1. Roy Halladay: Hall of Famer?

    The Philadelphia Phillies made a great move by signing Roy Halladay last offseason. He gave them one more reason to be happy about the signing with the second no-hitter in ...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about almost 4 years ago 716 reads 1 comments

  2. Jose Bautista: 53 Home Runs Since Sept. 5, 2009

    Jose Bautista has to be the comeback player of the year in the AL after hitting 53 home runs since Sept.5, 2009 and leading the majors in home runs with 43 in 2010 after never having ...

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  3. Baseball History: Bobby Thomson Dies at 86

    Bobby Thomson hit one of the most if not the most dramatic home runs in baseball history on October 3rd, 1951, when he hit a home run that turned a 4-2 defeat into a thrilling 5-4 come from behind win for the New York Giants over the Brooklyn Dodgers...

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  4. MLB Attendance Down 701,000

    For the first time this season since I have been tracking the MLB attendance at baseball-reference.com, the attendance has declined over 700,000...

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  5. J.P. Arenciba: Toronto Blue Jays Prospect Impressive in MLB Debut

    J.P. Arencibia may have surprised most baseball fans on Saturday by hitting his first Major League pitch over the fence and then homering again in the sixth inning for the Toronto Blue Jays...

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  6. Billy Loes Dies at 80

    Billy Loes, former Brooklyn Dodgers hurler who appeared in three World Series (1952, 1953, and 1955), has died at the age of 80...

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  7. Ichiro: Another 200 Hit Season?

    Ichiro Suzuki is trying to reach 200 hits for his 10th consecutive season, but is still 73 hits short after slumping since the All-Star break. He has only nine hits in 52 at-bats since the break while hitting ...

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  8. Pat Venditte: Switch Pitcher

    Pat Venditte is a switch relief pitcher for the Tampa Yankees in the Florida State League who has a 1-0 record and 1.73 ERA. He is unique in that he can throw from both the left and right side...

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  9. Pete Rose Jr. Now Hitting Coach

    2010 is the first year since 1959 that Pete Rose or Pete Rose Jr. hasn’t either played or managed in a baseball game. That is impressive that a father and son have worn a professional baseball uniform for 50 years...

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  10. Book Review of 'Ty Cobb: My 20 Years in Baseball'

    85 years ago in 1925 Ty Cobb wrote a series of articles for the New York Evening Journal recalling his 20 years in baseball. I just read those same memoirs in book form published by Dover Press in 2009...

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  11. New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez Nearing 600th Home Run

    Alex Rodriguez hit his 598th home run yesterday in a 9-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in Yankee Stadium. Alex Rodriguez needs only two more home runs to become the seventh member of ...

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  12. Who Is the Better Baseball Player: John Elway or Michael Jordan?

    John Elway and Michael Jordan both played minor league baseball. Elway played before his NFL career and Jordan played in the middle of his NBA career...

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  13. New York Yankees Have Best Team at All-Star Break

    It is a misnomer to say that the season is half over at the All-Star break, with the Angels having played 91 games and having only 71 games left when they return after the midsummer classic...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about almost 5 years ago 189 reads 1 comments

  14. Healthy Josh Hamilton Back on Track

    Josh Hamilton only played in 89 games last season due to injuries and hit hit 10 home runs while driving in 54 runs and hitting .268 in 336 at bats...

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  15. Chicago White Sox Now Second Place in AL Central

    Freddy Garcia has been the most consistent Chicago White Sox starters in 2010 with a 9-3 record and has only lost once since April 15th...

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  16. Omar Infante Not an All-Star

    NL All-Star manager Charlie Manuel said he was told to include a utility player on the NL roster, so he has chosen Omar Infante of the Braves...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about 4 years ago 1,049 reads 25 comments

  17. Thirty-Game Winners Thing of the Past?

    Ubaldo Jimenez tries to win his 15th game tonight for the Colorado Rockies against Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants. Ubaldo Jimenez has a chance to become the first 30-game winner since Denny McLain won 31 games in 1968...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about 4 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  18. Edwin Jackson Posts MLB's Fourth No-Hitter in Less Than Three Months

    Edwin Jackson of the Diamondbacks pitched the fourth no-hitter of the 2010 season in the Diamondbacks 74th game of the season. Edwin Jackson pitched the fourth no-hitter of the 2010 season yesterday defeating the Rays 1-0 on a home run by Adam LaRoche...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about 4 years ago 114 reads 2 comments

  19. Stephen Strasburg, Ubaldo Jimenez Fail to Win

    Stephen Strasburg lost in Washington last night despite striking out nine batters. He also allowed nine hits to the Royals, the best hitting team in the majors (surprised?), but gave up just one run...

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  20. Around the Diamond: June 23

    Jamie Moyer was bombed on June 11, allowing nine runs and nine hits in one inning in a loss to the Red Sox. However since then, in two starts against the Yankees and the Indians, he has allowed only three runs and five hits in 16 innings...

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  21. Freddy Garcia Sparking White Sox Hot Streak

    Freddy Garcia’s 2010 season started slowly as he ended April with an 0-2 record and an ERA of 5.87 after four games. Since then he has won eight of his last nine starts and has been a stabilizing force for the White Sox starters...

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  22. Recipe For Disaster: 15,000 Airhorns Giveaway

    You would think major league teams would learn from previous ill conceived giveaways and promotions gone awry...

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  23. Stephen Strasburg a Victim of No Run Support

    Stephen Strasburg had another excellent quality start last night in Washington but was a victim of no run support in the 2-1, 11-inning loss to the White Sox...

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  24. Around the Diamond

    Ubaldo Jimenez improved his 2010 record to 13-1 with a 1.15 ERA after defeating the Twins 5-1 with his 13 wins out of 14 starts...

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  25. Alex Rodriguez: 8 Home Runs on June 18?

    Alex Rodriguez may have only eight home runs, but he is still smiling knowing that he will have earned $264 million by the end of the 2010 season despite his offensive numbers dropping for the last three seasons...

    Andrew Godfrey Written by Andrew Godfrey about 4 years ago 112 reads 2 comments