| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:39 PM
It is not unusual for a kid to decide he has no interest in going into the family business. It is a bit different for Lucas Giolito, who turned his back on Hollywood and still might come out ahead in the departments of fame and fortune.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 10:30 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — We have covered a number of topics here every Sunday since I began writing this last March, from the megabucks Dodgers' going Hollywood to the legacy of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team.
We looked at how the death of...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 8:09 PM
The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions.
The hiring of two-time American League manager of the year Joe Maddon seems imminent,...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 1:15 PM
For the second time in as many seasons the Miami Marlins were involved in a season-ending no-hitter. Here's a side-by-side look at Henderson Alvarez's no-no against the Togers at Marlins Park in 2013 and Jordan Zimmermann's no-hitter Sunday at Nationals...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:40 PM
The aces went down in a hurry this October. Clayton Kershaw and David Price, gone. Stephen Strasburg and Max Scherzer, done. Zack Greinke and Justin Verlander, out. Jered Weaver and Jordan Zimmermann, see you in spring training.
The best starting...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:39 PM
Houston (EEUU), 9 oct (EFE).- La eliminación de los Dodgers de Los Ángeles y los Nacionales de Washington, en sus respectivas series de división del "Viejo Circuito", tuvo el mismo denominador común, ninguno de los dos equipos puso el bate oportuno cuando...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Joe Panik scored on a wild pitch to break a seventh-inning tie, and the San Francisco Giants edged the Washington Nationals 3-2 Tuesday to grab a spot in the National League Championship Series.
The Giants, a wild-card entrant in the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:20 PM
As it turned out, the San Francisco Giants had the Washington Nationals right where they wanted them.
Pablo Sandoval's RBI double tied the game with two outs in the ninth inning, and Brandon Belt's solo homer in the 18th gave the never-say-die Giants...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set.
The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- When Washington Nationals starter Jordan Zimmermann headed to the bullpen to warm up for his start Sunday, bullpen coach Matt LeCroy did not notice anything different about the mild-mannered right-hander from tiny Auburndale, Wisc....
| Sep 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
WASHINGTON The Marlins' relievers reveled as they watched the ball head their way, anticipating it would find grass and roll toward them. What happened instead silenced the visitors' bullpen and prompted the rest of Nationals Park to erupt in appreciation...