Pirates’ Starling Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs

Pirates’ Starling Marte suspended 80 games for PEDs

NEW YORK — Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star outfielder Starling Marte has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Jordan Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

Jordan Montgomery impresses in debut as Yanks rally past Rays 8-4

NEW YORK — Jordan Montgomery got to Yankee Stadium about four hours before game time, had a few cups of coffee and prepared for his major league...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Former Atlanta Braves player who went missing is found safe

Former Atlanta Braves player who went missing is found safe

ATLANTA — Former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon, who went missing last weekend, has been located, police said Monday.Nixon has been found and ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Tebow homers as Mets’ minor leaguer

Tebow homers as Mets’ minor leaguer

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Of course he did.Tim Tebow hit a home run in his first official at-bat as a New York Mets minor leaguer, a charmed start Thursd...

April 7th, 2017 |  


Ex-Philadelphia slugger Ryan Howard gets minor league deal with Braves

Ex-Philadelphia slugger Ryan Howard gets minor league deal with Braves

NEW YORK — Free agent slugger Ryan Howard has reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves, hoping for another chance to play in the majo...

April 6th, 2017 |  


Archer hancuffs Yankees on opening day

Archer hancuffs Yankees on opening day

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chris Archer pitched seven solid innings and the Tampa Bay Rays won the first game of the new Major League Baseball ...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


MLB 2017 season full of promise

MLB 2017 season full of promise

When Chris Archer throws the first pitch of the 2017 Major League Baseball season on Sunday, he’ll unleash all sorts of possibilities.Can MVP Kr...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Baseball bond: Hazleton Area’s Biasi brothers reunited at Penn State, eye pros

Baseball bond: Hazleton Area’s Biasi brothers reunited at Penn State, eye pros

STATE COLLEGE — They’ve spent most of their baseball lives in the same dugout. At times, Sal and Dante Biasi have pitched on the same moun...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


Closed interstate doesn’t deter Braves fans

Closed interstate doesn’t deter Braves fans

ATLANTA — Widespread warnings about the effect of the collapse of a section of an interstate in Atlanta convinced many fans to arrive early for ...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Baseball’s newest trend: ‘No’ ground balls

Baseball’s newest trend: ‘No’ ground balls

Josh Donaldson and Reggie Jackson stood off to the third base side of the batting cage, a pair of former American League MVPs discussing their craft i...

March 31st, 2017 |