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The Washington Nationals' plans for preparing their pitchers this spring will have one added wrinkle when it comes to left-hander Gio Gonzalez, who will leave camp in early March to join Team USA for the World Baseball Classic.
Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa were denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame, with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.
Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan had a blazing fastball, the first ever clocked at 100 mph, during 27 seasons that included 5,714 strikeouts and seven no-hitters. Mariano Rivera has used a devastating, bat-cracking cutter for a record 608 saves to be part of five World Series championships with the New York Yankees.
The verdicts are in. All that remains now are the votes. Baseball's poster boys for the Steroid Era — Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds — have endured their government trials. They have gotten off scot-free and with a wrist slap, respectively, making a mockery of federal prosecutors. But the best pitcher and best hitter of their generation have yet to be judged by the baseball writers who elect players to the Hall of Fame.
John Smoltz exhaled heavily and shook his head minutes after his No. 29 was retired by the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
John Smoltz's career got off to a rocky start. By the time he was done, it was good enough to ensure no one ever wears his number again for the Atlanta Braves.
A year ago this week, Sports Illustrated put the Philadelphia Phillies' five starters on its cover.
No team enters this postseason under more pressure than the Philadelphia Phillies.
There were 6s everywhere at Turner Field as the Braves honored Bobby Cox on Friday night.