| 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,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:48 PM
BOSTON -- It probably doesn't mean that much, but the Boston Red Sox have gotten hot.
The last-place, defending World Series champions erupted for seven runs in the sixth inning and roared from behind to their fourth straight win, a come-from-behind 9-...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
In 1986, Don Mattingly batted .352 for the New York Yankees. He hit 31 home runs. He led the American League in hits, doubles, total bases, slugging percentage and OPS. He won a Gold Glove at first base.
His statistics arguably were better than they...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
What a thrill it was (for five seconds) to see Don Drysdale’s picture on the cover of Sunday’s sports section.
One of our own, a legendary Dodger, No. 53, was front-page news again.
It was a thrill until flipping over the fold —...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Los Yanquis consideran que necesitan más apoyo ofensivo
Nueva York, 26 jul (EFE).- El gerente general de los Yanquis de Nueva York, Brian Cashman, admitió que el equipo necesita algún tipo de apoyo ofensivo que le permita ser un equipo más competitivo de...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:09 PM
Clayton Kershaw for most valuable player? His manager won't be leading the campaign.
With the National League lacking a dominant offensive player along the lines of Miguel Cabrera or Mike Trout, Kershaw has emerged as a candidate in a field of solid but...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Dodgers fans can talk about what might be. Angels fans can talk about what might have been.
When the rosters for Major League Baseball's All-Star game were announced Saturday afternoon, the National League team included Dodgers left-hander Clayton...