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  • Bochy in uncharted World Series territory
    Giants in uncharted territory in World Series Game 4
    The San Francisco Giants started the 2014 World Series just like their last two. After blowing out the Kansas City Royals in Game 1, the usual formula had the Giants winning Game 2 and cruising to another World Series crown in four or five games....
  • Royals' relievers close out Game 3
    Royals take World Series lead with vintage Game 3 win
    The Kansas City Royals deviated from their usual formula to start the World Series. It backfired on the Royals when the San Francisco Giants blew them out in Game 1, and it worked for them when they crushed the Giants right back in Game 2. But in...
  • Former Blue Jay prospect is Can-Am's best
    Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Former Blue Jay prospect is Can-Am's best
    Bluefish to hold 2015 All-Star GameThe Bridgeport Bluefish will be hosting the 2015 Atlantic League All-Star Game. This will be the third time The Ballpark at Harbor Yard will host the Midsummer Classic. Bluefish general manager, Jamie Toole, is...
  • Damion Easley
    Damion Easley: 1998
    Lou Whitaker manned second base for twenty years in Detroit. He finally retired in 1995 leaving a hole in the lineup. The following season, Tiger management stole Damion Easley from the California Angels. Easley developed into an All Star second...
  • Tim Hudson
    Kansas City Royals' arms too much for San Francisco Giants in Game 3
    SAN FRANCISCO --- The World Series returned to AT&T Park, but the San Francisco Giants' six-game home World Series streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the Kansas City Royals.On Thursday, Game 3’s starting pitcher for the Giants, Tim...
  • best of four starts
    Diamondbacks' top pitching prospect Bradley sees improvement
    Unsettling and uneasy.If you were to ask Diamondbacks’ right-handed pitching prospect Archie Bradley to describe his introduction to the Arizona Fall League this autumn, the above reference might go a long way.In his first three starts for...
  • Joe Maddon
    Joe Maddon opts out of contract, departs as Tampa Bay Rays manager
    After nine seasons as Rays manager, the one that took them from the laughing stock of baseball to perennial winners shocked not only local sports in the Tampa Bay region, but the baseball community when it was announced that Joe Maddon had opted...
  • Adam Wainwright had elbow surgery today.
    Adam Wainwright's elbow is worse than reported, has surgery
    The Cardinals announced today that right handed pitcher Adam Wainwright has undergone a small procedure on the back of his elbow this afternoon.Wainwright battled elbow problems since June, when he felt irritation. After missing a start and...
  • Jhonny Peralta was the Sporting New's shortstop of the year.
    Cardinal news and notes: Gold Gloves, Jhonny Peralta and spring training
    Wednesday, Rawlings announced that two Cardinals are finalists at their positions for the Gold Gloves; catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Adam Wainwright are among the top 3 in their positions for defense according to the company.Molina, a 6 time...
  • Kevin Long
    Mets hire Kevin Long as hitting coach
    Yesterday, the Mets announced the hiring of Kevin Long as their new hitting coach.Long will switch boroughs next season as he moves from his long time position with the Yankees to Queens where he hopes to invigorate the Mets offensive attack...
  • Yan Gomes
    Gomes, Brantley named Gold Glove finalists
    On Thursday, October 23, 2014, The Cleveland Indians announced catcher Yan Gomes and left fielder Michael Brantley have been named as finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for their respective position. Winners are scheduled to be announced...
  • The middle is closed
    Three Reds announced as Gold Glove finalists
    While the Rawlings Gold Gloves won't be announced until Nov. 4, they did name three finalists for each position on Thursday and three Reds have been named to the list including two possible first timers.The Gold Glove mainstay for the...
  • adding depth
    Drury adds depth to second base
    The traffic jam around second base just became a bit more congested.That’s because Brandan Drury, a third baseman by trade, has been instructed by the Diamondbacks’ organization to bush up on play around the keystone sack.At his point,...
  • Royals come alive in Game 2
    Kansas City Royals pay back San Francisco Giants in sixth to even World Series
    The Kansas City Royals started the World Series doomed by one bad inning against the San Francisco Giants. But for Game 2 on Oct. 22, the Royals proved turnabout was fair play by dooming the Giants with a big inning of their own. It came in the...
  • power bat
    Diamondbacks' prospect O'Brien refining defensive skills
    There’s no need to tell catcher Peter O'Brien his top priority.While O'Brien attracted the Diamondbacks with his bat, a prevailing liability was his defensive play.Coming over from the New York Yankees in late July for Martin Prado,...