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  • The Stan Simpson Show: UConn Women, UConn UConn And MLB Spring Training

    Courant sportswriters John Altavilla and Dom Amore join Stan to talk about the UConn women and men's basketball teams. WTIC AM sportscaster Scott Gray gives a rundown of where the Yankees, Red Sox and Mets stand heading into spring training. For...
  • Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training

    Live Tweets From MLB's Spring Training
    Follow live updates from MLB's Spring Training with the Hartford Courant's baseball writer Dome Amore:
  • Language, culture still a barrier for many Latin American players

    Language, culture still a barrier for many Latin American players
    Six years ago, Starlin Castro said he felt virtually trapped in Chicago. The Cubs shortstop didn't know how to order food from a restaurant. He and several of his friends, also from the Dominican Republic, did not know how to call for a taxi....
  • Cubs Game Day: No speech needed

    Cubs Game Day: No speech needed
    Manager Joe Maddon sees no need to conduct a team meeting in the wake of the St. Louis Cardinals' 8-2 record against his Chicago Cubs that includes five consecutive victories. “One thing I know is that players read everything you say every day,...
  • Fan hit by line drive and injured during Braves-Brewers game

    A woman sitting several rows behind the Milwaukee Brewers' dugout was injured Monday night when she was hit by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Eury Perez. The game between the Braves and Brewers was delayed for about nine minutes in the top of...
  • Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

    Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson. But there was no room on the roster for Alex Rodriguez,...
  • Suarez's homer breaks deadlock, Reds beat Nationals 3-2

    Suarez's homer breaks deadlock, Reds beat Nationals 3-2
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eugenio Suarez hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 3-2 Monday night to end the Nationals' nine-game home winning streak. Suarez went 3 for 4 with two RBIs to help the Reds snap...
  • LEADING OFF: Cueto pitches for All-Star spot, Gray feels OK

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ CUETO'S PITCH Reds ace Johnny Cueto makes his last start before fan voting ends Friday for the final player on the NL All-Star roster. The five candidates for the spot in the July 14...
  • What was shortest baseball game ever?

    What was shortest baseball game ever?
    Monday night's White Sox-Blue Jays game was a remarkable 1 hour and 54 minutes long, the shortest major league game in four years. But what is the shortest MLB game ever? That would be the Sept. 28, 1919 game between the New York Giants and the...
  • An All-Star Game without the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw?

    An All-Star Game without the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw?
    They announced the 2015 All-Star team Monday, and the National League’s reigning Cy Young winner was not on it. Neither was the reigning MVP, which just happens to be the same guy. So maybe you’re thinking Clayton Kershaw must be having some...
  • Former Bruins, Trojan lead All-Stars with Southern California ties

    Former Bruins, Trojan lead All-Stars with Southern California ties
    Southern California is known as a hotbed of baseball talent at the prep and college levels, so it should come as no surprise that several players named to the MLB All-Star teams on Sunday and Monday have ties to the area. There are 10 all-stars that...