| Jun 30, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Nothing can stop Hanley Ramirez’s roll right now. Not even a stop sign.
Ramirez didn’t even hesitate when he saw third base coach Tim Wallach throw his hands up after A.J. Ellis’ line drive single to right field and slid into home for...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Hanley Ramirez was ready to return to the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday just as Andre Ethier was scratched.
Ethier had tightness in his left calf, the result of being hit by a pitch nine days earlier, and the outfielder was sent to a doctor, Manager Don...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Los Angeles and Chicago have a short but intense playoff relationship, with the Kings and Blackhawks set to play Game 1 in the NHL Western Conference final at 2 p.m. PDT Saturday.
A quick primer.
Lakers vs. Bulls
The Lakers won NBA playoff series...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 7:38 PM
ARLINGTON, Texas — Consider the dilemma faced by Seattle Mariners General Manager Jack Zduriencik as Wednesday's nonwaiver trade deadline approaches.
The Mariners have virtually no shot at making the playoffs. So if Zduriencik decides to sell,...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:08 PM
NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here.
His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In the end, Ryan Braun cut himself a pretty good deal.
So he's tainted now, as a baseball player who used performance-enhancing substances? He's been tainted for two years. Nothing new there.
His thumb is injured. He's getting married in the fall. His...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:44 AM
The Dodgers have finally found something they are willing to fight for.
But on Tuesday night, it was the wrong thing.
In a brawl that will undoubtedly cost them suspensions that could even include their best player -- what was Swingin' Clayton Kershaw...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Playing for New Orleans last season, Mike Cervenak finished fifth in the Pacific Coast League with a .340 average. He was fifth in on-base percentage (.408), and 10th in OPS (.912). But at 36 years old, the one-time IronPig had problems finding a job over...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:27 PM
I don't speak Chinese, but the EDA Rhinos of the Chinese Professional Baseball League seems pretty excited to have Manny Ramirez on its roster this season (see link below). Ramirez may be the first Major League all-star to utter the words "I always wanted...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 6:39 AM
Former Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez is back in North America after his Taiwanese baseball adventure, but there's something different about him.
No, he's still washed up, but his trademark dreadlocks are now gone.
As part of his minor league deal with...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Four Orioles players are still in line to start for the American League in this year’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York, but one race is getting extremely close, according to the latest AL all-star fan balloting results released Saturday...