| Jan 20, 2015
| 5:24 AM
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a graduate of Umatilla High School, is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals.
It's not often that a ballplayer gets to attend a State of the Union address...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 3:03 PM
Jonathan Lucroy, the former Umatilla High School catcher who is now the catcher of the Milwaukee Brewers, was a special guest of U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Chicago White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez and center fielder Adam Eaton were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award at their positions in the American League on Thursday.
Ramirez joins the Orioles’ J.J. Hardy and the Royals’...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:11 AM
Right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was the lone Miami Marlins on Sporting News’ National League All-Star team, as selected by a panel of NL executives. The two other outfielders picked to the squad: Justin Upton and Andrew McCutchen.
The rest of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo have been named to the Sporting News All-Star teams that were announced Wednesday.
Abreu, who was named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year on...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:12 PM
MILWAUKEE – The offensive shortcomings suffered Saturday night merely reinforced what manager Rick Renteria wants to accomplish heading into the 2015 season with the Chicago Cubs.
The Cubs’ 2-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers marked the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 8:38 PM
After being assured of finishing in sole possession of last place in the National League Central, the Cubs had their winning streak snapped at three games with a 2-1 defeat to the Brewers. Left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada allowed doubles to...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Derek Jeter will be in the spotlight for perhaps the final time when he starts at shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game.
The New York Yankees captain, who is retiring following the season, heads the AL squad for the July 17 game in...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:04 PM
There's a distinct dichotomy that surrounds Orioles center fielder Adam Jones in Baltimore.
He is the club's most consistent performer and surely one of its most ardent community ambassadors. His No. 10 jersey is the most prevalent on any given night in...
| 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
| 6:59 PM
The list of players who were the most valuable on their team through the first half of the 2014 baseball season includes usual suspects such as Andrew McCutchen, Troy Tulowitzki, Paul Goldschmidt, Felix Hernandez and David Price.
As with every season,...