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Members of the T-Ball River Bandits march onto the field during the Opening Day Parade of the Costa Mesa American Little League at Costa Mesa High's Little League fields on Saturday. The scheduled first game was called off when it started raining near the end of opening ceremonies. (Mike Mullen).
That was the message that got a Texas university's head baseball coach fired on Thursday, after it was revealed that he'd turned away a potential Colorado recruit ... Texas Wesleyan University fired its head baseball coach after he dismissed a prospective student-athlete because the kid is from Colorado.
The No. 2 Oregon State Beavers rallied for six runs in the eighth inning and then held on to beat the Ohio State Buckeyes 10-8 on Friday afternoon in Surprise, Arizona. Freshman right-hander Kevin Abel pitched 4 1/3 innings in relief and struck out 10 en route to his first collegiate win. Oregon State is 6-0 ...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Fifth-ranked Florida State scored two runs in the first inning, the second of which proved to be the game-winner, en route to an 11-1 win over visiting Xavier to open the 2018 season. Friday's victory at Dick Howser Stadium was the Seminoles' (1-0) 36th on Opening Day over the past ...
Two teenagers were sent to prison for attacking a 68-year-old man with a baseball bat, leaving him in a coma last year - over $20, a couple of guns and some food. Horace Johnson was found by a family member two days after the attack. He was unconscious on the floor of his home. The family was tipped ...
However, I think that an area of weakness for baseball is in visualizing data. Which seems ridiculous in a game that's all about the numbers. I wanted to have some fun with the concept of data visualization, and I hope that some of you come along for the journey. When I first started researching, I tried to find ...
It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our new biweekly column Short Play we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend. Writing believable teenage characters is a tricky proposition. If you go too hard in one ...
Giants radio broadcaster Dave Flemming is one of several candidates for the high-profile gig as play-by-play voice on ESPN's "Sunday Night baseball," a job that current partner Jon Miller held for 21 seasons. Flemming said Wednesday that he expressed interest in the job. He said it would not impact his ...
He was voted third in baseball America's "Player of the Century" poll, inducted into the College baseball Hall of Fame and compiled a still-record 58-game hitting streak in '87. As a freshman at OSU, he led the nation in runs (107), RBIs (96) and total bases (204). He also hit .469 with 21 homers. OSU didn't ...

Steve Palermo: One of baseball's best and most colorful and respected umpires until 1991, when he was shot while attempting to break up a robbery outside a Dallas restaurant. He regained the ability to walk -- despite being told otherwise -- and served MLB as a special assistant and umpire supervisor until his death at 67 ...
Since 2013, his first season as a regular starting player in Major League baseball, St. Louis Cardinals second baseman-turned-third baseman-turned first baseman Matt Carpenter has been the 21st best player in baseball by FanGraphs Wins Above Replacement. By this metric, imperfect but a good ...
The Columbus East sophomore has committed to playing baseball at Indiana University. He also was the backup quarterback and starting punter on the Class 5A state champion football team and is in line to take over the starting signal-caller duties next fall. "I've always wanted to play both in college," ...
The baseball season never ends for data nerds. Nearly a month after the Houston Astros won the 2017 world series, Bill James, the godfather of modern baseball statistics, dropped a bomb that is rocking the world of baseball analysts and data-heads. James first made his name in the late 1970s when his ...
For the last eight years, baseball fan-turned-writer Becca Schultz has presented herself online as Ryan Schultz, a false identity she assumed ...
Alex Schrier and Jeffrey Bounds, both 16 and teammates on their high school baseball team, spotted the vehicle on its side and in flames late ...
Giovanna Marrone, right, Christina Lovallo, second from right, and other members of the River House Adult Day Center's baseball ...
UPDATE: baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has suspended Houston Astros player Yuli Garriel for five games without pay in the 2018 ...
Fellow Dodger fans, I love you, but please leave the room. The rest of you, admit it. You're just counting the days until the World Series ends.
More than a week after escaping her storm-ravaged home in Puerto Rico, Vera Clemente is helping provide aid to communities hit hardest by ...
It declared St. Louis the No. 2 baseball city in the country for fan-friendliness. It named New York City - what the what? - the most fan friendly ...
Seeking to rekindle baseball fever in Wichita, the City Council voted Tuesday to hire a $50,000 consultant to try to bring Major League affiliated ...
... next Arkansas football coaches, the very real chances Arkansas still goes bowling and both Razorbacks basketball and baseball projections.
Before Game 5 on Thursday, 10-year-old Micah Agustin from San Diego wore a baseball mitt as he tried to describe how he'd feel if the ...
In baseball there are always ups and downs. Right now they're doing a tremendous job; the bullpen, too. The starters are doing a tremendous job. They are ...
Saturday's Say Hey, baseball looks at the Red Sox (and Yankees) getting off easy for their technologically-advanced sign stealing. Plus ...
There are six hours and 45 minutes until baseball. Four hours and 35 minutes until work is done. Today has sapped so much of my energy; ...
September baseball is right around the corner and with it comes roster expansion speculation. We do some more of it here as we look at some ...
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.


 

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