| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:08 AM
To understand the relationship between Herman Melville's 19th century novel and this 21st century blockbuster, perhaps a cliché would be useful: "The Art of Fielding" is as much about baseball as "Moby-Dick" is about whaling.
"Since the book came out, I'...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:21 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — With storm clouds gathering on the horizon, the baseball teams of Glendale Community College and West Los Angeles were in a hurry to get Thursday afternoon's Western State Conference game at Stengel Field underway.
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Southwestern Academy 10, New Harvest Christian 9 (eight innings): Freshman Masamichi Makino was plunked on a 3-2 count with the bases loaded and two outs in the eighth to deliver the Sun its second win this season in nonleague play Thursday...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 11:02 AM
by James Wagner
The Washington Post
The most frustrated team in baseball may be the Atlanta Braves. They carry the National League’s third-best record but can’t get out of second place. They’ve now lost four straight. The Nationals...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 10:21 PM
NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Throughout most of the season, the Glendale Angelenos have displayed power and speed throughout the top of the lineup.
They've also shown themselves to be skilled in the middle and bottom of the order. Matthew Tellesco and...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 2:01 PM
HAMPTON — The visitors are used to running water, omnipresent Internet service and centralized air. Their hosts know none of that. They're roughly the same age, but they live vastly different lives and speak different languages.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 2:49 PM
In postseason All-Star play, there has been no stopping the Robinwood express.
Tuesday in south Mission Viejo, the Robinwood 9/10 team put the exclamation point on an overpowering run through its most recent journey by winning the Little League Section...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 3:56 PM
The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.
Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) starting pitcher, Modesto Nuts: Bergman's consecutive win streak came to an end at four starts Monday, but Bergman was still...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 8:18 PM
A more than decade-long drought for District 16 Junior All-Star softball ended Thursday when the Crescenta Valley-Foothill team stamped its ticket to Arizona for the Western Regional Tournament with a 5-4 win over Westchester Del Rey for the Southern...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 9:12 PM
Ryan Sherriff felt an immediate psychological void.
With his father no longer in the stands to watch him pitch, Sherriff lost his chief inspiration and reached what he initially perceived to be a final decision — no more baseball.
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:42 PM
Burroughs 12, Pasadena 1: The Indians remained in a tie for first place in the Pacific League with a win Thursday at Olive Park.
The game was called after five innings because of the 10-run mercy rule.
Burroughs (12-1, 4-0 in league) is tied...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:40 AM
FAU will get its final chance to beat a ranked team this season when they travel to Coral Gables Tuesday to play No. 22 Miami.
The Owls (25-14) are 0-4 against ranked teams this season, and 0-2 versus the Hurricanes.
FAU coach John McCormack said...