Monthly Archives: October 2008

Lidge named Delivery Man of the Year – MLB.com

TSN.ca Lidge named Delivery Man of the YearMLB.com – Oct 27, 2008The most reliable closer in Phillies history has been recognized with Major League Baseball's Delivery Man of the Year Award, presented by DHL. …Lidge named Delivery Man of the Year

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130-game baseball season? Why not (Chicago Tribune)

There are age-old tribal conflicts that don’t last as long as a major-league baseball season.

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Red Sox retain knuckleballer Wakefield (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Tim Wakefield, the Boston Red Sox knuckleball pitcher who continues to baffle Major League Baseball batters at age 42, will return to the Red Sox next season.

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Major League Baseball potential free agents (Post-Bulletin)

NEW YORK — The 185 players potentially eligible for free agency. Eligible players may file through Nov. 13 (c-club option for 2009; p-player option for 2009; m-mutual option for 2009): AMERICAN LEAGUE BALTIMORE (4) — Juan Castro, s

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Cape League: Trademark disputed finished (Cape Cod Times)

After months of negotiations, the Cape Cod Baseball League’s trademark dispute with Major League Baseball officially reaches a conclusion Nov. 1.

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Brad Lidge wins DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery … – MLB.com

TSN.ca Brad Lidge wins DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery …MLB.com – Oct 27, 2008Brad Lidge of the Philadelphia Phillies has been named the recipient of the "DHL Presents the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Year Award", …Lidge

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Baseball’s World Series scores lowest TV ratings ever (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Fox Sports got the lowest ever ratings for a World Series championship on television with its broadcast in the past week of the matchup between Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies and Tampa Bay Rays.

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The baseball season that almost was (The Augusta Daily Gazette)

Major league baseball had some great storylines this year. Unfortunately, they were almost great stories that just didn’t quite materialize.  

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Like baseball, ‘Life is More Than 9 Innings’ (Honolulu Advertiser)

With the PGA season all but over and waiting for the World Series to wind up and end major league baseball before winter, I had a lot of extra time to catch up on my reading. Not only Jack Reacher

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Baseball may amend rules for postseason games (Deseret Morning News)

Following this wet and wacky World Series, Major League Baseball might consider amending the rules so that all postseason games must be played to full length.

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