| Jul 2, 2013
Several races for starting positions in the All-Star Game are still very close. Keep in mind, voting ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night (July 3). Rosters will be revealed on FOX on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos......
| Feb 4, 2012
| 5:34 PM
No. 13 Giants: 18th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Reds.
When it comes to winning games, Bruce Bochy does more with less. He wouldn't mind a little more relaxation.
With the dominant pitching staff built around Tim Lincecum, Matt...
| Apr 17, 2011
GLENDALE — The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Brandon McCarthy (Glendale native) starting pitcher, Oakland Athletics: McCarthy continues to justify being handed a rotation spot by the Athletics in spring training with...
| Jul 12, 2011
NL behind pitchers
Don't blink, or you might miss the All-Star Game.
Two prevailing trends suggest a 3-1 victory by the National League in this the Year of the Pitcher II. Scoring is down, which is likely to eliminate...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 5:00 AM
A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations.
Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:55 AM
WEATHER: Mostly cloudy, high near 72. Thursday night is expected to be cloudy, with a low around 61.
TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.
School buses rack up hundreds of speed camera tickets: Automated speed cameras,...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:29 PM
The beauty of baseball is that even fat guys can play it, and play it well. It's the most democratic of sports. You can be chunky, you can be roly-poly, you can be out and out blubbery and still find a place in this game.
I should know. I played it for...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist.
Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate.
But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 1:20 PM
All-Star games are not a spectacle anymore. Across the board, in every sport, All-Star games are starting to lose their luster, the interest of wanting to see glorified exhibition games slowly waning.
Back in the days before the internet, satellite...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Mets 5, Nationals 3: Stephen Strasburg surrendered three hits over two innings - including a single and home run to the first two batters he faced - in his first action since Sept. 7. David Wright was hitless in three at-bats for New...