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  • The Times' MLB rankings

    The Times' MLB rankings
    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. KANSAS CITY: Yordano Ventura threatened a beanball if the Royals weren’t atop the rankings. (2)  2. ST. LOUIS: The Cardinals’ 1.92 earned-run average...
  • Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?

    Jackie Robinson's high school team is struggling; will Dodgers help?
    On a chilly and cloudy Friday afternoon, the high school baseball home of Jackie Robinson is a cratered, weed-choked monument to a memory forgotten. When Pasadena John Muir High steps carefully onto its field against rival Pasadena High, the main...
  • Gonzalez's three-run homer leads Dodgers to 11-8 win over Padres

    Gonzalez's three-run homer leads Dodgers to 11-8 win over Padres
    KEY MOMENT: The Dodgers increased their advantage to 10-3 in the fifth inning, when Howie Kendrick and Juan Uribe hit two-run home runs. Those runs later proved valuable, as the Padres scored four in the sixth inning, including three on Justin Upton's...
  • A-Rod still hitting homers, even if Yankees don't want to pay for them

    A-Rod still hitting homers, even if Yankees don't want to pay for them
    Josh Hamilton could help the Angels win this year. No doubt about it, certainly not from Angels Manager Mike Scioscia or the players. Owner Arte Moreno banished Hamilton anyway. The New York Yankees decided to let Alex Rodriguez hit home runs for them,...
  • Cubs rained out; long delay not easy on pitcher Jake Arrieta

    Cubs rained out; long delay not easy on pitcher Jake Arrieta
    CINCINNATI — Jake Arrieta might have extra motivation Sunday when he faces the Reds. Arrieta's start was pushed back after Saturday's game was rained out following a 4-hour, 13-minute delay during which Arrieta was relegated to taking selfies with...
  • Baseball quotes of the week: A's Brett Lawrie calls out K.C. fans

    Baseball quotes of the week: A's Brett Lawrie calls out K.C. fans
    "I got a first-pitch missed curveball up in my head, and everyone leaps up in their seat like Bruce Buffer is about to come out." —Brett Lawrie, Oakland Athletics infielder, blaming Kansas City fans for "antagonizing everything" during a chippy...
  • Twins take down M's, 8-5

    SEATTLE Could it really have been less than 24 hours before that Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners rolled to a crisp and clean 2-0 shutout win over the Minnesota Twins in just 2 hours and 3 minutes? On Saturday night, with a nearly packed Safeco...
  • Scott Baker, not Joe Wieland, to start for Dodgers on Sunday

    Scott Baker, not Joe Wieland, to start for Dodgers on Sunday
    Right-hander Scott Baker will be promoted from triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday to start for the Dodgers in their series finale against the San Diego Padres, Manager Don Mattingly said. The Times previously reported that the Dodgers were expected to call...
  • Harvey Halts Yankees

    , NEW YORK — All that Alex Rodriguez had to show for his first time facing Matt Harvey was admiration for the young ace. Baseball's top villain went hitless in four at-bats against the Dark Knight, and the rest of the Yankees had about as much...
  • Teixeira, Pineda help Yanks end Mets' 11-game win streak

    On a night that felt more like October than late April, Michael Pineda gave the Yankees an impressive performance in a matchup all of New York could get behind in the World Series. Pineda consistently threw deceptive strikes into the eighth inning,...
  • Lough HR In 10th, Orioles Top Red Sox 5-4 To End 5-Game Skid

    Lough HR In 10th, Orioles Top Red Sox 5-4 To End 5-Game Skid
    BALTIMORE (AP) — David Lough hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning to cap a two-run rally against Koji Uehara, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak. A crowd of 36,757 showed...