Here’s your breakout star of the MLB playoffs: Lorenzo Cain

   October 6, 2014 12:07 pm    0




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Party on: Orioles, Royals celebrate sweeps

   October 6, 2014 12:20 am    0

It’s not the American League Championship Series many expected: the Orioles vs. the Royals.   It might not be who people expected, but it sure looks promising.   Here’s a look at the clinching celebrations from the teams.   First, the Orioles:   Your browser does not support iframes.     And here are the…


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Lough celebrates Orioles’ sweep of Tigers in ALDS

   October 5, 2014 11:49 pm    0

  David Lough is moving on to the American League Championship Series.   The Mercyhurst University graduate is one step closer to a trip to the World Series after his Orioles swept the Detroit Tigers in the AL Division Series.   Lough was on the field for the final out of Sunday’s 2-1 victory.  …


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Former SeaWolves manager Nevin to interview for Diamondbacks job

   October 4, 2014 11:50 pm    0

  Former Erie SeaWolves manager Phil Nevin is expected to interview for the open Arizona Diamondbacks managerial position.   Nevin went 66-76 in 2010 as the SeaWolves’ skipper.   He recently was the manager at Class AAA Reno Aces, the D’backs’ affiliate.   Other candidates include names familiar to area baseball fans: former Pittsburgh Pirates…


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Paper uses photo from 2012 in Nationals’ loss in 2014

   October 4, 2014 5:36 pm    0

Mistakes happen.   But check out this one after the Nationals’ loss to the Giants in the NL Division Series.   Wait….whaaaaa?!?!? — Double M’s (@Mcode38) October 4, 2014   It’s a good photo. Very dramatic. Problem is, the photo is from the Nats’ loss in 2012.   Of course, it was spotted by…


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Vote: Should Russell Martin be the Pirates’ top offseason priority?

   October 4, 2014 12:43 am    0

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ season ended a lot sooner than fans wanted, or expected.   Now, the offseason begins.   For the Pittsburgh Pirates to return to the playoffs in 2015, analysts think Russell Martin is needed behind the plate.   What do you think?   Vote below and post your comments:  


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Watch it: Tempers flare, benches clear after Puig gets plunked

   October 4, 2014 12:39 am    0

So, did you expect the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers to play nice in the first game of their NL Division Series on Friday night?   Of course not.   Tempers flared after Cards starter Adam Wainwright hit Yasiel Puig with a pitch.     Your browser does not support iframes.    …


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Former SeaWolves make up good part of Tigers’ ALDS roster

   October 2, 2014 12:20 pm    0

The Detroit Tigers have given Erie fans a reason to root for the Tigers in the MLB playoffs.   Eight former Erie SeaWolves are on the Tigers’ 25-man roster for the ALDS.   They are: Justin Verlander (P), Kyle Lobstein (P), Alex Avila (C), Bryan Holaday (C), Nick Castellanos (IF), Hernan Perez (IF), Eugenio Suarez…


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Pirates go heavy on relievers for wild-card roster

   October 1, 2014 12:43 pm    0

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle will have eight relievers to choose from — should the need arise — in tonight’s wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants.   The pitchers available behind starter Edinson Volquez are: Jared Hughes, Mark Melancon, Tony Watson, Justin Wilson, John Holdzkom, Bobby LaFromboise, Jeff Locke and Vance Worley.   The…


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Mercyhurst grad Lough projected to make Orioles’ ALDS roster

   October 1, 2014 12:08 pm    0

October likely will be very interesting for David Lough.   The Mercyhurst University graduate is projected to make the Baltimore Orioles’ ALDS roster.   Lough, an outfielder, finished the season on a hot streak, hitting .394 in September.   Here’s what Dan Connolly, of the Baltimore Sun, said about Lough:   Lough has improved offensively…


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