Monthly Archives: September 2008

Major League Baseball Has Its Own Mortgage Crisis – Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report Major League Baseball Has Its Own Mortgage CrisisBleacher Report, CA – 13 hours agoDave Miller laments the passing of daytime baseball and its' effect on the popularity of the World Series and the future of Major League Baseball. by Dave

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White Sox Complete Baseball’s Playoff Lineup by Beating Twins (Bloomberg)

Thome hit a 461-foot solo home run and Danks tossed eight shutout innings as the White Sox won a one-game tiebreaker last night to claim the American League Central Division title and the final spot in Major League Baseball’s postseason.

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Indian River County Administrator Joe Baird wants deal with new baseball team done ‘soon’ (Vero Press Journal)

Negotiations with a major league baseball team, known to be the Baltimore Orioles, are expected to be wrapped up by the middle of this month.

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Report: Drug testers warned minor league baseball teams (Canadian Press via Yahoo! News)

NEW YORK – Minor league baseball teams received advance notice of drug tests this season, eight people who work in the minor leagues told The New York Times.

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FT baseball family visited all 30 Major League parks (News Transcript)

Aseven-year marathon journey across the country and Canada came to a conclusion in Washington, D.C., this summer. Starting in 2002, Jeff and Debbie Shapiro and sons Lane and Hayden set off on a journey of visiting all 30 Major League

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TBS readies for year two of postseason-baseball deal (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Early-afternoon rain in New York last Sunday turned TBS’ usual 30-minute pregame Major League Baseball show into a 90-minute telethon of statistics and playoff predictions. But it also was practice for host Ernie Johnson Jr. and studio analysts Cal Ripken

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Drug Testers Gave Advance Notice to Minor League Teams (New York Times)

Even though Commissioner Bud Selig said Major League Baseball would stop giving teams 24-hour notice before drug testers showed up, minor league teams still received advance notice.

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Major League Baseball Announces Comeback Players Of The Year (KWTX-TV Waco)

Pitchers Cliff Lee of the Cleveland Indians and Brad Lidge of the Philadelphia Phillies have been honored as Major League Baseball’s Comeback Players of the Year.

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Best’s Review: Explains How Insurers Go to Bat for Major League Baseball (Centre Daily Times)

Learn how insurers keep Major League Baseball’s owners, teams and star players “safe” in the October issue of Best’s Review, the award-winning monthly publication of A.M. Best Co.

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Lee and Lidge named Major League Baseball’s comeback players of year (Canadian Press via Yahoo! News)

NEW YORK – Pitchers Cliff Lee of the Cleveland Indians and Brad Lidge of the Philadelphia Phillies were honoured Tuesday as baseball’s Comeback Players of the Year.

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