Posts Tagged Baseball

Cincinnati offers baseball history along with All-Star Game

Visitors browse the "Stars of the Queen City" exhibit at the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum, Friday, July 3, 2015, in Cincinnati. Adjacent to the Great American Ball Park, where the July 14 All-Star Game will be played, the Reds’ own Hall of Fame and Museum is filled with artifacts and interactive exhibits covering Cincinnati players from the Wrights to the “Big Red Machine” of the 1970s to the current team. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The city hosting baseball’s All-Star Game this year was the home of a team that played like all-stars back in 1869.

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Boston’s David Ortiz starting at 1st base

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years.

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Defensive miscues hurt Rockies in 7-3 loss to Arizona

Colorado Rockies' Troy Tulowitzki watches his double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Defense was a big issue again for the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.

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Arizona’s Corbin gets win in return from Tommy John surgery

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin throws during the first inning during a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — With a big holiday crowd to cheer him on, Patrick Corbin was back on the mound.

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Blanton has rough 1st inning as Royals lose to Twins, 5-3

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Joe Blanton throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Blanton had a bad first inning and that was enough to doom the Kansas City Royals

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