| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:50 PM
JUPITER, Fla. Matt Holliday, encouraged by manager Mike Matheny, texted constantly. Skip Schumaker blew up the same man's cell phone.
For 10 days in December, current and former Cardinals lobbied free-agent infielder Mark Ellis on behalf of a pennant-...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 3:35 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. There is job security in 27 home runs, a luxury Domonic Brown is only beginning to understand. This spring's Grapefruit League games are not an audition, rather an opportunity for Brown to stress the details. The All-Star outfielder can...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 5:05 PM
JUPITER, Fla. Even when he is off working in near-obscurity, Oscar Taveras is never too far from someone willing to offer some form of jaw-dropping fascination or head-nodding approval.
On Saturday out on this remote practice field in the far back corner...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Why would Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt leave the Seminoles after one season — and a national-championship season at that — to make a lateral move to Georgia? Hard to figure, but one...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:38 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It should be clear to the Dodgers by now, the only way they win a game in the National League Championship Series is if their starter throws a shutout.
After Zack Greinke struck out 10 and gave up only two runs in eight innings in the opener and lost,...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Momentum is a one-game deal in the playoffs, and as high as the Dodgers were feeling Monday, they were as low after Tuesday.
The Dodgers fell, 4-2, to the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series, leaving them down...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Seems the Dodgers want to keep playing.
Using the sudden power of the solo home run and a terrific turnaround pitching performance from Zack Greinke, the Dodgers lived to fight another day with their 6-4 victory Wednesday afternoon over the Cardinals in...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:37 PM
LOS ANGELES -- It took the Dodgers five games to hit a home run in the NL championship series. Once Adrian Gonzalez powered up for the first one, their dormant offense broke loose.
Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke came through with the clutch...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
The Dodgers could have imagined a lot of scenarios for their Game 6 Friday night and never come up with the one that actually unfolded.
Not in the wildest dreams or darkest nightmares. Clayton Kershaw almost melting. Their defense unable to make a play....
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:28 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Dodgers' season was suddenly over and Clayton Kershaw couldn't explain why.
"I don't have an answer," he said. "I just wasn't good enough."
Baseball's consensus No. 1 pitcher unexpectedly fell apart Friday night at Busch Stadium,...