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LaRoche has familiar feeling in camp with White Sox

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Adam LaRoche grew up around old Comiskey Park, when his father Dave was the Chicago White Sox bullpen coach and Robin Ventura, Harold Baines and Bobby Thigpen were early in their playing careers. A quarter-century later, LaRoche arrives on the South Side as the oldest player on the team at 35. Baines and Thigpen are on the coaching staff and Ventura is his manager...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Sox 99 – September Hot Streak

The Red Sox continued as one of the hottest teams in baseball as September unfolded. They first took 2 of 3 from Cleveland, owner of the best record in the majors. In a battle of hot-hitting clubs, the Tribe prevailed in the first constest 11-7 before over 43,000 at Jacobs Field. The home squad went up 8-1, but had to hang on as Boston continued to pound the ball. Starter Tim Wakefield...
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October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: August 27, 1999

The Indians take out some insurance, picking up DH Harold Baines from the Orioles for pitcher Juan Aracena and a player to be named. Baines would appear in 28 games hitting .271 with a homer and 22 runs batted in.
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

OTD: Harold Baines Final Blast Off

Harold Baines hit is 384th career home run 14 years ago, which turned out to be his final one. Luckily for Chicago fans it came in a White Sox uniform. The first pick of the 1977 amateur draft, Baines was a great hitter for the Chicago White Sox and gave them 14 of his 22 years in baseball, including his final one in 2001. The left-handed hitter had his number 3 retired in 1989...
Via Sports Mockery
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Top 20 Moments in Jacobs Field History: Indians Clinch First Division In 41 Years

The 2014 season will mark 20 years of baseball at Progressive (ie Jacobs) Field. It’s been a relatively short history (although with the stadium building boom in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Progressive Field is the 13th oldest facility in the majors). Did the Tribe Win Last Night has compiled a list of the 20 most memorable moments in the field’s history. We’ll count...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 30, 1989

1989: The Royals collected seven singles in a five-run third inning, and cruised to a 6-3 win over the White Sox at Comiskey Park in Chicago.The White Sox actually grabbed a 2-0 lead in the first inning against Royals starter Charlie Leibrandt. With one out, Fred Manrique singled. Harold Baines doubled to drive in the first run, and one out later, Carlton Fisk singled to score Baines...
Via Pine Tar Press
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History: April 2, 1998

1998: Baltimore scored four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a comeback, walkoff 4-3 win over the Royals at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Jeff Montgomery  surrendered a home run to Harold Baines leading off the ninth, cutting Kansas City’s lead to 3-1. One out later, Montgomery walked Cal Ripken. He retired B.J. Surhoff on a fly ball to left, but could not get the third out...
Via Pine Tar Press
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

White Sox mascot race features broadcasters including Hawk Harrelson

There will be a new mascot race in Major League Baseball this season, and here at Awful Announcing, we couldn’t be more thrilled about the competitors. Here's a good one. The new sausage race dashers at Sox games: pic.twitter.com/iuCETuNS3o — Danny Ecker (@DannyEcker) March 26, 2014 During a stadium tour on Wednesday, the Chicago White Sox revealed that they will race mascots...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Home Cooking the Oriole Way

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images North America When you think of Baltimore cooking your mind probably goes right to crab cakes or some other delicious blue crab inspired recipe.  Those of us that grew up around the Chesapeake were taught to pick crabs at a very young age.  As it sits right now Orioles 2014 roster is going to feature two players that were likely issued their first...
Via TopSportsReport
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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