| Jul 25, 2012
For at least a couple of nights, the Phillies have given their fans some hope and reminded them of the magic of the past five seasons. Stranger things have happened, but they've still got a real long way to go. Certainly, they're still a team worth...
| Sep 12, 2013
What started as a nightmare season for the Dodgers is turning into something special. Less than three months ago, the most expensive team ever assembled in the history of baseball looked as if it was doomed for failure. The low point came on June 21, when...
| Mar 28, 2013
MLB Opening Day 2013 TV schedule: The MLB regular season starts Sunday, March 31, with Texas at Houston. ESPN and ESPN2 air four games April 1. Get a FREE MLB TV schedule printable version! Once again, the Hot Stove cooked up an offseason stew of big...
| Oct 23, 2013
Rub Some Dirt on It: Weirdest Injuries in Baseball 2013: The strangest injuries in the MLB season, with the best-off-the-field and other stupid ways players got scratched from the lineup or put on the DL. ALSO SEE: World Series 2013 TV schedule Baseball's...
| May 3, 2015
| 8:05 PM
El haber firmado a Josh Hamilton, es más que evidente, fue una idea terrible. El béisbol está llenó de dinero, pero pagar $3.4 millones por cada jonrón, es una aberración.
La verdadera naturaleza del daño no está reflejada en el hecho de lo que Hamilton...
| May 2, 2015
| 5:45 PM
That Josh Hamilton was a terrible signing for the Angels is self-evident. Baseball is flush with cash, but paying $3.4 million for each home run nonetheless is a horrendous rate of return.
The true nature of the damage is reflected not in what...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Dodger Stadium has suddenly turned into Colorado's Coors Field, or so it seems.
What has long been considered a pitcher-friendly ballpark, one credited for enhancing the earned-run averages of everyone from Sandy Koufax to Orel Hershiser, is already the...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 10:23 PM
KEY MOMENT: With two on and two outs in the top of the second inning, right fielder Andre Ethier made a diving catch at the warning track in right-center field to take away a certain extra-base hit from Joe Panik. The spectacular catch almost certainly...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:02 AM
It is barely two weeks into the season, and the team that employs the best pitcher on the planet and sports a world-record payroll suddenly faces a crisis in its starting rotation.
Brandon McCarthy will miss the rest of the season because of a torn...
| Apr 18, 2015
| 10:05 PM
AT THE PLATE: Yasiel Puig, who missed the previous three games with a sore left hamstring, returned to the lineup. Puig was two for three with a double, a walk, a run batted in and a run scored. His RBI was significant. With the Dodgers' lead down to...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 11:10 PM
On a night when Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner made history by starting opposite each other, the game was decided by pitchers of considerably less stature.
Chris Hatcher served up a one-out single in the ninth inning to Buster Posey and plunked...