| Aug 9, 2011
| 5:26 PM
Thinking backon his efforts as an ambassador of baseball, Cal Ripken Jr. recalled howthe teens he worked with in Nicaragua were so excited it was impossible to corral them into groups, while the kids in China were so reserved it was hard to get them out...
| Aug 21, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Trey Griffey is a rather low-key person. So it's not a big surprise that his college football scholarship offer list has quietly grown over the past few months.
He came out of spring practice with three offers, his first coming from Florida...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 4:16 PM
Give Joe Labon a vehicle — a Ferrari or a Mercedes-Benz passenger van or even an old Chevy Caprice — and he'll find a way to soup it up, trick it out or simply make it more fun to drive.
He loves cars. Always has. When he was 15 years old,...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:24 AM
This is the transcript, as provided by Major League Baseball, of the press conference Sunday in which Ken Griffey Jr. was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award in Arlington, Texas, before Game 4 of the World Series.
Harold Reynolds, who was...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 1:27 AM
Orlando resident and future Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., was honored as the 12th recipient of the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award on Sunday night prior to Game 4 of the World Series in Arlington, Texas.
Griffey Jr., who...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:59 PM
April 5, 1993: Charlie Hough throws the first pitch in Marlins history. The Marlins won their inaugural game over the Dodgers 6-3 in front of 42,334 fans.
Oct. 3, 1997: Robb Nen pitches a perfect ninth inning in Game 3 of the NLDS against the...
| Nov 24, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Dr. Phillips wide receiver Trey Griffey will realize a dream come true Jan. 5, when he steps on the turf at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg for the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game.
“I was kinda surprised,” Griffey said of being...
| May 18, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Yes, there also was a baseball game Friday. Amid all the hoopla of the NATO visit, rumors of President Obama visiting Wrigley Field and Kerry Wood picking this weekend to retire, the City Series finally got to take center stage.
The Cubs and White Sox...
| May 27, 2012
| 10:28 AM
The Orioles made Adam Jones’ six-year, $85.5 million deal official Sunday with a morning news conference.
We’ve been reporting details for a while now, but I thought I’d bring you some quotes.
The best one came from club executive vice...
| May 27, 2012
| 4:31 PM
With his six-year, $85.5 million contract extension official, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones sat between his two bosses — manager Buck Showalter and club executive vice president Dan Duquette — on Sunday and said Baltimore is where he...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Dr. Phillips standout point guard Taryn Griffey will miss her junior season after tearing her anterior cruciate ligament in her knee last week while playing basketball at the school.
Her father, Ken Griffey Jr., confirmed the injury and his daughter&...