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  • Hall Of Fame, By The Numbers

    Voting 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);...
  • Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz

    Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz
    NEW YORK — Eleven months after Roger Clemens left Boston to embark on the twilight of his career, Pedro Martinez arrived as the new pitching ace of the Red Sox. Over the next seven seasons, Martinez was among the best pitchers in baseball while...
  • Randy Johnson leads gang of four into Baseball Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson leads gang of four into Baseball Hall of Fame
    Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez are the yin and yang of baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame class, proving it's not the size of the player that matters as much as what's inside of him. Johnson and Martinez join fellow pitcher John Smoltz and second baseman...
  • How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?

    He sent chills down our spines. Yes, every time he went to the mound, gripped the ball and unsprung that small, tightly wound frame on the world, Pedro Martinez sent chills up and down our backbones. Pedro didn't pitch games. He pitched events. He was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Tribune Hall of Fame ballots

    I watched Randy Johnson pitch for the first time in a college game in 1983, and his ascent from awkward freshman to Hall of Famer marks as one of the greatest transformations I've witnessed. The fact he won 24 games and pitched 260 innings at 38 in 2002...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Former Dodger Orel Hershiser gets his price in Vegas

    Former Dodger Orel Hershiser gets his price in Vegas
    Dodgers pitching great Orel Hershiser has sold a home in Las Vegas for the asking price of $227,750. Hershiser, who owns a number of investment properties in Clark County, put the home on the market in October and had a buyer in three days, records...
  • Stove heating up at MLB Winter Meetings

    SAN DIEGO — Dave Dombrowski was enjoying a relaxing moment in the lobby of the Machester Grand Hyatt on Sunday. However, the Detroit Tigers president and general manager knows there probably won't be many of those between Monday and Thursday...