| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Coming off a heartbreaking, walk-off loss to open their 10-game, West Coast road trip Friday night, the Orioles’ resilience was tested Saturday night against an Oakland Athletics club with the best record in baseball.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Rest assured, there were plenty of “Do Not Disturb” signs hanging from doors in the Orioles' team hotel Friday.
The early postponement of Friday afternoon’s game in Boston allowed the Orioles, who arrived here around 4 a.m., to go back...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Justin Turner's role with the Dodgers carries an unglamorous title: Utility player.
Turner, a Cal State Fullerton product, has played every infield position this season, helping his injury-prone team to a comfortable advantage in the National League...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:40 PM
It can be a miserably long season, six grueling months with precious few days off, playing 162 games without a clock.
Bodies break down, spirits lag, the sun bakes. Yet it’s not always the strongest teams that survive but the deepest.
| Mar 22, 2014
| 11:50 AM
SYDNEY, Australia — Scott Van Slyke knows this won’t last forever. When Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp return, Van Slyke will be the Dodgers’ fifth outfielder.
But however the remainder of the season unfolds for him, Van Slyke will always...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Dodgers’ off-season maneuvering is more down to the fine-tuning than meeting glaring needs. Sure, they’re interested in Masahiro Tanaka and would listen on David Price. They’d listen to a lot of things.
But a real need is something...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
I've noticed over the past few years, it seems the Cubs are the only team that continues to deploy a left and right-handed lineup card depending on the starting pitcher. To me, that seems like it would be hard for anyone to get in a groove. Why not just...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Where were we with Yasiel Puig? Oh, yeah, it’s always something.
This time it was potential injury, and although it did not appear serious, it hasn’t been ruled out.
Puig was on time for batting practice and back in the lineup Saturday...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Yasiel Puig, the never-ending story …
The Dodgers' uber-talented outfielder was not in the lineup Sunday aginst the Giants and left the clubhouse early to have an MRI exam on his sore left thumb.
Puig injured the thumb Saturday sliding head-...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Having fulfilled his initial goal of making the Dodgers' opening-day roster, Dee Gordon now has a new ambition.
"Do what I can to be the starting second baseman, just show them they can trust me and give them confidence that I can be their guy every...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:58 PM
I believe it was that great baseball sage, Daffy Duck, who said of the Dodgers’ bullpen: “What a predicament!”
The Dodgers are flush with relievers. Stocked with veteran arms. Have three former closers backing up Kenley Jansen....