| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:58 AM
The end greets so many ballplayers like a concrete wall — faceless and unforgiving. Take away the 97-mph fastball or the 400-foot home runs and daily fulfillment no longer seems so easily attainable.
Chris Ray, though, he had beer.
| May 12, 2013
| 4:25 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, decided not to use his specially made MaxBat black bat with a pink label Sunday. Players on the Orioles and Twins used various pink apparel and equipment on Mother’s...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 5:10 PM
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
The “Randy Hundley Fantasy Baseball Camp” contest (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 9:00 a.m. CT on Monday, November 19, 2012 and ends at 9 a.m....
| May 10, 2013
| 6:10 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — An annual Major League Baseball undertaking to provide exposure and money to cancer-awareness charities became embroiled in a bit of a controversy Friday, with an Oriole being one of the players inadvertently involved.
On Sunday, as...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:39 AM
Who says America doesn't make stuff anymore? From cars to coffee, hot sauce to jumbo jets, we've got ten great places to see how the proverbial sausage is made.
—Ford Rouge Factory, Dearborn, Mich.
One of the most important sites in the history of...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 5:35 PM
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — First came the art galleries. Then the boutiques. Then the food and drink (craft and farm-to-table, thank you very much). Then the — record store and trendy barbershop?
Yes, yes, yes and yes, and that equation, spread across...
| Jul 8, 2012
She was one of the few women to pitch a perfect professional baseball game, a 1947 achievement that she downplayed decades later by saying: "I just got lucky."
Baseball records present a less-humble account of the career of Doris Sams. She was an all-...
| May 13, 2012
| 4:25 PM
The final day of the IronPigs road trip got a little busier. Rain washed out Sunday's game between Lehigh Valley and Louisville at Louisville Slugger Field. It was rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Monday beginning at 5:05 p.m. After the games...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:42 PM
A pair of Florida baseball and softball players received All-America honors this week. Catcher Mike Zunino was named a first-team Louisville Slugger All-American on Thursday by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. Junior left-handed pitcher/designated hitter...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:39 AM
Florida's Mike Zunino and Preston Tucker were named All-Americans by the American Baseball Coaches Association on Wednesday, with Zunino making the first team and Tucker making the second team. The honor is the latest in a long list of accolades for...