| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:00 PM
It's supposed to be fun, and entertaining.
Gather some of Major League Baseball's most feared sluggers, surround them with All-Star teammates egging them on, pump up the volume on the stadium music, and tell the participants to hammer the ball as long...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983.
It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Sometimes it’s just not hip to be a Dodger.
You could check with young stars Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig, who both left in the middle of Saturday’s game with hip injuries, or as it turned out, reliever Chris Perez.
Perez gave up a game-...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Go to Colorado and you expect runs by the tons. Humidor or not, the runs still pile up in the Mile High City.
Just not always, and particularly when Zack Greinke happens to be on the mound.
Greinke has been remarkably consistent this season, and he...
| May 2, 2014
| 1:48 PM
MIAMI --- Tras barrer sin misericordia a los Bravos de Atlanta, los Marlins de Miami inician hoy viernes 2 de mayo otra serie de tres juegos en casa ante los Dodgers de Los Angeles.
Los Marlins (14-14) tienen marca de 12-4 en el Marlins Park y de 2-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:25 PM
PITTSBURGH — A.J. Burnett calls Pittsburgh Pirates teammate Andrew McCutchen the most humble superstar with whom he has played.
"Just as loose as can be all the time," Burnett said. "He wears his pride on his sleeve when he plays."
| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 11:44 PM
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As the Angels slipped into fourth place in a season slipping toward oblivion, it just got away from them. The inning, and maybe the year....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford uses just any old bat when he faces Mariano Rivera. The more rickety and age-worn, the better.
He knows there's a good chance his bat — and his at-bat — will be doomed by what many consider the most...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:26 PM
The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...