Frank Thomas was elected in January to the Hall of Fame, along with pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.
Vanderbilt capitalized on Virginia starter Nathan Kirby's sudden loss of control to score nine runs in the third inning, then held off the Cavaliers to win 9-8 in Game 1 of the College World Series... Read more »
Former Utah slugger C.J. Cron has homered in three straight games and might be headed for extended playing time with the Los Angeles Angels after the Angels granted struggling designated hitter... Read more »
Some of the most memorable moments of Tino Martinez's life were packed into one hectic day: Dec. 7, 1995. Read more »
sometimes, but not always — the nicknames of sports teams change along with them. Read more »
Kershaw dominated the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, striking out a career-high 15 and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in Los Angeles' 8-0 victory. Read more »
Athletics left-hander Drew Pomeranz was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday after breaking his right hand punching a chair in frustration. Read more »
Pete Rose served as guest skipper for the Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League during their 2-0 win over the Lancaster (Pennsylvania) Barnstormers. He also coached first base for the team... Read more »
It’s the unspoken tragedy behind Tony Gwynn’s death on Monday, the story of a superstar whose life ended too soon because of his addiction. Read more »
Reaction to the death of Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn. The former San Diego Padres outfielder died Monday of cancer at 54. "Major League Baseball today mourns the tragic loss of Tony Gwynn, the... Read more »
Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State, his alma mater, since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: John Buck plays first base for first time after bizarre incident; BYU alum Taylor Cole starts All-Star Game
Taylorsville native John Buck played first base for the first time in his career Sunday, replacing Logan Morrison, who knocked himself out of the game with his own bat. Read more »
Before joining the Bees, former MLB pitcher Anthony Lerew played everywhere from Venezuela to Japan. Now he's in Salt Lake hoping for one last shot at the big leagues. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Former Mr. Baseball Marcus Littlewood highlight 5 locals named to all-star game rosters
Marcus Littlewood, two-time former Mr. Baseball in Utah, Spanish Fork High School alum Tyson Brummett and BYU alumnus Taylor Cole highlight five players with ties to Utah named to minor league... Read more »
Seventy years ago, a 19-year-old from St. Louis was on a small attack boat launching rockets at the Germans during the Allied invasion of Normandy. Read more »
Suzy Bortles will be in her car most of Friday, making the trek from one son’s football practice to another son’s baseball game. Read more »
The 17-year-old from San Diego's Cathedral Catholic High School is just the third prep pitcher to be selected first overall, joining fellow lefties Brien Taylor (1991, Yankees) and David Clyde (1973, Rangers). Read more »
Don Zimmer wasn't a fixture in baseball forever. It just seemed that way. Read more »
Also, BYU fans gets a brief jolt of excitement and a potential Jazz coaching choice you never considered. Read more »
The Miami Dolphins are seeking ways to improve their defense, which is why Koa Misi finds himself at middle linebacker during the team's offseason practices. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Keenyn Walker wins battle of Utah prep alums; former BYU Cougar Jaycob Brugman drives in 5 in a game
Judge Memorial High School product Keenyn Walker got the best of Spanish Fork alumnus Tyson Brummett in a battle of Utah prep alumni in the Southern League Tuesday night in Birmingham, Alabama. Read more »
After history-making start in 2006, Chris Shelton's career went south. The problem: forgetting to do what came naturally. Read more »
Margaret Johnson figured she was simply donating to charity when she spent $20 on 40 raffle tickets during a recent Minnesota Twins baseball game. Read more »
Salt Lake Bees could turn a weird moment into a money maker. Meanwhile, love letter to SLC tells Rock On who won't be next Jazz coach. Read more »
University of Utah alum Stephen Fife and former BYU Cougar Matt Carson were each placed on the disabled list Sunday with different injuries, adding to the growing amount of baseball players with... Read more »
Josh Beckett started talking about throwing a no-hitter in the fourth inning, ignoring traditional superstitions and making his catcher nervous in the process. Read more »
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