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  1. Stanton one of best pure power hitters ever

    David Schoenfield

    The much-anticipated Alex Wood versus Jose Fernandez rematch didn't materialize on Tuesday night, as Fernandez turned in another dominating performance with eight scoreless innings while Wood gave up 10 hits and seven runs. What did materialize was a...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  2. Coaching staff makes more sense now

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Time will tell if the new Chicago Cubs coaching staff will lead the organization to better days, but on the surface, the collection of coaches under new manager Rick Renteria simply makes more sense than the previous staff under Dale Sveum...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  3. Andy, Andy, Andy

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- Making his final career start 20 minutes from his home in Deer Park, Texas, Andy Pettitte finished off a five-hitter by retiring J.D. Martinez with the crowd of 37,199 standing on its feet and many chanting his name at Minute Maid Field on...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  4. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 2, Astros 1

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- Andy Pettitte goes out in style, pitching a complete game, 20 minutes from his home in Deer Park, Texas. WHAT IT MEANS: No. 46 will never pitch again in the majors. PETTITTE'S LAST CALL: For a full report on Pettite's final outing, ...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  5. Andy Pettitte of New York Yankees caps career with complete-game ...

    Andrew Marchand

    Andy Pettitte capped his career with complete game in the Yankees' 2-1 win.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2013
  6. Handicapping the Cubs' coaching staff

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS - With Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum's short-term fate to be determined Monday, what does that mean for his coaching staff? Even if Sveum is dismissed, it's highly doubtful the Cubs would get rid of his entire staff. Handicapping the c...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  7. First Pitch: Pettitte cared as much as you

    Andrew Marchand

    HOUSTON -- Andy Pettitte grew up 20 minutes from Houston. In Deer Park, Texas, Pettitte developed his burning desire to win. Seventeen years ago, YES Network's Jack Curry, then with the New York Times, described a tale from Pettitte's childhood the m...

    Blog | September 28, 2013
  8. Rapid Reaction: Yankees 3, Mariners 1

    Wallace Matthews

    SEATTLE -- Big day for the Pettitte family of Deer Park, Texas. Dad Andy wins an important game and son Josh gets drafted by the Yankees in the 37th round. What it means: That even with King Felix looming in tomorrow's series finale, the Yankees ...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  9. Anthony Rizzo getting back in swing

    Jesse Rogers

    He's back. Or at least he might be. Friday might be the night that Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo looks back on with plenty of meaning. With "75-100" friends and family looking on, Rizzo might have found his swing in Miami. He said as mu...

    Blog | April 26, 2013
  10. Cubs hire Deer as assistant hitting coach

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs hired former major league slugger Rob Deer as assistant hitting coach. Deer will work with the Cubs' current batting instructor James Rowson, who replaced Rudy Jaramillo in June. Deer, 52, has been out of baseball the past fo...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  11. David Freese of St. Louis Cardinals crashes into tree, avoiding d...

    St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese is OK after crashing his SUV while trying to avoid a deer.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2012
  12. Who whiffs, walks and whomps?

    Christina Kahrl

    Taking my own fandom back a ways, there were some guys who were flat-out fun to root for because you could anticipate they'd do one of three things at home plate: homer, whiff or walk. Rob Deer was a paragon of these virtues, doing one of these three...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  13. Chicago White Sox's Adam Dunn may be saved from embarrassing reco...

    Doug Padilla

    Poised to have the lowest batting average ever among players who qualify for a batting title, Adam Dunn's recent relegation to the bench could spare the Chicago White Sox designated hitter that inglorious fate.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2011
  14. MLB warns players of deer-antler spray, report says

    MLB players have been issued a warning over the use of deer-antler spray, a substance administered under the tongue that includes a banned chemical known for its muscle-building and fat-cutting effects, has reported.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2011
  15. Mets take Okla. HS RHP with 2nd pick

    Adam Rubin

    With the 44th overall pick in the draft, which the Mets received for losing Pedro Feliciano as a free agent to the Yankees, the Mets selected 6-foot-2 right-hander Michael Fulmer from Deer Creek High School in Edmund, Okla. Fulmer, 18, has committed ...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  16. Beckett: 'It's Tito's call'

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While it just became public knowledge, Josh Beckett has known for some time his position in the pecking order of the Red Sox rotation. Shoot, Jon Lester said he found out in a text message from Terry Francona while deer hunting ov...

    Blog | March 17, 2011