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White Sox’ Number One Pick Integral To Team’s Future

The MLB first year player draft gets underway Thursday with the first round and the White Sox are right up near the top of the draft board picking third overall.  It has been a rarity for the White Sox organization to be picking this high.  In fact this is the first time the Sox will have a top ten pick since 2008 when they took Gordon Beckham eighth overall. While the MLB draft...
Via Grab Some Bench
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gene Stephenson among 7 college baseball HOFers

Former Wichita State coach Gene Stephenson, whose 1,837 wins rank him third in college baseball history, was one of seven selected for induction into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame. Stephenson, whose brother Phil was inducted in 2007, won a national title in 1989 and built Wichita State's program into a perennial NCAA tournament contender in his 36 seasons. Former...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Real Madrid books spot in Copa semis

Real Madrid beat 10-man Espanyol 1-0 at home Tuesday to advance to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey with a 2-0 aggregate score. Having won the first leg 1-0 in Barcelona, Madrid entered the match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium already in control and quickly sealed its place in the semifinals when Jese Rodriguez scored in the seventh minute. The young forward continued to win...
Via Fox Soccer
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox 1994 Season – What Could Have Been?

Chicago White Sox 1994 Season at a glance. It was about this time 20 years ago that White Sox fans were excited for the next season. There weren’t “hopes” of a great season because everyone knew the White Sox had something going into 1994. They had just lost the American League Championship Series in 6 games to the World Series Champions, a veteran Toronto Blue Jays. The Lineup...
Via Sports Mockery
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Florida to premiere 'Inside the Marlins: Cuban Baseball'

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, FOX Sports Florida will premiere this years second installment of Inside the Marlins upon the conclusion of the Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies game.Hosted and produced by Frank Forte, this episode features the contributions, past and present, of Cuban and Cuban-American baseball players to Major League Baseball and the Marlins...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Florida to premiere 'Inside the Marlins: Cuban Baseball'

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. On Tuesday, May 21, 2013, FOX Sports Florida will premiere this years second installment of Inside the Marlins upon the conclusion of the Miami Marlins vs. Philadelphia Phillies game.Hosted and produced by Frank Forte, this episode features the contributions, past and present, of Cuban and Cuban-American baseball players to Major League Baseball and the Marlins...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Have A Day, Jose Fernandez

As spring training gave way to the regular season, the Marlins turned some heads when they announced that Jose Fernandez had made the team. No, not just made the team, but that he wasn’t even an injury replacement for Henderson Alvarez or Nathan Eovaldi — he was here to stay. Yesterday, he made his debut, and he made quite an impact. The debut was arguably one of the best for...
Via Fangraphs
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Do Cuban Pitchers Cause Attendance Spikes in Miami?

When the Marlins announced their opening day rotation, there was one shocking last minute addition: 20-year-old Jose Fernandez. One of the top pitching prospects in baseball, there had been no talk about carrying him on the Opening Day roster, and he was one of the Marlins first cuts earlier in spring training. While he’s an intriguing talent, he also hasn’t yet pitched above...
Via Fangraphs
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: Mike LaValliere, Catching up with Spanky

Mike LaValliere was never the sexiest catcher in baseball. He didn’t make any All-Star teams and in parts of 12 big-league seasons [1984-1995] hit just 18 home runs. Nicknamed “Spanky” he ran like he was carrying a piano on his back. But he was a damn fine backstop. The Pirates went to the playoffs in 1990, 1991 and 1992, and LaValliere was their primary catcher all three...
Via Fangraphs
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Real Madrid, Di Maria thump LA Galaxy

Real Madrid scored early and often in outclassing the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday, opening a four-game US exhibition tour with a 5-1 victory over Major League Soccer's champion. Angel Di Maria set up Gonzalo Higuain's opener after just 85 seconds and made it 2-0 nine minutes later for the Spanish champions, who added goals through Jose Maria Callejon in the 36th minute...
Via Fox Soccer
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Real Madrid outclasses Galaxy in 5-1 win

Real Madrid scored early and often in outclassing the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday night, opening a four-game U.S. exhibition tour with a 5-1 victory over Major League Soccer's champion. Angel Di Maria assisted on Gonzalo Higuain's opener after just 85 seconds and made it 2-0 nine minutes later for the Spanish champions, who added goals through Jose Maria Callejon in the...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo Leads Real Madrid At The Linc

On August 11th, Real Madrid will play against Celtic FC at Lincoln Financial Field in South Philadelphia.  Today, Real Madrid has announced its 25 man travel roster for the Herbalife World Football Challenge.   Their star studded roster is after the jump: Real Madrid Herbalife World Football Challenge 2012 Roster  GOALKEEPER (3) – Iker Casillas, Antonio Adán, Jesus...
Via Buzz On Broad
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

WWE RAW Live Event Results From Seville, Spain (6/7/2012)

Thanks to WrestleChat reader Alex Fernandez for sending in the following results: WWE RAW WORLD TOUR SEVILLE  1.- Dolph Ziggler w/ Vickie Guerrero Vs Zack Ryder Winner: Zack Ryder via Rough Ryder.  2.- Alex Riley Vs Curt Hawkins Winner: Alex Riley via TKO.  3.- LAYLA Vs BETH PHOENIX WWE Divas Championship Winner: Layla via Neckbreaker.  4.- MASON RYAN Vs MICHAEL McGILLICUTTY...
Via Wrestlechat.net
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ramirez homers, Marlins beat Miami Hurricanes 7-6

Hanley Ramirez hit the first home run for the Miami Marlins in their new ballpark Tuesday night, and their split squad beat the University of Miami Hurricanes 7-6. Ramirez homered into the first row of the right-field seats off Alexander Fernandez, the son of former Marlins pitcher Alex Fernandez. The spring training game was the first of four in the ballpark for the Marlins. ...
Via AP on Fox
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Ramirez's homer in new ballpark propels win

MIAMI (AP) -- Hanley Ramirez hit the first home run for the Miami Marlins in their new ballpark Tuesday night, and their split squad beat the University of Miami Hurricanes 7-6. Ramirez homered into the first row of the right-field seats off Alexander Fernandez, the son of former Marlins pitcher Alex Fernandez. The spring training game was the first of four in the ballpark for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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