Athletics needs better middle infielders

...of roster wizardry that brought shortstop Jed Lowrie, first baseman and former Augusta GreenJacket Brandon Moss, right fielder...Shortstops Asdrubal Cabrera and J.J. Hardy, and second basemen Rickie Weeks and Ben Zobrist, are perhaps the best available...

Royals check out Giants' ballpark

...unique."I know absolutely nothing," the Kansas City first baseman said. "I've heard nothing but good things about it, the...the trip. Raised in Southern California, the Royals third baseman has seen AT&T Park only on television."I don't know...

Dale Earnhardt raises awareness about concussions

...Other pro athletes who will be featured in the ReThinkConcussions.com initiative include quarterback Brady Quinn, second baseman Brian Roberts and Tyler Hansbrough of the NBA."An important reality is this: concussion is treatable if managed properly...

Royals, Giants ready to shake off rust for shot at title

...get out of rhythm."It affects a bit with your timing, especially when trying to adjust to pitchers," Kansas City second baseman Omar Infante said. "It's hard to recover that groove you have."Triple Crown winner Miguel Ca brera and Detroit got nearly...

Giants beat Cardinals in Game 4 of NLCS, move a win away from World Series berth

...FRANCISCO - Buster Posey drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of some clunky defense by St. Louis first baseman Matt Adams, beating the Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night to move within one victory of the World Series.Chasing their...

Braves notebook

...RBI from his trio of first basemen - B.J. Surhoff, Wes Helms...produced by National League first basemen are .248, six home runs and...run and one RBI as a first baseman. Helms is batting .189 with...RBI produced by Braves first basemen this season belong to Surhoff...

Braves notebook

...Robinson or Ron Santo. The only two third basemen in major league history to post five straight...with 101 RBI. "Of all the great third basemen who have played the game, I would have...stick and a bigger glove. The second baseman, who very quietly has hit .282 since...

Tigers top Deacons in game of offense

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Clemson first basemen Andy D'Alessio went 3-for-6 with a three-run homer and six RBI as the Tigers rallied from an seven-run deficit to get...

Aiken Post 26 begins defending state title in playoffs

...fielder Adam Herndon (batting over .600), shortstop/second basemen Charlie Stanley (16 stolen bases), catcher Josh Miller (batting .600), right fielder Kyle Langley (20 RBI), third basemen Chris Wolf (only one error) and pitcher Josh Moyer (5-1...

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Giles defends self well to start 2003

...reverence as 2002 Gold Glove second basemen Fernando Vina and Brett Boone...above-average major league second baseman. He did it through hard work...Braves of another scrappy second baseman who didn't mind getting his...willing to be patient with first baseman Robert Fick's sore right...