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  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too
    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....
  • Grant Green's latest work station with Angels is third base

    Grant Green glanced at the lineup card on his way into the Angels clubhouse Wednesday and saw he'd be making his first big league start at third base. There were no double-takes, no raised eyebrows. "Another day," Green said, "another position." A...
  • Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment

    Ernie Banks gets Sports Illustrated cover treatment
    Cubs’ Hall of Famer Ernie Banks gets the cover treatment in this week’s Sports Illustrated in the magazine’s annual “Where Are they Now” edition. The article focuses on Banks' love of the game and provides an update on what...
  • Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?

    Is Wrigley Field itself cursed?
    You can't really recount the history of Wrigley Field without darkness closing in — the darkness of legendary homers in the gloamin' as well as the darkness of curses and superstitions involving priests, ashes and farm animals. And what of the...
  • Frey on Zimmer: 'He's everybody's loss'

    Frey on Zimmer: 'He's everybody's loss'
    Jim Frey's loss is more personal than most after the death Wednesday of Don Zimmer. Frey and Zimmer, both former Chicago Cubs managers, had been lifelong friends. “Everybody remembers Zim as a funny character,"  Frey said Thursday from his home in...
  • Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman

    Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman
    On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory. It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
  • Yasiel Puig has had quite a year

    Yasiel Puig has had quite a year
    As hitting coach Mark McGwire reflected on Yasiel Puig's first year with the Dodgers, he started looking into the future. Speaking Tuesday before the Dodgers' 4-1 defeat to the Chicago White Sox, McGwire said, "There could a triple crown. I see some...
  • Chris Capuano finds a late home, is reportedly signed by Red Sox

    Chris Capuano finds a late home, is reportedly signed by Red Sox
    The career of Chris Capuano lives on, and in a pretty decent place too. Capuano has reportedly signed with the Boston Red Sox, making him the last Dodgers free agent to find a mew home, though he managed it with the World Series champions. Capuano is...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig showing surprising discipline at plate

    Dodgers' Yasiel Puig showing surprising discipline at plate
    What Yasiel Puig is doing now might be as unexpected as what he did as a rookie last year. His eighth home run of the season was responsible for the first run scored Friday by the Dodgers, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field, 7-0. Puig...
  • Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez letting his emotions show on the field

    Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez letting his emotions show on the field
    PHOENIX — Explaining how a natural introvert such as himself could flash Mickey Mouse ears in front of more than 50,000 screaming fans, Adrian Gonzalez looked around the Dodgers' locker room. "It's the clubhouse," he said. "It's the city, it's the...
  • Dodgers catch at least one break in 2-1 loss to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO — In the aftermath of his team's second defeat in as many days, Hanley Ramirez was smiling. His left hand wasn't broken. Ramirez was hit with a 90-mph fastball Wednesday, forcing him to depart early from the Dodgers' 2-1 loss to...
  • Hanley Ramirez remains in a hitting funk

    The Dodgers are more than three weeks into their season and Hanley Ramirez still hasn't found his rhythm. In the aftermath of the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies in 10 innings Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, Ramirez was batting .234. His...