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Brooklyn Nets finish February as winners

How do you ensure you'll be nine games under .500 heading into March? Just don't go on any hot streaks.  The 24-33 Brooklyn Nets have gotten quite good at that, as noted by Andy Vasquez of the Bergen Record. At the very least, the Nets are playing better of late. They're coming off an impressive win in Dallas over the Mavericks, they recently destroyed the Denver Nuggets on the...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Hernandez Stars in Caribbean Opener, Kennelly Going to Finals

A recap of recent winter ball action for Pittsburgh Pirates players, as action begins to wind down in all the leagues. As of Feb 1st, all that remained were the finals of the Latin American Series, the finals in the Australian Baseball League and the entire Caribbean Series. In the tiebreaker game in Panama, Colombia took on Nicaragua, with the winner going on to face the host country...
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Valle Returns to Action, Kennelly Helps Perth Clinch Playoff Spot

On Wednesday night in Mexico, catcher Sebastian Valle returned to action with his new team. He was drafted by Jalisco for the finals on Tuesday. In his first game back, he went 1-for-4 with a single and run scored, as his team lost by an 11-8 score. In the Dominican, Mel Rojas Jr. went 1-for-3 with a run scored in his team’s 5-1 win. The Gigantes took a 3-2 lead in the best-of...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Two Big Games From Andy Vasquez, Rojas and Garcia Return to Action

It was a slow Monday night in winter ball, although we do have some late news from Sunday night that didn’t get into Monday’s article. In Colombia, Andy Vasquez homered and drove in five runs in his team’s win. In the first two games, he is 4-for-9 with two homers and eight RBIs. His team took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series. In Venezuela on Monday, Wilfredo Boscan pitched...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates Re-Sign Andy Vasquez

One of the longest tenured Pittsburgh Pirates players has returned to the organization as a minor league free agent. Andy Vasquez, who signed as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2006, will return for his ninth season in the farm system. He spent the 2014 season with Altoona, where he hit .268/.304/.463 in 96 games, seeing time at six different positions. Vasquez...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Basketball Twitter List

  Here at the Fix, we are dedicated to giving you the best possible information in the clearest concise way possible, so in accordance with our in depth articles every night, we want to supply you all with a great NBA Twitter list to make for your Tweet Deck, or if you don’t have Tweet Deck, just give all these good folks a follow. We get our NBA injury news straight from them...
Via The Fantasy Fix
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Willy Garcia Picks Up Two Hits in First Start

Both Sunday and Monday were quiet days in the winter leagues, with just two games played Monday and Sunday had a game postponed, plus two teams with Pirates players were scheduled off. On to the little bit of action to cover and we start with a missed at-bat from Saturday in the Dominican. Andy Vasquez struck out as a pinch-hitter late in the game for Toros del Este. It was his first...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Winter Leagues: Dominican League Opened Season on Thursday Night

Two days worth of recaps as Wednesday was a slow night in winter ball and Thursday was the start of the Dominican Winter League. In Mexico on Wednesday night, Stetson Allie went 1-for-3 with an RBI double and a walk. The double was his second of the season and he has hits in each of his first five games. On the downside, Allie committed his second error and he struck out twice, giving...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets' Deron Williams will have MRI and possible offseason surgery

The Brooklyn Nets lost to the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on Wednesday by the score of 96-94. The loss ended the season for the Nets after a 44-win regular season and first round playoff upset over the Toronto Raptors. Nets' guard Deron Williams had 17 points, four rebounds and four assists in the loss despite playing on ankles that have been less...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets' Shaun Livingston misses practice but will be ready for Game 3

The Brooklyn Nets enter Game 3 of their first round Eastern Conference playoff game against the Toronto Raptors tied at 1-1. The Nets lost Game 2 by the score of 100-95, but still have home court advantage. They have a chance to take control of the series with the next two games at home. There was some concern when point guard Shaun Livingston missed practice on Thursday due...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets' Kevin Garnett out next three games before being re-evaluated

The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Phoenix Suns on Monday by the score of 108-95. The win improved the Nets to 34-31 on the season, second in the Atlantic Division. The Nets had an impressive victory despite the absence of forward Kevin Garnett, who has missed the last eight games with a back injury. The Nets will be without their veteran forward again on Wednesday against the...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets Escape from Utah with a 103-99 Win

Just hours after the Brooklyn Nets acquired Sacramento Kings guard Marcus Thornton in exchange for Reggie Evans and Jason Terry, they arrived in Salt Lake City to take on the Utah Jazz, who were a lowly 19-33 coming off of the All-Star break. Brooklyn had the opportunity to move into the Eastern Conference's fifth playoff seeding position with a win.Deron Williams met boos from...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets' shooting guard Joe Johnson out versus 76ers

The Brooklyn Nets lost to the Indiana Pacers on Saturday by the score of 97-96. The loss was their third consecutive to drop to 20-25, second place in the Atlantic Division. The Nets will have to try to end their losing streak tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers without the services of shooting guard Joe Johnson.Stegas4  via Wikimedia CommonsAndy Vasquez,  Brooklyn Nets reporter...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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