Annual Meeting for Rogers Hornsby Chapter of SABR

Annual Meeting for Rogers Hornsby Chapter of SABR

14 January 2018

Yesterday I had the opportunity to head to San Marcos, Texas and participate in the annual meeting of the Rogers Hornsby chapter of SABR. Held for just over a decade at Texas State University (still strange to type that and not Southwest Texas) members come from all around to meet and talk baseball. Since moving […]

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Diamondbacks Draft Pick Pays Off Parents Mortgage for Christmas

26 December 2017

The holiday season is always full of good stories as people get into the holiday spirit and help one another. Yesterday we got to see this in the baseball world when one the top draft picks in the 2017 MLB Draft gave his parents a wonderful Christmas gift. Drafted seventh overall last June by the […]

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Ticket Stubs: What do you do with them?

26 December 2017

I’ve been saving ticket stubs for a long time, even though I’ve lost a lot through the years in various moves. But I haven’t done anything with them yet. Now it is time. So, I have been hunting for different things to do with them and I’ve come up with a few options. I absolutely […]

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MLB Network Presents: Lenny Randle The Most Interesting Man in Baseball

MLB Network Presents: Lenny Randle The Most Interesting Man in Baseball

25 December 2017

If I asked people who was the most interesting man in baseball, I would imagine I would get as many different answers as people asked. But if you asked Rolling Stone you might hear a different tune. According to the legendary magazine the most interesting man in baseball is someone many haven’t heard of, Lenny Randle. […]

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MLB Network Presents: Harry Caray

25 December 2017

Over Christmas Eve the MLB Network played a lot of their “MLB Network Presents” shows back-to-back. So, I recorded a bunch of them to watch later on. While sitting at home on Christmas day, I decided to go through a few of them and came across one on the late great Harry Caray. I was […]

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#BaseballJourneyman to Cooperstown Part II

#BaseballJourneyman to Cooperstown Part II

11 July 2017

I got to turn into #BaseballJourneyman to Cooperstown earlier this year. Over spring break I took off to the Hall of Fame so I could do some research. While there I had the chance to walk around the Hall of Fame and check it out. However, I did not get to spend as much as […]

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Travel to Cooperstown, NY: Hall of Fame

Travel to Cooperstown, NY: Hall of Fame

10 July 2017

This past March I was fortunate to be able to travel to Cooperstown, NY and visit the Baseball Hall of Fame. The main reason I went was to do research for my master’s thesis at the Giamatti Research Center which is inside the Hall. And it turned out to be a crazy week. Despite getting […]

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Chinese Taipei wins 2017 World Port Tournament

Chinese Taipei wins 2017 World Port Tournament

09 July 2017

Chinese Taipei wins 2017 World Port Tournament with a 3-2 extra inning win over Japan. It is Chinese Taipei’s 2nd title in Rotterdam after winning in 2011 over Cuba. That is the 7th medal for Chinese Taipei. Japan won its 2nd medal and 2nd silver. The game got exciting in the top of the 9th […]

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2017 MLB Futures Game Rosters

2017 MLB Futures Game Rosters

09 July 2017

Today the MLB Futures Game takes place as part of All-Star Weekend in Miami. Over the course of the event’s history the US team leads the series going 11-7, including a 6 game winning streak between 2010-2016. The World team is the defending champion winning last year in San Diego 11-3. Yoan Moncada returns after […]

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All-Star Weekend – Home Run Derby Prediction

All-Star Weekend – Home Run Derby Prediction

09 July 2017

All-Star weekend begins today in the MLB with the Future’s Game kicking off the festivities. But today we are here to talk about the Home Run Derby that will take place tomorrow. First of all, I love the changes they have made with the bracket format. I will miss seeing the likes of Josh Hamilton […]

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International Tournaments Need Tweaking

09 July 2017

There are some international baseball tournaments that need tweaking. Before I get into the post, let me start by saying that I love the World Port Tournament. I feel it is a great event that aids in the effort to help grow the game of baseball through Europe and other places as teams come from […]

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Haarlem Baseball Week is Back in 2018

09 July 2017

As the World Port Tournament was going strong in Rotterdam, another biannual Dutch baseball tournament regained life as the Haarlem Baseball Week will return in 2018. The tournament appeared dead in the water not long ago after it announced it did not have the funding to put on another edition of the tournament that has […]

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Japan and Chinese Taipei in Championship at World Port

09 July 2017

Japan and Chinese Taipei face off in the championship of the World Port Tournament today. Japan is looking for its first gold medal in the event having only made the championship once before in 1985. Chinese Taipei is looking for its 2nd gold after winning in 2011. Japan had to get here through Curacao, and […]

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Chinese Taipei in World Port Championship

07 July 2017

Chinese Taipei rattled off two nice wins to put itself in the championship game of the 2017 World Port Tournament. After finishing the round robin 2-2, Chinese Taipei downed the Netherlands and then Japan. It all started in the bottom of the 9th inning on Thursday against the Netherlands. Trialing the entire game and going […]

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Spanish Division de Honor Standings

06 July 2017

The Spanish Division de Honor has a two-way tie atop the league with both Valencia and Tennerife tied heading into the final weekend. The season could wind up going down to the wire again like last year when Valencia won its first league title through a tiebreaker. This weekend Valencia will face off with CB […]

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Rouen Drops First Game in French Division 1

06 July 2017

Paris UC defeated Rouen giving the Huskies their first loss of the year in the French Division 1 League. Rouen had gone 21-0 before the 4-2 loss in Game 2 of the weekend series last Sunday. Paris currently sits in 5th place in the league with a record of 8-14. While it might not be […]

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Japan has Won Four Straight at World Port

06 July 2017

The playoffs are set in the 2017 World Port Tournament, and Japan is on a tear just 1 win away from the championship match. On Wednesday Japan downed the Netherlands 7-3 to claim a spot in the No. 1 vs No. 2 game.  The game wasn’t as close as it might seem. Japan took a […]

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MLB Battlegrounds Event in London

05 July 2017

America’s pastime was on full display yesterday in London, England with the MLB Battlegrounds event. As Americans were celebrating their Independence Day on the 4th of July, the English were getting their fill of some baseball thanks to Major League Baseball. The event was put on by MLB in hopes to build interest in the […]

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2017 World Port Tournament Standings

05 July 2017

The 2017 World Port Tournament standings have Cuba at the top as the tournament enters the last day of pool play today with a pair of games. First off, Chinese Taipei will take on Curacao and Japan will square off with the Netherlands. This is a big game for both Japan and the host Dutch. […]

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Wild Finish with Cuba Coaching Staff Ejected

03 July 2017

A Cuban national team and the Can-Am League Rockland Boulders were mixed up in quite a finish the other night. The Cuban team is on a tour with several Can-Am League teams which they have done since 2016. Last year Cuba went 11-9 on its tour. But this year the most memorable thing will be […]

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Cuba Leads After Day 2 at World Port Tournament

03 July 2017

Day 2 is in the books at the 2017 World Port Tournament. Cuba stayed unbeaten, and Curacao remained without a win after losing to the Netherlands in 13 innings. Game 1 of the day pitted the host Dutch against Curacao in what turned into a thriller. The game started off as a pitching duel with […]

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Chinese Taipei Shocks Host Netherlands with 9th Inning Comeback

02 July 2017

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands – Chinese Taipei upset the Netherlands in Game 2 of the 2017 World Port Tournament by scoring 2 in the top of the 9th inning to win 2-1. Both starters pitched well. Diego Markwell tossed 7.0 shutout innings and looked on pace to pick up a win. He gave up just 5 hits […]

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World Port Tournament Opens with Cuba Win

01 July 2017

The 2017 World Port Tournament opened with a Cuba win on Saturday afternoon in Rotterdam defeating Curacao 3-2. Curacao pounded out 11 hits in the game, but they could only scratch out 2 runs against the Cuba staff. But it was the defense that was the downfall. Curacao allowed only 1 earned run committing 3 […]

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Sugar Land Skeeters Constellation Field #BaseballJourneyman

29 June 2017

I had the chance to check out Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas last night to see the Sugar Land Skeeters play the Long Island Ducks. Both teams are members of the top independent league, the Atlantic League. The Atlantic League has been around since 1998 and employs the top talent on the independent circuit. […]

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Who will win the 2017 World Baseball Classic?

  • Puerto Rico (31%, 27 Votes)
  • Dominican Republic (13%, 11 Votes)
  • USA (13%, 11 Votes)
  • Mexico (11%, 10 Votes)
  • Other (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Cuba (8%, 7 Votes)
  • Venezuela (6%, 5 Votes)
  • Netherlands (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Japan (5%, 4 Votes)
  • Chinese Taipei (1%, 1 Votes)
  • South Korea (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Canada (0%, 0 Votes)

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