Rockies trade Nolan Arenado to Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to acquire All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies in a trade needing approvals before it can be finalized, a person familiar with the...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hammerin’ Hank Aaron makes final trip to site of 715th homer

ATLANTA — The Hammer made one last trip to the spot where he hit No. 715. After a nearly three-hour funeral service Wednesday that featured two former presidents, a long-time baseball commissioner...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Could more Hall of Fame shutouts be on the horizon?

It could be a while before the Baseball Writers’ Association of America votes anyone new into the Hall of Fame. BBWAA members delivered an empty class in this year’s election, which was announced...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No new members elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

NEW YORK (AP) – The baseball Hall of Fame won’t have any new players in the class of 2021 after voters decided no one had the merits – on-the-field or off – for enshrinement in Cooperstown on this...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Aaron Appreciation: Remembering the Hammer

ATLANTA – If anything, Hank Aaron was underappreciated for much of his unparalleled career. Exiled far from the media spotlight — first in Milwaukee, then in Atlanta — the Hammer went about his...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hank Aaron, baseball’s one-time home run king, dies at 86

ATLANTA – Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark with 755 homers and a legacy as one of baseball’s...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Don Sutton, Dodgers Hall of Fame pitcher, dies at 75

LOS ANGELES – Don Sutton, a Hall of Fame pitcher who was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela, died Tuesday. He was 75. Body...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB suspends political donations after riot

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is suspending all political contributions in the wake of last week’s invasion of the U.S. Capitol by a mob loyal to President Donald Trump, joining a wave of...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mychal Givens, Rockies agree to $4.05M, 1-year contract

DENVER – Right-handed reliver Mychal Givens and the Colorado Rockies agreed Thursday to a $4.05 million, one-year contract. Colorado acquired Givens in a deal with Baltimore on Aug. 30. He allowed...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Senzatela, Rockies agree to $3 million, 1-year contract

DENVER – Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. A right-hander who turns 26 on Jan. 21, Senzatela was 5-3 with...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tommy Lasorda, beloved Hall of Fame Dodgers manager, dies at 93

LOS ANGELES — Growing more and more frail, Tommy Lasorda looked on from a suite at Globe Life Field in Texas, watching as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the World Series in Game 6 against the...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yard Dawgs youth baseball team needs help to get to Cooperstown

Some of the best young baseball players in the Four Corners have a chance to get to the hall of fame. While enshrinement in the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum may be a long reach away,...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

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