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  • Minnesota Twins take Olympia's Nick Gordon with 5th overall pick in draft

    Minnesota Twins take Olympia's Nick Gordon with 5th overall pick in draft
    Moments after the Minnesota Twins selected Olympia shortstop Nick Gordon with the fifth overall pick in the first round of the baseball draft Thursday night, he sounded as if he had raced from first base to home plate. The life-altering moment took away...
  • Olympia graduate Nick Gordon signs with Twins for $3.85 million

    Olympia graduate Nick Gordon signs with Twins for $3.85 million
    Nick Gordon, the former Olympia High School shortstop, signed with the Minnesota Twins on Monday for $3.85 million. Gordon was selected with the fifth overall pick in Thursday's baseball draft, making him one of the highest draft picks ever from the...
  • Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011

    Chicago's top celebrity hangouts in 2011
    If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer. Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
  • Miami Marlins' Logan Morrison a finalist for prestigious Hutch Award for community service

    I'm not sure if Logan Morrison will stay healthy or productive enough to be part of the Miami Marlins' future, but it's clear he's already distinguished himself with good deeds off the field. Morrison, the young outfielder and first baseman, was one of...
  • Young fan does the right thing

     
    Earlier this week, I stumbled upon a video of a young Giants fan missing a chance to nab a foul ball.  The souvenir was ultimately reeled in by a couple who appeared to be roughly in their late twenties.  Shortly after, the kid decided that he was going...
  • Some expectations for Halladay and the Phillies today

     
    Today's start could be very telling for Roy Halladay. While he pitched well in his last start (2 ER, 5.0 IP), which was his first since coming off the disabled list where he spent more then seven weeks with a......
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • David Wright nearing Schmidt in All-Star status

     
    Several races for starting positions in the All-Star Game are still very close. Keep in mind, voting ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night (July 3). Rosters will be revealed on FOX on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos......
  • Many worthy, but few chosen

    Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies. General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
  • Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected

    Gaby Sanchez named to NL All-Star team; only Marlins player selected
    On Saturday when he was asked about the possibility of being named an All-Star, Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez said teammate Anibal Sanchez would get his vote. But National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy had the vote that counted, and Bochy used...
  • Playing with swing in his step

    The psychoanalyst Helene Deutsch once said "the ultimate goal of all research is not objectivity, but truth." It's in that spirit that we conclude Curtis Granderson should be the American League's first-half Most Valuable Player. A crowd of players...