In these pages, we tend to celebrate two things: when a former Valley Leaguer is drafted, and when said players make their major league debut. 675 more words
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FROM THE BOOK JACKET:
Before Pedro Martinez pitched the Red Sox to a World Series championship, before he was named to the All-Star team eight times, before he won the Cy Young Award three times, he was a kid from a place called Manoguayabo in the Dominican Republic. 936 more words
Pennington, who made history by becoming the first position player to pitch in the playoffs, will earn $1.5 million in 2016 and $2.25 million in 2017, along with a possibility to earn $750,000 more each year based on plate appearances.
Most of know by now that Daniel Murphy (Luray 2004-05) had a blistering National League Championship series, clubbing home runs in a record six straight postseason games, while leading the Mets to their first World Series appearance since 2000. 359 more words