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  1. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Derek Jeter has a blast in farewell All-Star game

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 11:22pm by APSPT

    ... at-bat, too, raising his All-Star batting average to a robust.481- 13 hits in 27 at-bats. That is the second-best of all time for players with 20 or more at-bats, behind Charlie Gehringer. Okay, ... to the plate, the crowd gave him a 63-second ovation, prompting him to wave, nod and tip his helmet several times. Wainwright, who spoke the day before about how proud he would be to pitch to Jeter ...

  2. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Tim Lincecum no-hits Padres for record second time

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco San Francisco starting pitcher becomes the second thrower in Major League Baseball history to shut out the same team twice Lincecum no-hits Padres for record second time Tim Lincecum held San Diego hitless in a 4-0 San Francisco victory as the right-hander recorded his second career no-hitter- with both coming against the Padres. Lincecum also ...

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    Umpires eject Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda after he used pine tar

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... a suspension after he was tossed in the second inning of a 5-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox after umpires discovered pine tar on the side of his neck. "You could see it. I could see it from ... a little bit of a grip, but when it's that obvious, something has got to be said John Farrell With two outs and Grady Sizemore batting in the bottom of the second, Farrell complained to home ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Total replay for Major League Baseball

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 09:17pm by AP

    ... own power supply in case of a blackout- with batteries as a second auxiliary- and a stand-alone heating, ventilation and air conditioning system that keeps the temperature at 22 degrees ... on Robinson Cano's two-out tag of Omar Infante at second base in the AL championship series, calling the runner safe. Detroit went on to win game two and sweep the Yankees. "That's when ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Don Mattingly sore at Los Angeles Dodgers despite wins in Sydney

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 08:49pm by Reuters

    ... your starting pitching is this good. "You really don't want to let teams back into games." Ryu, in his second year in the major leagues, took the win after giving up two hits ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Bases loaded with familiar faces as MLB season opens

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 09:23pm by APSPT

    ... of the West teams. Los Angeles' biggest deal of the off season was a US$215 million, seven-year contract for their own Clayton Kershaw, who won the NL Cy Young Award for the second time in three ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Miguel Cabrera wins second consecutive American League Most Valuable Player Award

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 10:22am

    ... Detroit slugger beats out the Angels' Mike Trout again, while the Pirates' Andrew McCutchen is a runaway winner in NL race Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera won his second ... something like that.” Cabrera, 30, prevailed for the second consecutive year over Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, with slugger Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles finishing third. “This ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Los Angeles Dodgers hold on to pitcher Clayton Kershaw with record deal

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 09:56am by AP

    ... with the Yankees in 2007, he joined the team in June and actually made US$17.4 million. The Dodgers had baseball’s second-highest payroll at the end of the 2013 regular season – more than US$236 million. ... 12 years), Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols (US$240 million over 10 years) and Seattle second baseman Robinson Cano (US$240 million over 10 years). A left-hander who turns 26 ...

  9. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    MLB starts process of eliminating home-plate collisions

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:34pm by APSPT

    ... be sorted out, such as what should happen if a catcher blocks the plate without the ball? "The exact language and how exactly the rule will be enforced is subject to final determination," ... torn ligaments in his ankle, an injury that ended his season. Posey returned to win the NL batting title and MVP award in 2012, when he led the Giants to their second World Series title ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - BASEBALL

    Major League to ban home-plate collisions

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 01:56pm

    ... plough through. A new rule could ban catchers from blocking home plate and insist that runners have to slide into home if there is a play at the plate. “The exact language and how exactly ...




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