Why Baseball Revived A 60-Year-Old Strategy Designed To Stop Ted Williams

 Posted by on 2016-10-19 at 09:53  baseball, mlb, podcast, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on Why Baseball Revived A 60-Year-Old Strategy Designed To Stop Ted Williams
Oct 192016
 

Around the middle of the 20th century, there was no more fearsome hitter in baseball than Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox. Williams could do it all at the plate: hitting for contact — his .406 average in 1941 was the last time anybody hit .

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Congratulations, Mets! I can’t believe it, you’re going to the postseason!

 Posted by on 2016-10-01 at 23:52  baseball, mets, mlb, ny mets, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on Congratulations, Mets! I can’t believe it, you’re going to the postseason!
Oct 012016
 

I have so much I want to say, so much I want to write, but I can’t get it all straight because, in the end, I’m literally stunned. I really, really am. I can’t believe this is happening… again!!! The fact is, back in August, I never thought this was possible.

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Could they be contenders? Mets look a little more like their old selves

 Posted by on 2016-08-28 at 00:47  baseball, mets, mlb, new york, ny mets, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on Could they be contenders? Mets look a little more like their old selves
Aug 282016
 


NEW YORK — Dare it be said that the New York Mets look legit, or at least as legit as they’re going to look given their shortcomings and short-staffing.

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Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s

 Posted by on 2016-08-18 at 01:15  baseball, mets, mlb, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on Bartolo Colon: One of Just Six MLB’ers Left From the 90s
Aug 182016
 

How old does that headline make you feel? It seems like just yesterday you were listening to Sugar Ray on your Walkman. But it’s now official: The 90s were a long time ago. Bartolo Colon has become the poster child of MLB dinosaurs left from this decade.

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True meaning of Ichiro even greater than 3,000-hit milestone

 Posted by on 2016-08-08 at 01:21  baseball, ichiro, japan, mlb, Reblog, sports  Comments Off on True meaning of Ichiro even greater than 3,000-hit milestone
Aug 082016
 


There were a lot of people in Japan who awoke early April 2, 2001, with a mix of anticipation and wonder as they watched new Seattle Mariners outfielder Ichiro Suzuki’s first game in the major leagues. Ichiro was hitless after three at-bats.

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