World Series

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

Bud Selig says he will retire in January 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig said Thursday he plans to retire as baseball commissioner in January 2015 after a term of more than 22 years marked by robust growth in attendance and revenue along […]

09/26/2013

Roger Keeney prepares to hit a ball during a blind baseball game in Albany, Ga. on May 5, 2012.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Game of blind baseball helps players cope

ATLANTA (AP) — In the game of blind baseball, players use their sense of sound to make up for their lack of sight. They play the game known as Beep baseball with an oversized softball […]

09/17/2013

Vin Scully to return to Dodgers booth in 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully, one of baseball’s most beloved broadcasters, will return to the Los AngelesDodgers for a record 65th season in 2014. The 85-year-old Scully said in a statement released Friday that he […]

08/23/2013

Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel (41) blows a chewing gum bubble as he keeps his eye on a game during the third inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Phillies fire manager Manuel, promote Sandberg

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Manuel was fired as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, with his team way out of the pennant race and in a tailspin since the All-Star break. Manuel was replaced […]

08/16/2013

Teammates mob Los Angeles Dodgers' Adrian Gonzalez, right, after he scored the winning run on a throwing error by Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Fernando Rodney during the ninth inning Aug. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers on torrid tear with 40-8 mark since June

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are in rare territory, putting up jaw-dropping numbers while piling up victories and commanding a 7 ½-game lead in the NL West. Ahead or behind, against NL […]

08/15/2013

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig points to the sky after hitting a triple against the Philadelphia Phillies during the fifth inning in Los Angeles, June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

PEDs, Pirates and Puig headline second half in MLB

Much of the focus as baseball heads into the second half is on the possible suspensions of Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and a handful of All-Stars implicated in the Biogenesis performance enhancing drug scandal. Puigmania, […]

07/18/2013

"Boston Massacre" t-shirt by Nike for sale, photo provided by Eric Stangel. (AP Photo)

eBay pulls ‘Boston Massacre’ T-shirt from website

NEW YORK (AP) — EBay has confirmed that it pulled a Nike T-shirt with the words “Boston Massacre” printed on it from its online marketplace. Nike Inc. has already pulled the T-shirts from the market. […]

04/25/2013

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

2013 Super Bowl

SF taking steps to prevent Super Bowl violence

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials are taking tougher measures to prevent potential fan violence on Super Bowl Sunday when the 49ers battle the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans.

01/25/2013

A 'Giant' ratings bust

Hey, did you know the Giants won the World Series? Apparently it was a well-kept secret. The TV ratings were the lowest EVER for a Fall Classic. A paltry average of just 12.7 million viewers […]

10/30/2012

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