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  1. Rusney Castillo has good company at Fenway South in Goose Gregson...

    Gordon Edes

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rusney Castillo might have been welcomed to the United States by celebrity rapper Jay Z, but leave it to El Ganso to help make the Cuban outfielder feel at home. "El Ganso" is Spanish for Goose, the nickname going on 40 yea...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  2. Los Angeles Dodgers to wear second alternate road jersey

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will wear a second alternate road jersey this season with the team's nickname on it.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  3. Matt Cain threw perfect game and, surprise, Brian Runge was there...

    Buster Olney

    Umpire Brian Runge worked third base for Matt Cain's perfect game, and it's almost becoming comical now -- Runge has worked three no-hitters this season. As Buster Olney writes, his team has earned a new nickname.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  4. John Lannan homers, pitches Nats past Dodgers

    John Lannan hit his first major league home run and Jerry Hairston Jr. broke the game open with a ninth-inning grand slam to help the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Friday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 22, 2011
  5. K-Rod works third straight day

    Ian Begley

    Maybe it's time to give Francisco Rodriguez a new nickname. Forget K-Rod. How about Every Day-Rod? Francisco Rodriguez Relief Pitcher New York Mets Profile 2011 Season Stats GM W L BB K ERA 15 1 0 10 19 ...

    Blog | May 08, 2011
  6. MLB: Seattle loves King Felix, but Michael Pineda may get his own...

    Buster Olney

    Seattle hasn't seen a young pitcher dominate so early in his career in, well -- it really has been just a few years. It was Felix Hernandez, and now it's Michael Pineda, who is developing for the M's far faster than many realized.

    Blog | Conversation | April 29, 2011
  7. Coors Field, Petco Park top list of hitter- and pitcher-friendly ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft analyzes the effect every Major League ballpark has on the offense, paying special attention to the newest parks in the league.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  8. Former major league manager Bobby "Mr. Baseball" Bragan dies

    Richard Durrett

    Bobby Bragan, a former major league manager dubbed "Mr. Baseball" for his decades of dedication to the game, has died.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  9. Governor wants to keep teams in Florida for spring training

    Gov. Charlie Crist called on Mr. October to help keep baseball in Florida each February and March.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2008
  10. Around the Grapefruit League

    Around the Grapefruit League.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2007
  11. Veteran RHP Orel Hershiser opts for retirement

    SAN DIEGO (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today opted for retirement, nine days after his unceremonious release from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hershiser, 41, was planning to have a news conf...

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2000
  12. Veteran RHP Orel Hershiser opts for retirement

    SAN DIEGO (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today opted for retirement, nine days after his unceremonious release from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Hershiser, 41, announced his decision during th...

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2000
  13. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000
  14. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000
  15. Dodgers waive Orel Hershiser; veteran RHP will mull options

    LOS ANGELES (Ticker) -- Orel Hershiser, whose tenacity on the mound earned him the nickname "Bulldog," today was waived by the Los Angeles Dodgers, less than 24 hours after one of the worst starts of his 18-year career. Hershiser, 41, holds the maj...

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2000