Seventy games into Year 3 of their rebuild, the White Sox are feeling pretty good about themselves.
Despite injuries to starting pitchers Michael Kopech and Carlos Rodon, they're hanging around .500 at 34-36 and doing so ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Manager Joe Maddon shook up the Cubs lineup Sunday against Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, but the offense came up short again Sunday in a 3-2 loss to the Dodgers that completed a 2-5 trip.
The Cubs ...Read more
Dallas Eakins is expected to be announced as the next Anaheim Ducks coach on Monday.
Eakins is set to take over for the fired Randy Carlyle, the Los Angeles Times has learned, after he coached the team's minor league ...Read more
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Los Angeles Angels are finally on the verge of infusing more power into their lineup.
Outfielder Justin Upton, sidelined since late March because of a left big toe sprain, will be activated ...Read more
Hours before Saturday's first pitch, Josh Donaldson was the first to take batting practice, emphasizing work against breaking balls. His Braves teammates later followed suit, taking hacks to a Donaldson-selected playlist ...Read more
DENVER -- The Padres trailed by three runs as the ninth inning began Sunday under a gray sky at the ballpark that breaks spirits.
The Padres and Rockies had already scored 88 runs in four days, same as the Dodgers and ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Among all the potential Father's Day gifts out there, a broom ranks among the tackiest.
It's exactly the present manager Bruce Bochy wanted anyway, but Oracle Park remains a sweep-free zone in series of ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- The details of the blockbuster trade that will make Anthony Davis a Los Angeles Laker are still being sorted out. Chief among them: the timing of the trade.
For now, the plan is to execute the trade on July...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- With each solid start, Mike Leake moves closer to becoming the next Mariners' veteran player to be traded in the 2019 season.
The Mariners tried to move Leake in the offseason, talked trade with the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Royals' offense demonstrated a tendency to fizzle out late in games this season, but it kept applying pressure and made the Twins pay for late-inning mistakes. As it turned out, the Royals needed nearly ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Hunter Pence left Sunday's game with a groin strain after chasing a double down the line in the Texas Rangers' 11-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ballpark.
Pence will be evaluated Monday in ...Read more
The Braves clobbered the Phillies in Sunday's series finale, further distancing themselves from the wounds of opening weekend and sending a message to their chief competitors: The Braves are the National League East ...Read more
The Miami Marlins were clinging onto a one-run lead when starting pitcher Sandy Alcantara turned the game over to the bullpen after six strong innings of work. Alcantara had just posted his third quality start in his last ...Read more
NEW YORK -- At the start of the eighth inning, the Cardinals had a grand total of one hit in the game and yet had spun such little yarn into three runs for a 3-3 tie.
After all, they did their best work late in this ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Dave Roberts called the pitch a "cement mixer," which is baseball speak for a breaking ball that spins but doesn't really go anywhere.
This one, a cut-fastball, came out of Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen's ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--You can close your eyes and let your imagination run wild, LeBron James dribbling the ball at Staples Center, pushing toward the basket. The defenders collapse around maybe the strongest ball handler the game ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics gave Frankie Montas their full support Saturday night and the end result was an 11-2 win over the Seattle Mariners at the Coliseum before a crowd of 14,486.
Montas, who improved to...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- There were tributes on the scoreboard, on the diamond, and a permanent one attached to the mezzanine facade in left field. There were accolades from all over the stadium, the state and the sport.
But the ...Read more
ATLANTA -- Here's the thing about blowing a five-run lead in the last three innings and getting walked off the field on a bloop single against your closer: It almost always gets better in the next game.
Somehow, it almost...Read more
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