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  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/9)

    Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/9)
    Last month, some fans of the Atlanta Braves were wondering if acquiring Chesapeake's Upton brothers during the offseason was such a great idea. But when the calendar turned to August, B.J. and Justin both heated up, helping carry the Braves to a whopping...
  • Fantasy baseball: Who's hot and who's not

    Fantasy baseball: Who's hot and who's not
    The only thing more frustrating than having your fantasy team ravaged by injuries is to have your team stocked with high-priced players having career-worst years while on your watch. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at a few of this season's most...
  • Baseball: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (updated 7/27)

    If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do it is to play pro baseball. Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris was picked up late this week by the New York Yankees' organization and sent to Triple-A after being...
  • 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...
  • For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues

    For Orioles' Delmon Young, another ride in the major leagues
    SARASOTA, Fla. — At age 20, Delmon Young was the top prospect in the game — a former No. 1 overall pick in a hurry to make his mark in the major leagues. But these days, after eight years in the big leagues, Young is definitely more patient...
  • Top local baseball players

    Top local baseball players
    Spring is in the air, and the baseball season is right around the corner. The major-league season kicks into high gear on Monday, and to get you caught up and ready we provide this list of players with ties to Hampton Roads who will start the year in...
  • Orlando Magic try to improve at protecting leads

    The Orlando Magic entered their game Friday night against the Washington Wizards hoping to do a better job of protecting leads. In their prior two games, the Magic led the Milwaukee Bucks and the Denver Nuggets by double-digits early in the second...
  • 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,...
  • Angels lose, 4-3, to Braves

    Angels lose, 4-3, to Braves
    KEY MOMENT: The Braves had two on with two outs in the first inning when Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson fell behind Braves catcher Evan Gattis with a three-ball count. Gattis got the green light and crushed a three-run homer to left-center field. Chris...
  • 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.,...