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  • Angels Morning Briefing: Peter Bourjos' speed a source of excitement

     
    Peter Bourjos has done things in recent days that stir the wild optimism that fuels spring training. Thursday, Bourjos made a spectacular sprint and catch of a ball against the San Francisco Giants that brought the team's baseball lifer Manager......
  • Batter up! 9 baseball books to kick off the season

     
    This list of nine best baseball books by David L. Ulin includes Robert Coover -- and leaves out Boys of Summer....
  • NAUGHTON'S HIT GIVES IRONPIGS 3-2 WIN ...

     
    Joel Naughton's first Triple-A hit gave the IronPigs a 3-2 win Monday afternoon over Buffalo before a capacity Education Day crowd of 10,000 at Coca-Cola Park. The win caps a 5-3 homestand for the IronPigs (14-12) and also gave them their first four-...
  • From the Stacks -- 'The Long Season'

     
    I haven’t read a baseball book since my mother gave away my trading cards of the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Braves. No, I’m not quite that old. I got them from a neighbor lady who was surreptitiously cleaning out......
  • Scouting Notebook: Scout around and read this book on Alex Pompez

     
    A few weeks ago, I was sitting at Dodger Stadium doing research for another book, when Dodger coach Manny Mota came over to say hello to my interview subject. I told Mota I had just finished reading a new book......
  • Filmmakers behind George Plimpton documentary seek final funds in Kickstarter campaign

     
    A documentary about writer/editor George Plimpton, founder of the Paris Review and first-generation immersive journalist, is raising funds on Kickstarter....
  • Thome didn't miss a chance to credit Manuel

     
    Twins DH Jim Thome has crossed paths with hundreds of people in the baseball world throughout his 21-year major league career. Only one, though, was worthy of being mentioned after he hit his 600th career home run Monday against the......
  • Bill Plaschke: Kindness backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers

     
    Jim Thome: Kindness, integrity backstopped Jim Thome's run to 600 homers...
  • A Hollywood Riddle: Why do we always think current movies are worse than ever?

     
    In the middle of Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris,” Owen Wilson’s character finds himself mysteriously transported to the Paris of the 1920s, which is populated with a host of cultural icons, including Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott...
  • A long overdue honor for Punkin Miller

     
    If you know Punkin Miller, you know he doesn't like to be complimented. He'd rather have his team, his players be saluted, honored, recognized, etc. But if there's anyone who should be in the Blue Mountain League Baseball Hall of Fame, it's him. And...
  • Bill Gross apologizes to Pimco fund owners for 'bad year'

     
    Bond guru Bill Gross is offering a big mea culpa to disappointed shareholders of his Pimco Total Return Bond fund, which is suffering through a bout of terrible performance. In a “special edition” of his monthly investment outlook, Newport...