| Apr 26, 2014
| 8:27 PM
Kevin Baxter ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. MILWAUKEE: Brewers haven’t won 17 of first 23 games since 1987. They also lead MLB with 15 sacrifice bunts. (1)
| Mar 30, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Team outlooks are listed in predicted order of finish. Lineups and rotations are projections.
1 l Washington
2013 l 86-76, second place
Last year in playoffs l 2012
They are supposed to blossom after years of suffering, top draft...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:42 PM
Yeah, right, and apparently pigs can fly. Because the Dodgers can seemingly win every kind of ridiculous game known to man, and a few never before known.
The Dodgers won again Wednesday, won in perhaps their most unlikely fashion yet. They won when they...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:33 PM
The Angels reached an agreement with free-agent reliever LaTroy Hawkins on a one-year, $3-million deal pending a physical, according to a person familiar with negotiations who was not authorized to speak about them publickly. Hawkins, who will turn 39...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Angels are one of four finalists to acquire free-agent reliever Francisco Cordero, his agent said, but it is unclear whether they are recruiting the veteran right-hander as a closer or set-up man. Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto has maintained.......
| Aug 16, 2011
The following are updates on area Major League Baseball players.
Marco Estrada (Glendale Community College, 2003) pitcher, Milwaukee Brewers: Estrada showed just how versatile he can be while performing for the first-place Brewers of the National League'...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:00 PM
I watched the Angels/Dodgers spring training game Sunday on television.
It wasn't nearly as much fun as sitting in the stands at Tempe Diablo Stadium, the Angels' spring training home field in Tempe, Ariz., where I spent part of last week.
| May 16, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Dear Mr. and Mrs. NATO protesters,
If you want to decry something that you think offends humanity, skip McCormick Place this weekend and head to Wrigley Field.
If you’re looking to bring attention to senseless policies, then the Cubs-White Sox...
| Jun 12, 2009
HOUSTON -- Ryan Theriot sounded like Lou Piniella on Thursday after the Cubs dropped another agonizing, extra-inning game on the final day of their three-city trip.
"I'm kind of like Lou," he said. "I don't really have an answer right now. I wish I did."...
| Jul 2, 2008
| 11:30 PM
Ryan Dempster was in search of his first road victory of the season Wednesday night at AT & T Park, and he looked like he was on his way with a three-run lead over San Francisco heading into the seventh inning.
But manager Lou Piniella removed Dempster...
| Jul 20, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- A cursory look at the box score would indicate that Matt Kemp was a one-man wrecking crew Sunday, scoring all four runs in the Dodgers' 4-3 win over the Houston Astros.
That included Kemp's solo home run in the eighth inning that...
| Jul 23, 2008
| 1:29 PM
Pregame chatter Yankees (20-21) at Tampa Bay Rays (23-17), 4:10 p.m. Starters: Ian Kennedy (0-2, 8.37) for the Yankees and Scott Kazmir (1-1, 2.70) for the Rays. Hello, It's Me: Kennedy gets a second chance to make a better impression.......