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  • Former Husky Lincecum Helps Giants to World Series Title

    Former Husky Lincecum Helps Giants to World Series Title
    The prize that eluded Willie and Barry at long last belongs to the San Francisco Giants, thanks to a band of self-described castoffs and misfits and their shaggy-haired ace.       Tim Lincecum, Edgar Renteria and the Giants won the World Series on...
  • Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona

    Baseball's paradise lost in Arizona
    CASA GRANDE, Arizona — Baseball abandoned Casa Grande, so Casa Grande abandoned baseball. In 1961, San Francisco Giants owner Horace Stoneham opened a state-of-the-art training facility in this city, between Phoenix and Tucson in south central...
  • Jackie Robinson can't sub for Barry Bonds

    April 15, by decree of Major League Baseball, will be Jackie Robinson Day. On Sunday, a player on each big league team will be designated to wear Robinson's uniform number, 42. The Dodgers, Robinson's club in its Brooklyn incarnation, intend to go one...
  • Thome homer ends marathon White Sox victory over Angels

    Thome homer ends marathon White Sox victory over Angels
    Redemption was never so sweet as it was for Jim Thome and the White Sox on Saturday night. After going hitless in five previous at-bats and striking out with the winning run at third base in the 10th inning, Thome launched a home run with one out in...
  • Yea for York

    He still remembers the first professional uniform he ever wore. He was 18 years old, fresh off the bus from Arkansas. The jersey said White Roses across the chest. In his first pro game, the public address announcer in York, Pa., announced the team's...
  • White Sox thrash Pirates

    White Sox thrash Pirates
    The White Sox didn't miss Paul Konerko in the first of several games without the slugger. In fact, the Sox resurrected the productive offense that had been missing for most of the past week. Led by an array of contributors Tuesday night, the Sox amassed...
  • White Sox get sweep revenge on the Cubs

    White Sox get sweep revenge on the Cubs
    After receiving plenty of nasty e-mails a week ago, manager Ozzie Guillen had a pretty good feeling about the state of White Sox fans Sunday night. "It will be a different Monday in Chicago," Guillen said after the Sox exacted revenge with a 5-1...
  • Thome powers White Sox past Angels

    Thome powers White Sox past Angels
    There's an air of invincibility swirling around U.S. Cellular Field. No matter how difficult the opponent or obstacle, the White Sox have found ways recently to overcome them. Led by Jim Thome's two home runs and Gavin Floyd's steady pitching, the Sox...
  • Ron Darling talks to Tom Seaver, Johan Santana

     
    Ron Darling sits down with Tom Seaver and Johan Santana for a joint interview that will debut at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday on SNY. Click below for extensive highlights from the show that SNY was kind enough to send along. Nothing......
  • Hunter, Lowell among Hutch Award nominees

     
    The Angels' Torii Hunter and Boston's Mike Lowell are among 10 finalists for the prestigious Hutch Award, given annually to the major league player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of former big league manager Fred Hutchinson....
  • Dodgers had little intention for intentional walks in '74

     
    Intentional walks become magnified in the playoffs. As recently as two days ago, a free free pass issued to the Angels' Torii Hunter set up Vladimir Guerrero for an American League Division Series-winning hit ??? and set up a bunch......