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2 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

Don't Cy: Can hardware help Detroit in postseason?

Detroit is the first team in Major League history with three consecutive Cy Young Award winners on its roster, and the seventh franchise that has boasted three different Cy winners at the same time.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Barry Zito, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Randy Johnson

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

Howard: David Ortiz shaping up to become first steroid era Teflon slugger

Ortiz seems on an inexorable path to becoming something none of his contemporaries has so far: the steroid era's first Teflon slugger.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Cardboard Connection

Boston Red Sox Collecting and Fan Guide

The Boston Red Sox have a fan base as rabid and passionate as any in baseball. For years, they also had a World Series-sized chip on their shoulder dating back decades.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Ortiz, Baseball Players, Curt Schilling, Josh Beckett

Los Angeles Times

Rebuttal: Why Don Drysdale belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Dodgers pitching great Don Drysdale earned his place in the Baseball Hall of Fame, The Times' Chris Dufresne argues.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Nippertown!

LIVE: The Baseball Project @ Club Helsinki, 7/23/14

By the time the Baseball Project roared into Hudson on Wednesday, they had played more than a double-header, appearing on "The Dan Patrick Show" and later on WAMC-FM before cruising south to Club Helsinki .

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Rodriguez, Baseball Players, Tim Hudson, Bernie Williams, David Wright

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Joe Strauss: Tony La Russa is a game-changer in the sport

The National Baseball Hall of Fame asked that Tony La Russa do the incalculable - condense a baseball life including 33 years as a major-league manager into a nine-minute speech.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, Baseball Players, Andy Pettitte, Mark McGwire

BleacherReport

Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Key Stats for Greg Maddux, More Inductees

One of the great things baseball has brought to the world is information. As we prepare for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, what better way to appreciate what Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas offered the sport than examining key stats from their careers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Greg Maddux, Baseball Players, Tom Glavine, Atlanta Braves, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers

The London Free Press

Baseball Hall of Fame board cuts down on ballot time

No one bumped the usual standards of 3,000 hits or 300 wins which usually means induction, but the Hall's board of directors has changed the election process, reducing the time a player can be on a ballot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tom Glavine

KHQ-TV Spokane

Indians Finally Win, Top Salem-Keizer 4-1

Clayton Kershaw pitched a two-hitter to win his ninth straight decision, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, David Price

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Joe Torre's journey from Brooklyn to Cooperstown

As well-traveled as Torre is, he's always been one of us, a New Yorker. You can hear it in his voice; you can see it in his Brooklyn toughness.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SLAM! Sports

MLB notebook: Inductee Tony La Russa says let steroid era players in Hall

National League All-Star manager Tony La Russa of the St. Louis Cardinals laughs before Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in Kansas City, Missouri July 10, 2012.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, American League, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, Ehire Adrianza

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

'Capital Games': How Congress Saved the Baseball Hall of Fame

A two-time MVP outfielder and a United States senator say the congressional hearings on steroids in baseball nearly a decade ago had a direct impact on preventing players tainted by the baseball's steroids era from being considered for the Hall of Fame .

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mark McGwire, Tom Glavine

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBS Local

Top 5 Red Sox Moments In All-Star Game History

The 85th MLB All-Star game is in the books, with the second straight midsummer classic going to the American League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, David Ortiz, Larry Walker, Mark McGwire

Major League Baseball

Did you know? 2014 Midsummer Classic

With the final All-Star appearance of a legendary player taking center stage at Target Field, the 2014 Midsummer Classic embossed its own unique stamp on the history of the annual exhibition of baseball's best talent.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, Baseball Players

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Contra Costa Times

For some, Tommy John surgery before major leagues

Sitting in the Minnesota Twins locker room Sunday surrounded by many of the most promising minor leaguers, Christian Binford remembered back five years ago, when he was a 10th grader pitching for the Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, California High School Sports, High School Sports, Matt Moore, Masahiro Tanaka, Steven Moya

Chambersburg Public Opinion

For some, Tommy John surgery before major leagues

Sitting in the Minnesota Twins locker room Sunday surrounded by many of the most promising minor leaguers, Christian Binford remembered back five years ago, when he was a 10th grader pitching for the Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: High School Sports, Pennsylvania High School Sports, Sports, Matt Harvey, Baseball Players, Matt Moore, Masahiro Tanaka, Steven Moya, Opinion

The Winnipeg Free Press

At Futures game, some have had Tommy John surgery even before reaching major leagues

Sitting in the Minnesota Twins locker room Sunday surrounded by many of the most promising minor leaguers, Christian Binford remembered back five years ago, when he was a 10th grader pitching for the Mercersburg Academy in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Sports, Matt Harvey, Matt Moore, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Steven Moya

The Winnipeg Free Press

Splitter can split arms apart

Richard Tsong-Taatarii / Minneapolis Star Tribune / MCT New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka works against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field earlier this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Matt Harvey

Fri Jul 11, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Klapisch: Surgery could hinder Masahiro Tanaka's lethal splitter

If and when Masahiro Tanaka has Tommy John surgery the Yankees will be crossing their fingers that the ace will still be able to unleash his lethal splitter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Matt Harvey

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Boston Herald

Buckley: Red Sox need more Jon Lester

We keep hearing that Red Sox management remains committed to bringing a championship-caliber team to "America's Most Beloved Ballpark."

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford, Curt Schilling, David Ortiz, Opinion

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