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  1. Signs point to Jose Abreu being a star slugger right away - MLB

    Jared Cross

    Jared Cross explains why Jose Abreu is a good bet to lead the league in home runs.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  2. Yearbook, Oct. 18: Reggie Jackson, for three

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 18, 1977: It was 35 years ago today that Reggie Jackson did what only Babe Ruth had done previously: hit three home runs in a World Series game. Jackson did it in just three pitches, though, after walking in his first at-bat of the decisive G...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  3. Travis Pastrana inducted into Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fam...

    Colin Bane

    Numerous X Games medals later, Travis Pastrana gets recognized by his home state.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011
  4. Why have so few great sluggers played with Los Angeles Dodgers or...

    Mark Saxon and Tony Jackson

    Why have so few great sluggers played in Los Angeles or Anaheim?

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  5. Replacing superstars through history

    The Common Man

    Albert Pujols reportedly turned down the Cards' last offer and we're almost at his Wednesday deadline. Which suggests to me that there's a very real possibility that, at this time next year, we're going to be wondering what the Cardinals are going to...

    Blog | February 14, 2011
  6. Kirk Gibson's historic bat sells for more than $500K

    The bat Kirk Gibson used for his historic home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1988 World Series sold for $575,912.40 early Sunday in SCP Auctions' October/November auction.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2010
  7. MLB: Pete Rose, Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb and the Hall of Fame's blurr...

    Buster Olney

    "Character" and "sportsmanship" matter in Hall of Fame voting -- except when they don't. Cheating, betting and doping did not disqualify past players from the Hall, so why are Pete Rose and players from the steroids era held to a different standard?

    Blog | Conversation | September 12, 2010
  8. Jim Thome as a modern Babe Ruth

    The habit of trying to grind through the daily rigors of each season has been ingrained in Jim Thome. But in 2009, a fight with a foot problem had worn on him, affecting his ability to lean back on his left leg in his batting stance. "It was what I...

    Blog | September 05, 2010
  9. Alex Rodriguez is about to hit his 600th home run, but the steroi...

    Roy S. Johnson

    That 600th home run we keep hearing about? The one that puts A-Rod into very select company? Should be a big deal, right? But one writer isn't feeling it. Here's why.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2010
  10. Giants roll, but 'ghost' of Babe getting to Bonds

    San Francisco 10, Houston 1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 15, 2006
  11. Bonds' homerless streak grows to six games

    Barry Bonds' homerless stretch reached six games Sunday and he remained stalled at 713 and one from tying Babe Ruth as the Giants concluded a seven-game homestand with a 6-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 14, 2006
  12. Giants rally past Angels; Bonds goes 0-for-3

    Barry Bonds spent another day stuck at 713 and one behind Babe Ruth for second place on the career list, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout Saturday in the Giants' 6-5 comeback win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 13, 2006
  13. LA Dodgers (18-18) at San Francisco (17-19) 4:05 pm EDT

    LA Dodgers (18-18) at San Francisco (17-19) 4:05 pm EDT

    Preview | May 13, 2006
  14. Bonds goes hitless as Dodgers upend Giants

    Barry Bonds is still sitting at 713 home runs, one shy of tying Babe Ruth for second place on the career list after the Giants' 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 12, 2006
  15. LA Dodgers (17-18) at San Francisco (17-18) 10:15 pm EDT

    LA Dodgers (17-18) at San Francisco (17-18) 10:15 pm EDT

    Preview | May 12, 2006
  16. Bonds stuck on 713; Giants rough up Marshall, Cubs

    Barry Bonds remained one home run shy of Babe Ruth's 714, going 0-for-3 with two walks that keyed a pair of rallies in the Giants' 9-3 victory over the Cubs.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 11, 2006