All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Major League Baseball’

Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order

TMZ is reporting that former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden has had a restraining order filed against him by his estranged wife. Monique Gooden had called police on March 1, claiming Gooden had made “terroristic threats.” A temporary restraining order has been granted against Gooden. Though he had been living with Monique while a divorce is in progress, Gooden has now …

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MLB’s Official Wireless Sponsor is Now T-Mobile

Major League Baseball (MLB) and T-Mobile today announced a multi-year marketing partnership that makes T-Mobile the official wireless sponsor of MLB. As part of the deal, T-Mobile will “enhance” MLB games with its wireless technology. The agreement includes T-Mobile providing a new on-field communication system that will use the wireless carrier’s 4G network. Specifically, the tech will be used to …

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Rangers Owner Dies: Brad Corbett was 75

Brad Corbett, famous for his six years as the primary owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball (MLB) team, has died at the age of 75. Corbett passed away at his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, December 24. Corbett owned the Rangers from 1974 to 1980, and presided over the team’s first four winning seasons. Despite the …

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Pascual Pérez Dies at 55, Major League Baseball Player

The baseball world loses a great and talented player today as we learn about the death of Pascual Pérez, a baseball player from the Dominican Republic who played for various American-based major league teams. At the start of Pérez’s career, he was signed to the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1976, and then was traded to the Atlanta Braves in 1982. During …

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Aroldis Chapman Does Somersaults After Securing Cincinnati Reds Win

There’s a little unwritten rule in baseball about not showing up your opponents, so it makes sense that Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was a little disappointed with his closing flame thrower of a closing pitcher after his antics, but then again, we’re clearly talking about a pitcher who still has a little bit of youth running through his veins, …

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Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results

On the heels of last week’s announcement that it would begin including answers from Encyclopedia Britannica among search results, Bing announced today that it’s got another timely offering of answers for this summer season. Now, when you search for a Major League Baseball team or individual player you can instantly see the answer associated to your search inserted among the …

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Josh Hamilton Hit 4 Home Runs In One Game

Last night Josh Hamilton became the 18th player in the 137 year history of Major League Baseball to hit 4 home runs in a single game. He hit two-run homers in the first, third and seventh innings and added another in the eighth. He also doubled to take his night to 5 for 5 with 8 RBI’s. In doing this …

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Bryce Harper Has An Absolute Cannon For An Arm

In just about every professional sport, fans are on the lookout for the next one. Be it the next Michael Jordan, the next Lionel Messi, the next Peyton Manning, the next what-have-you. In baseball, the hunt for the next “Natural” is always underway, and the latest potential nominee for that mantle is Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals. Much like …

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Major League Baseball and Social Media [Infographic]

There’s no doubt that social media sites like Facebook and Twitter allow us to engage and interact with our favorite sports and sports personalities like never before and Major League Baseball is no exception. BanyanBranch.com brings us this next infographic on social media and and MLB’s Most Valuable Tweeters (MVP) and other fun facts from October through March of this …

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