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  • Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna

    Two strikes, no problem for Marlins OF Marcell Ozuna
    MIAMI ┬áMost hitters choke up and look to hit singles with two strikes. Not Marcell Ozuna. The Marlins center fielder followed up his grand slam Wednesday with a two-run shot in the Fish’s 4–3 win over the Phillies Thursday afternoon...
  • BASEBALL UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/20)

    Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week. But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we. Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
  • Greg Smith got a blast out of his home run

     
    Greg Smith recalled allowing two runs in six innings against the Jacksonville Suns in one of his 12 starts for the Double-A Mobile BayBears during the 2007 season. Current Colorado Rockies slugger Carlos Gonzalez and Atlanta Braves outfielder Justin Upton...
  • The Times' baseball rankings

    Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games: 1. OAKLAND: Franchise with reputation for polishing young talent is only team that hasn’t used a rookie this season. (1) 2. MILWAUKEE: Marco Estrada has given...
  • Living Here: Famous people, places & things

    Living Here:  Famous people, places & things
    Famous people, places & things People, places and things that make Hampton Roads famous: Presidents, celebrities and more Hampton Roads is known around the world for its people — as being from here, as a come-here, or for just passing through...
  • Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers

    Bergman gets MLB chance and delivers
    It certainly didn’t take long for St. Francis High alumnus Christian Bergman to achieve his ultimate career goal. Four years after being drafted by the Colorado Rockies, the starting pitcher made his Major League debut Monday night with Colorado...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors (through 6/13)

    All in all, Hampton Roads baseball fans hope their major-league contingent will see better days than they have in the first third of the 2014 season. Michael Cuddyer has a fractured shoulder. Ryan Zimmerman missed much of the lineup with a hand injury,...
  • It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta

    It's a lucky 13th for the Angels against Atlanta
    Dino Ebel was looking forward to filling in for Manager Mike Scioscia on Saturday night, a rare opportunity for the Angels bench coach to call the shots in a game against the Atlanta Braves in Turner Field. "It's fun when you get a chance to have the...
  • Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens

    Dodgers and Diamondbacks to test each other as Cactus League opens
    As the Cactus League opens for play Wednesday, the most immediate story line is not difficult to determine: Is there really a rivalry between the Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks? The Dodgers won the National League West. The Diamondbacks complained...
  • Baseball UPDATE: How Hampton Roads players are faring in the majors and minors (updated Friday, 4/25)

    Player, Level, Team, Org., Pos., Avg., G, AB, R, H, HR, RBI, OPS; Jake Cave, Advanced A, Tampa (Fla.), Yankees, OF, .279, 20, 86, 8, 24, 0, 4, .737; *Michael Cuddyer, MLB, Colorado, Rockies, RF/1B, .317, 16, 60, 11, 19, 3, 10, .906; Ben Guez, AAA,...
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule

    Angels' Mike Scioscia is keeper of legacy as MLB chips at block rule
    TEMPE, Ariz. — The keepers of the gate for the Angels, the catching crew, play for the ultimate keeper of the gate. All it takes to establish Manager Mike Scioscia is just that are Internet replays of his home-plate blocking when he was a...