Tuesday, October 23, 2012


  • Baseball-loving Venezuelans celebrate record 9 players in World Series

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuelans are celebrating their homegrown baseball heroes as a record contingent of players from the country heads into the World Series with the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.


  • Old baseball hands to match wits in Series

    Detroit skipper Jim Leyland smokes cigarettes to relieve tension, though a Michigan state law passed more than two years ago bans him from doing so inside the Tigers' home, Comerica Park.


  • World Series is baseball's October comedy classic

    Baseball lovers enjoy boasting about the near-perfection of their game, how the same 90 feet distance between the bases and the 60 feet, 6 inches between the pitching rubber and home plate are just as suitable to the athletes of 2012 as they were to 1912.


  • World Series: Cabrera, Tigers vs Posey, Giants

    But he was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball a month later for a positive testosterone test, and isn't on the postseason roster.


  • Baseball Notes: Mariners hoping Hansen is a hit

    ... opened in 2004, then-general manager Kevin Towers joked that the Padres had made it Barry Bonds-proof, since the San Francisco Giants slugger always tormented San Diego.


  • NY baseball coach accused of stalking due in court

    Associated Press. CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. - A youth baseball coach from Long Island accused of stalking an opposing coach and his family is scheduled to appear in court.


  • In Baseball, It Pays to Be a Data Nerd

    By JOHN LETZING. When the San Francisco Giants battled the St. Louis Cardinals on their home field during Monday's National League Championship, a lone technician sat in the bowels of AT&T Park tracking players on three computer screens covered by ...


  • Baseball roundup: Twins fill coaching staff

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins finalized their overhauled coaching staff Monday, hiring two former players and a well-regarded minor league teacher to assist manager Ron Gardenhire.


  • Baseball Announces 2013 Schedule

    The Kentucky baseball team will play 31 games against teams in the 2012 NCAA Tournament field and 24 games against 2012 top-50 RPI teams, as part of a challenging 2013 schedule, it was announced by fifth-year UK head coach Gary Henderson.


  • Baseball America Hands Out Rangers Awards

    The 2012 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft was one loaded with young, big-hitting talent for the Texas Rangers.


  • Who Are the Greatest Jewish Baseball Players of All Time?

    One of American Jews' great traditions -- not found in the Bible or any other sacred book -- is fretting over whether Jewish Major Leaguers will play in the World Series on the high holidays.


  • Atlanta Braves: Is Craig Kimbrel Baseball's Top Closer?

    The Atlanta Braves 24-year-old closer Craig Kimbrel led the National League in saves in 2012 and finished tied for third for the major league lead with with 42.


  • Farrell introduced as new Red Sox manager

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  • Postseason Baseball Schedule

    Postseason Baseball Schedule. By The Associated PressAssociated Press. Posted: 10/23/2012 12:00:55 AM PDT. October 23, 2012 7:0 AM GMTUpdated: 10/23/2012 12:00:55 AM PDT.


  • Black and Gold baseball: Golden Eagles prepare for 2013 season

    At this time last year, Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry was auditioning arms, trying to determine what his pitching rotation was going to look like during the 2012 baseball season. He also had a bevy of positions around the diamond to fill ...


  • 9 Best Baseball Player Appearances in TV/Movies

    Though most of you devoted readers may know me as a baseball fan and historian, those closest to me know that I'm also a huge film and TV nerd.


  • Former Milwaukee Brewers, Fox Cities Foxes baseball player Dave May dies

    Dave May takes a cut while playing for the Texas Rangers in 1978. May, who passed away Saturday, spent six seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers and also played in two minor league seasons with the Fox Cities Foxes.


  • World Baseball Classic: Promoting the International Growth of the Game

    There is no denying that post-season, win or go home baseball games create as much drama as one can find anywhere in sports.


  • Column: The rain is here and it feels like baseball season

    Following the Hops', formerly the Bears, move from Yakima has been a bit of a spectator sport in itself and a bit unreal for a Hillsboro native like myself.


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