Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Banks, the Hall of Fame slugger and two-time MVP with boundless enthusiasm for baseball, died Friday night.

Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014

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Orioles sweep Tigers in ALDS with 2-1 victory

Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and the Baltimore Orioles swept aside Detroit's Cy Young Award winners to hold off the Tigers 2-1 Sunday and reach the AL... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014


Nationals down 2-0 in NLDS after 18-inning loss

Jordan Zimmermann and other Nationals pitchers who had left the longest postseason game in baseball history were watching on TV in the home clubhouse as Washington fell behind San Francisco in the... Read more »

Oct. 5, 2014


Orioles rally past Tigers 7-6, take 2-0 ALDS lead

Down by three runs in the eighth inning, the Baltimore Orioles had every reason to believe they could rally against the Tigers. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014


19 former Bees players dot the Angels' playoff roster

As the Los Angeles Angels hit the field Thursday night for Game 1 in their American League Division series against the Kansas City Royals, there was a certain Bees flavor to the team from L.A. Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014


Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in their AL Division... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2014


Cruz, Hardy HRs carry Orioles past Tigers 12-3

Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy homered, and the Baltimore Orioles hammered out 12 hits in defeating Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers 12-3 Thursday in the opener of their AL... Read more »

Oct. 2, 2014


Just a bit outside: Top 10 worst first pitches of all time

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 »

Oct. 1, 2014


Alec Burks loving the KC Masterpiece moment

Also, Jazz coach Quin Snyder likes what he’s seen from his team so far in camp. Read more »

Oct. 1, 2014


New Harmony: Now pitching for the Angels: Joseph Smith

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 »

Oct. 1, 2014


Twins fire manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons

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 »

Sept. 29, 2014


Utahns in baseball: Former Cougar Jeremy Guthrie propels Royals to first playoffs in 29 years

Former BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie's seven shutout innings Friday was history 29 years in the making. Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014


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 »

Sept. 27, 2014


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 »

Sept. 27, 2014


Utahns in baseball: Former Ute C.J. Cron fighting for a playoff roster spot

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 »

Sept. 21, 2014


5 teams passed on 'young colt' Jeter before Yanks

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 »

Sept. 19, 2014


Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

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 »

Sept. 16, 2014


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 »

Sept. 14, 2014


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 »

Sept. 7, 2014


Diamondbacks fire GM and former BYU pitcher Kevin Towers

The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers in the midst of a third straight disappointing season. Read more »

Sept. 5, 2014


Utahns in baseball: 2014 Olympian, Utah resident Eddy Alvarez off to hot start after promotion

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 »

Aug. 24, 2014


No Mo'ne Davis on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

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 »

Aug. 22, 2014


Impact of season-ending injury to Angels' ace pitcher felt in Salt Lake

Los Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richard's season-ending injury has impacted the Salt Lake Bees. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014


Former Bee, current Angels ace Garrett Richards taken off field with injury

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 »

Aug. 20, 2014


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