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  • Should fans return milestone baseballs?

    The choice is the fan's Dom Amore Hartford Courant When Christian Lopez wrapped his meaty arms and defensive tackle's body around the ball struck for Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit, the ball and its historic significance became his — and his...
  • Steinberg: A new MLB story

    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...
  • Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals

    Jones' homer in 15th gives Orioles 4-3 win over Royals
    Adam Jones stepped up the plate for his seventh at-bat Wednesday night with the voices of the hecklers around home plate ringing in his ears. With Kauffman Stadium emptied out from 15 innings of baseball, he could hear the Royals fans reminding him of his...
  • Will Roger Clemens make Hall of Fame?

    Many character issues Juan C. Rodriguez Sun Sentinel It won't happen soon. Clemens' acquittal probably sways some voters on the fence about his candidacy. It won't put a big enough dent into the broader cross-section of writers who aren't prepared...
  • Mark McGwire earns his chance for a new path with Dodgers

    Mark McGwire earns his chance for a new path with Dodgers
    When 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...
  • Orioles have considered adding additional hitting coach

    Orioles have considered adding additional hitting coach
    Recently, 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...
  • St. Louis Cardinals team with Habitat for Humanity in Joplin; McGwire, Matheny join effort

    St. Louis Cardinals team with Habitat for Humanity in Joplin; McGwire, Matheny join effort
    JOPLIN, 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...
  • Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue

    Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue
    The person who perhaps could be helped or hurt most if the National Baseball Hall of Fame offered specific instruction to its voters on whether candidates with a history of using performance-enhancing drugs should be enshrined has his own opinion as to...
  • Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way

    Derek Jeter Is Still Playing The Game The Right Way
    Once 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...
  • Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game

    Baseball's strike zone is the hotly contested center of the game
    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...
  • Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings

    Sighting: Julius Peppers celebrates Bears win at Lux Bar and other sports sightings
    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’...