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  1. Former All-Star pitcher Freddy Garcia to pitch for Taiwan's Rhino...

    Former All-Star pitcher Freddy Garcia has joined Taiwan's EDA Rhinos and is set to become the highest-paid player in the local league's history.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  2. Texas Rangers sign Daniel Bard, Armando Galarraga

    Richard Durrett

    The Texas Rangers on Tuesday signed reliever Daniel Bard and added right-handed pitcher Armando Galarraga on a minor-league deal.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  3. Mets interested in Garate, Galarraga

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets have expressed interest in signing left-hander Victor Garate and right-hander Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan journalist Rafael Tejera reports. Tejera adds that both pitchers have offers from Asian ballclubs. Mets contracts would be minor-l...

    Blog | November 27, 2013
  4. Major League Baseball to move ahead with instant replay

    Another baseball tradition is about to largely disappear: a manager, with a crazed look in his eyes, charging the field and getting into a face-to-face shouting match with an umpire.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2013
  5. Armando Galarraga agrees to minor league deal with Cincinnati Red...

    Pitcher Armando Galarraga has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds and will try to win a job at spring training.

    Story | Conversation | February 10, 2013
  6. 2012 NLDS -- Jim Joyce misses call at 1st base in Game 3 of St. L...

    It's another umpiring call that went the St. Louis Cardinals way this postseason.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2012
  7. Umpire Jim Joyce helps save Diamonbacks employee's life

    Umpire Jim Joyce is being credited with taking quick action to help save the life of a food service worker who collapsed of an apparent heart attack at Chase Field.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  8. Houston Astros Armando Galarraga spent season being traded betwee...

    Chris Jones

    In ESPN The Magazine, Chris Jones writes about Armando Galarraga, a Houston Astros starter who knows what it's like to be denied, traded and released.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2012
  9. Houston Astros promote RHP Armando Galarraga with skid at 11

    The Houston Astros have promoted right-hander Armando Galarraga from the minors to start Saturday night against Pittsburgh as they try to stop a team-record-matching 11-game losing streak.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2012
  10. Armando Galarraga, Pat Neshek sign with Baltimore Orioles

    Pitchers Armando Galarraga and Pat Neshek have been signed by the Baltimore Orioles and invited to participate in spring training camp.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2012
  11. Minor-league free agents also out there

    Christina Kahrl

    During Hot Stove season, the majority of attention goes to the major league free agents, of course. But every winter, attention goes to that less-heralded crop of talent dumped into the "free talent" pool, available to the highest bidder: minor-leagu...

    Blog | November 08, 2011
  12. Officials and umpires deserve the benefit of instant replay

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    Instant replay can ease the pain of bad calls, but that isn't the only reason to use it. Here's another: The hard-working officials and umpires making those calls deserve it.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  13. We have a new worst call ever

    David Schoenfield

    Did I stay up until 2 a.m. watching the Pirates-Braves game that ended on the most controversial call since Jim Joyce ruined Armando Galarraga's perfect game? Yes, I did. And it was something. Twitter exploded immediately, with sympathy comi...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  14. Living in an imperfect world

    Doug Glanville

    Just over a year ago, umpire Jim Joyce's missed call cost Armando Galarraga a perfect game. It's a memory that won't soon be forgotten.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2011
  15. Bruce, Bronson highlight May's home runs

    Jay Bruce dialed long-distance like no one else in the big leagues in May, according to ESPN's Home Run Tracker, and Mark Trumbo had the kind of mammoth blast that hadn't been seen in Kansas City in four years. What were some of the other home run od...

    Blog | June 02, 2011
  16. MLB will not let Jim Joyce umpire Armando Galarraga's games

    Amy K. Nelson

    Major League Baseball confirmed that Jim Joyce is not allowed to umpire any series in which Armando Galarraga's team plays, citing the pair's business relationship.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2011