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MLB surprises on May 8th

We are now six weeks into the season and some huge surprises continue to dominate the baseball landscape.

You would have to be living under a baseball rock to not know that Ryan Zimmerman has emerged from his three-year cocoon to become the spring butterfly of 2017 major league baseball.   373 more words

Picking the Winners for the Latest Vet's Committee

Well, we have the newest version of the Veteran’s Committee getting ready to make its call for the Hall of Fame (5 November). The ballot is posted below and I always make my choices for enshrinement. 666 more words

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Today's Era Ballot

Earlier than expected, the Hall announced its ballot for what they’re calling “Today’s Era”. These are folks whose main contributions were from 1988 on. Votes will be announced early in December. 2,381 more words

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2017 Today's Game Ballot Unveiled

On Monday, the Baseball Hall of Fame released the names of ten veteran Hall of Fame candidates that will appear on the 2017 Today’s Game ballot. 1,785 more words

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New Veteran's Ballot Announced

After revamping the Veteran’s Committee (s) for the 1000th time (give or take), the Hall of Fame just announced its newest ballot. This one is for the Vet’s Committee now known as “Today’s Game.” It covers the last handful of years (since 1988) and includes the following names: 49 more words

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Second verse same as the first

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez became the first rookie in major league history to win the Player of the Week Award in consecutive weeks Monday as he was named American League Player of the Week again for the period ending Aug. 541 more words