| 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 25, 2014
| 10:54 PM
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."
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:50 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:06 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:26 PM
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...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:07 PM
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...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 7:00 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 11:25 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:15 PM
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...