The first pitch of Major League Baseball Divisional Series will be thrown Thursday night. The ceremonial first pitch in baseball is a grand tradition, but sometimes it doesn't go as well as planned. Read more »
Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder likes what he’s seen from his team so far in camp. Read more »
The baseball playoffs are upon us. And, as you’d expect, Joseph Smith is on the side of the Angels. He knows he shares a name with the Mormon prophet. He just doesn’t know how many... Read more »
The Minnesota Twins fired manager Ron Gardenhire on Monday, ending a 13-season tenure that included at least 92 losses in each of the last four years. Read more »
Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie's seven shutout innings Friday was history 29 years in the making. Read more »
Rocket ride: Salt Lake Bees infielder Shawn O'Malley living out his dream after enduring tumultuous year
Shawn O'Malley went from considering quitting baseball altogether to earning a spot on the Los Angeles Angels' roster. Read more »
Randy Hollis: After a 29-year absence, it's great to see Kansas City Royals return to postseason party
For the first time since 1985, the Kansas City Royals have reached Major League Baseball's postseason, continuing a trend that has also seen long-suffering franchises from Pittsburgh and Baltimore... Read more »
The perfect script. Read more »
The Los Angeles Angels are American League West divisional champs and former Utah slugger C.J. Cron did his part to help the Angels clinch their first division title since 2009. Read more »
The 17-year-old kid from Kalamazoo drew all sorts of raves. But, could anyone back then have projected that Derek Jeter the high schooler would someday become Derek Jeter the future Hall of Famer? Read more »
The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jeremy Guthrie comes up clutch as Royals eye first playoff berth since 1985
After a disappointing start against Detroit on Monday, onetime BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie rebounded nicely Saturday as the Kansas City Royals try to inch closer to their first playoff appearance... Read more »
Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Tyler Wagner shines in debut; BYU alum Jake Hannemann’s club close to title
Former Ute Tyler Wagner was promoted to Double-A Huntsville — just in time to keep the Stars’ postseason hopes alive against Chattanooga in the Southern League championship semifinal... Read more »
The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers in the midst of a third straight disappointing season. Read more »
Eddy Alvarez became a silver medalist speed skater in the 2014 Winter Olympics. Now he's making the most of his opportunities since moving back to baseball after the Winter Games. Read more »
Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of... Read more »
Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richard's season-ending injury has impacted the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was taken off the field on a stretcher with a left knee injury on Wednesday night. Read more »
There has been some criticism of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in blogs and columns. But the summer's viral sensation is about as good as it gets when it comes to fundraising. Read more »
Also, Kyle Whittingham searches high and low to find talent for the Utes. Read more »
Utahns in baseball: BYU alums Taylor Cole, Jaycob Brugman leading their minor league teams as playoffs loom
BYU alums Taylor Cole and Jaycob Brugman had big weeks in helping their respective clubs reach the playoffs, while a former Olympian with Utah ties received his first minor league promotion. Read more »
Win or lose, youngsters from Chicago will leave a lasting impression on the Little League World Series. Read more »
Rob Manfred has been elected baseball's 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January. Read more »
After his baseball career ended in the minors, Wallace Gonzalez is switching to football, catching passes and praise from Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham after two days at the Utes’ fall camp. Read more »
Two-time former Mr. Baseball in Utah Marcus Littlewood extended his hit streak to 11 games with a single on Sunday, while former Ute Tyler Wagner is now 7-0, while holding a 0.52 ERA over his last... Read more »
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