Baseball

2016 Latino Hall of Fame inductees express gratitude
A catcher with 13 Gold Gloves under his belt, a four-time World Series champion right-hander known for his trademark high leg kick and the Major League record holder for career pitching appearances are among the newest members of the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame.
(MLB.com, August 21, 2015)

Comfortable with O’s, Cruz aims for October
After long winter, slugger happy to have fresh start with contender.
(Orioles.com, April 8, 2014)

Alomar wants to inspire young players in PR
Roberto Alomar has already achieved the highest honor available to a Major League player. The former second baseman was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011. Now, the Puerto Rican native has a new dream: to share his knowledge of baseball with the youth of his homeland in the hopes of inspiring a new generation of ballplayers.
(MLB.com, Feb. 27, 2014)

Soriano happy to be where he first learned to win
The Yankees team that welcomed back Alfonso Soriano on July 26, and that is now benefiting from his offense, is very different from the club that traded him to the Rangers for Alex Rodríguez prior to the 2004 season.
(Yankees.com, Aug. 22, 2013)

Calm, cool, collected Johan remains positive
Although his professional demeanor may not allow him to express it, the 2010 season has surely tested the limits of Johan Santana’s patience.
(MLB.com, Aug. 27, 2010)

Despite early hiccups, Reyes thriving
In what has been yet another Mets season marred by controversy and lackluster performances, shortstop Jose Reyes has overcome health problems to be hailed as one of his team’s silver linings.
(MLB.com, Aug. 26, 2010)

Mets can’t explain home-road disparity
With an 11-inning win over the Padres on Tuesday night, the Mets earned their ninth straight victory at Citi Field and improved their home record to 23-9 — the best of any Major League team. On the road, however, they have yet to win a series, and their record is a disheartening 8-18.
(MLB.com, June 9, 2010)

Nova, Nunez on incredible journey together
Pitcher Ivan Nova and infielder Eduardo Nunez have shared many experiences on and off the field since they signed with the Yankees out of the Dominican Republic as free agents in 2004. But no Minor League contest or late-night conversation can compare to the ride the rookies presently find themselves on.
(Yankees.com, Sept. 1 , 2009)

Cashman content with team he has built
Based on his comments at a press conference with Spanish-language media at Yankee Stadium, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman seems content with the pieces with which he has built his team — so long as they are all functioning at full capacity.
(Yankees.com, June 18, 2009)

Pena a valuable resource for catchers
Perhaps no one understands the complexity of the position of catcher better than Tony Pena, a former Major League backstop who caught in 1,950 games with six teams from 1980-97.
(Yankees.com, May 22, 2009)

For Posada, another monumental milestone
With one swing of the bat, Jorge Posada further engraved his name into Yankees lore on April 16, as the ball he hit landed in Monument Park for the first home run in the new Yankee Stadium.
(Yankees.com, April 22, 2009)