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Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, who is 4-7 this season at Dodger Stadium, will start Tuesday's game against the Braves in Los Angeles.
Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.
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It's no secret to anyone who lives or works in the city that Detroit has the highest tax rates in... Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux and Joe Torre pose with their plaques on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y. / Gregory J. Fisher/USA TODAY Sports The next class of Baseball Hall of Fame ... (more)
Before he delivered a Hall of Fame speech Sunday that was the equivalent of one of his tape-measure home runs, Frank Thomas took a deep breath and humbly made a request.
National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Joe Torre speaks during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Visitors to the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend were greeted by displays honoring the six members of the Class of 2014 with memorabilia from their careers.
Chris Johnson and Ryan Doumit each drove in two runs during Atlanta's six-run third inning and the Braves beat Eric Stults the San Diego Padres 8-3 on Sunday.
Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre and La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.
They called Chris Cox the "Bravo Kid." A middle school teacher, coach and principal, he loved baseball and the nickname was a nod to the John R. Tunis books he read as a kid growing up in Waverly Hall.
This Hall of Fame class is chock full of superstars. It is being tabbed the Super Six and the amount of league pennants and World Series rings shared between them is a mountain high.
No one bumped the usual standards of 3,000 hits or 300 wins which usually means induction, but the Hall's board of directors has changed the election process, reducing the time a player can be on a ballot.
No longer a Red Sox reliever, Chris Capuano of West Springfield threw six strong innings for the Yankees on Saturday, in his first start since Sept.
During Hall of Fame induction weekend, a stroll down Main Street in this picturesque small Otsego County town of 2,000 or so offers all kinds of baseball sights and they're not all inside the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
Through 33 seasons, managing over 5,000 games with three different teams, Tony La Russa always seemed to be in control of his emotions.
Former Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux speaks during a news conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Maddux will be inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Believe me when I tell you it just might be easier to assault the President of the United States nowadays than to talk to a major-league pitcher the day before he's scheduled to start a game, much less during the day he actually pitches.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 09:20 am
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