| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:08 PM
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Manny Ramirez was released from his minor league contract Tuesday by the Texas Rangers, perhaps the last stop in a distinguished yet tarnished career.
Ramirez, 41, was batting .259 at triple-...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame -- along with six others -- on Saturday (Aug. 11)....
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Garry Maddox had the responsibility of covering more than just center field when he played for the Phillies from 1975 to 1986.
With plodding left fielders such as Greg Luzinski and a stable of marginal defensive right fielders during that time, Maddox...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 2:36 PM
You play golf with Bo Jackson, you want a story to tell.
I was not lucky enough to witness his home runs in four consecutive at-bats. Or the time he turned linebacker Brian Bosworth into silly putty. Or when he broke a bat over his helmet.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:05 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Home Run Derby champion didn't even make the All-Star team.
Yoenis Cespedes won baseball's power-hitting competition with a dazzling display Monday night, becoming the first player left out of the All-Star game to take home the...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
You don't win the MVP award in May and June.
Miguel Cabrera won the Triple Crown last year but didn't edge past Mike Trout for the MVP until September, when he carried the Tigers into the playoffs while Trout's Angels slid to the sidelines. The last...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:18 PM
By one admittedly imperfect measure, Josh Hamilton is the most popular player in baseball history.
Hamilton got a record 11 million votes in All-Star balloting last year. No one has attracted so many votes — not Ken Griffey Jr., not Albert Pujols,...
| Jan 10, 2013
Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59.
McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
| Jan 6, 2013
| 7:54 PM
A Wichita man comes home to find his collection of 500+ Ken Griffey Jr. baseball cards taken from his house.
Police are calling it a unique burglary.
The homeowner says his home was broken into while he was in Phoenix for the Fiesta Bowl....
| Mar 31, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Stephen Strasburg is ready for his first big league season without restrictions.
Ready to go from season’s start to finish.
Ready to throw as many pitches as it takes and to stay on the mound as long as possible, including into the eighth and...
| Feb 1, 2012
No. 16 Nationals: 15th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Blue Jays
Bryce Harper hasn't played a day in the big leagues, and unfortunately for him there is only one way to go. It is opposite of up.
But if you want to bet on Harper as...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:47 PM
No. 21 Mariners: 10th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Indians.
One run per game, plus a little more.
That's what the Mariners have to find somewhere if they ever are going to reach the playoffs behind Felix Hernandez.
Forget for a...