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A's prospect Billy Burns is so fast he'll make you say, "Billy Hamilton, who?"

This isn’t the first time I’ve mentioned Oakland A’s prospect Billy Burns on Outside Pitch Sports Network, so it’s no secret I have some bias towards this kid. 442 more words


Rickey Henderson Looks Good On the Dance Floor

There’s been a great deal of early season hype about whether or not Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton, who stole over a hundred bases in two consecutive minor league seasons, could match that feat as a rookie this season.   356 more words

Baseball Players

Update: A's, Indians to Play Day/Night Double Header on Wednesday

UPDATE: 4/1/14 6:27pm PT: Tuesday night’s game between the Oakland Athletics and the Cleveland Indians has been postponed due to weather. There will be a Day/Night Double Header Wednesday with the first game at 12:35 pm and the second game being played at 6:00 pm PT. 567 more words


#SDNoteVote, 4/1/14

Opening Day has arrived and with it, the second #SDNoteVote of 2014.

Below you will find three notes from the official game release and then you get to vote on your favorite. 360 more words

Andrew Cashner

Trade at the Center of Opening Night Win

by Bill Center

Don’t try to hide.

You know who you are . . . the angry Padres fans who early last
December cried foul when the Padres traded set-up (and deservedly… 464 more words

Bill Center

The Greatest Leadoff Hitter: Rickey Henderson

When you think of a leadoff hitter in baseball the first name that comes to my mind is Baseball Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson. The “Man of Steal” played a remarkable 25 years in baseball from 1979 until 2003. 649 more words


1984....the year Rickey stripped down to his chonies.

 I’m not going to do a spring training report this year because…well, let’s face it, spring training doesn’t mean much to anyone but minor league players who want to sniff a few jock straps and have some stories to tell on the bus while they’re travelling to another crappy hayseed town. 222 more words

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