FILE - In this July 20, 2013, file photo, former Texas Rangers and 14-time All-Star catcher Ivan Rodriguez speaks after he was inducted into the Texas Rangers Baseball Hall of Fame before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. Tim Raines and Jeff Bagwell are likely to be voted into baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, when Trevor Hoffman and Ivan Rodriguez also could gain the honor.  (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

Steroids-tainted stars Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were passed over for the fifth straight year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. But they received significantly more votes this time and could be in position to gain election in coming years.