Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

...especially late in games," said Jeremy Affeldt, who pitched 1 2-3 innings in relief of Hudson.Playing without injured catcher Yadier Molina, the Cardinals had their chances. They squandered Wong's double in the second before he delivered a wind-aided...
Today In Sports History

...over a 154-game schedule. Suzuki breaks it in the Mariners' 160th game of the year.2006 - Joe Mauer becomes the first catcher to win an AL batting title as Minnesota beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1. Mauer, finishing at .347, ends up four points...
Royals top A's 9-8 in AL wild-card

...left-hander who plays on passion, Jeremy Guthrie is a cerebral right-hander that relies on guile.TRAINER'S ROOMAthletics catcher Geovany Soto left the game after hurting his left thumb tagging Hosmer at the plate to end the first inning. Soto started...
Volquez looks to continue revival against Giants, they knew I was really close to getting ready to go," Volquez said.Searage tweaked Volquez's delivery. Pirates catcher Russell Martin worked with him to set a steady pace during games, often hustling to the mound when Volquez starts working...
Time for change for S.F. Giants

...starting together as pitcher and catcher, though as the years have...Posey isn't a great enough catcher to soothe Lincecum and if Lincecum...body has taken hits that only catchers take, his defense seems a leader and player as a catcher, but not so much when his...
Seattle Seahawks hope offensive roll will continue

...tight ends on their final 53-man roster. While that's likely to be in flux throughout the season, it's the most pass catchers coach Pete Carroll has kept on the initial roster to start any of his five seasons as Seattle's coach.Consider Green Bay...
Juniors All-Stars battling in Vancouver

...the plate," Tompkins said. "He has caught all our games and the weather here makes it pretty intolerable to be inside the catchers gear all game. This heat is tough but the kids are sticking it out. We don't make excuses, but it is 82 degrees right...
Today in sports history Southern California. It's the first time college football's top award is returned by a recipient.2011 - Colorado catcher Eliezer Alfonzo becomes the first player suspended twice under the Major League Baseball drug program and will serve a 100-game...
Pacific Northwest Indie Bestseller List

...Sedaris7. Lawrence in Arabia, by Scott Anderson8. The Untethered Soul, by Michael A. Singer9. Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher, by Timothy Egan10. Orange Is the New Black, by Piper Kerman MASS MARKET1. Outlander, by Diana Gabaldon2. A Game of Thrones...
Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

...manager Joe Maddon said.San Diego's Black mentioned that some catchers apply pine tar to their shin guards so they can use it to check him. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, a former catcher, said Thursday: "I do think pitchers using pine tar isn't...


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