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St. Paul, city of baseball nobility, seeks its next royal line – TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The duplex was razed long ago, but Dave Winfield’s memories of growing up at 1019 Carroll Ave. are still vivid five decades later. Like the pebbles from the gravel driveway he and older brother Steve threw at birds, squirrels — and each other. The emperor of St. Paul baseball would lay awake in the top bunk on summer nights, musing with Steve about how they would torment opponents the next…

Fantasy baseball: Josh Donaldson, Dayan Viciedo and Kole Calhoun are must … – Washington Post

Sunday, July 13, 2014

(AP Photo/Eric Risberg) Each week, Collin Hager uses his HVaC Scoring System to let you know whom to start and drop this week in head-to-head fantasy baseball leagues. This week’s must-starts: Younger players leave fantasy owners plenty of opportunity to be wrong in their assessments. After a strong 2013 campaign that saw the Athletics’ Josh Donaldson hit 24 home runs while driving in 93 runs, 2014 could easily have gone one of two…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did I mention snow and cold and ice? Yet despite its northern latitudes and cold,…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did I mention snow and cold and ice? Yet despite its northern latitudes and cold,…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did I mention snow and cold and ice? Yet despite its northern latitudes and cold,…

How the Battered Bastards of Baseball kept Portland weird – KOIN.com

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Related Coverage PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — A Hollywood Western star, a band of rejects, and about $500. That’s what it took to start the country’s first independent baseball team – and it’s a story that could only have happened in Portland. The 1973 Portland Mavericks, in true Rip City fashion, were one of the best-supported teams in independent sports, and their weird history is celebrated in the full length documentary “The…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did I mention snow and cold and ice? Yet despite its northern latitudes and cold,…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Friday, July 11, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option Twins Take Care Of M’s Twins Take Care Of M’s Web Gems Web Gems When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did…

Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Friday, July 11, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option Twins Take Care Of M’s Twins Take Care Of M’s Web Gems Web Gems When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did…

Baseball or Soccer? – New York Times

Friday, July 11, 2014

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Sota’s game: Baseball at its best – ESPN

Friday, July 11, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option Twins Take Care Of M’s Twins Take Care Of M’s Web Gems Web Gems When people think of Minnesota, they generally think of snow, cold, winter, Prince (not the Fielder type), mosquitoes, snow, ice, Garrison Keillor, snow, cold, Bob Dylan, hockey, snow, ice, “Fargo” … and did…

A Minnesota mom’s baseball history – ESPN

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option Twins Take Care Of M’s Twins Take Care Of M’s Web Gems Web Gems Growing up on a dairy farm near Randolph, Minnesota, Janet Johnston Thielbar loved baseball. She and her brothers would do their chores in the morning, eat lunch and then go play baseball. She…

Baseball fan is caught napping — and sues for $10 million – Washington Post

Thursday, July 10, 2014

A baseball fan was caught on camera napping in the stands during a New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox game and was apparently so humiliated by the lighthearted banter from the game announcers that he has filed a $10 million lawsuit. No, this is not a joke. Andrew Rector, who says he was viewed as a failure because of the teasing, has filed a lawsuit against ESPN New York,…

New vision app keeps baseball players’ eye on the ball – CBS News

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Batting practice seems like a no-brainer for David Andriese. Nearly every time he swings, he connects. It’s the same for teammate Joe Chavez. But both players say they struggled last season. “I had a tough time picking out the spins between fast ball and change-up,” Andriese said. “Pitch recognition,” Chavez added. Andriese agreed: “Pitch recognition.” Their improvement is visible, but as CBS News correspondent Carter Evans explains, it didn’t come…

‘Battered Bastards of Baseball’ review: Portland Mavericks’ story is true to … – The Oregonian

Thursday, July 10, 2014

If you’re a fan of Portland or a fan of baseball, “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” is almost sure to please. If you happen to be a fan of both, there’s no way you should miss this highly entertaining documentary about a lesser-known chapter in the city’s sports history. First-time directors Chapman and Maclain Way are the grandsons of Bing Russell, the cowboy actor who founded the independent, minor-league Portland Mavericks…

A Minnesota mom’s baseball history – ESPN

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Minnesota Loves Baseball NEXT VIDEO Minnesota Loves Baseball Minnesota Loves Baseball All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option All-Star Fans Have Self-Serve Beer Option Twins Take Care Of M’s Twins Take Care Of M’s Web Gems Web Gems Growing up on a dairy farm near Randolph, Minnesota, Janet Johnston Thielbar loved baseball. She and her brothers would do their chores in the morning, eat lunch and then go play baseball. She…

‘Battered Bastards of Baseball’ review: Portland Mavericks’ story is true to … – The Oregonian

Thursday, July 10, 2014

If you’re a fan of Portland or a fan of baseball, “The Battered Bastards of Baseball” is almost sure to please. If you happen to be a fan of both, there’s no way you should miss this highly entertaining documentary about a lesser-known chapter in the city’s sports history. First-time directors Chapman and Maclain Way are the grandsons of Bing Russell, the cowboy actor who founded the independent, minor-league Portland Mavericks…

MLB Power Rankings: Orioles are flying high, but can they keep it up? – CBSSports.com

Thursday, July 10, 2014

More MLB: Top 10s: Best of NL West | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news The 2014 season is quickly becoming one of my favorite of all-time. I don’t want to get into the whole parity vs. mediocrity thing again, but instead wish to point out what great theater we could see moving forward. Many “races” at this point are awfully close — and can we really call them “races” before the All-Star…