| 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&...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:23 PM
Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis walked into the visting clubhouse of Tropicana Field on Friday afternoon with his right arm in a sling after succesful morning surgery to remove a broken bone from his wrist.
Markakis tried to force a smile as he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The general belief is that players recovering from hamate bone surgery -- as Nick Markakis is now -- have a short recovery time, but it can take a while for them to regain their full power at the plate.
But a glance at some notable cases shows players...
| Jun 20, 2012
Roger Jongewaard, a longtime baseball scout from Long Beach who presided over three No. 1 draft picks — Ken Griffey Jr. and Alex Rodriguez for the Seattle Mariners and Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets — has died. He was 75.
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:19 AM
When you think about baseball in the 1990s, names like Ken Griffey Jr. and Cal Ripken come to mind. Yet, there were so many classic, run of the mill, and mediocre ballplayers in that time as well. Here are some of the most average to grace professional...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 5:05 PM
CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....