Major League Baseball

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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Desert Hills Pitcher Makes MLB Debut With Chicago White Sox

Former Desert Hills baseball star Drew Thorpe might have wondered when his opportunity would come following two off-season trades.
3 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Cougar Justin Sterner Makes Most Of MLB Debut

Former BYU Cougar Justin Sterner didn't have much time to prepare when the rookie pitcher learned he was needed in the big league bullpen.
4 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Demoted As Chicago Cubs Get Healthier

Porter Hodge found out how the other half lives when a bad call spiraled into allowing the first earned runs of his brief big league career.
6 days ago
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STEFANIE DAZIO and AMY TAXIN Associated Press

Ippei Mizuhara Spoke For Shohei Ohtani, Stole Nearly $17M

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — As an interpreter, Ippei Mizuhara was supposed to bridge the gap between baseball star Shohei Ohtani and his English-speaking teammates and fans as the duo traveled from Southern California to ballparks across the U.S. Instead, Mizuhara exploited the Japanese-English language barrier to isolate Ohtani and profit, in the truest sense, […]
11 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Reminisces On MLB Debut

Nearly five years after he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs out of Cottonwood High, Porter Hodge is living the high life in the Cubs bullpen. 
11 days ago
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RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer

MLB Player Tucupita Marcano Under Investigation For Alleged Baseball Bets, AP Source Says

NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres infielder Tucupita Marcano is under investigation by Major League Baseball for allegedly betting on baseball and could be subject to a lifetime ban, according to a person familiar with the probe. MLB is looking into allegations Marcano bet on games involving the Pittsburgh Pirates while on the team’s […]
12 days ago
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Brian Preece

Salt Lake Bees Hosting Bark In The Park Night For Local Dogs

The Salt Lake Bees are welcoming all well-behaved dogs and their owners to a Bark in the Park night at Smith's Ballpark on Wednesday, June 5.
13 days ago
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Brian Preece

Former BYU Baseball Standout Daniel Schneemann Doubles In MLB Debut

A blistering start with the bat earned former BYU Cougar Daniel Schneemann the chance to make his MLB debut with the Cleveland Guardians.
13 days ago
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Ronald Blum, AP

Josh Gibson Becomes MLB Batting Leader As Negro Leagues Statistics Incorporated

Josh Gibson became MLB’s career leader when Negro Leagues records for more than 2,300 players were incorporated.
16 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Hodge Delights In Debut, Dunn Returns To Milwaukee

Former Cottonwood Colt Porter Hodge had a memorable MLB debut when he finally took the mound in front of 35,000 fans at beautiful Wrigley Field.
17 days ago
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Wes Crosby, AP

Braves Star Ronald Acuña Jr. To Miss Rest Of Season After Tearing Left ACL

Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the rest of the season after he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
19 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Porter Hodge Dazzles In Big League Debut For Chicago Cubs

Former Cottonwood HS standout pitcher Porter Hodge was one ball shy of an immaculate inning in his MLB debut.
20 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MiLB: Former BYU Cougar Making Triple-A Case For Big League Promotion

Daniel Schneeman is on fire at the plate this season for last-place Columbus, putting himself in position to make his MLB debut this summer.
20 days ago
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Brian Preece

Report: Former Salt Lake Bee Facing MLB Gambling Investigation

Former Bees infielder David Fletcher is reportedly being investigated by MLB officials for his involvement with bookmaker Mathew Bowyer.
26 days ago
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Brian Preece

Salt Lake Bees Buoyed By Five LA Angels 40-Man Roster Players

The Salt Lake Bees have a host of past and likely future major leaguers players in uniform despite a rough start to the 2024 season.
26 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Former Cottonwood Colt Set To Make MLB Debut With Chicago Cubs

Former Cottonwood Colt pitcher Porter Hodge could make his MLB debut this week after being called up by the Chicago Cubs on Friday, May 17.
29 days ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Oliver Dunn Demoted, One Utahn Stands At MLB’s Highest Level

The Milwaukee Brewers have pulled the plug on the Oliver Dunn experiment, sending Dunn down after he struck out ten times in 24 May at-bats. 
29 days ago
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Brian Preece

Salt Lake Bees Starter Brett Kerry Named PCL Pitcher Of The Week

Fourth-year pro Brett Kerry took a no-hitter into the seventh inning on Friday night, lifting the Salt Lake Bees to a 9-1 win over the Sacramento River Cats.
1 month ago
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Brian Preece

Hunter Dozier’s Career Day Leads Salt Lake Bees Offense In Breakout Series

Former Kansas City Royal Hunter Dozier has been on a tear this week, leading the charge as the Salt Lake Bees bats got hot at home
1 month ago
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JANIE McCAULEY AP Baseball Writer

The A’s Are Winning Again, Even If Only A Small Crowd Of Diehards Are In Coliseum To See It

Small crowds of diehards are determined to cheer their beloved A's this year before they relocate to Sacramento for the next three seasons.
1 month ago
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CHRISTOPHER WEBER and STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press

Shohei Ohtani’s Ex-Interpreter Ippei Mizuhara Will Plead Guilty In Betting Case

Ippei Mizuhara, the former interpreter for Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani has agreed to plead guilty to bank and tax fraud.
1 month ago
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Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Troublesome Bee Swarm Causes Buzzworthy Delay in Arizona

There was a buzz in the crowd on Tuesday night at Chase Field but it wasn't the traditional sound you'd expect from 28,000 baseball fans.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Locals In MLB: Oliver Dunn’s Fast Start A Distant Memory Amidst Current Slump

After a hot start to the season, former Utah infielder Oliver Dunn has come crashing back to earth in a big way for the Milwaukee Brewers.
2 months ago
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Brian Preece

Minor League Umpires Announce Calls To Crowd For First Time In 2024 Season

Following the near-seamless implementation of rule changes last year, MLB officials look to use technology to improve the fan experience.
2 months ago