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  1. Carlos Zambrano still loves Chicago, fans

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Looking happy and refreshed, former Chicago Cubs controversial pitcher Carlos Zambrano made an appearance at Wrigley Field on Friday, one day before participating in a charity softball event. "Every time I come to Chicago it's good to b...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  2. Orioles use 7-run inning to turn back Twins, add to AL East lead

    J.J. Hardy hit his fourth career grand slam during a seven-run sixth inning, Nelson Cruz connected for his major league-leading 35th home run and Ryan Flaherty also homered, leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 12-8 on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 31, 2014
  3. Mo'ne Davis' Impact Reverberates Far Past Williamsport

    Melissa Isaacson

    Mo'ne Davis' teammates described her as "the mother" of the team, but she'll be remembered for being fierce. For being a leader. And for showing legions of young girls everywhere that they can do anything the boys can do. Only better.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  4. The Reason Mo'ne Davis Is Everywhere? Softball, Believe It Or Not...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Whether they like it or hate it, girls are often rerouted from baseball to softball at a young age. Now, with Mo'ne Davis' success at the Little League World Series, many female baseball pioneers are hoping it's finally time to play hardball.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  5. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  6. MLB - Million Dollar Arm in new golden age of baseball movies

    Jim Caple

    Twenty-five years ago, baseball movies were all the rage. Now, with the release of "Million Dollar Arm," they appear to be back in vogue.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2014
  7. Mike Napoli's 2 HRs help Red Sox bash Yankees again

    Mike Napoli hit two home runs, Jonny Gomes and prized rookie Xander Bogaerts also connected, and the Boston Red Sox kept up their dizzying scoring spree at Yankee Stadium, bashing New York 13-9 Saturday for their fifth straight win.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 07, 2013
  8. 2020 Olympics -- Antonio Castro campaigning to help baseball win ...

    Paula Lavigne

    Antonio Castro is a promoter of a cause. But unlike his famous father, former Cuban president Fidel Castro, he presents himself without fanfare. He is ready to be an ambassador -- all in the name of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  9. Dayan Viciedo's grand slam gives White Sox's Andre Rienzo win

    Dayan Viciedo hit his second career grand slam to highlight a five-run inning for the White Sox, and Andre Rienzo picked up his first career win for Chicago by shutting down the punchless Kansas City Royals in a 5-2 victory Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  10. espnW -- New York-New Jersey Comets' Amanda Kamekona a 'silent as...

    Graham Hays

    Amanda Kamekona is one of the most productive hitters in National Pro Fastpitch, and the sport takes her to stadiums that remind her of a first love -- baseball.

    Story | Conversation | August 02, 2013
  11. Morning Briefing: Harvey Coronation Day

    Adam Rubin

    Kathy Willens/Associated PressMike Piazza and Rickey Henderson fool around during Sunday's celebrity softball game at Citi Field, which will be televised by ESPN tonight after the Home Run Derby.PITTSBURGH FIRST PITCH: Barring a shocking turn of e...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  12. Legends & Celebrity game rosters

    Matt Ehalt

    NEW YORK -- Mets fans Chris Rock and Kevin James will be two of the celebrities that will play in the Taco Bell Legends & Celebrity Softball Game at Citi Field on July 14, according to a press release. The game will be televised at approximately 10:3...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  13. Teaching respect for umps, refs, officials

    Steve Wulf

    Coaches who think it's OK to ride the refs, fans who feel it's cool to yell at officials all the time and the confusion of professional sports with youth sports lead to a breakdown in respect for authority.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2013
  14. Baseball still lacks MLB guarantee for Olympic bid

    Baseball and softball's joint bid for Olympic reinstatement is still lacking a guarantee that major league stars would be available to play ahead of a key presentation to the IOC next month.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  15. Chapman shouldn't be Cy Young candidate

    David Schoenfield

    Not that I have a vote, but if I did, Aroldis Chapman wouldn't be on my Cy Young ballot. Look, his numbers look like a fast-pitch softball pitcher's, only the last time I checked he's not pitching from 43 feet. In 65 innings, he's struck out 115 o...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  16. Roger Clemens talks about comeback with independent team

    Roger Clemens says his reason for returning to baseball with the Sugar Land Skeeters is to have some fun and he "wouldn't even consider thinking that far ahead" to a possible return to the major leagues.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2012