| May 24, 2011
| 3:07 PM
Three months are more instructive than three days, Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor believes, which is why the Cavaliers' season-ending hiccup at North Carolina doesn't greatly concern him heading into the ACC tournament.
The Cavaliers (45-9) still...
| May 30, 2011
| 7:22 PM
It didn't take UC Irvine senior Brian Hernandez long to identify the potential for revenge associated with the Anteaters' placement in the NCAA Los Angeles Regional hosted by UCLA was announced Monday morning.
Hernandez, the baseball team's star third...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:14 PM
Brian O'Connor said Tuesday that his Virginia pitching staff couldn't be better entering the NCAA tournament. That doesn't bode well for the Cavaliers' opponents.
Indeed, if the pitchers mirror their regular season, top-seeded Virginia is a good bet to...
| Feb 7, 2012
There's a picture floating around from the 2010 season of three Phillies players looking at all the Phillies fans sitting in the outfield seats at Nationals Park.
There's another one of Phillies fans holding up a giant sign that read: "Citizens Bank Park...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Bryce Harper isn't looking to get a little more experience and then go back to the Eastern League. He's coming to spring training planning to leave Florida on the Nationals' flight to Chicago, where they will open the season.
And in Harper's mind, and...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Don’t look now, but the Orioles and Nationals are in first place.
I said don’t look.
As I write this column Friday afternoon, Baltimore (8-5) holds a one-game lead over New York and Tampa Bay in the American League East, and Washington (10-...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Though the Nationals enjoyed a soft schedule to start the season, with 10 of the first 14 against the Cubs, Mets and Astros, their pitching — especially their starting pitching — has been impressive. The Nationals went into the weekend with...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 11:37 AM
Carl Deffenbaugh is an energetic, accomplished journalist thrilled to cover Michiana as the weekend sports anchor at WSBT-TV. Throughout his career, Carl has covered major college programs and championships, the biggest names in professional sports and...