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  1. 2014 World Series -- Kansas City Royals think San Francisco Giant...

    When it comes to the Royals' running game, Kansas City manager Ned Yost thinks the San Francisco Giants are being sticks in the mud.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2014
  2. Meet Nicole McFadyen, Ruler Of The Orioles Roost

    Dan Friedell

    When the Orioles and Tigers take the field Thursday, they'll jump over baselines, logos and dirt carefully maintained by Orioles groundskeeper Nicole McFadyen, one of only two female head groundskeepers in MLB and one of the few in all of pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  3. Jeter leaves with hit and 9-5 win over Red Sox

    Jeter leaves with hit and 9-5 win over Red Sox

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 28, 2014
  4. Benches empty after Madison Bumgarner hits Yasiel Puig with pitch...

    Mark Saxon

    Benches emptied in the first inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers' 4-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night after Madison Bumgarner hit Yasiel Puig with a pitch on the left ankle.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  5. Fernando Rodney walks in eventual winning run for A's in 10th inn...

    Jed Lowrie drew a bases-loaded walk with two outs in the 10th inning to force in the tiebreaking run and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 13, 2014
  6. Did Ventura meltdown inspire change?

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Sometimes a child-like temper tantrum is just what is needed to get your point heard. Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura pulled off a dirt-kicking meltdown the past month that might have been extremely influential in a likely chang...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  7. Ventura fined for dirt-kicking incident

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura was fined an undisclosed amount for his on-field tirade Wednesday at San Francisco when he argued with crew chief Fieldin Culbreth and kicked dirt on home plate. Ventura was upset that a call was ...

    Blog | August 17, 2014
  8. Kershaw gets through seven the hard way

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- At one point as he was warming up in the bullpen about 10 minutes before the first pitch of a highly anticipated game, Clayton Kershaw threw a breaking ball in the dirt. After catcher A.J. Ellis chucked the ball back to him, Kershaw fl...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  9. Braves stress the importance of defense

    Anna McDonald

    ST. LOUIS -- Andrelton Simmons' eyes tell him everything. He stands where the infield dirt meets the outfield grass. He prepares, knowing where each batter tends to hit the ball. He anticipates where the swing and the pitch will intersect, yet he say...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  10. How Hanley Ramirez spoiled perfection

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Corey Dickerson took a late, awkward hack and topped the ball into the dirt just in front of the plate. It took a second, softer hop 15 feet past the pitcher's mound and about five feet from the infield grass. Shortstop Hanley Ramir...

    Blog | June 19, 2014
  11. Emilio Bonifacio of Chicago Cubs exits early with right rib cage ...

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Emilio Bonifacio left Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after grounding out to shortstop to lead off the game.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  12. Dodgers stick with formula, flub equation

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw threw a nasty slider in the dirt, it skipped through Drew Butera's legs and the winning run scored. With two runners on base, Andre Ethier scalded a low line drive and it went right to shortstop Zack Cozart, who caug...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  13. MLB - Five most shift-proof hitters

    Jayson Stark

    These five hitters are quite adept at hitting 'em where they ain't. Meet baseball's most shift-proof hitters.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  14. White Sox give Jeter bench, dirt, money

    Andrew Marchand

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox gave Derek Jeter a miniature Yankees bench made out of bats, balls and bases, some U.S. Cellular Field shortstop dirt in a glass container with legendary shortstops' names on it and a $5,000 check made out to Jeter's ...

    Blog | May 25, 2014
  15. Napoli excelling at 1B with more experience

    Gordon Edes

    The fastest man in baseball had just laid down a perfect bunt that hugged the dirt along the foul line, the runner a red blur headed toward first base. In a split second, Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli had to decide whether to field the ball or le...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  16. Phillies rally for 6-5 win over Arizona

    Phillies rally for 6-5 win over Arizona

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 26, 2014