| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas He pulled up in the golf cart wearing sunglasses, white athletic shoes, designer jeans and a designer T-shirt. In this outfit, Derek Jeter knows he is better than you and me.
Two steps in front of me, he pulls the door to the visiting...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Siempre consideré a Greg Maddux como un lanzador aburrido. Ahora reconozco que lo consideraba aburrido, soporífero, repetitivo o predecible era en realidad perfección en su expresión más genuina.
Maddux, quien ingresó al Salón de la Fama del béisbol...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Baseball icon Don Zimmer died Wednesday night at age 83. If you're like me, despite all the memorable things he did in his career as a player, coach and manager, one thing leaps to mind: the time he picked a fight with Boston Red Sox ace Pedro Martinez....
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:17 PM
OMAHA, Neb. — UC Irvine slugger Taylor Sparks brought a little muscle to the small-ball showdown between the Anteaters and Texas in the opener of the College World Series on Saturday.
The junior third basemen went three for four with a double...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:53 PM
An exemption would have allowed Brad Faxon to play in this week's Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour event in Connecticut he won in 2005.
But after passing on the Encompass Championship last year, he decided to join the 50-and-over set this week....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:23 PM
Belly up and plant a flag, because there's no way of settling this debate. Still, it doesn't mean that an argument can't be made that Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday provided baseball with its greatest pitching performance.
Not this season, but ever. As in...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:31 PM
HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983.
It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 9:56 PM
White Sox: Parity helps White Sox remain contender despite 28th-ranked fielding, 26th-ranked pitching entering weekend.
Indians: Lonnie Chisenhall hits three homers, drives in nine runs and goes 5-for-5 vs. Rangers....
| Apr 6, 2014
| 1:11 PM
For more than 30 years, Ken Burns has created documentaries about United States history.
Baseball is part of that history, and Burns' Emmy Award-winning series on the sport 20 years ago examined the national pastime through the years.
Burns will be at...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The pressure that Kevin Davidson feels has increased since he stopped trying to hit overpowering fastballs and curveballs that moved as much as a first-grader at recess.
Make sense? It does in Davidson's world, where the numbers he peruses daily are...
| May 22, 2014
| 9:58 PM
Mets 5, Dodgers 3
ON THE MOUND: In the aftermath of a start that lasted only five innings, Zack Greinke admitted he wasn't his sharpest. Greinke was charged with three runs and four hits. He walked two. The game snapped a streak of 21 consecutive starts...