Sports Writing

On his final day as Angels’ manager, Mike Scioscia finally handed over the script

(Sept. 30, 2018, Southern California News Group)

A major-league baseball vs. a Triple-A ball: Can players tell the difference?

(Sept. 26, 2018, Southern California News Group)

Baseball’s unwritten mercy rule represents a human quirk of the information age

(Sept. 12, 2018, Southern California News Group)

In praise of Mike Scioscia, the Angels’ shark of a modern baseball manager

(Aug. 8, 2018, Southern California News Group)

Fred Claire, former Dodgers GM, opens up about cancer diagnosis

(October 28, 2016, Southern California News Group)

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Dodgers turn to Driveline to boost minor leaguers’ velocity

(August 15, 2016, Southern California News Group)

The Dodgers and Cuba: Past, Present and Future

(March 11, 2016, Los Angeles News Group)

Under new executive Andrew Friedman, Dodgers prepare for a brave new world

(October 16, 2014, Los Angeles News Group)

From possible retirement to no-hitter: Why Josh Beckett’s recovery matters
(June 5, 2014, Los Angeles News Group)

Catching Albert Pujols’ 500th home run ball offered Angels fan a humbling experience
(May 23, 2014, Los Angeles News Group)

Man falsely accused in Dodger Stadium beating tells how it changed his life
(May 5, 2012, Los Angeles News Group)

Travel Writing

A visit to Portland, Oregon is like glamping in concrete tents
(Jan. 11, 2017, New York Daily News)

VIVA Viajes: New Orleans’ French Quarter has Spanish roots
(Sept. 8, 2016, New York Daily News)

Orange County, California offers much more than Disneyland and ‘Real Housewives’
(January 9, 2016, New York Daily News)

Beer and baseball traditions drive home the fun in Cincinnati
(June 21, 2015, New York Daily News)

Sydney, with its stunning beaches and vistas, is a city that is best seen from the out-of-doors
(Feb. 1, 2015, New York Daily News)

The catch in Ketchikan! Southeast Alaska is heaven on Earth for anglers
(Jan 4, 2015, New York Daily News)

The well-preserved city of Cusco in Peru is the perfect gateway to discovering Machu Picchu
(May 18, 2014, New York Daily News)

Media

2017 off-season appearances on SportsNet LA:

Discussing The 50 Greatest Dodgers Games of All Time on SportsNet LA, live from Dodger Stadium (July 7, 2015):

Discussing my American League Cy Young award vote on MLB Network (Nov. 14, 2013):

Previewing the Dodgers’ 2016 season on 1060-AM in Phoenix, Arizona (Feb. 25, 2016):

Discussing the August 2012 megatrade between the Dodgers and Boston Red Sox on 101.3-FM in Burlington, VT (Aug. 23, 2013):