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Rafael Betancourt Remembers The Last Man He Hit

I told Rafael Betancourt that he hadn’t hit a batter in 10,307 batters faced. He laughed, and said nobody had ever told him that before. “I remember it. It was Marcus Thames. Funny thing was? It was an 0-2 count,” the Rockies reliever said. When I asked if it was the last time he ever […]
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees' Christmas dream: A batting coach

Twuz the night before Christmas And all through the house that Ruth built,Not a scapegoat was willing To have his reputation as a coach kill't. The job application forms were hungOutside Cashman's office with care,But considering Tex, McCann, Beltran and the rest,Nobody, not even Marcus Thames, would soon be there.The Yankees' pursuit of a batting coach is the most underwhelming...
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December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future Is So Bright You Need Flip-Downs

Holy cow! The YES site has an exciting story about how great our prospects are doing in the Mexican Winter League. Luis Niebla has started a game--one--and his ERA is 2.35! Yowee. Reliever Giovanny Gallegos has appeared twice and not allowed a hit or a walk! Look out, D-Rob. And Jose Augusto Figueroa has been in three games and has a hit! A real, live hit! Man. This is going...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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