| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:15 PM
Last year the Dodgers just beat up on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Went 15-4 against them and barely seemed to break a sweat.
It is, as they like to say, a new season. And in the teams' first meeting of 2015 on Friday, the Diamondbacks engineered a very...
| Apr 9, 2015
PHOENIX Whenever the San Francisco Giants dipped into the minor leagues for a spot starter in recent years, the ugly results nearly required stitches. So you could understand if some folks looked at Chris Heston and saw a tomato can.
Those folks didn't...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 12:40 AM
Two games into the season, the World Series champion San Francisco Giants are beset by injuries to several key players.
That was the team's biggest issue following a 7-6 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
All-Star pitcher Matt Cain was...
| Apr 8, 2015
PHOENIX Ryan Vogelsong, the San Francisco Giants' sudden No. 2 starter, pitched through constant traffic. On another night, he might have emerged with just a door ding or two.
But David Peralta hit a three-run home run in the third inning. Jake Lamb...
| Apr 7, 2015
PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner rubbed up one baseball after another, shrinking them down to the size of eggs in his meaty hands. He stepped on the rubber with that doleful look of his and kept busting those mule-kicking cutters on the hands of opposing...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:37 AM
Giancarlo Stanton is the favorite to win the 2015 National League Most Valuable Player award, at least in the estimation of www.Bovada.lv.
Bovada also has pegged Stanton as most likely to lead the major leagues in home runs, making him a 7/1 favorite...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired Manager Kirk Gibson on Friday, one day after hiring Dave Stewart as their new general manager.
The decision to fire Gibson -- and bench coach Alan Trammell -- was announced not by Stewart but by Tony La Russa, the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:58 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates are likely to be without the reigning National League Most Valuable Player for at least three weeks.
Andrew McCutchen is headed to the disabled list due to a serious oblique muscle injury, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:51 PM
It’s Tony La Russa, baseball genius!
Hey, it’s no more a reach than any other explanation for Clayton Kershaw’s incredible meltdown.
The Diamondbacks hired La Russa as their new Big Enchilada of Baseball earlier Saturday, and then...
| May 17, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Clayton Kershaw has returned this season from a strained back muscle that landed him on the disabled list for the first time.
Now, Kershaw will have to recover from one of the worst starts of his seven-year career.
Kershaw was charged Saturday with...