| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:19 PM
If you want to see the world and stay up late most nights, a great way to do so is to play pro baseball. Former William and Mary standout Brendan Harris, 32, who grew up in Queensbury, N.Y., is living proof.
He was picked up late last week by the New...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 1:31 PM
A pair of local professional baseball players, along with Toyota of Huntington Beach, is staging the Collin Balester-Hank Conger Golf Invitational Monday at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach.
Both Balester (2004) and Conger (2006) are graduates...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:19 AM
Larry Parrish, a major league all-star for Montreal and Texas, is the new manager of the West Michigan Whitecaps, the team announced Tuesday.
Parrish has all-star seasons with the Montreal Expos in 1979 and the Texas Rangers in 1987.
He comes to Grand...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:43 PM
Carol Szynal last heard from her ex-husband Gary Brown on Monday, in a text message about how much he was looking forward to a vacation in San Francisco.
A day later, Brown and a woman who shared a West Rogers Park apartment were found stabbed to death...
| Feb 17, 2012
Gary Carter, a Hall of Fame catcher from Fullerton who helped lift the New York Mets to a dramatic victory over the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 World Series, died Thursday in Florida. He was 57 and had brain cancer.
Nicknamed "Kid" for his grit and...
| Jul 29, 2011
Hideki Irabu, a star Japanese pitcher who struggled to achieve comparable success in the United States, was found dead Wednesday in his Rancho Palos Verdes home. He was 42.
Authorities are investigating his death "as an apparent suicide and hanging,"...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 3:33 PM
The Palm Beach Post was on hand as Hall of Famer Gary Carter, stricken with brain cancer, visited the Palm Beach Atlantic college season opener on Thursday night.
Carter, who starred as a catcher mostly with the Montreal Expos and New York Mets, was also...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings.
Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:54 PM
No. 22 Orioles: 9th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Mariners.
The Orioles aren't hopeless. But it's difficult to imagine how they're going to restore the luster to this once-great franchise until Peter G. Angelos takes the first...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Vladimir Guerrero, who helped propel the Texas Rangers into their first World Series after the Angels let him go in free agency, was selected as the designated hitter on the annual Silver Slugger team announced Thursday. The Silver Slugger is......
| Mar 18, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Phillies backup catcher Brian Schneider was away from the team for personal reasons for a few days, according to a source, but several reporters in Clearwater just told me that he was back in the clubhouse this morning. According to......
| Apr 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Writers from around Tribune Co. discuss whether Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig should meet with Dodgers owner Frank McCourt. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own.......