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En una decisión tan sensata como salvadora, la Confederación Caribeña del Béisbol autorizó finalmente esta semana el retorno de Cuba a la agonizante Serie del Caribe. El movimiento, que se venía gestando desde hace algunos meses, le devolvería...
Matt Garza firmly believes playing loose and having fun on the field contributes to winning. "You can't play tight," Garza said after earning his first victory of the season Friday as the Cubs extended their winning streak to a season long five game....
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo was working for White Sox scouting director Al Goldis in 1989 and was assigned to watch Auburn University in some early-season games. He couldn't stop thinking about how much damage the first baseman could do. In a...
Sammy Sosa homered in 45 big-league stadiums and is in no danger of losing that record soon. The Rangers' Adrian Beltre leads active players with homers in 39 ballparks. There are only four current parks in which he hasn't homered and no new stadiums in...
Oh, yeah. That's what a curtain call looks like. You could understand if Wrigley Field fans had forgotten, chugging toward the All-Star break in the fifth season with the ivy-covered walls surrounding a playoff-free zone. But it turns out they remember,...
I had never met Mark McGwire before Tuesday night, but I knew of his reputation and the fact he has struck out so far as the Dodgers' hitting coach. So given the Dodgers' lack of power, I asked, "Is it time to introduce the players to steroids?"...
CINCINNATI — The Cubs are marketing the City Series as "Ivy vs. Concrete" in a misguided attempt to paint Wrigley Field as an idyllic ballpark and U.S. Cellular Field as bland. But two Cubs players beg to differ. Jeff Samardzija and Scott...
Yankee fans, including my wife, find it endearing and slightly pathetic that while they invoke the names of World Series-winning heroes to exalt their team's history — Ruth! Gehrig! DiMaggio! Reggie! Derek! — Cub fans grow dewy-eyed to...
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KWCH 12 Eyewitness SportsThe city of Atlanta has been good to me sports-wise over the years. I grew up just about a 5 hour drive away so Atlanta was always kind of a destination for my family when it came to sports, especially baseball. The Braves are the closest Major...
The Orioles are coming off a 93-win season in which they improved their record from 2011 by 24 games, finished second in the mighty American League East and appeared in the playoffs for the first time since 1997. But heading into 2013, the Orioles,...
Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa, whose Twitter handle is @therealmr609, likely will be denied election to the Hall of Fame this year because of the questions about just how real all of his 609 homers were. While his camp pondered having Sosa issue a...
Tags: Mark McGwire, Baseball, Sports
Reports say the Tigers are looking to trade for a closer. Hang loose, Carlos Marmol. I mean, didn’t the Cubs sign Kyuji Fujikawa precisely because they intended-slash-hoped-slash-tried to trade Marmol? In fact, the Cubs cut a deal with the...
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Mar 30, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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