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Erie SeaWolves in-game blog: Friday

By | April 11, 2014 5:23 pm | 0 Comments

 

Postgame: In this series, the No. 2 hitter for Erie is 4-for-8 with two home runs, two runs scored and six RBIs. … Devon Travis, the No. 3 prospect for the Detroit Tigers according to MLB.com, was placed on the disabled list with a right oblique strain. There is no corresponding move yet. Trenton Thunder… View Article

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Fearless predictions for the baseball season

By | March 30, 2014 2:53 am | 0 Comments

 

You wouldn’t guess it by the snow Saturday night, but it is spring and it is baseball season. Yes, there were two games Down Under, and there’s another tonight. But the real season, the real Opening Day, is Monday. So here’s a look at our picks for this season:   Tom Reisenweber Tony Battaglia Rick… View Article

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Hitter with light-tower power expect to start season with SeaWolves

By | March 15, 2014 6:11 pm | 0 Comments

 

Power-hitting prospect Steven Moya is expected to start the season with the Erie SeaWolves after the Detroit Tigers optioned him to Double-A camp in Lakeland, Fla. Moya likely was the biggest surprise of spring. The Detroit Free Press quotes Tigers manager Brad Ausmus describing Moya as the classic left-handed hitter. The paper also described it… View Article

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Watch it: Man gives up kid in stroller to chase baseball

By | March 13, 2014 12:22 am | 0 Comments

 

What do you do if you’re pushing a child in a stroller and you have a chance to pick up a souvenir baseball? You abandon the kid, of course. Check out the man who chased a baseball during a spring training game: – Rick Green

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Pointless injury: Brewers’ Rodriguez steps on cactus

By | March 12, 2014 6:36 pm | 0 Comments

 

How does someone get injured stepping on cactus? I know it’s called the Cactus League, but I don’t think players are supposed to step on them. But one did this week. Francisco Rodriguez stepped on a cactus, delaying his debut with the Brewers. “He took out a lot of the thorns, but there some more… View Article

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Mercyhurst’s Lough making mark with Orioles

By | March 11, 2014 6:22 pm | 0 Comments

 

In the offseason, the Kansas City Royals traded Mercyhurst grad David Lough to the Baltimore Orioles. The Orioles think they might have found a late-bloomer with Lough, 28. He should emerge as a backup outfielder for the Orioles. He’ll likely sit this spring against left-handed pitching, with Nelson Cruz getting those at-bats in left. So… View Article

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Leyland doesn’t see a return to Pirates

By | March 7, 2014 11:45 pm | 0 Comments

 

Now that Jim Leyland has stepped down as manager of the Detroit Tigers, is there any chance he’ll be back working for the Pittsburgh Pirates in some capacity? If you’re a Pirates fan hoping for a happy reunion, you’ll be disappointed. Here’s what Leyland told the Tribune-Review: I really don’t want to come back to… View Article

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SeaWolves add new gear to 20th season celebration

By | February 24, 2014 3:07 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Erie SeaWolves are celebrating 20th season this coming year and in addition to a new logo, the ‘Wolves will have a new hat and jersey to wear as well. Erie introduced a black jersey today, seen below, along with a tri-color hat. The SeaWolves changed their logo in 2013, a season in which Erie… View Article

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Best of 2013: Top moments from the Pirates (video)

By | December 26, 2013 12:56 pm | 0 Comments

 

It was a magical season for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the top moments from 2013: After 20 straight losing seasons, the Pirates clinch a playoff berth: Your browser does not support iframes. Pirates fans rattle Johnny Cueto in the wild-card game: Your browser does not support iframes. The Pirates made a bold trade, getting… View Article

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Free-agent Friday: Orioles back off of Balfour

By | December 20, 2013 6:20 pm | 0 Comments

 

You’ve gotta love a pitcher with the last name Balfour. The Baltimore Orioles, who originally were poised to sign Grant Balfour to a two-year, $15 million deal earlier this week, were scared off after his physical. Balfour had 38 saves and a 2.59 ERA with the Oakland A’s last season. He had 72 strikeouts in 62.2… View Article

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