Pirates’ Melancon, Indians’ Santana part of Japan Series

   November 8, 2014 11:13 pm    0

Pirates closer Mark Melancon is one of the MLB stars picked for the Japan All-Star Series starting Tuesday.   The Indians’ Carlos Santana also is on the roster.   The games will be televised on MLB Network.   A schedule and the full roster can be found here.   This will be the first time…


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Moya continues to produce in Arizona Fall League

   November 8, 2014 11:05 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves’ Steven Moya hasn’t slowed down playing for Glendale in the Arizona Fall League.   He’s in the top five in home runs (4, tied for third ), RBIs (15, fifth) and slugging (.519, tied for fifth).   He also has a .278 average and an .833 OPS.   Moya has three home runs…


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Moya to play in Arizona Fall League all-star game tonight

   November 1, 2014 5:31 pm    0

The Erie SeaWolves’ Steven Moya will be a part of the Arizona Fall League’s all-star game tonight at 7.   He is expected to bat fourth and play right field.   Moya is hitting .281 with three home runs and 12 RBIs. He also has four stolen bases and a .516 slugging percentage.   Of…


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6 scariest pitchers to face in MLB

   October 31, 2014 12:32 pm    0

In honor of Halloween, here are the scariest pitchers to face:   6. Craig Kimbrel. The Braves closer is aggressive and throws strikes. Batters just seem to miss. A lot. Your browser does not support iframes.   5. Stephen Strasburg. He was hyped as the Next Big Thing and lived up to it. Your browser…


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SeaWolves could be on verge of new pitching coach

   October 30, 2014 11:55 am    0

The Erie SeaWolves will have a new pitching coach in 2015 as Jaime Garcia has accepted a different role in the Detroit Tigers’ organization. Garcia served as the SeaWolves pitching coach in the 2013 and 2014 seasons. MLB.com’s Jason Beck is reporting that West Michigan pitching coach and former Tigers closer Mike Henneman could take…


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SeaWolves’ Moya stays hot, crushes two homers in a game

   October 29, 2014 6:12 pm    0

Not long after the Erie SeaWolves’ Steven Moya was named to the Arizona Fall League all-star game, the outfielder smacked two home runs for the Glendale Desert Dogs.   Moya has a .304 average with three homers and 12 RBIs. He has 31 total bases.   He is ranked in the top six in homers,…


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6 stats you should know for Game 7 of the World Series

   October 29, 2014 2:02 pm    0

Nothing better than a Game 7.   Here’s what you need to know going into the showdown between the Royals and Giants tonight:   The Giants are 1-5 in Game 7s, and they are 18-17 in elimination playoff games. In 1985, the Royals won Games 6 and 7 at home to win the World Series….


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Canseco adds to bizarre past by shooting own hand

   October 29, 2014 1:27 pm    0

When it comes to Jose Canseco and bizarre stories, we shouldn’t be surprised.   So, when news appeared that Canseco accidentally shot his hand, there probably wasn’t much shock in it.   Canseco said he was cleaning his gun when it happened.         There are reports that he could lose a finger….


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Moya selected to AFL all-star game

   October 27, 2014 2:43 pm    0

Steven Moya was named an Eastern League all-star and selected to the MLB Futures Game during the season.   It’s no surprise the outfielder will now compete in the Arizona Fall League all-star game as he was named to the West team today.   Moya, 23, is hitting .286 with three doubles, one home run…


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