LEAGUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LEAGUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57832031-77/soccer-team-blank-atlanta.html.csp">Soccer: Atlanta lands MLS expansion team for 2017</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL NEWBERRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 09:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Arthur Blank donned traditional soccer garb to mark his newest venture — an MLS team for Atlanta. “I love this one,” Blank said, looking down at the red, black and gold scarf draped over his dark suit. “I haven’t taken it off since it was given to me. I may not sleep in it tonight, but I may. I haven’t decided yet.” Major League Soccer announced its latest team Wednesday, an expansion team for Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 at the city’s new retractable roof stadium. The team wil...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578320312014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-17T09:52:31.581-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832031@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:52:31 MDT Kragthorpe: Rockies’ owner can relate to Jazz’s plight http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57826174-87/jazz-rockies-monfort-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57826174-87/jazz-rockies-monfort-baseball.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Rockies’ owner can relate to Jazz’s plight</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T22:15:37.707-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 10:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As only a neighboring pro sports owner could, Dick Monfort understands what the Jazz are going through. Well, the phenomenon of fans being happy about the Jazz’s losing mystified him, as he watched Monday’s game at EnergySolutions Arena. But having a management strategy and believing in it, through the ups and downs? That part, Monfort gets. Asked what he’s learned in 17 years of baseball, the Colorado Rockies chairman said, “Patience.” That’s what he keeps reminding himself, anyway. And that 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> 57826174@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:15:37 MDT Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57829259-77/stadium-national-baseball-landmark.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57829259-77/stadium-national-baseball-landmark.html.csp">Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SAMANTHA HENRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T19:33:01.571-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 07:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paterson, N.J. • The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium. Though silent for decades, the former home of several Negro Leagues teams is getting another chance at bat as baseball’s first National Historic Landmark. Historians, volunteers, activists and a former Negro Leagues player who has pushed for decades to save the stadium say the place is more than worthy of the designation, formally recognized with a plaque an...</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> 57829259@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:33:01 MDT Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822268-77/atletico-league-madrid-win.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822268-77/atletico-league-madrid-win.html.csp">Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JACK BEZANTS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:35.952-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">London • Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. Liverpool’s result against City on Sunday was its 10th consecutive win to remain atop the Premier League. It has three players making the top 10: Philippe Coutinho, who scored the winner, Raheem Sterling, who netted the opening goal and captain Steven Gerrard rank fourth, fifth and ninth, respectively. “What a weekend for Liverpool,” voter Julian Bennetts of Ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578222682014-04-16T16:00:35.952-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:35.952-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822268@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:35 MDT Tuesday’s TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818950-77/league-nbcsn-tnt-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818950-77/league-nbcsn-tnt-baseball.html.csp">Tuesday’s TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T23:46:26.837-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Major League Baseball • Atlanta at Philadelphia or Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 5 p.m., MLB Network • Colorado at San Diego, 8 p.m., ROOT NBA • New York at Brooklyn, 6 p.m., TNT • Denver at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m., TNT NHL • Draft Lottery, 6 p.m., NBCSN Soccer • Premier League, Arsenal vs. West Ham, 1245 p.m., NBCSN Radio NBA • Denver at L.A. Clippers, 9 p.m. (joined in progress), 700 AM PCL baseball • Salt Lake at Tacoma, 7 p.m., 1280 AM, 97.5 FM, 960 AM The Big Show • Hosted ...</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> 57818950@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:26 MDT Utah Jazz see both sides of early-entry rule http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57802980-87/jazz-draft-game-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57802980-87/jazz-draft-game-league.html.csp">Utah Jazz see both sides of early-entry rule</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk | The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-10T22:50:56.224-06:00">Updated Apr 10, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Andrew Wiggins? Check. Joel Embiid? Check. Jabari Parker? … Jabari Parker? As the nation’s top basketball prospects declare for the NBA Draft, Parker, the Duke freshman whom many believe could be the No. 1 pick in June, has yet to announce his decision. But if some NBA leaders had their way, it wouldn’t matter. During the last round of collective bargaining, league officials had hoped to raise the age limit for the draft to 20. The item was eventually tabled as a compromise to help finish a deal...</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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Clippers, 8:30 p.m., ESPN NHL • Detroit at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m., NBCSN • San Jose at Anaheim, 8:30 p.m., NBCSN Soccer • UEFA Champions League qu...</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> 57792125@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:26:47 MDT MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57790658-77/atlanta-team-deal-expansion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57790658-77/atlanta-team-deal-expansion.html.csp">MLS moving toward deal on Atlanta expansion team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T16:58:04.47-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 04:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Major League Soccer is closing in on a deal with Falcons owner Arthur Blank to bring an expansion franchise to Atlanta’s new downtown stadium. A top official from Blank’s parent company, Kim Schreckengost, said Tuesday negotiations continue and “we hope to complete an agreement soon.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has reported a new team will be announced April 16. The MLS has long coveted the Atlanta market, the largest in the U.S. without a franchise, as it moves toward its goal o...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577906582014-04-09T16:58:04.47-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-09T16:58:04.47-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790658@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:58:04 MDT PCL baseball: Salt Lake pitcher Brandon Lyons comes full circle, helps Bees beat Fresno http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787462-77/lyon-bees-lake-major.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57787462-77/lyon-bees-lake-major.html.csp">PCL baseball: Salt Lake pitcher Brandon Lyons comes full circle, helps Bees beat Fresno</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By bubba brown</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:15:55.802-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It was his first day with the Salt Lake Bees, and relief pitcher Brandon Lyon skipped up the steps of the home dugout down the first-base line. The memories began to flow, fresh and thick, as he took a look around. A 12-year major league veteran, Lyon has traversed the country, and he has stood in the center of diamonds housed by cathedrals, in the footsteps of all-time greats. But there was a time before that, before the money and the big-league glitz and glamour, when Lyon was just a teenage k...</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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Lakers, 8:30 p.m., TNT NHL • Washington at St. Louis, 6 p.m., NBCSN Soccer • UEFA Champions League quarterfinal, Paris at Chelsea, 12:30 p.m., FS1 Women’s college basketball • NCAA championship, Connecticut vs. Notre Dame, 6:30 p.m., ESPN Radio NBA • Dallas at Utah, 7 p.m., 9...</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> 57787411@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:16 MDT Andris Biedrins out, Erik Murphy in http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57781739-62/murphy-jazz-biedrins-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57781739-62/murphy-jazz-biedrins-team.html.csp">Andris Biedrins out, Erik Murphy in</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T17:15:23.754-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 05:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For sale: Andris' sneakers, hardly worn.Too dramatic? Either way, the Andris Biedrins basketball experience is over — at least in Utah, maybe everywhere. The Latvian center was waived by the Jazz yesterday, making room for the team to claim rookie big man Erik Murphy.Biedrins' time in Utah was always going to be limited. He was in the last year of a contract and hadn't been able to make an impact on the floor in quite a while before he was traded to the Jazz, as salary cap in a deal essentially ...</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> 57781739@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:15:23 MDT Kragthorpe: Ex-Ute Cron feeling at home with Salt Lake Bees http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763056-77/cron-lake-salt-bees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763056-77/cron-lake-salt-bees.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Ex-Ute Cron feeling at home with Salt Lake Bees</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T23:08:54.654-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sleet came down steadily, a white tarp covered the infield and a baseball park never looked better to C.J. Cron. When the Los Angeles Angels drafted him from the University of Utah in 2011, Cron knew his professional future likely included a return to everything that made him comfortable and happy for three years — meatball sandwiches at Moochie’s, shared housing with Ute teammate Jo Jo Sharrar and the batter’s box at 13th South & West Temple. Cron once thought, “How awesome would that be?” And...</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> 57763056@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 23:08:54 MDT AL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57764141-77/run-innings-hit-0-1.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57764141-77/run-innings-hit-0-1.html.csp">AL capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:45:38.516-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ASTROS 6, YANKEES 2 HOUSTON • Jesus Guzman and L.J. Hoes homered off CC Sabathia to help the Houston Astros roll to a 6-2 win Tuesday night in the first game of Derek Jeter’s farewell tour with the New York Yankees. Jeter’s final big league season began by being plunked on the left arm by Scott Feldman. The 13-time All-Star went 1 for 3 with a single. Jeter, who has won five World Series with New York, announced in February that his 20th season would be his last. The Astros added Dexter Fowler a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577641412014-04-03T16:45:38.516-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:45:38.516-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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After a frigid winter of blizzards for much of the U.S., baseball came storming back Monday when 26 major league teams opened their seasons and seemed to make the outdoors feel a little warmer. Washington’s Matt Williams and Detroit’s Brad Ausmus won in their big league debuts as managers. They weren’t the only inaugurals. There was an innovative repla...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577585862014-04-01T23:27:09.216-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-01T23:27:09.216-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57758586@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 23:27:09 MDT Gallery: Opening day of the baseball season in America http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755055-77/baseball-season-beginning-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57755055-77/baseball-season-beginning-league.html.csp">Gallery: Opening day of the baseball season in America</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T16:49:18.458-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 04:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fans of every baseball team hope Monday marks the beginning of a stretch of wins that culminates in the World Series. Monday is opening day in the United States for the 2014 Major League Baseball season (the Dodgers and Diamondbacks played three games earlier this month in Australia). Check out photos from around the league marking the beginning of the season.</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> 57755055@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:49:18 MDT Pac-12: When will league produce Final Four team? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57753961-221/pac-arizona-final-league.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogspac12blog/57753961-221/pac-arizona-final-league.html.csp">Pac-12: When will league produce Final Four team?</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> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T13:09:01.886-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 01:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In 2008, when UCLA concluded its three-year run of Final Four appearances, it certainly seemed unlikely that no school from the conference now known as the Pac-12 would reach that stage of the NCAA men's basketball tournament in the next six years. But that's where the league stands, after Arizona lost to Wisconsin in the Elite Eight and UCLA and Stanford were eliminated in the Sweet 16 by Florida and Dayton, respectively. So the question is which Pac-12 program is most likely to become the conf...</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> 57753961@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 13:09:01 MDT Around the NBA: The unstoppable Spurs keep rolling http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753051-77/games-nba-record-spurs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57753051-77/games-nba-record-spurs.html.csp">Around the NBA: The unstoppable Spurs keep rolling</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JON KRAWCZYNSKI</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-31T23:26:13.388-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 11:26PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Injuries, age, even haunted hotel rooms. None of that has been enough to stop the San Antonio Spurs machine. The Spurs dismantled the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night. It was another unyielding effort in the second game of a back-to-back and ran their winning streak to 17 in a row, which tied a franchise record. They’ve weathered injuries to Manu Ginobili, Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard, haven’t seen age slow Tim Duncan or Ginobili and even overcame a scare at the Claremont Resort in Berkle...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577530512014-03-31T23:26:13.388-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-31T23:26:13.388-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57753051@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 23:26:13 MDT Sports briefs: Will Power wins IndyCar opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750312-77/power-indycar-league-liverpool.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57750312-77/power-indycar-league-liverpool.html.csp">Sports briefs: Will Power wins IndyCar opener</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-30T23:37:03.829-06:00">Updated Mar 30, 2014 11:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Auto racing • Will Power picked up right where he left off last season, in Victory Lane, for the fourth time in the last six IndyCar Series races. Power won the IndyCar Series season-opening race Sunday through the streets of St. Petersburg, Fla., with a dominating run. He passed pole-sitter Takuma Sato for the lead with an outside move headed into the second turn on Lap 31, and the Australian was never really challenged again. Ryan Hunter-Reay finished second, Helio Castroneves was third and ...</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> 57750312@www.sltrib.com Sun, 30 Mar 2014 23:37:03 MDT Saturday’s TV/radio programming http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57744835-77/ncaa-espn-nbcsn-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57744835-77/ncaa-espn-nbcsn-college.html.csp">Saturday’s TV/radio programming</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:53.032-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for STP 500, 8 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, pole qualifying for KROGER 250, 9 a.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Truck Series, KROGER 250, 12:30 p.m., FS1 • NHRA, qualifying for SummitRacing.com Nationals, 6 p.m., ESPN2 • Formula One, Malaysia Grand Prix, 1:30 p.m., NBCSN Boxing • Junior welterweights, Karim Mayfield vs. Thomas Dulorme; champion Sergey Kovalev vs. Cedric Agnew, for WBO light heavyweight title, 8 p.m., HBO College baseball • Florida At...</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> 57744835@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:53 MDT MLB: Starling Marte and Pirates finalize $31M deal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740597-77/million-league-marte-pirates.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57740597-77/million-league-marte-pirates.html.csp">MLB: Starling Marte and Pirates finalize $31M deal</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T18:37:45.152-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 06:37PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Bradenton, Fla. • Starling Marte wants to be part of what he hopes will be a long run of success for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Less than two years after his major league debut, the 25-year-old outfielder finalized a $31 million, six-year contract with the Pirates on Thursday. “There are a lot of reasons,” Marte said through interpreter Peter Greenberg, his agent. “I didn’t feel I needed to wait because I like where I am. I have confidence in the organization and I feel comfortable.” Marte receives...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577405972014-03-27T18:37:45.152-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-27T18:37:45.152-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57740597@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 18:37:45 MDT