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Cardinals: Albert Pujols breaks down his pitching performance

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman/designated hitter/relief pitcher Albert Pujols broke down his first-career pitching performance. Last week, St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame first baseman/designated hitter Albert Pujols took the mound for the first time. On Sunday, during a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he took the opportunity to break down the performance. “You know […] Cardinals: Albert Pujols breaks down his pitching performance - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

South Side Sox

Today in White Sox History: May 20

Mayhem on the South Side, on this day, 16 years ago. | Jonathan Daniel/ The Crosstown brawl to end them all 1920 At Griffith Stadium in Washington, the White Sox set the team record for the most runs ever scored in an extra inning. In the 16th inning, they were able to score eight times to beat the Senators, 13-5. The Senators made nine errors on the day, leading to nine unearned runs. Hall of Fame pitcher Red Faber worked all 16 innings, allowing 18 hits, three earned runs — and faced 64 batters! 1948 Joe DiMaggio hits for the cycle against the White Sox, knocking...

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Ted Leitner and Larry Lucchino to be welcomed into Padres Hall of Fame

Two former San Diego Padres members, Ted Leitner and Larry Lucchino, will be welcomed into the Padres Hall of Fame this July. The San Diego Padres are set to welcome two more members, Ted Leitner and Larry Lucchino, into their franchise Hall of Fame. Leitner and Lucchino both played major roles in the development of […] Ted Leitner and Larry Lucchino to be welcomed into Padres Hall of Fame - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - San Diego Padres News, Rumors, and Fan Community

Call to the Pen

Los Angeles Angels: Shohei Ohtani and the Hall of Fame

Shohei Ohtani continues to impress virtually every time he sets foot on the diamond. The Los Angeles Angels star joined some exclusive company on Saturday as he became the third Japanese player to hit 100 MLB homers and just the second player with at least 100 homers and 250 strikeouts pitching. Any time a player […] Los Angeles Angels: Shohei Ohtani and the Hall of Fame - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Will robo umpires be the end of the game as we know it? (SB Nation Reacts)

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Both experience in lower leagues as in other sports on new technologies show mixed feelings about the use of it. Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the MLB. Each week we ask questions of the most plugged-in Arizona Diamondbacks fans and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. A difficult lot There are just 10 umpires in the Hall of Fame. I guess that shows that umpiring is a difficult and, perhaps, ungrateful task, not appreciated by many. It is like that in many other sports as well, and the quote “the...

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It was hard to find a place to watch the Cubs in Wrigleyville on Friday night

A packed Brickhouse Tavern showing basketball and hockey over Cubs baseball as the Cubs made their Apple TV debut Friday night. | Sara Sanchez If you stream it, they won’t come, unless you do a better job explaining where games are to fans. Friday night, I was wandering around Wrigleyville because I had foolishly forgotten to take a key picture for an upcoming piece on the Cubs Hall of Fame statues around the ballpark, but I didn’t mind. I wasn’t planning on watching the Cubs on Apple TV+ because that isn’t a streaming service I currently have and I find MLB’s...

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Ted Leitner, Larry Lucchino to join Padres Hall of Fame

Longtime broadcaster will be inducted along with former team president and CEO

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Former Red Sox World Series Champion Joins Rangers Hall Of Fame

A member of the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox is making history with another organization. Second baseman Ian Kinsler received one of the most prestigious honors a team can offer, an invitation to their Hall of Fame. Short of a number retirement, it doesn’t get better than that. “Two people with Red Sox […] The post Former Red Sox World Series Champion Joins Rangers Hall Of Fame appeared first on NESN.com.

Lone Star Ball

Ian Kinsler, John Blake to be inducted in Ranger HOF

Two very deserving individuals will be inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame on August 13, 2022 Ian Kinsler and John Blake will be inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame, it was announced today. The ceremony will take place on August 13, 2022, before the game between the Rangers and the Mariners. If you’re reading Lone Star Ball, you are well aware of who these two folks are, and you probably already know they are very deserving. Kinsler was a 17th round draft pick of the Rangers in the 2003 MLB Draft. He was actually traded to the Colorado Rockies in July,...

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Check Out These Pictures Of David Ortiz In Hall Of Fame Jersey

David Ortiz is Hall of Fame ready. The Boston Red Sox legend was elected to be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this summer in his first year of eligibility. Ortiz will be enshrined in Cooperstown on July 24, and he took a tour of the hall before receiving his jersey and signing […] The post Check Out These Pictures Of David Ortiz In Hall Of Fame Jersey appeared first on NESN.com.

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Houston Astros: Dusty Baker cements Hall of Fame legacy

With one swing and miss, Dusty Baker entered the history books. Bryan Abreu was able to get Julio Rodriguez to miss a slider low and away, giving the Houston Astros manager a 4-0 victory. That win was also a milestone accomplishment as Baker became the 12th manager in MLB history to win 2000 games. It […] Houston Astros: Dusty Baker cements Hall of Fame legacy - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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How Former Red Sox DH David Ortiz Feels About Joining Hall of Fame

Former Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz spent some time in a place on Monday where he will be permanently immortalized just months from his visit. The legendary slugger took a visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. to take a tour of the museum. Ortiz reflected on his journey to the […] The post How Former Red Sox DH David Ortiz Feels About Joining Hall of Fame appeared first on NESN.com.

New York Post

Robinson Cano decision proves Steve Cohen is Mets’ most valuable weapon

The Mets’ most lethal weapon is not one of their two Hall-of-Fame arms, or the lumber carried to the plate by any of their hitters.

Pinstripe Alley

A look through Giancarlo Stanton’s milestone homers

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Let’s take a trip down memory lane, from Big G’s first long bomb in 2010 to his 350th this week. On Wednesday night, Giancarlo Stanton reached an important career milestone, launching the 350th home run of his career with a first-inning two-run homer off Baltimore Orioles starter Tyler Wells. A fairly significant milestone on the route to the 500-homer threshold that is often used as the baseline for Hall of Fame power hitters, Stanton’s feat was historic in two ways. First, he was the seventh-fastest to the mark, taking 1341 games. Only Babe...

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Era Committee voting changes make Kenny Lofton Hall of Fame induction nearly impossible

There are some new Era Committee voting changes taking place, which might make it even more difficult for Kenny Lofton to make the Hall of Fame. Those sneaky old farts are at it again, moving the goal posts on Baseball Hall of Fame eligibility. Apparently, the hall is getting overcrowded or something. In a nutshell, […] Era Committee voting changes make Kenny Lofton Hall of Fame induction nearly impossible - Away Back Gone - Away Back Gone - Cleveland Guardians News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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Retired Dodgers Broadcaster Vin Scully Recalls Most Important, Theatrical & Emotional Home Runs

Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully called many memorable moments throughout his career, from his first career broadcast...

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Cardinals: Comparing Albert Pujols to other elite MLB players through 480 games

Comparing St. Louis Cardinals legend Albert Pujols’ stat to other elite MLB players through 480 games. Spoiler: Pujols is in a class of his own. When Albert Pujols retires, the St. Louis Cardinals legend is a lock for the Hall of Fame. It’s quite possible that he will be a first ballot entrant when he […] Cardinals: Comparing Albert Pujols to other elite MLB players through 480 games - Redbird Rants - Redbird Rants - St Louis Cardinals news, rumors and free agency updates from the insider fans and analysts at Redbird Rants

Stephen A. picks Derek Jeter over Mariano Rivera as Yankees legend he’d rather have | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate Mariano Rivera‘s Hall of Fame accolades vs. the captain Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees legend they’d rather have on their team. ✔

Mike Mussina is inducted into the Hall of Fame

Mike Mussina is inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Don't forget to subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/mlb Follow us elsewhere too: Twitter: https://twitter.com/MLB Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mlb/ Facebook: ht