| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:54 PM
— After New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens tossed the barrel of a broken bat at New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza in the most seminal World Series moment most people will ever remember, the line of questioning at the winning manager's postgame...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The Dodgers have two dominant starting pitchers, Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke, heading into the playoffs, which has many Dodgers fans' hearts fluttering, since that tells them that they should win the World Series.
But does it really? A check of...
| May 22, 2014
| 7:35 PM
It was going to happen someday. Nobody keeps a roll going like that forever, not even Zack Greinke. Inevitable as a spring breeze.
Greinke’s streak of giving up two or fewer runs in 21 consecutive starts finally came to an end Thursday, if...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:15 PM
It's well-established how tough being a Cubs fan can be. You give and give, and they never deliver. But still you hope and hope, praying the next batch of newcomers turns it all around.
The Cubs have plenty of talent to excite the fan base, including...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:16 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Morgan Tuck is encouraged by her recovery from knee surgery, positive news for UConn.
The Huskies need her to help Kiah Stokes and Breanna Stewart deal with the post now that Stefanie Dolson is in the WNBA.
"She's good," Geno...
| 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 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 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....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:00 PM
As he walks out the door, Bud Selig completed a final victory. The man who sat at the wheel of baseball for more than two decades managed to get his chosen successor the requisite votes, despite a faction of owners that had opposed the choice. In the end,...