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  • Watch Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium

    Watch Giancarlo Stanton hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton became only the fourth player in history to hit a home run out of Dodger Stadium when he absolutely crushed a Mike Bolsinger pitch in the first inning on Tuesday. Stanton's estimated 478-foot blast bounced off the...
  • Dodgers get season-high 21 hits in 11-1 win over Miami Marlins

    Dodgers get season-high 21 hits in 11-1 win over Miami Marlins
    As Giancarlo Stanton rounded the bases at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, the fans there did something they rarely do when a visiting player hits a home run. They applauded. Stanton unofficially became the fourth player to ever send a baseball out of...
  • Offense remains in deep freeze during MLB season's 1st week

    Offense remains in deep freeze during MLB season's 1st week
    Batters stayed stuck in the deep freeze in the sport's offensive ice age during the first week of the new major league season, with scoring remaining near its lowest level in more than two decades. There was an average of 8.34 runs per game through...
  • Pete Rose Hall of Fame ban should stick forevermore

    Pete Rose Hall of Fame ban should stick forevermore
    The apologists are lining up for Pete Rose again. Good people. Great people. Iconic names like Cal Ripken Jr., who recently said, "To me, he's a Hall of Fame player with the most hits. He should be celebrated in the Hall of Fame." Respectfully so, I...
  • As Alex Rodriguez Demonstrates, It Takes A Long Time To Judge True Greatness

    As Alex Rodriguez Demonstrates, It Takes A Long Time To Judge True Greatness
    NEW YORK — John Farrell was talking Friday about what it would be like to look out at Yankee Stadium and not see No. 2 in pinstripes. He was talking about how people of the present-day generation always would associate the Yankees with Derek Jeter...
  • Try This Test Of Your Baseball Knowledge

    Try This Test Of Your Baseball Knowledge
    Visiting a struggling pitcher on the mound, Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver advised, "If you know how to cheat, start now." Be advised that Googling is cheating as you try to identify: 1. The player who compiled at least 400 total bases in five...
  • Declining offense in baseball: Just a blip, or an alarming trend?

    Declining offense in baseball: Just a blip, or an alarming trend?
    Hitting always came easy to Don Mattingly, or at least it seemed that way. He won a batting title and compiled a .307 career batting average in 14 seasons with the New York Yankees. But a lot has changed since his last game as a player in 1995. Teams...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera have relied on same batting coach

     Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera have relied on same batting coach
    Yasiel Puig shares more than a home country with Hector Olivera, the Cuban infielder who agreed to a $62.5-million contract with the Dodgers this week. Puig and Olivera learned how to hit from the same person. "His father was my hitting coach," Puig...
  • Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu out for opening day, so who'll step in?

    Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu out for opening day, so who'll step in?
    With the injured left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu ruled out for opening day, would the Dodgers look to trade for another starting pitcher? Yes, if they can add an arm for the back of their rotation. No, Cole Hamels is not walking through that door. The...
  • Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs

    Anthony Rizzo tells Sammy Sosa to reunite with Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. -- Sammy Sosa’s arrival at Cubs’ camp back in the day was always a media event. "Did you miss me?" was Sosa's annual catchphrase. Sosa has been gone from the Cubs for a decade now, but now there are rumblings the cold war...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig has the loftiest goals and that's a good thing

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig has the loftiest goals and that's a good thing
    As our friend the Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, “Big results require big ambitions.” Say this for Yasiel Puig, he is nothing if not hugely ambitious. No, bigger than that. Still bigger. Remember that talk Dodgers hitting coach...