Dodgers Trying To Find A Winning Formula

As I drove through the Arizona desert, my mind began to drift towards what kind of lineup the Dodgers may put together; not just during my visit in spring training, but also when they take the field; against the revamped San Diego Padres, on April 6th. There were marquee subtractions in Matt Kemp, Hanley Ramirez, and Dee Gordon, but in return the Dodgers would replace them with...
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Interactive acronym quiz

Brett Smiley at Fox Sports has a fun interactive quiz — Distinguish sabermetrics terms from military acronyms. I expect everyone to get them all right. Take Quiz Related Posts: Game Chatter 3/31/14: Dillon Gee vs. Stephen Strasburg Mets Card of the Week: 1991 Julio Valera Sabermetrics in the booth Mets Card of the Week: 2012 Lastings Milledge Mets Card of the Week: 1995 Brett Butler
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All-Time Indians: Mel Hall

Name: Melvin Hall Position: Left Field Tribe Time: 1984-1988 Number: 27     DOB: 09/16/1960 Stats G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS OBP SLG AVG Best Season (1986) 140 442 68 131 29 2 18 77 33 65 6 2 .346 .493 .296 Career 538 1765 244 498 101 8 49 266 124 250 19 11 .328 .432 .282 Mel Hall was originally drafted by the Chicago Cubs at the age of 17 in 1978. A second round pick, Hall...
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'Inside the Marlins: Against The Odds - Brett Butler' premieres Sept. 21

MIAMI -- On Sunday, Sept. 21 at 4:30 p.m., FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home of the Miami Marlins, will debut a new episode of "Inside the Marlins" upon conclusion of the Marlins vs. Washington Nationals game. Titled "Against The Odds," this episode provides an all-access look at the baseball career and life of Marlins third base coach Brett Butler. Hosted by Allison...
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September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: August 28, 1983

The Indians trade pitcher Len Barker to the Braves for Rick Behenna, cash, and two players to be named later. The two turn out to be outfielder Brett Butler and third baseman Brook Jacoby.
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Marlins show early-season spirit in comeback win over Nationals

MIAMI -- Believe. That's what Miami Marlins third-base coach Brett Butler told players in the dugout during the seventh inning of Monday night's critical series opener against the Washington Nationals. What else is there to say to a club down by six runs to the division leader during a pivotal stretch leading up to the trade deadline? Or when statistics show just a 2.9 percent chance...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–July 11, 1985

1985: George Brett’s home run in the first inning was the only run of the game as Danny Jackson pitched magnificently, and the Royals took a 1-0 victory over the Indians at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland.Brett homered off Indians starter Vern Ruhle with two outs in the first. Ruhle pitched a complete game, holding the Royals to five hits and a walk while striking out four.Jackson...
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July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians All Time Defensive Team

In a little twist on the top ten list, this All-Time Indians article isn't the top ten at one particular thing. Instead, it is the top one player at ten different positions. Of course, there aren't ten defensive positions in baseball, so, in addition to the normal nine, a bonus player will be included as utility man. For the regular positions, there is a minimum of 400 games played...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Time Indians: Brett Butler

Name: Brett Morgan Butler     Position: Center Field       Tribe Time: 1984-1987           Number: 2             ...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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