| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig should meet with Dodgers owner Frank McCourt. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.......
| Nov 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Vladimir Guerrero, who helped propel the Texas Rangers into their first World Series after the Angels let him go in free agency, was selected as the designated hitter on the annual Silver Slugger team announced Thursday. The Silver Slugger is......
| Apr 17, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Dwindling crowds in the Rogers Centre and a 15-year playoff drought for the Blue Jays have some wondering whether baseball can survive in Toronto. A story in Friday's Chicago Sun-Times quoted White Sox outfielder Alex Rios, a former Blue Jay,......
| Feb 28, 2011
Duke Snider, one of the Brooklyn Dodgers' "Boys of Summer" and among a celebrated trio of New York center fielders in the 1950s, died Sunday. He was 84.
Snider died at Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, the Dodgers announced. No cause was...
| May 25, 2010
| 11:11 AM
GARDENA -- Former Major League Baseball pitcher Hideki Irabu was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in suburban Los Angeles, police said.
The 41-year-old former Yankees pitcher was stopped around 1:30 a.m. May 17 on Redondo Beach Boulevard,...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 5:46 PM
Strasburg's debut guaranteed a sellout at Nationals Park, which has been about half-full this season until now. Eighty miles away, the Virginia town of Strasburg said it will consider a resolution Tuesday night inviting the player to visit and temporarily...
| Jun 11, 2010
| 2:00 AM
GLENDALE — Steve Rousey sensed uncertainty when he went in for his end-of-the-season evaluation.
Having coached the Cal State University Northridge baseball team to its first winning season since he took over the program in 2002, Rousey's...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees have signed right-handed pitcher Bartolo Colon to a minor league deal and have invited him to Spring Training in a couple of weeks. The 37 year old veteran pitcher signed a one-year deal and could earn just under $1million dollars...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Seven years ago, it was routine for Collin Balester and Hank Conger to discuss all aspects of the game on the Huntington Beach High baseball diamond.
Balester was a star on the mound for the Oilers and during the final two years of his prep career, it...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 2:35 AM
There’s little Ruben Niebla hasn’t seen on a baseball field. There are few levels that he hasn’t coached or managed and he’s seen his share of players come and go.
Right now, he’s serving as the pitching coach for the...
| Aug 13, 2011
| 1:05 AM
1986 - Nolan Ryan made a triumphant return from the disabled list with 5 innings of no-hit baseball and got three innings of relief from Charlie Kerfield as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0.
1991 - Kent Hrbek socked a long...
| Feb 17, 2012
Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher from Fullerton who helped lift the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died Thursday in Florida. He was 57 and had brain cancer.
Nicknamed "Kid" for his grit and...