| Jun 29, 2014
IronPigs manager Dave Brundage had the fortune of managing Raul Ibanez for four years in the minor leagues before giving him the news that he was getting the promotion to the majors in 1996. Brundage also got to work with Adam Jones, who was transitioning...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:21 PM
Coastal Plain League:
Flagler's Nick Kranick hit a three-run double with two outs in the eighth as Edenton (19-4), which has the CPL’s best record, won 7-5 Tuesday at War Memorial Stadium over the Peninsula Pilots (15-7), who have...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 9:02 PM
NEW YORK — The Red Sox will hit the halfway mark of their 2104 season Saturday against Masahiro Tanaka. Yet after this limp dishrag of a performance, in which the Sox made Vidal Nuño look like he was, well, Masahiro Tanaka, you've got to wonder....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 7:17 PM
NEW YORK — Mookie Betts was at his Rhode Island hotel with his fiancee late Friday night, and had just ordered pizza when Pawtucket manager Kevin Boles called. The PawSox had beaten Norfolk 4-2, but Boles wanted Betts to return to McCoy Stadium....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Early Sunday afternoon, before Major League Baseball announced its All-Star rosters, the Cubs and White Sox were busy scheming for the two players who still had a chance to make a team via MLB's Final Vote.
For the Cubs, that meant Anthony Rizzo. For...
| Jun 17, 2014
Monday's thrilling 2-1 U.S. victory over Ghana in the World Cup gave me an idea for a question to throw out to you. I'll assume that everyone reading this saw that game on TV, if they saw it at all.......
| Apr 5, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A five-run offensive explosion in the ninth inning Saturday that made a nail-biter out of a blowout didn’t mask the most pertinent question surrounding the 2014 Orioles:
Will the starting pitching do enough to keep them in contention throughout the...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
One moment sums up the festivities in Boston on Saturday: Amid screams and cheering crowds dressed in red, the Red Sox's Jonny Gomes carefully placed the gilded World Series Trophy on the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and draped over it a "Boston...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:44 PM
BOSTON — At the end of the fourth inning Wednesday night, the Boston Police Department issued a statement reporting that the bars in the Kenmore Square area were filled and telling people without game tickets to leave the area.
The sense of...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis will be offering his analysis throughout the World Series. Ellis, 32, recently completed his second full season as a starter for the Dodgers by batting .333 in a National League division series against the Atlanta Braves and...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 4:23 PM
The Phillies have signed yet another veteran middle infielder, and this one could be an indication that Cesar Hernandez is going to get a long look in centerfield this season. Jim Negrych, a 28-year-old who was Pittsburgh's sixth-round pick in 2006,...