1. Jesse Hoorelbeke: The new Independent League Home Run King

    Fargo-Moorhead RedHawk first baseman Jesse Hoorelbeke is the new Independent League home run king. Tuesday night, Hoorelbeke launched his 146th career Indy home run, surpassing Jorge Alvarez as number one on that list...

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  2. Dan Uggla: Persistence Personified

    If there is one true feel-good story in the 2011 season, it has to be the turnaround by Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla...

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  3. Performance Enhancers Strike Again: Steve Evarts Suspended 50 Games

    With the game trying to clean itself up, it makes you wonder how people can think they can still get away with using performance enhancers on the field of play...

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  4. The A-Rod Headlines Continue: When Is Enough Really Enough?

    Alex Rodriguez never seems to be out of the headlines. Whether he is dodging reporters while hanging with mysterious blondes in Toronto , dating superstar actresses, or confessing ...

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  5. Independent Baseball Leagues: Is Consolidation the First Step to a MLB Purchase?

    With ties to the game and as a huge fan of Independent baseball, I want to see the progress of this brand more than anybody, which is why my suggestion that MLB purchase the Indy leagues makes all the sense in the world to me...

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  6. Independent Leagues: An Interview with Donald Brandt of the St. Paul Saints

    It is very tough in the Independent Leagues to make a name for yourself. However, if you go 15-0 and win the Pitcher of the Year award, it’s pretty difficult to stay under the radar...

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  7. Should MLB Put Independent Baseball Under Its Umbrella?

    Recently, I have been inquiring as to whether Major League Baseball is doing enough on the marketing side to compete with the likes of the NFL and NBA. All signs point to no...

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  8. Has Major League Baseball Lost the Marketing Battle?

    Rumours are running rampant about baseball losing it appeal to masses. Except through nearly 50 games, total attendance is nearly on par with 2010 (36,594)...

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  9. Brian Wilson and His Beard Destined To Be the Next Video Game Cover Athlete?

    For the past two seasons, squeaky-clean cover boy Joe Mauer has been the face of the PlayStation franchise MLB: The Show . I am pretty certain that Mauer will not appear on the cover for an unprecedented third straight year...

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  10. Why the MLB Home Run Derby Will Never Get Old

    Of all the festivities surrounding mid-season All-Star games, the MLB Home Run Derby has to be the best. There are not a lot of events that an entire family can sit back and watch with awe...

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  11. Barry Bonds Is the Greatest Baseball Player We Have Ever Seen

    Regardless of steroids, HGH, and an enlarged cranium, Barry Bonds was extraordinary on the field and it shows when compared among the all-time greats; 762 Home Runs - #1 2558 ...

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  12. Roger Clemens' Colleagues Could Testify Against Him at Trial

    With the next "trial of the century" upon us, Roger Clemens ’ chances of getting away scot-free have taken another hit...

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  13. Independent Baseball: North American League Making a Name for Itself

    The North American baseball league is really starting to make headway, considering it is a first-year Independent League. Less than 30 games into the season the NAL, is already surpassing the 200,000 fan mark...

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  14. Toronto Blue Jays: Rough Stretch Has Ruffled Some Feathers

    I have been on the Toronto Blue Jays bandwagon for quite a while, hoping they could claim that wild-card spot this year. Right now, it seems as if the wheels are beginning to fall off...

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  15. Pecos League struggling with attendance. Contingency plans are in place

    The Pecos League continues to be a work in progress. Since all but taking over the Continental Baseball League, the Pecos League is attempting to market their brand of baseball in areas where success is a rarity...

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  16. Scott Kazmir: The Final Curtain Drops on Los Angeles Angels Career...for Now

    After parts of three disastrous years in Los Angeles, Scott Kazmir was finally released. "I don’t think I’ve ever seen a pitcher who wasn’t injured whose skills just evaporated as much as they did for Scott," Scioscia said ...

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  17. Kyle Drabek Demotion Will Reveal His True Colors

    With Kyle Drabek being sent down to the minors to correct some flaws (walks), this is a time when we will see how the kid can handle some adversity. Drabek put together some very impressive performances at the beginning of the year...

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  18. NAIA flexes their muscles with a Champion and draft picks

    Previous articles I have written have become a showcase of what the NAIA represents: a platform that allows athletes to live out a dream, get an education and represent the good that college athletics bring to the table...

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  19. NAIA Continues to Promote with Hands-on Realism

    The NAIA “Game on” program “tells the story of the NAIA through a variety of communications tools. The campaign brings together the facts of who the NAIA is, both today and yesterday, and tells the story through our student-athletes...

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  20. 19 Consecutive Victories for Donald Brandt Sounds More Like It

    In one of my recent posts , I touched on a topic that many should be following: A streak of 18 wins and zero losses for Donald Brandt of the St. Paul Saints...

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  21. Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Takes a Historic Seat Next to Jimmie Foxx

    Jose Bautista, to his credit, is silencing all his critics by putting together some numbers that can rival any in recent memory. At the end of May, Bautista was leading the Majors in home runs (20), runs scored (54) and batting average (...

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  22. NAIA Using Social Media To Expand Brand

    The NAIA, to many, doesn’t have the same ring as the NCAA, but when it comes down to it, the majority of us are not top-caliber talent, weren’t recruited by the Floridas, Kentuckys or Notre Dames of the world...

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  23. Pecos League Opens Doors, Attendance Something To Be Desired

    Nine games into the season, and the Pecos League is off to a running start. The only problem is that someone forgot to tell the fans. Any new league starting out will face obstacles, and it is no exception with the Pecos League...

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  24. 18 and counting for Donald Brandt of the St. Paul Saints

    Donald Brandt has a very impressive streak that not many may know about. After tonight, Brandt is 18-0 in 19 starts...

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  25. Joba Chamberlain Is Providing Relief Where It Matters Most for the Yankees

    The 2011 New York Yankees were seemingly written off by most, including myself, before the season began...

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