- Rookie Hazing: New York Yankees Pop Stars Parade!
- Pic: St. Louis Cardinals website ‘moves’ team to NL WEST!
- Rookie Hazing: Colorado Rockies in Speedos!
- Video: Orioles Chris Davis Fouls a Ball into his Own Jersey!
- Hit the Deck: Twitter pix of the week: @Braves abs, ‘school’ supplies, purple kicks, @JDate
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Monthly Archives: September 2010
Mor-Yes in ALCS? Morneau Could Play if Twins Advance
Justin Morneau worked out Thursday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis. The All-Star first baseman has been suffering the lingering effects of a concussion since he was accidentally kneed in the head while sliding into second base July 7 in … Continue reading
Rays Rookie Hazing Pictures; Tampa Bay ‘Pads’ Tropicana Field
It was a strange night in St. Petersburg, Florida Wednesday for the Tampa Bay Rays’ last regular season home game in 2010. First, the night after the Rays clinched its second playoff spot in three years, the team GAVE AWAY 20,000 tickets … Continue reading
Posted in Attendance, Baltimore Orioles, Hazing, Rookie, Stadiums, Statistics, Tampa Bay Rays Tagged Attendance, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Rookies, Tampa Bay Rays, Tropicana Field Leave a comment
Cincinnati Reds Walk-Off into Playoffs for First Time in 15 Years
The Cincinnati Reds have made it to the playoffs for the first time in 15 years. While there was no doubt the Reds were in, the official clinching came in dramatic fashion with right-fielder Jay Bruce’s walk-off home run. According to … Continue reading
Posted in Cincinnati Reds, Home Run, Houston Astros, Outfielders, Playoffs, Records Tagged Atlanta Braves, Baseball, Bobby Thomson, Cincinnati Reds, Hank Aaron, Houston Astros, Jay Bruce, Los Angeles Dodgers, National League Central, New York Giants, NL Central, Playoffs, San Francisco Giants, Steve Finley 1 Comment
Adam Wainwright Shut Down for Season
The St. Louis Cardinals announced today in a press release that pitcher Adam Wainwright will skip his next scheduled start for precautionary reasons due to a right forearm muscle strain. Wainwright’s Cy Young-caliber 2010 season is likely concluded. Wainwright ranks … Continue reading
Rzepczynski Gets 8 Straight Outs by K as Blue Jays Prevent Yankees from Clinching Playoff Spot
Marc Rzepczynski notched eight consecutive outs by strikeouts Monday leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees. The loss kept New York’s magic number to clinch a playoff spot at 1. The Jays left-hander tallied nine Ks … Continue reading
It’s Another Halladay as Phillies Win Fourth Straight Division Title
The Philadelphia Phillies notched their fourth straight National League East Division title in a resounding way Monday with an 8-0 whitewashing of the Washington Nationals. Ace right-hander Roy Halladay was masterful again while picking up his 21st win, fourth shutout and ninth … Continue reading
Justin Morneau Likely Knocked Out for Playoffs
During his most recent ESPN radio appearance, Minnesota Twins’ manager Ron Gardenhire conceded that it’s hightly unlikely that first baseman Justin Morneau would return in 2010. The Twins and Target Field faithful had hoped that Morneau, who has been sidelined since July … Continue reading
Yankees’ Jeter Takes ‘Mantle’ as Winningest Pinstriper
The New York Yankees walked off with a dramatic 10th inning victory over the Boston Red Sox Sunday night. The 4-3 win not only reduced the Bronx Bombers’ magic number to reach the playoffs to one, but also allowed shortstop Derek Jeter (1,377) to pass Mickey … Continue reading
St. Louis Cardinals’ Reliever Blake Hawksworth Gets 20 Stitches; CT Scan Negative After Line Drive to Face
Blake Hawksworth received some good news today after a CT scan was negative. The St. Louis Cardinals’ reliever was released from a Chicago hospital Sunday after taking a line drive to the face during the Cardinals – Chicago Cubs game … Continue reading
Historic Defeat for Minnesota Twins Damages Chances for AL’s Best Record
Not only are the Minnesota Twins celebrating their latest AL Central crowd, but also the team’s 50th season in the Twin Cities. In Saturday’s 11-10 loss to the Detroit Tigers at Coamerica Park, the Twins marked the first time they have scored at … Continue reading
Jon Lester Ties Red Sox’ Lefty Record with 19th Win
Jon Lester became the first left-hander in 57 years to win 19 games for the Boston Red Sox, as he dominated the slumping New York Yankees Saturday afternoon. Lester limited the Bronx Bombers to two hits in seven shutout innings with … Continue reading
Reds HOTT! Aroldis Chapman Throws Fastest MLB Pitch Clocked
If the Cincinnati Reds can figure out how to use him at the right time, red-hot reliever Aroldis Chapman could make a real difference for them in the playoffs. Friday night, Dusty Baker brought Chapman in the seventh inning — one batter after the … Continue reading
Bronx, Bombers! Yanks Smack 6 HRs Against Red Sox in LOSS!
The New York Yankees slid out of first place in the AL East after losing to their hated-rivals, the Boston Red Sox, 10-7. Even though they hit six dingers against the BoSox, the Yanks dropped their third straight game Friday night at … Continue reading
Wainwright Shuts Down Cubs for 20th W
They are hanging the Big Blue ‘L’ flag at Wrigley Field Friday afternoon after Adam Wainwright pitched six innings solid inning for his 20th victory in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 7-1 win over the Chicago Cubs. Waino joins the New York Yankees’ CC … Continue reading
Posted in Chicago Cubs, Florida Marlins, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pitching, St. Louis Cardinals, Starting Pitchers Tagged Adam Wainwright, CC Sabathia, Chicago Cubs, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pitchers, Roy Halladay, St. Louis Cardinals, Wrigley Field Leave a comment
Phenom Harper Strikes Out Twice in Professional Debut
Bryce Harper, the highly sought-after slugger, started his inevitable road to the majors Thursday afternoon at the Washington Nationals’ Minor League complex near Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Because Harper didn’t sign his five-year, $9.9 million deal — a record for … Continue reading