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  • It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta

    It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta
    Dino Ebel was looking forward to filling in for Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday night, a rare opportunity for the Angels bench coach to call the shots in a game against the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. "It's fun when you get a chance to have the...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers

    Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers
    It certainly didn’t take long for St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman to achieve his ultimate career goal. Four years after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, the starting pitcher made his Major League debut Monday night with Colorado...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How Hampton Roads players are faring in the majors and minors (updated Friday, 4/25)

    Player, Level, Team, Org., Pos., Avg., G, AB, R, H, HR, RBI, OPS; Jake Cave, Advanced A, Tampa (Fla.), Yankees, OF, .279, 20, 86, 8, 24, 0, 4, .737; *Michael Cuddyer, MLB, Colorado, Rockies, RF/1B, .317, 16, 60, 11, 19, 3, 10, .906; Ben Guez, AAA,...
  • Yasiel Puig, Zack Greinke lead Dodgers past Atlanta Braves, 5-0

    Yes, Yasiel Puig will have nights like that. And nights like this. One night after the Dodgers' rookie right-fielder came down to earth with an 0-for-4, two-strikeout performance, he headed back out to orbit by blasting a grand-slam home run in a 5-...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller
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  • Stephen Fife's strong performance spoiled in Dodgers' loss

    Stephen Fife's strong performance spoiled in Dodgers' loss
    Stephen Fife threw two bad pitches on an otherwise impressive night Saturday. Unfortunately for the Dodgers, those two pitches -- a hanging curve to Braves second baseman Dan Uggla to lead off the fifth inning and a meaty fastball to pitcher Kris Medlen...
  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated through 6/9)

    Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated through 6/9)
    Michael Cuddyer, from Chesapeake, is enjoying a stellar season with the Colorado Rockies. Player, Level, Team, Org., Pos., Avg., G, AB, R, H, HR, RBI, OPS; Jake Cave, A, Charleston (S.C.), Yankees, OF, .239, 38, 163, 19, 39, 0, 14, .632; Michael...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • Hampton 8th-grader Ryder invited to national baseball showcase

    Peyton Ryder said he was "overwhelmed" to receive an invitation to play in the Baseball Factory's 2014 Under Armour All-America Preseason Rookie Tournament, set for Jan. 17-19 in Auburndale, Fla. The reaction is understandable, because the tournament...
  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/3)

    Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/3)
    One wonders if the struggling Washington Nationals might want to give former William and Mary players Chris Rahl and Will Rhymes a shot. They've been stuck at Triple-A Syracuse this season but have been productive for the Chiefs. The numbers: Player,...