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  • Bob Welch dies at 57; faced Reggie Jackson in classic World Series duel

    He provided the Dodgers with an iconic moment: a fresh-faced rookie blowing away baseball's most feared hitter in a David vs. Goliath World Series duel before a roaring capacity crowd in Chavez Ravine. Bob Welch striking out the New York Yankees' Reggie...
  • Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash

     Review: 'This Dark Road to Mercy' by Wiley Cash
    Twelve-year-old Easter Quillby's earliest memory of her father was watching him, from a distance, play baseball. When she was 9, Wade Chesterfield (she calls him "Wade," not "Dad") abandoned Easter, her younger sister Ruby, and their mom, Corinne. Three...
  • Chris Davis discusses steroids: 'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'

    Chris Davis discusses steroids:  'I have never taken them. I have no reason to'
    Orioles first baseman Chris Davis understands that there are going to be whispers, and that those will grow louder if he continues his torrid home run pace. He is, after all, a muscle-rippling power hitter with video-game home run totals. He knows the...
  • The Hall truth: The change it must make

    The Hall truth: The change it must make
    History, it has been said, is written by the winners. But sometimes, writers write history, and I’m hoping those with Hall of Fame ballots do that today. When the names of the newest inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame are announced, I hope...
  • Dodgers-Diamondbacks suspensions: L.A. wins in a KO

    Dodgers-Diamondbacks suspensions: L.A. wins in a KO
    Major League Baseball has revealed its scorecard for this week's brawl between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Dodgers have won in a knockout. Both teams had pitchers who were clearly throwing at hitters, yet only the Diamondbacks lost...
  • Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition

    Ravens' Flacco carries on the 'I'm going to Disney World' tradition
    Win the Super Bowl, and head to Disney. It's a tradition now since Phil Sims uttered the words, "I'm going to Disney World" after winning Super Bowl XXI with the New York Giants in 1987. Now, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets the free trip...
  • Hanley Ramirez suffers injury in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Cubs

    Hanley Ramirez suffers injury in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Cubs
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  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs

    Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs
    Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
  • Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era

    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'...
  • Ryan Braun makes best of bad situation by accepting suspension

    Ryan Braun makes best of bad situation by accepting suspension
    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...
  • Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers

    Cardinals hit to the situation; Red Sox wear down pitchers
    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...