All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Pitcher’

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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Matt Moore Placed On Disabled List

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed left-handed pitcher Matt Moore on a 15-day disabled list, due to a recent elbow injury. Moore injured his elbow during Monday’s game against the Royals, and then underwent an MRI on Tuesday. The Ray’s general manager Andrew Friedman said that the MRI results were inconclusive and that Moore would be undergoing a more thorough …

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Clayton Kershaw Becomes Baseball’s Richest Pitcher

Today was a great day if your name happens to be Clayton Kershaw. The 25-year-old southpaw finalized a deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw will be receiving $215 million over seven years. This new deal makes Kershaw the highest paid pitcher in history. He will be receiving $30.7 million a year. Not only is he breaking the record as …

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66-Pitch Perfect Game: High School Player Pitches An Amazing Game

While a perfect game in the majors is pretty much always newsworthy, it’s rare that a non-professional player gets much attention for it. Sometimes, though, a pitcher manages to accomplish this rare feat in a way that makes the larger sports world sit up and take notice. That’s just what happened when Michael Strem, senior at St. Francis School in …

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Virgil Trucks Dies; MLB Pitcher Was 95

MLB all-star pitcher Virgil Trucks has died at the age of 95. The Detroit News is reporting that Trucks was admitted to a hospital near his home in Calera, Alabama on March 21 for pneumonia. He died on March 23. Trucks was born in Alabama and began playing in the minor leagues in 1938. By 1941 he made his debut …

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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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