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After hosting first all-girls baseball tournament, MLB’s gender barrier could be slowly breaking
April 20th, 2017 at 2:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Trailblazer Series hopes to live up to its name as setting a new path for female athletes. Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports An infamous line was broadcast to the world by the young kids in the classic flick "The Sandlot." "You play ball like a girl!" It was...

Five surprise MLB players off to great starts
April 18th, 2017 at 6:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** There are some pretty standard names if you look near the top of the MLB statistical leaderboards two weeks into the season. Bryce Harper, Ryan Braun, Francisco Lindor, and Freddie Freeman are all pretty big stars who have gotten off to good starts. However, there are a few other names...

Getaway Day: Everything good (and bad) for each MLB team this week
April 16th, 2017 at 9:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Major League Baseball continues ease into their marathon 162-game regular season, early storylines are starting to take shape around the league with week two of the season on the books. Bryce Harper appears comfortable in his 2017 revival, while Chris Sale continues to make fast friends in his new...

Clayton Kershaw says he is not eager to face Zack Greinke
April 14th, 2017 at 2:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Apr 8, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) delivers a pitch in the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke were teammates for three seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but they'll...

Three Up, Three Down: Bad teams get off to good starts
April 13th, 2017 at 4:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Angels catcher Carlos Perez (58) celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk-off bunt in the 10th inning to defeat the Texas Rangers on April 11, 2017. The Angels won 6-5 in 10 innings.  Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Welcome to the very first edition of "Three Up,...