Manny Ramirez Breaks Up a Double Play Manny’s Way

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Playing in Taiwan Manny Ramirez has a .347 batting average with five home runs, and eight doubles. In a classic “Manny being Manny” moment, Ramirez chose a new and innovative way for baserunner to break up a double play. As the video shows, on a made-to-order double-play ball Ramirez slid 15 to 20 feet short […]

Rays David Price is Right, MLB Umpire Tom Hallion Is Dead Wrong

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When Tampa Bay Rays  left-hander David Price walked off the mound after fielding a come backer in the seventh inning in a game with the Chicago White Sox yesterday clearly he was unhappy. As the video below shows, Price can be seen displaying a measure of emotion. Price was aggravated over the previous pitch which as […]

Not Everyone Thinks Steroids Should Exclude Stars From HOF

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Yesterday we said that 2013 may be the year that we see a shift in philosophy towards the steroid era players. New York Times sports columnist Bill Rhoden lashed out at the system and vigilante voters Thursday on “CBS This Morning. The 2013 Hall of Fame Ballot includes first-timers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens,Sammy Sosa, Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling, Craig Biggio and Kenny Lofton. Bonds , Clemens […]

Yankees Dewayne Wise Non-Catch Ruled an Out

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NEW YORK – The New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 the New York Yankees to move 17 games over 500. The Yankees are 18 and five in the month of June. When a team is 17 games over 500 in June, it gets a lot of breaks, and makes a lot of breaks. […]

He’s Back – Jose Bautista Leads MLB In Home Runs

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José Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays got off to a very slow start this season. On Monday night Bautista hit his major league-leading 24th home run against the Boston Red Sox to help the Blue Jays to a 9-6 victory. Bautista has been on a tear and is hitting .262 with 21 homers and 47 […]

Straight A’s For Giants? Not Quite – Cain Effort Wasted

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Meat Loaf said it best with the song, “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” but the San Francisco Giants were just one out away from sweeping the Oakland A’s series this weekend. With a 2-1 lead going into the ninth, Santiago Castilla gave up a three-run, walk-off dinger to A’s catcher Derek Norris as the Giants […]

Youkilis Changes Sox – Traded to Chicago

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BOSTON – Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine says he spoke with Kevin Youkilis and apparently Youkilis understood about his lack of playing time. . Youkilis said there was no such talk. It doesn’t matter now as Youkilis was traded to the Chicago White Sox for utilityman Brent Lillibridge and right-hander Zach Stewart.  Stewart is 1-2 with a […]

Jim Thome Walk-Off Home Run Nets 5K Bonus From Papelbon

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PHILADELPHIA - Jonathan Papelbon signed a $50 million dollar deal in the off-season with the Philadelphia Phillies. After blowing his first save of the season in 18 attempts against the Tampa Bay Rays, Papelbon decided to re-invest some of  that money in the team, specifically in veteran slugger Jim Thome.  Papelbon offered to pay teammate Jim Thome $5,000 if he would hit a pinch hit home run in […]