| Feb 16, 2014
| 9:05 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy watched closely as Tim Lincecum threw a bullpen session at Scottsdale Stadium on Sunday, the second full day of spring training workouts.
"Free and easy, he was letting it go," Bochy said. "That'...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:50 PM
SAN FRANCISCO Like most in the San Francisco Giants clubhouse, Buster Posey often stared in mock disgust at the heaping plates of greens that Hunter Pence downed after games last season, when he followed the Paleo Diet. As a new season approaches, it isn'...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
It’s a procedural thing, something that happens with every major league club: This is the date players can file for salary arbitration.
Three Dodgers did so Tuesday, all expected, but all noteworthy in their way – catcher A.J. Ellis,...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Tim Lincecum pitched a no-hitter last season.
That apparently was enough for the San Francisco Giants to reward him with two-year, $35-million contract through the 2015 season.
Either that or the Giants management was stuck in some sort of time warp...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:24 AM
In talking to Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette on Thursday, I asked whether he had made any progress on the club’s pending free agents,a group that includes pitchers Scott Feldman and Jason Hammel, infielder Brian Roberts and outfielder...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 11:05 PM
ST. LOUIS — This was baseball the old-fashioned way. None of this nonsense about a quality start. None of this feel-good stuff about keeping your team in the ballgame.
These were two of the finest pitchers in baseball taking the reins and not...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Max Scherzer, the only 20-game winner in the major leagues this season, was announced Wednesday as the winner of the American League Cy Young Award.
Scherzer went 21-3 with a 2.90 earned-run average for the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers. He...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Outfielder Nick Buss made his first major league start for the Dodgers, a day after he got his first major league hit.
That capped a whirlwind of a weekend for the former USC standout, who didn't arrive at Dodger Stadium until shortly before game time...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:48 PM
The beating the Dodgers took Saturday at Dodger Stadium wasn’t as bad as the one Canelo Alvarez got in Las Vegas. It was worse.
Historically bad, in fact, with the Giants setting a Dodger Stadium record for runs in a 19-3 rout. The...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 10:14 PM
Three games to go before the regular season ends for the Dodgers, their focus turns completely to the playoffs, and still the questions mount?
On the same day the Dodgers said Andre Ethier was unlikely to play during the season’s final weekend,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In the hours leading up to the Dodgers' 3-2 defeat to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, Manager Don Mattingly reminded his team's supporters that baseball was a game and nothing more.
Like many of his players, Mattingly woke up...