| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:35 PM
Columnists and reporters from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch will be sharing their views with Los Angeles Times readers during the National League Championship Series.
By getting all tangled up in (Dodger) blue in Game 3, the Cardinals fumbled away the...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:57 PM
ST. LOUIS — Gerrit Cole and the Pittsburgh Pirates played like veterans.
Cole gave up two hits in six dominant innings and had an RBI in his postseason debut, Pedro Alvarez homered for the second straight day and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Former UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has achieved historical significance … in just two starts.
Cole, who made his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates last week, is the first to beat Cy Young winners in his first two starts, according to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Aaron Hill had a game-ending single with one out in the 14th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks their third straight walk-off win over the Baltimore Orioles, 5-4 Wednesday.
Baltimore led all three games entering the seventh.
Hill forced extra...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 1:59 PM
UCLA Coach John Savage wins some and loses some in the battle with professional teams come draft day.
He got to keep Gerrit Cole out of Orange Lutheran for three years, but he lost out on Max Fried and Lucas Giolito from Harvard-Westlake and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:55 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to end a personal three-game losing streak, and added an RBI single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Pedro Alvarez homered and singled, and...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 PM
Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings to end a personal three-game losing streak, and added an RBI single as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Pedro Alvarez homered and singled, and Russell Martin had three...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are used to this part, the one where they spend the first half of the season stunning the baseball world with their play. Call it a byproduct of two decades of mediocrity.
Yet promising starts in 2011...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:49 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Locke understands the entire premise is borderline preposterous.
Four months ago, the 25-year-old left-hander was simply hoping to escape spring training with a spot at the back end of the Pittsburgh Pirates' starting...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:31 PM
Third baseman Cody Asche is the highest-ranking IronPig in the on-line voting for the International League all-star squad which will meet the Pacific Coast League in the annual Triple-A All-Star game next month in Reno. Asche is second to Buffalo's Andy...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:34 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole's frustration of no longer being perfect was still evident nearly a half-hour after the game ended.
After finishing a post-game interview, the rookie right-hander walked toward the shower room and slapped one of...