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MLB’s Ban On 9/11 Caps, Didn’t Upstage The Main Event Last Night

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments
MLB’s Ban On 9/11 Caps, Didn’t Upstage The Main Event Last Night

Ah, the “Authority of the MLB” and again they take one step too far. This past weekend was a time of mourning and recovery for all of us. The whole country had their own ways of remembering the events of 9/11/01 and did so. I was particularly taken with the Shanksville ceremonies. You don’t get […]

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Sickels On Chris Schwinden

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments

John Sickels of Minor League Ball features Mets rookie Chris Schwinden in his Prospect of the Day Series. He writes: There is nothing special about his velocity, his fastball is just in the 86-90 range. He mixes in a cutter, curveball, and changeup, relying on sharp command of his secondary pitches to succeed. He has […]

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Savannah Sand Gnats Win SAL Southern Division!

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Sand Gnats Win SAL Southern Division!

  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2011 SAL SOUTHERN DIVISION CHAMPION SAVANNAH SAND GNATS! Four Savannah pitchers held Augusta down to 1 run and 5 hits, on their way to taking the Southern Division crown for 2011. The win puts them on a collision course with the Greensboro Grasshoppers, the affiliate of the Florida Marlins, for the […]

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Could We Be Seeing Mike Pelfrey’s Last Starts In A Mets Uniform?

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments

For the past few seasons it was believed that Mets starter Mike Pelfrey had the goods to be a top of the rotation type starter.  Last season he had his best season as a pro as he won 15 games against just 9 losses.  His career low 3.66 ERA and dominance for most of the season warranted […]

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Cyclones 2011 Season Ends In Crushing 1-0 Defeat

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Cyclones 2011 Season Ends In Crushing 1-0 Defeat

Congratulations to the Staten Island Yankees on winning the Semi-Final round of the NYPL play-offs. They defeated the Brooklyn Cyclones tonight in a heartbreaking 1-0 loss in the third and deciding game of the series. Three Yankees pitchers combined to hurl a 4 hit shutout, walking 3, and striking out 11. Staten Island moves on […]

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Remembering 9/11: Has There Ever Been A More Heroic Home Run?

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments

Has there ever been a more heroic home run then Mike Piazza’s go-ahead shot on September 21, 2011? I’m not talking your standard baseball heroics, obviously there have been greater moments in bigger BASEBALL context throughout the history of the game. By baseball standards, Piazza’s home run was simply a go-ahead home run in an ordinary regular […]

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St. Lucie Falls To Daytona In Game One

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments
St. Lucie Falls To Daytona In Game One

With the Mets and Cubs locked in a tense 1-1 tie in the bottom of the 8th, in the opener of the FSL Championship Series, Daytona shortstop Elliot Soto singled to drive in the go-ahead run. Soto would score later in the inning to give the Cubs a 3-1 victory, in the best-of-five game series. […]

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Savannah Evens Series With Game Two Victory

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments
Savannah Evens Series With Game Two Victory

Savannah Sand Gnats pinch-hitter Blake Forsythe hit a run-scoring double in the bottom of the 8th inning, to break a 2-2 tie and bring home C Albert Cordero with the winning run. The 3-2 Sand Gnats’ victory over the Augusta Green Jackets evened the best-of-three series at one game apiece. The Sand Gnats were able to take […]

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Cyclones 12 Run, 16 Hit Attack Rolls In Game Two

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments
Cyclones 12 Run, 16 Hit Attack Rolls In Game Two

The Cyclones plated 12 runs, scoring in every inning except the first and ninth, with four pitchers combining to hold Staten Island to 5 runs, evening the best-of-three series at one game apiece. Brooklyn forces a decisive third game, winning Game Two by a final score of 12-5. RHP Jeffrey Walters started the game for […]

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Cyclones Fall To The Evil Empire In Game One

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments
Cyclones Fall To The Evil Empire In Game One

While the bats were fast asleep last night, there were some pretty good pitching performances in the New York Penn League Division Series opener between the Staten Island Yankees and the Brooklyn Cyclones. Unfortunately for the Cyclones, their great pitching went to waste, as they succumbed to the bad guys by a score of 2-0. […]

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