| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:23 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Chris Withrow had a 2.60 earned-run average as a rookie last season. He hasn't given up a single run in his six relief appearances this year.
But the hard-throwing 25-year-old right-hander isn't comfortable.
"I always feel like...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:37 PM
Maybe it just had to be a taxing loss.
In a game that took nearly five hours, went 12 innings and used 15 pitchers, the Giants kept wasting scoring opportunities until they finally found their way to Dodgers reliever Brandon League.
| Apr 13, 2014
| 7:05 PM
ON THE MOUND: Dan Haren remained unbeaten with the Dodgers. Haren gave up nine hits and a walk in 5 2/3 innings but limited the damage to three runs. All three were scored in the third inning, which was capped by a solo home run by Eric Chavez. Haren...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:13 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — The Seattle Mariners can only hope that spring training is a harbinger of a surprisingly good season.
The Mariners lead the major leagues with 14 spring victories, the latest a 5-3 win over the Angels on Sunday. The Mariners have...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games.
1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Hand it to the an unlikely pitcher to help the Marlins end six-game losing streak.
After giving up two runs in the third, Marlins pitcher Brad Hand and his catcher, Jeff Mathis, had a conversation. The chat helped the 24-year-old recover his...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Casey McGehee opened the week with 56 RBI despite hitting just two homers, the second of which was a two-run shot off Tim Lincecum in Sunday’s 3-2 win over the Giants.
Unless McGehee goes on a long ball binge, he’s got a good shot of...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm.
UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Is Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig the most popular ballplayer in Southern California?
Neither, at least based on jersey sales in the first half of the season. Clayton Kershaw beats them both -- and ranks third in Major League Baseball, behind Derek Jeter...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:27 AM
Anthony Rizzo's rising popularity is showing up not only in Final Vote ballots for the All-Star Game, but also in jersey sales.
The Cubs first baseman ranks 15th on Major League Baseball's list of jersey sales since opening day.
Heading into his...