Prank of the Year

12 May 2015

The Prank of the Year comes to us from Franklin, Ohio. We have all been there. A batter pops up the ball and the offensive team or someone in the stands yells out, “tree”. While I never really got it, I’ve heard it a lot, especially at the high school level. Now those in Franklin […]

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The Mayor Sean Casey Lines a ball off of Lauren Shehadi’s Head

The Mayor Sean Casey Lines a ball off of Lauren Shehadi’s Head

12 May 2015

On the set of the MLB Network in Studio 42, Lauren Shehadi was tossing some batting practice with whiffle balls to The Mayor, Sean Casey when something went wrong. Casey was preparing for the softball game that will take place during the All-Star Game in Cincinnati later this summer. Casey then does this: Luckily Shehadi […]

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Netherlands: Curacao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Atop Standings

Netherlands: Curacao Neptunus and L&D Amsterdam Atop Standings

12 May 2015

L&D Amsterdam had three big wins this weekend over Mampaey the Hawks keeping them in a tie for first place with Curacao Neptunus, who also won all three this weekend. Amsterdam outscored the Hawks 38-4 over the weekend. Rashid Gerard had a huge weekend. He went a combined 6-for-11 with 2 doubles, 2 home runs, 10 RBI, […]

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Spain: Valencia Sweeps Sant Boi, Moves into Second Place

Spain: Valencia Sweeps Sant Boi, Moves into Second Place

12 May 2015

Tenerife and Valencia continue to be the cream of the crop in the Spanish Division de Honor. Both teams swept their weekend series. With the sweep this weekend, Valencia moved in front of CBS Sant Boi by a game. Valencia got a great outing from Trevor Caughey in Game 1 of the series. He tossed eight […]

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Site For Sale

Site For Sale

11 May 2015

With so much going on in my life – moving (to a place with limited internet), new job, grad school – I just do not have the time to dedicate to this site that I would like. So, I am selling the site. I am hoping to find another baseball fan to take over and […]

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Austria: Dornbirn Indians Run Winning Streak to Seven Games

Austria: Dornbirn Indians Run Winning Streak to Seven Games

11 May 2015

The Dornbirn Indians have run their winning streak to seven games after sweeping the Attnang-Puchheim Athletics over the past weekend. The Indians traveled to Attnang-Puchheim and took two games winning 7-4 and 3-0 to stay atop the ABL. Right behind the Indians are the Vienna Metrostars who have won three in a row. Over this […]

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France: Beaucaire Upsets Montpellier

France: Beaucaire Upsets Montpellier

11 May 2015

This was a light weekend for the French Division 1 Baseball League with just one series. The series between the Beaucaire Chevaliers and the Montpellier Barracudas was rained out a few weeks ago so they made up the games this weekend. Surprisingly the Chevaliers came out on top in both games putting the Barracudas four games behind […]

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College: LSU Still Atop Baseball America Top 25

College: LSU Still Atop Baseball America Top 25

11 May 2015

LSU is once again at the top of the Baseball America Top 25 after a 3-0 weekend sweeping then No. 21 Missouri at home. The Tigers will end the season with a series on the road against South Carolina before heading into the SEC Tournament. A lot of the Top 10 shuffled around after No. […]

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Philippines Wins the 12th East Asia Baseball Cup

Philippines Wins the 12th East Asia Baseball Cup

11 May 2015

JAKARTA, Indonesia – The No. 23 world ranked Philippines won the 12th East Asia Baseball Cup defeating host nation and No. 38 ranked Indonesia in the championship game. Six teams competed for the title with the winner gaining a spot in the Asia Championships later this year. Competing in the 12th East Asia Baseball Cup […]

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Movie Review – No No: A Dockumentary

Movie Review – No No: A Dockumentary

04 May 2015

There was a lot of talk around the baseball world a little over a year ago when  documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. No No: A Dockumentary was the film in question and was just recently added to Netflix. Before hearing of the film I knew just a little about Dock Ellis. I […]

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Japan: Carp Win on Walk-Off Dropped Infield Fly

Japan: Carp Win on Walk-Off Dropped Infield Fly

04 May 2015

You hear people say it almost daily in the game of baseball, but I’ve never seen this before. I’ve never even heard of it happening. But in a game between the Hiroshima Toyo Carp and the Yomiuri Giants the Carp won on a walk-off dropped infield fly rule. So let me set up what happened. […]

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College: First Pitcher of the Year Watch List Released

College: First Pitcher of the Year Watch List Released

04 May 2015

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame LUBBOCK, Texas — As conference play begins to wind down for many schools, the National College Baseball Hall of Fame released today the initial watch list for the Pitcher of the Year Award. The award, sponsored by Diamond, will be presented on June 29 in Lubbock as part […]

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College: First Brooks Wallace Award Watch List Released

College: First Brooks Wallace Award Watch List Released

04 May 2015

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame LUBBOCK, Texas — Although big-name schools often dominate the college baseball conversation, they don’t rule the initial watch list for the 2015 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award. The award, sponsored by Mizuno, recognizes the nation’s top shortstop and will be presented during the National College Baseball […]

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College: Initial 2015 Olerud Award Watch List Released

College: Initial 2015 Olerud Award Watch List Released

04 May 2015

Press Release College Baseball Hall of Fame LUBBOCK, Texas — With just about a month until the postseason rolls around, the National College Baseball Hall of Fame announces its watch list for the 2015 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, which honors the nation’s top player both on the mound and at the […]

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College: LSU Still Atop Baseball America Top 25

College: LSU Still Atop Baseball America Top 25

04 May 2015

For the third week in a row LSU tops off the Baseball America Top 25. The Tigers took two of three from Mississippi State in Starkville over the weekend. Two of the three games went to extra innings. The top six teams stayed the same with Illinois moving up to No. 7 after sweeping Ohio […]

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College: Texas A&M Reaching Top of Baseball America Top 25

College: Texas A&M Reaching Top of Baseball America Top 25

13 April 2015

We have a new No. 1 in the Baseball America Top 25 Poll after former holder Vanderbilt went 1-3 this past week. Moving up from the second spot to take over the top of the poll is Texas A&M. Vandy dropped down to No. 5 after dropping 2-of-3 to Old Miss over the weekend and […]

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Daily Fantasy Games at Fan Duel – Let’s Play

Daily Fantasy Games at Fan Duel – Let’s Play

13 April 2015

Do you play fantasy baseball? Ever try a one day league? I have gotten hooked on Fan Duel over the past baseball season. I play mostly with a friend or two and then enter a few other games as well. I am not a high roller and play for $1-2 or if I am feeling lucky […]

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Austria: ABL Kicks Off Season with Series Between Athletics and Wanderers

Austria: ABL Kicks Off Season with Series Between Athletics and Wanderers

13 April 2015

The Austrian Baseball League kicked off its season this past weekend with a two game set between the Vienna Wanderers and the Attnang-Puchheim Athletics. The two teams split a pair of games in Vienna on Saturday. In Game 1, Vienna got a strong outing from starter Christian Tomsich. The Athletics came back strong in Game 2 […]

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Germany: Solingen Starts Strong in Title Defense

Germany: Solingen Starts Strong in Title Defense

13 April 2015

The German Bundesliga is off and running now two weeks into the season. So far there are three teams that remain undefeated with the perennial powers still going strong. North Division: In the North, defending champion Solingen is at it again starting off with a 4-0 record. After an opening weekend sweep of Dortmund, the […]

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Spain: Week 2 Scores and Highlights from Spanish Division de Honor

Spain: Week 2 Scores and Highlights from Spanish Division de Honor

13 April 2015

We are two weeks into the early part of the season in the Spanish Division de Honor, and we have a couple teams already showing a strong push for the front of the pack. A week after splitting with defending champion Tenerife, Sant Boi ran off two more wins to stay in the hunt for […]

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France: Rouen and Montpellier sit One and Two in Division 1 Standings

France: Rouen and Montpellier sit One and Two in Division 1 Standings

13 April 2015

Week 3 is in the books for the French Division 1 League. The Rouen Huskies are in a familiar place leading the league once again with a perfect record. Montpellier is close behind just a game back after splitting this past weekend with Senart. Rouen spent the weekend with two big wins over Stade Toulousain […]

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Spain: Short Documentary on Spanish Division de Honor

Spain: Short Documentary on Spanish Division de Honor

11 April 2015

For those of you not in the know, David Burns over at BaseballJobsOverseas.com does a fantastic job of finding players places to play over in Europe. David lives, works, and plays in Austria and has done so for years now. Since starting the website he has helped quite a few players in finding positions in […]

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WBSC Announces Groups for 2015 U18 Baseball World Cup

WBSC Announces Groups for 2015 U18 Baseball World Cup

11 April 2015

The World Baseball Softball Confederation recently announced the groups for the upcoming 2015 U18 Baseball World Cup. The tournament will take place in Osaka, Japan from August 28 to September 06. Twelve teams will compete for the title. Each group will play a round robin with the top three from each group moving on to […]

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College: Vanderbilt Still Atop the BA Top 25 Poll

College: Vanderbilt Still Atop the BA Top 25 Poll

06 April 2015

Vanderbilt is still at the top of the Baseball America Top 25 after going 5-0 this week. The top 3 actually stayed the same while No. 4 Florida dropped to No. 10 this week after going 1-3. The Gators started off by dropping a mid-week game to in-state rival Florida State. They then dropped 2-of-3 […]

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