Chris Diaz fans six as Miami (Fla.) hands Florida State first loss of year –

NCAA.comTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Nineteenth-ranked Miami handed No. 2 Florida State its first loss of the season Friday night, toppling the previously undefeated Seminoles 3-1 at Dick Howser Stadium. Junior lefthander … Read More

Cleveland Indians John Axford shows he has the stuff to be a closer: Terry Pluto – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerBut he chose Cleveland for the chance to close and the coaching staff to help him revive his career. Not a project. The Indians believe Axford’s horrible start … Read More

Giants willing to share AT&T Park – ESPN

ESPNThe San Francisco Giants are open to temporarily sharing AT&T Park with the Oakland A’s if their cross-bay rivals construct a new stadium, Giants president Larry Baer said Thursday. The … Read More

Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumés – Houston Chronicle

Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumésHouston ChronicleFor the past 13 years, the Houston College Classic has been a who’s who of college baseball. “It’s the premier tournament in … Read More

Super Bowl-winning QB Wilson to suit up for Rangers – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe Texas Rangers will add a player with a championship pedigree to their spring training roster Monday with Super Bowl-champion quarterback Russell Wilson set to join the club in … Read More

With Hamilton hurting, will Angels limp into season again? –

FOXSports.comMike Trout is dominating headlines these days, and he should. He’s 22 years old, the best all-around player in baseball, with second-place MVP finishes in both of his full seasons … Read More

Cleveland Indians announce new initiatives to improve fan experience for 2014 … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerCleveland Indians announce new promotions for 2014 The Cleveland Indians announced a handful of new promotions for fans for the upcoming 2014 baseball season, including a way to … Read More

Justin Bieber Parties with Friends, Actually Remains Sober – The Hollywood Gossip

The Hollywood Gossip“Justin came in wearing a dark gray hoodie, jeans, a baseball cap and had sunglasses on but pulled down and [was] carrying a Styrofoam cup,” the witness says. … Read More

Jameis Winston: It was a ‘thrill’ meeting, playing against Yankees –

CBSSports.comJameis Winston went 0 for 2 and did not pitch in FSU’s loss to the Yankees. (USATSI). The New York Yankees shared the spotlight with Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston … Read More

AJ Pierzynski doesn’t like the new home plate collision rule – Call to the Pen

Call to the PenSep 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter A.J. Pierzynski (12) reacts to hitting a double in the fifth inning of the game against the … Read More

Around baseball: MLB, union approve new collision rule – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchThe E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it’s available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Subscribe. All current subscribers have … Read More

Atlanta Braves 2014 fantasy baseball team preview –

SportingNews.comThis is the latest preview in a series examining the 2014 fantasy baseball outlook of each major league team. Today, a look at the Atlanta Braves. For every MLB team … Read More

Cleveland Browns: Latest Combine News and Rumors – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportIt is the season of eternal sports hope. Baseball spring training is underway and the NFL has the scouting combine in Indianapolis. In the NFL, this is a week … Read More

Growing Support, and Tea From Young Women, Embolden Kiev Street Fighters – New York Times

Growing Support, and Tea From Young Women, Embolden Kiev Street FightersNew York TimesKIEV, Ukraine — The street fighters in Independence Square, kitted out with motorcycle helmets, plywood shields and baseball … Read More

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appeal – San Jose Mercury News

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appealSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — A federal appeals court Thursday granted San Jose’s request for speedy consideration of its claim that … Read More

AP source: Ubaldo Jimenez and Orioles agree to deal – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldIn this Sept. 24, 2013 file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Cleveland. … Read More

No. 13 Miami beats UMaine baseball team Sunday after Heath’s gem on Saturday – Bangor Daily News

Bangor Daily NewsThe University of Maine baseball team committed five errors Sunday afternoon, helping open the door for 13th-ranked Miami’s 11-2 victory in the rubber game of the three-game set … Read More

Atlanta Braves – TeamReport – GlobalPost

GlobalPostThe Atlanta Braves won 96 games a year ago and captured the National League East by 10 games. Yet they find themselves in the same place they were going into … Read More

Major-league baseball notes, Feb. 16 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCraig Kimbrel saw the growing list of young Atlanta players committing to long-term deals and decided he wanted to jump on board. The Braves on Sunday agreed to … Read More

Miami Hurricanes baseball takes series in balanced win over Maine Black Bears –

MiamiHerald.comMeanwhile, Miami’s pitchers continued their superb performances. Sunday it was redshirt sophomore Andy Suarez, who allowed two runs (one earned) on four hits in five innings. He didn’t walk anyone … Read More

Miami Hurricanes baseball wins season opener against Maine in a walk –

MiamiHerald.comIt didn’t take long for the Miami Hurricanes to assert their dominance at the plate Friday in the season opener at Alex Rodriguez Park — bases-on-balls dominance. Except for a … Read More

Pressing Questions: The Los Angeles Dodgers – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)We continue our series of MLB fantasy previews, wherein we consider 4-5 key questions surrounding each team. Baseball is coming, gamers. Pitchers and catchers report soon. Fantasy owners … Read More

Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez don’t compare – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeIt is a bonus for baseball fans that Derek Jeter’s final season as a New York Yankee will be one that Alex Rodriguez spends in baseball banishment. Jeter will … Read More

Former White Sox manager Jim Fregosi suffers stroke – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesFILE – In this Nov. 12, 2013, file photo, Atlanta Braves scout Jim Fregosi talks in the hallway at the annual baseball general managers meeting in Orlando, Fla. Fregosi … Read More

There will never be a Yankee that mattered more than Derek Jeter – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsIn so many ways, there has not been a Yankee who mattered more to the Yankees than Derek Jeter, not since Babe Ruth. This does not make … Read More

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