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Oscar Taveras, Cardinals Outfielder, Killed In Crash

Oscar Taveras, outfielder for the St. Louis Cardinals, was killed in a car accident over the weekend while he was visiting the Dominican Republic. Taveras was only 22-years-old and was considered to be one of the Major League Baseball’s top prospects. Sadly, his dreams of playing in the majors will never happen. According to People, Taveras was driving a “2014 …

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Derek Jeter: My Captain For Life

Today is the first day in twenty years that Derek Jeter is not a Yankee. A lot has been said and written over the past week about Derek Jeter. By now, everyone knows that Jeter is a winner who gave 100% of his effort every single time he stepped onto a baseball field. Jeter is sixth on the all-time hit …

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Pandora Jewelry Partners With MLB Host Heidi Watney

Professional baseball host, Heidi Watney, just found an unlikely partner, Pandora Jewelry. According to a press release, the partnership will include everything from event sponsorships to social media shout outs. Watney is expected to be a firm endorser of the jewelry line. Top on her list of merchandise to promote may be Pandora’s new Major League Baseball collection, which happens …

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Masahiro Tanaka Will Get Another Start On Saturday

The New York Yankees were so pleased with Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka’s performance last Sunday, that they are giving the right-hander another start this Saturday at Fenway Park against the Red Sox. Tanaka allowed just a single run on five hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 5-2 victory over the Blue Jays. The Yanks shut the rookie down in …

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Josh Hamilton Scratched Again For The Angels

The Los Angeles Angels will have to face the Cleveland Indians in a makeup game this afternoon without their All-Star outfielder. Josh Hamilton’s ailing right shoulder will keep the slugger out of the starting lineup at least another day. Collin Cowgill replaced Hamilton in left field. This will be Hamilton’s fourth straight day on the bench. However, there are signs …

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Clayton Kershaw Hopes to Continue Domination of MLB

Each year, MLB teams play 162 regular season games. Due to this plethora of contests, most players never feel performance nerves until the end of the season when their team is trying to cement a playoff spot or is vying to win a pennant. However, one can be certain that the member of the Los Angeles Angels are quaking in …

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Alex Rodriguez Sued by Own Lawyer Over Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own attorney, David Cornwell, over $380,000 in allegedly unpaid legal fees. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan on Monday, Cornwell and his firm Gordan & Rees said Rodriguez never finished paying them for work performed on his failed bid to overturn a lengthy doping suspension received in connection with the Biogenesis scandal. Rodriguez’ …

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Curt Schilling Announces His Cancer Is In Remission

Curt Schilling battled for 20 years on baseball’s biggest stage. Since February, the right-handed pitcher has been battling for his life. However, it looks like there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Curt Schilling has reported that his cancer is in remission. The three-time World Series champ went public with his diagnosis in February via an official …

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Pete Rose: Should Hall Of Fame Ban Be Lifted?

In 1989 Pete Rose, baseball’s all-time hits leader, was banned from Major League Baseball for betting on games. He even admitted that he wagered on Reds games while he was managing the team. The length of the sentence…a lifetime. But yesterday Rose was able to don a baseball uniform in Bridgeport and serve as guest manager for the Bluefish of …

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Lenny Dykstra’s Son Selected by Braves in MLB Draft

In 1993, former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Lenny Dykstra broke the hearts of many Braves fans when he crushed a 3-2 pitch in the top of the 10th inning for a home run to give the Phillies the 4-3 win in Game 5 of the 1993 NCLS, helping to bring a halt to the Braves 104-win …

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David Ortiz Declares War on Rays’s Pitcher Price

In Game 2 of the American League Division Series last October, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz embarrassed Tamp Bay Rays pitcher David Price by hitting not one, but two home runs in the Sox’s 7-4 victory. Adding insult to injury, Ortiz stayed in the batter’s box while watching his second towering drive soar down the right field line, …

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Vin Scully, Dodgers Announcer, Misses Two Home Games

Vin Scully’s broadcasting career began with the Dodgers in 1950, a whopping 64 years ago. Over that time, Scully has called perhaps more famous moments in sports than any other announcer in history – three perfect games, 19 no-hitters, 25 World Series and 12 All-Star games. Unfortunately, Scully will be out of commission for two Dodgers games due to a …

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