| May 25, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Getting used to it yet, this Josh Beckett who no longer relies on a dominant fastball and loves to drop in the curve?
Seems it is time. Beckett not only was at it again Sunday, he was doing it better than ever. Better than anyone dared imagine....
| May 23, 2014
| 10:29 PM
Six days removed from one of the worst games of his career, Clayton Kershaw was smiling again.
Kershaw pitched six scoreless innings Friday in the Dodgers' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, delivering a performance that inspired his teammates,...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:26 PM
ATLANTA -- In an otherwise forgettable season, Cole Hamels and three relief pitchers gave Philadelphia Phillies fans something to remember.
Hamels struck out seven in six no-hit innings and the bullpen took it from there as the Phillies pitched a...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Best laid plans and all. Tired of shoddy play on the field, and with shortstop Hanley Ramirez out because of a sore left calf, the Dodgers fielded what they thought was their best defensive lineup.
They then allowed three unearned runs on a pair of...
| May 24, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Hanley Ramirez didn't play Saturday in the Dodgers' 5-3 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies, as he was a late scratch from the lineup with what was said to be sore left calf muscle.
That could be significant. Or not.
Considering it's the Dodgers who...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 9:24 PM
By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange MIAMI - Jonathan Papelbon was effective during the game and combative immediately following.
Right fielder Marlon Byrd stroked an eighth-inning, game-winning single, and Papelbon returned from a suspension to get the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:06 PM
There are worse ways to lose a game, not that any would make the Dodgers feel any better about the way they fell, 3-2, to the Philadelphia Phillies in 10 innings Tuesday.
It wasn’t looking like their sharpest performance of the year, but they...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Zack Greinke looks pretty much the same whatever the situation. Whether his team is rolling or struggling, he's unruffled, not overly concerned.
Which makes him a pretty good guy to send out to the mound when the Dodgers are scuffling. For the third...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:06 PM
MIAMI Christian Yelich’s bases-loaded, two-out, walk-off single lifted the Marlins to a 4–3 win over the Phillies Thursday, giving Miami its seventh win in eight home series this season.
The lanky 21-year-old outfielder grounded a 1–...
| May 10, 2014
| 8:15 PM
First baseman Ryan Howard's fourth hit of the night, an RBI single with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, snapped a tie and lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 win over the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Phillies (17-18) won their...