| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:38 PM
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Chris Volstad's heart lies at the beach, not too far, in fact, from where Carlos Zambrano lays his head every night.
On some level, he still would love to be with his hometown Marlins, getting ready to move into a the new...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:17 PM
CINCINNATI — Hensley Meulens must be a very happy man.
Throughout Game 3 of the National League Division Series, the Giants hitting coach was one timely hit away from the flight of shame home to San Francisco. Buster Posey and his teammates were...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Major League Baseball-Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees, 6 p.m. (FXSP)
NHL Hockey-Playoffs, Nashville Predators at Detroit Red Wings, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN); Phoenix Coyotes at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. (CNBC)
NBA Basketball-Boston Celtics...
| May 5, 2012
| 7:13 PM
When it comes to deciding who's going to play where defensively, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel has loads of flexibility.
Ty Wigginton can play first, second or third base. Laynce Nix can man left field or first. John Mayberry Jr. can go to any of the...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 9:42 PM
ST. LOUIS — Six years.
That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Talking playoff baseball while flirting from the doghouse, a la A-Rod.
1. Would the Yankees actually trade Alex Rodriguez to the Marlins? You better believe they would. Late last week, I proposed that the Yankees should deal Rodriguez to his...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:03 PM
ST. LOUIS — If Jamie Moyer was watching Game 5 of the National League Championship Series on Friday night, he must be planning his next comeback.
On the biggest stage of his roller-coaster career, Barry Zito pitched in a way that showed why some...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 8:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — This is the time of year when baseball executives sift through the discard bin, looking for useful, inexpensive pieces that add needed inventory.
They might bear down a little more than usual this week, as Ryan Vogelsong...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:35 AM
The rain was driving down on the diamond as Sergio Romo took the mound Monday night in San Francisco.
Up 9-0, St. Louis Cardinals batter Matt Holliday was all that separated the Brawley native and his Giants from going to their second World Series in...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:32 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October.
Sandoval hit three home runs and joined Reggie Jackson, Babe Ruth and Albert Pujols as the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Twenty-seven seasons after their first game together, Jim Leyland was in the dugout, Gene Lamont the third base coach's box.
Like spouses who gravitate to the far side of the house.
But the two baseball men had cause to talk...
| Oct 26, 2012
The hole has gotten bigger.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 at AT&T Park to take a 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven World Series.
Detroit had the first real chance to score in this game when Delmon Young hit a double down...