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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Bartee Haile: San Marcos’ Tex Hughson knew when to walk away

The Boston Red Sox pitcher was headed toward the Hall of Fame until his arm gave out. Rather than play for the National League’s New York Giants, he retired to San Marcos for the next chapter in his life.

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Former Bobcat Goldschmidt makes All-Star team

Less than four years removed from his Texas State career, Arizona Diamondback first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is headed to his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Interleague play loses its force either way

Interleague play in Major League Baseball no longer is thrilling nor annoying. It's just a chronic ache one learns to live with.

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

So, what is the Astros’ plan?

The Houston Astros' trade for Miguel Tejada, at the cost of pitching prospects Troy Patton and Matt Albers, only makes sense if the club is angling for the 2009 market in free agent pitchers.