4:16 PM EDT, Sat August 30, 2014
Los Angeles Times 19 mins ago

Six dead after fire erupts in North Carolina mobile home

A fire consumed a North Carolina mobile home and claimed six lives early Saturday morning, authorities said.
Sacramento Bee 13 hours ago
Brewers' Peralta hit hard by Giants in 13-2 loss

Brewers' Peralta hit hard by Giants in 13-2 loss

With the pennant race heating up in the NL Central, Milwaukee pitcher Wily Peralta has suddenly cooled off. San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan salutes toward his dugout after a stand-up triple, next to Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett, left, turns a double play over San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco on a ground ball by Brandon Crawford during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. Milwaukee...
Gaslamp Ball 3 hours ago

Ian Kennedy takes on Zack Greinke in game two of three at Petco Park

It's been two seasons since Ian Kennedy has beaten the Dodgers. He'll get the chance to end that streak today as our Padres play game 2 against the NL West rivals and try to clinch the series after walking off in last night's 12-inning series opener. Kennedy is 0-4 with a 5.53 ERA in his last seven starts against L.A., including an 0-2 record and 4.70 ERA through his first four outings against them this year. The most recent of those appearances came on August 19th when he yielded six runs (five earned) on seven hits in five innings of work. He was better his next time out, getting the win...

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Los Angeles Times 4 hours ago

James Harrison, former Steelers star, announces his retirement

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl selection and two-time Super Bowl winner, announced his retirement Saturday on his Facebook page.
Los Angeles Times 4 hours ago

Telluride: Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' leavens a somber story with humor

Jon Stewart's "Rosewater" is about a deathly serious subject -- the Iranian government's 2009 imprisonment of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari. 
Padres Public 4 hours ago

While You Were Drinking 2014 Game 133 (LAD vs SD)

Im excited to see Andrew Cashner back on the Bart Giamatti Pitchers Mound.— Joe Lies (@TheThinGwynn) August 30, 2014
Los Angeles Times 7 hours ago

NYPD is under investigation in a second restraint-related death

The New York Police Department said it is under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry and led the department to overhaul its use-of-force training.
POSTGAME NOTES: “The old adage is hitting is contagious, and you saw that tonight.”

POSTGAME NOTES: “The old adage is hitting is contagious, and you saw that tonight.”

Joe Panik hasn’t been here long, but he knows how this game works. “The old adage is hitting is contagious,” Panik said. “And you saw that tonight.” Don’t clean that clubhouse, Murph. Whatever floated into those lockers led to one… Continue Reading → 
Denver Post 13 hours ago
Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado seeking second gold glove

Rockies 3B Nolan Arenado seeking second gold glove

Make no mistake, Nolan Arenado wants to win another Gold Glove because of what it represents.
Los Angeles Times 13 hours ago

Michigan State gets win and scare from quarterback

Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter — and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled — to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night.
Arizona Republic 14 hours ago
Collmenter finds 2nd wind for D-Backs

Collmenter finds 2nd wind for D-Backs

Just two weeks ago, Josh Collmenter's velocity was down, his pitches were getting hammered and the Diamondbacks were talking about what they needed to do with their suddenly even-softer-tossing right-hander.         
Los Angeles Times 14 hours ago

Pitching, power lead Angels to 4-0 win over A's

KEY MOMENT: A's center fielder Coco Crisp nearly made a spectacular leaping catch to rob Chris Iannetta of a two-run home run in the fifth inning, but the ball squirted out of his glove and over the wall after Crisp slammed face-first into the fence. Crisp suffered a strained neck on the play...
Denver Post 15 hours ago
Rockies blow another one, lose 5-2 to Arizona

Rockies blow another one, lose 5-2 to Arizona

The Rockies were hoping to bust out of their offensive road drought with a trip to the desert Friday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Four-man infield shift pays off; Dodgers feel good Ramirez can play Saturday

SAN DIEGO -- They looked like a kickoff-coverage team, lined up and holding themselves on their tip-toes, trying not to go offside but ready to charge down the field and be the hero. The Los Angeles Dodgers might have employed the first four-man, drawn-in right side of an infield in baseball history Friday night. It started with Andre Ethier jogging in from center field to play first base, and it got more crowded over there when Seth Smith came up.
Dodgers give Puig a 'frustration' break

Dodgers give Puig a 'frustration' break

SAN DIEGO – Last weekend, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly gave Yasiel Puig a day off because he thought the 23-year-old outfielder looked tired. He had a different reason for sitting Puig down again Friday night. “I wouldn’t call it rest today. I...

NL West Player News

  • 4 Yasmani Grandal

    Yasmani Grandal

    Dodgers waste chances in late-night loss to Padres

  • 4 Buster Posey

    Buster Posey

    Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work

  • 2 Pablo Sandoval

    Pablo Sandoval

    Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

  • 1 Yusmeiro Petit

    Yusmeiro Petit

    PREGAME NOTES: Petit to make next start, Bochy looking for the right opportunity for Lincecum

  • 1 Troy Tulowitzki

    Troy Tulowitzki

    Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki bent on playing shortstop: "I will retire before I move"

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