BASEBALL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BASEBALL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318751-79/story.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58318751-79/story.csp">Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online</a></h4>

By ANICK JESDANUN</span></span> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">AP Technology Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T18:10:01.877-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 06:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BC-US-TEC--Digital Life-Review-Online Sports Blackouts,967 Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online AP Photo NYBZ120 (Eds: With BC-US-TEC--Baseball’s Online Blackouts. With AP Photos.) By ANICK JESDANUN AP Technology Writer LA PORTE, Ind. • Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Inte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583187512014-08-20T18:10:01.877-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T18:10:01.877-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318751@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:10:01 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. 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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. 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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. 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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 MLB: First-place Royals? Better start to believe it http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288484-77/royals-kansas-anything-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58288484-77/royals-kansas-anything-baseball.html.csp">MLB: First-place Royals? Better start to believe it</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 11:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • When the Royals rolled out of bed Tuesday morning and glanced at the standings, they saw something that hadn’t been the case since many of them were in junior high school. Kansas City was sitting atop the AL Central and the playoffs were closer than opening day. After they won their eighth straight game Monday night, against AL West-leading Oakland no less, the Royals assumed control of their division at the latest point in a season since 2003. Perennial powerhouse Detroit had...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582884842014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T23:12:57.563-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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A trove of signatures and rare baseball cards from Boston Red Stockings players was appraised at $1 million for insurance purposes, series producer Marsha Bemko said. She said it’s the largest sports memorabilia find in the history of the 19-year-old public TV show, which travels America looking for varied heirlooms and treasures. The collection was brought to an “Antiq...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582850352014-08-11T14:50:33.881-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T14:50:33.881-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Dodgers at Atlanta or Detroit at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Chicago White Sox at San Francisco, 8:10 p.m., WGN • Colorado at San Diego, 8:10 p.m., ROOT Soccer • International friendly, Valencia at Manchester United, 12:25 p.m., ESPN2 • UEFA, Super Cup, Real Madrid vs. Sevilla, 12:30, FS1 Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Salt Lake at Omaha, 6 p.m., 128...</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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Dodgers at Atlanta, 5 p.m., ESPN • Colorado at San Diego, 8 p.m., ROOT Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, El Paso at Salt Lake, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer League, Ogden at Missoula, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3-6 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. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282086@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 23:02:02 MDT Minor league baseball: Bees’ rally falls short against El Paso http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277067-77/bees-innings-paso-chihuahuas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58277067-77/bees-innings-paso-chihuahuas.html.csp">Minor league baseball: Bees’ rally falls short against El Paso</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Alex Markham | Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-09T17:28:53.892-06:00">Updated Aug 9, 2014 05:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">On a night when the fans would later kick back and watch the classic baseball film “Angels in the Outfield,” the Bees had their share of close plays. However, close is never enough as they fell to the El Paso Chihuahuas 6-5 at Smith’s Ballpark. There would be no Al the Boss Angel to hold up a deep shot to center that snuck just past a streaking Tony Campana’s glove. Luis Jimenez also missed a game-changer by inches as the Chihuahuas’ Jake Goebbert made a shoestring catch to rob him of an RBI in...</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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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58273208@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:58:44 MDT Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58273299-52/helper-legion-mexico-early.html.csp">Helper loses first-round Legion baseball game</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T23:40:50.981-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 11:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Mexico champion Albuquerque bested Utah winner Helper 10-5 Thursday in the opening round of the American Legion Western Regional baseball tournament Thursday in Surprise, Ariz. Helper, which won back to back Legion state titles for the first time since the early 1940s when legendary Utah athlete Rex Berry played at the Carbon County school, could not overcome early New Mexico leads. New Mexico took early leads of 4-0 and 7-1 and, though Helper rallied late, was in command most of the way. T...</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> 58273299@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 23:40:50 MDT MLB: Biogenesis owner tied to MLB scandal plans to plead guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264408-77/bosch-rodriguez-drugs-guilty.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58264408-77/bosch-rodriguez-drugs-guilty.html.csp">MLB: Biogenesis owner tied to MLB scandal plans to plead guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and TIM REYNOLDS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.1-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes. The charges filed Tuesday against former Biogenesis of America owner Anthony Bosch and six others marked one of the biggest salvos yet in a case that has dragged on for nearly two years. The case has sparked lawsuits, mudslinging and suspens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582644082014-08-05T22:09:33.1-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:09:33.1-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58264408@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:09:33 MDT Drug investigation: Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58262967-77/bosch-rodriguez-guilty-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58262967-77/bosch-rodriguez-guilty-drug.html.csp">Drug investigation: Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JENNIFER KAY and TIM REYNOLDS </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T22:09:33.79-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes. The charges filed Tuesday against former Biogenesis of America owner Anthony Bosch and six others marked one of the biggest salvos yet in a case that has dragged on for nearly two years. The case has sparked lawsuits, mudslinging and suspens...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582629672014-08-05T22:09:33.79-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-05T22:09:33.79-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Yankees or Baltimore at Toronto, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Chicago Cubs at Colorado, 6:40 p.m., ROOT Radio — Minor league baseball • PCL, Salt Lake at Fresno, 8 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 AM • Pioneer Leauge, Missoula at Ogden, 7 p.m., 97.5 FM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3-6 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. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58260621@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:59:33 MDT Utah football notebook: Walk-on taking a swing at the gridiron http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58259984-89/football-gonzalez-whittingham-wilson.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/utes/58259984-89/football-gonzalez-whittingham-wilson.html.csp">Utah football notebook: Walk-on taking a swing at the gridiron</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kyle Goon</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T16:37:23.213-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 04:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While jocks tend to be lumped together, there’s a definite difference between “baseball guys” and “football guys,” Wallace Gonzalez knows. After getting cut by the Houston Astros organization this spring, the 21-year-old Gonzalez figured maybe he belonged in the football camp. The Utes now count themselves lucky that the 6-foot-5, 270-pound tight end decided to make the change. The big-bodied freshman was making waves in the 20-minute media session of practice on Monday, catching several passes...</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> 58259984@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:37:23 MDT Helper heads to Arizona for Legion regional http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58259047-52/state-helper-legion-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/prepsports/58259047-52/state-helper-legion-team.html.csp">Helper heads to Arizona for Legion regional</a></h4> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T18:13:30.498-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 06:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After taking a convincing 9-0 victory over St. George Friday night in Logan to successfully defend its Utah State American Legion baseball championship, Helper heads to Surprise, Arizona, for a 12:30 p.m. Thursday meeting with the New Mexico state champions in the first round of the Western Region championships. Cole Fossat tossed a one-hitter to stymie St. George in the Utah state final. The Carbon County team scored five runs in the fourth inning to break open the game. A two-run single by Dil...</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> 58259047@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 18:13:30 MDT Kragthorpe: John Buck hoping to revive Utah’s MLB legacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258553-77/buck-utah-bees-leagues.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58258553-77/buck-utah-bees-leagues.html.csp">Kragthorpe: John Buck hoping to revive Utah’s MLB legacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T22:48:04.059-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 10:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">John Buck is the last member of a generation. The veteran catcher is playing for the hometown Salt Lake Bees in Triple-A baseball, hoping to return to the major leagues at age 34. In 2005, the Taylorsville product was among a record eight former Utah high school players in the big leagues — reflecting a golden era of the sport in the state in the mid-1990s. He was the last one left from that group as of mid-July, before the Seattle Mariners released him. Buck accepted a minor-league contract off...</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> 58258553@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 22:48:04 MDT