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  • Orioles' Zach Britton blows second save, but won't 'mope' about it

    NEW YORK — To say Zach Britton has been tremendous this season as the club’s closer would be an understatement. He was 9-for-10 in save chances since taking over from Tommy Hunter and picking up his first save May 15 in Kansas City. Before...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs' Smith takes pride in his work ethic, performance

    IronPigs manager Dave Brundage enjoys watching Greg Smith on the mound. Brundage appreciates the pace with which the 30-year-old pitcher works during his starts and the lefty's ability to work himself back into a good rhythm after things go awry. "He'...
  • Mariano Rivera criticizes Robinson Cano's desire in new book

    When it comes time to arrange the 2025 New York Yankees' old-timers' game, make sure you keep Mariano Rivera and Robinson Cano on opposite sides of the locker room. In his book "The Closer," Rivera, the legendary closer who retired after last season,...
  • Yankees prospect, Bruton grad Mark Montgomery back in form pitching | With Video

    Yankees prospect, Bruton grad Mark Montgomery back in form pitching | <span style="color:#ff0000">With Video</span>
    NORFOLK — Mark Montgomery’s rise from obscure Division I baseball recruit to major-league pitching prospect was, for a time, as meteoric as it was unexpected. Montgomery pitched for Bruton High, but with a fastball that peaked at 86 mph as...
  • Mariano Rivera sticks mostly to softball in his memoir, 'The Closer'

    Mariano Rivera sticks mostly to softball in his memoir, 'The Closer'
    No sport engenders more discussion than baseball as to who, historically, is best at what. So it's a feat among feats that Mariano Rivera is regarded as baseball's all-time greatest closer by pretty much everyone who has ever pondered, for five seconds,...
  • Is it possible for Seth Rosin to pitch well enough to make Dodgers?

    Just for fun, just because it’s the first week of spring games, let’s imagine Seth Rosin continues to throw like he did in the Dodgers’ exhibition opener. Which is to say, absolute lights out. The 6-foot-6, 250-pound right-hander threw...
  • Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year

    Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year. What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
  • Grapefruit League starts with old college try

    The first story line of the exhibition season: Can a college kid upstage the New York Yankees? No, seriously. The Yankees open the Grapefruit League season Tuesday against Florida State, and the Seminoles' roster includes Heisman Trophy winner Jameis...
  • Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others

    Spring-training primer: Key questions for Dodgers, Angels and others
    Everyone expects the Dodgers to win. They did last year, and they just put up $215 million for Clayton Kershaw, to better their chance to win for many years to come. No one expects the Angels to win. They sat out the playoffs last year — for the...
  • Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day

    Possibility of Orioles using Tommy Hunter at closer looking more likely each day
    Don’t expect the Orioles to resolve their closer situation any time soon. As the club tries to distance itself from the mess the situation with Grant Balfour created, the Orioles' external search still seems to be focused on free-agent right-...
  • Marlins y Yankees disputarán partidos de exhibición en Panamá en marzo de 2014

    Marlins y Yankees disputar&#225;n partidos de exhibici&#243;n en Panam&#225; en marzo de 2014
      Los Yankees de Nueva y los Marlins de Miami disputarán un par de partidos de exhibición en el estadio Rod Carew de Panamá el 15 y 16 de marzo de 2014, informa el diario Sun-Sentinel de Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Citando fuentes de las mayores, la nota...