| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 10:50 PM
AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez drove in two runs, the first on a third-inning sacrifice fly and second on a fifth-inning single. Ramirez, who has 29 runs batted in over his last 34 games, extended his hitting streak to eight games with a first-inning...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:33 PM
KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter, with a career-high 15 strikeouts.
AT THE PLATE: Miguel Rojas hit a bases-loaded double to key a five-run third inning. Rojas thus boosted his career RBI total from one to four.
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Baseball lost one of its great ambassadors Wednesday when former Cubs manager Don Zimmer died in Florida at 83.
Zimmer, nicknamed “Popeye” for his strength and big cheeks, spent 66 years in baseball.
But few were as wild as his three-...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:14 PM
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Interesting off-season for Tim Wallach.
First, he’s moved from his position as the Dodgers' third base coach to Manager Don Mattingly’s bench coach, and now he’s been named to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.
This begs two...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:21 PM
We now know where the National Basketball Assn. draws the line.
More than three decades of the most atrociously inept team management and team play on the court weren't enough for the NBA to reconsider Donald Sterling's ownership of the Los Angeles...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:56 PM
Dodgers coach Tim Wallach said Friday that he has spoken with the Detroit Tigers about their managerial vacancy.
Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers' president and general manager, served as general manager of the Montreal Expos from 1988-91. Wallach was the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:19 PM
If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do so is to play pro baseball. Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris, 32, who grew up in Queensbury, N.Y., is living proof.
He was picked up late last week by the New...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The Huntington Beach High baseball program will hold the second Collin Balester-Hank Conger Giveback Golf Invitational next Monday. The shotgun start is 10:30 a.m. at SeaCliff Country Club (6501 Palm Ave.) in Huntington Beach.
Registration for the...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Trevor Bell is never too far from his days at Crescenta Valley High.
Hence, despite some headaches with his flight plans out of Louisville, Bell arrived in time to lend his voice and make an appearance at a Glendale Unified School District meeting during...
| Nov 28, 2012
Nothing about Marvin Miller seemed feisty or controversial at first glance; the soft-spoken economist was a smallish man with gray hair and a tidy mustache.
But as a union leader, it was Miller who took on baseball's establishment in the late 1960s,...