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Ichiro Suzuki – Hard to Believe He’s in Yankees Uniform

Posted on 24 Jul, 2012, by in MLB

How did Ichiro Suzuki do on his first night wearing New York Yankees uniform? 1-4, 1 stolen base. Nothing sensational from a player going through a very sub-par season, showing that age catches up even with him. The surrounding and scenario were the special case this time – Ichiro Suzuki, playing for the New York Yankees, in Seattle, against the Mariners. More

The 2012 National Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

Posted on 23 Jul, 2012, by in MLB

After five years without a shortstop making it into the hall of fame, Barry Larkin made into the hall of fame on his third year of eligibility. Ron Santo, retired since 1974 and nearly two years since he passed away, was voted in by the Veterans Committee, making up the two-man 2012 Hall of Fame class. More

The AL & NL Rosters for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

Posted on 2 Jul, 2012, by in MLB

The 83rd edition of the MLB All-Star game takes place on July 10, 2012, at the Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri; Home of the Kansas City Royals. The game will be a sort of rematch for the 2011 World Series manager, as Tony La Russa, retired, will get to coach the NL and Ron Washington of the Texas Rangers gets to coach the AL. More

Troy Tulowitzki and His Mysterious Hockey Goalie – Pitcher Injury

Posted on 21 Jun, 2012, by in MLB

The Colorado Rockies’ All-Star Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has already missed three weeks due to his injury, and now it has been announced that he’s going to miss eight more at least, planned to undergo surgery on his groin. More

Welcome to the 2012 MLB Season, Where Higher Payrolls Mean Your Team Sucks

Posted on 23 May, 2012, by in MLB

Money usually means success, in the long run at least, when you talk about Major Leauge Baseabll. With no cap limits, teams that spend more money end up getting the best player, more wins and plenty of times more rings. In the 2012 season, so far, the four highest spending teams – Yankees, Red Sox, Phillies and Angels, aren’t working according to formula. More

Random Dudes With More Home Runs Than Albert Pujols

Posted on 21 May, 2012, by in MLB

So how is Albert Pujols doing? Not that good. Yes, he’s making $12 million this year, his first with the Los Angeles Angels. Yes, he’s set to make $254 million through his 10 season with the Angels. Not that much to be upset about. But the hitting… The losing… The Home run numbers. Pujols has plenty to be upset about. More

Six Year Old Kid With the Unassisted Triple Play

Posted on 10 May, 2012, by in MLB

The Unassisted Triple Play is one of the rarest things in baseball. It has happened only 15 times since 1909, and during a certain stretch, between 1927 and 1992, it occurred only once, performed by Ron Hansen in 1968. It’s pretty much up there with four home runs in one game or a perfect pitching game. More

Hitters Can Have Perfect Games Too (Josh Hamilton Four Home Runs)

Posted on 9 May, 2012, by in MLB

Josh Hamilton makes a great story even if you put aside his ability and achievements on the field. A recovering drug addict and alcoholic, sometimes baseball and his ability to produce is the second thing people think of when they hear his name. But not on perfect nights like these. Not when he hits four home runs and breaks the AL record for total bases reached. More

Albert Pujols Finally Has a Home Run (Blue Jays vs Angles)

Posted on 7 May, 2012, by in MLB

Albert Pujols isn’t exactly back to his old self, the one who won World Series rings and MVP’s when playing for the Cardinals, but getting a home run, his first of the season, his first in Angels uniform, is a good way to start getting back on track, for him and his team. More

Matt Kemp’s April One of the Best Ever; Albert Pujols Goes Through His Worst

Posted on 1 May, 2012, by in MLB

Matt Kemp isn’t having the best April of all-time, despite what some people are saying without actually checking the stat sheets of anything that happened before 2012. Still, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Center Fielder has been having an incredible start on the right side of LA, while Albert Pujols is struggling in Anaheim and his first season in the AL. More