| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:44 PM
The Sports Xchange
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange
Black pitches out of jam as Mets hang on to defeat Cubs
NEW YORK -- The lure of a postgame concert by 1990s chart-toppers Boyz II Men drew 30,744 fans to Citi Field Saturday night. As far as the New...
| Mar 8, 2014
In some ways, the timeless ritual of Major League Baseball's spring training isn't the nostalgic trip that it once was.
Many of the teams in Florida's Grapefruit League prepare for the season in sparkling new fortresses equipped with multiple practice...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:31 AM
The Houston Astros won 51 games in 2013.
That's not so bad if the Astros were playing in the NBA. But the Astros play baseball - 162 games to be exact. For baseball fans, last season is ancient history. Spring Training wipes away the the missed...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Spring Training is here.
Baseball is back.
Anyone who follows this beautiful game knows that there's a freshness about the start of the season. It's a time when every team - no matter where they ended up last season - has a chance this...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:58 PM
If you're a baseball fan and you grew up in the South, you're probably an Atlanta Braves fan.
You know how Hank Aaron, Bobby Cox, Ted Turner and the Tomahawk Chop fit into Braves history.
As a kid growing up in the 1980s, Dale Murphy was your hero....
| Mar 8, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Boston Red Sox owner John Henry took to Twitter to throw some kindling on a smoldering feud between his team and the Miami Marlins.
The Marlins were upset on Thursday after the defending World Series champion Red Sox used a roster with only two...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The Phillies and Braves will honor the late Jim Fregosi before they faceoff Wednesday in a Grapefruit League matchup. (Los Angeles Times) Fregosi, who passed away at age 71 on Valentine's Day after suffering a stroke, managed Philadelphia from 1991 to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The Phillies are bringing back Dallas Green. No, they didn't sign him for pitching depth after Cole Hamels' most recent setback. Green's only coming back for one day and he’s just participating in alumni activities. Saturday Bright House Field...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:14 PM
VIERA, Fla. — If the notion of keeping your friends close and your enemies closer appeals, Florida's spring training scene may be just the ticket. It's a chance to see whom the Dodgers might play in the regular season or — dare I say it?...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Phillies' spring training schedule features 16 games at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla., before wrapping up with two exhibition games at Citizens Bank Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday and Saturday, March 28-29. The Grapefruit...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:52 PM
On the day before Thanksgiving every November, LifePath and the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants have a banquet as a fundraiser and bring in some big sports name to serve as its main speaker.