| Feb 28, 2015
| 9:29 AM
MESA, Ariz. – Jon Lester downplayed the suggestion that his success is tied solely to catcher David Ross.
“I think a lot of that stuff is getting overblown now,” Lester said Saturday. “It kind of makes it sound like I can’t...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Jimmy Rollins savors a bite of bacon at his locker, then steals a quick glimpse at the bright blue No. 11 uniform hanging behind him. It's before 8 a.m. in the desert and the veteran shortstop becomes a bit poetic about it all, the cross-country move back...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 1:06 PM
The Orioles’ pending deal with infielder Everth Cabrera is expected to be finalized Wednesday as the team officially kicks off spring training with its first full-squad workout of the season.
But when Cabrera arrives, he will do so with few...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Come on, come one, come on. Can we do this already? This waiting has been a killer. Spring training should have started last week, or maybe last month.
It’s supposed to be the same every year, but for some reason this spring’s start seemed...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 10:36 AM
Rapper Jay Z loves sports. That includes baseball. He raps about being a regular at New York Yankees games in "Empire State of Mind" and is a certified Major League Baseball sports agent.
But, somehow or another, he managed get one of the most famous...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:43 AM
Andy Warhol would have loved this winter.
In only 3-1/2 months, every major league team seemed to have its own 15 minutes of fame, from the usual suspects to the perennial wannabes.
The Blue Jays and A's started it with a blockbuster trade, the Red...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 4:57 PM
The Dodgers won 94 games last year, repeating as champion of the National League West. They could open the season with a new second baseman, shortstop, catcher and center fielder, with newcomers in 40% of the starting rotation and 50% of the bullpen....
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:23 AM
It was a part of Dodger Stadium tradition, just like Vin Scully on the radio and Dodger dogs on the grill. If you wanted the cheapest ticket at the ballpark, you headed for the top deck.
No more. The cheapest tickets at Dodger Stadium this year are on...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 7:47 PM
The Boston Red Sox got Hanley Ramirez, and Pablo Sandoval too.
The Dodgers got Juan Nicasio. He is a pitcher, given away by the Colorado Rockies, the team most desperate for pitching in all of baseball.
It was that kind of Monday in Los Angeles, on...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Clayton Kershaw emphasized that he wasn't taking his latest Cy Young Award for granted.
"You don't want to have anything take away from that," he said.
"For me, personally, the season didn't end the way I wanted it to," he said. "I...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Clayton Kershaw didn't win a World Series ring this year, but landed the ultimate consolation prize Thursday.
Kershaw was named the most valuable player of the National League, becoming the first pitcher to win the award since Bob Gibson in 1968....