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June 2nd, 1990—that’s a date that a lot of Mariners fans remember. Randy Johnson threw the first no-hitter in the franchise’s history. Now 22 years later, on the 35th anniversary of Mariners baseball, and on the year that Johnson was inducted into the Mariners Hall of Fame, Felix Hernandez threw...
As the New York Mets continue their slow march to the end of the regular season, one troubling trend that can't be ignored is the sudden decline of Mets starter Johan Santana. Santana, who delivered what looks to be the apex of the 2012 season with his no hitter on June 1st, has fallen into a...
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BY DAVE RAGAZZO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM As the end of the major league baseball season fast approaches, the Yankees look poised for another deep run into the playoffs. The starting rotation has been under some scrutiny for their inconsistencies, especially at the backend of the rotation which has...
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BY DAVE RAGAZZO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM As the end of the major league baseball season fast approaches, the Yankees look poised for another deep run into the playoffs. The starting rotation has been under some scrutiny for their inconsistencies, especially at the backend of the rotation which has...
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This weekend when I heard on the news that pitching great Roger Clemens signed a contract with the "Sugar Land Skeeters" I didn't pay much attention. I figured it was to appear in some commercials to sell more "skeeters." A candy product like M & M's. Until I read this mornings paper and found...
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Grease is the word: August 23, 1982, Gaylord Perry of the Seattle Mariners is caught putting a foreign substance on the ball. Long suspected of throwing a “spitball”, Perry is ejected from a game for the first and only time in his career. August 23, 1936, future Hall of Famer Bob Feller makes his...
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Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug     (Opening image credit, Elias Sports Bureau) As you know by now, the Pittsburgh Pirates outlasted their division nemesis St. Louis Cardinals in a 19-inning marathon on Sunday night.  While 3B Pedro Alvarez’s game-breaking home run in the top of the 19th- followed...
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Heading into play on Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers are 2 full games back of the Chicago White Sox. Plenty of baseball remains on the schedule but much has to change in order for the Tigers to overtake the White Sox in the AL Central. Yesterday I covered 7 reasons why the Tigers will win it all this...
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  Power Rankings Current Team Previous 1 Washington Nationals 1 On Sunday, Gio Gonzalez won his 16th game of the season, becoming the first National to have that many wins in a single season. 2 Cincinatti Reds +1 3  Billy Hamilton Watch: Hamilton now has 143 steals on the year....
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(PhatzRadio / USA Today) — The last time he attempted a pitching comeback, Roger Clemens was amply compensated monetarily but found little reward on the field. Now he’s seeking that satisfaction with little immediate financial incentive. Clemens, 50, who last pitched in the majors with the New...
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It was officially announced that Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford will have season-ending Tommy John surgery this Thursday. After discussing the idea with management, all were in agreement that now is the best time. After having such a terrible season last year, respect must be given to...
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Cooperstown Matchup: On August 22, 1989, Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers becomes the first major league pitcher to reach the 5,000 strikeout mark. Ryan fans Rickey Henderson of the Oakland A’s On a 96 mph fastball in the fifth inning. The "Ryan Express" strikes out 13 and gives up only five hits,...
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When we last saw the Roger Clemens in June he was leaving a federal courtroom after being acquitted on all two felony perjury charges, three charges of making false statements, and one charge of obstructing justice. But before all the courtroom drama, Roger Clemens was in a more familiar setting,...
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Back to back weeks of the Top 5, but we do have a new team at the #29 spot. That means the Twins are at their highest since week 1. The power rankings take into account record, run differential, and farm system. Record carries the most weight and farm system carries the least. Rank Team Record...
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