| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:13 PM
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,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:59 AM
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....
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Tony La Russa made a deal to return to baseball in May when he agreed to join the Arizona Diamondbacks front office. However, earlier in the year, the former manager was making another sort of deal: buying a house in Danville, Calif., for $1.233 million....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 5:59 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Bruce Bochy didn't feel like the major leagues' winningest active manager Wednesday morning.
A five-game losing streak had left the San Francisco Giants closer to the third-place San Diego Padres than the first-place Dodgers in the National League West....
| Jul 27, 2014
| 3:15 PM
By Mike Wisniewski, The Sports Xchange
PHILADELPHIA — In a game that featured a dozen runs and 29 hits through nine innings, extra innings didn't figure to last too long.
Martin Prado had the game-winning sacrifice fly and pinch-hitter Nick...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 9:30 AM
"Being really lucky is a Hall of Fame credential," former manager Tony La Russa said Sunday during the annual ceremonies in Cooperstown that inducted La Russa and five others into Baseball's Hall of Fame. … The NFL is defending the two-game...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:16 PM
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Manager Joe Torre made a point to tell reporters after his Hall of Fame speech that he forgot to mention late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.
The omission was accidental, but Torre's rough ending as Yankees manager under...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, pushing membership to 306. There are 74 pitchers, 17 catchers, 21 first basemen, 20 second basemen, 15 third...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Siempre consideré a Greg Maddux como un lanzador aburrido. Ahora reconozco que lo consideraba aburrido, soporífero, repetitivo o predecible era en realidad perfección en su expresión más genuina.
Maddux, quien ingresó al Salón de la Fama del béisbol...
| 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...