| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Baseball's installation of instant replay Thursday is about more than an ancient sport finally embracing the wonders of technology,
It is also about one of the crudest sports finally embracing the wonders of humanity.
"Kill the ump!" will become...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:46 AM
After the Baseball Hall of Fame inductees are announced each year, one of the fun things to do is figure out which team logo will appear on each inductees Hall of Fame plaque. Probably few would have guessed the choice made by Greg Maddux and Tony La...
| 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...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, a pair of 300-game winners renowned for a decade of excellence atop the Atlanta Braves’ starting rotation, and Chicago White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:04 PM
While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:39 AM
Houston (EEUU), 9 ene (EFE).- Los seguidores de los Astros de Houston mostraron su frustración al ver como un año más, el exjugador del equipo Craig Biggio, todo un símbolo dentro de la franquicia volvió a quedar fuera de los elegidos para estar en el...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
ST. LOUIS -- If the Dodgers don’t retain Don Mattingly as their manager next season, could they replace him with Tony La Russa?
It doesn’t sound like it, based on what La Russa said Saturday at a news conference before Game 2 of the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
ST. LOUIS — During John Mozeliak's six-year reign, the Cardinals general manager has traded popular center fielder Jim Edmonds, held firm in his contract offer that resulted in slugger Albert Pujols' leaving, and sent perennial prospect Colby Rasmus...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:27 PM
ST. LOUIS---Miguel Cabrera might be the best hitter in baseball, but the Angels might have someone just as good in their lineup next season.
And, no, Tony La Russa was not talking about Mike Trout.
For the first 11 years of his career, Albert Pujols...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:06 PM
ST. LOUIS – In the ninth inning, the manager called for a pinch-runner.
The pinch-runner was playing in his first World Series. He took first base. He took his lead.
And, with all of America watching him for the first time in his life, he was...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:08 PM
What if the Hall of Fame held an induction ceremony and no one came? That was painfully close to the truth last July, after the Baseball Writers Assn. of America rejected all the players presented for election.
There were three inductees, selected by...