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Kentucky baseball player Neil DeNicola ties state record with home runs in five consecutive games

Atherton (Louisville) baseball coach Jared Baker has called Neil DeNicola one of Kentucky’s most underrated players for the past two seasons, but now the senior center fielder has tied a record that won’t be overlooked. 410 more words

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Barry Bonds' son says his dad has 'the biggest heart in the world'

Many baseball fans likely remember Nikolai Bonds from his appearances in the Giants’ dugout for many of his father Barry Bonds’ home-run heroics in the early part of the last decade. 379 more words

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The Mick and 565 Feet: Truth or Legend?

By Glen Sparks

New York Yankee legend Mickey Mantle blasted a 1-0 pitch off the Washington Senators’ Chuck Stobbs on this date in 1953. The baseball flew out of Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C., punished into the distance by one of the game’s mightiest swings. 994 more words

The Yankees are acting like A-Rod's 660th homer won't be a 'milestone'

It’s far too soon to draw any meaningful conclusions, but Alex Rodriguez has been one of the Yankees’ best hitters to date in 2015. That shouldn’t be terribly surprising, since A-Rod is also one of the best hitters ever, but he is 39 and coming off a year-long suspension, so his ability to hit Major League pitching is hardly a guarantee in 2015. 416 more words

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Chicks dig the long ball!!

Slap hitter?

She’ll slap it over the fence, thanks.

Former CHS softball star Madeline Roberts continued her strong freshman season at Shoreline Community College, crushing a ball for a home run this weekend. 121 more words

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Watch Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run of the season

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Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez smacked his first home run of the 2015 season and the 655th of his big-league career on Thursday against Blue Jays starter Daniel Norris. 97 more words

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Adrian Beltre got spun like a top on a strike, then hit a homer from one knee

Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Evan Scribner got Adrian Beltre real good with a breaking pitch. So good, in fact, that he spun Beltre like a top, and subsequently dropping him on his backside. 80 more words

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