| Jan 3, 2015
| 9:00 PM
I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 4:29 AM
Yankees say they have no interest in Jon Lester
He went from bearded, long-haired Idiot in Boston to clean-cut, pinstripe-wearing star in New York. Like Babe Ruth before him, Johnny Damon won World Series rings on both sides of the Red...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:08 PM
It doesn't get any bigger than this, Orlando.
The sharks are coming!
No, not the San Jose Sharks, hockey puck breath.
Even as we speak, I can envision Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer getting his head bit off on national TV. (Or maybe a...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw won the National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday, becoming only the ninth pitcher in history to win three.
The others who have done it are considered among the best to ever step on a major league mound: Sandy Koufax,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Clayton Kershaw still doesn’t have a World Series ring, but he received the ultimate consolation prize Thursday.
Kershaw was voted the most valuable player of the National League, becoming the first NL pitcher to win the award since Bob Gibson...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:20 PM
Memo to The Times: Clayton Kershaw gets it. Dodgers' fans get it. The entire Los Angeles Basin gets it. Yes, the Dodgers were eliminated in the playoffs. So what a shame it is that you essentially spoil what should be uplifting stories about Kershaw...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A year after winning the World Series, the Red Sox embraced a youth movement and stumbled to last place. The reaction from Yawkey Way? Spend like it's Black Friday. Rotund third baseman Pablo Sandoval reportedly has agreed to a deal worth close to $100...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Clayton Kershaw didn't win a World Series ring this year, but landed the ultimate consolation prize Thursday.
Kershaw was named the most valuable player of the National League, becoming the first pitcher to win the award since Bob Gibson in 1968....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...