Posts Tagged Baseball

Cricketer critical after he’s hit in head by ball

SYDNEY (AP) — An international cricket player was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after he was hit in the head by a ball while batting during a game.

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Robbie Rogers’ book: Soccer, faith and family

This June 8, 2013 file photo shows LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers before the first half during an MLS soccer game against Real Salt Lake in Sandy, Utah. Rogers, the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league, has a memoir coming out. Rogers chronicles his struggles with faith and family acceptance in the memoir "Coming Out To Play," released Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, by Penguin Books.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star Robbie Rogers wants some company, now that he’s the last man standing as an openly gay athlete in a U.S. professional league.

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AP Source: Sandoval reaches deal with Red Sox

In this Oct. 25, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval walks past fans wearing panda heads after striking out during the third inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in San Francisco. Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multiyear contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  because the Red Sox had not announced the agreement. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From his three-homer game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another Giants championship last month, Pablo Sandoval made quite a mark in San Francisco.

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Trimble leads Terps to 78-73 win over Arizona St

Maryland forward Michal Cekovsky, right, goes up for a shot against Arizona State's Eric Jacobsen (21) in the first half of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic college baseball game Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Melo Trimble had 31 points, Dez Wells scored all but two of his 14 points in the second half and Maryland beat Arizona State 78-73 on Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.

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Willingham retires after 11 big league seasons

John Willingham is retiring after 11 major league seasons, agent Matt Sosnick said Monday.

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