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David Price and Red Sox to Meet Following Rehab Start

The Boston Red Sox will meet with left-hander David Prices Thursday as they try to find out what the next step is for the southpaw in his rehab after he gave up six runs, of which three were earned, during his 3 2/3 innings of work for Pawtucket in Triple-A Wednesday night. Red Sox manager John Farrell during an interview following Boston’s loss of 9-4 to Texas said a scout was pleased with what he saw out of Price physically on Wednesday, but Farrell did not know what was next for the veteran pitcher. The Boston manager said he and his coaches... 
 

Lack of Offense Leading to Mediocrity for Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox are dead last in the American League this season in home runs. Boston last season led all of baseball in average runs scored per game at 5.42. It was expected there would be a slight drop off due to the retirement of David Ortiz the long-time DH who hit 541 career home runs. However, that output has fallen off close to a full run and currently sits at 4.56 runs per game. The team’s inability to offset poor run production with top-notch pitching, which was the organization’s plan, has kept Boston from creeping toward the top... 
 

MLB and Facebook Announce Live Streaming for Games

Facebook and Major League Baseball announced this week a new partnership for live streaming that will show 20 regular season live games on the social network. The games will be aired weekly on the site with the first being the aired last night between the Colorado Rockies and Cincinnati Reds. The weekly streamed games on Facebook will be from a feed of a local broadcaster of one of the participating teams, said the two companies. MLB and Facebook have teamed up before in streaming games. In 2011, prior to Facebook Live being launched, MLB aired... 
 

Can Anyway Stop the Houston Astros?

As of Wednesday, the Houston Astros completed 25% of their 2017 Major League Baseball regular season. The club is the holder of two key achievements over that period. One, the team has been the best in all of baseball and second it is the franchise’s best start in history. Both trends continued on Wednesday as the American League West leading Astros won their ninth game in their past 10 games played, defeating the plummeting Miami Marlins 3-0 completing a sweep of their three-game series on the road at Marlins Park. With the win, Houston improved... 
 

Kevin Pillar Turns from Defense to Offense

The Toronto Blue Jays started their 2017 Major League Baseball season out disastrously. The Blue Jays stood at 2-11 after 13 games and 6-17 after 23 games, which put the team in a deep hole after just two dozen games of the 162-game regular season. Still not at .500 yet, Toronto is nevertheless playing better and giving itself a shot at contending in the American League East. On Sunday, Kevin Pillar the defensive stalwart in center field was the offensive hero with a walk-off homer against the Seattle Mariners. Earlier in Sunday’s game, Pillar... 
 

Chris Iannetta Hit in Face with 93mph Fastball

Chris Iannetta the Arizona Diamondback catcher was hit by a pitch in the mouth during his seventh inning at bat on Friday night. The Diamondbacks won the game 11-4. Iannetta left the game after being hit with the pitch. Iannetta’s manager Torey Lovullo said that the catcher’s top lip had been split open by the impact of the ball and the player had been taken from the park to the hospital for further examination. On Saturday, the team will have more of an update on the status of Iannetta. Lovullo told the media following the game that Iannetta... 
 

Ryan Zimmerman Resurgence Once Again Helping Nationals

For most of the past decade, Washington Nationals player Ryan Zimmerman has accepted the designation as the face of the team. Solid and stoic is the brand Zimmerman has worn with the Nationals since the team used its first ever draft pick in 2005 to select him. He has been with them from the opening of their new park, through the poor seasons and into the spotlight with fellow stars Jayson Werth, Bryce Harper and others. However, as the team reached new levels with three appearances in the playoffs the last five seasons, Zimmerman plunged to his... 
 

Cody Bellinger Knocking the Cover Off the Ball

A superstar is not made overnight, but Cody Bellinger has started a Major League Baseball career that could one day make him the next superstar in the sport. In his first 12 games Bellinger, who is just 21, hit five home runs. Of the 12 games he has played, the Dodgers have won 9. Bellinger is the Dodgers’ top prospect and great things were expected of the talent, but just not so soon. Because he plays first and Adrian Gonzalez is there, Bellinger started the season with Oklahoma City in Triple-A. He hit five home runs in his 18 games at Oklahoma... 
 

Houston Astros Looking for Another Starting Pitcher

The Houston Astros have started their 2017 Major League Baseball regular season strong with a record of 20-10 after 30 games and a 5 ½-game lead in the American League West. However, Houston knows it needs some more top line pitching and is in the market for a big name starter who can become second in line to ace Dallas Keuchel, the former Cy Young Award winner who has seen a resurgence in his game this season. Houston would like to add the best possible starter if can find with Jose Quintana the ace for the Chicago White Sox at the top of its... 
 

Tensions Continue Between Red Sox and Orioles

The drama continued to heat up between American League East rivals the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles as both Adam Jones, who complained of receiving racial taunts and pitcher Kevin Gausman both were ejected from the game at Fenway Park on Wednesday. In the second inning, Orioles starter Gausman was ejected for hitting Boston’s Xander Bogaerts, that caused a huge uproar from the Orioles since the pitch was a curveball at the speed of just 76.6 mph. Both Gausman and Caleb Joseph his catcher argued the pitch had slipped from the pitcher’s... 
 

Noah Syndergaard Becomes Most Recent Pitcher Hurt in Flawed System

For the New York Mets it is nothing but a coincidence. The Mets say they have had terrible luck, with a number of pitching injuries already this season, as well as in years past. Baseball pundits and fans alike are told to feel sorry for the team, as it is not fair one organization has to endure such heartache. However, at some point the Mets need to accept responsibility. New York was hit was news that ace Noah Syndergaard suffered a major injury and was placed on the team’s disabled list after tearing his lat muscle on his right side. The Mets... 
 

Gift Ngoepe Becomes First African to Play in MLB

Major League Baseball’s 2017 regular season is underway, with close to 30% of the players beginning the season born outside the United States. That percentage of players is not that unusual, but Gift Ngoepe is. The native of South Africa spent close to 9 years fine tuning his baseball skills in the U.S. He played in the minor leagues, from Class-A through Class-AAA starting when he was just 18. Ngoepe is now 27. During his time in the minors he played for different affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates including teams in cities such as Indianapolis,... 
 

Eric Thames Pulled From Game With Tightness in Hamstring

Milwaukee Brewers slugger Eric Thames left in the eighth inning of Wednesday’s game with the Cincinnati Reds after experiencing tightness in his hamstring. His manager Craig Counsell told the media following the game, which Milwaukee won 9-4, that Thames’ injury was not any big deal. Counsell said the hamstring had tightened during the day and said it could be caused by the player being on-base so often, which means he has been running the bases, scoring on a hit from first based and that adds up to a great deal of base running. Thames is currently... 
 

Julio Urias Returning to Dodgers Thursday

One of the most promising young starting pitchers in baseball Julio Arias will make his debut for 2017 with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday. The 20-year old started this season slowing as a way to limit the number of innings he will have in the majors during the regular season. The gaming industry online and betting on major league baseball has become a huge industry as most, such as Royal Vegas online casino, have a myriad of online games to choose from. Online gaming for both casino type sites and sportbooks like Royal Vegas online casino... 
 

Tony Gwynn Jr. Like Father Like Son in Baseball and Brewing

Wearing a pair of safety goggles, Tony Gwynn Jr. waits as he looks at his watch to add more hops to boiling water with malted barley as he adjusts the recipe to his craft beer at AleSmith Brewing Co. Gwynn followed his famous father in both playing for the San Diego State baseball team and with the San Diego Padres. He also wants to hit similar to his .394 Pale Ale in tribute to his late dad, Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn Sr. Gwynn said he would feel fantastic if he could do something equal to his father. He said he never was an equal to his father on... 
 

Sources Say Luis Robert Will Be Cleared by May 20 to Sign

Cuba’s top prospect is getting closer to the fulfillment of his dream to play Major League Baseball. Luis Robert, who is 19, is the top outfield prospect from Cuba and on Thursday Major League Baseball declared him a free agent, says a source close to the situation. On May 20, Robert will become eligible to sign a contract with any big league baseball team. Considered by most the No. 2 prospect amongst international players behind just Shohei Ohtani the phenom from Japan, the 6-foot-3 Robert is a player with all around skill that scouts believe... 
 

Colorado Rockies Bullpen Helping Them to NL West Lead

A home stand of six games  convinced Greg Holland the new closer for the Colorado Rockies that he was playing in conditions that were not found anywhere other than at Coors Field and he would have to adjust to those conditions. Holland played all of his first six MLB seasons with the Kansas City Royals. He said that you must keep a good diet and remain hydrated so you do not become run down. Avoiding that will be an important key for Colorado’s new bullpen, which was the worst last season in the majors but has been surprisingly successful starting... 
 

Hall of Famer Given New Lease on Life

Hall of Famer Rod Carew first met Konrad Reuland in 1990 and likely had a hard time remembering that meeting. Seventeen years later, the two are inseparable. Reuland died last December and his kidney and heart were donated to Carew. The Hall of Famer at the time was in desperate need of a heart. This week the story was revealed by the American Heart Association of how one family of a legend in baseball and the family of a young player in the NFL, who died of a brain aneurysm, learned of the circumstances surrounding the gift Carew received. The... 
 

New York Mets Have the Power

The New York Mets are good at several things, but what they are becoming one of the best in baseball at is hitting home runs. Of course, seven home runs in one game is not always the norm, but they did that in their 14-4 win on Tuesday over Philadelphia. On the night, slugger Yoenis Cespedes hit three home runs. He had two other chances to hit his fourth of the game, but doubled over Odubel Herrera’s head in center field and grounded out to short in the eighth to miss out on four home runs in a single game. The Phillies could not come up with... 
 

Red Sox Fighting Through Illness and Injury

The 2017 MLB regular season is just a week old and the Boston Red Sox are already facing a large amount of adversity. It is difficult enough dealing with any type of injuries related to baseball that come up during any season, but the Red Sox are also worrying about flu that has been running rampant through the clubhouse during the last week. Each game more questions arise about who will be healthy enough to play for manager John Farrell. Hanley Ramirez has not played the past three games, while Mookie Betts was sick and missed three games prior... 
 

Cleveland and Arizona Off to Fast Starts

Two of the most successful teams to start the 2017 season will meet this week in the desert southwest. The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the Cleveland Indians for a three-game series with both teams having won 3 games to open the season. It might have been expected that Cleveland, the defending champions in the American League, would sweep an opening series in Texas. However, Arizona’s successful start could not have been predicted, especially given the opponent it faced to open the season. On Thursday, Arizona won 9-3 to win three of four from... 
 

Foreign-Born MLB Players Reaches All-Time High

The 2017 Major League Baseball 162-games regular season opened on Sunday with just a few games and saw a full schedule of games on Monday. This year teams in the majors started the season with a record number of players who were born outside the United States. A record 29.7% of the players on major league rosters were not born in the U.S. which topped the previous record of 29.2% back in 2005. Leading the way with players born outside the U.S. was the Dominican Republic with 93, followed by 77 from Venezuela and 23 from Cuba, said Major League Baseball’s... 
 

Madison Bumgarner Smacks Two Home Runs to Set Record

San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has been one of the best pitchers the team has had for the past few years. However, he has also been known to swing a powerful bat in the batter’s box. On Opening Day of the 2017 Major League Baseball season on Sunday, Bumgarner showed what power he does have at the plate as he became the first pitcher to hit a pair of homers on Opening Day. The Giants’ ace hit two solo shots in Sunday’s loss of 6-5 to the Arizona Diamondbacks. He is the first pitcher in the history of baseball to hit two on the... 
 

Ricky Nolasco to Start Opening Day for Angels

Veteran hurler Ricky Nolasco has pitched in close to 300 games in the major leagues. This spring he has pitched very well and because of that he has earned a good spot in the rotation of the Los Angeles Angels. Mike Scioscia the manager of the Angels named the veteran pitcher as the starter on opening day for the Angels after a win of 3-2 over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night. Scioscia said that there were others he could have chosen, but seeing the way he finished the season last year and the way he is pitching this spring, Ricky can handle... 
 

St. Louis Cardinals Intend to Win National League Central

The cream of the crop in the National League Central division has been the St. Louis Cardinals since 2000 having earned 9 division titles and 12 postseason berths. That success is the biggest reason why the Cardinals enter the 2017 season not ready to throw in the towel. While all of baseball has talked about the Chicago Cubs during this spring as they prepare to defend their first World Series title in 108 years, St. Louis has quietly prepared to return to the postseason after failing to reach the playoffs last season snapping a streak dating back... 
 

Los Angeles Angels Defense Helps Complete No-Hitter

Los Angeles Angels starter Bud Norris along with seven relievers combined to complete a no-hitter Friday night. Even with strong pitching, the team needed defensive help to pull off the no-hitter. Behind the help of three diving stops on defense in just the ninth inning, the Angels finished off a no-hitter and beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0. Defenders for the Angels made three stellar plays while Abel De Los Santos a 24-year old reliever closed the game. C.J. Cron at first base dived to the right to stab a grounder for the inning’s first out, Shane... 
 

Terry Francona: Attempting to Have Everyone Back from 2016

For the Cleveland Indians, who will open up defense of the American League Pennant, uncertainty is taking shape as opening day approaches. The team hopes to have all its players back from last season, but that will not happen by opening day. Jason Kipnis the team’s All-Star at second base will not play all of April due to an injured right shoulder, while Michael Brantley an outfielder is recovering from an injured shoulder that kept him out almost all of last season and did not play a spring training game until this week. Carlos Santana, the team’s... 
 

New York Yankees Didi Gregorius Injures Shoulder

Didi Gregorius a shortstop for the New York Yankees bruised his right shoulder which ended his playing time for the Netherlands at the World Baseball Classic. It is now uncertain what his status will be for opening day for the Yankees. New York manager Joe Girardi would not put any timetable on his shortstop’s return saying only that he would be sidelined for a while. New York opens its regular season on April 2 on the road in Tampa Bay. It is unknown when or how Gregorius was hurt while playing for the Netherlands. The team reached the semifinals... 
 

Ian Desmond Remains Positive Despite Hand Surgery

Ian Desmond is now driving a golf cart around the Scottsdale Colorado Rockies complex to watch his teammates take part in practice. He can drive the cart with his right hand but his left his wrapped up following surgery. Desmond had been ready to start at first base on opening day for the Rockies but broke a bone in the left hand when hit by a pitch last Sunday. He had successful surgery during the week and Friday was the first time he spoke publicly about the injury. He appeared upbeat despite likely missing four to six weeks. He called it part... 
 

Report: Boat Likely Driven by Jose Fernandez at Time of Crash

Jose Fernandez was the probable operator of a boat that crashed into a jetty on Miami Beach September 25, killing the Miami Marlins star pitcher and two others, says a report released on Thursday by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The commission investigated the deadly crash. The report, which was 46-pages in length, included a chart with a seating plan that showed Fernandez was driving based upon the physical evidence found shortly after the accident. That evidence included Fernandez’s DNA and fingerprints on the boat’s throttle... 
 

Amed Rosario Quickly Becoming Future for Mets at Short

Spanish is spoken freely throughout the New York Mets clubhouse. One two-word phrase in Spanish El Futuro or The Future, might be the best description anyone has given of Amed Rosario. Rosario is in his first training camp in the big leagues and thus far has hit .296, is showing his extraordinary defensive skills and his quick feet that have him ranked as the top prospect for the organization. Mets manager Terry Collins said that his shortstop has shown him everything he needs to show. The rookie, who is just 21, played 120 games during 2016, which... 
 

Pablo Sandoval Hopes for Bounce Back Year in 2017

The Boston Red Sox are one of the favorites to represent the American League in the 2017 World Series and Pablo Sandoval hopes he can regain form after a down period while with the team. The talented third baseman feels he is back on the right track and Boston coaches and the front office agree. Sandoval is back starting at third and appears he is in better condition this spring than last spring and that has shown with his play in the field. It appears that Sandoval is more agile and nimble on both defense and running the base paths. Sandoval said... 
 

Yasiel Puig Attempting to Win His Job Back With Dodgers

While some teammates in the Los Angeles Dodgers outfield are out nursing injuries, Yasiel Puig has become busy trying to earn his starting job back. The Cuban right-fielder, and at one time a phenom, was demoted last August to Triple-A. On Wednesday, Puig played five innings and saw three at-bats as the Dodgers lost 7-2 to Milwaukee in a split squad game. At one-time an All-Star, Puig’s numbers have dropped considerably and his actions both on the field and off it have annoyed teammates and eventually led to being demoted. In 2013, Puig became... 
 

Chris Sale Debuts with Red Sox Against Houston Astros

Chris Sale the new ace for the Boston Red Sox made his debut for the club on Monday against the Houston Astros. The southpaw labeled his performance mixed after an outing that came to an end earlier than had been originally planned. In December, Sale was acquired by Boston from the White Sox. He allowed a pair of runs, one of which was earned, in the two innings he pitched against the Astros. When asked if he were happy with his performance, Sales answered that he did not know. He got in good work, he added, but said you also want results. Red Sox... 
 

David Price Will Not Need Surgery, Strasburg Stretch

After consulting with two highly respected orthopedic doctors, David Price, the star pitcher for the Boston Red Sox will not need an injection or surgery on his left arm, said team officials. On Thursday, Price flew to Indianapolis so Dr. Neal ElAttrache and James Andrews, who both were attending the NFL Combine, could examine his arm. On Saturday, Price was expected to return to Fort Myers, Florida home of the spring training complex of Boston. Boston manager John Farrell announced that the findings were a best case scenario for both the team and... 
 

Boston Red Sox Chris Sale Preparing for Debut

Even a tune up session by Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale attracted a large crowd. The new pitching ace for the Red Sox threw a simulated game of two-innings on Wednesday preparing for his first action in spring training. Sale said everything has gone as planned thus far. The Red Sox southpaw remained in Fort Myers, Florida at camp while his teammates traveled north to Sarasota to play the Baltimore Orioles. Sale pitched against teammates Steve Selsky and Dan Butler, while Sandy Leon caught behind home plate and fellow hurlers Steven Wright and David... 
 

Christian Bethancourt Wants to Pitch and Catch

The San Diego Padres spoke to Christian Bethancourt about being a rare multi-purpose player who would play pitcher and catcher. Bethancourt said the team approached him and asked if he would agree. He said he liked the idea the team had and looks forward to how things go during the season. Bethancourt, who is 25, is a catcher who is also working with the pitchers for the Padres this spring. The team hopes that Bethancourt will also play the outfield as well as pitch and catch. He could possibly play one, two or all three positions at some point... 
 

Corey Seager Plans to Have Better Second Season Than First

National League Rookie of the Year Corey Seager was a unanimous pick for the award in 2016 as the Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop. He begins this, his second season, with the club confronted with the thought of what he will do to surpass the level of play he showed on the field and at the plate last season. Often times, great rookie years are followed by the dreaded sophomore jinx. However, the young talent will not listen to those calling on him to have an encore season or those that suggest he could struggle during 2017. Seager’s manager Dave... 
 

Alex Rodriguez: No Comeback for Me

Former major league baseball star Alex Rodriguez is maintaining that he will not attempt any comeback. Released in August of last year, with over one season remaining on his 10-year $275 million contract, A-Rod worked as a guest instructor for the first day on Tuesday at spring training with the New York Yankees. Asked if he was retired, Rodriquez replied that, “Yes, I am.” He said he was happy doing what he was doing now with younger players. He added that he learned some of his biggest lessons from some of his mistakes and they happened to... 
 

Cleveland Indians Moving Along Slowly with Corey Kluber

On Sunday, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said the team was taking a slow approach during the spring with their pitching ace Corey Kluber. That means it remains uncertain if he will be penciled in as the opening day starter for the team. Last season, Kluber was the Indians workhorse on the mound. He has been the starter for the past two opening games of the season for Cleveland, but Francona is not saying yet if the hard throwing right-hander will be given the nod April 2 when the American League champions face Texas on the road. Francona... 
 

Garrett Richards Returns Without Tommy John Surgery

Early during last season, Garrett Richards suffered a partial tear to his elbow ligament. The ace of the Los Angeles Angels immediately expected he would miss two years of his pitching career. Richards thought he would need Tommy John surgery to repair the tear. On Thursday, he recalled last season after the injury that all he wanted was to get the surgery over with and start rehab. Instead, this week Richards was able to throw his first spring training bullpen session in Tempe. The talented right-hander will head into the 2017 season with big optimism... 
 

Chris Tillman Injury Will Test Rotation Depth with Orioles

On Monday, the Baltimore Orioles opened their 2017 spring training and already have been given bad news. Chris Tillman a right-hander has not completely recovered from his shoulder problem and will not be available to start the regular season in April. During the second half of the season in 2016, Tillman missed just over two weeks due to shoulder bursitis. Therefore it was not a good sign when Tillman needed treatment during December following a number of weeks of rest. Due to problems with his shoulder, Tillman’s average velocity of his fastball... 
 

Brandon Phillips Traded to Atlanta by Cincinnati

In an attempt to field a respectable team during the inauguration season of SunTrust Park in 2017, the Atlanta Braves have added Brandon Phillips a veteran at second base in a trade with the Cincinnati Reds. In January, Phillips invoked the 10 and 5 no trade clause that blocked his trade to Atlanta. Phillips he has done that a number of times during his career. He blocked a deal last offseason to the Washington Nationals and the offseason prior to that he blocked a trade to the New York Yankees. Phillips, who is 35, was raised outside Atlanta, so... 
 

Rumor: Miami Marlins Reach Tentative Agreement to Sell

Earlier in the offseason, word leaked that Jeffrey Loria the Miami Marlins owner would sell the team at the price of $1.7 billion. According to a report by Forbes, Miami currently has a tentative agreement that was confirmed by a handshake to sell the team at the price of $1.6 billion. A sale apparently is not imminent as it takes some time and no one in the Marlins organization has commented about the report. One report from ESPN said that Charles Kushner was part of a larger group that wanted to buy the Marlins. Kushner is Ivanka Trump’s father... 
 

Cody Bellinger Might Be Answer to Dodgers Offensive Woes

For all the deals the Los Angeles Dodgers took part in or did not, during the offseason, the most important possible new part of their lineup for 2017 could be a player already in their organization. For any club, it is best when you can hold onto prized prospects, most importantly the ones who take home awards such as the NL Rookie of the Year. Los Angeles players have won those in large numbers four straight over a period between the late 70s and early 80s and five consecutive from ’92 to ’96, so maybe after last season’s winner Corey Seager,... 
 

MLB Commissioner: Pace of Play Must Be Focused On

Major League Baseball two years ago implemented rules that were designed to improve pace of play. One of the rules no longer allowed players to step outside the batter’s box after they took a pitch. In addition, a clock was added so play would resume immediately following commercial breaks between innings. Thanks to those rule changes, the time to complete a game dropped by all of six minutes from 2014 to 2015. That is almost unnoticeable when watching a game, but it all helps, says officials in the commissioner’s office. However, from the 2015... 
 

Chris Correa Says Astros Hacked Cardinals First

On Monday of this week, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred ended his office’s investigation of the hacking scandal involving the St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros. The investigation determined that Houston suffered material harm, which could not be amenable to a precise quantification. The commissioner then announced disciplinary actions against the Cardinals including a fine of $2 million along with the loss of the team’s first two picks in the 2017 draft. Both the fine and picks go to Houston. In addition, former Cardinals... 
 

Ryan Braun Healthy and Ready for Another Season with Brewers

Last September, Ryan Braun and his wife Larisa had their second child and sleep since then has not come easy to the veteran for the Milwaukee Brewers. However, other than that the Brewers slugger says he is fitter than he has been in many years after not worrying about treatment for his thumb or back surgery this offseason. Braun says he is anxious about spring training that starts in February. Braun is easily the most recognizable face left at Milwaukee. The team is going through a huge rebuilding period. At the age of 33, Braun is now the oldest... 
 

Prospect for Phillies Thriving Following Lost Right Eye

Matt Imhof was a southpaw pitching prospect for the Philadelphia Phillies last summer before losing his right eye during a freak accident that took place at the ballpark. While working out with a pair of resistance bands that were mounted to the wall the base broke and hit him in the eye. The result was a broken nose, two broken orbital bones and a crushed eye. After the accident, Imhof was told by doctors that his eye had been crushed like it was a grape and it was not likely he would regain any vision in it. Eventually, Imhof decided it was better... 
 

Seattle Mariners to Retire No. 11 of Edgar Martinez

A street just outside of Safeco Field in Seattle is already named after former Seattle Mariner Edgar Martinez. A restaurant down the line in leftfield is named Edgar’s Cantina. However, now the former great with the Mariners will be given the biggest of all team honors, as the franchise will retire the No. 11 jersey he made so famous and hang it beside No. 24, the retired jersey of Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr. on the façade in center field. Last year Griffey’s No. 24 was retired shortly after he was inducted into the Hall of Fame and now team... 
 
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