| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:17 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – White Sox captain Paul Konerko returns to the field Friday night against the Rays at Tropicana Field after missing 14 games due to a fracture in his left hand.
The fracture has not completely healed and his hand is still...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:59 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Ben Zobrist's RBI single to right field off reliever Shawn Kelley broke up a scoreless pitcher's duel in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Tampa Bay Rays walked off with a 1-0 win over the New York Yankees at Tropicana Field on...
| Sep 16, 2014
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Call it a pitchers' duel, a lack of timely hitting or just the result of the American League's two lowest-scoring offenses taking the same field Monday night.
Any way you put it, the Tampa Bay Rays and...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:48 PM
Somebody is going to get killed out there.
I've said it a hundred times, thought it a thousand.
The only question was, what ballplayer would have to die on the mound before something was done to protect pitchers?
The issue, in the news again after...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:36 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — In what had already been a disastrous month of spirit-plunging baseball, the Orioles suffered a blow in the seventh inning of Monday’s 5-4 loss that not only rocked the end of this season but potentially gut-punched...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Like many great romances, Major League Baseball's love affair with AstroTurf was born in experimentation, applied in desperation and appreciated best in moderation.
Now comes its expiration.
After five decades in which artificial grass was often as...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 4:49 PM
UCLA wrapped the first week of its preparation for the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Saturday, going through a mock game that Coach Jim Mora hoped would keep the Bruins focused.
A year ago, UCLA came out flat against Baylor in the Holiday Bowl and was blown out,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
After Miami’s bowl game, Hurricanes quarterback Stephen Morris will have one more opportunity to impress pro scouts in a game setting.
The senior accepted an invitation on Thursday to participate in this year’s East-West Shrine Game....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:40 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Orioles were introduced to the latest jewel of the Tampa Bay Rays' pitching pipeline Friday night.
Rays right-hander Chris Archer, who was making just his sixth career big league start, limited the high-powered Orioles...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 12:47 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Orioles left-hander Wei-Yin Chen and designated hitter Wilson Betemit, both rehabbing injuries at the team’s spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla., visited the club at Tropicana Field on Saturday.
Chen (left oblique...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
The Orioles activated right-hander Pedro Strop off the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays, but how Strop will be used in the club's constantly morphing bullpen remains to be seen.
Strop allowed multiple runs in his last...