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The Baseball Hall of Fame ballot was released Wednesday and the list of great players on it is so long that I honestly don't know what I'm going to do with mine when it arrives in the brown envelope from Cooperstown, N.Y. I could frame it. I could return...
Julius Peppers hung out in the Gold Coast neighborhood following Sunday’s game at Soldier Field, just like he did after the Bears’ previous home game. The Bears defensive end, who dined at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse following his team’...
While many optimists proclaim that the Steroid Era is over in baseball, former White Sox slugger Frank Thomas remains wary. "I don't think it's ever going to be over," the future Hall of Famer told me Wednesday before the Cubs-Sox series finale at U.S....
While Hyun-jin Ryu is not yet a big name in North America, losing him was a bigger blow for the Cubs than you probably think. President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer wanted the rights to the 25-year-old South Korean left-hander because they...
The heater rides in at 91 miles an hour, belt-high and straight, giving Orioles hitter Matt Wieters a good view of what looks like a strike in the making. As it reaches the plate, it dives toward the ground. No mortal can say for sure whether the...
The Baltimore SunRecently, it has become en vogue for major league clubs to hire two hitting coaches. The Braves, Cardinals and Padres all employed assistant hitting coaches last season, while the Phillies last month hired former major leaguer Wally Joyner to assist...
Tags: Nick Markakis, John Farrell, Buck Showalter, Baseball, Sports
LA TimesWhen you think of Mark McGwire, you think of numbers, but not those numbers. You don't think of 583 career homers, or 70 homers in 1998, or one homer in every 10.61 at-bats. You think, instead, of 19.5. That is the percentage of baseball Hall of Fame...
Tags: Allen Craig, Ned Colletti , Bill Plaschke, Baseball, Yadier Molina
ST. LOUIS — Six years. That's how long it has been since Barry Zito has pitched the kind of game he's going to need Friday night, and he hasn't been cryogenically frozen in the interim. He has been getting older, losing velocity off his fastball...
There is no joy in So Cal. The mighty Angels and Dodgers have struck out. Artie Moreno broke the bank signing slugger Albert Pujols and CJ Wilson in the offseason. He funded a powerful lineup of hitters. But oh the pitching was a disaster. The Dodgers...
The Hartford CourantOnce upon a time in baseball, it was easy to enjoy greatness. Today, in the shadow of performance-enhancing drugs (known as PEDs), enjoying the players who stack up awe-inspiring numbers just ain't easy. Players, rightly or wrongly, are under the...
email@example.comJOPLIN, Mo -- It's been more than a year since a tornado devastated the community of Joplin. It left many without a home. Some residents still don't have a home. Habitat for Humanity is trying to change that, and they are getting a little help from...
1987 - Scott Witlock had a triple and Steve Sawinsky added a pair of triples as Selby, aided by five errors, defeated Eureka 13-9 in American Legion baseball. 1992 - Ruben Sierra and Ken Griffey Jr. each hit a home run and Sierra, Griffey, Pat Kelly and...
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