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  • Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary

    Bob Costas recalls 'Sandberg Game' on its 30-year anniversary
    On June 23, 1984 -- 30 years ago today -- the so-called “Sandberg Game” unfolded at Wrigley Field. Cubs Hall of Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg planted his name around the country as a true National League MVP candidate when he hit two...
  • Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp lead Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Clayton Kershaw, Matt Kemp lead Dodgers past Diamondbacks, 4-3
    Ah, the good ol' days. Matt Kemp hammering the ball, Clayton Kershaw dropping curves that seemed to fall two feet. The Dodgers returned to those thrilling days of yesteryear -- or at least 2011 -- in their 4-3 victory over the Diamondbacks Friday...
  • For Angels and Mike Trout, money could buy happiness, and risk

    For Angels and Mike Trout, money could buy happiness, and risk
    TEMPE, Ariz. — Mike Trout could be the next to join baseball's growing fraternity of young stars who sign long-term contracts before they reach arbitration or free agency; the center fielder is in negotiations with the Angels on an extension that is...
  • Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant

    Jackie Robinson Had Impact On America, Baseball And Courant
    In 1997, upon the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, Major Legaue Baseball went all out. Robinson, who lived in Stamford from 1955 until his death Oct. 24, 1972, was the rookie of the year in 1947, the National League's Most...
  • Hall of Fame slugger Mike Schmidt discusses skin cancer recovery

    Mike Schmidt, perhaps the greatest third baseman in baseball history and a harsh critic of players using performance-enhancing drugs, sat down with reporters Saturday to discuss his recovery from skin cancer. "I'm a very lucky man," said the former...
  • Orioles beat the Pirates, 4-2, behind strong outing from Bud Norris

    Orioles beat the Pirates, 4-2, behind strong outing from Bud Norris
    BRADENTON, Fla. – Right-hander Bud Norris rebounded impressively from a rough outing last time out and the Orioles scratched out a few runs to beat the PittsburgPirates 4-2 on Thursday night. Norris, who is expected to pitch in the fifth slot in...
  • 1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules

    1970-1979: Year-by-year capsules
    1970 Record: 108-54 Place: First in American League East Postseason: Beat Cincinnati Reds in World Series (4-1) Manager: Earl Weaver Most Valuable Oriole: Boog Powell Batting leader: Frank Robinson (.306) Home run leader: Boog Powell (35) RBI...
  • 1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules

    1960-1969: Year-by-year capsules
    1960 Record: 89-65 Place: Second in American League Manager: Paul Richards Most Valuable Oriole: Brooks Robinson Batting leader: Brooks Robinson (.294) Home run leader: Ron Hansen (22) RBI leader: Jim Gentile (98) Wins leader: Chuck Estrada (18)...
  • Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race

    Late additions could boost Orioles in wide-open American League East race
    — As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette sat in his office at the Ed Smith Stadium complex on a sunny afternoon earlier this month, overlooking a well-manicured cloverleaf of fields, a bitter winter seemed like an eternity ago in more ways...
  • Miguel Cabrera set to earn record $292 million with Detroit Tigers

    Miguel Cabrera set to earn record $292 million with Detroit Tigers
    The Detroit Tigers have made triple crown winner Miguel Cabrera a very rich man. The All-Star third baseman is slated to earn a major-league record $292 million over the next 10 years as part of a new contract announced by the Tigers on Friday....
  • Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it

    Nothing like Jim Johnson off the mound, Tommy Hunter hopes to produce like him on it
    SARASOTA, Fla. — If there is one thing you need to know about reliever Tommy Hunter, it is that he is the interpersonal opposite of the guy the Orioles hope he replaces in the critical closer role. Jim Johnson, who last year became the first...