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Rays Longoria Off The DL

September 6, 2008

Evan Longoria was activated off the 15-day disabled list Saturday after the Tampa Bay slugger said he felt “almost 100 percent” following 30 swings with a regular bat. “I don’t know how much better it could get,” Longoria said. “It felt great today.” Longoria, out since Aug. 7 after being hit by a pitch from […]

History Made In Baseball Yesterday

September 2, 2008

Adrian Beltre of the Seattle Mariners and Stephen Drew of the Arizona Diamondbacks became the first players in 88 years to hit for the cycle on the same day. Bobby Veach of the Detroit Tigers and George Burns of the New York Giants lasted turned the trick on Sept. 17, 1920. Beltre, 29, matched a […]

Roger Isn’t The Only Clemens Getting In Trouble With The Law

September 1, 2008

Koby Clemens, the son of Roger Clemens, Mark Ori and Jimmy Goethals were arrested early Sunday morning after several members of the Salem Avalanche baseball team spent Saturday night at a popular Salem restaurant. Clemens and Ori were charged with disorderly conduct and Goethals with assault and battery. All three were taken to the Roanoke County-Salem […]

D-Backs Trade For Former World Series MVP

August 31, 2008

The Diamondbacks continued to add veteran players for the stretch run, acquiring middle infielder David Eckstein from Toronto for minor league pitcher Chad Beck. “This is a great guy, a guy that has done everything right for us,” Toronto general manager J.P. Ricciardi said. “So you try to do the best for him and put him in […]

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August 30, 2008

Bombers Release Ticket Pricing Plans For New Ball Park

August 30, 2008

Even seats behind the outfield fence will be costly at the new Yankee Stadium. The front part of the area behind the outfield in right and left will cost US$100 and $75 per game next year as part of season-ticket plans at the $1.3-billion ballpark. But behind those four sections of seats, and to the […]

Red Sox @ Yankees: Game 1

August 26, 2008

A.L. EAST STANDINGS Tampa Bay……..| 79-50 Boston………….| 75-55 (4.5 GB) New York……..| 70-60 (9.5 GB) A.L. WILD CARD STANDINGS Boston…………| 75-55 Minnesota……..| 74-56 (1.0 GB) New York……..| 70-60 (5.0 GB) —————————————————- Next Game: Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 at Boston Red Sox (75-55) First Pitch: 7:05pm ET TV, Radio: MY9, WCBS 880 Probable Pitchers: BOS: Tim […]

Calling All Baseball GM’s: Sign This Kid Up

August 25, 2008

Every mother and father wants their children to be the best. But can your child be too good? Nicole Scott thinks that’s why her son — and eventually his entire youth baseball team — was thrown out of the Juvenile League of New Haven Wednesday. Scott and the rest of the parents of the team […]

El Duque To Retire?

August 24, 2008

According to Adam Rubin of the New York Daily News, Orlando Hernandez is opting to have surgery on his right big toe to remove a bunion, meaning his career is all but over. El Duque has resisted this procedure in the past because it may take more than a season to fully heal. Hernandez left […]

Uh-Oh. Look Who’s Back

August 21, 2008

According to numerous sources, Carl Pavano will start Saturday for the New York Yankees against the Orioles.. For those of you who don’t know, Carl Pavano has been plagued throughout his 3+ years in a Yankee uniform with injuries, which is just one of the reasons all Yankee fans and a few Yankee teammates dislike him. […]