Tag Archive: mlb

Oct 07

VenomStrikes.com: Andy Marte is Now a Free Agent

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Veteran infielder Andy Marte, who spent 2014 in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization, has elected to become a free agent, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy. Marte received 16 at-bats with the D’backs, his first Major League action in four years. He hit a pinch-hit, two run homer in his very first at-bat with the team …

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Sep 30

No Guts, No Glory: After getting arrested for DUI, Da’Rick Rodgers is quickly release

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  With all of the issues that has*the NFL under the microscope, teams around the league are taking immediate action on players that get in trouble. The Indianapolis Colts are one of the teams that have taken immediate action with on of their players. WR Da’Rick Rogers was already on thin ice with the team …

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Sep 21

VenomStrikes.com: Diamondbacks-Rockies Recap: Total Failure

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I apologize in advance if I let my emotions get the better of me. What we have witnessed over the last four days from the Arizona Diamondbacks was a complete and total failure from top to bottom. From the moment Wilin Rosario‘s ball bounced off the planet Jupiter Thursday night to Tuffy Gosewisch‘s swinging strikeout …

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Aug 16

Phillies may bring Grady Sizemore back for the 2015 season

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The Phillies have a reputation around baseball for being the team that collects old and injury-prone players. MLB.com’s Todd Zolecki reports that the Phillies may be interested in bringing outfielder Grady Sizemore back for the 2015 season, which certainly won’t help dispel that reputation. GM Ruben Amaro was asked if the oft-injured veteran could be …

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Aug 07

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Fans of college football were in shock when they found out former Auburn player Philip Lutzenkirchen died in a car crash. Now after almost a month and a half, details are starting to emerge from that forgettable night. According to Al.com, the driver of the car was legally drunk as well as Lutzenkirchen at the …

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Jul 30

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks Trade Rumors: A Recap

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As we all know, the Major League Baseball (non-waiver) trading deadline is tomorrow at 4 PM EST.* As far as the Arizona Diamondbacks are concerned, team officials have been huddled in Cincinnati plotting out the direction of the organization led by new Operations Manager Tony LaRussa. With the D’backs 15 games under .500, many feel …

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Jul 22

VenomStrikes.com: The Progress of Archie Bradley

Archie Bradley. Do you remember him? He was the toast of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Minor League system earlier this year. The fact he started the season at Triple A Reno didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm. However, toward the end of April, Bradley was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his right elbow. The injury put […] …

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Jul 22

The Sports Bank.net: Jaws coming to life off Cape Cod, Summer of sharks II

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2001 was deemed summer of sharks; at least according to Time magazine. I know, younger readers are like “what’s a magazine?” There were four or five shark attacks that year which got a lot of press. That’s still very very low, and the percentage of sharks that have been know to attack man is miniscule. …

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Jul 16

Rumors & Rants: MLB and Fox give no All-Star Game tribute to Tony Gwynn

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Just a month ago the sports world stopped in its tracks*and paid tribute to a great man who left us far too soon. San Diego Padres Hall of Famer*Tony Gwynn lost a courageous battle with cancer on June 16 at the age of 54, and almost exactly a month later, Major League Baseball failed to …

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Jul 16

Jeff Pearlman: Striking out on a softball

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This morning, I Tweeted out a softball. By “softball,” I mean the above image, which has been making its way around right-wing e-mail chains. It doesn’t take a bleeding-heart liberal to realize the disturbing and disgusting nature of the message. It’s lily whiteness vs. savage blackness. And if you don’t see that … if you …

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