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After NFL, Baseball Addresses Domestic Violence – ABC News

Friday, September 19, 2014

FILE – In this Oct. 24, 2006, file photo, Major League Baseball union head Donald Fehr, left, speaks as MLB Commissioner Bud Selig listens to details of their new labor contract before Game 3 of baseball’s World Series in St. Louis. Game 3 of the World Series in St. Louis. The recent spate of high-profile domestic violence cases involving Ray Rice and other NFL players prompted Major League Baseball and…

Fantasy baseball keeper rankings – ESPN

Friday, September 19, 2014

Getty ImagesMiguel Cabrera, Giancarlo Stanton and Billy Hamilton carry widely different keeper values. There is no such thing as a fantasy baseball offseason. Fantasy football is great and all, but my advice to you is this: Hurry up and get that lineup set so you can get back to your fantasy baseball planning. If you don’t, you can be sure that some of your competition is, and they’re going to…

Fantasy daily notes for Sept. 19 – ESPN

Friday, September 19, 2014

Starting pitcher projected Game Scores for September 19 2014 Statistics Past 21 Days GS Team Name T Opp W-L ERA WHIP W-L ERA WHIP 86 Clayton Kershaw L @ChC 19-3 1.70 0.83 3-0 0.75 0.75 62 Jon Lester L Phi 15-10 2.45 1.10 1-2 2.45 1.05 60 Julio Teheran R NYM 13-12 2.89 1.07 1-3 2.39 0.99 57 Michael Wacha R Cin 5-6 3.14 1.17 0-1 7.71 1.86 53 Justin…

On Baseball: Washington Nationals can celebrate the present — and their future – Washington Post

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

ATLANTA — Take it in, because nothing is guaranteed. What happened Tuesday night here at Turner Field — streams of players with “Washington” emblazoned on their chests piling out of the dugout onto the field and onto each other — doesn’t automatically mean more scenes like it in the future. Might have seemed that way in 2012. Last summer taught us to cherish each time. So savor it all. Drew…

Bryan Cranston Delivers a Hilarious One Man Baseball Show Spoof – TIME

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The One Who Knocks really knocks one out of the park in a new commercial for Major League Baseball–which features Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston touting an epic Looney Toons-inspired one man show about the sport. “I felt it was just time for me to get back to the basics by diving right into my great passion: baseball,” Cranston says, over a puffed up dramatic musical score. In a faux…

Rise of Orioles, Nationals Has Changed Baseball in the East – Bleacher Report

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

For so long it was the same trio of franchises bullying their way into perennial October positions. This happened for two decades, and other teams hardly ever had anything to say about it. The Atlanta Braves, New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox took to dominating their respective East divisions from the mid-1990s through last season. And the supremacy was virtually exclusive to those three with rare exception. …

Clarity Emerging as Playoff Races Wind Down – New York Times

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Nevada man snags rare Honus Wagner baseball card – WTHR

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

SPARKS, Nev. - A Nevada man says he hit the jackpot when he managed to snag a extremely rare baseball card in an eBay auction. Jason Mars paid less than $200 for a card valued at more than a half million dollars. Mars has been collecting baseball cards since he was a young boy. “I probably got 50,000. I took the expensive ones out,” he said. But far from the…

Angels, Nationals, Orioles cruising to October as half of baseball’s division … – SportingNews.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

facebook twitter googleplus tumblr pinterest Baseball has been spoiled in recent years by tremendously exciting playoff races. While this year is no exception, with down-to-the-wire finishes in the American League Central and National League West (though the loser between the Dodgers and Giants still figures to get a wild-card spot), and for  the second wild-card berth in both leagues, there also are some races that have gotten completely out of…

Fantasy daily notes for September 16 – ESPN

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Starting pitcher projected Game Scores for September 16 2014 Statistics Past 21 Days GS Team Name T Opp W-L ERA WHIP W-L ERA WHIP 66 Johnny Cueto R @ChC 18-8 2.15 0.96 3-1 1.84 1.06 63 Jeff Samardzija R Tex 6-12 3.10 1.10 1-2 2.10 0.83 61 Corey Kluber R @Hou 15-9 2.45 1.10 2-2 2.39 1.22 60 Josh Collmenter R SF 10-7 3.67 1.19 1-0 0.93 0.72 58 Jake…

Key connections: Star-Spangled Banner, baseball forever linked – Anaheim Angels

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hours after being stuck on a ship in Baltimore Harbor as the British pounded Fort McHenry in the Battle of Baltimore, Key saw the skies clear from the smoke and the indelible image that “our flag was still there.” The verses were called “The Defence of Fort M’Henry,” and it was put to the tune of “To Anacreon in Heaven,” a British drinking song purportedly written by John Stafford Smith…

Chelsea’s Monitor baseball club wraps up another great season – Heritage Newspapers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Chelsea Standard > News Published: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 By Jennifer EberbachSpecial to The Chelsea Standard The Chelsea Monitor baseball club took on the Northville Eclipse for the final game of their 2013 season. JENNIFER EBERBACH–WASHTENAW NOW <!– View and purchase photos –> CHELSEA — In the 1860s, baseball…

Major League Baseball’s human-trafficking problem – Vox

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Over the past few years, it’s come to light that Major League Baseball has a big human-trafficking problem. Players from Cuba are getting kidnapped and extorted before getting to the US Cuba is one of the biggest sources of international baseball talent. But, because of the US embargo, most Cuban players have to use smugglers to get themselves to the United States. What’s more, due to a quirk…

Angels, Nationals, Orioles cruising to October as half of baseball’s division … – SportingNews.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

facebook twitter googleplus tumblr pinterest Baseball has been spoiled in recent years by tremendously exciting playoff races. While this year is no exception, with down-to-the-wire finishes in the American League Central and National League West (though the loser between the Dodgers and Giants still figures to get a wild-card spot), and for  the second wild-card berth in both leagues, there also are some races that have gotten completely out of…

Major League Baseball is looking into Jonathan Papelbon’s crotch-grab – NBCSports.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Jerry Crasnick reports that Major League Baseball is looking into Jonathan Papelbon’s crotch grab from yesterday’s game. Which, yes, I get, because you can’t really have the help doing, well, that to the paying customers. Even the ones in Philly. In reality, though, I bet if Papelbon is suspended or fined it will be due to his interaction with umpire Joe West after he was thrown out of the game,…

Even the baseball purist must wonder if our national pastime passes too much time – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

By Stefan Stevenson sstevenson@star-telegram.com Even the purest of baseball fans must admit, at times, that the great game, our national pastime, often moves at a snail’s pace. After nearly a decade of game times decreasing, however incrementally, the length of an average major league game is back up in 2014. And if the pace holds, the average game will be the longest it’s ever been. This season, games are averaging…

Angels, Nationals, Orioles cruising to October as half of baseball’s division … – SportingNews.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

facebook twitter googleplus tumblr pinterest Baseball has been spoiled in recent years by tremendously exciting playoff races. While this year is no exception, with down-to-the-wire finishes in the American League Central and National League West (though the loser between the Dodgers and Giants still figures to get a wild-card spot), and for  the second wild-card berth in both leagues, there also are some races that have gotten completely out of…

Major League Baseball is looking into Jonathan Papelbon’s crotch-grab – NBCSports.com

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Jerry Crasnick reports that Major League Baseball is looking into Jonathan Papelbon’s crotch grab from yesterday’s game. Which, yes, I get, because you can’t really have the help doing, well, that to the paying customers. Even the ones in Philly. In reality, though, I bet if Papelbon is suspended or fined it will be due to his interaction with umpire Joe West after he was thrown out of the game,…

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 25 – Bleacher Report

Monday, September 15, 2014

Trevor Bauer, SP, Cleveland Indians (7.3 Percent Owned) Clay Buchholz, SP, Boston Red Sox (24.6 Percent Owned) Chris Young, OF, New York Yankees (14.4 Percent Owned) Lorenzo Cain, OF, Kansas City Royals (49.4 Percent Owned) Russell Martin, C, Pittsburgh Pirates (35.6 Percent Owned) Juan Uribe, 3B, Los Angeles Dodgers (17.8 Percent Owned) Adam Lind, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays (37.3 Percent Owned) Alejandro De Aza, OF, Baltimore Orioles (42.2 Percent Owned)…

Jackson looking at launching baseball team, building stadium – MLive.com

Monday, September 15, 2014

JACKSON – By his given job title, Dan DuBois is a numbers man who specializes in finances. Away from work, he’s a baseball fan. The merger of profession and passion has resulted in an ambitious idea to bring a baseball team and stadium to Jackson. “I was always a baseball guy, and it’s always been in the back of my mind for Jackson County and the sity of Jackson,” said DuBois,…