Evans pitcher Brooke Buck named fall sports player of the week

Evans pitcher Brooke Buck allowed one run in seven innings in Game 1 of the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs, then hit a two-run home run in Game 2.

Former GreenJackets fill World Series roster

...including a left-hander who has established himself as the staff ace.Madison Bumgarner is listed as the Game 1 starting pitcher for the Giants. He has a 1.42 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 31 2/3 innings over four 2014 postseason starts. The 25-year-old...

Tim Lincecum waits his turn

...he's so selfless that it inspires each and every one of us," right fielder Hunter Pence said. "He's also a big-game pitcher. He has that flair for the spectacular. You've seen it with two no-hitters where he lifts us up through some of our tough...

Richmond Academy to honor 1956 championship football team

...the school's most successful alumni. While Dye began a professional career in football, Jack Fisher became a major league pitcher. Lamar Fleming became the chairman of the Department of Ortho pedics at Emory University, John Reynolds became a neurosurgeon...

2012 trade for James Shields sent Royals on way

...been assembled and all that was missing was the right starting pitcher ? someone who could not only be the staff ace, but who could...opportunities to acquire a top rotation starter and an impact pitcher like Wade Davis, they're not presented year-in and year-out...

Cardinals' Adam Wainwright confident he made right adjustments

...and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.The Cardinals ace is confident...so it should be a much more polished pitcher you see on the mound."The right-hander...a bad rap for not being a good playoff pitcher. That's the time I want to shine the...

Braves' Schuerholz denies GM report

...Braves organization! Wonder why??? Hmmmmm." ROYALS: Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie wore his familiar home jersey into the Kauffman...He sent me a text apologizing this morning," said Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman, a former teammate. "I haven't had a chance...

Oddsmaker makes Giants favorite in World Series

...helped them win it all in 1985.There were a lot of lean years in the interim.Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt, the winning pitcher in the NLCS clincher Thursday night against the Cardinals, played for Kansas City from 2002-06 ? the Royals lost 100 games...

Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett retiring after 14-year career

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Josh Beckett, facing surgery for a torn labrum in his left hip that caused him to miss most of the last three months of the season...

Lady Wolfpack batter way to region title

After Kirsten Titus fired a third strike for the final out against Houston County, the Greenbrier pitcher was mobbed by her teammates.Titus' 10th strikeout in two games against the Lady Bears was the final piece of an improbable win...