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Indians announce plans for Tribe Fest 2015

   October 14, 2014 12:07 pm    0

The regular season might be over, but now’s the time to start thinking about 2015.   Cleveland Indians fans can already make plans by marking Jan. 24-25 on their calendars for the third annual Tribe Fest.   Tickets will be available Nov. 25.   More details can be found here.   It’s never too early…

 

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Report: Martin turned down Pirates’ mid-season extension

   October 10, 2014 10:58 pm    0

Russell Martin is about to get paid.   It just doesn’t look like the Pirates will be the ones doing it.   According to a report by Jon Heyman at CBSSports.com, Martin turned down an offer by the Pirates during the season.   The report didn’t say when, but Heyman pointed out that Martin could…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Lough on Orioles’ roster for ALCS

   October 10, 2014 5:50 pm    0

Mercyhurst University graduate David Lough is on the Baltimore Orioles’ roster for the American League Championship Series.   Lough is one of six outfielders for manager Buck Showalter’s team. Lough is joined by Adam Jones, Nelson Cruz, Nick Markakis, Delmon Young and Alejandro De Aza.   The Orioles will go with 11 pitchers (Chris Tillman,…

 

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Playoff highlight reel should ‘Kickstart’ your heart (video)

   October 9, 2014 9:07 pm    0

 

 

 

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Stat geek’s dream: FS1 to broadcast Game 1 focused on sabermetrics

   October 9, 2014 9:04 pm    0

If you’re into stats, then you might want to check out Game 1 of the NLCS between the Cardinals and Giants.   FS1 will televise a the game with an emphasis on sabermetrics.   The Associated Press described the broadcast as having extended replays and statistical analysis of batter-pitcher matchups, umpiring tendencies and defensive shifts….

 

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Orioles to leave suspended slugger Davis off ALCS roster (video)

   October 9, 2014 7:11 pm    0

 

 

 

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Hurry up: MLB tries out new time-saving rules in AFL

   October 9, 2014 12:37 pm    0

Baseball’s too long.   At least that’s what people are saying.   Or, are supposedly saying.   Whatever the case, the kingpins at MLB have listened. They are trying out their new rules to speed up the game at the Arizona Fall League.   A list of the new rules can be found here.  …

 

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Moya starts off AFL play with hot bat

   October 8, 2014 12:33 pm    0

Eastern League MVP Steven Moya started the Arizona Fall League right where he left off with the Erie SeaWolves.   The standout for the SeaWolves went 3-for-5 with three RBIs.   Moya hit fourth and played right field for the Glendale Desert Dogs.   Glendale beat the Mesa Solar Sox 9-3.

 

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Vote: Did Adams or Pence make the play of the day?

   October 8, 2014 12:25 pm    0

Two great games.   Two clutch plays.   Who had the play of the day to help their team clinch a spot in the NLCS?   Was it Matt Adams, with his three-run shot off Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw?   Your browser does not support iframes.   Or did Hunter Pence steal the show with…

 

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Kemp cries foul: Did ump have unfair strike zone?

   October 7, 2014 1:09 pm    0

How bad was the umpiring in the Dodgers-Cardinals game Monday night?   If you ask Matt Kemp, he didn’t like it one bit.   Here’s what Kemp told ESPN after the Dodgers lost to fall behind 2-1 in the series:   Terrible. Terrible strike zone. I’ve never seen anything like it. … I just feel…

 

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