PBA
THIRDY Ravena happily announces in an online prescon that he has been signed to play in Japan's professional basketball league. Amid the fanfare, the former Ateneo high-flyer had to pause and grapple with the question on whether he is ...
Jul 9, 2020
PBA
SHOULD the PBA reconsider a longstanding yet little-known rule that imposes a ban on rookie prospects who opt to skip the draft for two years?Definitely.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial explained the wisdom behind the rule was to discourage incoming neophytes - ...
Feb 4, 2020
NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Dodgers will pay baseball's highest luxury tax for the fourth straight year and the New York Yankees owe a penalty for a 15th consecutive season, streaks that could end as the sport's biggest ...
Dec 20, 2017
GAME 7 of the World Series.It's a chance to make history - whether you're a star like Madison Bumgarner or a role player like Sandy Amoros.The Dodgers and Astros will play Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) on ...
Nov 1, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Joc Pederson sliced a drive over the left-field wall, pounded his chest and danced around the bases, taking as many twists and turns as this World Series itself. Of course, the Los Angeles Dodgers forced the Houston Astros to ...
Nov 1, 2017
HOUSTON - Clayton Kershaw returned to the dugout and sat down after one of the worst performances of his major league career. A few minutes later, the Los Angeles Dodgers' lead gone, he buried his head in his hands.In the opener, ...
Oct 30, 2017
HOUSTON - Blast off!Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros kept hammering away in a wild slugfest that no one saw coming, rallying against Clayton Kershaw and rocking the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in 10 thrilling innings on Sunday night ( ...
Oct 30, 2017
HOUSTON - Cody Bellinger pulled into second base with his first World Series hit and said: "It's a miracle!"With the Dodgers three innings from falling into a deep deficit, the rookie slugger sparked a late comeback that stopped the Houston ...
Oct 29, 2017
LOS ANGELES - George Springer circled the bases after hitting a two-run homer off Brandon McCarthy in the 11th inning.Would it be enough? Was this the final plot twist in one of the wildest World Series games ever?Yes, it was - ...
Oct 26, 2017
PHOENIX - Led by a big Japanese right-hander and a rookie from just down the road, the Los Angeles Dodgers are headed back to the NL Championship Series.Cody Bellinger homered, drove in two runs and flipped over a dugout railing to ...
Oct 10, 2017
NEW YORK - Early on, everything went wrong for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They gave up three home runs in the first inning, were held without a hit until the fifth.And then that big blue machine came storming back.Yasiel Puig hit ...
Aug 6, 2017
ARLINGTON, Texas - The loaded Los Angeles Dodgers made a late trade for Texas ace Yu Darvish on Monday, their boldest move in pursuit of a World Series crown that's eluded them for nearly 30 years.The runaway NL West leaders, ...
Aug 1, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Julio Urias is scheduled to start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game Four of the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs.Manager Dave Roberts said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) the 20-year-old rookie from Mexico will ...
Oct 18, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO - Javier Baez's tiebreaking single capped a four-run rally in the ninth inning, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in Game Four to win their NL Division ...
Oct 12, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO - Clayton Kershaw struck out 13 in eight innings, Justin Turner hit a go-ahead homer in the top of the ninth and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants, 3-2, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Kershaw ( ...
Jun 11, 2016
LOS ANGELES - Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets caught the Los Angeles Dodgers sleeping.Murphy stole an uncovered third base and went on to score the tying run, then hit a go-ahead homer off Zack Greinke to lead the Mets ...
Oct 16, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Andre Ethier always wanted to be the guy who made the game-winning 3-pointer or catch the game-winning touchdown pass in the end zone as time expired. In baseball, his only chance at sudden death is a walkoff ...
Aug 3, 2015
LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and batterymate Yasmani Grandal hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the Angels on Saturday ( ...
Aug 2, 2015
WASHINGTON - Clayton Kershaw injected some normalcy into what had been a strange 24 hours at Nationals Park.Kershaw continued his mastery of the Nationals, striking out a season-high 14 in eight shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated Washington 4- ...
Jul 19, 2015
GLENDALE, Arizona - Sandy Koufax wasn't wearing a Dodgers uniform when he walked around the practice fields Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) at the team's spring training camp."That's not my job," he said.Even without the famed ...
Feb 18, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea - The Los Angeles Dodgers have bid nearly $26 million for a chance to sign South Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin.The Hanwha Eagles of the Korea Baseball Organization said on Saturday they accepted a posting fee of $25.7 ...
Nov 11, 2012
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