| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order.
Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
| Mar 7, 2014
In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Tuesday may have been looking forward at media day for the Hurricanes baseball team. But it was also a day two of the program's biggest former stars were celebrated for their accomplishments.
The College Baseball Foundation announced Tuesday that...
| Apr 1, 2013
As the chaperon of Michigan's Muskegon Lassies in the 1940s, Helen Hannah Campbell made sure the professional baseball players wore lipstick and properly modest uniform skirts in the "girls league" founded to keep ballparks filled while men were away at...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 4:48 PM
The last and most prolific day of Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft brought a little of everything to area fans.
-- The Detroit Tigers picked another Verlander.
-- Numerous players from state colleges who had successful seasons, including...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Yankees’ star Alex Rodriguez is being suspended from Major League Baseball through the 2014 season — reportedly the longest non-lifetime suspension in baseball history -- for violating the MLB’s drug policy. (He can play while he...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 PM
It was one of those rare days where Jim Smiley pulled his collection of baseball memorabilia out of storage and into his La Crescenta home.
While Smiley hasn’t seen most of the items in quite a while, he only brings them out about four times a...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Justin Bass is a big Los Angeles Dodgers fan, but for nearly four weeks he has been shut out of the action.
The continuing contract dispute between television giants CBS Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. has blacked out the CBS-owned KCBS Channel 2 and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Famed Dodgers play-by-play broadcaster Vin Scully will be the grand marshal of the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, officials announced Thursday.
Appearing in front of the Tournament of Roses House, Scully -- who recently announced plans to call games...