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The Hartford CourantBOSTON — He loves the ballpark again. Not Fenway or Yankee Stadium or Progressive Field specifically — Terry Francona loves them all again. "I get there absurdly early," he said Thursday. "I stay there absurdly late. I have no perspective."...
El sur de Florida, con todo su glamour y eclecticismo, recibió un duro golpe esta semana cuando los dueños de equipos de la NFL hicieron pedazos el sueño de Miami de convertirse nuevamente en sede de un Super Bowl. En una votación que resultó en...
St. Louis Post-DispatchWith David Freese looking more like David Freese, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has a set everyday lineup again. Matheny may move some guys up and down in the batting order, but he will run the same eight guys out onto the field most nights. And...
Tags: Tony Cruz, Ty Wigginton, Yadier Molina, Baseball, David Freese
Last week's ranking in parentheses 1. Rangers (1): It's safe to say that Ron Washington's hitters enjoyed their weekend in Houston — 24 runs overall and three homers in every game. Their assault on Philip Humber Saturday was vicious. 2....
Fort Worth Star-TelegramWhen it comes to making a change in Major League Baseball, the process moves about as quickly as a Molina brother. Don't blame only Commissioner Bud Selig, who at age 78 adapts to change about as well as any other senior citizen. And change is a...
Tags: Bud Selig, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Rays, Ian Kinsler, Baseball
Is anything cooler than tennis' electronic replay system? A player who isn't sure about a line call raises a finger immediately after the call. The chair umpire announces the challenge, and the Hawk-Eye animation system appears on a nearby video...
On the heels of two controversial calls that angered fans in two cities, Major League Baseball appears to have decided on an expansion of instant-replay review by umpires in time for the 2014 season. Commissioner Bud Selig has gone on record in past...
Tags: Adam Rosales, Bud Selig, Kobe Bryant, NASCAR, Joe Torre
Orange County RegisterLOS ANGELES _ The early return is in. Zack Greinke's first start since his fractured collarbone, suffered April 11, was an unqualified success on multiple fronts Wednesday night. He pitched well, which isn't so surprising given his career history. But...
St. Louis Post-DispatchCardinals GM John Mozeliak often sports a flamboyant bow tie when he goes to work at Busch Stadium, but there's no truth to the rumor that he's instructed team employees to call him "Branch Rickey" or "Mahatma." If the bow tie fits, wear it. Rickey is...
San Bernardino County Sun, Calif.Matt Kemp didn't realize he had 1,000 career hits until he looked up at the video board after slapping a single to center field in the fifth inning. "It's kind of a lot, it's kind of not," Kemp said. "Some great hitters behind me have 3,000 hits. It's...
St. Louis Post-DispatchThursday afternoon found Tony La Russa inside his East Bay home cleaning cat pans and doing due diligence on the previous night's ineffectual use of instant replay by an umpiring crew in Cleveland. Much of La Russa's post-managerial responsibilities...
The 121-year-old Cubs-Cardinals rivalry probably peaked 10 years ago, when Dusty Baker and Tony La Russa shouted obscenities at one another from their dugouts. That was back when there was some real hatred between the teams, with beanball wars in...
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