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  • Major League Baseball quotes of the week

    Major League Baseball quotes of the week
    "Everybody makes mistakes. You have to be careful when you make your mistakes. Now is not a good time to make a mistake." --Nick Markakis, Baltimore Orioles outfielder, on the 25-game suspension levied Friday against teammate Chris Davis, who...
  • Matt Kemp says his agent would be a 'great' GM for Diamondbacks

    Former All-Star pitcher Dave Stewart is a candidate to become the Arizona Diamondbacks’ next general manager and Matt Kemp has mixed feelings about that. Stewart is Kemp’s agent. “If that were to happen, he wouldn’t be my agent...
  • Dan Haren, Matt Kemp help Dodgers beat Diamondbacks, 2-1

    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers loaded the bases in the first inning, but failed to score. They went ahead, 1-0, in the second when Hanley Ramirez drove in A.J. Ellis with a single to right field. Matt Kemp made it 2-0 in the third with an opposite-field home...
  • Lackey's anger directed at Castro baffles Cubs shortstop

    ST. LOUIS — The Cubs and Cardinals have been hating on each other for 122 years and running, so Sunday afternoon's tete-a-tete between John Lackey and Starlin Castro was nothing new. Just Google "Dusty Baker-Tony La Russa-shouting match" for a...
  • Thomas thanks many in heartfelt Hall of Fame speech

    Thomas thanks many in heartfelt Hall of Fame speech
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If you didn't get thanked by Frank Thomas on Sunday, please raise your hand. In a heartfelt speech at his Hall of Fame induction, Thomas made sure not to slight any of his favorite former teammates, coaches or other employees...
  • Remembering the Dodgers' Bob Welch, weaver of World Series dreams

    Lives are never meant to be defined by single moments, but sometimes they’re just so overwhelming they sear themselves deep into the memory, impossible to separate from the individual. Bob Welch’s life was made up of many memorable moments,...
  • Zack Greinke is batting ninth for Dodgers? In this lineup?

    Why is Zack Greinke batting ninth for the Dodgers on Thursday? He is the pitcher, of course, and that is where pitchers bat. But, in the lineup the Dodgers fielded Thursday in an early start against the Reds, Greinke could be batting seventh or eighth....
  • Dodgers lose 18-7 as Arizona tags Clayton Kershaw for seven-run second

    It’s Tony La Russa, baseball genius! Hey, it’s no more a reach than any other explanation for Clayton Kershaw’s incredible meltdown. The Diamondbacks hired La Russa as their new Big Enchilada of Baseball earlier Saturday, and then...
  • Albert Pujols, closing in on 500 homers, showed greatness at early age

    DETROIT — Mark McGwire was in the twilight of his career in 2001, willing his broken-down body through one final season with the St. Louis Cardinals, when a strapping young buck named Albert Pujols, just two years removed from being the 402nd...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols has restless night after hitting 500th homer

    WASHINGTON -- Albert Pujols was so wired -- and so busy talking and texting friends around baseball -- after hitting his 500th career home run Tuesday night that the Angels slugger didn’t get to sleep until about 4 a.m. and managed only three or...
  • Angels third baseman David Freese may find new defensive purpose

    Angels third baseman David Freese may find new defensive purpose
    MESA, Ariz. — It wasn't quite a stump speech for a David Freese Gold Glove Award campaign, but it was a ringing endorsement in the eyes of the Angels' new third baseman. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia stopped short of saying he would pull Freese for...