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Rafael ‘Felo’ Ramirez, Hall of Fame baseball broadcaster, dies at 94 – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Rafael “Felo” Ramirez, a Hall of Fame baseball radio broadcaster who was the signature voice for millions of Spanish-speaking fans over three decades, died Aug. 21 in Miami. He was 94. The Miami Marlins announced his death. in a statement on Tuesday morning. The organization says he died Monday night. Mr. Ramirez fell and struck his head while getting off the Marlins team bus April 26, during a series in…

Baseball can survive without Yankees pinstripes: Rob Manfred – New York Post

Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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It’s the tenth anniversary of the biggest rout in baseball history – HardballTalk (blog)

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Ten years ago today the Rangers and the Orioles squared off at Camden Yards. The Orioles built a 3-0 lead after three innings and then all hell broke loose. The Rangers scored thirty (30!) unanswered runs via a five-spot in the fourth, a nine-spot in the sixth, a ten-spot in the eighth and a six-spot in the ninth. That was . . . a lot of spots. Two Rangers players…

The myth of baseball’s depoliticalization – Beyond the Box Score

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Following the Nazi demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle both spoke and tweeted about the atrocities, calling it “white fear. It’s the worst kind of hatred. It’s disgusting” and stating “there is only one side,” in reference to the Trump administration’s reference to violence “on many sides” of the demonstration. Of those members of major league baseball asked about the events, Doolittle gave by far the most…

Episode 13: Baseball and Going Beyond the Baselines – Hardball Times

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Podcast (tht-audio): Download (Duration: 59:53 — 13.7MB) Jen, Sarah, and Mary discuss articles from the week of Aug. 14. They are also joined by Baseball Prospectus contributor Meg Rowley, who discusses the Seattle Mariners’ “Beyond the Baselines: Celebrating Women in Baseball” event, which she moderated and helped plan. Other topics include baseball’s efforts and gestures against racism in light of Charlottesville and the umpires’ union show of solidarity. Twitter questions are also answered. Subscribe…

CRANBERRY BASEBALL: Paolucci moves from president to commissioner – Wicked Local Carver

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

By Mark DucharmeCorrespondent Joe Paolucci is going to move over one seat in the administrative offices of the Cranberry Baseball League. The Weymouth resident has been involved in the Cranberry League for nearly two decades as a player, manager and general manager. For the past 10 years, he’s served as the CBL president. He played for the Weymouth Titans, Hingham Phillies and Weymouth Phillies. He managed…

Baseball fans flock to minor league stadiums to see eclipse – ABC News

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties. The Lincoln Saltdogs wore special black-and-white jerseys and stopped their game just before 1 p.m. to watch the eclipse darken the sky. Spectators erupted in applause at 1:02 p.m. as the moon crawled in front of the sun until the whole sky…

30 Triple-A prospects to consider in fantasy baseball – ESPN

Posted: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

1:41 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment September is right around the corner, and while most of the fantasy sports world will indeed hang up its baseball cleats in order to strap on football helmets, there are nevertheless going to be at least a few owners who will still have some important baseball left to be played before they can claim their 2017 championships. More people…

Challenger baseball program promotes being ‘accepted for who you are’ – Bangor Daily News

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

ELLSWORTH, Maine — It may not rival this weekend’s Red Sox-Yankees series at Fenway Park or the continuing playdown to a new Little League world champion in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. But for four baseball teams from Ellsworth, Lincoln County, the Medomak Valley region and South Portland-Biddeford, those more historic locales had nothing on Demeyer Field, which was home Saturday and Sunday to the inaugural Maine State Little League Challenger Jamboree….

The myth of baseball’s depoliticalization – Beyond the Box Score

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Following the Nazi demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle both spoke and tweeted about the atrocities, calling it “white fear. It’s the worst kind of hatred. It’s disgusting” and stating “there is only one side,” in reference to the Trump administration’s reference to violence “on many sides” of the demonstration. Of those members of major league baseball asked about the events, Doolittle gave by far the most…

Here’s how to watch a baseball game and the eclipse on the same day – MLB.com

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Today, the entire continental United States will witness its first total solar eclipse since 1918. Pretty cool, right? But we know what you’re thinking — how can I watch the eclipse and watch some baseball? Luckily for you, we’re here to help. If you happen to be in the path of totality, that means you’ll see the moon totally cover the sun (get it?). But don’t worry if you’re not…

Here’s how to watch a baseball game and the eclipse on the same day – MLB.com

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Today, the entire continental United States will witness its first total solar eclipse since 1918. Pretty cool, right? But we know what you’re thinking — how can I watch the eclipse and watch some baseball? Luckily for you, we’re here to help. If you happen to be in the path of totality, that means you’ll see the moon totally cover the sun (get it?). But don’t worry if you’re not…

Baseball Capsules – Sacramento Bee

Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017

Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in the Little League Classic on Sunday night. The teams played at renovated Bowman Field, a minor league ballpark located 5 miles from where the Little League World Series is taking place. Sitting in the front rows were admiring Little Leaguers who got to mingle with the big league stars earlier…

Catch of the year? Junior League Baseball World Series player flips wall to rob a homer – CBSSports.com

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

Major League Baseball is taking a more active role in this year’s Little League World Series. Hence the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates spending Sunday at the tournament before playing their own game in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Consider it fitting, then, that the catch of the day was turned in by a youngster. Jack Regenye, playing center field for Kennett Square against Chinese Taipei in the Junior League Baseball World…

The push to honor a baseball pioneer from New Hampshire – Concord Monitor

Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017

When Marjorie Adams came to Mont Vernon from Connecticut recently to give a talk in the town where her great-grandfather was born, she had a confession to make. There was a time, she admitted, “when even I thought that Abner Doubleday invented baseball.” She doesn’t make that mistake any more. For several years, Adams has been one of the leaders in the push to have Daniel “Doc” Adams –…

The American Greed Report: That baseball card in the attic can be worth a fortune—if you play your cards right – CNBC

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

<!– –> VISIT CNBC.COM VISIT CNBC.COM Home Entrepreneurs Leadership Careers Money Specials PRIMETIME American Greed American Greed 9 Hours AgoCNBC.com We Americans love sports. The teams. The athletes. We just want to reach out and grab them. That is what sports memorabilia collecting is all about. And it is just the kind of passion that sports memorabilia scam artists are counting on. “When you have this great emotional connection, and…

Mike Moustakas is about to break one of baseball’s most meager home run records – ESPN

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

8:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment In this year of the Three True Outcomes, all sorts of long-ball records have and will be broken. Just last week, we saw Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton blow past the Marlins’ single-season home run record of 42, set 21 years ago by Gary Sheffield. Now, Kansas City’s Mike Moustakas is poised to join Stanton in setting the new mark for…

Fantasy Baseball Forecaster for Week 20: Aug. 21-27 – ESPN

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

3:30 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Fantasy Baseball Forecaster has been updated as of Friday, Aug. 18, at 3:30 p.m. ET. Quickly jump to any page for specific intel Projected starting pitchers Starting pitcher rankings Hitting matchup ratings On tap: Three doubleheaders, all of them a result of making up previous postponements, grace the Week 20 schedule, leading to a busy week in which…

A Baseball Manager Retires Again, Knowing It Rarely Sticks – New York Times

Posted: Saturday, August 19, 2017

It was a rough season. Salina, a so-called travel team, plays only a handful of home games. Undermanned and underfinanced, the Stockade were 10-58 when Droddy stepped down as planned. In the visiting manager’s office at CHS Field before a recent game with the Saints, Droddy remained upbeat. “Some people show their grandchildren; I’ve got to show you Milly,” said Droddy, pulling out his smartphone to flip through photos of…

How Do You Like Me Now? Baseball Writers Dish On Dodgers Yasiel Puig – Forbes

Posted: Friday, August 18, 2017

Los Angeles loves Yasiel Puig. I love Yasiel Puig, and have said repeatedly that he inspires me. And hey, if Turner Ward needs a stand-in for a post-homer kiss, I’m available weeknights 7 to 10 p.m. Yasiel Puig. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) With the Dodgers’ right fielder’s recent play in mind, and especially after Wednesday night’s dramtic ninth-inning win at Chavez Ravine, I wondered how the Wild Horse’s act is playing with people in…