Chicago's slugging first basemen
Ernie Banks, a shortstop his first nine seasons and a first baseman the last ten, belted 512 homers for the Cubs. In his memorable 2005 season, Derrek Lee slammed 46 homers (second to Atlanta's Andruw Jones, who had 51), led the NL in slugging, at .662 ...
Smith reflects on his baseball career
Pittsburg Morning Sun
FRANKLIN — Former MLB player Dan Smith's name recently made the rounds after the passing of baseball great Tony Gwynn. See, it was Smith, a Girard High product, who surrendered Gwynn's 3,000th hit on August 6, 1999, pitching for the Montreal Expos.
Sunday's local scoreboard
Topeka Capital Journal
Derek Huffman, Topeka, 737; 9. Gus Harrison, McLouth, 685; 10. Ethan Isaacs, Bonner Springs, 670; 11. Jeff Mauro, Berryton , 666; 12. RJ Edwards, Grantville, 600; 13. Lance Lincoln, Berryton, 553; 14. Chance Hug, Mayetta, 509; 15. Rich Boyden, Topeka ...
Bright future for Bryant and Gallo
He has 31 homers and a .701 slugging percentage between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa, and Cubs fans are looking forward to the day he and fellow prospect Javier Baez can give the franchise its first 30-plus-homer duo since Derrek Lee and ...