BASEBALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BASEBALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58476573-77/fans-athletes-site-jeter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58476573-77/fans-athletes-site-jeter.html.csp">Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T09:32:41.426-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 09:32AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Derek Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes’ “unfiltered” views to the fans. The Players Tribune, at www.theplayerstribune.com, is being billed as a digital company that will offer unique access to top athletes in every sport — from videos to photos to podcasts and more — without having to deal with reporters to do it. In a statement on...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584765732014-10-01T09:32:41.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-01T09:32:41.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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And general manager Jack Zduriencik said Tuesday the club is ready to raise payroll to find the offense that will help end the second-longest playoff drought in baseball. “We all know from time to time we were challenged offensively so to add pieces to that offense is very important,” Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said. “Jack and I have talked about...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584751052014-09-30T23:26:02.286-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T23:26:02.286-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58475105@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:26:02 MDT Tuesday on TV: Baseball playoffs begin along with one promising sitcom, one awful sitcom http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58473719-63/sltrib-abc-cbs-fox.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/58473719-63/sltrib-abc-cbs-fox.html.csp">Tuesday on TV: Baseball playoffs begin along with one promising sitcom, one awful sitcom</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T14:27:15.523-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 02:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Major League baseball playoffs get underway tonight with the American League wildcard game. The Kansas City Royals host the Oakland Athletics at 6 p.m. on TBS. Also tonight, ABC is premiering a couple of sitcoms. The first one, Selfie (7 p.m., Ch. 4) is worth checking out; the second, Manhattan Love Story (7:30 p.m., Ch. 4) is not. (For more on both those shows, click on the links.) Elsewhere on TV ... NCIS (7 p.m., CBS/Ch. 2): A Navy lieutenant is murdered on his way to a private meeting w...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58473719@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:27:15 MDT Bloomberg Op-ed: Reggie Jackson and the cost of U.S. health care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58449257-82/care-health-prices-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58449257-82/care-health-prices-baseball.html.csp">Bloomberg Op-ed: Reggie Jackson and the cost of U.S. health care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By David Goldhill</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg View</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T06:00:31.622-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 06:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When Reggie Jackson’s five-year, $2.9 million contract with the New York Yankees kicked off baseball’s free-agent era in 1976, a box seat at Yankee Stadium - the best in the house - would run you $5.50. Thirty-eight years later, the minimum salary for a major leaguer is just below Jackson’s then-record amount. The biggest stars earn more for four games than Jackson did for an entire 162-game season. Now, tickets to a Yankees game range from $18 for the bleachers to $300 for the best seats. The c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58449257@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 06:00:31 MDT Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58447465-77/league-san-espn-kansas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58447465-77/league-san-espn-kansas.html.csp">Wednesday’s TV/radio sports programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:57.641-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Major League Baseball • Chicago White Sox at Detroit or Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, 11 a.m., MLB • Kansas City at Cleveland, 5 p.m., ESPN • Colorado Rockies at San Diego, 7 p.m., ROOT • San Francisco at L.A. Dodgers, 8 p.m., ESPN Soccer • CONCACAF, Champions League, Kansas City vs. Real Esteli, 6 p.m., FS1 Radio Major League Baseball • Colorado Rockies at San Diego, 7 p.m., 1320 AM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 Am, 97.5 FM</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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That’s not a knock. He’d be in pretty impressive company. Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Cal Ripken Jr. all dominated the game, and all came up short. Tom Seaver, the top vote-getter by percentage, was left off five ballots. If there’s anyone worthy of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58447455@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:57 MDT MLB: Could Jeter be the first with perfect Hall vote? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446277-77/vote-hall-baseball-fame.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446277-77/vote-hall-baseball-fame.html.csp">MLB: Could Jeter be the first with perfect Hall vote?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HOWIE RUMBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:58.199-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Derek Jeter has had as close to perfect a career as a major leaguer can have. Still, five years from now, don’t expect the New York Yankees’ captain to be a unanimous selection to baseball’s Hall of Fame. That’s not a knock. He’d be in pretty impressive company. Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Cal Ripken Jr. all dominated the game, and all came up short. Tom Seaver, the top vote-getter by percentage, was left off five ballots. If there’s anyone worthy of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584462772014-09-23T23:28:58.199-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T23:28:58.199-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58426045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:01 MDT What are a prep athlete’s scholarship chances? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58393525-52/percent-scholarships-players-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58393525-52/percent-scholarships-players-football.html.csp">What are a prep athlete’s scholarship chances?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:50.822-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Only a lucky few Utah high school athletes get scholarships to play at the next level. More boys received scholarships for playing football than any other sport. According to Utah High School Activities Association statistics on 2014 graduating seniors, 33 of the 2,332 who participated in football earned Division I scholarships, while 85 other students earned scholarships to smaller schools. The best percentage for girls was percent 12.7 percent for soccer, with 105 of the 822 participants earni...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393525@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:38:50 MDT Minor league baseball: Orem beats Ogden to win best-of-3 series http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58380952-77/orem-ogden-series-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58380952-77/orem-ogden-series-win.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Orem beats Ogden to win best-of-3 series</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-07T00:11:58.48-06:00">Updated Sep 7, 2014 12:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Owlz beat Raptors to win best-of-3 PLSC series Orem • Caleb Adams hit a grand slam, and Michael Strentz had two hits and two runs to help Orem beat Ogden 7-4 and win the best-of-3 Pioneer League South Championship series Saturday night. Michael Bolaski allowed seven hits and three runs while striking out six in 5 2/3 innings to earn the win for Orem. Kelvin Ramos scored two runs with a double for the Raptors. The Tribune</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Now, the trove of more than 1,400 tobacco cards featuring a slew of Hall of Famers like Cy Young and Ty Cobb — the legacy of a teenage smoker whose family hung onto a collection that dates to 1909 — is going up for auction. The cards will be sold by a Maine auction house that is becoming known for selling rare memorabilia...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58361157@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:17:10 MDT Radio reporter loves downtown’s diversity http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334667-78/lake-salt-tracy-says.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58334667-78/lake-salt-tracy-says.html.csp">Radio reporter loves downtown’s diversity</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TONY SEMERAD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-01T11:30:32.307-06:00">Updated Sep 1, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake City’s urban vibe thrills Betsy Tracy. “The small-town girl in me is still enamored with the big buildings and all the hustle and bustle,” says the 23-year-old broadcast journalist, who grew up in the small Missouri farm community of Harrisonville, an hour south of Kansas City. Tracy works long but rewarding hours as a KSL Radio reporter and TV producer, having been hired right out of Brigham Young University-Idaho in April 2013. After short stints in Provo and Sugar House, she moved ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334667@www.sltrib.com Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:30:32 MDT Prep football: Jorgensen leading Carbon again, this time as coach http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58312419-190/carbon-jorgensen-coach-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58312419-190/carbon-jorgensen-coach-football.html.csp">Prep football: Jorgensen leading Carbon again, this time as coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:21.547-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Price • Jan Jorgensen always wanted to be a teaching coach. He just didn’t think it would happen this quickly. But the former BYU football star found himself in a portable classroom at Carbon High, his alma mater, this past Monday. It was the day before the first day of school. There were no desks, though a stack of geography books waited to be distributed. Posters from a Rocky movie, mixed martial arts, Vince Lombardi and basketball decorated the wall as Jorgensen worked with his assistant foot...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58312419@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:21 MDT Utah police catch baseball bat vandals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343122-78/police-ford-truck-suspects.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58343122-78/police-ford-truck-suspects.html.csp">Utah police catch baseball bat vandals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Harry Stevens</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T18:58:05.291-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 06:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Two joyriders were arrested Tuesday morning after they allegedly drove through Cottonwood Heights leaving a trail of destruction in their wake. A resident near 2600 East and 6500 South called police about 3 a.m. to report that people were driving through the neighborhood smashing mailboxes and parked cars with a baseball bat, said Cottonwood Heights Police Sgt. Corbett Ford. An officer drove to the area and began to follow a suspicious truck when he saw one of the occupants smash a mailbox. When...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343122@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:58:05 MDT MLB denies Tampa Bay’s weekend protest in Toronto http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341153-77/replay-protest-maddon-manager.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58341153-77/replay-protest-maddon-manager.html.csp">MLB denies Tampa Bay’s weekend protest in Toronto</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated PRess</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T22:19:47.587-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations Joe Torre made the ruling, which stemmed from a play disputed by Rays manager Joe Maddon in Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the Blue Jays in 10 innings. Wil Myers was called safe at first base on a pickoff throw by Toronto pitcher Mark Buehrle. After Buehrle returned to the rubber, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons came out to challenge the call. Myers was c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58341153@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:19:47 MDT Monday’s sports TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306777-77/espn-league-nbcsn-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58306777-77/espn-league-nbcsn-baseball.html.csp">Monday’s sports TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T22:37:52.448-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 10:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television — Cycling • USA Pro Challenge, stage 1, 3 p.m., NBCSN Little League Baseball World Series • Consolation, 9 a.m., ESPN2 • Elimination, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., ESPN; 4 p.m., 6 p.m., ESPN2 Major League Baseball • Cincinnati at St. Louis or Kansas City at Minnesota, 6 p.m., MLB Network NFL exhibition • Cleveland at Washington, 6 p.m., ESPN Soccer • Premier League, Chelsea at Burnley, 1 p.m., NBCSN Youth Olympics • Swimming; gymnastics qualifying, 6 p.m. (tape), NBCSN Radio — Minor league ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306777@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:37:52 MDT New MLB commissioner Manfred mum on his top priorities http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301776-77/manfred-mlb-baseball-san.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58301776-77/manfred-mlb-baseball-san.html.csp">New MLB commissioner Manfred mum on his top priorities</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T23:15:13.453-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners. A. Bartlett Giamatti ran Pete Rose out of baseball, Fay Vincent suspended George Steinbrenner, and Bud Selig presided over the cancellation of a World Series, supersized Steroids Era sluggers, increasingly strong drug-testing agreements, and instant replay to aid umpires. Minutes after he was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner, Rob ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583017762014-08-15T23:15:13.453-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T23:15:13.453-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301776@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 23:15:13 MDT Manfred elected next commissioner http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298366-77/manfred-baseball-commissioner-mlb.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58298366-77/manfred-baseball-commissioner-mlb.html.csp">Manfred elected next commissioner</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T22:49:13.275-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote for a new commissioner in 46 years. The third candidate, MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan, dropped out just before the start of voting. The 55-year-old Manfred, who grew up in Rome, New York — about an hour’s drive from...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582983662014-08-14T22:49:13.275-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T22:49:13.275-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58298366@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:49:13 MDT Heisman repeat won’t be easy for FSU’s Winston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292501-77/winston-heisman-griffin-nfl.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292501-77/winston-heisman-griffin-nfl.html.csp">Heisman repeat won’t be easy for FSU’s Winston</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREEM COPELAND</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.678-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tallahassee, Fla. • Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved — win the Heisman Trophy twice. Twenty-three underclassmen have won the award, but Ohio State running back Archie Griffin was the only one to pull off the feat. He is shocked that he remains the lone double winner since the award’s inception in 1935. Until recently, the majority of winners were seniors or juniors that could turn pro. But five of the last seven wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582925012014-08-13T22:42:23.678-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.678-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292501@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT MLB: Selig eager to step aside and introduce successor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292495-77/selig-baseball-done-introduce.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58292495-77/selig-baseball-done-introduce.html.csp">MLB: Selig eager to step aside and introduce successor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GINSBURG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T22:42:23.716-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Baltimore • Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and taking it easy when he retires this winter. Before that happens, however, he hopes to introduce his successor — perhaps as soon as Thursday. Baseball’s 30 owners will meet in Baltimore this week to vote on Selig’s replacement. A seven-man committee whittled down an expansive list to three candidates: MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred, Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner and ML...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582924952014-08-13T22:42:23.716-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T22:42:23.716-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292495@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:42:23 MDT