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Apr 16

Member Spotlight for April — Cjw

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Thank you, Cjw, for the time you took in helping me out (even if it did take a couple of tries on my part…lol). Good luck w/ that teenager of yours…have been there (several times) myself! Favorite all time MLB player? Growing up, I loved Gary Carter. Although, its hard not to say Kirby being …

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Apr 09

The Sports Bank.net: Sharknado 2 to feature New York Mets home of Citi Field

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You heard that “Sharknado 2? is coming out. You may have heard that Sharknado 2 is set in New York City and that it has the most unoriginal subtitle in history. Yes, it’s “Sharknado 2: the second one,” that’s honestly what the project is named. Today, we learned that the campy, so-bad-that-it’s-good film’s sequel will …

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Apr 09

Babes Love Baseball: MLB and Match.com: It Could Be Love at First Pitch

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Are you a lonely baseball fan? Tired of yelling at umpires from your couch all by yourself and having only your cat to high five after those big moments? Sick of attending ballgames with your buddy and his wife? Embarrassed after having to break up with yet another person after they couldn’t recite the opposing …

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Apr 07

‘Major League’ turns 25 — here are 15 things you didn’t know about the movie

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It may not seem like it, but it’s been 25 years since we first met Jake Taylor, Willie Mays Hayes and Pedro Cerrano. Twenty-five years since Rick Vaughn turned “Wild Thing” into a baseball anthem. Twenty-five years since Harry Doyle gave us “Juuuuuuust a bit outside.” Twenty-five years since Jobu. “Major League,” which starred Charlie …

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Apr 01

Babes Love Baseball: Brewers Fans Welcome Back Ryan Braun in Opening Day Victory

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While most avid baseball fans have a general hatred for players who cheat, get caught, lie about cheating, then get caught again, it seems Milwaukee Brewers fans have found it rather easy to forgive Ryan Braun. The fired up, sellout crowd at Miller Park on Opening Day gave their right fielder a standing ovation as …

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Mar 31

Rumors & Rants: Can baseball return to Montreal?

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Baseball season opens in multiple cities today. But the final weekend of spring training opened the door to an intriguing possibility: Can Montreal become one of those cities once again? The Blue Jays and Mets played a two-game exhibition series at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium in their final tuneup before the regular season, and the result …

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Mar 28

MLB Opening Day Swami

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This Swami (Pickem) Will Work like the Others It’s a straight pickem. You get one point for each one you get right. If you are wrong you don’t. That simple. Each week there will be a tiebreaker you must complete. Thread will be locked by the first game played and after that no alterations can …

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Mar 24

“The Stack” 3-24-14

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Well the first week of the NCAA tournament is in the books and you can definitely tell it’s March, because madness is everywhere. The Stack is here to talk about some of the big storylines from this weekend’s games as the Sweet 16 is set plus some other headlines from around the world of sports. …

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Mar 22

LewPBlog:Rangers put Tanner Scheppers in rotation, going with Joakim Soria at closer

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Today was decision day for the Rangers, as manager Ron Washington made some important calls about the composition of his pitching staff. Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News*reports that Washington will put Tanner Scheppers in the rotation and transition Alexi Ogando into a set-up role. In turn, he has opted for Joakim Soria over …

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Mar 15

VenomStrikes.com: Poor Will Harris

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When the Arizona Diamondbacks signed Oliver Perez last week, it made an already crowded bullpen even more packed. It was assumed that this was an indication that the team was not satisfied with it’s left-handed options. One effect of this move is that Will Harris, one of the club’s better relievers last season, seems to …

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