Found September 23, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
Following some legal wrangling, suspended San Francisco Giants juicehead Melky Cabrera had his request to be disqualified as the National League batting champion granted on Friday. “Leche,” who has compiled 69 homers, 417 RBI and 995 hits with a .284 … Continue reading →
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