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  • Marcos Breton: Why Bonds, Schilling get my Hall of Fame vote

    When the Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2015 is announced Tuesday, I wish the national discussion would be about the great players elected and not those who weren't. I wish members of the Baseball Writers Association of America would stop trashing voters...
  • Stu Miller, pitcher who played for SF and NY Giants, dies at 87

    Stu Miller, pitcher who played for SF and NY Giants, dies at 87
    Stu Miller, the former San Francisco Giants pitcher who committed perhaps the most famous balk in All-Star game history during a windy baseball game at Candlestick Park in 1961, has died. He was 87. Miller died Sunday at his home in the Sacramento...
  • Test your Baseball Hall of Fame knowledge with this trivial quiz

    Will the eighth time be the charm for Tim Raines? The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be announced this afternoon, and Sanford native Raines is on the ballot again. The veteran outfielder, like the others under consideration, needs to have his name...
  • Former Orioles relief pitcher Stu Miller dies at 87

    Former Orioles relief pitcher Stu Miller dies at 87
    Stu Miller, the fearless, soft-tossing pitcher who joined the Orioles in the twilight of his career and became an integral part of the team's stellar bullpens of the mid-1960s, died Sunday at his home in Cameron Park, Calif., following a brief illness. He...
  • Possible destinations for Ryan Howard

    Possible destinations for Ryan Howard
    It's no secret that one of the top priorities for the Philadelphia Phillies this offseason is making sure Ryan Howard is not on the roster come April 6 when they open the season against the Boston Red Sox. The Phillies have been wrestling with the...
  • How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?

    He sent chills down our spines. Yes, every time he went to the mound, gripped the ball and unsprung that small, tightly wound frame on the world, Pedro Martinez sent chills up and down our backbones. Pedro didn't pitch games. He pitched events. He was...
  • Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution

    Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution
    Buck Showalter was a first-year manager in the New York Yankees’ minor league system in 1985 when he first noticed a long, lanky left-hander named Randy Johnson. It was hard to miss the 21-year-old Johnson, who was in his first professional season...
  • Jimmy Rollins hopes to help Dodgers make history

    Jimmy Rollins was the shortstop of the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008 when they won their first World Series in 28 years. "It was like you made your mark in history," Rollins said. "The old-timers no longer have to worry about the 1980 team being the...
  • Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting

     Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting
    Are these really the Miami Marlins? The same Marlins who have gained a reputation as one of the biggest penny pinchers in baseball? The same Marlins who have alienated fans by trading their best players — does the name Miguel Cabrera ring a...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • As popular Dodgers exit, Stan Kasten reminds that it's about winning

    As popular Dodgers exit, Stan Kasten reminds that it's about winning
    SAN DIEGO — The Dodgers open the 2015 season at Dodger Stadium, against the San Diego Padres. The cheers will be long and loud for one of the Padres' outfielders, a guy by the name of Matt Kemp. The Dodgers dispatched two of their most popular...