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Central Section Baseball Playoff Preview

The inaugural 2014 Central Section Baseball Championships at Recreation Park were a huge success on many fronts.

Here’s hoping it happens again, as “The Trek to Rec” officially opens today with the commencement of the Central Section playoffs. 1,906 more words


The 2008 Tampa Bay Devil Rays: A Forgotten World Series Losing Team

Had the World Series opponent for the 2008 Tampa Bay Devil Rays been anyone other than the Philadelphia Phillies I would have been on board. However I grew up a suffering fan of the Phillies and had to hope for the worst against this team of mostly unknowns. 602 more words

Facts And History

The Story Behind the 'Graph: Joe Nathan

One of baseball’s best closers in history, at least in terms of saves, Joe Nathan signed this baseball card for someone else–I think. I’m fairly certain this is an autograph I got in a trade with someone else who was a collector. 51 more words


Carlos Pena joins MLB Network as studio analyst

In a move that presumably signals his retirement as a player, longtime big leaguer Carlos Pena has joined MLB Network as a studio analyst for the upcoming season. 83 more words

Glory Box = PGH x Portishead

Back in my glorious days in the city of steel I had a little band called Glory Box. We were a Portishead cover band and we did a bunch of shows in Pittsburgh and Erie, PA. 62 more words


Rangers add Geovany Soto and J.P. Arencibia, designate Carlos Pena for assignment

Texas’ never-ending roster shuffling continues, as the Rangers have activated catcher Geovany Soto from the disabled list, called up catcher/first baseman J.P. Arencibia from Triple-A, and designated first baseman Carlos Pena for assignment. 144 more words

The Minnesota Twins top the Texas Rangers in back-and-forth affair, 3-2

The Minnesota Twins outlasted the Texas Rangers on Sunday after five lead changes, squeaking out a 3-2 win at Globe Life Park.

The Twins pulled out the win thanks to a strong ninth inning. 188 more words

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