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Hit the Deck: Twitter pix of the week: @Braves abs, ‘school’ supplies, purple kicks, @JDate

Baseball’s tweeps aren’t shy about sharing pictures some of their most humorous, mundane and intimate moments with the world. READ THE COLUMN HERE!

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Hit the Deck! Baseball’s tweeps are back!

After an 18-month hiatus, “Hit The Deck,” your go-to source for what our favorite MLB and MiLB players are sharing about their daily lives and insights, has returned. Oh, and food still matters to our tweeps. READ THE COLUMN HERE!

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Video: Cubs Quade: “The sun’s been in the same damn spot” at Wrigley Field

No news that the Philadelphia Phillies trounced the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field this afternoon, 9-1. As we know, the Cubs tend to be the laziest team in baseball, completely obvious to the fact that people pay their hard-earned dollars … Continue reading

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Fun Stat: St. Louis Cardinals Haven’t Stolen a Base Since June 9

One of my favorite aspects of baseball is the way we dice and slice all sorts of individual and team statistics. Tuesday night Fox Sports Midwest noted the St. Louis Cardinals haven’t stolen a base since June 9 against the Houston Astros. … Continue reading

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Surprise! Ozzie Guillen In-Game Tweeting Tests MLB Policy + Video of His Tirade

Leave it to Chicago White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen to push the limits of Major League Baseball policy. I know it’s hard to believe, but MLB has not had to deal with a player, coach or manager sending out social media messages … Continue reading

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Pictures: CSI: LA? San Francisco Giants Aubrey Huff Chalk Outline in Dodger Stadium Outfield!

San Francisco Giants first basement turned right fielder Aubrey Huff has a great sense of humor. Huff made a “chest plant” while making a diving catch to rob Tony Gwynn Jr. of a hit in the bottom of the 7th … Continue reading

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Video: Roy Oswalt Nailed By Manny Ramirez Screaming Line Drive

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt got hit behind the ear by a Manny Ramirez line drive on Wednesday during a Grapefruit League game in Port Charlotte, Florida between the Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays. It’s a wicked shot but Oswalt … Continue reading

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SF Giants Tim Lincecum Secret Diet Causes Millions to Give Up Trying to Lose Weight

San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum broke the hearts of millions of Americans who are desperately trying to slim down as bulky coats can no longer hide the love handles, by revealing his post-game diet this week. After the game, he’s off to … Continue reading

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Video: Doc Does it Again! Roy Halladay Throws No Hitter in 1st Playoff Appearance; Phillies Shutout Reds 4-0

Toldya this morning that Roy Halladay was going raise up to the pressure! And, boy he did! The Philadelphia Phillies right-hander threw a no-hitter in his first post-season appearance. It’s only the second postseason no hitter in MLB history. In dazzling … Continue reading

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The SI Cover Curse Strikes Again: Tampa Bay Rays David Price Loses Game 1

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price is on the cover of Sports Illustrated proved to be a bad omen for the Rays as they lost Game 1 to Cliff Lee and the Texas Rangers, 5-1, at Tropicana Field in St. … Continue reading

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My Rant: Who were the 5 People who Narked on Cincinnati Reds Smoking Cigars During NL Central Celebration?

Before my rant begins here’s the story: The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Friday that the Cincinnati Health Department will investigate the Cincinnati Reds for violations of the Ohio state smoking ban after five people complained players smoked cigars indoors while celebrating … Continue reading

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Yankees Facing Garza: A Sure Bet

The New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, giving the Bronx Bombers wins in each of the last nine games that Matt Garza has started against them. The Rays’ righthander has been handed losses in two of three in which … Continue reading

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Cole Hamels Helps Phillies Tie Shutout Record

Cole Hamels‘ shutout of the Milwaukee Brewers Friday night was the Philadelphia Phillies‘ 17th whitewash of the season, tying the team record set in 1967. The Phillies are on a roll, breathing down the Braves’ neck for the NL East and … Continue reading

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Rangers Take A ‘Flyer’ on Mark Prior

Mark Prior. ‘Member him? The former Chicago Cubs stud, who had an infamous meltdown during the 2003 NLCS because of a foul ball, has made it back to organized baseball. The Texas Rangers signed the former phenom to a minor league contract … Continue reading

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