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  • Steve Johnson has a storybook outing in Orioles' 9-2 win over Mariners

    Steve Johnson has a storybook outing in Orioles' 9-2 win over Mariners
    As the Orioles' improbable run of success continues this year, as this upstart, patchwork club keeps churning out victories, the comparisons to the Orioles' 1989 “Why Not?” season become inevitable. On Wednesday night, in a 9-2 clubbing of...
  • Twins owner Pohlad is dead at age 93

    Carl Pohlad, a billionaire banker whose Minnesota Twins won two World Series titles during nearly his nearly quarter-century as owner, died yesterday. He was 93. When Pohlad paid Calvin Griffith $38 million for the Twins in 1984, he was widely credited...
  • The Umpire's Sons

    The Umpire's Sons
    The boy loves games of chance. He loves slot machines and playing cards and instant-win lottery tickets. He learned at an early age to count coins, and to bet them. He learned in the hospital that money comes in get-well cards.Michael Hirschbeck learned...
  • Phillies nominee for Roberto Clemente Award announced

     
    The Phillies' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award was announced Tuesday. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins is the five-time defending National League's nominee. The annual award recognizes a Major League Baseball player who best represents the game of baseball...
  • David Freese and the most memorable Game 6's in World Series history

     
    David Freese was the hero of the St. Louis Cardinals' stunning come-from-behind victory in Game 6 of the World Series, one of the best World Series games ever. A look at some other memorable Game 6's in recent history: 1971:......
  • Question of the day: What’s your all-time favorite baseball call? [Updated]

     
    Reporters from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to leave comments letting us know what's your favorite call of all time. [Updated at 11:28 a.m.: Ben Bolch,......
  • Charlie gives his desires for a what he wants in a trade

     
    INJURY UPDATES FROM RUBEN AMARO JR. -Jose Contreras had a PRP injection (platelet rich plasma). Could be awhile until he throws because Amaro said it's sore at the injection site. -Joe Blanton had an ultrasound that showed some inflammation of......
  • Your pets: Stuff of fun for Kirby

     
    Kirby, the 4-year-old Shetland sheepdog who lives with Kandi and Daryl Maiden of Orlando, has her mouth full of Stuff, the Magic mascot. She is as enthusiastic about her toy as the Maidens are about Orlando’s NBA team. Kandi and Daryl aren’t...
  • Twins fans finally get some air

    Twins fans finally get some air
    White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen once said he couldn't wait to see how those piranhas, the Minnesota Twins, would play in their new outdoor stadium. For years the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, aka the Baggie, was a house of horrors for Sox teams, with...
  • MLB transcript of Ken Griffey Jr. Commissioner's Award presentation

    This is the transcript, as provided by Major League Baseball, of the press conference Sunday in which Ken Griffey Jr. was given the Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award in Arlington, Texas, before Game 4 of the World Series. Harold Reynolds, who was...
  • PASSINGS

    Carl Pohlad Owner of Minnesota Twins team Carl Pohlad, 93, the longtime owner of baseball's Minnesota Twins who was one of the wealthiest men in America, died Monday at his Edina, Minn., home, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported. The cause of death...
  • Twins tee off on Buehrle; lefty tees off on space heater

    Twins tee off on Buehrle; lefty tees off on space heater
    When manager Ozzie Guillen pleaded with White Sox fans to maintain their patience last weekend, he didn't envision the elements Wednesday night. Mark Buehrle couldn't hold back his frustrations after a poor performance led to American League Central...