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Manager Don Mattingly #8 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues a call at the plate with first base umpire Jim Joyce #66 during the sixth inning of a MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on September 18, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Ump Calls Stand 3-For-3 On Inaugural Use Of MLB’s Expanded Replay System

Standing at first base, Chris Rahl realized he was probably destined to become the answer to a trivia question.

03/03/2014

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Kershaw Hit Hard In Dodgers Spring Training Loss To A’s

Clayton Kershaw allowed five runs on two hits and three walks and was unable to get an out in the third inning as the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Monday.

03/03/2014

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Richards, McCarthy Impressive As Angels Beat Diamondbacks

Garrett Richards threw three shutout innings, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

03/03/2014

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CBS Sports Radio Host John Feinstein On His Book ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

John Feinstein joined his partner Andrew Bogusch to discuss his latest behind-the-scenes look at the sport we love.

02/27/2014

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Rainy Weather Halts Youth Baseball League’s Opening Day

The rainy weather expected in Southern California has halted Opening Day for the North Valley Youth Baseball League in Granada Hills.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers sits in the dugout after being scratched from the game against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Dodger Stadium on September 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Dodgers’ Kemp Still Not Running, Ankle To Undergo MRI

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is scheduled for an MRI of his surgically-repaired left ankle on Friday.

02/25/2014

Catcher Omir Santos #9 of the New York Mets is able to hold onto the ball for the out on Mark Reynolds #27 of the Arizona Diamondbacks on a collision at home plate during the seventh inning at Chase Field on August 12, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 6-4. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Torre: Banning Home Plate Collisions Not Realistic

Joe Torre says Major League Baseball’s playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable.

02/25/2014

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Exclusive Excerpt From John Feinstein’s ‘Where Nobody Knows Your Name’

An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.

02/25/2014

Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies is tagged out and collides with Dioner Navarro #30 of the Chicago Cubs at the plate in the seventh inning of the game at Citizens Bank Park on August 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Cubs won 5-2. (credit: Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

MLB: New Rule Says Home Plate Collisions To Be Controlled, Not Banned

Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.

02/24/2014

Jon Jay #19 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after a collision at the plate with A.J. Ellis #17 of the Los Angeles Dodgers to score a run for a 1-0 lead during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on May 24, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Baseball To Announce New Plate-Collision Rule

Baseball’s new guidelines regarding home plate collisions will be released on Monday.

02/23/2014

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Cuban Baseball Player Takes Bat To Face In Brawl

A bench-clearing brawl in which a ballplayer hit a rival in the face with a bat had disgusted sports fans and pundits bemoaning the state of Cuba’s national sport on Tuesday.

02/18/2014

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Traveling Negro Leagues Exhibit Honors Black History Month, History Of Baseball

A special exhibit has taken to the road and made a stop in Southern California to educate Angelenos about the history of the Negro Leagues.

02/17/2014

Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax stands inside the Los Angeles Dodgers dugout before the game against the Chicago Cubs on August 1, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: David Banks/Getty Images)

Dodgers Legend Sandy Koufax Likes What He Sees In Puig, 2014 Club

Sandy Koufax wasn’t wearing a Dodgers uniform when he walked around the practice fields Monday at the team’s spring training camp.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/17/2014

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6-Time Angels All-Star, Former Manager Jim Fregosi Dies At 71

Jim Fregosi, a former All-Star who won more than 1,000 games as a manager for four teams, died Friday after an apparent stroke. He was 71.

02/14/2014

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Lawsuit Alleges Youth Baseball League Allowed Fields To Deteriorate To Dangerous State

Joe Kirk, President of Save Our Sylmar Independent Baseball League, has watched a once-thriving children’s baseball league deteriorate into despair — and he’s seen quite enough.

02/11/2014

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