Monthly Archives: July 2008

Angels swing Major League Baseball deal for Teixeira – AFP

Boston Globe Angels swing Major League Baseball deal for TeixeiraAFP – Jul 30, 2008… traded to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim here Tuesday by the Atlanta Braves in a major swap two days before the Major League Baseball trade deadline.

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Baseball Trade Deadline – Manny Emotions (Blogcritics.org)

The trade deadline came and went, with a whole lot of talking, a little less action, and even a little foolishness. Everybody knew that this year’s Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline wouldn’t be ridiculously busy, primarily because a couple

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Little League Baseball: Area officials believe instant replay will be good for the game (The Daily Item)

They’ve been doing it in the National Football League for years, and Major League Baseball is planning on using it during the playoffs for the first time this season.

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Catching up with Longhorns in professional baseball: July 22 (Texas Longhorns)

Headlined by four current major leaguers, the Texas Longhorns have 33 players on active rosters in professional baseball. Taylor Teagarden made his first Major League appearance on Friday, July 18 and hit a game-winning home run in his second-ever start

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Evaluating blockbuster baseball trades (Yahoo! Sports)

AccuScore has run more than 10,000 simulations for the 2008 Major League Baseball Season, calculating how each…

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Baseball: Red Sox deal Ramirez to Dodgers (Channel NewsAsia)

LOS ANGELES: The Boston Red Sox dealt Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-team trade just prior to the Major League Baseball’s trading deadline on Thursday.

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Baseball: Kiwi-Canadian becomes first NZ citizen to play in Major League (Otago Daily Times)

A Canadian with Otago links has become the first New Zealand citizen to play in the American Major League. Scott Richmond (28) made his first start for the Toronto Blue Jays when he pitched against the Tampa Bay Rays in

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Little League World Series adopts instant replay (Sports Illustrated)

Little League Baseball will use instant replay at this year’s World Series to review questionable home runs and other close plays at the outfield fence, beating the major leagues in instituting a system to review some disputed calls.

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Desire to Build a Church Led to Player’s Major League Comeback (The Christian Post)

Fernando Tatis’ return to major league baseball after a two-year absence had little to do with his desire to play the game, the New York Mets left fielder said Monday.

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Baseball: Power pitcher first Kiwi to play Major League baseball (The New Zealand Herald)

A New Zealander will play in baseball’s Major League for the first time today. Scott Richmond, Canadian-born but a New Zealand citizen through his Auckland father, will be the starting pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays against the Tampa Bay

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