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Baseball is slowly killing free agency – Pinstripe Alley

Sunday, March 26, 2017

The last week leading up to spring training isn’t supposed to be an active time for transactions. Nearly all free agents are signed, the trade market has quieted, and teams are focused on choosing the best 25 players in their organization. Most springs, the only news coming out of camp is about health and/or final roster spots…but this year has been different. More than ever before, the past couple weeks…

BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season – Mcalester News Capital

Sunday, March 26, 2017

It’s almost time again. From opening day to a couple of potentially big games in September, here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: SUNDAY, APRIL 2 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals: One of baseball’s best rivalries takes on a new look when the World Series champion Cubs kick off their title defense against Dexter Fowler and the Cardinals. Fowler helped Chicago…

Siegel baseball off to hot start in defense of state title – The Daily News Journal

Sunday, March 26, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Highlights of Siegel’s 6-4 win over Oakland Friday. Cecil Joyce Buy Photo Siegel’s Zac Pearson, an MTSU recruit, fires to first during a recent game.(Photo: File / Tom Beckwith / For The DNJ)Buy Photo When you lose four key starters and one of the state’s best pitchers off a state championship team, there are going to be growing pains early the following year. Thus far…

Auburn baseball strands 11 vs. Georgia as 9-game win streak snapped – AL.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Auburn’s nine-game winning streak came to a halt on Saturday. After winning their first four SEC games, the Tigers dropped the second game of their road series against Georgia, 4-1, on Saturday afternoon at Foley Field. It was the first loss for Auburn (19-6, 4-1) in more than two weeks after the Tigers got off to their best start in SEC play in 41 years. Auburn struck first against Georgia, taking…

Baseball Roundup: Goetzger helps himself in South River win – CapitalGazette.com

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Keaton Goetzger went 1 for 3, scored two runs and was the winning pitcher to lead South River past Stephen Decatur, 8-6, on Saturday. Chris Loverdige knocked in three runs and Camden Duncan drove in two runs for South River. Brad Marceron had a hit and an RBI and Jahan Caster had two hits for the Seahawks. WP: Goetzger. LP: Duncan. 2B: SD – Orr; SR – Moskios. RBI: SD…

Is Kyle Schwarber’s next baseball trick making $184M vanish? – New York Post

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Kyle Schwarber recently retreated to his locker following a Cubs morning workout and removed a brace from his left knee, held it aloft and declared: “It’s going to be necessary for a long time.” This is a remnant of the devastating collision with Dexter Fowler during the third game of last season, which shredded the lefty slugger’s ACL and LCL. The more enduring remnant, however, is that Schwarber returned as…

Cerabino: Holy cow! Baseball a training ground for making porn movies? – MyPalmBeachPost

Saturday, March 25, 2017

I was surprised to learn that the former video coordinator with the Miami Marlins thinks that his baseball experience has helped him become a better producer of pornographic movies. Cullen McRae told The Palm Beach Post’s Joe Capozzi that his old job, making baseball videos, has been valuable experience for his new job, making porn videos. “Baseball in a strange way has really helped me prepare for…

BASEBALL 2017: Sacrifice bunts are a dying art in baseball – FOXSports.com

Saturday, March 25, 2017

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Get `em on, move `em over, drive `em in. That old-school philosophy doesn’t play in the major leagues anymore. Teams rely more on the long ball than small ball. As a result, the sacrifice bunt is a dying art. There were only 1,025 sacrifices in the majors last season, down from 1,667 in 2011. The average of .21 sacrifices per game in 2016 was the lowest in…

Please stop asking old baseball players what they think about the game – Sports Illustrated

Saturday, March 25, 2017

The World Baseball Classic was fun. I know that, you know that, the fans know that. And part of what made this year’s WBC so fun was how much excitement and emotion you could see on the field from players of all countries. Even the members of Team USA—a normally staid bunch that has never quite seemed fully in the flow of previous WBCs—were jazzed as hell to bring home…

Brandon coach’s baseball legacy includes 800 wins – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Buy Photo Brandon head baseball coach Stacy Hester is all smiles during a game against Yazoo City.(Photo: Greg Jenson, The Clarion-Ledger)Buy Photo If you look at the Brandon “B” on every Bulldog’s hat you’ll notice it bears a striking resemblance to a famous MLB logo, that of the Boston Red Sox. Brandon’s head coach, Stacy Hester, is a small town kid from Greenville with a deep passion for the game…

Baseball: Lesher, Glady lead Severna Park – CapitalGazette.com

Saturday, March 25, 2017

George Lesher knocked in three runs in support of winning pitcher Matt Glady as Severna Park defeated Meade, 10-0, on Friday. WP: Glady (1-0). LP: June (0-1). 2B: SP – Milton, Key, Jeffries. RBI: SP – Lesher 3, Milton 2, Jeffries 2, Clark, Key. NORTH COUNTY 13, ANNAPOLIS 4: Jake Murphy struck out six and allowed one hit in four innings in his first varsity start. Jesse Roat belted a…

WeekEnd HaloLinks: Back to Baseball – Halo’s Heaven

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ok, now I am not saying that this is real. Mike Trout does not call me up and confide in me. But I do find the coincidence of the timing to be delicious. When Team USA won the WBC the other night, this marked the final MLB participation of Jim Leyland’s career. He goes out on a high note. So he won’t be back for the next WBC, in 2021. This…

Brandon coach’s baseball legacy includes 800 wins – Jackson Clarion Ledger

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Buy Photo Brandon head baseball coach Stacy Hester is all smiles during a game against Yazoo City.(Photo: Greg Jenson, The Clarion-Ledger)Buy Photo If you look at the Brandon “B” on every Bulldog’s hat you’ll notice it bears a striking resemblance to a famous MLB logo, that of the Boston Red Sox. Brandon’s head coach, Stacy Hester, is a small town kid from Greenville with a deep passion for the game…

WeekEnd HaloLinks: Back to Baseball – Halo’s Heaven

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Ok, now I am not saying that this is real. Mike Trout does not call me up and confide in me. But I do find the coincidence of the timing to be delicious. When Team USA won the WBC the other night, this marked the final MLB participation of Jim Leyland’s career. He goes out on a high note. So he won’t be back for the next WBC, in 2021. This…

BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season – ABC News

Saturday, March 25, 2017

It’s almost time again. From opening day to a couple of potentially big games in September, here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: SUNDAY, APRIL 2 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals: One of baseball’s best rivalries takes on a new look when the World Series champion Cubs kick off their title defense against Dexter Fowler and the Cardinals. Fowler helped Chicago win its first championship…

WeekEnd HaloLinks: Back to Baseball – Halo’s Heaven

Friday, March 24, 2017

Ok, now I am not saying that this is real. Mike Trout does not call me up and confide in me. But I do find the coincidence of the timing to be delicious. When Team USA won the WBC the other night, this marked the final MLB participation of Jim Leyland’s career. He goes out on a high note. So he won’t be back for the next WBC, in 2021. This…

Mizzou baseball flirts with history – STLtoday.com

Friday, March 24, 2017

COLUMBIA, MO. • A lot has happened in Mizzou sports the last five weeks. Athletics director Jim Sterk fired his men’s basketball coach (Kim Anderson) and hired his replacement (Cuonzo Martin). Prized recruit Michael Porter Jr. entered college basketball’s version of free agency and has said he could pick Mizzou. Wrestler J’den Cox and long-distance runner Karissa Schweizer both captured national championships. The women’s basketball team earned…