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Utahns in baseball: Ex-Ute Morin a walk-off hero; Wagner tosses near no-no

A pair of former Utah teammates put together spectacular games on back-to-back nights in Double-A.

Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Morin plays walk-off hero; Wagner throws near no-no

A pair of former Utah teammates put together spectacular games on back-to-back nights in Double-A. Tyler Wagner took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning of a 1-hit shutout, while Parker Morin missed... Read more »

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Elder Maynes throws first pitch, commends San Diego Padres for community service

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On June 27, Elder Richard J. Maynes of the Presidency of the Seventy threw out the first pitch on “Mormon Night” at the San Diego Padres game. Read more »

July 31, 2015

One mistake turned Utah native and Yankees prospect Brady Lail’s season into a gem

The last Utah prep drafted to reach the majors happened more than a decade ago. A mistake that led to a scary moment could very well propel Bingham High alum Brady Lail to snap that drought. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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Doug Robinson: Former SLC engineer gets paid by MLB to do that?!

Utah man quits his job in Utah and moves to Taiwan, then convinces Major League Baseball teams to hire him as a scout in that part of the world. Read more »

July 30, 2015

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California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Rock On: Jazz hire a film classic (sort of)

Also, BYU needs spell-check ... but it could have been worse. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Rockies trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Brad Rock: Faith helped infamous former MLB player Bill Buckner find his peace

Former Red Sox player says harsh criticism for his 1986 World Series blooper wasn't something he deserved and that he resented the media for years. But now he feels he's been forgiven and he's done... Read more »

July 27, 2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Phillies' Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years while leading Philadelphia to a 5-0 win Saturday. Read more »

July 25, 2015

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Rock On: AARP goes Eastwood on Tiger

Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Brad Rock: Orem Owlz get a lesson in the risky business of minor league marketing

Ogden Raptors president says Orem team was right to withdraw "Caucasian Heritage Night" promo, but characterizations of the team, and the event, were unfair. Read more »

July 17, 2015

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Trout hits leadoff HR, wins MVP as AL All-Stars top NL 6-3

Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats walked off the field. Read more »

July 15, 2015

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Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Derby in home park

Todd Frazier waited until the very last swing — three times, no less — to win the All-Star Home Run Derby in his home ballpark. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Rock On: McMahon still miffed, Diddy or Diddy not and Bob the Shark

BYU's former bad boy QB laments his days as a Cougar, plus mascot woes and more. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Trout, Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

Not too long ago, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Gerrit Cole were the ones picking up the extra balls and getting pranked into paying the pricey checks. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Cron stays red-hot; former Olympian hits late-inning go-ahead double

Former Ute C.J. Cron heads into All-Star break batting better than .500 over the past week, while former Olympian and Salt Lake C.C. infielder Eddy Alvarez provided a key go-ahead double in the... Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Former SUU baseball player refurbishing mitts for MLB players, Snoop Dogg

Braden Yardley, a former SUU pitcher, has made a name for himself by fixing gloves of MLB players. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole and ex-Ute C.J. Cron provide holiday fireworks

Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron picked up a career-high six RBIs on July 4, while former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out nine in a complete game shutout. Read more »

July 5, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning late-inning homers on same night

The red-hot C.J. Cron came up big for Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday. That same night, Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland. Read more »

June 29, 2015

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Rock On: Hillary gets some glitter

Also, Beware, BYU critics; an ill wind may blow. Read more »

June 22, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Matt Carson released; final local draft picks sign

The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »

June 21, 2015

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A-Rod homers for 3,000th hit; 29th player to reach milestone

Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases Friday night, the highlight so far in what's become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger. Read more »

June 19, 2015

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Pitching In: Mop-up duty on mound for 6 position players

to several blowouts in baseball the last two nights, a whopping six position players were summoned to the mound to save their bullpens during garbage time. Here's a look at how those hitters fared... Read more »

June 18, 2015

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Pioneer League baseball: Raptors, Owlz ready to renew O-Town rivalry

Call it the Pioneer League's O-Town Rivalry. Ogden and Orem, the league's two Beehive State franchises, begin the 2015 season Thursday. Though they're separated by little more than 70 miles, the... Read more »

June 17, 2015

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