| Nov 19, 2009
| 2:50 PM
San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum won the NL Cy Young Award on Thursday for the second straight year, emerging from one of the tightest votes in the history of the honor to become the first repeat winner since Randy Johnson.
The wiry right-hander,...
| Jul 6, 2009
There's an easy explanation for why Padres closer Heath Bell made the Major League Baseball All-Star team
"I just love playing baseball," Bell said. "I still have fun to this day. I'm 31 years-old and I'm still having a blast everyday coming to the...
| Jul 24, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- The chills were pure Gibson.
The breathlessness was all Finley.
In the history of the Dodgers' Hollywood homers, the blast was a little bit of each, lacking the history but equaling the histrionics.
Said Dodgers team historian Mark...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL
CHICAGO CUBS (97-64, 1st)
MANAGER: Lou Piniella (3rd season)
PAYROLL: $145 million
X-FACTOR: Isn't combustible Milton Bradley, now on his sixth team, the only choice for this category everywhere he goes?
BEST CASE: A deep...
| Oct 8, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Ten Major League Baseball players have just learned they're in the running for the 2009 Hutch AwardŽ. A national committee has released a list of 10 players, one of whom will go on to receive the prestigious Hutch Award and visit Fred Hutchinson Cancer...
| Oct 12, 2009
Little league World Series champs Luke Ramirez and Kiko Garcia are the new faces of an anti-violence campaign being launched to protect youth victims across the nation.
The Park View All-Star hard hitters were in Poway on Saturday to kick off the...
| Mar 4, 2001
We were in seats just beyond first base, the sun beating on our backs, with Tony Gwynn stretching out just 20 feet away. We stretched out too -- reaching for an icy beer -- and wallowed in the geniality of the Peoria Sports Complex, the spring home of the...