| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:10 PM
A promising start to a Major League Baseball career was momentarily derailed for Colorado Rockies pitcher Christian Bergman.
The St. Francis High pitching product was placed on the 60-day disabled list Wednesday after sustaining an injury in his last...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:27 PM
In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:54 PM
As the temperature rises every summer in Baltimore, so does the number of balls that carry out of Camden Yards. Hits similar to ones that landed at the warning track two weeks ago are now finding their way into the seats. And the Orioles lineup is built...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 9:28 PM
Ever seen a triple play? Yeah, but never like this one. Such a triple play was never even possible until this season.
The Cleveland Indians turned a triple play on the Dodgers in the bottom of the fourth inning Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium -- after...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Several players with local ties who were picked in baseball's first-year player draft last month have started their professional careers.
Ryan Ripken, a Gilman graduate and the son of Orioles Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., has struggled in limited action...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 1:16 PM
The Houston Astros signed right-handed reliever Jose Veras to a minor league contract on Sunday.
Veras, the Astros' former closer, started this season with the Chicago Cubs.
Veras, 33, was released by Chicago last Tuesday. He allowed 12 earned runs in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:15 PM
LOS ANGELES — Amid the hustle and hubbub, chaos and circumstance that has defined Christian Bergman’s introduction into Major League Baseball, the St. Francis High graduate seems to have found calm within the storm of opportunity.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:37 PM
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.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:17 PM
A rare meeting between two locals was likely a relatively forgettable experience for both the Milwaukee Brewers’ Marco Estrada and Colorado Rockies’ Christian Bergman.
The two area pitchers squared off in National League action Friday evening...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Former Old Dominion pitcher Ryan Yarbrough and well-traveled lefty reliever Clay Rapada are new to the list this week.
But speaking of ODU, can you believe how ineffective Justin Verlander has been lately? Neither can we.
Player, Level, Team, Org.,...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
WEST HARTFORD -- For Sean Newcomb, these handful of days are the calm between storms.
Newcomb, a 6-foot-5 junior lefthander, led the Hartford baseball team to arguably its best season in history by going 8-2 with a 1.25 ERA and 106 strikeouts in 93 1/...