| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:14 AM
There was plenty of disappointment from Orioles fans on Tuesday when Buck Showalter placed second for the annual Sporting News American League Manager of the Year Award.
Showalter was edged by Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, whose team had the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Throughout the major league playoffs this season the Kansas City Royals have become known as a team of destiny.
Despite failing to go .500 over the last month of the season, they hung on to a wild card spot and sneaked into the American League...
| Oct 20, 2014
A Giants-Royals World Series might not seem like the most appealing matchup for South Florida baseball fans. Yet plenty of Broward County aficionados will be tuned in, following a couple of native sons that helped their respective teams win pennants....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The following are highlights from the 2014 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.
AFTER TRADE, MCCARTHY SHINES
Brandon McCarthy, a starter, found himself on both ends of the spectrum throughout the season. The Glendale native began the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:04 PM
Reality is a cruel mistress. It is angry and blunt. It is the mortal enemy of illusion.
Orioles fans were re-introduced to it Tuesday night, when the Orioles lost Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, 2-1, and essentially served notice that...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Reader Patrick Gallagher of Long Beach demands more notes columns. Statistics say we'd better respond.
In a recent scientifically inconclusive Los Angeles Times readership poll of 200 nuns, 47 ex-felons and 622 out-of-work lawyers, my regular readership...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 4:47 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Heavy rains Monday did what the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles (so far) have failed to do -- slow down the Kansas City Royals.
The Royals, who won their first six playoff games, and Orioles were rained...
| Oct 6, 2014
In Monday's Pictures in the News, people dance during a “@PinDropParty” in the 2nd Street tunnel as cyclists ride by during CicLAvia on Sunday. Kansas City, Mo.: The Royals celebrate an 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels that clinched the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The Dodgers and Angels have clearly shown us that regular-season records and inflated payrolls, regardless of how impressive, do not make champions. Championships are earned in the postseason, and happen when each individual player performs to his maximum...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Right-hander Darren O’Day has been one of the Orioles’ most dependable late-inning relief pitchers this season.
And even though he has struggled recently, manager Buck Showalter said before Saturday's game that he wasn’t worried...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 9:36 PM
No one had to tell Clayton Kershaw that the playoffs mean everything.
"It's a whole new season," the Dodgers pitcher said. "And nobody cares about what you did in the regular season."
Just last week, Southern California baseball fans were buzzing...