Thursday Sep 4
Fish Bites: Giancarlo Stanton compared to Babe Ruth?
In his latest Grantland piece, baseball writer Jonah Keri discusses Giancarlo Stanton's success at age 24 and compares him to another big bopper who was involved in a memorable trade, Babe Ruth. Plus links on Tom Koehler, Casey McGehee and more.
The Hartford Courant
Marlins stay close, but can't top Mets after Penny's rough start
MIAMI Here's the most telling indicator of how Brad Penny and the Marlins pitched through the first two-thirds of Tuesday's game: The Marlins scored six times on 10 hits including a Giancarlo Stanton two-run homer off Mets ' lefty Jon Niese before he called it a night after six innings, and they never led.
Major League Baseball
Top prospect Heaney could fill in for Alvarez
As a matter of fact, the All-Star right-hander isn't completely ruled out from making his next scheduled start.
Tom Werner an unlikely but interesting MLB commissioner candidate
The lords of the diamond, the 30 Major League Baseball team owners, will decide Thursday on who to replace Bud Selig as the league's next commissioner.
MLB Notebook: Lucroy powers Crew past Reds
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