Saturday, November 10, 2012


  • Lee MacPhail, Hall-of-Fame baseball executive with Orioles and others, dies at 95

    Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as Orioles general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla.

  • Dodgers win bid for Korean star Ryu

    LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers were the winning bidder for Korean left-handed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, Major League Baseball announced on Saturday.

  • Damon sharing baseball knowledge in Thailand

    "Not too many people know about baseball and who I am," said Damon, who's running clinics and making goodwill visits while he trains with the team.

  • Baseball-Nationals manager returning for another season

    Nov 9 (Reuters) - Washington manager Davey Johnson has agreed to return for another season with the Nationals, the Major League Baseball team said on Saturday. The 69-year-old Johnson, the oldest manager in the Majors, steered the young Nationals to ...

  • Baseball's GMs get a lesson in randomness

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- The General Managers Meetings ended Friday morning on a particularly academic note. Considering the educational diversity of the crowd that now inhabits baseball operations of practically every one of Major League Baseball's 30 ...

  • Baseball's 'new' drug problem is fast-acting testosterone ... although it's ...

    Leading the conversation was Victor Conte, the BALCO founder who has been a vocal critic of baseball's refusal to switch exclusively from a testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio test to the more specific carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test that caught ...

  • Baseball GMs consider major changes

    In between trade talks and early negotiations with free agents Thursday, general managers considered some wide-ranging changes that include broader use of instant replay by umpires, changed roster limits for September and protective headgear for ...

  • Free agents reject $13.3M deals as GMs head home

    INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) - Josh Hamilton, B.J. Upton and Kyle Lohse were among nine free agents who turned down $13.3 million offers from their former clubs Friday as the annual general managers' ended and team officials headed home for what ...

  • Free agents reject $13.3 million offers | Baseball

    Under baseball's previous rules, teams had until Dec. 7 to offer salary arbitration to their former players who became free agents.

  • Espineli sees promise for baseball in Philippines

    "Up until that point, I had not really thought about how baseball is viewed in the Philippines," said Espineli, who was born and raised in Texas.

  • Red Sox baseball legend had roots in Portland

    Loved by generations of Boston Red Sox fans, Johnny Pesky was so much a part of that storied baseball town that the right-field foul pole at Fenway Park was named for him.

  • Panama hopes veteran presence propels team

    A Panamanian team with a wealth of World Series experience is hoping players like All-Star Carlos Ruiz and shortstop Ruben Tejada can lead it past the upcoming qualifying round in the group's third World Baseball Classic. Ranked by the International ...

  • Latinos Dominate Baseball Award Nominations

    Among them was Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera, who is one of five finalists for the AL MVP award that is voted upon by the Baseball Writers Association of America. The Detroit third baseman is joined by Texas' Adrian Beltre and Josh Hamilton, the ...

  • Baseball: Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane awarded

    A's general manager Billy Beane has been voted the Sporting News Major League Baseball Executive of the Year in balloting by 57 major league executives.

  • Progress being made on instant replay

    When baseball's general managers have discussed instant replay at past GM meetings, they have taken their cue from commissioner Bud Selig.

  • Sports log: Maicer Izturis signs with Blue Jays

    Home /; sports /; baseball. Sports Log. Sports log: Maicer Izturis signs with Blue Jays. E-mail |; Print |; Reprints |. Text Size: –; +. E-mail.

  • Cal Ripken's legacy after baseball stronger than iron

    Cal Ripken's legacy after baseball stronger than iron SCOTT BUTHERUS Scripps Howard News Service 11-09-12 NAPLES, Fla. During a 21-year career spent entirely with the Baltimore Orioles, Cal Ripken Jr.

  • Baseball's Worst Month?

    Seattle Mariners baseball exists all year. Not the games, thank most of the Gods, but the organization. And since the organization exists, the entertainment complex exists and thus the media coverage exists and thus this blog exists and thus we have to ...

  • McGwire wouldn't vote himself into Hall of Fame

    New Dodgers hitting coach and former big league slugger Mark McGwire, who ranks 10th all-time with 583 home runs, said on Friday that he wouldn't vote himself into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. "Not by the guidelines now, no," McGwire said on the ...

  • Dude Perfect honors baseball with trick shots

    (CBS News) Your blogger here has been a big fan of Dude Perfect since way back in 2009 when he produced them on The Early Show (now CBS This Morning).

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