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  • Softball: Tournament play in full bloom for local teams

    Softball: Tournament play in full bloom for local teams
    The prep softball season has reached the spring break portion of its schedule, but that doesn't mean local teams won't be in action on the diamond. Four teams, Edison, Fountain Valley, Huntington Beach and Marina, will contend for tournament titles in the...
  • Cubs option Zac Rosscup, Brian Schlitter and Junior Lake

    Cubs option Zac Rosscup, Brian Schlitter and Junior Lake
    MESA, Ariz. -- It appears Matt Szczur, Jonathan Herrera and Ryan Sweeney will compete for the final two spots on the Chicago Cubs' roster. That became likely Wednesday after relievers Zac Rosscup and Brian Schlitter and outfielder Junior Lake were...
  • Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of Al Dorner

    Cross country invitational meet renamed in honor of  Al Dorner
    When Susan Tilley began giving a history lesson of the Newport News Invitational Cross Country Meet, Al Dorner wondered if she had forgotten the occasion. This was the Newport News Track Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Until Tilley, executive...
  • Scouting report: Spring's baseball books lineup

    Baseball is a Rorschach sport: People see in it what they want to see in it. That goes for writers, too. As long as pitchers and catchers and fathers and their kids have been tossing a ball back and forth, writers have found the stuff of storytelling in...
  • Rangers reliever Jon Edwards and wife find miracle after cancer scare

    SURPRISE, Ariz. The news came right in the heart of the holidays, 10 days before Christmas. Texas Rangers pitcher Jon Edwards was told he had testicular cancer. "It was kind of a long day that Monday," Edwards said Sunday, as he recalled the moment from...
  • Answering Orioles roster questions

    Answering Orioles roster questions
    The Orioles play at night today, which is their penultimate home contest at Ed Smith Stadium in 2015. The Orioles will host their annual closed-doors Talent Show this afternoon. Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls it his highlight of the spring. Their...
  • Don't forget The Buck Effect

    Don't forget The Buck Effect
    They're at it again. The naysayers and stat nerds have determined that the Orioles will be unable to defend last year's runaway American League East title and are headed toward the other end of the standings in 2015. The reasoning is all too familiar....
  • After successful spring, Carlos Rodon officially headed back to minors

    After successful spring, Carlos Rodon officially headed back to minors
    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon has known for a few days that he would be sent to Triple-A Charlotte to start the season, so there was no surprise when the Sox officially reassigned him to minor-league camp Wednesday, the second-to-...
  • Baltimore: The land of opportunity

    Baltimore: The land of opportunity
    Alejandro De Aza De Aza will be 31 this month and has been in the majors since 2007, so it's not as if he hasn't had a chance before. But a down year in a crowded outfield with the Chicago White Sox last year — he batted just .243 with a .309 on-...
  • The return of Chris Davis

    The Orioles slugger had been holed up in his home for the better part of two days after news broke Sept. 12 that his season was over. Chris Davis had taken the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Adderall without a therapeutic-use exemption....
  • Burbank softball finishes off Glendale

    Burbank softball finishes off Glendale
    GLENDALE — For five-plus innings Tuesday, a talented young Glendale High softball team posed a significant threat to two-time reigning Pacific League champion Burbank. But Caitlyn Brooks has made a career out of closing out league opponents and...