Kyler Murray should play baseball, not football

Kyler Murray should play baseball, not football

On Dec. 29, Kyler Murray’s football career came to a close with a 45-34 loss to Alabama in the College Football Playoff Semifinal. Well, his college football career, at least: Murray was taken ninth overall by the A’s in the 2018 Draft and came to terms on a deal with Oakland that would allow him to play one […]

Funding stadium with baseball salaries a ‘mistake’

Funding stadium with baseball salaries a ‘mistake’

The Portland Diamond Project has an agreement with the Port of Portlatnd to negotiate purchasing its underused Terminal 2 along the Willamette River in northwest Portland for the stadium, Jan. 12, 2019 (Courtesy of Portland Diamond Project) Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. […]

Baseball World:The Baseball Hall of Fame standards

Baseball World:The Baseball Hall of Fame standards

Carl Johnson Thirty-seven years ago today, Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Aaron, of course, was the man who broke Babe Ruth’s career record for home runs, breaking the record with his 715th on April 8, 1974 off Al Downing. In a career that spanned 23 years, from […]

An all-around talent, Larry Walker deserves a closer look

An all-around talent, Larry Walker deserves a closer look

USA TODAY Sports is counting down the top 10 candidates on the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot in advance of the Jan. 22 election results. The countdown is based on voting by our power rankings panel, which includes five Hall voters. No. 7: Larry Walker An all-time great for two different franchises, Walker spent […]

Baseball America’s Bill Mitchell breaks down Mariners’ farm system

Baseball America’s Bill Mitchell breaks down Mariners’ farm system

This spring will be big for Mariners prospect Kyle Lewis, who was slowed by an ACL injury. (AP) Bill Mitchell, who covers Mariners prospects for Baseball America, joined 710 ESPN Seattle’s Mariners Hot Stove Show this week to talk about the latest prospect rankings. Mitchell gave an improved picture of the organization, which has used […]

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