| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:23 PM
It took six minutes and a dozen questions before his name came up in Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly’s pregame interview Friday. That may have been a record.
“So how do you communicate with Puig?” one reporter asked.
The Dodgers rookie...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Lois Peralta's Mustang GT is Dodger blue. That's also the color she paints her toenails for each game.
When the Dodgers lose, she wipes the polish off and starts over. Fresh toenails equal a fresh start for her team.
Ritual is everywhere in baseball...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 5:04 PM
The Orioles don’t have a top 5 pick in this year’s amateur draft, which begins Thursday night.
But there could be a player with distant ties to the organization getting selected that early.
Colin Moran, a third baseman from the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:49 PM
Major League Baseball is reportedly preparing to seek suspensions for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and more than a dozen other big leaguers connected to a now-closed Miami-area medical clinic.
The names of Braun, Rodriguez and the others turned up during...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Clippers guard Chauncey Billups won the first Twyman-Stokes Award as the NBA's best teammate, the league announced Sunday.
Billups was selected in a vote by NBA players, who were asked to choose the best teammate based on "selfless play, on- and off-...
| 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...
| 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...