| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:27 AM
When the National League playoff matchups were set Sunday, the Dodgers had a more immediate crisis with which to deal. L.A. plays the Atlanta Braves, but Matt Kemp is out for the rest of the season.
With Andre Ethier questionable, the Dodgers could open...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 3:54 PM
If you have tickets for playoff games at Dodger Stadium, and you would like to know what time the games start so you can plan your weekend or ask your boss for time off – sorry, you’ll have to wait a few more days.
Such is the power of...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Julio Teheran's ability to work through trouble impressed manager Fredi Gonzalez, who said it's more proof of the young right-hander's added maturity in his breakout season.
Teheran made it through six scoreless innings and a tired Atlanta bullpen held...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Jason Heyward singled and Justin Upton doubled in a three-run eighth inning Wednesday night in the Atlanta Braves’ sweep-capping 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals, a game played nicely by both sides one night after a fastball to Bryce Harper&...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 4:56 PM
1. Tigers (4): Acquired closer Jose Veras from the Astros at a time Detroit hadn't had a blown save in 40 games. The bullpen has been much better since Joaquin Benoit took over as the closer.
2. Cardinals (1): They kicked the tires on Alexei Ramirez but...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Starlin Castro is 23. Ditto Anthony Rizzo. They're not exactly going to be old men when the Cubs' best-in-baseball wave of amateur talent starts rolling into Wrigley Field, although they might feel like it.
With University of San Diego slugger Kris...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Kris Medlen outpitched the Royals' Ervin Santana over seven innings, Jason Heyward hit a go-ahead homer, and the Atlanta Braves' bullpen hung on for a 4-3 victory Tuesday night in the team's first visit to Kansas City.
Medlen (5-7) limited the Royals...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:34 PM
On Friday night, Yasiel Puig etched his name in the Major League Baseball record book with his fourth home run in the fifth game of his career. Only he and Mike Jacobs (2005, Mets) have accomplished that feat.
But no rookie has ever cranked five...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 10:25 PM
And then there are those games when it all comes flooding back. The nice but not good enough starting pitching. The weak offense. Another loss.
The Dodgers dropped a tad deeper into last place Saturday, falling to the Atlanta Braves, 2-1, before a...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Stephen Fife threw two bad pitches on an otherwise impressive night Saturday.
Unfortunately for the Dodgers, those two pitches -- a hanging curve to Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to lead off the fifth inning and a meaty fastball to pitcher Kris Medlen...
| Jun 11, 2013
Last week's ranking in parentheses.
1. Cardinals (1): Only the Rockies can match their lineup. Nobody can match their balance, with Adam Wainwright right back where he was in 2009-10 as a Cy Young candidate.
2. Braves (4): Julio Teheran and Kris...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:28 PM
One current and a several former Phillies have been named to USA Baseball's 2013 World Baseball Classic provisional roster. Provisional rosters allow up to 28 players to be listed, creating a pool of players who are eligible to be named......