1. Scott Kazmir Walks Eight, Loses Fifth Game

    Eight walks sounds bad, but there are plenty of positives to be found in Scott Kazmir ’s last start. Kazmir was facing the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for the second time since beginning his comeback...

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  2. Former Big-Leaguer Jason Lane Flourishing in Indy League

    Jason Lane was just named Atlantic League pitcher of the month after posting a 2-0 record. According to the Skeeters' website , in 36.1 innings pitched in July, Lane struck out 27 while walking only seven...

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  3. Pete Incaviglia Holds Unbreakable NCAA Records

    In 1999, Pete Incaviglia was voted as the NCAA Player of the Century by Baseball America , beating out Bob Horner and Robin Ventura. Now that is a distinction to be proud of...

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  4. Jose Canseco Jumps Leagues, Signs with Rio Grande

    Jose Canseco , age 48, has left the Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League and signed with the independent Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings of the North American League...

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  5. Scott Kazmir Roughed Up by Camden Riversharks

    Two steps forward and two steps back… After shutting out the Long Island Ducks for four innings last week, Scott Kazmir experienced a setback in his latest outing...

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  6. Scott Kazmir Throws Up Goose Eggs in 4 Innings for Sugar Land Skeeters

    Thirteen months with no professional baseball can seem like an eternity, but for Scott Kazmir , it’s just another bump in the road on the return to glory...

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  7. Stanozolol Behind 2 More MLB Suspensions

    Two Chicago Cubs minor leaguers have been suspended for testing positive for Stanozolol ( via ESPN ). As the report states, the two 50-game suspensions will take effect immediately...

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  8. London Rippers Attendance Woes Not a Secret

    Controversy kicked off the London Rippers inaugural campaign, the likes we have never seen in Independent baseball. Their logo, which resembles “Jack the Ripper,” caused such a commotion it received press in ESPN and Sports Illustrated...

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  9. Scott Kazmir Begins Skeeters Showcase with One Inning Teaser

    Scott Kazmir took the mound for the first time in over one year, and the results were what one could expect. One inning pitched, two hits, two earned runs and one home run with a strikeout...

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  10. Former MLB Pitcher Scott Kazmir Signs with Skeeters

    ESPN reports that former MLB pitcher Scott Kazmir is officially a member of the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League. Kazmir is expected to start Sunday’s game against the Bridgeport Bluefish...

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  11. MLB First Half: Highs and Lows, Bro

    The first half of the 2012 baseball season has not been what we’ve expected. After all the hype surrounding the Miami Marlins and Albert Pujols, neither are living up to expectations...

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  12. Basketball Was Not Junior Bernal's Only Option

    When it comes to becoming a professional athlete, so many things have to fall into place. If you think about it, your head will spin. You need the smarts, the size and the athletic ability...

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  13. Ricky Romero's True Value Will Show in Coming Months

    Ricky Romero is the ace of the Toronto Blue Jays , there is no doubt about it. Up until Brandon Morrow ’s injury, some were questioning that...

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  14. Scott Kazmir Expected to Sign with Independent Sugar Land Skeeters

    Former first-round pick Scott Kazmir , who had so much promise as a gun-slinging lefty, has faced some tough times the past few years...

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  15. Toronto Blue Jays Take Notice of Shawn Hill's Dominance

    Late last week, I reported on former Toronto Blue Jay Shawn Hill and the dominant performances he’s been showcasing as a member of the York Revolution in the Independent Atlantic League...

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  16. American West Baseball League to Rival North American League

    Independent baseball is a funny thing. When you go to a game, you are going to get legitimately good baseball. The prices are second to none, and you might get to see some former major leaguers in the process...

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  17. Former Blue Jays Pitcher Shawn Hill Starts a Revolution

    Mississauga native and former Toronto Blue Jay Shawn Hill is creating a revolution of sorts in York, Pennsylvania...

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  18. MLB and NAIA Make Beautiful Music Together

    In the past two MLB drafts, quite a few college players from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) have heard their names called...

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  19. Blue Jays Losing Their Cool as Struggles Continue

    For two consecutive weekends, the Toronto Blue Jays find themselves slaves to a superior line-up. Last weekend it was the Texas Rangers and the super-human Josh Hamilton...

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  20. Travis Snider: Toronto Blue Jays' Biggest Bargaining Chip Sits in Vegas

    We are nearing the end of May and the Toronto Blue Jays are MLB ’s best .500 ballclub. I’m not really sure if that’s good or bad at this point, but considering ...

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  21. Former Ranger Benji Gil Suits Up for Forth Worth

    Long-time Texas Ranger and Anaheim Angel Benji Gil has signed on to play shortstop for the Fort Worth Cats of the North American League...

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  22. Minor League Baseball Attendance Is on the Rise

    The year 2008 was the benchmark for attendance at minor league baseball games, as more than 43 million fans went through the turnstiles. Through the end of April this year, more than 6...

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  23. Sugar Land Skeeters Set Atlantic League Attendance Record

    The Atlantic League’s newest franchise, the Sugar Land Skeeters, are making quite the impression. The team, which is the brainchild of ODP Chairman Peter Kirk and his partner, ...

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  24. Boston Red Sox: Daniel Nava Ships His Way Back Up to Boston

    It’s very rare when a Triple-A player being called up to the pros gets much, press but in this case it’s well warranted. Daniel Nava was recalled by the Boston Red Sox after putting together PlayStation like numbers in Pawtucket...

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  25. NAIA Baseball Championship Opening Round Begins Thursday

    Thursday will mark the day 45 qualifying schools begin their journey to become the country’s best collegiate baseball team. Last year the Concordia Eagles became the first team from the Golden State Athletic Conference to win the World Series...

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