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By Erin Simon On Friday, March 13th, 2015
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Brewers Banned High Fives To Prevent Spread of Pink Eye

According to the Associated Press, the Milwaukee Brewers banned high-fives to avoid the spread of pinkeye. The Brewers already sent Catcher Jonathan Lucroy and pitching coach Rick Kranitz  home for 48 hours. “We’ve More...

By BSO Staff On Friday, February 13th, 2015
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Report: MLB To Alter Strike Zone To Increase Offense

Jeff Passan reports that the MLB Rules Committee has discussed altering the strike zone after the 2014 season had the lowest Runs Per Game since 1981. “Concern around baseball about the strike zone filtered More...

By BSO Staff On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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Jackie Robinson West LLWS Team Under Investigation

The Little League decision on the investigation into whether Jackie Robinson West based out of Chicago used top “Suburban” players in violation of the residency rules. The Little League International More...

By Kel Dansby On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Report: Yankees & Red Sox Pursuing “Best Cuban Prospect Ever”

The Yanks/Sox rivalry might be lackluster on the diamond but it looks like it’s about to pick up in the front offices. Yoan Mancado is an absolute stud, don’t believe me? Here’s Yahoo Sports Jeff More...

By Erin Simon On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Dominican Officials Say Oscar Taveras Was Drunk During Fatal Car Crash

A Dominican Republic official said on Wednesday that St. Louis Cardinals rookie outfielder Oscar Taveras was drunk at the time of his fatal car crash in October. Tessie Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the Dominican More...

By Erin Simon On Sunday, September 28th, 2014
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Paul Konerko Writes His Kids Names In Dirt For Final Game (Photo)

During his final game, Paul Konerko decided to write his children’s names in dirt near first base. Konerko is spelling his kids' name in dirt around first base. pic.twitter.com/LoRbcLDTKX — Daryl More...

By Erin Simon On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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Minor Leaguer’s First MLB Hit Makes Father Tear Up (Video)

Guilder Rodriguez, who has spent 13 seasons in the minor leagues, made his first MLB hit against the Astros on Monday. Rodriguez’s parents were there to witness it and his father appeared to tear up from More...

By Erin Simon On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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5’5″ Astros Player Leaps in Air to Hit High Fastball (Video)

The Astros’ Jose Altuve, standing 5-foot-5, tried to hit a high fastball by leaping up at the pitch. Hey, you gotta do what you gotta do! Source: Gifulmation  More...

By Erin Simon On Sunday, September 21st, 2014
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Bautista Fakes Tossing Yankees Fans Ball (Video)

At the end of an inning, Jose Bautista pranked Yankees fans, who were sitting behind him, by pretending to throw a ball into the  bleachers. Following the prank, Bautista did throw a ball into the stands, however, More...

By Erin Simon On Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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Derek Jeter Surprises Fans in Gatorades Farewell Video

Gatorade has created a great and heartfelt 90-second farewell video for Derek Jeter. In the video, Jeter says hello to various fans while he walks to Yankee Stadium. A Gatorade rep even said that Jeter worked with More...

By Erin Simon On Sunday, September 14th, 2014
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Pirates Make Triple Play Under 6 Seconds (Video)

The Pirates had an around-the-horn triple play during their game against the Chicago Cubs. According to NBCSports, it was the first triple play for the Pirates since 2009. Xfinity Sports went described it as a More...

By Belal Abdel On Monday, September 1st, 2014
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Japanese Pitchers Throw 50-Inning, Four Day Complete Game

Talk about dedication (or insanity). Two Japanese high school baseball teams battled in what had to be the most intense extra innings game of all-time during the 59th National High School Rubber Baseball Tournament. More...



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