| Apr 26, 2015
At the end of an island, in the back of a baseball field, on the fringe of obscurity, there is an unpretentious plaque dedicated to a man whose immeasurable legacy continues to grow.
The small bronze marker honors Fred Hutchinson, once a big-league...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Hall of Famer Jim Palmer is suddenly Public Red Sox Enemy No. 1 after sending out a tweet Sunday that criticized Sox designated hitter David Ortiz for the histrionics that got him ejected from a tight game against the Orioles and led to him being...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Tallado en una montaña de granito en Keystone, Dakota del Sur, el monumento nacional Mount Rushmore presenta, imponentes, los rostros de cuatro presidentes estadounidenses: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt y Abraham Lincoln.
| Apr 17, 2015
| 4:19 AM
Fifty years ago, he strode to the mound from the bullpen in Boston, a gangly 19-year-old playing his first game in the big leagues.
"Nervous?" Orioles manager Hank Bauer asked the rookie right-hander.
"A little … apprehensive," Jim Palmer said,...
| Apr 8, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Pitcher Dylan Bundy might be the biggest name on the roster of the 2015 Class AA Bowie Baysox. But he's destined for a very small role – at least for the first couple of weeks of the campaign.
The Baysox open their season Thursday night at...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 9:51 PM
Apprentice School beat College of the Albemarle (N.C.) 12-1 Thursday, giving Bryan Cave his 599th coaching win. He will go for No. 600 Friday at War Memorial Stadium against Virginia Wesleyan.
Winning pitcher Taylor Gomer held...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 7:03 PM
Ray Allen has not played this season, and it will stay that way. He did not say he was retiring, leaving open the possibility of playing again next season. There was the thought that Allen, who played for Miami last season, might sign with a title...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:19 PM
Alex Johnson, the only batting champion in Angels' history, died Saturday of complications from cancer. He was 72.
His death was announced by the James H. Cole Home for Funerals in Detroit.
Johnson hit .288 in 13 major league seasons, but it was his...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:37 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Big Papi arrived at spring training with a weighty quip about new teammate Pablo Sandoval.
"My belly hasn't grown like Panda," David Ortiz said Tuesday, joking about new Boston Red Sox teammate Sandoval.
Ortiz, the final...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election:
Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 8:41 PM
By Matthew Carroll, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON — Derek Jeter was at peace with his decision.
The New York Yankees shortstop and future Hall of Famer was ready for his illustrious career to come to a close.
So the 40-year-old captain put the...