| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:22 AM
With the Cubs hiring a manager, why would he not have free rein to hire his own coaches: pitching, hitting, first, third, bench,. etc. Shouldn't he have a fresh start with no holdovers? --Ed Wieczorek, Streamwood
A former Cubs coach told me about...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Sports Xchange
One former Oakland Athletics All-Star will replace another on the San Francisco Giants' starting staff.
Right-hander Tim Hudson and the Giants agreed to terms on a two-year, $23 million contract Monday. The team confirmed the...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
September has been a cruel, frightening month for the Rangers and Rays, who held their ground in a terrific series last week at Tropicana Field. But all of the angst could wash away easily in October.
Since spring training, the Rays and Rangers have...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:59 PM
Signs of life.
That's what you are searching for when you come to Chicago ballparks in 2013, and some days you just go home shaking your head.
The players do that too, by the way. They're carrying the weight of this awful season, one in which the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:02 PM
The Dodgers can actually afford to lose a few games, but players suddenly falling by the wayside are another matter.
The Dodgers did lose Friday, 4-2, to the San Francisco Giants before a Dodger Stadium crowd of 52,650.
Yet with the Arizona...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 12:50 AM
This was looking like early in the season. You know, when the Dodgers were in last place and their disabled list resembled an All-Star roster.
The Dodgers were already without Hanley Ramirez, who was ruled out for the weekend with an irritated nerve...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 11:16 PM
On a night when shortstop Hanley Ramirez left the game with hamstring tightness, the Dodgers managed to put together at least one highlight.
Adrian Gonzalez lined a single into center in the 10th inning Thursday to lift the Dodgers to a 3-2 victory...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 4:41 PM
1. Cardinals (1 last ranking): They might not be the best team but they're the toughest one, with the playoff wars in 2011 and '12 behind them. Key second-half guy: David Freese.
2. Tigers (2): Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder have stored up a lot of...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:47 PM
Denard Span made a diving catch in deep center field with two runners on base for the final out, and the Washington Nationals held off the San Francisco Giants 6-5 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Jordan Zimmermann (14-6) increased his...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:23 PM
Several races for starting positions in the All-Star Game are still very close. Keep in mind, voting ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night (July 3). Rosters will be revealed on FOX on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos......
| Jul 13, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Tim Lincecum pitched his first career no-hitter and the second in the majors in 11 days, a gem saved by a spectacular diving catch by right fielder Hunter Pence in the San Francisco Giants' 9-0 win over the last-place San Diego Padres on Saturday night....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Hanley Ramirez said the defense, rather than Stephen Fife, was responsible for the Dodgers' 4-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday at AT&T Park.
"I let him down a little bit today," said Ramirez, who made one of the Dodgers' three errors....