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It didn’t take WFAN’s Mike Francesa to tell you that the Mets season is over. The normally angryradio personality loves to bash the Mets and had an "epic rant" on the team’s inability to play good baseball which has become one of the most talked about sound bites of recent time. “The Mets have...
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It didn’t take WFAN’s Mike Francesa to tell you that the Mets season is over. The normally angryradio personality loves to bash the Mets and had an "epic rant" on the team’s inability to play good baseball which has become one of the most talked about sound bites of recent time. “The Mets have...
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In his first at-bat as a Dodger, first baseman Adrian Gonzalez provided all the runs the Dodgers would need in their 8-2 victory tonight over the Miami Marlins. Gonzalez drove a Josh Johnson low-and-inside fastball down the right field line just inside the fair pole for a three-run homer to give...
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On Jim Thome's birthday, YouTube user CheAtBoy112233 has a video of Jim Thome highlights. Play Our Fantasy Game Today and Try Your Hand at Winning $250 for FREE
Prince of thieves: August 27, 1982, Rickey Henderson of the Oakland A’s breaks Lou Brock’s single-season stolen base record. Henderson steals his 119th base, surpassing Brock’s total of 118 thefts. Henderson stole the base in the 3rd and would steal three more bases in a 5-4 loss to the Milwaukee...
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In Boston this morning "Fenway Fans" are calling this blockbuster trade between the Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers one of the biggest trades in their franchise history since Babe Ruth was shipped to the Yankees. I don't call it a "trade." I call it finally ridding Fenway Park of "garbage" that's...
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The Los Angeles Dodgers have reeled in Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett from the Boston Red Sox, but what does it mean for Los Angeles? In what should be the most expensive move in MLB history, Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Dodgers proved to be a match made in heaven for the...
Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard a lot about Stephen Strasburg and the impending decision to shut him down. It’s been mostly negative, but should it be? Before the season, National GM Mike Rizzo announced that Strasburg would be on an innings limit – somewhere around 160-180. That was fine then...
It's surprisingly hard not to be excited about the Mariners right now. It is a nice change of pace from the previous decade or so. Whispers of "refuse to lose" are slipping out - timid whispers that respect the decade of futility, combined with the long odds the team faces right now, but whispers...
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Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Billy Hamilton is making noise with his speed – he set the minor league steals record on Tuesday, surpassing Vince Coleman’s 145 (though Coleman did it in fewer games). Hamilton was on my radar for the Portland Peskies awhile ago, after he clocked a 13.8 second in the...
As Melky Cabrera has reminded us, we can’t believe that everything we see on the baseball diamond is legit. As a fan of the game, it’s extremely frustrating, I know. If you’re a fan of the American League team that wins the pennant, I wouldn’t blame you if your anger doesn’t come out until October...
How do you disrespect Johnny Pesky? How do you stay away from the man's funeral when he's given most of his adult life (70 years) to the game and organization that you make your living off? How does 21 of 25 players on the Red Sox roster justify not attending the funeral of a Red Sox legend who...
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Cal Ripken, Jr's Hall of Fame Video Bio   Play Our Fantasy Game Today and Try Your Hand at Winning $250 for FREE  
On August 24, 1989, Pete Rose signs an agreement that bans him from baseball permanently. Commissioner Bart Giamatti announces that the agreement does not contain either “an admission or a denial” that Rose bet on baseball games. The ruling will prevent Rose from seeking future employment in the...
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What is Pitching? If you had to describe Professional Pitchers  in 10 words or less what would you say? Here is my 10 Words. Repeatable Power Mechanics Focused on Unpredictable Aggressive Pitches for strikes. Now the Million Dollar Question is… How do we get there? 7 Things Every Pitcher...
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