“El Presidente” Latest to be Honored with a Hall of Fame Nod

It has been a good start to the year for former Cleveland Indians players being inducted into various Halls of Fame, even though none was selected for baseball’s top honor in Cooperstown as part of the National Baseball Hall of Fame class of 2016 Dennis Martinez became the latest former Tribesman to earn an induction when it was announced on Tuesday that he was part of a six-member...
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Blue Jays PR Guru Starkman Among Latest Canadian Ball Hall Inductees

Howard Starkman is an unsung baseball hero, a public-relations guru, one of those anonymous types, one of those behind-the-scenes guys, who helped make the Blue Jays the organization they are today. Starkman, now semi-retired but still doing consulting work for the organization, remembers like it was yesterday how the name Blue Jays came into existence. “My first project was the...
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QUIZ: Name every AL Cy Young winner since 1991

How many of the last 25 AL Cy Young Award winners can you name?
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' last postseason appearance was in a different era

It may not have been obvious at the time, but when Joe Carter's home run sailed over the wall to win the 1993 World Series for Toronto, a distinct era in baseball history came to an end. That was the last postseason before the wild card, as well as the last before a labor dispute wiped out the World Series the following year. Later in the 1990s, interleague play was introduced, and...
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October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays' Stroman sharp in hitless rehab start

It seems as though Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman is anxious to return to the team.Making his second rehab start with the Single-A Lansing Lugnuts, Stroman tossed 4 2/3 hitless innings, striking out seven and walking just one.“He looked sharp,” Jays special assistant Pat Hentgen told the Toronto Star. “His pitches had good finish. His breaking ball was fooling guys...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet Michigan State Rower Taylor Hentgen

May was a big month for Michigan State women’s rowing as their “novice eight” took home the bronze medal in the Big 10 rowing championships. Sure, it sucks to lose to Ohio State and Wisconsin, but they do have some bragging rights on their team considering they were the lone Spartans to medal. Novice Eight medals at #B1GRow Championships: (complete recap, standings) http...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 5, 2000

2000: Mike Sweeney’s two-run double was the key blow in a four-run sixth inning, which was the key inning in the Royals’ 7-4 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Royals built a 3-1 lead through the first five innings. Kansas City scored first, against Cardinals starter Pat Hentgen in the second inning. Carlos Beltran walked to start the inning. Joe Randa...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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