| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Nobody really wanted him. The Dodgers had seemingly given up on Scott Van Slyke in the 2012 off-season, designating him for assignment. Every other team in baseball took a pass. Every team.
So after he cleared waivers the Dodgers brought him back and...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:00 PM
KEY MOMENT: Scott Van Slyke already had hit one home run against left-hander Tony Cingrani when, in the fifth inning, Van Slyke came up with two on and two out. The Reds had right-hander Logan Ondrusek warming up, but they stuck with Cingrani. He gave...
| May 26, 2014
| 8:29 PM
If on Sunday Josh Beckett came up with the incredible, on Monday Hyun-Jin Ryu threatened to answer with the unbelievable.
One day after Beckett threw the 21st no-hitter in Dodgers’ history, Ryu took a perfect game into the eighth inning.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:48 PM
And now presenting those loooosing Dodgers. That’s right, the Dodgers -- destroyers of worlds -- are in a funk.
They fell, 4-3, in 10 innings to the Cincinnati Reds, leaving them with their first three-game losing streak in three months.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:23 PM
When the Dodgers take the early lead, they normally win.
Trouble was, little about Friday seemed normal to the Dodgers, except perhaps Hanley Ramirez hitting another home run.
But after Ramirez hit his two-run homer in the first inning, the Dodgers...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 7:20 PM
CINCINNATI — Paco Rodriguez insists he's fine. So does Brian Wilson.
But the two relievers didn't look fine Saturday, combining to retire only two of the seven batters they faced and giving up the game-tying and game-winning runs in the Dodgers'...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:12 AM
I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field.
Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 4:23 AM
On Wednesday night I attended the Phils-Reds game at Citizens Bank Park as a paying spectator. It was a good, crisp, fast-moving game. I was in my car by 10:20 and in my driveway by 11:40. At 11:40 on this night, a night when I was pinch-hitting for Mandy...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 2:55 PM
CINCINNATI -- Buster Posey's grand slam punctuated a six- run fifth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants claim a piece of history in a 6-4 decision over the Cincinnati Reds in the fifth and deciding game of a National League Division Series from Great...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The pieces aren't in place yet for the Cubs, but the plan is and so is the braintrust. Whether Tom Ricketts, Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum will succeed remains a mystery, and the fact is there's more to be done. A lot more.
So on the cusp of Wrigley...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 4:24 PM
We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position. Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...