Monthly Archives: July 2011

The behind-the-scenes stories as the trade deadline looms: MLB Insider – Plain Dealer

CBSSports.com (blog) The behind-the-scenes stories as the trade deadline looms: MLB InsiderPlain DealerA talented teenager rich beyond his wildest dreams being compared to the man who broke the color line in MLB? Robinson was born into a sharecropper's family in

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Latest trades around Major League Baseball – Austin American-Statesman

Yahoo! Sports (blog) Latest trades around Major League BaseballAustin American-StatesmanThe Boston Red Sox acquired infielder Mike Aviles from the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, giving up infielder Yamaico Navarro and minor league pitcher Kendal Volz in the trade. Aviles was

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Stanton leads league in broken bats – MLB.com

Stanton leads league in broken batsMLB.comATLANTA — With the kind of power Mike Stanton possesses, he doesn't always need to get good wood on the ball to make an impact. In fact, as a rookie in 2010, the Marlins slugger

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Berkman sits again, hopes to play Sunday – MLB.com

Berkman sits again, hopes to play SundayMLB.comST. LOUIS — Lance Berkman was held out of the starting lineup for the fourth straight game on Saturday as he continues to recover from discomfort in the area of his right shoulder. …

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D-backs land Marquis in deal with Nats – MLB.com

Los Angeles Times D-backs land Marquis in deal with NatsMLB.comLOS ANGELES — The D-backs strengthened their starting rotation Saturday by acquiring right-hander Jason Marquis from the Nationals in exchange for Minor League shortstop Zach Walters. …Analysis of Jason Marquis tradeWashington

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Frank and Jamie McCourt: masters of logic – msnbc.com

Daily Mail Frank and Jamie McCourt: masters of logicmsnbc.comJamie McCourt's lawyers referred to Frank's battles with Major League Baseball as a ā€œjihad,ā€ which pulls the neat trick of being simultaneously offensive to those who believe in the concept of jihads

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Catch Martinez’s first MLB start on MLB.TV – Astros.com

Houston Chronicle (blog) Catch Martinez's first MLB start on MLB.TVAstros.comOutfielder JD Martinez will make his first Major League start for Houston on Sunday afternoon in the 1:10 pm CT road trip finale at Milwaukee, and Astros fans will be able

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Milwaukee Brewers Vs. Houston Astros 7/31/11: Tyrone’s Free MLB Baseball Pick – Sports Chat Place

San Francisco Examiner Milwaukee Brewers Vs. Houston Astros 7/31/11: Tyrone's Free MLB Baseball PickSports Chat PlaceBaseball's worst Astros try to snap baseball's current longest winning streak at Miller Park when 38-14 Milwaukee tries to finish off a sweep of Houston.

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Royals send Aviles to Boston for Navarro, Volz – Kansas City Royals

Globe and Mail Royals send Aviles to Boston for Navarro, VolzKansas City RoyalsCLEVELAND — Infielder Mike Aviles, relegated to a backup role with the Royals, was traded to the Red Sox on Saturday in exchange for infielder Yamaico Navarro and

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Rockies receive great haul for Jimenez – Colorado Rockies News

Kansas City Star Rockies receive great haul for JimenezColorado Rockies NewsThe Rockies may have traded away Ubaldo Jimenez, but they got quite a haul in return for the right-hander. Here's some detailed information on the quartet of prospects Colorado will

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