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  • Remembering the Dodgers' Bob Welch, weaver of World Series dreams

    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?

    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....
  • Matt Kemp says his agent would be a 'great' GM for Diamondbacks

    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

    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...
  • No-nonsense approach is a winner for Giants Manager Bruce Bochy

    No-nonsense approach is a winner for Giants Manager Bruce Bochy
    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....
  • Saturday night game: Arizona beats Phillies in 10 innings

    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...
  • 'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame

    'Lucky' La Russa among six inducted into baseball Hall of Fame
    "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...
  • Torre feels 'terrible' for not mentioning 'Boss' in speech

    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...
  • Thinning the Baseball Hall of Fame herd: 94 who should NOT be in

    Thinning the Baseball Hall of Fame herd: 94 who should NOT be in
    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...
  • Greg Maddux, un genio de la precisión

    Greg Maddux, un genio de la precisión
    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...