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  • David Ortiz's move complicates things for Red Sox

    ST. LOUIS — Pitching aside, Boston's margin for error in the next three games of the World Series could be razor thin. Because the Red Sox are one of the few teams that use one player — David Ortiz — exclusively as the designated...
  • The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis breaks down the World Series matchups

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Red Sox are confident of World Series chances against Cardinals

    BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox. "I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
  • Umpires have been doing a terrific job in World Series

    Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
  • Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss

    Cardinals don't blame Kolten Wong for World Series Game 4 loss
    ST. LOUIS — Sunday night's bizarre ending necessitated a pep talk to rookie Kolten Wong from St. Louis Cardinals veterans. The chat was to make sure Wong didn't put the weight of the Cardinals' 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox in Game 4 of the World...
  • Baseball: MLB draftees with Virginia ties (updated through all 40 rounds)

    Pick, Team, Player, School, Position Competitive Balance Round B 71, Oakland, Chad Pinder, Virginia Tech (Poquoson HS alum), SS. Round 4 111, Cleveland, Kyle Crockett, Virginia (Poquoson HS alum), LHP. Round 5 156, Detroit, Buck Farmer, Georgia Tech...
  • Baseball: Ben Verlander, CNU's Chrismon, Denbigh's Garcia among MLB draftees on final day

    The last and most prolific day of Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft brought a little of everything to area fans. -- The Detroit Tigers picked another Verlander. -- Numerous players from state colleges who had successful seasons, including...
  • Toronto's John Gibbons talks Blue Jays, Orioles and AL East

    Toronto's John Gibbons talks Blue Jays, Orioles and AL East
    There’s no question that the Toronto Blue Jays have made the most noise throughout baseball this offseason – and that’s pushed them from a fourth-place finish in 2012 to division favorites heading into this season. They’ve...
  • Spring training: AL East preview

    Go ahead, pick an American League East champion. Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
  • ODU, W&M, CNU baseball mix newcomers with returning talent

    ODU, W&M, CNU baseball mix newcomers with returning talent
    Roster sheets and lineup cards are as necessary as seat cushions and blankets for a trip to local college baseball diamonds this spring. Old Dominion, William and Mary, and Christopher Newport underwent extreme makeovers, including coaches and players,...
  • Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams

    Looking at the defenses of the AL East teams
    Luckily, they don’t trot out the old “defense wins championship” clichĂ© as much in baseball circles – but there’s no denying there have been teams who improve their ‘D’ and then find increased success. So, as we...