| May 27, 2014
| 11:21 PM
Mike Trout is the leading American League vote-getter in early balloting for the July 15 All-Star game in Minnesota, another indication of the Angels center fielder's growing national profile and ability to connect with fans.
"It feels good to get all...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Bob Welch's passing, for any Dodgers fan of age, calls to mind a classic World Series matchup — one with all the trappings.
Dodgers vs. Yankees.
Two outs, top of the ninth. Tying run at second, go-ahead run at first.
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:17 PM
He provided the Dodgers with an iconic moment: a fresh-faced rookie blowing away baseball's most feared hitter in a David vs. Goliath World Series duel before a roaring capacity crowd in Chavez Ravine.
Bob Welch striking out the New York Yankees' Reggie...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 7:45 PM
t’s OK to stomp your foot:It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend, so many casinos are getting their Irish up. Mardi GrasCasino, for example, is bringing in fiddler Richard Wood and singer Gordon Belsher from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday as...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:52 AM
CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball.
In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO--Pablo Sandoval was talking Tuesday, one day before the World Series began, about facing Cy Young winner Justin Verlander.
“It’s exciting because you want to be in action like this, face the best,” he said.
| May 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
The tattoo on Zach Fisher's left arm tells all. "One family," it reads — a nod to the synergy he feels with his brethren on Towson's unsinkable baseball team.
"Me and couple of other guys got the tattoo in December, when the program was on the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 5:04 PM
When Orioles right fielder Chris Davis launched that mammoth blast onto the roof of the restaurant above center field at The Trop, he became only the second player in Orioles history to homer in six consecutive games. The other was Reggie Jackson,...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:07 AM
"Saturday Night Live" cast member Jason Sudeikis took in "Southside of Heaven" at Second City Thursday. The "Horrible Bosses" and "Hall Pass" star did a little improv himself afterward.
David Arquette, "Twilight" star Kellan Lutz and Christopher Mintz-...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 5:12 PM
K.J. Hockaday, the former John Carroll infielder who set the career MIAA record for home runs with 31, has opted to play for the University of Maryland instead of sign with the Orioles.
The O's drafted Hockaday in the 14th round of the MLB draft in June,...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 6:00 PM
When the Orioles agreed to a three-year contract Sunday with Dan Duquette to be the club's executive vice president, they hired a candidate with more than a decade of experience as a general manager and a track of record of getting teams on the right...