| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:28 PM
The Sports Xchange
MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals gave up part of their future in an exchange for a veteran infielder to help with their playoff push when they traded infielder Zach Walters to the...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:30 AM
For most baseball fans, the concept of team loyalty is a no-brainer. For me, it's more complicated. For the first 25 years of my life, I lived in the town where I was born - Washington, D.C. As a sports-crazed kid, I followed the fortunes of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
Newspaper editorials rarely make news — I've been writing them for a long time, and, believe me, I know — but one did the other day, when The New York Times came out for legalization of marijuana. It was an agreeable development for anyone...
| 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 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 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 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
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...