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Chris Davis suspended for amphetamines as strange O's season gets stranger

Sep 12 2014 12:09pm CDT | Source: SBNation

Davis had suffered a dramatic regression from last season's MVP-level campaign, but the Orioles needed him. Too bad he chose this moment for an epic lapse in judgment. On Friday morning, Baltimore Orioles first and third baseman/certified genius Chris Davis tested positive for amphetamines and was suspended for the next 25 games. Davis immediately fessed up, saying in a statement: I apologize to ...
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The Radar Gun Revolution

Sep 10 2014 7:04am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The veteran baseball man couldn't stop talking about what he had seen on his radar gun the night before. But then he couldn't stop complaining that radar gun readings are overrated. We love the radar gun. We hate the radar gun. First the rave: "You should have seen [him]. 101, 101, 100, 100, and then he threw a changeup at 91—a 91 mph changeup!" Then the rant: "If you've been in baseball long enough, you know a good fastball. ...
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Baseball’s Place in Modern American Culture

Sep 4 2014 6:04am CDT | Source: Splice Today

One small contribution to the world of knowledge, or the possibility of the existence of knowledge, is the statistic. We’re interested in one category of the statistic in particular: baseball statistics. Baseball, more than any other sport, has drawn mathematical minds into its orbit for generations. Over the first half of the 20th century, baseball card backs included a brief biography as well as a player’s height, weight, and place of birth. In 1952, Topps, the biggest name in baseball c ...
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Indian lifters fail to impress at Asiad
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian weightlifters began their Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note as all three participating contestants finished at the bottom half of the table in their respective categories in both men's and women's divisions at the Moonlight Festival Garden Weightlifting Venue here Saturday. | by IANS
 
Indian women shuttlers in semis, men out (Roundup)
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian women's badminton team lived up to its potential to reach the semi-final at the Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Saturday. | by IANS
 
Indian medallists at Asian Games
Incheon, Sep 20 (IANS) The following were the medallists for India on the first day of competition at the 17th Asian Games here Saturday: | by IANS
 
 

Thankfully, Mets avoid making history, but offense still struggling

Aug 20 2014 10:25am CDT | Source: mets blog

The Mets managed seven hits Tuesday night, after having been held to four or fewer hits in their each of  their previous five games. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, no club since 1900 has done this in six straight games. Nevertheless, the Mets were 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position and lost to the A’s. Matthew Cerrone, Lead Writer This team is capable of scoring, we know this. But, for some reason, their aggressiveness seems to ebb and flow. I do ...
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Fantasy Baseball: Seven Players Who Can Help Your Roto League Team

Jul 30 2014 5:24pm CDT | Source: SportsGrid

Earl Weaver once said that “momentum is the next day’s starting pitcher”, and while he wasn’t directly giving you Fantasy advice, he might as well have been. You see, what was done today means nothing going forward, in real baseball or in Fantasy. The idea is to improve your product for the journey ahead and put yourself in the best position when all is said and done. So for those of you in re-draft Roto leagues, listen to the late great Hall of Fame manager. Whether you’re sitting atop your ...
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Orioles fly again under Showalter

Jul 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Four years ago today, the Orioles were mired in a long and depressing run as the whipping boys of the AL East. They hadn’t seen playoff baseball or a winning record in over a decade. The days of Earl Weaver and three consecutive AL Championships were distant enough memories to seem like myths. So, on July 29, 2010, they hired Buck Showalter as manager. Balitmore hasn’t looked back, improving vastly under ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Orioles fly again under Showalter

Jul 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Four years ago today, the Orioles were mired in a long and depressing run as the whipping boys of the AL East. They hadn’t seen playoff baseball or a winning record in over a decade. The days of Earl Weaver and three consecutive AL Championships were distant enough memories to seem like myths. So, on July 29, 2010, they hired Buck Showalter as manager. Balitmore hasn’t looked back, improving vastly under Showalter, reaching the playoffs in 2012 and keeping the ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Orioles fly again under Showalter

Jul 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Four years ago today, the Orioles were mired in a long and depressing run as the whipping boys of the AL East. They hadn’t seen playoff baseball or a winning record in over a decade. The days of Earl Weaver and three consecutive AL Championships were distant enough memories to seem like myths. So, on July 29, 2010, they hired Buck Showalter as manager. Balitmore hasn’t looked back, improving vastly under Showalter, reaching the playoffs in 2012 and kee ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Orioles fly again under Showalter

Jul 29 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Four years ago today, the Orioles were mired in a long and depressing run as the whipping boys of the AL East. They hadn’t seen playoff baseball or a winning record in over a decade. The days of Earl Weaver and three consecutive AL Championships were distant enough memories to seem like myths. So, on July 29, 2010, they hired Buck Showalter as manager. Balitmore hasn’t looked back, improving vastly under ...
Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

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