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  • Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution

    Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution
    Buck Showalter was a first-year manager in the New York Yankees’ minor league system in 1985 when he first noticed a long, lanky left-hander named Randy Johnson. It was hard to miss the 21-year-old Johnson, who was in his first professional season...
  • Long& short of it: Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz and Biggio elected to baseball's Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz dominated in an era of offense, each in their own way. The 6-foot-10 Big Unit became the tallest of 215 players elected to baseball's Hall of Fame and the 5-foot-11 Martinez the shortest pitcher picked for...
  • Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent

    Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent
    For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted in four players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- three of which were first-time eligible and made their marks on the mound. Five-time Cy Young Award winner...
  • Baseball Hall's door shut again to those suspected of steroid use

    NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire's chances to enter the Hall of Fame are dwindling. Baseball writers so far overwhelmingly have decided the outsized statistics of the Steroids Era stars are tarnished by their...
  • Shut out: Chances for admittance to Hall of Fame for Clemens and Bonds shrinking

    Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire's chances to enter the Hall of Fame are dwindling. Baseball writers so far overwhelmingly have decided the outsized statistics of the Steroids Era stars are tarnished by their connection to...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout named L.A.'s sportsmen of the year

    Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout named L.A.'s sportsmen of the year
    Three months after their historic seasons ended, Clayton Kershaw and Mike Trout continue to pick up awards. The most valuable players in their respective leagues, Kershaw and Trout were named the 2014 sportsmen of the year by the Los Angeles Sports...
  • Marcos Breton: Why Bonds, Schilling get my Hall of Fame vote

    When the Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2015 is announced Tuesday, I wish the national discussion would be about the great players elected and not those who weren't. I wish members of the Baseball Writers Association of America would stop trashing voters...
  • After thriving from start to finish, Smoltz looks for Hall reunion with Cox, Maddux, Glavine

    John Smoltz could do it all on the mound. Looking for a starting pitcher? He was your man. How about a closer? Yep, he could handle that, too. Smoltz's amazing versatility could send him to baseball's Hall of Fame on his first try when voting results...
  • Randy Johnson expected to join baseball greats in Cooperstown on Tuesday

    Come Tuesday morning, there's an excellent chance Randy Johnson will complete his journey from Livermore to Cooperstown. What a trip it's been. Johnson had 303 victories. He won five Cy Young Awards, including four in succession. His 4,875 strikeouts are...
  • Trio of aces poised to lead Hall of Fame class of 2015

    NEW YORK — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years. When the Hall of Fame reveals the results...
  • Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame

    Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame
    The sense I’m getting from within the organization is that free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus could fit into the Orioles’ clubhouse without a problem. Rasmus has been criticized while with both of his previous teams -- the St. Louis...