| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Ah, hope. It comes, it goes. For the Dodgers this season, mostly it goes.
But Saturday they got a fleeting glimpse of real hope, Zack Greinke returning to San Diego to show everyone why he earned that $147-million contract and the Dodgers collecting a...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Talking baseball while the Bulls keep playing tough defense:
1. One thing about guys who put together baseball teams for a living: They are open-minded in their approach to evaluating talent. They strip away reputations and examine contributions. They...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:58 PM
Edwin Jackson gambled, and he won. The question for the Cubs is whether he and Carlos Villanueva will win too much next season?
I wouldn't worry about it if I was President Theo Epstein or general manager Jed Hoyer. They still should be sitting pretty...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 10:06 PM
SAN FRANCISCO – Is there any stopping the Dominican Republic?
It sure doesn’t look like it.
Tony Pena’s team is on the verge of not only winning the World Baseball Classic but becoming the first team to ever go through the event...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:26 AM
YOUR MORNING PHIL: Plantains, all-WBC, Maddon
Talking baseball while wondering if anyone remembers where to find Tru TV:
1. Fernando Rodney is the Dominican Republic’s magic man, appearing in all seven of the Dominicans’ wins, to the concern...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
MIAMI — One victory away from San Francisco, three away from the championship they covet, the celebration has started early for Robinson Cano and his decorated teammates from the Dominican Republic.
Not the party, however.
That was in the...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 5:30 PM
It's all about Luke Gregerson. Says a lot, doesn't it?
Over the last two seasons, the best thing about the Padres has been their bullpen. It carried Bud Black's team to the threshold of the playoffs in 2010 and was the backbone of a bad team last year as...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Being aggressive at the plate can work when the situation is right. The situations were not right on Saturday, and that only added to Charlie Manuel’s post-game frustration. The Phillies (15-19) stranded 12 and were 1-for-10 with RISP in their......
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Despite everything they've been through, and coming off a mediocre season, the Dodgers can win the National League West, where parity still rules....
| Dec 18, 2011
| 1:05 AM
SAN DIEGO PADRES - Traded RHP Mat Latos to Cincinnati for RHP Edinson Volquez, RHP Brad Boxberger, INF Yonder Alonso and C Yasmani Grandal. Designated C Luis Martinez for assignment.
| Feb 6, 2012
No. 12 Reds: 19th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Cardinals.
Poor Zack Cozart.
In the year of Barry Larkin, it falls to Cozart to do the near-impossible — replace him.
Cozart, a broad-shoulder product from Ole Miss who has...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-Cincinnati at Connecticut, 6 p.m. (ESPN2); Seton Hall at Villanova, 6 p.m. (ESPNU); Indiana at Nebraska, 6 p.m. (Big 10 Network); Texas at Kansas State, 8 p.m. (ESPN2); Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 8 p.m. (ESPNU);...