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Jeff Riger Reacts To The Armando Galarraga Near Perfect Game Five Years Later [VIDEO]

By: Jeff Riger

It’s hard to believe it’s been five years.

Half a decade ago Tuesday, then-Detroit Tigers starter Armando Galarraga was screwed, jobbed, robbed or any other term you can think of that means the same. 626 more words


Getting Sticky Wit It

Thursday night in Georgia, the bases were juiced with Braves in the bottom of the 7th and the “Atlanta Nine” up 2-1, Brewer reliever Will Smith came into pitch and did something that I don’t think any other Brewer pitcher has ever done … he was ejected from the game for having a foreign substance on his non-pitching arm…which we all know is a “no-no.” 310 more words


Nevada: the first state that fully legalized acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the Unites States

Dr. Fan’ s new article was published recently.

GLOBAL VIEWS Nevada: the first state that fully legalized acupuncture and Chinese medicine in the Unites States — In memory of Arthur Steinberg, Yee Kung Lok and Jim Joyce who made it happen February 27, 2015 | Arthur Yin Fan | J Integr Med 2015; 13 (2) : 72–79 doi: 10.1016/S2095-4964(15)60158-3 ABSTRACT | FULL TEXT | PDF

Some Good Baseball Books: 2015 Spring Training Edition

We’ve almost made it through the winter, and for Cubs fans this is looking like a better year than we’ve had for a while. Some are prognosticating greatness for this year’s North Siders, but I’ll be satisfied with 85 wins and whatever comes with it. 1,712 more words

Top Plays of the 2014 MLB Season: Number 7

The curtain rises. The year is 1976, and on the stage we see the Ausmus family seated around a small kitchen table. A young BRAD… 1,107 more words


Nobody’s Perfect: The Advancement of Major League Baseball (PART 1)

PART 1: Galarraga’s (Im)perfect Game

It’s a warm June night at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga  is on the mound facing the Cleveland Indians, Galarraga has retired 26 of 27 batters and his bid for a perfect game comes down to a  9th inning battle against Indians batter… 366 more words

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