Monthly Archives: August 2015

THE “DOG DAYS” OF BASEBALL ARE UPON US!

Throughout a 162-game schedule, there comes a time when major league baseball suffers through a “drought”, if you will, when teams that are out of contention have to “go through the motions” until the end of the season.  The middle … Continue reading

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SO, HOW ARE THOSE END-OF-JULY TRADES WORKING OUT?

Most baseball fans remember the flurry of trade activity right around the July 31 deadline.  There were at least 19 significant names that traded uniforms, most of them impending free agents.  Now, 18 days later, how are those players doing … Continue reading

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NO-NO-NO-NO!….4 NO-HITTERS IN 2015; 1ST IN A.L.

Remember when a no-hitter used to be a rarity in baseball? No mas! Yesterday, Hisashi Iwakuma of the Seattle Mariners tossed one against the Baltimore Orioles up at Safeco Field. It was the fourth no-hitter of the year (with 8 … Continue reading

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HR DERBY TAKES ITS TOLL ON CONTESTANTS…AGAIN!

One of the highlights of the Major League Baseball All Star break is the Home Run Derby, which takes place the night before the All Star game.  One of the chief detractors from the contest is that those hitters who … Continue reading

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MYSTERY SURROUNDS THE “REPLACEMENT” OF DOMBROWSKI IN DETROIT

Shock waves resonated throughout major league baseball when it was announced that David Dombrowski, who wore the hats of President, CEO, and General Manager for the Detroit Tigers, was suddenly out of a job this past weekend. A press release announced yesterday … Continue reading

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BASEBALL IS ONCE AGAIN RELEVANT IN NEW YORK CITY

Fans in the Big Apple are once again excited about major league baseball, for both of the New York teams are leading their respective division and the electricity can be felt in both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field. The Yankees … Continue reading

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A FLURRY OF TRADE ACTIVITY AS MLB TEAMS LOAD UP FOR A PLAYOFF RUN

The free agent frenzy, Summer edition, did not disappoint as a vast amount of major league players changed uniforms…from the All Star break to the 4:00 pm deadline this past Friday, 41 notable players went from one team to another—not … Continue reading

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