Down on the Farm: Montgomery Exudes Southern Charm

July 23, 2014 | By: AJ Kaufman

I enjoyed my May visit to Birmingham’s Regions Field so much that upon a July return to Alabama, I headed 90 miles south to check out Southern League rival Montgomery’s yard. Capitalizing on unseasonably pleasant weather with temps in the low 80s didn’t bother this northerner either.

Don Zimmer: 1931-2014

June 4, 2014 | By: AJ Kaufman

A baseball icon died Wednesday night, as Don Zimmer, passed away at Day Care Alliance Hospital in Dunedin, Florida, where he’d been for roughly six weeks after undergoing heart valve surgery. A true lifer, who enjoyed every moment from age 18 through a remarkable 66 seasons in the professional game, Zimmer was most recently senior adviser for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Four Boston Red Sox ejected against Tampa Bay Rays

May 31, 2014 | By: Ryan Phillips

Well, that was an interesting night. The Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays are developing quite a rivalry, and on Friday night things boiled over once again. The result? Several errant pitches, cleared benches and four members of the Red Sox ejected.