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  1. A memorable encounter with Tony Gwynn

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jerry Crasnick fondly looks back at a discussion with Tony Gwynn about hitting from nearly 20 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2014
  2. Sandberg, HOFers throw out first pitch

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Former Chicago Cubs great Ryne Sandberg joined fellow Hall of Famers Fergie Jenkins, Ernie Banks and Billy Williams in throwing out the first pitch before the home opener against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Sandberg is the manag...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  3. Kevin Frandsen signs with Washington Nationals

    Jerry Crasnick

    Infielder Kevin Frandsen, who declined an outright assignment from the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday, reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year major league contract with the Washington Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  4. Sox set to host Civil Rights Game Saturday

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox will bring racial equality to the forefront this weekend, capped by Saturday's seventh installment of the Civil Rights Game. Started as an exhibition contest in 2007 in a minor league ballpark in Memphis, Saturday ...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  5. Chicago White Sox open to hearing potential trades

    Doug Padilla

    Chicago White Sox manager Kenny Williams is open to considering trades.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2011
  6. Podcast: Morgan's Milton and the AL West

    Eric Karabell

    A good ol' time was had by all on Thursday's Baseball Today podcast, as Keith Law and I went into extra innings on many subjects, including these: 1. Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Nyjer Morgan made news Wednesday night for some interesting reasons....

    Blog | September 08, 2011
  7. Granderson could achieve historic feat

    David Schoenfield

    In major league history, a player has scored 150 or more runs 46 times, topped by Billy Hamilton's 198 for the 1894 Philadelphia Phillies. You can probably guess that the game was a little different back then: Hamilton posted a .521 on-base percentag...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  8. Five minor league pitchers suspended 50 games after testing posit...

    Five minor league pitchers in the Dominican Summer League have been suspended 50 games each after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2011
  9. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Mock Draft, Version 1

    AJ Mass

    AJ Mass recaps the first fantasy baseball mock draft for the 2011 season.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2011
  10. MLB Playoffs 2010: Neither the San Francisco Giants, the Atlanta ...

    Tim Keown

    Smoke, mirrors and a never-give-up attitude brought Bobby Cox's Braves and Tim Lincecum's Giants into the National League playoffs. Think the Phillies are scared? (Neither do we.)

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2010
  11. Baseball team's offseason heats up

    Blair Angulo

    Some offseason notes to pass along: Steve Pearse, who served as UCLA's infield and baserunning coach the last two seasons, accepted the head coaching position at Reedley College late last week. A replacement has not been named. Niko Gallego...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  12. President Obama dons White Sox hat

    Bruce Levine

    WASHINGTON -- A hundred years after President William Howard Taft started a baseball tradition with a low ceremonial first pitch, President Barack Obama went in the other direction Monday, sailing a high, wide toss at the Washington Nationals' home o...

    Blog | April 05, 2010
  13. President Barack Obama's first pitch at Washington Nationals game...

    In front of thousands of fans, President Barack Obama strolled to the pitcher's mound and tossed a baseball to Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, officially launching the team's baseball season.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2010
  14. President Barack Obama to throw out Washington Nationals' ceremon...

    The Nationals say President Barack Obama will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the team's Opening Day game April 5 against the Phillies.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2010
  15. Boston Red Sox celebration of Elijah "Pumpsie" Green as their fir...

    Howard Bryant

    The Red Sox like to celebrate 'Pumpsie' Green, their first black player. On the 50th anniversary of Green's first appearance, Howard Bryant questions the propriety of those celebrations.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2009
  16. Gary Sheffield agent: 'Several teams' have interest

    Gary Sheffield's agent says "several teams" are interested in the slugger.

    Story | Conversation | April 01, 2009