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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring

    Spring Training 2014: 10 games worth catching this spring
    The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.  Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
  • Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller

    Dodgers' Don Mattingly's margin for error just got smaller
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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Orioles fail to guarantee a home playoff game, will face Texas in wild card

    Orioles fail to guarantee a home playoff game, will face Texas in wild card
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When the Orioles left Baltimore for their final series of the regular season, manager Buck Showalter said that one of his team's main goals was to make sure it hadn't played its final game at Camden Yards of 2012. And the one...
  • Zack Greinke returning to form for Dodgers

    Seven innings, no runs, four hits, three walks, seven strikeouts. That’s a very solid line from any starting pitcher. For Zack Greinke, pitching Thursday night against the Atlanta Braves, it was his best outing in almost a full calendar year....
  • 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...
  • 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-...