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Former Pirates GM Littlefield to join Tigers as scout

   October 24, 2014 6:07 pm    0

What were the Detroit Tigers thinking?   Well, that could apply to many things this past season, but I’m specifically talking about hiring former Pirates general manager Dave Littlefield as their top scout.   Littlefield’s tenure with Pittsburgh (2001-07)¬†was one I thought lasted too long and was riddled with poor draft choices.   My personal…


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Former SeaWolves catcher Avila finalist for MLB Gold Glove

   October 24, 2014 1:35 pm    0

  Former Erie SeaWolves catcher Alex Avila is a finalist for a Gold Glove.   The Tigers’ catcher joins the Indians’ Yan Gomes and the Royals’ Salvador Perez as finalists.   Others of note up for the award: Miguel Cabrera (Tigers, first base), Ian Kinsler (Tigers, second base), Michael Brantley (Indians, left field), Russell Martin…


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Panda power: Giants’ Sandoval reaches base safely in 25 straight postseason games

   October 23, 2014 7:16 pm    0

Perhaps lost in the shuffle last night was Pablo Sandoval’s club record.   He has reached base in 25 straight postseason games.   Quite a milestone.   Your browser does not support iframes.   — Rick Green


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SeaWolves in the Series: Infante homers, plays serious D (video)

   October 23, 2014 12:41 pm    0




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Instant reax: Royals show grit as Giants fall apart

   October 23, 2014 1:28 am    0

Now that’s the Royals team we were hoping to see in Game 1 of the World Series.   After a laugher in the opener, the Royals did the laughing in Game 2, giving us a series.   What looked like a sweep by the Giants turned into a defining moment for the Royals: five runs…


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Statcast: In-depth look at key play from Game 1 (video)

   October 22, 2014 5:54 pm    0




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Instant Reax: Giants control Series after Game 1 win

   October 22, 2014 12:48 am    0

All that hype about the Royals, their streaks, home-field advantage and the way they play?   Throw it out the window.   Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants control this series. The Game 1 winner has gone on to win 15 of the last 17 World Series.   Hunter Pence capped the Giants’ first…


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The stat that matters for tonight’s World Series game

   October 21, 2014 5:30 pm    0

We went through the streaks of the Royals heading into the World Series.   Now, here’s a look at what the Giants have done:   They have won 15 of their last 17 postseason games. That streak includes seven of their last eight on the road. The Giants have won their last seven postseason openers….


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Vote now: Giants or Royals? Who will win the Series?

   October 21, 2014 3:03 pm    0

Royals and Giants.   This has all the makings of a good World Series.   Things begin tonight with “Big Game” James Shields on the mound for the Royals against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner.   Edge? Judging from what Bumgarner as done, it’s easy to pick him.   However, the Royals keep proving people wrong….


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MLB thanks fans for incredible season (video)

   October 21, 2014 2:55 pm    0

It was a fantastic regular season for baseball. And it got even better during the playoffs. Now, before the start of the World Series, MLB says, thank you, to the fans. Your browser does not support iframes. Can’t wait ’til first pitch. — Rick Green


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