Monthly Archives: February 2017

Major League Baseball wants fan-friendlier batting practice – SFGate

SFGate Major League Baseball wants fan-friendlier batting practiceSFGateGOODYEAR, Ariz. — Lost in the din over proposed rule changes to speed up the game, such as a pitch clock and a limit on mound visits, is a less-publicized proposal designed to

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It’s time for Satchel Paige Day in Major League Baseball – Yardbarker

Yardbarker It's time for Satchel Paige Day in Major League BaseballYardbarkerThe MLB has done a great job of telling the post-mortem story of African-American inclusion in its ranks, but it is time to raise that relevancy by telling more of

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Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup – Yahoo Sports – Yahoo Sports

FOXSports.com Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup – Yahoo SportsYahoo SportsFeb 26 (The Sports Xchange) – Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is facing another trip under the knife on his left knee as he attempts a comeback from …Hamilton: Always a Show-StopperSports On

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Major League Baseball’s need for speed: Crowquill – cleveland.com

cleveland.com Major League Baseball's need for speed: Crowquillcleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — Speed plays a big part in all aspects of Major League Baseball except one — the length of a game. Pitchers try to throw faster, hitters try to increase their

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Major League Baseball Poised To Change Intentional Walk Rule – NPR

NPR Major League Baseball Poised To Change Intentional Walk RuleNPRThe Major League Baseball commissioner's office has proposed a rule change to have the pitcher forgo actually throwing four balls — instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that

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NYM – MLB.com

NYMMLB.comThe following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the …

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The Biggest Emerging MLB Star at Every Position Entering 2017 – Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report The Biggest Emerging MLB Star at Every Position Entering 2017Bleacher ReportEmphasis on "Emerging": We want to keep the focus on players whose major league careers are in their infancy, so we're drawing a line at 300 games played

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What if the World Baseball Classic featured a team of Cuban players in MLB? – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com What if the World Baseball Classic featured a team of Cuban players in MLB?CBSSports.comExpatriates who defected to play Major League Baseball, like Aroldis Chapman and Yoenis Cespedes , are not allowed to represent their country in international play. At

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Rob Manfred committed to increasing number of black players – Newsday

FanSided Rob Manfred committed to increasing number of black playersNewsdayAs the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier nears, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he is committed to increasing the participation of African-Americans in the sport. Black players

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MLB players union head says 2020 Olympics difficult – USA TODAY

USA TODAY MLB players union head says 2020 Olympics difficultUSA TODAYSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The head of the Major League Baseball Players Association says it will be difficult for big leaguers to participate at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Baseball returns

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