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Beaten Giants fan says he wants to walk normally

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) The San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being beaten by two Dodger fans says he is happy to be alive and wants to learn to walk and run normally again. Bryan Stow spoke to ESPN on Tuesday from his parents' home in the Northern California city of Capitola, where he watched Game 1 of the World Series between the Giants and...
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As baseball ponders its worst-case scenario - a four game, small market wipeout, without even close scores - could it be time to start questioning the timing?

How do you to turn a red-hot lineup into an ice-cold bucket of water?Give it five days off.For the Kansas City Royals, it's as if they just went through the All-Star break. Last week, they were the hottest team in baseball, but last night, they looked as if their plane just arrived from Sierra Leone. I thought bye-weeks were for the NFL.Last week, when SF clinched the National...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
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Is Shields Taking Himself Out Of Sox Picture?

(USAToday Sports)"Big Game" James Shields has been anything but this postseason. He has hurled a total of 19.0 innings over four starts—and posted a very unlucky ERA of 7.11. He's also given up four HRs over that span—including last night's first inning, two-run shot to Hunter Pence. Overall this postseason, batters are hitting .337 against him. So, does this...
Via FenwayNation
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Scouts gather to view Dominican prospects Heredia, Reyes, Tatis, etc.

The Dominican Prospect League showcase event in Fort Lauderdale, which features several young Dominican players who are expected to receive bonuses from big-league teams, including outfielders Starling Heredia and Franklin Reyes and infielders Fernando Tatis Jr. and Wander Javier, wraps up today at Fort Lauderdale Stadium after three days of workouts and games before dozens of major...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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World Series Game One Photos

  Royals fans waited 29 years to get lit up by the Giants and Madison Bumgarner in Game One of the World Series....
Via Busted Coverage
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Kansas City TV station sends terrible tweet during World Series

TweetDuring the Kansas City Royals stunning loss to the San Francisco Giants in game 1 of the World Series, local TV station KCTV decided it was a good time to promote their news broadcast. Only problem was, they did it by using news about a dead body: Oh, sweet RT @KCTV5: Need a break from the game? Watch our 10 p.m. news for the latest on a body found in the Little Blue River ...
Via Los That Sports Blog
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Who is Yasmany Tomas, and who will sign him?

Spending on Cuban talent has become the trendy way for a baseball team to try to improve quickly. We all know about Yasiel Puig, the most interesting man in baseball, and Jose Abreu is about to win a rookie of the year award for the White Sox. Boston’s effort to engineer another fast turnaround included committing $72.5 million over seven years to outfielder Rusney Castillo -...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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New York Yankees: Top 3 anticipated players of 2015

The New York Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason. The start of the 2014 season was a rocky one, losing four star players in the first half of the season. 2015 calls for higher expectations because fans are looking forward to the return of some of the team’s most talented pitchers. C.C. Sabathia He’s been playing in pinstripes for the past six seasons and has suffered...
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Who Is Marlins Man?

By Michael Weber. Watching game 1 of the World Series last night it was hard to miss the man in the bright orange jersey and visor sitting front-and-center behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium.  The jersey and visor sported the Miami Marlins logo and the man wearing them was Laurence Leavy. Leavy, a.k.a Marlins Man, is a sports enthusiast who has been spotted at major events nation...
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Wife of Royals’ Pitcher Wade Davis Gave a Waiter World Series Tickets as a Tip

One waiter at Rock and Brews in Overland Park, Kansas got the best tip of... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Kansas City Royals fans spotted snoozing through Game 1 of World Series (photos)

The immensely devoted, undyingly loyal and incredibly patient fans of the Kansas City Royals have waited 29 long years for their beloved team to make another appearance in the World Series. So, what did a smattering of Royals fans do once the magical moment finally arrived? Take a nap in the ballpark, of course. Fans...Read More The post Kansas City Royals fans spotted snoozing...
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Kansas City Couple Wagers Birth Of Child Over World Series Outcome

It’s been nearly 30 years since the Kansas City Royals have made a run to... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Red Sox’s Rusney Castillo Suffers Hand Injury In Arizona Fall League

Boston Red Sox outfielder Rusney Castillo is a little banged up. Castillo, who currently is playing for the Surprise Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League, left Monday’s game against the Mesa Solar Sox with a bruised hand/thumb, according to WEEI.com’s Alex Speier. Castillo is considered day-to-day, so the issue doesn’t appear to be serious. Castillo reportedly got jammed while...
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After Williams Signing, Amaro Talks Burnett, MAG

#476758521 / gettyimages.com The Phillies sured up a spot in their pitching rotation yesterday by signing Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with performance incentives. It is a very low-risk deal after Williams performed well, giving up two runs or less in six of his nine starts as...
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Poll Results: Where should Marco Gonzales begin the season for the Cardinals in 2015?

(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post) On Monday, I asked Cards fans where they thought Marco Gonzales should start next season. I felt like there were three possible outcomes, a spot in the starting rotation, a spot on the major league bullpen, or a spot in the Triple-A Memphis’ starting rotation. Also on Monday, John Mozeliak and Mike Matheny had their end-of-the-year press conference...
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Finally Some Competetion!

  After winning 8 straight games in the postseason, the Royals have finally found a little competition.  The San Francisco Giants, and Madison Bumgarder finally landed a postseason punch on the Kansas City Royals, a feat no other team can boost.  And it was no jab to the body they landed but a well placed upper cut to the jaw. It will be interesting to see how the perpetual...
Via Royals Blue
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FG on Fox: Madison Bumgarner’s Place in Postseason History

Last night, Madison Bumgarner took the mound in Game 1 of the World Series, and he did exactly what Giants fans expected; he dominated the Royals and gave his team a leg up on their question for another championship. This is becoming old hat for Bumgarner, who is putting together a fantastic postseason track record, […]
Via Fangraphs
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“Yosted” Celebrity Friends, NFL Fan Behavior, Passing Over Sandy, and Bitter Bo: While We’re Waiting…

Good Wednesday morning ya’ll…. It is my “offseason” here at WFNY, but it is good to have this space each week to get some quick views out to the masses. The Browns let me down big time Sunday, the Cavs are about to begin their quest with LeBron 2.0 and to be honest, it is just not my thing. My beloved Wahoos will soon start their winter roster tinkering, but I don’t expect...
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Tigers reserves must show improvement next season

Detroit — All in favor? Thought so. The show of hands is impressive. Even president and general manager Dave Dombrowski believes the Tigers need a more productive bench. But here's the catch. The Tigers aren't going to allocate much money this winter to come up with one. "Our bench could be better," Dombrowski said. "But I don't think it's going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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2014 Tony Awards: Reliever of the Year

Today we continue the IBI postseason awards with the announcement of the Relief Pitcher of the Year. The starting pitchers often get most of the focus, so this award gives an opportunity to showcase and recognize some of the top relief pitching performances over the course of the 2014 season. Because there are so many worthy relief pitcher candidates who had good seasons this year...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
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Real Tweets from Real People – America wants Tim McCarver back!

The 2014 World Series represented a little bit of history.  It was the first Fall Classic in 62 years (give or take a couple) that did not have Tim McCarver in the broadcast booth.  The longtime broadcaster retired from national duty and was replaced by two men, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci. The trio of Reynolds, Verducci, and Joe Buck called their first World Series game on...
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Royals Boobs, Sleeping Royals Fans & Pregnant World Series Body Paint

The Royals Are In BIG Trouble According to the Kansas City Star: In the past 15 years, just two teams have won the...
Via Busted Coverage
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As suspension ends for Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, woes continue

These days, A-Rod is everybody’s All-American. With his season-long doping suspension about to end, steroid-tainted Yankee Alex Rodriguez has been making the college and professional rounds in recent weeks — South Bend, Ind., here, Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Arlington, Tex., there — taking in football games, dodging Cowboys QB Tony Romo in the tunnel at AT&T Stadium on Sunday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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The Yankees should sign the Pride of Korea, Jung-Ho Kang, and see what happens

The Korean Koreans of the Chick Korean Baseball League have announced they will post slugging superstar shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to America this winter. Kang, 27, batted .360 and hit 36 home runs last season. Unfortunately, he did this in Korea, where the quality of pitching falls somewhere between Scranton and Iceland.In posting ballplayers to the majors, Korea operates under the...
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MMO Free Agent Profile: Colby Rasmus, CF

Colby Rasmus Position: Center Fielder  Bats: Left, Throws: Left  Age on Opening Day: 28 2014 Snapshot After a very productive 2013 season, Rasmus fell off a cliff this year, seeing his numbers drop across the board. The 28 year-old posted a slash line of .225/.287/.448 with a .321 wOBA and 103 wRC+ with 18 home runs in 376 plate appearances. In almost every major fielding statistic...
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