| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 PM
PHOENIX — Just when the baseball world thought it had seen everything that Yasiel Puig could become, the Dodgers phenom has added yet another tool.
It's not as overwhelming as his bat, or as strong as his arm, but it can be just as powerful...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 6:13 PM
The following are updates on local baseball players at the minor league level.
Christian Bergman (St. Francis High, 2006) starting pitcher, Tulsa Drillers: An outing removed from perhaps his worst start of the season, Bergman put together his best...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:30 AM
Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to broadcast Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games in 2014, his 65th season with the franchise, the team is expected to announce Friday.
Scully told the Los Angeles Times he had made the decision.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The straight line from cheater to victim in baseball's drug world is muddied. It shouldn't be, so let's put the boots on and wade in.
John Lackey, the former Angels star pitcher who now toils in Boston with the Red Sox, crossed that bridge a few days...
| Aug 18, 2013
A quarter of a century later, the grown batboy holds up his arm as evidence.
"Just talking about it still gives me goose bumps," Mitch Poole says.
The lost slugger runs his hands through his graying hair.
"Even now, it's hard to believe I was really...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer.
Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Was going to do all that wizardry that goes into the crafting of fine stories on Kirk Gibson’s nearly 20-minute interview on his historic World Series home run.
But realizing most followers of the team can never get enough of that 1988 moment,...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Go ahead and order the Floyd Mayweather Jr. fight Saturday. The Dodgers won't be spraying champagne that night.
After a 4-1 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday night, the Dodgers' magic number to win the National League...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Ask a White Sox player about the team's signature catchphrase of 2013, TWTW, and you'll get a vague, if not slightly confused, response.
"It is what it is," said second baseman Gordon Beckham. "For us, it's not a motto. It's a funny thing that we...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 10:31 PM
A.J. Ellis was having himself a rough night. He had struck out, bounced into a double play with the bases loaded, been unable to corral a wild throw home from Matt Kemp.
Safe to say all was forgiven when Ellis’ walk-off single allowed the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The brawl between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night was pretty eventful, as baseball fights go, with Dodgers batting coach Mark McGwire taking on Arizona Manager Kirk Gibson and batting coach Matt Williams, Dodgers pitcher J.P....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks decided to take a page from WWE and spice up their game Tuesday night after a series of hit batsmen.
First, Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig in the face with a ball. Puig was on the ground for a couple of...