Arizona Diamondbacks

Baseball fans wait to enter Wrigley Field on the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at the ballpark, before a game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

For Wrigley, it’s party of a century

CHICAGO (AP) — For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century. Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at Wrigley, the famed ballpark […]

04/23/2014

Dodgers

Ethier’s HR propels Dodgers over Diamondbacks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre Ethier hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from an early four-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-6 on Saturday. Dan Haren (3-0) was charged with […]

04/19/2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws as his team trains at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Kershaw, Dodgers set to make opening-day history

SYDNEY (AP) — Two months after signing a contract that makes him the richest pitcher in baseball, Clayton Kershaw starts his fourth consecutive opening day for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a game that carries […]

03/20/2014

Ground staff prepare the baseball field that has been especial built for the Major League Baseball opening series at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Monday, March 17, 2014. The MLB season-opening two-game series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney will be played this weekend. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Dodgers, Diamondbacks arrive Down Under

SYDNEY (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers arrived to a very low-key welcome in Australia on Tuesday for their Major League Baseball season-opening series this weekend after 15-hour flights from the U.S. […]

03/18/2014

Los Angeles Angels' David Freese waits to bat as umpires Hal Gibson and Gerry Davis, right, check an instant replay during an exhibition spring training baseball game Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. On the play, the ruling on the field was confirmed, that Mike Trout was out at home trying to stretch a triple into an inside the park home run. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

No extra replay for D-backs-Dodgers in Australia

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s expanded replay system won’t be expanding to Australia for opening day. The new replay format that allows managers to challenge most calls by umpires won’t be in place […]

03/07/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe, (5) greets Matt Kemp (27) after Uribe hit a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 
2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Dodgers rout Arizona, on brink of NL West title

PHOENIX (AP) — Juan Uribe and Adrian Gonzalez homered, Zack Greinke pitched six strong innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers inched closer to clinching the NL West title with a 9-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on […]

09/17/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Juan Uribe hits his third solo home run of the game during the fifth inning a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Uribe hits 3 of Dodgers’ 6 HRs in win over D-backs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Juan Uribe is enjoying this season infinitely more than his first two with the Dodgers. For one, Los Angeles is heading toward a division title. For another, he’s been playing a […]

09/10/2013

Dodgers

Nolasco beats Diamondbacks in Dodgers debut, 6-1

PHOENIX (AP) — Ricky Nolasco gave up four hits over seven innings in his Dodgers debut and surging Los Angeles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Tuesday night for its 14th victory in 17 games. […]

07/09/2013

Dodgers

2014 MLB opener in Australia: Dodgers-Diamondbacks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks will bring their thunder Down Under. Major League Baseball will open the 2014 regular season in Australia, with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks playing a […]

06/13/2013

Dodgers

Dodgers pile up mistakes in 9-2 loss to D’backs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carl Crawford had a tough night in the field, completely overshadowing his home run and leaving Chris Capuano in several tight spots he couldn’t wiggle out of. The Dodgers’ 9-2 loss to […]

05/07/2013

Image provided by the New York Yankees shows a commemorative ribbon to convey New York's solidarity with Boston. (AP Photo)

In NYC, strains of solidarity with rival Boston

NEW YORK (AP) — A stadium full of Yankees fans stood arm in arm at the bottom of the third inning in the Bronx, singing along to “Sweet Caroline,” the Boston Red Sox anthem. Irony and sarcasm were absent. Sincerity was the mood of the night.

04/17/2013

Bret Lewis

Could be a mix up

Oakland has signed shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima from Japan. He says he signed with the A’s because General Manager Billy Beane is “extremely sexy and cool.” Apparently he saw “Money Ball” and thinks Brad Pitt really […]

12/21/2012