Morning links: Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball makes a splash

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah.

Quick hit: Fan gives heroic effort for a David Ortiz ground rule double

One fan displayed no regard for his own life in attempting to track down a David Ortiz ground-rule double. Read more »

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Morning links: Tim Lincecum to pitch for the Bees; Utah softball team splashes into Super Regional

Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum will take the mound for Salt Lake; Jaycob Brugman brings his powerful swing back to Utah; Utah softball dives in to Sweet 16. Read more »

17 hours ago


AP source: Lincecum completes $2.5 million deal with Angels

The 31-year-old free-agent right-hander is trying to come back from left hip surgery. He didn't pitch after June 27 last year with the San Francisco Giants — his only other major league team... Read more »

May 20, 2016


Odor suspended for 8 games and Bautista for 1 for brawl

Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista on the jaw. Read more »

May 17, 2016


Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez with majors' worst record

The Atlanta Braves on Tuesday fired manager Fredi Gonzalez, who couldn't survive the worst record in the majors. Read more »

May 17, 2016


Nintendo eyeing filmmaking for growth after Mariners sale

Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co. is eyeing the movie business for growth. Read more »

May 16, 2016


Simmering Toronto-Texas feud erupts, Odor punches Bautista in Rangers' 7-6 win

A feud simmering since Jose Bautista's bat flip in last year's AL division series boiled over into a wild brawl in the final game of the series between Toronto and Texas, a 7-6 victory for the... Read more »

May 15, 2016


From high school stars to a baseball legend, Governor's State of Sport Awards honor Utah's best

The Fifth Annual State of Sport Awards honored the best in Utah athletics for 2015 at a banquet and awards ceremony Tuesday night. Read more »

May 10, 2016

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Angels ace and former Salt Lake Bees hurler Garrett Richards likely needs major elbow surgery

If Friday night's loss to the Tampa Bay Rays was any indication as to how much the Los Angeles Angels' rotation will handle the loss of Garrett Richards for the rest of the season, they are in for... Read more »

May 7, 2016


Suspended Marlins' Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

Reigning NL batting champion Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins says he unknowingly took the performance-enhancing drugs that led to his 80-game suspension, but he'll accept the penalty. Read more »

April 29, 2016

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In Triple-A for first time since 2006, one-time BYU pitcher Guthrie hopes for another major league chance

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie is in unfamiliar territory after spending nine straight seasons in the majors. Now he's doing whatever he can to get back there and maybe reach a major milestone too. Read more »

April 26, 2016


Charles Krauthammer: Bryce Harper is our own Mickey Mantle

My nonbaseball friends are forever puzzled by my devotion to the game. I agree entirely with them about the irrationality of fandom. Read more »

April 24, 2016


How to watch baseball online in 2016

Here's what the playing field looks like from your phone or computer these days. Read more »

April 23, 2016

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Arrieta throws 2nd career no-hitter as Cubs beat Reds 16-0

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitched his second no-hitter in a span of 11 regular-season starts, shutting down the Cincinnati Reds in a 16-0 rout Thursday night. Read more »

April 21, 2016


ESPN fires former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling as analyst

On Wednesday, Schilling was fired from his job as an ESPN baseball analyst after comments on Facebook critical of transgender rights. Read more »

April 21, 2016


About Utah: A champion on and off the field

George Theodore was known as "The Stork" when he played for the New York Mets; at Lincoln Elementary, they know him as "Mr. T." Read more »

April 17, 2016


Adam LaRoche tells ESPN why he chose son over multimillion-dollar MLB career

Adam LaRoche quit Major League Baseball after White Sox Vice President Kenny Williams told him to "dial back" the time his son, Drake, spent in the team clubhouse. ESPN interviewed LaRoche about... Read more »

April 14, 2016


A tale of two teammates, lifelong pals and boyhood friends bonded by baseball

John Buck and Brandon Lyon made a rare trek by going from Taylorsville High to the major leagues. Read more »

April 10, 2016


Who's your Daddy? Modern baseball may have new founder

Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significance are verified by experts including John Thorn,... Read more »

April 8, 2016


Salt Lake Bees video: Two Dominicans with MLB experience hope their stay in Utah is short

During the offseason, the Los Angeles Angels acquired Al Albuquerque and Jefry Marte from Detroit. Both have played in the major leagues and will begin the season with the Bees. Read more »

April 6, 2016


Bees pitcher Tyler Skaggs healthy, eager to start journey back to big leagues in Salt Lake City

Bees pitcher Tyler Skaggs missed all of 2015 recovering from Tommy John surgery but is ready to take the necessary steps in Salt Lake City now to end the season back in Los Angeles. Read more »

April 5, 2016


Utahns in baseball: A look at where players with ties to Utah will start 2016

Baseball is back and many familiar names with ties to the state of Utah remain on rosters again in 2016, though their surroundings changed from the end of 2015. Read more »

April 4, 2016


MLB roundup: Royals hold off Mets 4-3 in opening rematch of World Series

The reigning champion Kansas City Royals picked up where they left off in November, beating Matt Harvey and the New York Mets 4-3 on Sunday night in the first opening-day rematch of a World Series. Read more »

April 3, 2016


Video: Former Bee Garrett Richards victim of April Fool's marriage proposal prank

Garrett Richards, a former Salt Lake Bees pitcher and current major-league pitcher with the Angels, was the victim of an April Fool's prank from his Los Angeles teammates. Read more »

April 1, 2016


Former Salt Lake Bees player Brandon Wood looks to use own failure to his advantage as a manager

The former Salt Lake Bee, who appeared in over 300 games with the Bees, fizzled out of the lineups and is now starting the process all over again — as a manager. Read more »

March 30, 2016


Morning links: Kalani Sitake keeps on dancin'; Utes' Williams, Aggies' Mays are RBs 'on the rise'

BYU football coach busts moves at Cougars men's basketball game again; Utah, Utah State running backs on list of 30 at their position who will look to make a bigger impact in 2016; 'Burgerizza' to... Read more »

March 23, 2016


Joe Garagiola, ex-player turned glib broadcaster, dies at 90

Joe Garagiola's nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond. Read more »

March 23, 2016


With presidents Obama, Castro watching, Rays beat Cuban team

In a landmark game attended by presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cuban national team 4-1 Tuesday in the first visit by a major league team to the communist island... Read more »

March 22, 2016


New-look Ogden Raptors' name origin explained

SportsLogos.net's Paul Caputo delved into the history of how the Ogden Raptors got their nickname. Read more »

March 22, 2016


Baseball card bonanza: Family makes rare Ty Cobb find

From a crumpled paper bag in a dilapidated house came a baseball-card find of a lifetime. Seven of them actually. Read more »

March 3, 2016


Morning links: Dick Vitale praises Jakob Poeltl; former Ute C.J. Cron expecting big things; 11-year old hits hole-in-one with Tiger watching

College basketball commentator notes Utah center's success; Cron hoping to make more of an impact in MLB this season; youngster makes hole-in-one with Tiger Woods watching Read more »

March 3, 2016


MLB, union ban rolling blocks by baserunners

Major League Baseball and the players' union have banned rolling block slides to break up potential double plays, hoping to prevent a repeat of the takeout by the Los Angeles Dodgers' Chase Utley... Read more »

Feb. 25, 2016


Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third... Read more »

Feb. 12, 2016


Utah locals to compete in Boston in the Big Air Ski and Snowboard at Fenway Park

Utah locals to compete in the Big Air Contest at Boston's Fenway Park Feb. 11-12. Read more »

Feb. 11, 2016

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D-backs send Anderson, Hill to Brewers for SS Segura, former Ute Wagner

The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to boost their lineup, getting former NL All-Star shortstop Jean Segura in a five-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016


MLB commissioner says NL teams may be more receptive to DH

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says National League teams may be more receptive to the designated hitter than in the past, even though owners ended two days of meetings without any... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016


Griffey elected to Hall with highest percentage, Piazza in

Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Utahns who made us love sports in 2015

After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015


Baseball Highlights 2045 board game review: Baseball from the future

Baseball Highlights 2045 offers a streamlined game of baseball that feels true to the sport but features robots, cybernetically enhanced humans and unenhanced humans named after legendary baseball... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015


Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement rejected by Rob Manfred

Pete Rose's application for reinstatement was rejected Monday by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, who cited his continued gambling. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015

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Home run king Barry Bonds hired as Marlins hitting coach

If Barry Bonds thinks a full-time return to baseball will help his Hall of Fame chances, he could be disappointed. Maybe he'll at least help the Miami Marlins. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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AP Sources: Greinke, Diamondbacks get $206.5 M, 6-year deal

Zack Greinke will still pitch in the NL West. But surprise — with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015


Arrieta wins NL Cy Young Award; Keuchel earns AL honor

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015


BYU baseball: Jack Morris to keynote third annual BYU First Pitch Dinner

Former World Series MVP Jack Morris will be the keynote speaker at BYU baseball’s third annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner/Auction on Jan. 8, at the NuSkin Ballroom in Provo. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015


Hall of Fame Ballot List

Players on this year's ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Election results will be announced Jan. 6, 2016: Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015


Royals win World Series, rally late, then rout Mets in 12th

The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series crown since 1985, rallying in the ninth inning when Eric Hosmer scrambled home to tie it and then breaking away in the 12th to beat the New York... Read more »

Nov. 1, 2015


Royals rally on Murphy's error, beat Mets, lead Series 3-1

The Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning after second baseman Daniel Murphy's error and startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015


Wright, Granderson HR, Mets beat Royals, trail 2-1 in Series

David Wright and Curtis Granderson homered, rookie Noah Syndergaard pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets roughed up the Kansas City Royals 9-3 Friday night, cutting their World... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015


Royals' rotation puts the 'world' in the World Series

Yordano Ventura is the flamethrower who stares down hitters. Johnny Cueto has flowing dreadlocks and nicknamed his motion "The Rocking Chair." Edinson Volquez is the always ebullient guy who... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2015


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