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Utahns in baseball: Taylor Cole of BYU leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts

Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week.

Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole leads all minor leaguers in strikeouts; Jake Hannemann promoted

Former BYU pitcher Taylor Cole struck out 21 batters in 12 innings over the span of two starts this week, while fellow former Cougar Jake Hannemann shined after his promotion to advanced Single-A... Read more »

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Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan. Read more »

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The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Read more »

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Garagiola among those feted by baseball Hall

Joe Garagiola couldn't make the festivities in person. He wasn't about to miss being part of a special moment. Read more »

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Torre, Cox and La Russa manage their way into Hall

Joe Torre still needs a pinch or two, just to make sure. Torre will be inducted with fellow former managers Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa in what is a banner year for the baseball shrine. Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Hall call: Thomas, Glavine and Maddux enter shrine

Frank Thomas was always driven to excel, and that sure served him well. "I was never that blue-chip prospect," he said. "I had to outwork my opponents." Thomas was elected in... Read more »

July 25, 2014

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Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

Plus, a new uniform option BYU should consider ... all things considered. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Taylorsville High School alum John Buck signs with Angels, to join Salt Lake Bees

Buck signed a minor league deal Monday with the Los Angeles Angels, where he will join the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »

July 21, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute C.J. Cron returns to Salt Lake — for now; Stephen Fife back on the DL

Former Ute C.J. Cron was optioned to the Triple-A Salt Lake Bees on Saturday to make room on the 25-man roster for newly acquired closer Huston Street, but Cron's stay in Salt Lake isn't expected... Read more »

July 20, 2014

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BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney doesn't sign with Brewers, impresses in Cape Cod League (+video)

The deadline for Major League Baseball teams to sign their 2014 draft picks has come and gone, and BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney was left unsigned at the Friday afternoon deadline. Read more »

July 18, 2014

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After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

It was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory. Read more »

July 17, 2014

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Derek Jeter, Mike Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in... Read more »

July 15, 2014

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Yoenis Cespedes wins again, beating Todd Frazier in HR derby

Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball mid-season awards: The best of the best in the first half of the season

Mashing together the MLB All-Star break and the ESPYs, here's the best of the best of the first half of baseball from baseball players with ties to the state of Utah. Read more »

July 14, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Mariners designate John Buck for assignment; Ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's scoreless streak snapped

Taylorsville High product John Buck was designated for assignment on Monday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner's 27-inning scoreless streak was snapped in a busy week for Utahns in baseball. Read more »

July 13, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU slugger Matt Carson comes up big in return off disabled list

Former BYU slugger Matt Carson made a splash in his return off the disabled list Saturday night. Also, a former Ute impressed a national publication with his latest start. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Trade costs Samardzija chance to play in MLB All-Star game

The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game. Read more »

July 6, 2014

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Major League Baseball All-Star Fan Voting

To Be Held Tuesday, July 15At Target Field, MinneapolisFinalAMERICAN LEAGUECATCHERS 1. Matt Wieters, Orioles, 2,701,310 2. Derek Norris, Athletics, 2,689,324 3. Brian McCann, Yankees, 2,026,016 4. Kurt Suzuki, Twins,... Read more »

July 6, 2014

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AP Sources: A's get Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Cubs

One of baseball's best rotations is about to get even better. Read more »

July 4, 2014

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Top 10 iconic moments in baseball history

Friday marks the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's iconic "Luckiest Man" speech. In honor of one of baseball's most memorable moments, it's time to look at 10 of the most iconic moments in baseball... Read more »

July 3, 2014

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Former BYU standout Wally Joyner loving new gig with Detroit Tigers

Former BYU star Wally Joyner has enjoyed transitioning into the world of coaching. He's currently with the Detroit Tigers. Read more »

July 2, 2014

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Rock On: Dante Exum's dad remembers Utah ... vaguely

Plus, a plan BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall has to save both college football and America. Read more »

June 30, 2014

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Utahns in baseball: Former Cougars Jake Hannemann and Jaycob Brugman heating up in the minors

Former BYU standout Jake Hannemann had a mammoth week for Single-A Kane County, but he wasn't the only former BYU baseball player raking it in in the Midwest League over the week. Read more »

June 29, 2014

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Former Ute C.J. Cron has first MLB multi-HR game; Trout hits massive homer

C.J. Cron added two homers for the Angels, but they still needed more offense than that with the ball carrying so well all night. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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Phillies play-by-play announcer catches home run during broadcast (+video)

Play-by-play man Tom McCarthy was the only Phillies announcer who brought his glove with him for a special broadcast from the center-field stands Friday night. Read more »

June 27, 2014

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