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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Fields homers in first AFL game

   October 10, 2014 2:42 am    0

The Glendale Desert Dogs are off to a 2-0 start under Erie SeaWolves manager Lance Parrish and a pair of former SeaWolves helped on Thursday.   Outfielder Daniel Fields went 1-for-3 with two walks and a two-run home run from the leadoff spot as Glendale beat the Surprise Saguaros.   Steven Moya, another outfielder, is…

 

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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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Moya gets start as Arizona Fall League gets underway

   October 7, 2014 2:00 pm    0

The Arizona Fall League begins this afternoon and former Erie SeaWolves outfielder Steven Moya will hit fourth and play right field for the Glendale Desert Dogs. Moya, 23, hit .276 in 133 games with the SeaWolves and set franchise records in home runs (35), RBIs (105), extra-base hits (71) and total bases (286). He was…

 

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