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Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria, center right, and San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy talk with the umpires and officials on the field after a heavy rain soaked Wrigley Field during the fifth inning of a baseball game between the San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

  CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the […]

08/21/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Dee Gordon, left, and right fielder Matt Kemp celebrate after they defeated the Atlanta Braves 2-1 in a baseball game, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Jeff Bridges to throw first pitch at tonight’s Dodger game

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges will throw the ceremonial first pitch tonight for the Los Angeles Dodgers game against the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium, two weeks before the release of his […]

08/01/2014

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

1952 photo of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Andy Pafko. (AP Photo/File)

Andy Pafko, 4-time MLB All-Star, dies at 92

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard ‘Round the […]

10/09/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Greinke and Dodgers beat Cubs 6-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke came within one strike of his fifth career shutout, Hanley Ramirez and Yasiel Puig homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 6-2 Monday night, ending a […]

08/30/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is helped off the field after being injured catching a foul ball during the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs on Aug. 4, 2013 in Chicago, Ill. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

Dodgers win 14th straight on road, top Cubs 1-0

CHICAGO (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers overcame another injury scare and extended their franchise-record road winning streak to 14 games. A.J. Ellis hit an RBI single, and Stephen Fife pitched into the sixth inning on a […]

08/04/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Tim Federowicz scores on an RBI single hit by Carl Crawford that also scored Skip Schumaker during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Brian Kersey)

Dodgers set club mark with 13th straight road win

CHICAGO (AP) — With some of their big hitters getting the day off, it was sharp pitching that helped the Los Angeles Dodgers break a franchise record that stood for 89 years. Chris Capuano scattered six hits […]

08/03/2013

Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo)

Puig leads Dodgers past Cubs 6-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Yasiel Puig hit a long home run and scored two runs to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Hanley Ramirez and Jerry Hairston […]

08/01/2013

Bret Lewis

Classic rant

As heard today on L.A.’s Morning News, it’s time to revisit a baseball manager losing it.

04/30/2013

Dodgers

Busy day of play in the big leagues

(AP) — Following last night’s opening season win by the Astros over the Rangers, many of the remaining Major League teams see their first action of the 2013 season today. In fact, there are 12 games on the schedule with nine of them taking place this afternoon.

04/01/2013

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