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American flag catches fire at Braves’ home opener

   April 9, 2014 3:46 pm    0

The Atlanta Braves celebrated their home opener this season with fireworks. But the fireworks were too close to the American flag, which caught fire. A fan at the game captured the image below and posted it to her Facebook account. Click here for the story from Deadspin. –Tom Reisenweber

 

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Upton brothers hit historic home runs (video)

   April 24, 2013 7:15 pm    0

A lot of people were expecting big things from B.J. and Justin Upton on the Braves this year. In the early going, they’re not letting people down. The brothers hit historic back-to-back home runs against the Colorado Rockies Tuesday night. The Associated Press reported that it was the 27th time in MLB history that brothers…

 

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Indians add Bourn in stunning move

   February 12, 2013 2:18 pm    0

Bourn again? The Cleveland Indians made a shocking move by signing speedy center fielder Michael Bourn to a four-year, $48 million deal Monday. With an aggressive offseason that includes the additions of Nick Swisher, Mark Reynolds, Drew Stubbs and Trevor Bauer, among others, owners Larry and Paul Dolan are showing a commitment to spend and…

 

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‘Wolves marvel at Moyer’s achievement

   May 19, 2012 2:07 pm    0

By MIKE COPPER mike.copper@timesnews.com Chris Cron regards himself as a teacher of baseball as much as a manager. Maybe more teacher than manager. It’s why he loves to be hands-on during the Erie SeaWolves’ pregame workouts. Cron can still be found hitting grounders and fungo-bat fly balls. However, standing behind the mesh netting while tossing…

 

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‘Wolves take five for winning record

   May 13, 2012 6:16 pm    0

There was no three home-run, eight-RBI performance from Tony Plagman, or any of the other Erie SeaWolves, when they played Altoona on Sunday. What did happen was an extension of the team’s longest victory streak this season (five) and its first winning record. Erie doubled up the Curve 4-2 in the Mother’s Day matinee at…

 

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Thunder continue to roll SeaWolves

   April 24, 2012 7:48 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves better hope they don’t trail Trenton 7-0 on Wednesday night, when they’re scheduled to face Andy Pettitte. The Thunder, who are supposed to start the former New York Yankees pitcher in the second game of the teams’ series, won Tuesday’s opener 11-4 at Waterfront Park. The SeaWolves dropped to 6-10 in their…

 

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‘Wolves can’t catch Baysox in finale

   April 15, 2012 7:21 pm    0

If the five home runs that Erie and Bowie combined to hit turned Sunday’s game a boxing brawl, then the latter’s counterpunching ability helped it salvage a split of the teams’ four-game series. Erie pulled within a run of tying the Baysox in three separate innings, only to watch the visitors immediately respond with one of…

 

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Twins trump Indians in race for Willingham

   December 15, 2011 11:28 pm    Comments Off

The Cleveland Indians likely will have seven left-handed hitters and two switch hitters in their lineup to start the 2012 season. There’s a glaring need for a right-handed power hitter, but the free-agent market is light in that department and the Indians’ budget is limited. Scratch Josh Willingham from the Tribe’s list of potential candidates….

 

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