| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:43 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.--The absurdity continues.
Even in death, Marvin Miller cannot get elected to the Hall of Fame. The leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Assn. into the powerhouse of sports unions was rejected again Monday, when a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre -- three of baseball’s most decorated managers -- were unanimously selected Monday for induction to the Hall of Fame.
The announcement sets the stage for what could be one of the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 10:29 PM
The team had won 71 games, finishing a distant fourth in the American League West. The fans had gotten impatient. The best player in free agency had decided this would be all about the money, and that fourth-place team got him with a blowout bid.
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:27 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — In lieu of major activity at the winter meetings, the Dodgers celebrated two anniversaries.
Thursday marked one year since the Dodgers signed Hyun-Jin Ryu, a purchase that cost $62 million. Tuesday marked one year since...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:43 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Angels could use a designated hitter, particularly one that bats left-handed and could spell Albert Pujols at first base.
Kendrys Morales, who played the first six years of his career in Anaheim, would appear to be a...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 9:59 PM
Matt Kemp will spend his second consecutive off-season recovering from surgery.
Kemp underwent an operation Monday to clean up his sprained left ankle, a procedure that will prevent him from running for at least the next two months.
The Dodgers are...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun accepted a most interesting dinner invitation on Tuesday. He and his fiancee visited the home of Dino Laurenzi, the urine collector he disparaged publicly and privately.
Braun, meeting with reporters Wednesday for...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Matt Kemp's agent says Dodgers General Manager Ned Colletti told him Wednesday morning that the club won't trade the former All-Star outfielder. “He said that they’re not going to move him,” said Dave Stewart, who represents Kemp....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 4:41 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The San Diego Padres expect to retain third baseman Chase Headley, a person familiar with the team's thinking said Sunday at baseball's winter meetings.
Headley is eligible for free agency after next season. He and the Padres...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Don't even try to defend the money. The money for Jacoby Ellsbury is stupid. The money is insane.
And believe this much. There will be a Christmas Eve in, oh, 2020 when Hank and Hal Steinbrenner will be visited by the apparition of dear old dad. Boss...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Outfielder Mike Baxter has avoided salary arbitration and agreed to a one-year contract with the Dodgers, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The deal is worth $700,000, the source said.