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  • Former UConn Pitcher Oberg Called Up By Rockies

    Former UConn Pitcher Oberg Called Up By Rockies
    UConn’s presence in major league baseball continues to grow. The Rockies called reliever Scott Oberg, who pitched for the Huskies from 2009-12, to the major leagues on Sunday. Oberg’s promotion could be temporary. Colorado put veteran...
  • Chris Sale shows no signs of injury, wins season debut

    Chris Sale shows no signs of injury, wins season debut
    Chris Sale abandoned his celebratory postgame beverage on a counter in the White Sox clubhouse Sunday before he talked about how he had just put his best foot forward in his season debut. His right foot has been a hot topic since he suffered an avulsion...
  • White Sox star Jose Abreu could see some action at 3rd base

    White Sox star Jose Abreu could see some action at 3rd base
    Nobody will be writing poems about Abreu to Johnson to LaRoche, a la Franklin Pierce Adams' 1910 piece titled "Baseball's Sad Lexicon" on the Cubs' double play combination of Tinkers to Evers to Chance. Besides, Jose Abreu outgrew playing shortstop many...
  • If Jeff Samardzija is demanding stopper money, he can earn some today

    If Jeff Samardzija is demanding stopper money, he can earn some today
    Good morning, Jeff Samardzija. Today is one of the reasons the White Sox traded for you. Samardzija wants to be paid like a stopper. Well, stop this four-game losing streak to start the season. Stop this embarrassing baseball. Stop this mess from...
  • Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?

    Is criticism of Jon Lester's pickoff move much ado about nothing?
    Minutiae is in the eye of the beholder, as the Jon Lester pickoff controversy proved. After giving up three stolen bases to the Cardinals on opening night, the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was forced to answer the charge of intentionally ignoring opposing...
  • Braves score 7 in first inning of 12-2 rout against Marlins

    ?MIAMI After using perfect relief in the last three innings to hang on for a 2-1 win on opening day, the Braves did away with suspense early in Game 2 by blitzing the Marlins for seven runs in the first inning Tuesday night in a 12-2 rout at Marlins Park....
  • McCutchen leads Pirates to 10-2 win against Brewers

    MILWAUKEE Andrew McCutchen illustrated the difference his presence in the lineup makes in drastic fashion Sunday afternoon, hitting the go-ahead homer as the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 10-2, at Miller Park. McCutchen's homer gave the Pirates a...
  • Regional Digest: UConn Drops Series Finale At No. 12 UCF

    College Baseball: Central Florida 5, UConn 1: The UConn baseball team scored first but could not hold its early lead in a 5-1 loss to UCF on Sunday at Jay Bergman Field in Orlando, Fla. The Huskies (22-13, 5-4 AAC) had won the first two games of the...
  • Bad breaks for Marlins' Kelly, Mathis

    Bad breaks for Marlins' Kelly, Mathis
    There is only one word to describe the Marlins losing two players in the same game to the same broken finger. Freaky. Infielder Don Kelly and back-up catcher Jeff Mathis will be visiting a hand specialist instead of accompanying the team to Atlanta....
  • Russell Wilson tells Real Sports he hasn't closed door on playing baseball

    Is it realistic to think that Russell Wilson might really try someday to play professional baseball again? In Wilson's eyes, the answer is apparently yes. In a statement sure to get a lot of attention, the Seattle quarterback told Bryant Gumbel during a...
  • Mets' Mejia banned 80 games, 4th MLB positive within 16 days

    Injured New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia was suspended for 80 games Saturday, the fourth player in 16 days banned under the major league drug program following a positive test for the steroid Stanozolol. Minnesota pitcher Ervin Santana, Seattle...