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Larkin enjoys return to Lake County

Shaun Larkin is a former Cleveland Indians minor league player who played for the Low-A Lake County Captains several years ago and this season returned to them as their hitting coach. He has had an interesting career starting with his playing career which spanned from 2002-2007 and his coaching career that began in 2007. He has continued coaching at several stops before reuniting...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kid Impresses Girl With Smooth Foul Ball Trick At Rangers Game

Your browser does not support iframes. Gentlemen, take note. This young fan at Saturday’s Texas Rangers-Toronto Blue Jays game earned some major points with this girl for his ingenious trick. After receiving a foul ball from Toronto third base coach Luis Rivera, the kid, who already had a ball in his glove, put a smile on the face of a girl sitting behind him by pulling a switcheroo–keeping...
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

This kid at the Rangers' game is the swaggiest player in the game

This is the best baseball fan video that I've seen in a long time. There are so many elements to this quick little video clip that it absolutely needs to be broken down.On Saturday night during the game between the Blue Jays and Rangers a kid sitting along the third base line caught a game ball flipped to him by Jays third base coach Luis Rivera. The quick thinking kid spun around...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Smooth little kid charms group of lady fans with foul ball switcheroo (VIDEO)

A quick thinking little kid with Clooney-sized charm — who was handed a game ball at Globe Life Park at Arlington during the Rangers-Blue Jays game on Saturday night — already knows how to impress the ladies.Too bad what must have seemed like the most charming gesture to a group of pretty older women sitting behind the young guy — after he takes the prized souvenir he got from...
Via The Other Paper
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Appoint Luis Rivera B-Mets Hitting Coach

The Binghamton Mets announced that former B-Met player, Luis Rivera will become the teams new hitting coach for the 2014 season. Rivera is replacing longtime B-Met coach Luis Natera, who was added on... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays coaches Murphy, Mottola won't return

The Toronto Blue Jays say hitting coach Chad Mottola and first base coach Dwayne Murphy won't return next season. The team said Monday that Murphy was retiring as a major league coach. Bench coach DeMarlo Hale, pitching coach Pete Walker, third base coach Luis Rivera and bullpen coach Pat Hentgen will be back in their current roles. Mottola began his coaching career in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets Announce Arizona Fall League Players

As per Adam Rubin… The Mets will send right-handers Chasen Bradford and Hansel Robles, catcher Cam Maron, infielder Aderlin Rodriguez and outfielder Cory Vaughn to the Arizona Fall League along with two additional pitchers named later. The group will play for the Scottsdale Scorpions along with prospects from the Braves, Giants, Pirates and Yankees. Luis Rivera from the Mets will...
Via MetsMinor.net
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Jays' Lawrie apologizes for outburst

Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie apologized to his teammates before Monday's game against Atlanta, one day after an angry blowup on the field and in the dugout. Lawrie was seen yelling at designated hitter Adam Lind and third base coach Luis Rivera after Lind didn't try to score from third on Lawrie's flyball to right in the ninth inning of Sunday's game against...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cuba tops Japan to win Group A

Alfredo Despaigne hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping Cuba defeat two-time defending champion Japan 6-3 Wednesday to finish first in Group A of the World Baseball Classic. Despaigne's home run off reliever Takeru Imamura at Fukuoka Dome gave Cuba a 6-0 lead. Cuba set up a second-round showdown with Group B runner-up the Netherlands on Friday. Japan, which scored...
Via Fox Sports
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays add to coaching staff

The Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday the hiring of bench coach DeMarlo Hale and Chad Mottola as their new hitting coach. Hale left his job as the Baltimore Orioles third base coach to join Toronto. Mottola, the fifth pick in the 1992 draft, played 16 seasons in the minors before working his way up the Blue Jays' minor league coaching chain. He was the hitting coach for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Hale leaves Os to become Blue Jays' bench coach

DeMarlo Hale is leaving the Baltimore Orioles to become bench coach for new Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons. Hale spent one year with Baltimore after six seasons with the Boston Red Sox, where he served as third base coach from 2006-09 followed by two years as bench coach. He was Texas' first base and outfielder coach from 2002-05. Toronto also said Monday that Pete...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Night of the Olympians weigh-in results & photos

The 12 fighters who will compete on “Night of the Olympians” on Friday, Nov. 9 on a special edition of ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) made weight on their first attempts Thursday at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. In the ShoBox 10-round main event, unbeaten featherweight contender and 2008 United States...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Five US Olympians win pro debuts

Three-time Olympic boxer Rau'shee Warren and four teammates from the US men's team in London all won their professional debuts Friday night. Dominic Breazeale, Marcus Browne, Errol Spence Jr. and Terrell Gausha also triumphed at the Fantasy Springs casino outside Palm Springs. Warren won a unanimous decision over Luis Rivera despite losing a point for a debatable knockdown...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Chivas USA partners with the Boy Scouts of America

On January 12, at the Major League Soccer SuperDraft in Kansas City, the top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada, announced an alliance with the Boy Scouts of America, providing avenues for the league to support the BSA’s youth-focused program of athleticism, character and leadership.  Scouts across the nation in MLS markets are already receiving...
Via 90Soccer
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

MMO Exclusive Interview: Mets Outfield Prospect Tillman Pugh

As 22-year-old Tillman Pugh prepares for his third season as a minor leaguer in the Mets farm system. He is working hard with the realization of just how important this season will be for him. This is the year he will get the opportunity to open the season in a long season league. He should be the starting centerfielder for the Savannah Sand Gnats. He will have the opportunity...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 13, 2011  |  Discuss
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