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  • Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one

    Yankees' 'Core Four' is dwindling to one
    They were called the California Angels then, the visiting team on a beautiful Friday evening in New York. The Yankees had not won a postseason series in 15 years, so the attendance at Yankee Stadium was a modest 19,087 on May 17, 1996. The Yankees won,...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break

    Orioles' Manny Machado has the 4th-most popular jersey post-All-Star break
    Manny Machado won't be playing in front of a national audience this October, but it's clear the Orioles' star third baseman has made an imprint beyond Baltimore in his second big league season. Major League Baseball released its list of the most popular...
  • Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory

    Orioles and others react to American League's All-Star victory
    NEW YORK -- Here are some quotes after the American League’s 3-0 victory over the National League in the All-Star Game at Citi Field. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, the Game’s MVP, on what the night was like: “I can’t describe...
  • Mariano Rivera is the star of All-Stars

    NEW YORK — He stood alone, atop the mound, atop a city, atop his profession. The fans gave him a standing ovation. So did the players, on both teams, from the top step of each dugout. Mariano Rivera touched his cap to his heart, waved it at the...
  • Mariano Rivera's final All-Star game ratings flat from last year

    New York Yankee closer Mariano Rivera's last All-Star game appearance may have been bad news for the National League, but it did little to boost ratings for the midsummer classic. The 84th All-Star contest -- won by the American League -- drew an...
  • Star Track: Jake Cave

    When Jake Cave, 20, of Hampton was drafted by the New York Yankees, he might well have envisioned becoming a teammate of controversial superstar Alex Rodriguez. It's already happened, albeit when A-Rod was rehabbing with Cave's team so far this season,...
  • Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore

    Letters: All-Star game is a giant bore
    With barely any competition and TV ratings almost matching last year's historic lows, Bruce Bochy and Major League Baseball reaped what they sowed. In a low-scoring and boring contest, who wouldn't have wanted to see a Mariano Rivera vs. Yasiel Puig...
  • Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine

    Adam Jones gets double-dose of his own medicine
    During a player’s postgame television interview after a big game, it’s the norm to see Orioles center fielder Adam Jones stalking in the background, searching for the right moment to deliver a shaving cream pie to the face of the interviewee....
  • After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?

    After visiting 30 ballparks in 3 years, what's next?
    To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium. The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
  • Baseball had its moments in 2013

    Baseball had its moments in 2013
    As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...
  • Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game

    Orioles' Jim Johnson saves 100th game
    While Chris Davis crushed his way through an Orioles record earlier Friday night with his 31st home run of the season, closer Jim Johnson achieved his own milestone about 90 minutes later in the Orioles' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees. When Johnson...