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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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