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  • With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents

    With defensive shifts on the rise in baseball, Orioles among leading proponents
    Chris Davis groans at the mere mention of it. “I think it's becoming the new trend,” the Orioles first baseman says. “I'm not a big fan.” He's talking about the shifts that have swept through baseball in recent years as teams...
  • A-Rod, Hernandez: Athletes — Not Heroes

    A-Rod, Hernandez: Athletes — Not Heroes
    This summer has hardly been fun and games in the world of professional athletics. The two biggest sports stories revolve around performance enhancing drugs peddled from an "anti-aging" clinic in Coral Gables, Fla., and an execution-style shooting death in...
  • 'Elysium' review: Heavy metal

    'Elysium' review: Heavy metal
    **1/2 (out of four) At the end of a memorable “Simpsons” episode about ordinary people being overseen by a powerful organization, Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire asks, “Do you want to know the terrifying truth, or do you want to see me...
  • The magic of records and the integrity of baseball

    The magic of records and the integrity of baseball
    Major League Baseball's suspension of 13 players in its most recent attempt to address the use of performance-enhancing drugs, including an unprecedented 211-game suspension of its highest-paid player, Alex Rodriguez, is a welcome sign that the game is...
  • Dodgers pitchers have become quite the hit at the plate

    Dodgers pitchers have become quite the hit at the plate
    With two out and the bases loaded, the Dodgers needed a clutch hit to take the lead. Only one problem — the pitcher was up next. Clayton Kershaw stepped to the plate looking tall and lanky, his stance slightly open. "Obviously," he would later...
  • City hands over maintenance of Stengel Field to Glendale Unified School District

    City hands over maintenance of Stengel Field to Glendale Unified School District
    GLENDALE — With no resistance at all, the Glendale City Council handed over management of Stengel Field to the Glendale Unified School District by approving a memorandum of understanding between the two parties at Tuesday’s council meeting....
  • Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up

    Epstein has to know Sveum's number is up
    Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field. In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...
  • Dodgers' A.J. Ellis armed to break out of sudden hitting slump

    Dodgers' A.J. Ellis armed to break out of sudden hitting slump
    Now Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis has a bruise on his left arm to almost match the one on the right. So nice of the St. Louis Cardinals to keep him in balance and all. The bruises on his arms will heal, but right now Ellis is more concerned with his...
  • Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2

    Dodgers see it slip away in 13th, drop opener to Cardinals, 3-2
    It was taunt and tense. It was a sweaty, nervous little game. And ultimately, one extremely frustrating game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers lost the opener of the National League Championship Series, 3-2 in 13 innings, on Friday night when...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig goes out on strikes against Cardinals

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig goes out on strikes against Cardinals
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  • Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod

    Baseball's steroids hysteria: In defense of A-Rod
    People who follow the endless saga of doping in sports know there's one hard-and-fast rule: Any time a big name gets whacked, the quality of public debate on the issue plummets. That's certainly true of the case of Yankees third-baseman Alex Rodriguez,...