How do you celebrate a 'balk-off' win?

One of life's greater questions, which we rarely get a chance to analyze due to the rare nature of the exciting event, is what is the proper reaction after winning a baseball game by virtue of a balk? It happened Wednesday when the Indians scored a victory -- and series sweep -- over the Tigers when Al Albuquerque was called for a balk with a runner on third in the 13th inning...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by Microsoft Longhorn

Iowa Diory Hernandez went 1-5. Who is Diory Hernandez? Exactly.  Smokies Jae Hoon Ha was 2-3 with a BB and has really been on a hot streak for the last few weeks. Ha also gunned down a runner at the plate.  Junior Lake went 2-4 and is hitting .286. Trey McNutt pitched a clean inning out of the bullpen. I wonder if we will see him in September.  Daytona No Game Peoria Tim Saunders...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

MLB Preview: Houston Astros

2011 RecapLast season was, by any measure, a disappointing year for the Astros. The team dealt Hunter Pence to the Phillies, and Michael Bourn was sent to Atlanta as the team stumbled to a franchise-worst 56-106 record. Carlos Lee (.275 BA, 18 HR, 94 RBI) was solid last season, and prospects like left fielder J.D. Martinez (.274 BA, 5 HR, 34 RBI) and first baseman Brett Wallace ...
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March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Mets top prospect Martinez reports

Among the position players who reported to camp early Thursday were infielders Scott Moore, Joe Thurston and Diory Hernandez and outfielders Jason Bourgeois and Fernando Martinez, a former top prospect with the Mets.
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February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Astros ink Hernandez to minor league deal

The Houston Astros have signed infielder Diory Hernandez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Astros ink infielder Hernandez to Minors deal

The Astros have agreed to terms on a Minor League contract with infielder Diory Hernandez, interim general manager Dave Gottfried announced Friday.
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Offseason Notes for November 10th

Today’s edition of Offseason Notes was written by two Mark Twains. Table of Contents Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes. 1. Assorted Headlines 2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Dominican Winter League 3. Prospecting: Baseball America’s Top 10 List for Washington Assorted Headlines All the nerd that’s fit to you-know-what. (Matt) Young Signs with Detroit...
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November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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