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Pro Ball No Intimidation for Justus Sheffield

A year ago, Justus Sheffield was a senior in high school, getting ready to turn the page toward his life beyond high school. Baseball was in his family (although him being the nephew of Gary Sheffield is a myth, his dad still played baseball in college and his mom played softball). He had played football and basketball in high school but decided baseball was going to be the sport...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Slimmed Down Baez Needs to Reinvent His Swing

Of all the Chicago Cubs highly touted prospects, perhaps none has a higher ceiling than Javier Baez. That’s what made his disastrous major league debut so disheartening. Baez possesses bat speed that only Gary Sheffield can understand and when he makes contact it can be awe inspiring. Major Contact Issues The problem is Baez rarely made contact in 2014 once he was called up to...
Via Sports Mockery
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins to host 2017 MLB All-Star Game

MIAMI (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made it official Friday -- the Miami Marlins will host the 2017 All-Star Game. Manfred's announcement came at a news conference at Marlins Park. Among those attending were Gov. Rick Scott, team owner Jeffrey Loria and a handful of current and former players who have been All-Stars, including Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez and Gary...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins to host 2017 MLB All-Star Game

MIAMI (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made it official Friday -- the Miami Marlins will host the 2017 All-Star Game. Manfred's announcement came at a news conference at Marlins Park. Among those attending were Gov. Rick Scott, team owner Jeffrey Loria and a handful of current and former players who have been All-Stars, including Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez and Gary...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB officially awards 2017 All-Star Game to Miami

MIAMI -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made it official Friday - the Miami Marlins will host the 2017 All-Star Game. Manfred's announcement came at a news conference at Marlins Park. Among those attending were Florida Gov. Rick Scott, team owner Jeffrey Loria and a handful of current and former players, including Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez, Gary Sheffield and Mike Lowell...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

It's official - All-Star Game to be played in Miami in 2017

MIAMI (AP) Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made it official Friday - the Miami Marlins will host the 2017 All-Star Game. Manfred's announcement came at a news conference at Marlins Park. Among those attending were Florida Gov. Rick Scott, team owner Jeffrey Loria and a handful of current and former players, including Giancarlo Stanton, Jose Fernandez, Gary Sheffield and Mike Lowell...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres to Host MLB Mid-Summer Classic in 2016

It’s been almost 23 years since the phrase “All-Star Game” was said with any legitimate purpose in San Diego, but you can never be too late when it comes to that sort of thing. The San Diego Padres and Major League Baseball officially announced this morning that the All-Star Game would be hosted at Petco Park in 2016. Now that’s a refreshing change of pace. The Padres haven’t...
Via Friarhood
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Correction: Indians-Prospect Arrested story

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) In a story Jan. 13 about the arrest of Cleveland Indians minor-league pitcher Justus Sheffield, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he was the nephew of former All-Star outfielder Gary Sheffield. Justus Sheffield and Gary Sheffield aren't related. A corrected version of the story is below: Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Justus Sheffield arrested...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians first-round draft pick Sheffield arrested in Tennessee

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. -- Cleveland Indians minor league pitcher and recent first-round draft pick Justus Sheffield has been arrested on charges of aggravated burglary and violating the drinking-age law. He is the nephew of former All-Star outfielder Gary Sheffield. The arrest warrant provided by the Coffee County General Sessions Court says the 18-year-old Sheffield entered a residence...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Justus Sheffield arrested

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) Cleveland Indians minor league pitcher and recent first-round draft pick Justus Sheffield has been arrested on charges of aggravated burglary and violating the drinking-age law. He is the nephew of former All-Star outfielder Gary Sheffield. The arrest warrant provided by the Coffee County General Sessions Court says the 18-year-old Sheffield entered a residence...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

On the 2015 Baseball Hall Of Fame Election

The Stephen Drew re-signing seems to be hanging over all our heads like a loose brick (Why, Brian? Why?) Until the Yankees actually confirm it, I'm not going to believe it. I'm going to focus, instead, on yesterday's Hall Of Fame announcement.Congratulations to the inductees: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and my birthday brother, Craig Biggio.  Eight former Yankees...
Via Lady At The Bat
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets On The 2015 HOF Ballot

On the Hall Of Fame ballot this year, there are seven players that at one point in their careers played for the New York Mets. This piece will look at each player and their chances to be elected into the Hall this year. Pedro Martinez, RHP Dodgers, Expos, Red Sox, Mets, Phillies Career Stats (1992-2009) 219-100, 2.93 ERA, 46/17 CG/SHO, 2827.1 IP, 3154 K, 1.054 WHIP, 86.0 WAR Best...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

A Process Of Elimination: My 2015 Baseball Hall Of Fame Ballot

It is time once again for the Baseball Hall of Fame election process to take over baseball’s airwaves. And while the process over determining inductees has turned away simply from on-field evaluations to a mixture between old-fashioned baseball card stats and an assimilation of a morality based war on “baseball crimes”, the voting game has never been more convoluted. For the...
Via i70baseball
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should Get In the Baseball Hall of Fame

Next Tuesday, January 6 at 2 p.m. eastern, we will find which former big league players will receive an invitation to be inducted into to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I have already detailed some of the players who will have a hard time getting into Cooperstown in 2015. The biggest question on everyone’s mind is, who are the players that will be inducted into the 2015 class? Three...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Hall of Fame, Who Should Get In and Who Will be Snubbed Part 2

Next Tuesday, January 6 at 2 p.m. eastern, we will find which former big league players will receive an invitation to be inducted into to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I have already detailed some of the players who will have a hard time getting into Cooperstown in 2015. The biggest question on everyone’s mind is, who are the players that will be inducted into the 2015 class? Three...
Via Baseball Essential
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Gary Sheffield a Hall of Famer?

“I am sure it will be mentioned and debated but from my standpoint I know who is in the Hall of Fame,” Gary Sheffield told The New York Post following his retirement in 2011. “A lot of them don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. If someone wants to debate me, check the stats.” As we head into the stretch run of the 2015 Hall of Fame season, I think it is pretty safe to say that...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

The Struggles of Selecting Hall of Famers

Year after year, the hall of fame election draws all sorts of debate and discussion.  The rules are terrible.  Someone sells their ballot to Deadspin.  Players who everyone thinks should be in are left out.  PEDs are discussed again.  It’s really a terrible time when it should be a great one. The Internet Baseball Writers Association of America holds a concurrent election...
Via World Series Dreaming
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 Hall of Fame Ballot Features 17 New Names

The 2015 Hall of Fame ballot was released today featuring 34 players, including 17 holdovers and 17 newcomers. Voting results will be announced on January 6. The new candidates on the ballot include Cy Young Award winners Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, along with sluggers Carlos Delgado and Gary Sheffield, two-time batting champion Nomar Garciaparra and closer Troy...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rain Pushes ALCS Game 3 to Tuesday on TBS; Eliminates Off-Day

Rain in Kansas City has washed out Monday’s Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The game will be aired Tuesday at 8 p.m. on TBS which would have been Game 4′s timeslot anyway. With the rainout, it means that the off-day that was scheduled for Thursday, will be occupied by Game 5 of the series, if necessary. Games 6 and 7 scheduled for Friday and Saturday remain...
Via Fang's Bites
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Your MLB League Championship Series Announcing Schedule

American League Championship Series: Baltimore Orioles vs Kansas City Royals Turner: Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling, Cal Ripken; Reporter: Matt Winer Turner Pregame: Casey Stein, Pedro Martinez, Gary Sheffield MLB International: Gary Thorne, Rick Sutcliffe ESPN Radio: Jon Sciambi, Chris Singleton Live Streaming: MLB.com, TBS.com Series Schedule: Game 1: Fri., October 10, at Orioles...
Via Awful Announcing
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

AA Q&A: Casey Stern on taking over for Olbermann and getting cigars from Gary Sheffield

You may have noticed a new face on TBS Tuesday. No, it wasn’t endless promos for American Dad or various other new Turner series, but that of Casey Stern. He replaces Keith Olbermann as the network’s new host for their half of the Major League Baseball postseason. The 35-year-old is actually a veteran of the old ESPN series Dream Job, but he’s spent most of his career on...
Via Awful Announcing
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

TBS Jumps Into the American League Division Series Today

The MLB Postseason has begun and it means Day 1 of the American League Division Series. TBS will air the Baltimore-Detroit series and the Anaheim-Kansas City series. Brian Anderson, Dennis Eckersley and Joe Simpson call O’s-Tigers from the start all the way through the conclusion. Jaime Maggio will be the on-field reporter. Ernie Johnson, Ron Darling and Cal Ripken will be on the...
Via Fang's Bites
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

TBS’ MLB Broadcasters Spoof Classic ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ For Promo Video

Your browser does not support iframes. TBS, which will air the AL postseason, while FOX has the NL postseason, had its broadcasters,Ron Darling, Pedro Martinez, Cal Ripken, Gary Sheffield and Ernie Johnson, spoof the classic ‘Boom Goes the Dyanmite’ video from 2005, that has over 8 million views. The post TBS’ MLB Broadcasters Spoof Classic ‘Boom Goes The Dynamite’ For...
Via Diehardsport
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TBS MLB talking heads do promo inspired by ‘Boom Goes the Dynamite’ (video)

Brian Collins may be one of the biggest sports-related celebrities of the Viral Video Age. The former Ball State University sports anchor became an Internet legend when footage of his incredibly awkward, highly amusing and comically inept debut broadcast surfaced. Collins apparently had no idea he would be filling in for the regular guy, who […] The post TBS MLB talking heads...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

TBS' MLB broadcasters spoof 'Boom Goes the Dynamite' in new promo

If you're a sports fan who has ever had an Internet connection, you've seen the infamous "Boom Goes the Dynamite" video from 2005. In the trainwreck sports report, Ball State University student Brian Collins, struggles (to put it kindly) to get through the day's highlights. However, Collins became an online superstar and a new phrase was born into the sports lexicon. With the Major...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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