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Roberto Clemente: su legado dentro y fuera del juego

El 9 de septiembre, las Mayores Ligas de Béisbol está celebrando el Día de Roberto Clemente. Cada miembro de los Piratas de Pittsburgh usó el número '21' en sus camisetas para honrar a Clemente.

Ernesto Hernandez, The DePaulia Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2020

Los Piratas de Pittsburgh celebraron a Roberto Clemente de una manera especial cuando a sus jugadores y personal se les permitió usar el número 21 por primera vez desde que retiraron su camiseta en 1973. Al acercarse el día de Roberto Clemente, los Piratas se enfrentaron a las Medias Blancas d...

Preview: Cubs look to bounce back after disappointing 2019 season

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers during the first inning of a summer camp baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Chicago.

Ernesto Hernandez, Asst. Sports Editor

July 24, 2020

The Chicago Cubs kick off the 2020 season at home against the Milwaukee Brewers as the team looks to rebound from a 2019 season which saw the team miss the postseason for the first time since 2014. The Cubs finished the 2019 season in third place, behind St. Louis and Milwaukee, with a record of 89-73...

Column: The Cubs and White Sox have a chance to provide an exciting sprint to the 2020 playoffs

Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria, right, celebrates with his team after the White Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs 7-3 in an exhibition baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Sunday, July 19, 2020.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 24, 2020

One month ago it seemed like the prospect of having a 2020 baseball season was a pipe dream. Both the players and owners couldn’t agree on how many games should be played or how to settle the salary dispute that was previously agreed upon in April. Four weeks later, however, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred set a 60...

COMMENTARY: When it comes to baseball, players, not owners, should get benefit of the doubt

A view of the Globe Life Field, the newly-built home of the Texas Rangers, with the roof open from a perspective along the third base line is shown in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2020

In March, Major League Baseball made the decision to postpone the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with certain states lifting restrictions, the league is looking to resume the season, but has been met with pushback from the players. The dispute between the players and owners has gone public with ...

OPINIÓN: El plan para empezar la temporada de la MLB tiene poco sentido

OPINIÓN: El plan para empezar la temporada de la MLB tiene poco sentido

Ernesto Hernandez, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

Las Grandes Ligas de Béisbol han concebido un plan para empezar la liga en mayo en medio de la pandemia del coronavirus. Aunque tiene al apoyo de la liga y la unión de los jugadores, es un plan que tiene poco sentido y pone en riesgo los involucrados. Según un reporte de Jeff Passan para ESPN, ...

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Though the Cubs lost last night, fans across multiple generations unite because of the team and their hope for the team (Geoff Stellfox | The DePaulia)

Geoff Stellfox

October 17, 2016

When I was two-years-old, I went on the field at Wrigley Field and met Andre Dawson. Fast-forward 25 years (plus some change), and he’s back at Wrigley to throw out the first pitch in Game Two of the NLCS, and I’m back in the stands. Life’s funny like that — it moves in circles, giv...

Commentary: When sports mirror life

Commentary: When sports mirror life

Ben Gartland

October 3, 2016

Sports have an uncanny ability to make people feel connected to people they’ve never met, to teams they’ve never played for and to events that we are only spectators for. Which is why last Sunday I walked around with a pit in my stomach because José Fernández, a 24-year-old baseball player I...

Baseball: No longer America’s favorite pastime

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Jenna Duddleston

November 13, 2014

With the World Series ending the 2014 MLB season last week, it seems that baseball is no longer America’s favorite pastime. The World Series was saved from being the least viewed World Series game in history, thanks to San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Bumgarner broke the record for most...

Gone with Tommy John: An alarming trend

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Moore is one of the many pitchers this season that needs Tommy John surgery. Photo courtesy of AP.

Colin Sallee

June 2, 2014

From cavemen hurling sharp weapons in the direction of mastodons to athletes practicing their pitching for a game, the throwing motion has been around for hundreds of thousands of years. Though these players have come a long way from their caveman roots, the throwing motion remains the same; however,...

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