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OFF THE MATT!: Matt Carpenter Thought Long and Hard about the Changes He Would Need to Make to Regain His Swing. The answer: NONE. Goold, Derrick Nov 1, 2018 1941
The Legend of Tommy Lasorda, His Friend Frank and, oh yes, Me. Cerrone, Rick Editorial Nov 1, 2018 1152
A Whole New Ballgame: Seventy-five years ago, when many pro baseball players went off to war, female ballplayers stepped up to the plate. Bubar, Joe May 14, 2018 4082
UNDER PRESSU: What players think during challenging game situations. Footer, Alyson Jan 1, 2018 1656
Sounds of the Game: Former players recall the blast of the ball off the bat, the noise of a certain pitch and the oncoming rush of baserunners. Kuenster, Bob Jan 1, 2018 4433
SALE-ING TO SUCCESS: Upon joining the Red Sox to become the staff ace, Chris Sale delivered with a 17-8 record, 2.90 ERA and 308 strikeouts. Drellich, Evan Nov 1, 2017 1688
Lineup protection--does it exist? Guarding a team's best hitter with batters who will allow him to face quality pitch offering from an opponent is logical, but some indicate it doesn't really work. Laurila, David Sep 1, 2017 1537
Darvish named to team at All-Star baseball classic. Brief article Jul 14, 2017 199
The game i'll never forget. Rozner, Barry Jul 1, 2017 2466
Powerball: slugger mark Trumbo's preseason adjustments as a hitter in 2016 had him concentrating on his ability to hit for power, and it paid huge dividends as he led the majors with 47 home runs. Worgo, Tom Jan 1, 2017 1756
Hitting slumps are psychological battles for hitters. Kuenster, Bob Jul 1, 2016 2219
Where are they now? Homebody Tony Cloninger reflects on his pitching career and the magical day he drilled two grand slams and drove in nine runs for the Braves. Heimimiiuger, Thom Jul 1, 2016 2054
The Georgia Peach, in many ways, was just that. Leerhsen, Charles May 1, 2016 3147
New team rivalries grow, but historical feuds are the best in MLB. Kuenster, Bob May 1, 2016 2562
Powerful return: Prince Fielder overcame neck surgery in 2014 to help guide Texas to a division title. Sullivan, T.R. Jan 1, 2016 2477
Pete Rose's World Series appearances: all-time hit king's winning attitude helped guide his teams to six pennants and three world series titles. Katz, Jeff Sep 1, 2015 3736
Johnny Cueto: makes big comeback splash with reds: after missing most of 2013 with a lat strain in his pitching arm, Cincinnati right-hander put up career-high marks with 20 wins, 242 strikeouts and a 2.25 ERA. Fay, John Jan 1, 2015 2311
Dynamic Duo: lefty clayton kershaw and right-hander zack greinke form the major's top lefty-right tandem. Kuenster, Bob Sep 1, 2014 1137
Putting it all together: Orioles center fielder is an All-Star on the field while his work outside the game makes him a complete player. Worgo, Tom Sep 1, 2014 2068
Where are they now: former Oakland captain Sal Bando recalls famous A's dynasty. O'loughlin, Joe Sep 1, 2014 1785
Batter up! (And we don't mean cookies). Jul 25, 2014 702
In the strike zone: a former pitcher is throwing a curveball at the minor leagues' poverty-level wages. Gordon, Ian Jul 1, 2014 1078
King Felix: mariners ace Felix Hernandez remains determined to help bring Seattle a championship and will do whatever it takes to reach that goal. Stone, Larry Jul 1, 2014 1712
'Nobody's a mistake': strawberry seeks to convey the positive messages he rarely heard in treatment. Enos, Gary A. May 1, 2014 909
Focus on the next pitch: the count matters, but hitters should be looking ahead. Leyritz, Jim Mar 1, 2014 988
The game I'll never forget: first game after 9/11 in 2001 had a profound impact on former all-star's career. Piazza, Mike Nov 1, 2013 1951
The game I'll never forget: walkoff homer in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series is an everlasting memory for former slugger. Gibson, Kirk Sep 1, 2013 2353
Why Ryan Braun Reminds Us of Lance Armstrong. Brown, Maury Aug 23, 2013 920
Todd Peterson: high school right-hander has reached the 90-mph plateau with his fastball at age 15. Henninger, Thom May 1, 2013 592
Turn back the clock: Sid Bream recalls his memorable series-clinching run that secured the 1992 N.L. pennant over the Pirates. O'Loughlin, Joe Jan 1, 2013 1817
Players' memories of hitting a home run in first big league at-bat. Kuenster, Bob Nov 1, 2012 2456
Prospects on the rise: Alex Jackson and Brady Aiken rank high among elite prep school players. Henninger, Thom Nov 1, 2012 1579
Under pressure: what players thought when performing in stressful situations. Kuenster, John Jul 1, 2012 1499
Lip service. Lubinger, Bill Jul 1, 2012 507
Tigers' Miguel Cabrera: hitting with honors. Henning, Lynn Jul 1, 2012 1221
Baseball's Foul Past Returns. Ephross, Peter May 4, 2012 1038
A monument to Musial: the history of a statue. Stanton, Joseph Essay Mar 22, 2012 6612
Orthodox School Messed With in Texas. Tracy, Marc Feb 28, 2012 469
Clear your mind to clear the way: mental preparation. Tilman, Travis S.; Ravizza, Ken; Statler, Traci Sep 1, 2011 1990
Shawn Green, BuJew. Tracy, Marc Brief article Jun 6, 2011 313
Breaking Down the Jorge Posada Dispute with the Yankees. Brown, Maury May 15, 2011 905
End of the season: tough-luck ballplayer in the Diamond Bluff Tavern. Mar 22, 2011 892
Double plays: both of Tony Fernandez's childhood wishes have come true. Faiz, Andrew Column Jun 1, 2010 644
Interview: Shonda and Curt Schilling on Asperger's Syndrome. Brown, Maury Brief article Apr 1, 2010 350
Could the Yankees Offer a Minority Ownership Deal to Derek Jeter? Brown, Maury Mar 27, 2010 823
Victor Conte: "I respect Mark McGwire for finally coming forward and telling the truth". Brown, Maury Brief article Jan 11, 2010 342
Complicated shadows: Ty Cobb and the public imagination. Klinetobe, Charles; Bullock, Steve Report Sep 22, 2009 6985
A legacy of leadership: a tireless leader, volunteer and scholar, Kenneth Avila's impact goes beyond the baseball field. Rogers, Ibram May 28, 2009 656
She got game: more girls than ever are playing high school sports, but getting onto the baseball diamond can still be a challenge. Hyman, Mark Apr 20, 2009 689
Showing up to work: Cal Ripken Jr. committed to being better at his craft. Every day. For two decades. Yaeger, Don Apr 1, 2009 1862
Of pig chasers. Dunaway, Vic Mar 1, 2009 517
Henderson, Rice await Hall of Fame induction. Bloom, Barry M. Mar 1, 2009 1248
Stories in Washington Baseball History. Sarnoff, Gary Jan 1, 2009 2098
Memories of Yankee Stadium: players recall special events at the House That Ruth Built, a ballpark that opened in 1923 and was home to some of baseball's greatest stars. Post, Paul; Lucas, Ed Oct 1, 2008 2019
Diamond quotes. Sep 22, 2008 401
Baseball and dissent: the Vietnam experience. Briley, Ron Sep 22, 2008 6833
Stan the man has never lost his love of the game. Kuenster, John Jul 1, 2008 1272
Strange injuries have plagued players and teams: from violent sneezes to crazy off-field antics, many major leaguers have suffered unusual mishaps. Vass, George May 1, 2008 3345
Ted Williams's "most embarrassing" moment. Nowlin, Bill Jan 1, 2008 449
Players recall their most memorable World Series moments. Kuenster, John Oct 1, 2007 2754
The game I'll never forget by Rick Manning: former Cleveland center fielder recalls perfect no-hitter pitched by teammate Len Barker in 1981. McMurray, John Photograph Oct 1, 2007 1385
On historical grounds: the Expos emerge. Kates, Maxwell Sep 22, 2007 6057
John Maine: coming of age as a starter for mets. Herzog, Bob Sep 1, 2007 408
Don Sutton--a hall of famer who took pride in doing his job. McMurray, John Aug 1, 2007 2440
Jack Cust--powering his way to the majors. Melllinger, Sam Aug 1, 2007 577
Quotes from around baseball. Brief article Jul 1, 2007 101
Baseball and briar. Harris, Bruce Essay Jan 1, 2007 3491
Florida's Miguel Cabrera: patience at the plate has helped him develop into an all-around hitter. Rodriguez, Juan C. Dec 1, 2006 1195
Joe Mauer: twins' catcher takes his rise to stardom in stride: Minnesota's young left-handed hitter has a refreshing approach to the game, how he plays it and his views on his accomplishments. Thesier, Kelly Nov 1, 2006 2569
Chris Chambliss recalls his pennant-winning homer in 1976: after one of the greatest blasts in club history Yankee first baseman wishes he could have enjoyed the moment on the field with teammates. Post, Paul Oct 1, 2006 1651
Bernie Williams: an instrumental leader in the Yankees' post-season success: he's had some ups and downs offensively in the playoffs, but his hustle and leadership make him special. McMurray, John Oct 1, 2006 747
Brandon Webb takes on the role as Diamondbacks No. 1 starter; after the departure of Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling, young right-hander stepped in to fill the void as rotation's top pitcher. Berlinicke, Jeff Oct 1, 2006 1337
Some fathers who helped mold their sons into big leaguers: four Oakland A's had added guidance into their careers as professional baseball players by their ex-big leagues dads. Hayes, Neil Sep 1, 2006 846
7th inning stretch: hits per game career leaders. White, Paul Sep 1, 2006 492
Mets have the right stuff with Wright at third: emergence of young infielder promises to solidify franchise's need for a consistent performer at the hot corner. White, Paul Jul 1, 2006 1195
Gossage: pitchers need to throw inside. Renck, Troy E. Jun 1, 2006 325
Baseball profile: David Ortiz--Boston Red Sox. Sorci, Rick Mar 1, 2006 548
My life in baseball: the forgotten manuscript of a big league legend who preceded Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth as the National Pastime's first 20th-century superstar gives a fascinating glimpse of what life was like around the grand old game during its early years. Wagner, Honus Excerpt Mar 1, 2006 2341
Former pitcher Bob Hendley recalls his date with fame; more than 40 years have passed since right-hander came close to pitching a no-hitter against LA when Sandy Koufax hurled a perfect game. Ramati, Phillip Dec 1, 2005 3341
Major League Baseball's lesbian connection. Voo, Jocelyn Brief article Oct 1, 2005 271
Base stealing: a vital offensive weapon is finding its way back into prominence among big league speedsters. Holton, Avery Sep 1, 2005 1188
Lance Berkman--Houston Astros. Sorcl, Rick Aug 1, 2005 724
Richie Sexson: standing tall in Seattle: Mariners slugger is back from serious injury and ready to do "whatever it takes" to return to his 40-homer status. Miller, Ted Jul 1, 2005 2070
Orioles' Brian Roberts: hard work pays off: Baltimore second baseman continues to improve and put up all-star numbers due to successful training program. Zrebiec, Jeff Jul 1, 2005 1482
Chet Lemon recalls his big league career: former center fielder's 16-year tour in the majors with the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers produced a record-setting defensive mark, productive seasons with the bat and a World Series title in 1984. Ballantini, Brett Jan 1, 2005 2311
What I learned about hitting from Ted Williams. Bethel, Dell Jan 1, 2005 2367
Stealing home: a lost art in major league baseball: swiping a run was once a common offensive tool that created excitement for fans, but today it is rarity. Vass, George Sep 1, 2004 3815
Baseball profile: Rocco Baldelli--Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Sorci, Rick Interview Sep 1, 2004 709
Pitchers' body language can tip off batters: some moundsmen's movements allow hitters to determine what type of offering is being thrown. Bloom, Barry Sep 1, 2004 1139
My childhood hero: as selected by former major league stars. Idelson, Jeff Sep 1, 2004 2797
Q & A with Robin Yount. Mitchell, Fred Interview Sep 1, 2004 453
A ballpark to remember ... Masin, Herman L. Sep 1, 2004 419
Coaches' corner. Mar 1, 2004 605
Mariners relate each position's toughest plays: Seattle defenders discuss some of the most difficult fielding maneuvers in baseball. Andriesen, David Dec 1, 2003 1287
For the love of a pennant race: players and fans alike enjoy the special feeling of being caught up in the chase for a championship. Stone, Larry Nov 1, 2003 3029
Baseball profile: Moises Alou--Chicago Cubs. Sorci, Rick Interview Oct 1, 2003 490
Barry Bonds' swing: makes him the most feared hitter in the game. Johnson, Chuck Sep 1, 2003 1245
Sparkplugs: players who make a difference: major league history features many players who have limited abilities but become valuable contributors through gritty play and never-say-die attitudes. Vass, George May 1, 2003 3471
Koufax strikes out: the legendary left-hander's reaction to gossip is another reminder of how homophobia still dominates the pro sports world. (Sports). Apr 1, 2003 399
Major league prospects for 2003: some rookies who could make a crucial contribution to their big league clubs this season include pitcher Francisco Rodriguez, catcher Victor Martinez, first basemen Hee Seop Choi and Lyle Overbay and outfielders Joe Borchard and Hideki Matsui. (Baseball's Top Rated). Vass, George Mar 1, 2003 5121
Baseball profile. Sorci, Rick Interview Feb 1, 2003 571
One on one with Rickey Henderson: future Hall of Famer. Manoloff, Dennis Interview Feb 1, 2003 2004
A-Resting conversation. (Here Below). Masin, Herman L. Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 313
Fans' Loud Insults Require Big Leaguers To Be Thick-Skinned. KUENSTER, JOHN Dec 1, 2000 1556
OFF HIS ROCKER[ldots]. Masin, Herman L. Brief Article May 1, 2000 182
Baseball's big Mac delicious! Masin, Herman L. Nov 1, 1998 864
The effect of the designated hitter rule on hit batsmen: pitcher's moral hazard or the team's cost-benefit calculation? A comment. Trandel, Gregory A.; White, Lawrence A.; Klein, Peter G. Oct 1, 1998 2778
The hazards of moral hazard: comment on Goff, Shughart, and Tollison. Levitt, Steven D. Oct 1, 1998 1530
Moral hazard and the effects of the designated hitter rule revisited. Goff, Brian L.; Shughart, William F., II; Tollison, Robert D. Oct 1, 1998 2946

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