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Red Sox Fielding Calls for Mike Napoli

Mike Napoli has been a crucial piece for the Red Sox for winning the 2013 World Series championship. The only thing that hasn’t changed with Mike Napoli is his face as it is still very fuzzy, but his season as well as the rest of the Red Sox as a whole has been a complete disappointment as they head into the All-Star break being… 497 more words


Giants Slugger Brandon Belt Promises Homer For 12–Year-Old Cancer Patient, Delivers

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – It appears Giants 1st Baseman Brandon Belt did his best Babe Ruth impression over the weekend, saying he’d hit a home run for a sick child and delivering on that promise. 137 more words


Cuban Crossovers: Jose Abreu

While a number of Central American countries have had their marked impact on baseball over the years, it seems defected Cuban players have recently attracted the most attention in the western hemisphere in terms of potential. 613 more words

Happy Birthday Wally Joyner!!!

Happy Birthday Wally Joyner!!!

Wally Joyner turns 52 years old today.

Once looked upon as a baseball savior, Wally Joyner was a hitter that possessed the skills to excite baseball fans, young and old. 149 more words


June 15 - Happy Birthday Tony Clark

I was pretty pumped when I learned the Yanks had signed Tony Clark in January of 2004. He had put together three consecutive outstanding offensive seasons as a Detroit Tiger first baseman earlier in his career. 284 more words


May 27 - Happy Birthday Jeff Bagwell

It certainly rivals the Babe Ruth trade to the Yankees as one of the worst in Red Sox franchise history, especially in hindsight. But when Boston GM Lou Gorman decided to send Red Sox prospect Jeff Bagwell to the Astros for veteran middle reliever Larry Andersen, you need to remember that Bagwell had yet to play in a big league game and the Red Sox were entering the stretch run of a close division race with a bullpen that was giving up runs by the bushel. 203 more words

May 25 - Happy Birthday Todd Walker

After an outstanding collegiate career at LSU, Todd Walker was a first round selection (and eighth overall pick) of the Minnesota Twins in the 1994 MLB Draft. 254 more words