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Major League Baseball: Melky Cabrera Receives His 2012 World Series Ring Out of the Public Eye

Source: Sport Balla | May 14 2013, 10:10pm CDT | by Poch de la Rosa

Major League Baseball: Melky Cabrera Receives His 2012 World Series Ring Out of
Melky Cabrera of the Toronto Blue Jays received his 2012 World Series ring on Tuesday for his contributions to San Francisco last season amidst controversy on how his tenure with the Giants ended.
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Lorde's Royals banned in San Francisco during World Series

Oct 20 2014 6:04am CDT | Source: the guardian

San Francisco radio stations team up to keep New Zealand singers hit single off the air as the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals slug it out during baseballs World SeriesTwo San Francisco radio stations have banned Lordes song Royals due to its association with their hometowns baseball rivals. As the San Francisco Giants head into a World Series against the Kansas City Royals, 104.5 KFOG an ...
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Plucky Royals one win away from World Series

Oct 15 2014 12:54am CDT | Source:

KANSAS City reached the brink of the World Series with a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles while San Francisco Giants edged out St Louis ...
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Brian Roberts Retires After 14 MLB Seasons
Brian Roberts Retires After 14 MLB Seasons
New York Yankees second baseman Brian Roberts, who played the same position with the Baltimore Orioles in his previous 13 MLB seasons, announced his retirement on Oct. 17. | by Poch de la Rosa
Aussie pacer Siddle puts on weight to regain speed
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Set to make a return to the Australian cricket squad against Pakistan for the first Test in Dubai, pacer Peter Siddle said Monday that he has gained five kg which has helped him regain the speed coach Darren Lehmann demands from his fast bowlers. | by IANS
Dutch Hofland triumphs in 2014 Tour of Hainan first stage
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On baseball: Randy Choate relishes his role, even after he lets the Cardinals down

Oct 14 2014 8:56pm CDT | Source: Washington Post Sports

SAN FRANCISCO — By the time Randy Choate stood on the rubber in the bottom of the 10th inning, with runners on first and second and no outs in a tied and tense National League Championship Series game, he had 601 major league appearances behind him. His next pitch, to San Francisco Giants leadoff man Gregor Blanco, would be his 600th of the season. He is 39, Texan by birth, left-handed specialist by profession, someone who might find himself in a baseball uniform well into his 40s. Where wo ...
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Choate’s Throwing Error Allows Giants To Score, Take 2-1 NLCS Lead

Oct 14 2014 8:35pm CDT | Source: SportsGrid

Game 3 of the National League Championship Series went into extra innings Tuesday before Cardinals reliever Randy Choate — soon-to-be related to Randy “Choke” jokes – threw a fielded bunt wide of first base, allowing Brandon Crawford to score to win the game for San Francisco. It’s just like every little boy in Little League imagined it! In the Championship Series between two teams that no one will root for outside of thei ...
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Gregor Blanco gives Giants 2-1 NLCS lead on walkoff bunt

Oct 14 2014 6:37pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

SAN FRANCISCO — A wild throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Tuesday for a 2-1 lead in the NL Championship Series. Crawford drew an eight-pitch walk from Choate to begin th ...
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Giants legend McCovey back at AT&T Park

Oct 14 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: MLB News Index

Willie McCovey returned to AT&T Park as a spectator for Tuesday's Game 3 of the National League Championshiip Series without fanfare or fuss, but with a verbal bow to the people who love him so much ...
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A.J. Pierzynski to play for injured Cardinals C Yadier Molina in Game 3

Oct 14 2014 1:58pm CDT | Source: CBC Sports

A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday (4:07 p.m. ET). ...
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