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The Knight time is the right time for the Arkansas baseball team. Starting pitcher Blaine Knight set a career high in strikeouts to help silence Mississippi State, 3-1, in both teams' SEC openers on Friday night in Baum Stadium.
Harold Larkin Memorial American Legion Vice Commander Gary Thompson, left, and Dells Legion baseball General manager Brad Davis accept a ceremonial check for $25,000 from John Van Wie and Bruce Rodger of the Gregory C. Van Wie Foundation.
From current players, including Javier Baez and John Andreoli, to former hurlers such as Jason Marquis and Ryan Dempster, this year's World baseball Classic is littered with Chicago Cubs' talent. Dempster shook off the dust of retirement to pitch for ...
If we had to pick a walk-out song to the new Major League baseball-approved wearable the Whoop Strap, we'd go with "Whoomp!
Great pitching and strong hitting in the third of a three-game series helped the Lobo baseball team sweep the Binghamton Bulldogs at Santa Ana Star Field, as the Lobos (3-0) took home the victory 11-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Few and Freeman, fathers of former players on the school's showcase Falcons baseball team, have been pressing since September 2015 to see the financial books.
Based on something his father said one day earlier, Jared Poche expected to throw something other than a no-hitter Saturday for the LSU baseball team. Instead of doing what he did, which was to become the sixth LSU pitcher to throw a complete-game ...
New Ground technology founder Pete Davis is taking the company's turf graphics, commonly seen in outfields at Major League baseball games, to golf courses. The technology behind the TurfPrinter digital lawn imaging doesn't include paint or mowing, ...
Every four years, Major League baseball throws an odd wrench into spring training by holding the World baseball Classic.
The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox are franchises at opposite ends of the baseball spectrum, and according to new win totals released Friday, gamblers are certainly more bullish on the Cubs' chances of success in 2017.
Walsh helped transform Lynch, a former backup quarterback, into an elite safety, and now Lynch could be headed to the Pro football Hall of Fame as part of the next class to be announced Saturday.
John R. Lindermuth Two young men from Shenandoah were arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 1891, for playing baseball. Their "crime" was a result of violating Pennsylvania's Blue Laws, provisions dating back to the 17th century and forbidding work, sports and ...
Helton was a star baseball player for the Volunteers and also played quarterback. "After spending three years at Tennessee and 17 years in the major leagues with the Colorado Rockies, I really wanted to give back to this program any way that I can ...
In this Jan. 13, 2017 photo, author Bill Leonard poses at his Onalaska, Wis. home. Leonard has written books about baseball, infamous fires and his childhood neighborhood. He is currently working on a book about local homelessness. (Peter Thomson/La ...
The Angels have the best player in baseball. They have one of the best players ever to play baseball. He is so, so, so very good.
Dan Straily is on his way to becoming a Marlin. According to reports, the Reds have agreed to deal the soft-tossing, veteran righty for a trio of prospects.
On MLB Network Monday evening, contemporaries Dan Plesac and John Smoltz opined that Bo Jackson could have been a Hall of Famer, at least a regular All-Star, had he committed to baseball. Jackson produced a career wRC+ of 111 and 7.7 war over ...
Kevin Gray, owner of Ultimate sports Academy, helps Evan Provost of Bow and the Bobcats U-12 team, with the HitTrax system at Ultimate Sports Academy in Manchester on Tuesday.
The legendary southpaw became just as renowned for his stance not to pitch on the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur as he was for mesmerizing performances that made him one of two Jewish ballplayers inducted into the National baseball Hall of Fame.
"I think a lot of it is the same," said Harris to FanGraphs regarding the development of Athletes in football and baseball. "Especially the experience I had in college football. You are starting with 17- and 18-year-old guys. You are trying to help ...
An ad hoc memorial to Stan Ziomek stands behind home plate under the line of beech trees where he sat for so many years to watch Amherst baseball - on the diamond that was named in his honor. Ziomek passed away July 6, at the age of 92. GAZETTE ...
MORGANTOWN - Tickets and table sponsorships are on sale for the fifth annual WVU baseball Leadoff Dinner, featuring guest speaker Inky Johnson and former Mountaineers stars Jedd Gyorko and Pat White, on Jan. 28, at the Morgantown Event Center at ...
Los Angeles Angels minor league player Aaron Rhodes chats with 7-year-old Jack Underwood of Venice during the 30th annual Holiday baseball Clinic at Chuck Reiter Park in Venice on Monday. About 60 kids age 6-12 participated in the two day clinic.
Everyone knows there is no crying baseball, but apparently now there are no dresses either. With this development, players both past and present aren't happy, and you can thank a double-dose of political correctness for making sure fun and frivolity ...
But Chapman, the Cubs and Maddon were fortunate to escape that ninth inning unscathed, and that the most intense second-guessing of a manager in baseball history didn't fully materialize. Chapman brought new life to the debate during his introductory ...
The nine-bedroom, 25,890-square-foot mansion in Oak Brook that baseball Hall of Famer Frank Thomas once owned sold on Friday for $2.3 million.
He wanted to help younger players in similar situations by starting his own Zach McClellan school of pitching. McClellan realized he could make a difference when he helped a Center Grove graduate receive a college baseball scholarship in the school's ...
Four league championships in five baseball seasons might lead one to believe that the team manager would hold some job security.
baseball's Winter Meetings have come and gone, and with the dust settled it is a fair time to look at the condition that both team and player emerged from them in.
In the final inning of the 2016 baseball season, Matt Holliday replaced Brandon Moss on the Cardinals' lineup card and jogged out to left field alone.
MIKE TROUT has been the world's best baseball player ever since his first day as a major-league regular, as a 20-year-old in April 2012.
The Cubs won their first championship in 108 years in a thrilling World Series that lasted seven games, drew historic ratings and evolved into one of baseball's ...
As other baseball writers will tell you, finding a subject to write about during the offseason is pretty tough. It's especially difficult during that period of time between the end of the World Series and the beginning of the hot stove.
SANFORD - Sanford author Carl Johnson recently released his latest book, "The baseball Buff's Bathroom Book, Volume II," and will be promoting it throughout greater New England in the coming weeks.
In March, the World baseball Classic will return. Betances, one of baseball's most dominant relief pitchers, will represent the Dominican Republic in the battle between countries.
Logan Workman was a workhorse for Soddy-Daisy's baseball program in 2015, and expects to be doing the same thing this season, his final year with the Trojans.
One man's one vote on the upcoming baseball awards. No exit polling required: Best Player Who Mattered: Just a little sharper definition on the Most Valuable Player award.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - With baseball's collective bargaining agreement set to expire Dec. 1, trade talk and free-agent signings could go slowly this offseason.
The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday announced several changes within their baseball operations department, which has included two promotions and the restructuring of duties.
BOURNE -- A Dorchester man accused of striking another man over the head with a baseball bat Saturday morning in Bourne is now facing an attempted murder charge in court.
Emanuel's donation will benefit "The Historic League Park," which serves as a baseball field and as the home of the baseball Heritage Museum. For Mayor Emanuel, that is his Playball initiative run through the Chicago Parks Foundation, supporting youth ...
By all accounts, Major League baseball's talks with its players union about a new contract are proceeding smoothly. But, sources say, the agreement could be costly to the long-struggling Oakland A's.
WEST MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - The West Monroe police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying those responsible for a theft on Monday ...
The Bedford public schools Superintendent says the high school's baseball storage shed was set on fire, and was destroyed early Wednesday morning.
So I started looking at baseball cards and talking to the kids. I said, 'The Yankees always win.' So I'll be depressed about the Cubs, and I'll be happy about the Yankees.
Now working with Yankees GM Brian Cashman, A-Rod the sports writer debuted this week with a Fox Sports post in which Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is called "the best executive in baseball." A-Rod's honesty was gutsy ...
baseball and banking are both industries steeped in tradition. But the similarities end there, with baseball effectively leveraging data, digital technology, new media channels and innovation to transform in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
ROCKFORD, Ill. -- Hundreds of young baseball players and their families are expected to participate in a national championship tournament sponsored by baseball for All next summer in Rockford. The girls' tournament is planned for July 27 through Aug. 1.
He's the player that baseball is using to normalize itself and make you trust it. Do not trust baseball. Think about how weird this guy is.
Last year, VF Licensed sports Group required customers who wanted early access to merchandise celebrating a baseball team's postseason run agree to ship any merchandise with a losing team's 2015 MLB postseason clinch logos, images or graphics to ...






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