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Utahns in baseball: Utah alum Cron, ex-Cougar Brugman hit winning homers

C.J. Cron came up big for Salt Lake on Wednesday. Jaycob Brugman did the same in Double-A Midland.

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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Report: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player information

Major League Baseball says it is cooperating with a federal investigation into an illegal breach of the Houston Astros' internal database after a report that the St. Louis Cardinals were responsible for the hack. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Rock On: Bryce Harper and other non-BYU fans

Also, Andrei Kirilenko can run, but he can't hide from wife's comments dating to 2006. Read more »

June 16, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Ex-BYU outfielder Hannemann has monster game; Utah’s Helton signs pro deal

Jacob Hannemann's time in Double-A has been a roller coaster ride since the first day, but he hit a high point on Saturday. Also, a former Ute is carving up the Florida State League and another... Read more »

June 15, 2015

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Survey shows coaches give high marks to flat-seam baseball

OMAHA, Neb. — An American Baseball Coaches Association survey shows nearly 90 percent of Division I coaches who responded have a favorable impression of the flat-seam baseball put into play... Read more »

June 14, 2015

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MLB draft: Utes pitcher Bret Helton selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in ninth round

Bret Helton, a junior at the University of Utah, was taken by the Pirates on the second day of this year's MLB draft. Read more »

June 10, 2015

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Chris Heston pitches no-hitter to lead Giants over Mets 5-0

Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter in the majors this season in his 13th career start, leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 5-0 Tuesday night. Read more »

June 9, 2015

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With nothing certain, MLB’s top prospects find ways to drown out noise on the road to majors

The path to Major League Baseball is difficult as it is, but for some of the league’s top prospects, including Bees pitcher Andrew Heaney, it’s making sure to drown out the hype and... Read more »

June 9, 2015

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Manfred: MLB to re-evaluate fan safety after Fenway accident

Major League Baseball plans to re-evaluate fan safety at stadiums following the serious injury to a woman at Fenway Park last week. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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Injury to Fenway fan has some thinking about safety

Erik Barnard sat with his 3-year-old son along Fenway Park's third-base line, a few sections from where a woman was seriously injured when a broken bat flew into the stands two days earlier. Read more »

June 8, 2015

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BYU's Kolton Mahoney leads this year's crop of MLB draft prospects

The Major League Baseball draft begins Monday with several prospects from BYU and Utah hoping to hear their names called. Read more »

June 7, 2015

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Soccer beats baseball in game of Cuban detente

In a landmark act of sports diplomacy, soccer's New York Cosmos on Tuesday become the first U.S. professional team to play in Cuba since Presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama announced their... Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Jeremy Guthrie posts historically bad outing; Tyler Wagner struggles in MLB debut

One-time BYU pitcher and offseason Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie had one of the worst starts in MLB history. Utah alum Tyler Wagner struggled in his MLB debut, and C.J. Cron returned to Salt Lake City. Read more »

June 1, 2015

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Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup

The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Former Utah closer Tyler Wagner headed to the majors

Tyler Wagner, a former Utah closer and minor league starting pitcher, will make his MLB debut with Milwaukee on Sunday. Read more »

May 29, 2015

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Video: Former BYU outfielder Jacob Hannemann's game-saving diving catch makes SportsCenter's Top Plays

Former BYU standout Jacob Hannemann made a diving catch with two outs and the bases loaded in a tied game that was good enough for "SportsCenter"'s Top Plays. Read more »

May 28, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Adam Law breaks 17-inning scoreless tie in return off DL

BYU alumnus Adam Law scored the only run of a 17-inning marathon on Tuesday, while Utah native Marcus Littlewood smacked an RBI double to plate a go-ahead run on Saturday. Read more »

May 24, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Bingham alum Brady Lail is ‘lucky,’ returns to the mound 5 days after scary moment

Bingham High product and Double-A Trenton pitcher Brady Lail is OK and back pitching after taking a line drive to the face that halted his start Monday in the first inning. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Expansion LA soccer team plans new stadium on Sports Arena site

The expansion Los Angeles Football Club plans to construct the country’s most expensive privately financed soccer stadium on the site of the Sports Arena in Exposition Park, making it the... Read more »

May 17, 2015

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Berra celebrates 90th with return of rings, trophies

As Yogi Berra might say, when you turn 90 you should celebrate it right the first time. Read more »

May 12, 2015

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