| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:12 AM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - St. Louis Cardinals ST. LOUIS -- Some pitchers act as though the art of working through jams is beneath them. Adam Wainwright would rather not do it himself, but without any kind of fastball command, the St. Louis ace...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:50 PM
The Dodgers reached the halfway point to their season Thursday, neither as good as they originally hoped nor as bad as they once feared.
After 81 games, the Dodgers (45-36) may not lead the National League West, but they remain in very comfortable...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
KEY MOMENT: Jhonny Peralta broke a 1-1 stalemate in the fifth inning, when he drove in two runs on a double to right-center field off Hyun-Jin Ryu. Center fielder Scott Van Slyke appeared to pull up while pursuing the ball when he saw right fielder Yasiel...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Someday it will happen. The poor soul will be lying there, eyes rolling in his head, looking silly and checking limbs to make sure they’re still all attached.
Yasiel Puig has the dream body of an All-Pro fullback, backed by the speed of a Usain...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:14 PM
And now all Dodgers fans should take a moment to thank the San Francisco Giants for suddenly being so putrid.
The Dodgers lost 3-1 to the Cardinals on a warm Friday night before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 48,159, and once again it did not cost them a...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:56 PM
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
But A's general manager Billy Beane and Cubs President Theo Epstein concocted...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:00 AM
If the Washington Nationals had acquired a glamorous pitcher such as David Price, Cole Hamels or Zack Greinke for a net cost of a utility infielder and two pitchers who didn't figure in their 2014 plans, every baseball fan in Washington would be doing...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:12 PM
We return with our annual daily reviews of individual Dodgers from last season, beginning with the player who enjoyed the biggest turnaround.
JUAN URIBE, 34, third base
Final 2013 stats: .278 batting average, 12 home runs, 50 RBI and 22 doubles in 388...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:41 AM
Dear Stupid (and you know who you are, Alex Rodriguez),
You cheated and you lied and you admitted it. That’s your reputation’s 1-2-3 inning for the rest of your life.
You tried to limit your lie to a specific period in Texas, but nobody...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The first major free-agent signing of the off-season, the St. Louis Cardinals' acquisition of shortstop Jhonny Peralta, has exposed still-open wounds in Major League Baseball on the topic of performance-enhancing drugs.
Peralta was among 12 players...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees?
No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...