| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:42 AM
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MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH
Lowrie rejoins Astros as free agent
Jed Lowrie, whose first stint with the Astros lasted one season, is heading back to Houston for a longer term.
The free agent shortstop signed a...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:56 PM
SOUTHINGTON – Southington's Zac Susi and Liam Scafariello, who play on a team of traditional excellence, signed letters of intent Wednesday with another team of traditional excellence — UConn.
"The facilities, coaching staff, the program,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Matt Barnes finished the season with the Red Sox at Fenway Park. But he is not forgetting his roots.
Barnes, from Bethel, and his former UConn teammate, George Springer, who is on the Astros, are going to run a clinic for Little Leaguers at the Newtown...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:40 PM
WETHERSFIELD — Nick Ahmed's career appeared to have hit a dead end in 2013. He hit .163 in April and .113 in May in Double A, that key breakthrough level on the road to the big leagues.
But he never took his hitting struggles to the field. He...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:31 PM
Jim Peltz ranks Major League Baseball's 30 teams. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses, Statistics are through Friday’s games.
1. OAKLAND: The A’s have baseball’s best winning percentage (.624) and have won seven of their last...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:11 PM
With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals.
The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:15 PM
At the All-Star break, a speedster is a top candidate for National League rookie of the year, and a pitcher's recovery from injury could determine the AL winner.
In the NL, if the award was based on stolen bases alone, it probably would go to...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 7:10 PM
PHOENIX — Cubs manager Rick Renteria wasn't about to speculate on the futures of left fielder Junior Lake and third baseman Mike Olt in the wake of their rough seasons combined with the progress of players at Triple-A Iowa and Emilio Bonifacio close...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A fast-rising Adam Jones was fifth in the outfield balloting for the American League when results were last released Monday, and MLB tweeted today that he's been gaining on Toronto's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes, both of whom were ahead...
| Jul 6, 2014
Last week's ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday's games:
OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff (3.18 ERA) gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel. (1)
DETROIT: Victor Martinez has nearly as many home runs (21) as...
| Jul 12, 2014
Washington Nationals right-hander Jordan Zimmerman abruptly left his start against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning Friday night because of a right biceps injury.
Zimmerman (6-5), scheduled to participate in his second straight All-Star...