| Sep 8, 2012
| 10:43 PM
The Orioles' 5-4 win over the Yankees Saturday night had its share of controversy until the final out.
While the story of the night was the loss of right fielder Nick Markakis for the rest of the regular season -- at least six weeks -- with a broken left...
| May 30, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Hours after surgeons gave him a new heart, Colby Salerno woke up and spoke to his parents and sisters, who surrounded his bed.
"When the breathing tube came out, you know what his first words were? 'I want to make my donor proud,'" Kelly Salerno said...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Curtis Granderson drove in three runs, Derek Jeter had two hits and Phil Hughes pitched six innings to win his fourth straight start, and the New York Yankees won their seventh game in a row, beating the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday night.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Yankees manager Joe Girardi had to be talking to himself on Friday night after an apparent double down the left field line by Eduardo Nunez in the fifth inning caromed off the knee of third base umpire Jerry Meals and bounded right to shortstop Ben...
| Sep 16, 2012
| 4:38 PM
— Joe Girardi sat there Sunday at Yankee Stadium, rubbing his head, considering Eduardo Nunez, considering Derek Jeter, considering Rafael Soriano's 40 saves after Mariano Rivera was lost. And then the Yankees manager, who doesn't smile enough,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:51 PM
Had a nice chat today with Meredith Marakovits for a column in tomorrow's print version of The Morning Call.
Marakovits, a Central Catholic graduate, is in her first season as the clubhouse reporter for the Yankees on the YES Network and really seems...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 8:01 PM
At the end of a 162-game, six-month grind like the major league baseball season, some people might be looking forward to the finish line.
Not Meredith Marakovits.
Marakovits, the Northampton native and Central Catholic graduate, is completing her...
| Jul 28, 2012
Ichiro didn't get it the first time. After he had been traded by the Mariners earlier in the week, visiting Yankee fans at Safeco Field began their familiar Roll Call.
The chants of each player's name by the Bleacher Creatures at Yankee Stadium are...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 1:57 PM
No one is expecting the Miami Marlins to break everything down and try to rebuild again slowly, as they did in 2006.
However, just in case some in their front office are tempted to do just that, Dan Uggla has a word of caution.
Uggla, now playing second...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
NEW YORK - Jason Marquis' homecoming meant even more thanks to the 7-year-old girl who was there to see it.
Marquis won his Minnesota debut with his healthy daughter in attendance and Justin Morneau hit two mammoth homers, sending the Twins to a 6-5...