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VIDEO: Bat gave a new meaning to batter up

We’ve seen a lot of animals and pests at baseball fields over the years, squirrels, bees and seagulls. Last night at PNC Park the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates there was a new visitor to the ballgame. As Christian Yelich of the Miami Marlins was taking the plate a bat, yes an actual bat, flew by the plate. What was kind of amazing was Christian, More...

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By Paul Raymond On Sunday, August 4th, 2013
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Pirates wont shut Gerrit Cole down

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a chance to make a deep playoff run for the first time since 1992 and don’t plan on making the same mistake the Washington Nationals made last year. The Pirates have said that More...

By Paul Raymond On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Bud Norris scratched from todays start

The Houston Astros have officially scratched Bud Norris from tonight’s start against the Baltimore Orioles. No trade is imminent but a trade seems like it should take place before Wednesday’s deadline. More...

By Paul Raymond On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Yankees show interest in Hunter Pence

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence has been on the market for a few days now and everyday new potential suitors emerge. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports added the New York Yankees and Cincinnati Reds to the teams More...

By Paul Raymond On Monday, July 29th, 2013

Brian Wilson could sign soon

Former San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson is moving closer to a decision. Wilson worked out for clubs at UCLA last week and looked like he’s just about ready to go after last April’s Tommy John More...

By Paul Raymond On Friday, July 26th, 2013

No surgery for Jason Grilli, out 4-8 weeks

The Pittsburgh Pirates got some good news from Dr. James Andrews today and that was that their closer Jason Grilli will not need surgery. He’s been officially diagnosed with a strained right flexor tendon More...

By Paul Raymond On Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

Astros closer Veras is drawing interest

Not too long we talked about the interest contenders had in Bud Norris but he’s not the only Houston Astros pitcher drawing interest. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported today that the team is also getting More...

By Paul Raymond On Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Angels also interested in Burnett

Could their be a surprise team interested in New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett? Sure there is and that team would be the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports tweeted today that the Angels More...

By Paul Raymond On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Jamie Moyer Impresses Scouts

It’s really starting to look like about to be 49-year old pitcher Jamie Moyer comeback attempt is legitimate. Moyer underwent Tommy John surgery last November and is already on the mound impressing scouts. More...

By Paul Raymond On Monday, July 25th, 2011

WTF! Pirates Become Buyers

I’m still finding it hard to believe that the Pittsburgh Pirates are tied for first place in the National League Central as we approach the trade deadline. This has to have MLB Commish Bud Selig feeling all More...

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