Teams, athletes and other sports figures take to social media to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: A look at September call-ups; Cron’s big day; BYU alum Brugman invited to Fall League
One-time Utah prep Christian Colon return to the majors, while two others could join shortly. Meanwhile, C.J. Cron helped Los Angeles in a big way on Friday and Jaycob Brugman will play in the... Read more »
The death of a longtime Braves season-ticket holder raises questions about the planned height of guard rails at their new stadium scheduled to open in 2017. Read more »
Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie understands why he was moved out of the starting rotation, while former Ute Tyler Wagner extended his scoreless streak. Read more »
The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: ESPN revisits ex-Ute Wagner's historic road trip; Cron earning trust from MLB coaches
ESPN revisited Double-A Biloxi's wild 54-game road trip, including Tyler Wagner's call-up in a long form feature. C.J. Cron hit a go-ahead homer in the Angels' 2-1 win on Monday. Read more »
Matt Shoemaker had mixed feelings about returning to Salt Lake City, but is taking his demotion in stride as he looks to get back to the majors and help Los Angeles in its playoff race. Read more »
Royals farmhand and 2014 MLB playoff hero Christian Colon’s tie to Utah was a brief but memorable stint with Taylorsville High, and he's happy to return. Meanwhile, Dixie State product... Read more »
The Los Angeles Angels optioned Matt Shoemaker, who failed to finish the second inning Saturday at Kansas City, to Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday. Read more »
Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. Read more »
Home sweep home. When the Seattle Mariners beat Baltimore 6-5 in 10 innings Tuesday night, it marked the first time in baseball history all 15 home teams won on the same day. Viewing every... Read more »
Also, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is kind of a tweet. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 help Bingham High alum Brady Lail snap that drought. Read more »
No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »
Also, BYU needs spell-check ... but it could have been worse. Read more »
After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Read more »
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 »
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »
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 »
Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
BYU's former bad boy QB laments his days as a Cougar, plus mascot woes and more. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Braden Yardley, a former SUU pitcher, has made a name for himself by fixing gloves of MLB players. Read more »
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 »
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 »
Also, Beware, BYU critics; an ill wind may blow. Read more »
The Oakland Athletics released BYU alum and veteran outfielder Matt Carson on Saturday, making the 33-year-old outfielder a free agent. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Also, Andrei Kirilenko can run, but he can't hide from wife's comments dating to 2006. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
The Major League Baseball draft begins Monday with several prospects from BYU and Utah hoping to hear their names called. Read more »
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 »
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 »
The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create. Read more »
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