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Tulo-led Blue Jays avoid ALDS elimination, beat Texas 5-1

Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs, including a three-run homer for his first hit this postseason, and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided elimination in the AL Division Series with a 5-1 win over the... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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Torre to review Utley's slide for possible discipline

Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre will review the controversial slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley into New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada for possible disciplinary... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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Garcia out early, Cubs beat Cardinals 6-3 to even NLDS

Jaime Garcia wasn't feeling well, and he pitched like it. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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MLB postseason roundup: DeGrom outduels Kershaw as Mets beat Dodgers; Rangers earn 2-0 series edge on Toronto

Jacob deGrom struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in his postseason debut and Daniel Murphy homered off a star-crossed Clayton Kershaw to help the New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2015

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Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game

PITTSBURGH — These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2015

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Keuchel, Astros beat Yankees in AL wild-card game

Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds and the Yankees once again. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2015

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Yankees' CC Sabathia to enter alcohol rehab center, miss playoffs

CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehab center and will miss the postseason, a setback to the Yankees pitching staff the day before the team's opening playoff game. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Morning links: Utes in the playoff?; Andre Miller a mentor in Minnesota; Ex-Cougar Guthrie reflects on Oregon shooting

National analysts continue to praise Utah; ex-Runnin' Ute point guard featured; former BYU pitcher discusses tragedy in hometown. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Could Guthrie be left off playoff roster?

One-time BYU pitcher and Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie may very well miss the cut on Kansas City’s playoff roster as the postseason begins this week. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Max Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets

Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2015

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Hollis: Utah Jazz preseason is already here, but what's the rush?

Is the start of the Utah Jazz season getting here way too soon? With high school, college and pro football in full swing, and the Major League Baseball playoffs just around the corner, it seems... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah's Wagner struggles in return to majors; Cron helps keep Angels' postseason dreams alive

Former Ute Tyler Wagner received the call back to Milwaukee following a successful minor league season, while former Ute C.J. Cron homered twice over the weekend as Los Angeles aims to keep pace in... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2015

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Mets clinch 1st playoff spot since '06 by beating Reds 10-2

Thousands of Mets fans chanted David Wright's name as he wrapped up an on-field interview and headed back toward the sloshy clubhouse. He paused to wave and soak in the moment. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015

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It's complicated, but Blue Jays finally end MLB's longest playoff drought

The Toronto Blue Jays ended baseball's longest playoff drought Friday night without even knowing about it. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015

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Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Brugman, Utah alum Wagner come up clutch in MiLB postseason

Former BYU outfielder Jaycob Brugman hit four postseason home runs to help Midland win the Texas League title, while former Ute Tyler Wagner’s strong start Saturday put Biloxi on the brink of... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah native and former Utes pitcher Watrous eager to get pro career running

Former Utah, Riverton High pitcher and 2014 eighth round pick of the San Diego Padres Mitch Watrous' career has been hampered with a bothersome shoulder. Finally healthy, he's ready to show the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2015

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#NeverForget: Sports teams and players reflect on 9/11/01

Teams, athletes and other sports figures take to social media to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2015

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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 »

Sept. 6, 2015

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Fan's death at Braves game raises stadium safety questions

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 »

Aug. 31, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Guthrie understands move to bullpen; Wagner extends scoreless streak

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 »

Aug. 30, 2015

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Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers

The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year. Read more »

Aug. 28, 2015

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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 »

Aug. 23, 2015

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Struggling Matt Shoemaker understands demotion, has mixed emotions returning to Salt Lake Bees

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 »

Aug. 18, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Christian Colon relishes return to Utah; Kintzler optioned to Triple-A

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 »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Angels option Shoemaker to Bees after bad outing

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 »

Aug. 16, 2015

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Hisashi Iwakuma tosses no-hitter in Seattle's 3-0 win over Orioles

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 »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Home teams win all 15 games for 1st time in MLB history

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 »

Aug. 12, 2015

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Rock On: Utes have the real Diel

Also, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is kind of a tweet. Read more »

Aug. 3, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Former Ute Morin plays walk-off hero; Wagner throws near no-no

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 »

Aug. 2, 2015

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Elder Maynes throws first pitch, commends San Diego Padres for community service

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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 »

July 31, 2015

Doug Robinson: Former SLC engineer gets paid by MLB to do that?!

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 »

July 30, 2015

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One mistake turned Utah native and current Yankees prospect Brady Lail’s season into a gem

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 »

July 29, 2015

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California independent teams to have computer call balls and strikes

No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. Read more »

July 29, 2015

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Rock On: Jazz hire a film classic (sort of)

Also, BYU needs spell-check ... but it could have been worse. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Rockies trade shortstop Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays

After all that speculation the past couple of years, the Colorado Rockies finally traded Troy Tulowitzki. Read more »

July 28, 2015

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Brad Rock: Faith helped infamous former MLB player Bill Buckner find his peace

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 »

July 27, 2015

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Baseball Hall of Fame

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Read more »

July 26, 2015

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Phillies' Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

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 »

July 25, 2015

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Rock On: AARP goes Eastwood on Tiger

Also, Ogden pitcher hits a homer and strikes out in the same day. Read more »

July 20, 2015

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Brad Rock: Orem Owlz get a lesson in the risky business of minor league marketing

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 »

July 17, 2015

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Trout hits leadoff HR, wins MVP as AL All-Stars top NL 6-3

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 »

July 15, 2015

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Reds' Todd Frazier wins All-Star Derby in home park

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 »

July 13, 2015

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Rock On: McMahon still miffed, Diddy or Diddy not and Bob the Shark

BYU's former bad boy QB laments his days as a Cougar, plus mascot woes and more. Read more »

July 13, 2015

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Trout, Harper, plenty of fresh faces highlight All-Star Game

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 »

July 13, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Cron stays red-hot; former Olympian hits late-inning go-ahead double

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 »

July 12, 2015

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Former SUU baseball player refurbishing mitts for MLB players, Snoop Dogg

Braden Yardley, a former SUU pitcher, has made a name for himself by fixing gloves of MLB players. Read more »

July 12, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Taylor Cole and ex-Ute C.J. Cron provide holiday fireworks

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 »

July 5, 2015

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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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