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  • Baseball's Hall has four new members

    July 26, 2015 7:00 PM

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - The 2015 induction ceremony at the Baseball Hall of Fame has been completed and the class of 2015 includes Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio has taken its place among the games greats. Each man took his time outlining his life and career... more »
  • Nola picks up first MLB win as Phillies sweep Cubs

    July 26, 2015 5:42 PM

    CHICAGO - Ryan Howard homered for the second straight day, rookie Aaron Nola got his first major league win and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep. Maikel Franco also went deep as the major league-worst Phillies collected 17 hits in... more »
  • Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

    July 21, 2015 12:51 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major League Baseball's career homerun leader. The decade-long investigation and prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of justice ended quietly Tuesday morning when the DOJ said it would not challenge the reversal of his felony... more »
  • LSU's Aaron Nola to make MLB debut

    July 17, 2015 11:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Aaron Nola was a phenomenon on the mound for LSU, and he's poised to be one again when he makes his major league debut with the Philadelphia Phillies next week. The Phillies announced Nola will start against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday. It will make... more »
  • 15 CWS homers mirror rise in offense across college baseball

    June 25, 2015 5:41 PM

    OMAHA, NB - The 15 home runs hit in 16 College World Series games are the most since the tournament moved to TD Ameritrade Park in 2011 and mirrored the increases in offense across Division I this season. The NCAA put a new flat-seam ball into play this year to... more »
  • Pooping birds targeted at LSU's Alex Box Stadium

    June 24, 2015 7:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The days of bird droppings raining down on LSU baseball fans are over. Crews are attaching netting to the bottom side of the Alex Box Stadium grandstands overhang, a four month long project that's expected to keep the birds away. Coach Paul Mainieri says construction began about two... more »
  • LSU's Lange tapped for freshman All-American first team

    June 23, 2015 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baseball America named LSU pitcher Alex Lange to its first team All-American squad this week. Lange joined four other Southeastern Conference first-timers on the team, Vanderbilt's Jeren Kendall and Kyle Wright as well as Florida's J.J. Schwarz, giving the SEC the most players of any league... more »
  • LSU eliminated from CWS with 8-4 loss to TCU

    June 18, 2015 8:01 PM

    OMAHA - The LSU Tiger baseball team started hot, but faded in their rematch bid against the TCU Horned Frogs as they fall 8-4. LSU tied the game at 3 in the third inning, but TCU reliever Trey Teakell followed by retiring ten straight Tiger batters to shut down... more »
  • Branch kills boy as storm forces baseball teams from field

    June 15, 2015 11:47 AM

    TUPELO, MS - Authorities say a falling tree branch killed a 10-year-old boy as baseball teams were leaving the field because of a storm. Multiple media outlets report the accident happened Saturday evening during a baseball tournament in Tupelo. Tupelo Parks and Recreation Director Alex Farned says players were being... more »
  • Mainieri named NCBWA Coach of the Year

    June 13, 2015 12:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU baseball coach Paul Mainieri can add another award on his already prestigious résumé. The National College Baseball Writers' Association awarded Mainieri as the Coach of the Year at a press conference Saturday morning in Omaha. He has skippered the Tigers to a 53-10... more »
  • LSU to start Poche in CWS opener

    June 12, 2015 12:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU will send left-hander Jared Poche to the mound for their opening game of the College World Series. The sophomore is 9-1 on the season, including a 2-0 record in NCAA postseason play, during which he has earned a 0.55 ERA. Paul Mainieri announced his... more »
  • LSU opponent TCU from no postseason to back-to-back CWS

    June 11, 2015 2:48 PM

    FORT WORTH, TX - TCU didn't even make it to the postseason two years ago in its Big 12 Conference debut. But the lasting memory for TCU's unusually large baseball senior class won't be 2013, the only time in coach Jim Schlossnagle's 12 seasons that the Horned Frogs didn't make... more »
  • These cats don't care

    June 11, 2015 12:30 PM

    As the old fable goes, cats don't like water. But, all lore aside, there is a crew of felines from Baton Rouge that seem to thrive in it. The LSU Tigers baseball team is 7-0 in games affected by rain this season. One April matchup against Georgia was washed... more »
  • Five Tigers selected in MLB draft Tuesday

    June 10, 2015 11:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE -Five LSU players were selected Tuesday during the second day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. According to LSUsports.net, The Detroit Tigers selected senior catcher Kade Scivicque in the fourth round, the Los Angeles Angels selected senior infielder Jared Foster in the fifth round and the... more »
  • LSU's Scivicque drafted in the 4th round

    June 9, 2015 2:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Another LSU Tiger has a chance to make it to the major leagues, this time by sticking with a different set of Tigers. LSU catcher Kade Scivicque was drafted Tuesday in the 4th round by the Detroit Tigers. The senior drove in 6 home runs... more »
  • LSU's Lange named National Freshman Pitcher of the Year

    June 9, 2015 12:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU right-hander Alex Lange has been named the 2015 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Lange went 11-0 this year, while posting a 1.89 ERA in his 16 starts. He struck out 121 batters and restricted opposing batters to a .214... more »
  • Tickets, game times released for College World Series check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 8, 2015 11:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - If you're making plans to see the Tigers' 17th trip to the College World Series in Omaha, here are some things you'll need to keep in mind. LSU will face the winner of TCU and Texas A&M this Sunday, June 14, at 2 p.m. The Aggies... more »
  • Super Regional tickets sell out in five minutes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 4, 2015 10:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Standing-room only tickets at Alex Box Stadium for this weekend's Super Regional went on sale at 8 a.m. Friday. By 8:05 a.m. they were all gone according to the university, which had predicted they would go fast. "We anticipate selling out in less than 5... more »
  • Baseball, bets, and brewing to collide at Super Regional

    June 3, 2015 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two lawmakers and some Louisiana brew will be just one of the things on the line during this weekend's Super Regional between LSU and UL-Lafayette. Rep. Garrett Graves from Baton Rouge and Rep. Charles Boustany from Lafayette agreed on Twitter to a friendly wager over the... more »
  • Alex Bregman announced as finalist for the 2015 USA Golden Spikes Award

    June 2, 2015 2:23 PM

    DURHAM, NC - LSU shortstop Alex Bregman was announced as one of the four finalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award. Bregman is joined by outfielder Andrew Benintendi from Arkansas, pitcher Carson Fulmer from Vanderbilt, and a shortstop Dansby Swanson also of Vanderbilt. The four recieved the... more »
  • Louisiana-Lafayette advances to B.R. Super Regionals

    June 1, 2015 5:22 PM

    HOUSTON - Evan Powell's two-run single lifted Louisiana-Lafayette to the Super Regionals with a 5-2 victory over Rice on Monday. Powell's single to left-center field added to RBI singles in the fourth by Tyler Girouard and fifth by Kyle Clement to open up a four-run lead. Louisiana-Lafayette (42-21) will face... more »
  • Man flies drone inside ballpark during Phillies game

    June 1, 2015 12:28 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Police have questioned a man who was flying a drone inside Citizens Bank Park during a Philadelphia Phillies game. Authorities say Phillies staff first spotted the remote-controlled drone near the third-base gate on Sunday but it landed in a parking lot outside. Team security director Sal DeAngelis tells... more »
  • LSU steals school-record 8 bases, tops Lehigh 10-3

    May 29, 2015 10:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU set a school record with eight stolen bases, and Kade Scivicque and Chris Sciambra each drove in two runs to defeat Lehigh 10-3 in the first round of the Baton Rouge Regional on Friday night. Alex Bregman, Jared Foster and Andrew Stevenson each had two stolen... more »
  • LSU baseball gets No. 2 national seed

    May 25, 2015 12:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The NCAA listed LSU as the second-highest ranked team in the nation Monday as the Tigers prepare for regional play. The Tigers (48-10, 21-8 SEC) were listed just behind the UCLA Bruins (42-13, 22-7 PAC 12) in the rankings and will host a regional for the... more »
  • LSU one of 16 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals

    May 25, 2015 9:49 AM

    OMAHA- Four teams from the Southeastern Conference and three from the Atlantic Coast Conference are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. Defending champion Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida and Texas A&M are the SEC hosts, and the ACC hosts are Louisville, Miami and Florida... more »
  • Southern tops Alabama State in extras

    May 15, 2015 10:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern and Alabama State never faced each other in the regular season. But today, fans in New Orleans got to see why they are two of the best teams in the SWAC. Southern defeating 13-12 in a drama filled 10 inning thriller. DJ Wallace hitting... more »
  • LSU slips against South Carolina 10-7

    May 15, 2015 10:05 AM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Three bases loaded walks in the 7th proved to be the difference in LSU's 10-7 loss to South Carolina. The Tigers at one time led 6-2 in the 6th, before the Gamecocks scored 4 in the bottom 6th to tie it at 6. Then in the... more »
  • Southern tops Jackson St. 10-5 in SWAC opener

    May 13, 2015 1:52 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Southern University opened the 2015 Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament with a 10-5 win over Jackson State in New Orleans. Pitcher J'Markus George picked up the win, going eight innings with 10 strikeouts for the Jaguars. Southern will play the winner of Thursday's game between Alabama... more »
  • LSU baseball's Jared Foster wins appeal, eligibility restored, will travel to South Carolina

    May 12, 2015 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU second baseman Jared Foster is academically eligible once again and will travel with the Tigers to South Carolina for their series against the Gamecocks. As first reported by the Advocate, Foster won his appeal Tuesday, after being ruled academically ineligible last Friday. The senior... more »
  • MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

    May 12, 2015 5:55 AM

    NEW YORK- Major League Baseball has pumped up security for its game balls this season in the wake of the Tom Brady flap. Starting this year, an MLB representative watches the baseballs when a clubhouse assistant carries them from the umpires' room to the field. And if the supply is... more »
  • #1 LSU takes opener against Mizzou, 8-3

    May 9, 2015 12:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top ranked LSU baseball (17-7, 41-8) team won the first game against Missouri (14-11, 28-22) 8-3 in the final home series of the year. They also sit alone in first place in the SEC west after a loss by Texas A&M. Jared Poche' got the... more »
  • Bottom of the ninth; Redemptorist plays final home game Play Video

    May 6, 2015 11:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Redemptorist High baseball team played its final home game Wednesday night at Emerald Park against Oak Grove. The game, more than just a match on the diamond; this was a goodbye for alumni and students. The last class will graduate this Friday and the school... more »
  • Talented LSU rolling with an eye on College World Series

    May 6, 2015 2:34 PM

    STARKVILLE, MS - LSU and its relentless offense have powered through the baseball season with relative ease this spring. The veteran lineup does just about everything well, leading the Southeastern Conference in batting average, doubles, triples and stolen bases. It's the main reason the Tigers (40-8, 16-7 SEC) haven't lost... more »
  • LSU pitcher Latz will miss all of '15 season with injury

    May 5, 2015 6:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's wait for left-handed pitcher Jake Latz to make his debut will continue at least until next season. Tigers coach Paul Mainieri says the freshman pitcher, who's been sidelined since preseason by an injury in his throwing elbow, won't recover in time to pitch this season. Mainieri... more »
  • Redemptorist Baseball: One Last Shot check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 30, 2015 9:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The playoffs are synonymous in any sport with the phrase "win or go home." At Redemptorist this year, that phrase has a different meaning. Redemptorist High School is closing its doors for good on July 30th. Meaning whenever the playoffs end for the Wolves, that marks... more »
  • Temporary foul poles for next game

    April 28, 2015 8:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE- A severe storm carrying winds over 50 mph, passed through Baton Rouge Monday morning, knocking down trees and powerlines across the area. Both foul poles located at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field were also damaged. After the storm, one of the foul poles was left lying... more »
  • Foul poles blown down at Alex Box Stadium

    April 27, 2015 2:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Monday morning's severe weather caused some damage at Alex Box Stadium, where LSU is scheduled to host a baseball game Tuesday night. The storm blew over the stadium's foul poles, knocking them into the field and the playground on the stadium grounds. Head baseball coach... more »
  • LSU Baseball game first pitch set for 4:15 p.m.

    April 25, 2015 2:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The first pitch is set to start at 4:15 p.m. for Saturday's game between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Texas A&M at Alex Box Stadium. The Tigers were delayed earlier today due to rain. The team tweeted the game will be televised on ESPNews... more »
  • Former Tiger Michael Barash makes his return with Texas A&M check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 22, 2015 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sometimes when a player transfers from a program, bitter feelings linger. That's not the case for Texas A&M Catcher Michael Barash. The junior began his collegiate career in Baton Rouge, as an 18 year-old early enrolee from Florida. He was apart of the 2013 LSU... more »
  • Money needed for special needs baseball field in Walker check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 16, 2015 4:55 PM

    WALKER - A new baseball field is in the works in Walker for special needs children. Mayor Rick Ramsey says the city wants to raise around $300,000 to build a baseball field suitable for mentally and/or physically challenged children in the area. Right now, at least 60 special needs... more »
  • Study: MLB racial and gender hiring numbers remain stagnant

    April 15, 2015 3:06 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Major League Baseball maintained its grades for its racial and gender hiring practices, while its percentage of African-American players remained only slightly above a study's low set in the 2007 season. That's according to the annual report issued Wednesday by Richard Lapchick's Institute for Diversity and Ethics... more »
  • LSU remains at top of national polls

    April 13, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU baseball team held onto its top position in national polls Monday after going 4-1 last week. Perfect Game USA ranked LSU (31-6, 10-5 SEC)their No. 1 team in college baseball following the Tigers' 2-1 series against Auburn. LSU stormed to a six-run lead... more »
  • Manny Miles: Pitching to the Top check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 13, 2015 1:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - In 2013, University Lab pitcher Manny Miles was unstoppable on the mound. As only a sophomore, Miles practically rewrote Cubs' history, holding at least a share of the single season record for every pitching category except saves and helping the Cubs reach the 2A State Title... more »
  • LSU defeats Auburn 6-2 to take series

    April 12, 2015 7:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La.-Top-ranked LSU erupted for six runs in the first three innings Sunday and defeated Auburn by a score of 6-2 to win the SEC series at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. Senior left-hander Zac Person (2-0) earned the win for the Tigers. He had his... more »
  • Auburn evens series with 6-1 victory over LSU

    April 11, 2015 11:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La.- LSU centerfielder Andrew Stevenson scored LSU's lone run of the evening on his solo home run to right field in the bottom of the eighth inning as top-ranked LSU's seven-game win streak was snapped in Saturday night's 6-1 loss to Auburn in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman... more »
  • Rain pushes LSU baseball game back

    April 10, 2015 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Rainy skies forced LSU's baseball team to push back the start of their series against Auburn Friday night. LSU announced on Twitter they'd try to get underway at 9 p.m. CT Friday. Ground crews had the tarp out at Alex Box Field just before 6 p.m.... more »
  • LSU wins 6th straight, defeats Northwestern State 9-6

    April 8, 2015 10:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Third-ranked LSU defeated Northwestern State, 9-6, Wednesday night behind three-hit games from designated hitter Chris Sciambra and first baseman Chris Chinea at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field. The Tigers improved to 29-5 on the year and extended their winning streak to six games.... more »
  • Lions regain first in Southland with win over Demons

    April 3, 2015 10:35 PM

    HAMMOND, La. - Southeastern Louisiana exploded for six runs early and held off Northwestern State late, regaining first place in the Southland Conference Friday with a 6-5 win over the Demons at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. Southeastern (23-9, 10-4 Southland) moved a half game in front... more »
  • Tigers take series with 6-2 win over Alabama

    April 3, 2015 6:28 PM

    HOOVER, Ala. - An out-of-the-park home run highlighted the Tigers' 6-2 win over Alabama Friday evening at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The Tigers put pressure on early and held a 5-0 lead into the bottom of the seventh when the Crimson Tide put up their only runs of the game.... more »
  • LSU takes game one over Alabama in 16 Innings

    April 3, 2015 2:11 AM

    TUSCALOOSA- LSU baseball took the first game of the series against Alabama in a thrilling 16 inning game. Alabama hosted the tigers last night in a game that went down to the wire. At the end of the ninth inning, the game was still tied at 2-2. The... more »
  • Northwestern State Tops Lions In Opening Game check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 2, 2015 10:45 PM

    HAMMOND, La. - Northwestern State struck first in the battle for first place in the Southland Conference, taking a 3-1 win Thursday in the series opener over Southeastern Louisiana at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field. Northwestern State (17-11, 9-3 Southland) took an early lead and starter Adam... more »
  • Chinea hits inside the park home run, LSU wins 7-3

    March 28, 2015 11:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU first baseman Chris Chinea didn't have a home run before Saturday. And not many could've predicted his first would be inside the park. Tied at 2-2 in the 8th, the power slugger hitting a 3-run inside the park HR to give the Tigers the lead... more »
  • Central HS apologizes for bizarre cloak incident check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 27, 2015 10:33 PM

    CENTRAL - A high school student at the city's public school was disciplined after appearing in a white cloak and making gun-like gestures during a baseball game. The incident happened Thursday when Central played Scotlandville High. Friday, the school district confirmed there were reports of the antics filed by... more »
  • LSU pitchers to challenge strong-hitting Kentucky

    March 27, 2015 8:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The top-ranked LSU Tigers host Kentucky starting tonight for a weekend SEC series at Alex Box Stadium. LSU (22-3, 4-2 SEC) is coming off their 13-7 against Tulane Tuesday, the third straight win for the Tigers. The team is ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America... more »
  • Lions sweep Islanders with 8-3 victory Sunday

    March 23, 2015 12:13 AM

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Southeastern Louisiana staked pitched Kyle Cedotal to an early lead Sunday and the left-hander made it hold up as the Lions picked up an 8-3 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, sweeping the three-game Southland Conference series at Chapman Field. With the win, Southeastern (19-7,... more »
  • Southern baseball drops 2 to Texas Southern

    March 20, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern University baseball team struck first, but could not win either game of a doubleheader as SWAC rival Texas Southern took two from the Jags on Friday. Texas Southern rallied from a 2-0 deficit in game 1 to win 7-3, while the Tigers only allowed... more »
  • LSU softball, baseball teams both ranked No. 1

    March 17, 2015 6:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - For the first time in school history, LSU's baseball and softball teams are ranked as the best in the nation at the same time. The USA Today/NFCA Division I poll ranked LSU's softball team (27-1) as No. 1 Tuesday. The softball Tigers defeated top-ranked Florida twice... more »
  • 'Five tool' Will Ferrell off on spring training blitz

    March 12, 2015 11:03 AM

    MESA, AZ - Telling everyone "I'm a five-tool guy," Will Ferrell was off on his barnstorming tour Thursday through five Arizona spring training games. Wearing a No. 19 Oakland uniform, the star of "Anchorman, The Legend of Ron Burgundy," ''Elf" and many other movies took batting practice with the A's.... more »
  • Play ball! Quickly! Baseball tries to speed game this spring

    March 3, 2015 1:10 PM

    GOODYEAR, AZ - Tick, tock, baseball is on the clock. Major League Baseball's new pace of play rules have begun with Tuesday's exhibition games in Arizona and Florida. The subtle changes are designed to speed a game long embraced for its leisurely pace. Hitters must now keep one foot in... more »
  • LSU shifts Princeton series to Saturday doubleheader check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2015 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU shifted its baseball schedule for the second time in two weeks due to concerns about bad weather. The Tigers moved their baseball game scheduled for this Sunday against Princeton to a Saturday doubleheader. The first game will start at 4 p.m. CT, with the second... more »
  • Tigers, Lions face off tonight after weather delay

    February 26, 2015 8:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will take on the Southeastern Lions tonight at Alex Box Stadium after Wednesday's game was postponed because of inclement weather. First pitch will is tonight at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on attending Wednedsay's game should use the same ticket tonight. ... more »
  • Weather worries postpone tonight's LSU vs. SLU match-up

    February 25, 2015 8:41 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers will have to wait one more day to take on the Southeastern Lions at Alex Box Stadium. Tonight's game has been postponed because of inclement weather in the forecast. First pitch will now be Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Fans who were planning on... more »
  • Scivicque takes SEC Co-Player of the Week honors

    February 23, 2015 4:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU senior catcher Kade Scivicque snagged an early award just as the season is gearing up, receiving the SEC Co-Player of the Week recognition from the league office on Monday. Scivicque shares the award with Buddy Reed of Florida. He batted .545 and contributed a double,... more »
  • LSU tops Boston College 8-3 in early game

    February 20, 2015 3:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After trailing early LSU shot ahead of Boston College to win the first game of Friday's doubleheader 8-3. The Tigers scored six unanswered runs in the middle and late game, including a home run single by sophomore infielder Danny Zardon. Boston took an early 2-0... more »
  • Lange, Walljasper get SEC freshman nods

    February 16, 2015 12:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pair of LSU freshman pitchers earned SEC honors after softball and baseball series this weekend. Alex Lange and Allie Walljasper were both named Freshman of the Week for their performances against Kansas and during the Tiger Invitational. Lange took out 15 of 19 Jayhawks... more »
  • LSU Scouting Report: One-on-One with Paul Mainieri check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2015 7:11 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU opens the 2015 baseball tonight at The Box against the University of Kansas. The new season brings along new hopes and high expectations. News 2's John Pastorek got a scouting report on the Tigers when he went one-on-one with head coach Paul Mainieri . ... more »
  • Ex-Ragin' Cajun Lucroy to miss start of spring training

    February 11, 2015 9:38 AM

    MILWAUKEE, WI - All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy will miss four to six weeks of spring training for the Milwaukee Brewers because of a mild strain of his right hamstring. The team said that Lucroy was diagnosed with the injury by a team doctor on Monday. Another examination on Tuesday confirmed... more »
  • Mainieri covers new baseballs, players on Media Day check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 23, 2015 1:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU baseball head coach Paul Mainieri covered a lot of ground in his Media Day appearance Friday. Mainieri, who is entering his ninth season with LSU, was asked about many new developments coming into the 2015 season including new flat-seamed baseballs which the NCAA voted to... more »
  • Former Lion Miley will don Red Sox

    December 11, 2014 6:44 AM

    HAMMOND - After experiencing success during his three seasons in the desert, former Southeastern Louisiana University Lion Wade Miley is on the move. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Boston Red Sox reached an agreement Wednesday night to exchange Miley for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, as well... more »
  • Robertson, White Sox reach 4-year deal

    December 9, 2014 4:18 AM

    SAN DIEGO, CA - A person familiar with the negotiations says closer David Robertson and the Chicago White Sox have agreed to a four-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the agreement had not been announced. A right-hander who turns 30 in April, Robertson had spent... more »
  • LSU to offer sports ticket specials this weekend

    November 27, 2014 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With the holiday shopping frenzy officially commencing later on today, tickets for your favorite LSU sports teams will also be discounted starting on Black Friday and running through to "Cyber Monday" on Dec. 1. For the 2014 prime shopping season, tickets for four different Tiger sports... more »
  • Japan no-hits MLB All-Stars in 4-0 win in Game 3

    November 15, 2014 11:46 AM

    TOKYO - Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter, and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 on Saturday to take a 3-0 lead in their five-game series. Hayato Sakamoto and Sho Nakata each hit a two-run homer. Sakamoto connected off MLB starter Jeremy Guthrie in the... more »
  • San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

    October 31, 2014 3:33 AM

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out Friday to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade. The noontime event will feature double-decker buses for the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge. The 3-2 victory Wednesday against... more »
  • Jose Canseco resting at home after shooting hand check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 29, 2014 3:28 AM

    LAS VEGAS - A representative for Jose Canseco says the former major league slugger is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Agent Jose Melendez says Canseco was resting at home Wednesday, and friends and family were hoping his finger would respond well to a... more »

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