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Osuna has What it Takes to be a Closer for the Long Haul

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna has the make up of a closer. He is fearless, doesn’t nibble, and relies on his best stuff to get the final three outs of the game. 431 more words

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David Ortiz Off To Historic Start For Red Sox In Final Season Before Retiring

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David Ortiz’s farewell season couldn’t have started much better at the plate.

The Boston Red Sox designated hitter has hit three home runs in the first seven games of his final Major League Baseball season. 57 more words

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Tony knew me both as an athlete and as a person. He cared for me like a father. – Dennis Eckersley http://ift.tt/1pQJcgk

Dennis Eckersley

But through experience I learned to control my body and locate the ball. – Dennis Eckersley http://dlvr.it/KqrRSk

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Dennis Eckersley and the ubiquitous baseball mustache of the 80's.

America’s hipsters and post-ironic trust fund kids may be growing out their mustaches now, but baseball players of the 70’s had little idea of how their ‘staches (which were considered masculine) were actually a cultural influence initiated by gay culture. 381 more words

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Baseball Hall of Fame 2016

Today it was announced that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza would be enshrined in Cooperstown.  These two are certainly excellent editions to the Hall and there should really be no argument at their selection.   302 more words