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Tim Tebow earns promotion to start 2019 baseball season in Triple-A

Tim Tebow earns promotion to start 2019 baseball season in Triple-A

By Jon Ackerman – Sports Spectrum After hitting .273 with six home runs and 36 RBIs in 84 games for Double-A Binghamton in 2018 — a season that was cut short due to a broken hamate bone in his...
Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. named ALCS MVP, keeping God as his ‘main focus’

Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. named ALCS MVP, keeping God as his ‘main focus’

By Jason Romano The Boston Red Sox are the American League champions. They defeated the defending champion Houston Astros, 4-1, to move on to the World Series. Jackie Bradley Jr. was named the ALCS...
Dodger coach talks World Series, faith, steroid era

Dodger coach talks World Series, faith, steroid era

By Tim Ellsworth BOSTON (BP)– Luis Ortiz stepped into the shadow of the Green Monster at Fenway Park in Boston 25 years ago to make his Major League debut with the Red Sox. His career as a...
Bible helps NBA’s Curry stay ‘focused, locked-in’

Bible helps NBA’s Curry stay ‘focused, locked-in’

by Aaron Earls OAKLAND, Calif. (BP) — Stephen Curry has been writing Philippians 4:13 on his basketball shoes since his first college practice, but it was another passage from the biblical book...
He’s a Major-League Pitcher — and a Plumber — Whose Faith Helps Keep Him Focused

He’s a Major-League Pitcher — and a Plumber — Whose Faith Helps Keep Him Focused

By Bobby Ross Jr. It’s not hard to stay humble when you’re unclogging a toilet. Or when you’re throwing gopher balls to Miracle League ballplayers swinging for the fences. At least that’s how...
Gold Mine: Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt finds Jesus through love of others

Gold Mine: Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt finds Jesus through love of others

By Sports Spectrum  Paul Goldschmidt has a reputation for humility almost as large as his renown for terrifying National League pitchers. Despite prodigious numbers (good enough to merit...
New York Yankees call Ken Whitten ‘mentor’

New York Yankees call Ken Whitten ‘mentor’

By David Roach   LUTZ, Fla. (BP) — Ken Whitten used to dream of playing professional baseball. But even though God closed that door following Whitten’s college pitching career nearly...
Passionate Purpose

Passionate Purpose

  By Kyle Gibson, Minnesota Twins Throughout most of my childhood and teenage years, baseball defined me. My life revolved around the sport. Looking back now, I realize it was in the absence of...
All-Star Pujols anchored by faith

All-Star Pujols anchored by faith

  By Daniel Woodman   CINCINNATI (BP) — He grew up playing catch just like any kid, except he used limes instead of a baseball and a milk cartoon instead of a glove. He often watched...
Chris Davis: God Used My Time Off For His Glory

Chris Davis: God Used My Time Off For His Glory

Back from a long suspension, Baltimore Orioles first baseman reflects on what he learned during his time away from Major League Baseball   By J.C. Derrick   (WNS)–Chris Davis was on...