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  • 2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules

    2000-2009: Year-by-year capsules
    2000 Record: 74-88 Place: Fourth in American League East Manager: Mike Hargrove Most Valuable Oriole: Delino DeShields Batting leader: Delino DeShields (.296) Home run leader: Albert Belle (23) RBI leader: Albert Belle (103) Wins leader: Jose...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best-known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the fall of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Does Dr. Frank Jobe belong in the Hall of Fame?

    Three hundred and six names fill National Baseball Hall of Fame’s roster, from men who invented the box score and first put numbers on uniforms to the recently elected trio of Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas. But no owner of a bronze...
  • Now that Rollins has the Phillies hit-record, lets look at HS scouting reports

    Jimmy Rollins recorded career hit number 2,235 Saturday afternoon and passed Mike Schmidt on the Phillies all-time list. Two Chicago White Sox scouts, however, probably never saw that coming. Diamond Mines, which can be found on the Baseball Hall of...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54
    Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn died Monday morning after battling cancer. He was 54. Gwynn was surrounded by his family at Pomerado Hospital in Poway, Calif., when he died. Gwynn spent his entire Hall of Fame career with the San Diego Padres...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54

    Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies at 54
    Former San Diego Padres star Tony Gwynn has died, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced Monday. He was 54. Gwynn, who was the head baseball coach at San Diego State University at the time of his death, had been battling salivary gland cancer, which he...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones reflects on Padres great Tony Gwynn's death

    Orioles' Adam Jones reflects on Padres great Tony Gwynn's death
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — While growing up in San Diego, Orioles center fielder Adam Jones idolized Tony Gwynn as a player, then later gained greater admiration for him after getting to know the Padres Hall of Famer as a person. So the news of Gwynn'...
  • Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, Padres' wizard with a bat, dies at 54

    Tony Gwynn, appreciated throughout baseball for his wizardry with a bat and beloved in San Diego for his loyalty to his adopted city, died Monday. He was 54. Gwynn died in a Poway hospital after a four-year battle with cancer, the National Baseball Hall...
  • Clayton Kershaw no-hits Rockies in Dodgers' 8-0 victory

    Clayton Kershaw no-hits Rockies in Dodgers' 8-0 victory
    KEY MOMENT: Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter, with a career-high 15 strikeouts. AT THE PLATE: Miguel Rojas hit a bases-loaded double to key a five-run third inning. Rojas thus boosted his career RBI total from one to four. URIBE CLOSE:...
  • Hanley Ramirez, Dee Gordon help spark Dodgers to 4-2 win over Padres

    Hanley Ramirez, Dee Gordon help spark Dodgers to 4-2 win over Padres
    AT THE PLATE: Hanley Ramirez drove in two runs, the first on a third-inning sacrifice fly and second on a fifth-inning single. Ramirez, who has 29 runs batted in over his last 34 games, extended his hitting streak to eight games with a first-inning...
  • Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans

    Baseball's Hall of Fame is a game-changer for fans
    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I go to sleep each night watched over by a portrait of Roberto Clemente. I wake up each morning and see a baseball signed by Sandy Koufax. In between, I can glimpse Los Angeles, Washington and Cleveland baseball caps hanging from...