| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:59 PM
There were 549 votes cast, with 412 needed for election:
Randy Johnson, 534 (97.3 percent); Pedro Martinez, 500 (91.1); John Smoltz, 455 (82.9); Craig Biggio, 454 (82.7); Mike Piazza, 384 (69.9); Jeff Bagwell, 306 (55.7); Tim Raines, 302 (55.0);...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 9:47 AM
This will be a story about hockey, poutine, fishing and Ted Williams, the Titanic, waterfalls, smoked meat, an old chateau with a new roof, lobsters, chowders and other good things.
But mostly, it will be about a train ride. And Canada. Both of which...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Derek Jeter went out in style at Yankee Stadium Thursday, delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles, 6-5. Jeter was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in his final game in the Bronx.
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:37 PM
More than six months after it began with a splash in Australia, baseball's 2014 regular-season grind comes to a close Sunday.
Barring a spectacular October, it wasn't a particularly memorable year by any stretch of the imagination.
| Dec 31, 2014
| 5:28 AM
The Kid: The Immortal Life of Ted Williams by Ben Bradlee Jr., Back Bay, 864 pages, $25
Bradlee details the life and career of "The Splendid Splinter," including the five years Williams was out of baseball to serve as a Marine pilot in World War II...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. ANGELS: Postseason appearances: Six in 15 years under Mike Scioscia, three in 38 years before Scioscia. (1)
2. BALTIMORE: So, if the Orioles and Washington reach...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:49 PM
Mike Trout won the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player award following the American League's 5-3 victory over the National League in the MLB All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Trout went 2 for 3 with a double and a triple.
| Aug 20, 2014
Random thoughts on the passing scene:
I don't know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television — and even punishment is being...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:57 PM
NEW YORK – Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes will be rainy, but the latest forecasts indicate it will be played on or close to schedule. As Yankee Stadium crews began to prep the field for the game at 3 p.m., forecasters were saying the...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:56 PM
By Ken Powtak, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Alejandro De Aza hit two homers and drove three runs, Adam Jones added a solo homer, and the surging Baltimore Orioles earned a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.
It was the 10th win in 13 games...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 11:09 PM
KEY MOMENT: After Adeiny Hechavarria's first home run of the season gave Miami a 1-0 lead in the third inning, the Angels answered with three runs in the bottom of the inning on run-scoring hits by Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton, and a groundout by Albert...