| Jun 22, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list.
For 90 pitches or so, anyway.
Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
| Jul 5, 2011
| 6:57 AM
It wasn’t that Carlos Marmol threw a wild pitch to lose Monday’s game inWashington. It wasn’t that Marmol had no idea there was a runner on base and did nothing to stop Jayson Werth from stealing third to set up the aggravating ending....
| Jul 30, 2009
| 10:27 PM
Derek Holland was pleading to stay in for one more batter.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington had already decided that the rookie left-hander, who allowed only two hits while getting within one out of his first complete game, had done enough.
| Aug 24, 2009
"Cash for Clunkers," the federal program designed to encourage drivers to trade in their older, gas guzzling cars for more fuel efficient ones has ended.
"I believe the program was to incentivize and initiate more new car business in our country," said...
| Jul 21, 2008
| 10:22 PM
When the Cubs acquired Rich Harden from Oakland two weeks ago, there were reports he hadn't been throwing as hard as usual.
But with the Cubs, the 26-year-old Canadian has looked more like a Ferrari being driven away from the dealership than damaged...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 10:51 PM
During one of baseball's labor wars, major-league teams agreed briefly to carry the minimum number of players required by their rules—24 rather than 25.
Cubs manager Lou Piniella would have loved to be only one man short Wednesday night, when his...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The City of Angels is taking its fight online. Since organizers of Comic-Con said they have outgrown the San Diego Convention Center -- the festival's home since the 1970s -- L.A. and the city of Anaheim have launched campaigns to......
| Apr 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Comic convention wooed: The Times blog Money & Company reports on efforts to bring the popular comic book convention Comic-Con to Los Angeles: "Since organizers of Comic-Con said they have outgrown the San Diego Convention Center -- the festival's home......
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:21 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST
LOS ANGELES DODGERS (84-78, 1st)
MANAGER: Joe Torre (2nd season) PAYROLL: $92 million
X-FACTOR: If Rafael Furcal's back cooperates, he should be the energizer at the top of the lineup he's always been.
BEST CASE: Manny Ramirez...
| May 25, 2010
| 3:20 PM
UDPATE: The situation that police officers are calling bizarre began early Tuesday morning at the Meijer Store near Southport and Emerson around 2:30 a.m.
"I was just walking home. I was practically already home and he was like do you smoke weed? And I...
| Apr 29, 2010
| 7:02 AM
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