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CA Independent Teams To Have Computer Call Balls, Strikes

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) – No blaming or booing the umpire for a questionable called third strike this week in a Northern California independent league. 672 more words


Bad Idea, Good Idea

No, no, no, no, no.

Next week, the San Rafael Pacifics–a minor league team in the independent Pacific Association–will conducting a bold experiment.

On second thought, “bold” isn’t the right word. 672 more words


Independent Teams In California To Be First To Use Computerized Strike Zone In Pro Ball

(CBS) A glimpse of baseball’s future may be coming next week in a game between independent teams in California next week.

The San Rafael Pacifics will use a computerized strike zone — not an umpire — to call balls and strikes next Tuesday and Wednesday when the play a pair of home games, … 166 more words


Tyger Pederson Brings Strong Bloodlines and Work Ethic to Indy Ball

During the MLB All-Star week, all eyes were on rookie phenom Joc Pederson. After a tremendous first half of the season with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Joc participated in the HR Derby, finishing 2nd behind Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier, and started the All-Star game in left field becoming the first rookie position player in LA’s history to do so. 839 more words

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Spaceman Retires

On Friday night, August 22, 2014, at Albert Park in San Rafael, California, the Lioness and I witnessed an historic event: At the age of 67, Bill “Spaceman” Lee retired from professional baseball as a member of the San Rafael Pacifics. 807 more words

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Action Not Words

“By his works ye shall know him.” —Matthew 7:16

Last night The Lioness and I went to San Rafael’s Albert Park to watch our local minor league baseball team, the Pacifics, win a 9—1 game over the visiting Pittsburg Mettle. 439 more words

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San Rafael Pro Ballplayers Play In Pink Gowns For Breast Cancer Awareness

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) — Baseball has never looked like this before — at least, not in the guys’ locker room.

Foregoing the pink hats and cleats often associated with Major League Baseball breast cancer awareness games, the San Rafael Pacifics played Friday in specially-designed dresses. 160 more words