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Utahns in baseball: ESPN revisits ex-Ute Tyler Wagner's historic road trip

ESPN revisited Double-A Biloxi's wild 54-game road trip, while C.J. Cron is earning trust from his MLB coaches.

Brad Rock: It's about time baseball is nudged to get moving

Speeding up the game might gain new fans and won't alienate traditional ones. Read more »

April 8, 2015

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Verlander heads to DL officially, Tigers call up Lobstein

Justin Verlander officially went on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, and the Detroit Tigers called up left-hander Kyle Lobstein to take his place in the starting rotation. Read more »

April 8, 2015

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Sports Podcast: A look at the brand new Salt Lake Bees, talking with top prospect Andrew Heaney and more

Carter Williams and Ryan Miller break down all the roster changes as well as adjustments such as a pace of game clock, a humidor to help curb the effects of high elevation in the game and new... Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Play ball! Baseball players in the majors and minors with ties to Utah on opening day

There’s plenty of baseball players with ties to the state of Utah either in the majors or working their way up on opening day. Read more »

April 5, 2015

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Padres obtain Craig Kimbrel, Melvin Upton from Braves in surprise April blockbuster

The San Diego Padres couldn't start the season without yet another blockbuster deal by first-year general manager A.J. Preller. Read more »

April 5, 2015

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Josh Hamilton won't be disciplined under MLB drug program

Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. Read more »

April 3, 2015

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April Fools! The top pranks, hoaxes and hijinks in sports

April Fool's Day is upon us, which means everyone better be prepared for pranks. That includes the world of sports. Read more »

March 31, 2015

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AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set. Read more »

March 31, 2015

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The Big Shift: Infields spin in response to data explosion

Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in an Allentown suburb that Norman Rockwell could have painted. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens each, the video scouts... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Shifty business: It's a dilemma to shift in college game

Coach Eric Valenzuela invested $1,350 into technology to study college hitters and determine whether he might start shifting his infield at tiny Saint Mary's College. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Battered batters refuse to adjust swings to combat shifts

Ryan Howard has heard the suggestions from commentators and fans who say he should drop down bunts or poke the ball into left field a few times to defeat the shift. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Maker of Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson

Over a century of family ownership of Louisville Slugger bats is going ... going ... nearly gone. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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'Ruth, Mantle, Will Ferrell'; Ferrell storms spring training

The star of "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," ''Elf" and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training... Read more »

March 13, 2015

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'Five tool' Will Ferrell on spring training blitz

Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games. Read more »

March 12, 2015

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Will Ferrell to appear in 5 Arizona spring training games

Comedian Will Ferrell will play every position while making appearances at five Arizona spring training games on Thursday. Read more »

March 11, 2015

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Former BYU pitcher and Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie takes 'Sneakerheadz' mainstream

Jeremy Guthrie strode to the table with a television camera trained on him, settling down behind a pair of microphones. His voice clear and his words concise, Guthrie announced in a mock news... Read more »

March 5, 2015

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A-Rod 1 for 2 in return from drug ban as Phils top Yanks 3-1

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez walked from the batter's box to home plate in the bottom of the first inning, eye black smeared across his face, and said hello to Philadelphia catcher... Read more »

March 4, 2015

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Rock On: A little 'Tag on ice

In a sense, former Jazz center is a natural for hockey. Read more »

March 2, 2015

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MLB makes small pace of game changes, passes on bigger steps

Major League Baseball is making some changes to speed up the length of games but it won't implement some of the more radical proposals to make games shorter. Read more »

Feb. 20, 2015

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A-Rod makes vague apology, turns down news conference

Alex Rodriguez issued a five-paragraph handwritten apology "for the mistakes that led to my suspension" on Tuesday without detailing specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015

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Former owner of MLB steroid clinic sentenced to 4 years

The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison. Read more »

Feb. 17, 2015

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Randy Hollis: Colorado Rockies striving to continue building their fan base in Utah

Who do you suppose is the most popular Major League Baseball team in the Beehive State? Possibly the Angels, Dodgers or Giants? Maybe the Yankees, Red Sox or Cubs? Well, the Colorado Rockies would... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2015

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Major League Baseball: Rockies bring their brand to youth clinic in Woods Cross

As part of the 2015 Colorado Rockies Caravan, five members of the major league organization were involved in putting on a youth baseball clinic Tuesday for a small, select group of young ballplayers at the USA Sports House in Woods... Read more »

Jan. 27, 2015

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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope. Read more »

Jan. 24, 2015

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Cactus League spring training season provides a getaway from the winter weather

Cactus League teams will begin spring training in the Phoenix metro area in March for the 2015 season. Fifteen of the 30 Major League Baseball teams train in and around Phoenix in a number of... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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