| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Tribune’s Mark Gonzales answers readers’ questions about the possibility of Justin Grimm returning to the rotation, Kris Bryant’s exclusion from the 40-man roster, and Welington Castillo’s future:
Q: Justin Grimm originally...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Job 1 for Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday: pitch the Dodgers to the National League West championship. He wins, and they clinch, with the San Francisco Giants on hand to witness the party.
Win or lose, Kershaw can etch his name in baseball's record book,...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Buster Posey, the San Francisco Giants catcher and 2012 National League MVP, has sold a condominium in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $195,000.
Located 20 minutes north of Scottsdale Stadium, the Giants’ Cactus League facility, the unit includes a...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:12 PM
By Dave Del Grande, The Sports Xchange
SAN FRANCISCO — Right-hander Tim Lincecum was backed by four innings of overpowering shutout relief pitching, and the San Francisco Giants completed a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday....
| Sep 14, 2014
For the last couple of months, the Dodgers have celebrated each of their home runs by turning on a machine that dispenses soap bubbles in their dugout.
Yasiel Puig, who hit his last home run July 31, has never turned on that machine.
"One of these...