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  • Braves shut down champion Phillies 4-1 on opening night

    Once the Philadelphia Phillies finished celebrating their World Series title, the Atlanta Braves spoiled the rest of the opening-night party. Derek Lowe pitched eight superb innings, three Braves homered off Brett Myers and Atlanta beat the defending...
  • Alumni Report: Josh Banks, Severna Park, baseball

    Josh Banks can throw five pitches: a fastball, a curve, a changeup, a split-fingered fastball and a cutter. That repertoire made him a star at Severna Park, got him a scholarship to Florida International and enticed the Toronto Blue Jays to draft him in...
  • Maddux retirement; Towers talks Peavy

     
    Greg Maddux just held his retirement press conference, which was well-attended not just by reporters but also by people whose team he has played for over the years, such as Cubs GM Jim Hendry and Dodgers GM Ned Colletti. Scott......
  • Maddux (still) loves Shea

     
    What is it about the Braves' love of Shea Stadium? Is it because they enjoyed beating the Mets so much over the years? Not only did Chipper Jones name his first child, Shea -- based on his amazing offensive numbers......
  • Bernie Williams plays guitar, Dave Lennon plays host

     
    The dinner of the New York Chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America featured "stars, critics, magnates and officials of the diamond," on a night when "formality was forgotten and hilarity was the keynote of the occasion." Actually, that.......
  • ESPN promotes South Dakota tourism or something

     
    ESPN's latest "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" release doesn't make much more sense to me than the last one. It appears Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Joe Namath and Manhasset's own Jim Brown will represent New York in this feature. I'm not......
  • Gameday Live 89: Mets at Braves

     
    Gameday Live 89: Mets at Braves Good evening Mets enthusiasts! Welcome to a Friday night of New York Metropolitan baseball! I'm Chris Mascaro and I'll be bringing you all of tonight's live game action, as the Mets (42-46), 7.5 games......
  • Tonight's lineup vs. Braves

     
    First pitch is delayed until 7:45 tonight because the Braves will have a pregame ceremony to retire Greg Maddux's number. Here's the lineup: Pagan ......... CF Castillo ....... 2B Wright ......... 3B Sheffield ...... LF Francoeur .... RF Murphy .............
  • Farewell, Rory Markas

     
    Though Rory Markas had already had one near-death experience (a blood clot in his brain 14 months ago), the news this morning of his passing at age 54 comes as a shock. He had just been promoted to the position......
  • John Smoltz blasts 'computer guy' pitch-count mentality

     
    John Smoltz on Friday blasted what he called the "computer guy" mentality that he says has prompted teams to remove a pitcher too soon for the good of the pitcher or the team. "There's no excuse to not be able......
  • PHILLIES' FAB FOUR NOT THE GREATEST

     
    The Phillies’ signing of Cliff Lee is as pleasant a surprise as finding a pull-through parking spot near the mall entrance on the weekend before Christmas. But let’s hold off on calling the Phillies’ starting pitchers the greatest in baseb...