(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part series on the Olean Oilers and the decision to take a leave of absence for the 2021 New York Collegiate Baseball League season.)
Major League Baseball's Winter Meetings certainly will be different this year. Instead of the entire industry swarming the Omni Dallas Hotel, the annual event will occur virtually due to the c…
The Pirates aren't expected to make a final decision on whether or not to pick up Chris Archer's $11 million option for 2021 until close to the 5 p.m. deadline on Sunday. The reason: General m…
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts — the Los Angeles Dodgers stars all shined.
ELDRED — Baseball is a family success for the Sebastian brothers of Eldred.
OK, truth be told, I caved on baseball.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Given the chance to celebrate Jackie Robinson through the weekend, and not just one day, the Toronto Blue Jays didn’t hesitate.
CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox added to their outfield depth Friday, acquiring Jarrod Dyson in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates for international signing bonus pool money.
COUDERSPORT — Kullen Crosby, a 2019 graduate of Coudersport High School, has gone on to Penn State Behrend to major in mechanical engineering technology and play for the Behrend Lions baseball team.
Ben Cherington believes his team is ready to play 15 games in the next 13 days. But the Pittsburgh Pirates' general manager knows it's a grueling stretch, especially for a team that loses anot…
PORT ALLEGANY — His love affair with baseball started via wiffle ball games in the backyard.
By the time JT Brubaker throws the first pitch Tuesday night at PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have more games to play (42) than there are days remaining (41) in the season.
One of Cole Sebastian’s goals in life was to play Division I college baseball and on July 24, that became a reality when the rising Otto-Eldred senior announced his commitment to Canisius Coll…
Ben Cherington insists the Pirates are trying to win.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The initial dream died quickly and quietly late in 1993 when surgeons opened up Derek Shelton's mangled right elbow and tried to piece it back together. It didn't take. At le…
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are talking to the Pittsburgh Pirates about sharing their major league ballpark this season after Canada's government barred them from playing in their hom…
SMETHPORT — The Southern Tier Cardinals are playing their best baseball of the summer, and at the perfect time, too.
It’s been ingrained in the community for the last century, nearly as much an Olean pillar as the oil from which it was named.
SMETHPORT — It was just the way the Southern Tier Cardinals wanted to begin their home tournament this weekend.
Joe Musgrove will be the Opening Day starter for the Pittsburgh Pirates next Friday at the St. Louis Cardinals, manager Derek Shelton announced Friday.
Justin Meccage's reaction to the talents of relief pitcher Chris Stratton is encouraging.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Ben Cherington and manager Derek Shelton have used a lot of words to describe the situation they inherited then they arrived last fall.
The 2020 season wasn’t going to be an easy one for the Pittsburgh Pirates, with the team opting to start rebuilding from the bottom up after an abysmal 69-93 season in 2019. As such, the Bucs …
SMETHPORT — Dick Ognen had an especially good reason to look forward to this summer on the baseball diamond.
During their four years at Bradford Area High School, Erica Marshall and Caleb Nuzzo combined to play seven different sports, won countless games and events, and helped elevate the Owls’ athle…
It was one of the points, an “oh, yeah” moment, raised by Portville baseball coach Mike Matz in a phone call Friday.
It reignited one of the most long-standing debates in baseball.
ST. MARYS — For the first time in over three months, Nate Beimel was back where he belonged.
CANTON, Ohio — After advancing to the Junior Little League World Series in 2018 and being a game away from the Senior Little League World Series a season ago, this was supposed to be their year.
DUKE CENTER — From 1985-2000, there might not have been a busier man in McKean County than Lance Baker.
SMETHPORT — For at least two and a half hours Friday night in Smethport, things felt normal.
Rhode Island’s topography leaves little doubt it’s one of the New England states. Largely flat and very rocky with low, heavily forested, rolling hills, laced with numerous creeks and rivers, …
DUBOIS — Danny Manion wasn’t sure if he’d be able to play any organized baseball this summer.
The PIAA strengthened its stance against “ethnic and racially insensitive comments” by making those and other unsportsmanlike actions punishable with a two-game suspension.
Can it be three full months that we’ve been almost entirely without organized sports … amateur, college or pro?