Forget about the Unwritten Rules of Baseball, enthusiasm like Yasiel Puig's makes the game fun to watch, Johnette Howard writes.
The same counterintuitive patterns that are in play now with the Dodgers, Angels and Jays seem to surface nearly every year: So many teams have trouble winning with a roster of stars, while other teams lose superstars and thrive anyway.
Harvey may not be pleased, but he's still everything he's cracked up to be.
He is the perfect person to carry on Jackie Robinson's legacy by wearing uniform No. 42. Now, Mariano Rivera arrives at his last Jackie Robinson Day as an active major leaguer.
The Los Angeles press conference introducing Zack Greinke as a Dodger is a long way from 2006 when the pitcher -- then just four years removed from high school -- nearly quit the game.
The Mets' season feels like it's on the line, and it's not even August.
Don't let that bumbling demeanor and flummoxed look fool you. As baseball begins in 2012, Bud Selig is rockin' his league like no other commissioner can do right now.
He's not exactly the Iron Horse, but Carlos Beltran seems like his old self.
Manny Ramirez and the Arc of Disillusionment. Sounds like a Harry Potter movie, right? The notion that Manny will stop being ... well, Manny with the Rays is that kind of fantasy.
Lou Piniella has the best worst job in sports at the moment, but he's giving it up. Who's brave enough to take on the Cubs next?