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  • MLB Draft: Picks 18-33 - Pitchers, pitchers, pitchers, including two local products

     
    The Major League Baseball draft. One round, 33 picks. There were 19 pitchers selected, including Alhambra's Robert Stephenson and Florida State's Sean Gilmartin, a former standout at Crespi High in Encino, Calif. Six more shortstops chosen. Four...
  • UPDATE: GORDON TO START TUESDAY FOR SCRANTON ...

     
    The IronPigs will see a familiar face Tuesday night in Scranton. Brian Gordon, optioned down to Triple-A by the Yankees Sunday, is the scheduled starter for Scranton against the IronPigs in the second game of a two-game series at PNC Field. Gordon was...
  • Oswalt's plans in place for rehab

     
    With each passing day, Roy Oswalt is feeling better. Sunday’s 40-pitch bullpen session was another example of that. The right-hander, on the DL with a bulging disc and inflammation in his back, said he expects to pitch in a rehab......
  • The Cubs GM job: Who’s next?

     
    Prayers have been answered for the majority of Cubs fans. Jim Hendry has been fired and Tom Ricketts will now commence an epic search for an individual who can handle the enormous burden of ending a century-long drought.  It will be a tough task for...
  • 'The Franchise': Q&A with Barry Zito

     
    San Francisco Giant Barry Zito talks about this season and his participation in Showtime's docu-style series "The Franchise."...
  • Orioles officially hire pitching guru Rick Peterson

    Orioles officially hire pitching guru Rick Peterson
    After weeks of discussion and three separate meetings, the Orioles and pitching guru Rick Peterson have agreed to a much-anticipated deal Monday that will put Peterson in charge of developing pitching throughout the organization, an industry source...
  • Q&A: 'Moneyball' star Jonah Hill

    Q&A: 'Moneyball' star Jonah Hill
    First, allow me to list what “Moneyball” star Jonah Hill wouldn’t talk about during our interview. He wouldn’t say how he retaliated when co-star Brad Pitt pulled pranks on him. (He’s saving that for Letterman, he says.)...
  • 'Moneyball' review: Baseball teams have more than three players on them

    'Moneyball' review: Baseball teams have more than three players on them
    **1/2 (out of four) “Moneyball” is the triumphant true story of how a professional baseball team made it back into the playoffs. The year after making them the last time. And didn’t win the World Series. In terms of distance traveled...
  • Has the 'Moneyball' hype been overblown?

    Beane changed game Peter Schmuck Baltimore Sun How could it not be? Michael Lewis' book was a best-seller and has been condensed into a movie starring Brad Pitt. The movie's producers and director had no choice but to take some dramatic license to make...
  • Former Padres Jones still 'living the dream' in baseball

    Former Padres Jones still 'living the dream' in baseball
    SAN DIEGO -- Randy Jones retired from Major League Baseball in 1982 as the first Padres’ pitcher to win a Cy Young Award and 20 games in one season, but he never left baseball behind. He continues to work around the game without working in the...
  • Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins

    Orioles make Opening Day memorable with 4-2 win over Twins
    Weeks before the annual ritual of jogging down the orange carpet in front of a sellout crowd — before the loud ovation Nick Markakis received during his pre-game introduction — there was the isolation of those back fields in Sarasota. Doing...