| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:21 PM
It might not always have been the smoothest of rides, but it offered the desired finish: the National League West title.
The Dodgers won their second consecutive division title Wednesday night, fittingly behind the impressive pitching of Clayton...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Like many times before, Clayton Kershaw downplayed his performance Friday and highlighted the contributions of his teammates.
Only this time, his words reflected reality, not his modesty.
Kershaw became baseball's first 20-game winner on a day he...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Cubs outfielder Chris Coghlan is like one of those stand-ins at Oscars rehearsal who sit in the stars' chairs so the camera crew can practice their cues for the big telecast.
By the time the youth movement is in full bloom, Coghlan is likely to be one...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:33 PM
NEW YORK — Shortstop J.J. Hardy reiterated after Monday's game that he would like to remain in an Orioles uniform for the rest of his career following reports out of New York that said the pending free agent would consider signing with the Yankees....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:14 PM
MIAMI – The Marlins are without right-hander Anthony DeSclafani through Thursday. Suspended three-games for throwing at Brewers' outfielder Carlos Gomez, DeSclafani's appeal was unsuccessful. He began serving Tuesday.
DeSclafani remains an...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Job 1 for Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday: pitch the Dodgers to the National League West championship. He wins, and they clinch, with the San Francisco Giants on hand to witness the party.
Win or lose, Kershaw can etch his name in baseball's record book,...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When the Toronto Blue Jays overtook the New York Yankees for second place earlier this week and then won their game Wednesday night, the Blue Jays guaranteed that the Orioles couldn't capture the American League East crown until Monday at the earliest....
| Aug 1, 2014
| 5:07 AM
The annual Cubs-Sox series isn’t the only partisan event being held at Wrigley Field this season.
The Ricketts family will hold a political fundraiser at the ballpark on Aug. 12 for Pete Ricketts, the Republican nominee for governor of Nebraska....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Now that the Dodgers have officially clinched their second consecutive National League West title, it appears likely they will start this year’s postseason the same way they ended last year’s playoffs: with Clayton Kershaw on the mound against...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:06 PM
PITTSBURGH — Baseball's awards races are winding down, and the Baseball Writers Association of America has some difficult choices to make in the four voting categories for each league.
Mike Trout, Clayton Kershaw and Jose Abreu appear to be shoo-...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:05 PM
All games on WGN-AM 720.
Season series: Cubs 9-7.
Friday: 7:10 p.m., CSN.
LH Eric Jokisch (0-0, 1.74) vs. RH Matt Garza (8-8, 3.64)
Saturday: 6:10 p.m., WGN-9.
LH Tsuyoshi Wada (4-3, 3.22) vs. RH Wily Peralta (16-11, 3.62).
Sunday: 1:10 p.m.,...