Monthly Archives: September 2016

Rise of the short player in Major League Baseball – ESPN.com – ESPN (blog)

Rise of the short player in Major League Baseball – ESPN.comESPN (blog)Shorter players like Mookie Betts and Jose Altuve are among the best in baseball. So are we entering into some sort of golden age of smaller players? and more »

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Which Major League Baseball team is the most ‘Jewish’? – JTA – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Telegraphic Agency Which Major League Baseball team is the most 'Jewish'? – JTAJewish Telegraphic AgencyPlayers from the following teams, clockwise from top left: New York Mets, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs and San Francisco Giants. (Getty Images). October … and

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Quick trip around Major League Baseball – Chicago Tribune

Quick trip around Major League BaseballChicago TribuneMets: Tim Tebow homered on first pitch he saw in instructional league. Of course he did. Nationals: Loss of catcher Wilson Ramos latest blow to hopes of making first World Series. Phillies: After keeping

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Venezuelan baseball players are surging in Major League Baseball … – ESPN (blog)

Venezuelan baseball players are surging in Major League Baseball …ESPN (blog)Yangervis Solarte #26 and Oswaldo Arcia #34 of the San Diego Padres are two of the five Venezuelans who were in the starting lineup against the Giants on … and more »

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Cubs, Pirates play to MLB’s first tie since 2005 – ESPN

ESPN Cubs, Pirates play to MLB's first tie since 2005ESPNRain forced the teams to stop playing in the sixth inning with the score tied 1-1. Because the game has no effect on postseason positioning and the teams aren't scheduled to

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Judge dismisses scouts’ lawsuit against Major League Baseball – Yahoo Sports

Judge dismisses scouts' lawsuit against Major League BaseballYahoo SportsNEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Major League Baseball's 30 teams of conspiring not to poach each other's scouts and refusing to pay them overtime.

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Average BMI is rising in major league baseball – Futurity: Research News

Science Daily Average BMI is rising in major league baseballFuturity: Research NewsMajor League Baseball players have become overwhelmingly overweight and obese during the last quarter century, say researchers. A new study looks at 145 years of data on professional baseball

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Jose Fernandez’s passion, appeal a big loss for Major League Baseball – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Jose Fernandez's passion, appeal a big loss for Major League BaseballUSA TODAYAt a time when Major League Baseball is trying to appeal to the younger set and the Hispanic market, Jose Fernandez personified many of the traits the

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Will Women Play Major League Baseball? (And Not Just on TV) – New York Times

New York Times Will Women Play Major League Baseball? (And Not Just on TV)New York TimesSarah Hudek is a left-handed pitcher for the United States women's national baseball team. Credit USA Baseball. The new Fox drama “Pitch,” about the first

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Major League Baseball overcome by emotion during its final week – The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog) Major League Baseball overcome by emotion during its final weekThe Guardian (blog)For nearly 60 years there was always an excuse not to travel the 2,778 miles between the site of old Ebbets Field in Flatbush to Chavez

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