Tag Archive: mlb

Mar 24

Rumors & Rants: Bartolo Colon to start Opening Day for the New York Mets

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Bartolo Colon is going to start on opening day. In the year 2015. That’s a thing that is actually happening. I’ll give you a moment to process that information. Yes, the rotund right hander*will toe the slab on opening day for the New York Mets on April 6 against the Washington Nationals. Colon won the …

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Mar 24

No Guts, No Glory: Whatever happened to Cesaro’s big push WWE?

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I don’t really follow WWE as much as I use to due to the product being pushed towards the younger kids.*But because it is the go home show before Wrestlemania, I decided to tune in to watch and see what story will be told leading into Sunday night. I saw the usually stuff that […] …

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Feb 25

David Ortiz refers to new MLB pace of play rule as B.S.

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It took David Ortiz exactly two days to fly off the handle. Ortiz, who reported to Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday, addressed the media for the first time Wednesday at JetBlue Park. When asked about Major League Baseball’s recent rule changes governing pace of play, specifically the rule stating a batter must keep …

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Feb 22

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

The secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday warned shoppers at Minnesota’s iconic Mall of America and similar venues to be vigilant in the wake of new terrorist threats. “I’m not telling people to not go to the mall,” Secretary Jeh Johnson said on NBC’s Meet The Press. “I think that there needs to be an …

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Feb 04

VenomStrikes.com: Ranking the N.L. West in 2015: First Base

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As we get closer and closer to the 2015 season, Diamondbacks fans need to be realistic about how far this team can go this year. We cant forget that this team finished with the worst record in all of baseball, even if it was because of injuries. I don’t like fans that predict their team …

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Nov 14

LewPBlog:Biggest deal in baseball history: Giancarlo Stanton close to 13-year, $325 m

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Last night it was believed to be 10 years and $300 million. This morning it was said to be 12 years and $320 million. And now both Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com and Jon Heyman of CBSSports.comreport that Giancarlo Stanton and the Marlins are close to signing a 13-year, $325 million contract. Stanton’s new deal would …

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Nov 10

No Guts, No Glory: Micky Lolich doesn’t see the comparisons with Madison Bumgarner

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San Francisco Giants pitcher*Madison Bumgarner still has people talking about his performance in the World Series. As we all know*Bumgarner’s performance will probably go down in MLB history as one of the best during a World Series. Since that performance, many people have compared*Bumgarner performance to ex Detroit Tigers pitcher*Micky Lolich. During the*1968*World Series against …

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Nov 08

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks AFL Update

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The Arizona Fall League will be concluding its season in about a week. The prospects of the Arizona Diamondbacks have helped the Salt River Rafters to the best record in the six team league with a record of 16-8-3. The D’backs most impressive players continue to be trio of relievers who have been dominating AFL …

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Nov 05

Rumors & Rants: Alfonso Soriano retires from baseball

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Alfonso Soriano, one of the most productive players of his era, retired from baseball on Tuesday night. During a radio interview in his native Dominican Republic, the 38-year-old claimed he no longer felt the desire to continue his career. Soriano said, “I lost the love and passion to play the game. Right now, my family …

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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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