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Arizona All Star Game: Boycott or Knock It Out of the Park? Interview with Carlos Muñoz

Jeff Biggers | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports
Jeff Biggers

Would baseball legend Roberto Clemente have played in next week's Major League All Star baseball game or joined a boycott in protest of Arizona's controversial SB 1070 "papers please" law?

Red Sox Slugger Gets New Contract

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 06.15.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Adrian Gonzalez signed a $154 million, seven-year contract with the Red Sox on Friday then turned his attention to an elusive reward &n...

Early Baseball Christmas Shopping

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

Some see the recent baseball shopping spree as more of the same. Big market clubs throw around their cash to scoop up the best players. What this ignores is that nothing is keeping other wealthy entrepreneurs from purchasing franchises and free agents of their own.

TRADE: Boston Acquires All-Star First Baseman

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BOSTON — Adrian Gonzalez put on a Red Sox jersey for the first time and immediately said what the Fenway faithful wanted to hear. "I'm very exc...

Enrique Morones: The Man Who Would Move the Game

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

As much as anyone in the United States, Enrique Morones is uniquely positioned to provide leadership on the connection between baseball and the rights of immigrants.

NL Gold Glove Winners 2009: Rollins, Zimmerman Win Awards

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — That travel team back in Virginia a decade ago must have played great defense on the left side of the infield. Ryan Zimmerman succee...

Rockies-Padres series looms large

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Watching the Rockies' 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds last night wasn't as suspenseful as anticipated given the circumstances; the Red...