Tag Archive: mlb

Nov 23

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks Daily Dose: Spring Training Schedule


The Arizona Diamondbacks will play 36 games in Spring Training as they prepare for the 2016 season. It is never too early to talk Spring Training. Just think, 90 days from now pitchers and catchers will be reporting to camp as the journey for the World Series begins. The Arizona Diamondbacks have released their Spring …

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Nov 10

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks: 3 Middle Relief Options


I don’t know how many times it has been stated already but it bears repeating. The Arizona Diamondbacks will be looking for starting pitching this offseason. They have already been linked to Mike Leake and Dave Stewart has already been on record saying he “loves” Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda. The D-backs are looking to add …

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Oct 31

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks Free Agent Profile: John Lackey


With the season in the rear view mirror, the 2015 offseason is in full swing for the Arizona Diamondbacks and that means it’s almost time for the crazy period known as free agency. Five days after either the Kansas City Royals or New York Mets win a World Series championship, the free agency period in …

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Oct 12

Member Spotlight of the Month — Ray


*I just wanted to say that Ray has been a great friend of mine for about 2 years now. She has been a fun, interesting person to have around and I thank Deb x 999,999,999,999,999 for introducing us! She stays positive (Kattobingu!) in spite of the health problems that plague her and is an inspiration …

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Oct 09

Jeff Pearlman: The crazy Tea Party nuts do it again


Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy. See, that’s what makes them crazy. It’s an all-consuming lack of awareness; a belief that everything you do is righteous, and everyone someone else does is off. If you’re never wrong, you’re crazy. If everyone who disagrees with you is the enemy, you’re crazy. If your plant speaks to …

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Oct 06

Rumors & Rants: It’s about time the Yankees recognized their drinking problem


Dating back to the days of The Babe, the biggest tradition in New York Yankees history is winning. And going back just as far, the second-biggest tradition in the Bronx is alcoholism. CC Sabathia is the latest Yankee to be swallowed up by the addiction, but thankfully he has come to that realization before it …

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Sep 29

A’s hire Justine Siegal, making her the first female coach for an MLB team

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The Oakland Athletics, long one of baseball’s most progressive organizations, have hired MLB’s first female coach. She’s Justine Siegal, a 40-year-old who has coached collegiate and independent baseball, and will now be a part of the coaching staff for Oakland’s Instructional League club in October. Siegal has a history of barrier-breaking in baseball. She was …

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Sep 10

10 Friday Questions 9/11


  1. What were doing when you heard about 9/11? 2. Who is the biggest ass in the NFL right now? 3. What is the temp where you are right now? 4. Country in Europe you’d like to visit? 5. Who at SJ deserves their own reality TV Show? 6. Best helmet in the NFL? …

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Aug 30

David Ortiz hits 494th career HR, passes Lou Gehrig and Fred McGriff

MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Mets

The Red Sox lost to the Mets, 5-4, on Sunday, but the ballclub still provided a historic home run, as David Ortiz parked one. That was the 494th career home run for Ortiz, who was playing first base at Citi Field. He’s now within six of the fabled 500-HR club. The homer also moved Ortiz …

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Aug 27

Jeff Pearlman: We are the bad guys


That’s me. With a Rainbow Records T-shirt and a bowl of Cheerios. I’m a bad guy. Wait. Maybe I’m not a bad guy today. I have a wife, two kids, a cool job, a beautiful life. But what if something sets me off? My neighbor kills my dog. A teacher makes my son feel like …

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