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  • The Stan Simpson Show: UConn Women, UConn UConn And MLB Spring Training

    Courant sportswriters John Altavilla and Dom Amore join Stan to talk about the UConn women and men's basketball teams. WTIC AM sportscaster Scott Gray gives a rundown of where the Yankees, Red Sox and Mets stand heading into spring training. For...
  • Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training

    Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training
    Follow live updates from MLB's Spring Training with the Hartford Courant's baseball writer Dome Amore:
  • Josh Hamilton set to join Texas Rangers on Monday

    Josh Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers. The slugger is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the...
  • Sideline Chatter: When pizza or hot dogs aren't enough, this ballpark offers both in one meal

    Take me out of the ballgame? The minor-league Fresno Grizzlies are offering up a $7 menu item called the Frankenslice a slice of pizza with hot dogs baked into the crust. "Any fan who can eat a whole pie," noted Fark.com, "gets to be carted off on the...
  • Anthony Rizzo takes care of Cubs' business

    Anthony Rizzo takes care of Cubs' business
    PHOENIX – Anthony Rizzo quipped late Saturday night that he needed better aim after he barely missed hitting a grand slam and had to settle for a three-run double off the left field fence in the fifth inning. But Rizzo left little doubt about...
  • Orioles' Brian Matusz ejected after foreign substance detected by Marlins

    Orioles' Brian Matusz ejected after foreign substance detected by Marlins
    For the second time in a week, a Major League pitcher has been ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm and this time, it came in a game featuring the Marlins. In the 12th inning of Miami’s 1-0 win over Baltimore on Saturday...
  • Prado's walk-off single snaps Marlins' losing streak to beat Orioles

    Prado's walk-off single snaps Marlins' losing streak to beat Orioles
    It’s been an eventful, emotional week for the Marlins, who entered the second game of their series against the Orioles looking to snap an eight-game losing streak. And during a stretch where there’s been frustration, and drama aplenty, it...
  • Dodgers edge Padres, 2-0, behind gem from Mike Bolinger

    Dodgers edge Padres, 2-0, behind gem from Mike Bolinger
    KEY MOMENT: Yangervis Solarte, the Padres' leadoff batter, hit the fourth pitch of the game for a single. That was the only baserunner allowed by Dodgers starter Mike Bolsinger. The Padres' second batter, Cory Spangenberg, grounded into a double play....
  • Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger dominates Padres, 2-0

    Dodgers' Mike Bolsinger dominates Padres, 2-0
    The Dodgers started the season with Yasmani Grandal at catcher, Yasiel Puig in right field, Carl Crawford in left field, Juan Uribe at third base and Brandon McCarthy and Hyun-Jin Ryu in the starting rotation. They are six regulars down, and rolling,...
  • Orioles reliever leaves game after umps inspect his forearm

    The Baltimore Orioles' bullpen was already stretched thin in the 12th inning when left-hander Brian Matusz was ejected for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm. His replacement, T.J. McFarland, then gave up the game-winning single to Martin...
  • Angels can't keep it close in 8-3 loss to Boston

    Angels can't keep it close in 8-3 loss to Boston
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels used four relievers in an effort to keep the game close in the seventh inning, and left-hander Cesar Ramos got a big out, inducing David Ortiz to fly to shallow left field with the bases loaded and the Red Sox leading, 4-2. But...