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Brandon Webb

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  • D-backs spend big on Cuban OF

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Arizona Diamondbacks - INSIDE PITCH Making a big financial commitment in an effort to upgrade their outfield, Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to six-year, $68.5 million deal with Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas on Nov. 27....
  • Clayton Kershaw's streak ends, but one-run gem still earns Dodgers win

    Clayton Kershaw's streak ends, but one-run gem still earns Dodgers win
    Forty-one innings after his scoreless streak began, Clayton Kershaw circled behind the mound, rubbed a new baseball, adjusted his pants and then brushed off the rubber. Moments earlier, he was facing San Diego's Chase Headley. There were two outs in the...
  • If he needs surgery, would Halladay opt for it or call it a career?

     
    By now, you all know that Roy Halladay could have any number of problems with his right shoulder, ranging from something minor, such as bursitis, to something career-threatening, such as a complete tear of his rotator cuff or labrum. What......
  • Baseball Prospectus has high praise for O's prospect Britton

    Baseball Prospectus has high praise for O's prospect Britton
    The folks over at Baseball Prospectus might not be big fans of Orioles catcher Matt Wieters -- or "Murder Mittens" as I will now call him after plugging his name into this 19th-century Baltimore Orioles nickname generator -- but they are quite fond of...
  • 2011 High School Baseball Team Capsules

    Team capsules for area high school baseball teams that responded to The Courant's request for information: BERKSHIRE LEAGUE LEWIS MILLS Last year: 20-2 Coach: Vic Rinaldi Top players: Jeff Maytas, sr., right field; Chris Long, sr., third base/left...
  • Everyone walks away happy

    The field for this fall's playoffs might be far different if Josh Byrnes, then the Diamondbacks general manager, hadn't approached the Yankees' Brian Cashman with an idea shortly before Thanksgiving in 2009. What transpired next may have contributed to...
  • Lee tosses third straight shutout

     
    Pitching coach Rich Dubee sat in the Phillies dugout during batting practice and fielded question after question about Josh Beckett. Understandable considering Dubee was Beckett’s pitching coach when the right-hander was in Florida’s minor...
  • Lee honored by Major League Baseball

     
    Cliff Lee got what he deserved. The Phillies lefty was named the National League's pitcher of the month for June. In five June starts, the All-Star was a perfect 5-0 with a Major League-best 0.21 ERA and 0.69 WHIP. Lee......
  • Cubs have options among 2012 free agents

     
    We’re on to Phase 3 of the offseason to-do list and it involves acquiring new players and the consideration of moving Starlin Castro to a new position.  Julie Dicaro at A League of Her Own made my job a bit easier by already compiling a list of...