| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:02 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clayton Kershaw and Michael Wacha have a lot in common.
Both were first-round draft picks, Kershaw by the Dodgers in 2006 and Wacha by the St. Louis Cardinals six years later. Both played high school baseball in Dallas, both pitched in...
| 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 8:54 PM
(Reuters) - A timeline of key Major League Baseball doping milestones:
Aug 22 - A jar of androstenedione is discovered in the locker of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire, who admits he uses the steroids precursor. McGwire goes on to hit a then Major...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Jerry Kramer used to be bitter about being snubbed by the Hall of Fame, the former Green Bay Packers guard who was an integral part of five championship teams in the 1960s vowing to stick it to the pro football shrine in Canton, Ohio, if he had the...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Hall of Fame shut its doors to the living last year. That was a metaphor, or so we were told. No breathing inductees, and down the slippery slope to irrelevance.
Nonsense then, absurdity now.
One year after the Baseball Writers' Assn. of America...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 9:12 AM
RPM Italian's motto might as well be “For celebrities, by celebrities.”
The River North restaurant co-owned by Giuliana and Bill Rancic and featured on their E! reality TV show “Giuliana and Bill” attracted an impressive...