| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
There's no doubt Chicago baseball icons Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas will end up in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The real question is whether the "Big Hurt'' will join "Mad Dog'' at the induction ceremonies in July in Cooperstown, N.Y., or have to wait...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:44 AM
The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, includes former Orioles pitchers Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez and Mike Timlin among the 19 first-time candidates.
Greg Maddux, Tom...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Major League Baseball and the Baseball Hall of Fame are mailing Hall of Fame ballots to more than 600 members of the BBWAA today. The release (below) explains who is eligible and the process. Voting for 2014 induction in Cooperstown, N.Y., must be...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
While the road to Red Sox deliverance from baseball's most pathetic joke in 2012 to its most joyous resurrection in 2013 figures to lead to a wicked celebration in the coming hours, it seems worth pointing out that the road has been paved by a number of...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:03 PM
ST. LOUIS — Clay Buchholz not only has a chance to win a vital World Series game on Sunday night, the lean Red Sox righthander also has the chance to forever change the way so many Red Sox fans view him.
There is no pitching metric to put an exact...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a Umatilla grad, was named Monday as the Brewers nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award.
The award honors Clemente, a 15-time all-star with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who was also known for his humanitarian...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 8:26 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Before Monday's game against the Miami Marlins, players were walking around the Phillies clubhouse wearing T-shirts with a picture of Cliff Lee on it and a caption that said, "But I'm different."
What Lee did Monday in the Phillies'...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Ichiro Suzuki approaches a milestone that probably only two other baseball players, living or dead, have reached. He needs three more hits to reach 4,000, and you can't help but be impressed.
While it's unclear exactly how many hits some warriors...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 5:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It was 9 a.m. on Day 1 of spring training, a day often filled with moaning and groaning about the long weeks ahead that would be packed with monotonous fielding practice, sprints and base running 101.
It took only minutes for Jim...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:25 PM
Maybe Ryan Braun will turn over a new leaf now, like Mark McGwire suggested he would when he told that congressional subcommittee that he would talk to kids about steroids, even if he wouldn't admit using them. Until further notice, however, it's hard...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 7:55 PM
When they were working the system in Boston, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer accumulated 16 additional picks in the first three rounds of the draft over a nine-year run. That helped greatly in building a Red Sox farm system that Curt Schilling called "a player...