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5 Reasons to Drive Across America and Visit MLB Ballparks

There are no two ways about it: Covid-19 has put a damper on America’s pastime. With team owners and players squabbling over profit-sharing, there’s no telling whether Major League Baseball will be back in 2020, or what form it will take when it arrives. Still, even if things look bleak for baseball fans right now, the sport will undoubtedly come back at some point, and it will be a welcome
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KPO, MLB, & NPB Baseball: What You Need to Know!

Though many associate baseball with the US, the sport actually has its origins in England. Dating back centuries, baseball was originally a rudimentary ball throwing game, with rules regarding bases, pitches, and home runs fluctuating throughout the ages. By the mid-1800s, baseball was beginning to take its modern shape in the rural towns of New England in the United States. At this time, the game varied greatly by each town or
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2020 Oakland Athletics: A Swing And a Miss By John Fisher

The 2020 Major League Baseball season may not even happen. Still the Oakland Athletics and their owner John Fisher have made waves with recent announcements. Which includes electing to not pay rent, furloughing scouts and half of the A's front office and most infuriating announcing that minor league players in their system will not get their $400 weekly stipend starting in June. Fisher himself though is worth $2.1 billion. The cost
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Derek Jeter Misses Out On Unanimous Hall Of Fame Selection By One Vote

There is no doubt Derek Jeter deserves his enshrinement in Cooperstown. What didn't belong associated with his name is the first position player to get put in unanimously and thankfully he fell one vote short of it. New York Yankee fans are of course upset by this. Jeter though is arguably the most overrated player to ever play Major League Baseball and possibly of any of the four major sports
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Gerrit Cole: Why The Cost Of Winning Is Never Enough

By now, you are still trying to process the uber-blockbuster megadeal that former Houston Astros ace Gerrit Cole just signed with the New York Yankees of nine years and $324 million. If you are like me and most other baseball fans, you are not alone, and sadly mega-contacts like these will never be enough when it comes to winning. What may have triggered this new “arms race” was the seven-year
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2019 World Series: Umpire Sam Holbrook Takes Center Stage In Game 6

It's the top of the seventh inning in game six of the 2019 World Series  with the Washington Nationals leading the Houston Astros 3-2. Yan Gomes starts the inning off with a single. Trea Turner hits what amounts to a swinging bunt fielded by Brad Peacock who makes an offline throw to Yuli Gurriel seemingly putting runners on second and third with no outs. Sam Holbrook who was behind the
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A’s Season Once Again Ends In Disappointment

Last year the Oakland Athletics skipped starting pitcher Mike Fiers who ranked 10th overall in earned run average (ERA). Instead electing to use reliever Liam Hendriks as an opener. This year Sean Manaea got the start after only making five starts, yet finished witn an era of 1.21 in 29.2 innings. Another questionable decision was to start rookie catcher Sean Murphy instead of going with the veteran Josh Phegley. With
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2019 MLB Playoff Odds, Teams, and Tickets

If there’s one thing baseball fans and pundits can agree on, it’s that there’s nothing quite like the playoffs. With every pitch, you can cut the tension inside the stadium with a knife. Sometimes, even watching on TV doesn’t do it justice. If you can get your hands on cheap MLB playoff tickets — and your team happens to be playing! —you’ll have the sporting experience of a lifetime. With
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Left Field Is The Biggest Blemish In The Oakland Athletics Lineup

In 2018 outfielder Nick Martini made a name for himself in the Oakland Athletics lineup. Unfortunately prior to the start of the 2019 season he injured his knee. Which meant the signing of Robbie Grossman. That move has not paid off for the Athletics nor Grossman. While he has not shown much of an arm in left field, he positions himself well and has made several nice plays in left
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London Series 2019: 2B DJ LeMahieu Paying Big Dividends For Yankees

LONDON, U.K -- In a truly historic affair in their long-standing bitter and storied rivalry, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox put on a show across the pond at the home of EPL club, West Ham United at London Stadium. A game that saw 30 runs, 37 hits, zero errors, 16 pitchers and six home runs and lasted 4 hours and 42 minutes, the Yankees downed the Red