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New website: Baseball-Lingo.com 18 Jun 2012 | 02:20 pm

Over the weekend, I started up a new blog.  It’s called Baseball-Lingo.com and it’s devoted to the jargon, slang and terminology of baseball. I’ve seen a lot of baseball glossaries with lists of ter....

Illini Hudson called up 18 Sep 2011 | 03:40 am

For those who missed it, local favorite Kyle Hudson has just been called to the majors.  Hudson was a University of Illinois player who was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1998 in the 4th round...

is “free” access to stats a new trend? 27 Jul 2011 | 01:17 pm

I went to the Arvada Colts team page today to check on the progress of Illini pitcher Drasen Johnson.  The Colts are in the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Baseball League.  As I clicked on the “Stats” link...

Review: Out of the Park Baseball 12 10 Jul 2011 | 05:59 am

When I started playing Out of the Park Baseball 12, I knew it had something going for it.  During my very first simulation game, a Cubs pitcher got hurt.  Score one for realism. I got a review copy o...

Four Rays ejected 2 Jul 2011 | 06:47 pm

Four Tampa Bay Rays were ejected in the same inning tonight. In their game against the St Louis Cardinals, Manager Joe Maddon, J.P Howell, David Price and Elliot Johnson were all given the thumb. V....

A-Rod on Reyes 2 Jul 2011 | 05:44 pm

Alex Rodriguez couldn’t help but gush about cross-towner shortstop Jose Reyes, according to ESPN NY. "They have the world’s greatest player playing shortstop over there, and the most exciting.  I tu....

Strasburg’s progress moving along 2 Jul 2011 | 05:29 pm

Catch every Stephen Strasburg outing in 2012 with MLB Extra Innings on DIRECT TV. With everyone seeming to be going on the DL these days, it’s nice to hear about someone making some progress.  Stephe...

Balk! 30 Jun 2011 | 05:52 pm

Cirque du Soleil performer Gabryel Nogueira da Silva wins the prize for the coolest delivery on a ceremonial first pitch of a game.  He twirled and twisted before hurling the ball toward home plate at...

Jeter delayed 25 Jun 2011 | 06:22 pm

USA Today- Derek Jeter may not return to Yankees on time "I do what they tell me to do," Jeter said. … General manager Brian Cashman said Jeter is still feeling pain in his calf. then Jeter said, ...

Riggleman quits as Nats manager after winning 11 of 12 24 Jun 2011 | 05:53 pm

What an odd year it’s been in baseball. Derek Jeter is in line to get 3,000 hits at Yankee stadium but gets injured to delay the process.  Then Albert Pujols injures his wrist knocking him out for six...

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