Flashback: It’s been 35 years since Stargell’s home run in 1979 Series (video)

   October 17, 2014 11:31 am    0

 

 

 

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Storied bleacher seats at Wrigley bite the dust

   October 17, 2014 9:21 am    0

  There they go.   The demolition of the famous bleacher seats from Wrigley Field have started, and it’s a sight for sore eyes.   The work is part of a four-year project that will cost $575 million.   Sometimes, history takes a back seat to comforts.   — Rick Green

 

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Watch it: Royals celebrate trip to World Series (video)

   October 16, 2014 2:06 pm    0

 

 

 

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Moya takes RBI lead in AFL

   October 15, 2014 10:15 pm    0

Former Erie SeaWolves outfielder Steven Moya continues to swing a hot bat in the star-studded Arizona Fall League. Moya, 23, is hitting .348 and leads the league with seven RBIs. Moya is 8-for-23 in five games with two doubles and four runs scored. He has also struck out six times and has an OPS of…

 

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’85 Series still stings for Vincent grad Lawless

   October 15, 2014 1:34 pm    0

A Cardinals-Royals World Series isn’t out of the question.   It would be a rematch of the 1985 Series.   It’s one that still stings for Strong Vincent graduate Tom Lawless.   “I wouldn’t like that at all,” Lawless told mlb.com. “That would bring bad memories back.” Lawless was a member of the Cardinals that…

 

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Happy anniversary: Bartman play turns 11

   October 14, 2014 8:37 pm    0

 

 

 

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MLB could see rare string of LCS doubleheaders

   October 14, 2014 4:52 pm    0

It’s been one fun ride this postseason.   And, it could get better real soon.   If the Orioles can manage a win in Game 3 or 4, it would set up three straight days of doubleheaders in the ALCS and NLCS.   That’s been done just once since 1985, according to mlb.com.   The…

 

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MLB.com’s Statcast gets you inside the game (videos)

   October 14, 2014 12:21 pm    0

MLB.com has a sweet feature that I’ve been checking out during the ALCS and NLCS.   It’s called Statcast and it offers a cool breakdown of key plays and moments during the games.   Here are a couple examples.   First, here’s a breakdown of Matt Duffy scoring from second base after a wild pitch…

 

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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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