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Baseball: A's pitcher Colon given 50-game ban
# Doping
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# Doping

Baseball: A's pitcher Colon given 50-game ban

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:32 PM 1,095 Views 1 Comment

Bartolo Colon tested positive for synthetic testosterone agents.

VIDEO: Oakland make first triple play in over a decade
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# MLB

VIDEO: Oakland make first triple play in over a decade

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:27 PM 757 Views 1 Comment

Take a bow Josh Donaldson, Adam Rosales and Chris Carter.

VIDEO: MLB pitcher confronts goading fan in angry exchange
# Expletive-filled
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# Expletive-filled

VIDEO: MLB pitcher confronts goading fan in angry exchange

Aug 20th 2012, 10:31 PM 1,475 Views 1 Comment

The baseball field is no place for potty-mouths, mister.

Cabrera associate bought website to fabricate drug defence - reports
# Tangled Web
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# Tangled Web

Cabrera associate bought website to fabricate drug defence - reports

Aug 20th 2012, 1:25 PM 335 Views 0 Comments

The San Francisco Giants All-Star was suspended for 50 games after he tested positive for testosterone.

Flawless in Seattle: Felix Hernandez tosses perfect game for Mariners
# Perfecto
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# Perfecto

Flawless in Seattle: Felix Hernandez tosses perfect game for Mariners

Aug 16th 2012, 9:12 AM 334 Views 0 Comments

It’s only the 23rd in baseball history and the first for Seattle. Pretty good then.

Sports film of the week: Pelotero
# Reel Stories
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# Reel Stories

Sports film of the week: Pelotero

Aug 12th 2012, 10:30 PM 830 Views 0 Comments

Or ‘ballplayer’ to those of us who don’t speak Spanish.

Baseball legend Cal Ripken's mother abducted, released
# Relief
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# Relief

Baseball legend Cal Ripken's mother abducted, released

Jul 25th 2012, 7:26 PM 431 Views 0 Comments

Police said that early yesterday, a man approached the 74-year-old with a gun, forced her into her car and drove away.

VIDEO: Here's the insane catch by a rookie that has the baseball world buzzing
# The Art Of Fielding
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# The Art Of Fielding

VIDEO: Here's the insane catch by a rookie that has the baseball world buzzing

Jun 28th 2012, 12:40 PM 833 Views 1 Comment

Pretty good I guess.

Dewayne Wise fakes catch, fools umpire while fan snatches ball
# D'oh!
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# D'oh!

Dewayne Wise fakes catch, fools umpire while fan snatches ball

Jun 27th 2012, 11:41 AM 1,007 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your truly bizarre MLB play of the day.

Acquitted: Clemens cleared of perjury
# Verdict
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# Verdict

Acquitted: Clemens cleared of perjury

Jun 19th 2012, 11:29 AM 251 Views 0 Comments

The legendary MLB picther has been found not guilty of lying about taking performance-enhancing drugs.

Yes we Cain! Giants pitcher throws first perfect game in franchise history
# Perfect
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# Perfect

Yes we Cain! Giants pitcher throws first perfect game in franchise history

Jun 14th 2012, 2:26 PM 485 Views 0 Comments

VIDEO: Matt Cain threw the 22nd perfect game in MLB history as San Francisco beat the Houston Astros 10-0 last night.

VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game
# Lost In Translation
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# Lost In Translation

VIDEO: Bill Murray splashes around on a rain tarp at a Minor League baseball game

Jun 11th 2012, 2:46 PM 481 Views 0 Comments

Sure, why wouldn’t he?

VIDEO: Amazing bare-handed baseball catch
# DEADLIEST CATCH
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# DEADLIEST CATCH

VIDEO: Amazing bare-handed baseball catch

May 30th 2012, 12:25 PM 373 Views 1 Comment

It’s better than anything you’ll see in the Major League.

Lights out! Giancarlo Stanton hit this home run so hard that it smashed the scoreboard
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# Scoreboard

Lights out! Giancarlo Stanton hit this home run so hard that it smashed the scoreboard

May 23rd 2012, 10:49 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

“This kid is very strong, I’ve never seen anything like that,” Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen said afterwards.

This baseball player is facing a lengthy ban after throwing his helmet at an umpire
# Youreouttahere!
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# Youreouttahere!

This baseball player is facing a lengthy ban after throwing his helmet at an umpire

May 16th 2012, 11:02 AM 305 Views 0 Comments

This Toronto Blue Jay needs to chill out.

Moneyball coach Billy Beane's new secret to success
# Visionary
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# Visionary

Moneyball coach Billy Beane's new secret to success

May 15th 2012, 1:50 PM 667 Views 0 Comments

The Oakland Athletics manager says whoever figures this out will be “the wealthiest man in the world”.

Rookie MLB star needs 10 stitches after hitting self in face
# Fail
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# Fail

Rookie MLB star needs 10 stitches after hitting self in face

May 12th 2012, 3:13 PM 499 Views 0 Comments

Nationals rookie Bryce Harper learned an important lesson at Cincinnati on Friday: sometimes, even hard things bounce.

About time: Albert Pujols finally hits a home run
# Finally
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# Finally

About time: Albert Pujols finally hits a home run

May 7th 2012, 12:20 PM 238 Views 0 Comments

It only took 29 games and 111 attempts too.

One dead and dozens injured as heavy winds tear through beer tent in St Louis
# Casualties
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# Casualties

One dead and dozens injured as heavy winds tear through beer tent in St Louis

Apr 29th 2012, 11:27 AM 2,763 Views 0 Comments

‘All hell broke loose’ as heavy gusts and lightning strikes led to multiple injuries for sports bar patrons in Missouri.

Party-pooping Yankees spoil Red Sox anniversary
# Baseball
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# Baseball

Party-pooping Yankees spoil Red Sox anniversary

Apr 21st 2012, 10:08 AM 283 Views 1 Comment

On the 100th anniversary of their first game at Fenway Park, the Red Sox were beaten as A-Rod hit the 631st home run of his career.

Happy Birthday Fenway! Boston stadium celebrates 100 years as home to Red Sox
# Boston Regal
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# Boston Regal

Happy Birthday Fenway! Boston stadium celebrates 100 years as home to Red Sox

Apr 19th 2012, 6:17 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

One of the most famous grounds in the baseball kingdom marks a century by hosting the New York Yankees

Can’t touch this: Bartolo Colon throws 38 consecutive strikes
# Strikeout
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# Strikeout

Can’t touch this: Bartolo Colon throws 38 consecutive strikes

Apr 19th 2012, 2:45 PM 833 Views 5 Comments

Oakland A’s pitcher proved unplayable for the LA Angels last night.

Codebreaker: Former cricketer Adam Hollioake takes up cage-fighting
# Howzat?
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# Howzat?

Codebreaker: Former cricketer Adam Hollioake takes up cage-fighting

Apr 19th 2012, 12:30 PM 408 Views 0 Comments

The former England international is the latest sports star to forge a mixed martial arts career.

Te-Boo! Jets' new backup jeered at Yankee Stadium
# New Guy
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# New Guy

Te-Boo! Jets' new backup jeered at Yankee Stadium

Apr 16th 2012, 11:06 AM 487 Views 0 Comments

One of the NFL’s biggest stars and the NBA’s Dwayne Wade took in the baseball yesterday in the Bronx. But they weren’t made very welcome.

VIDEO: The Miami Marlins' incredible home run sculpture finally makes its debut
# Wowzers
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# Wowzers

VIDEO: The Miami Marlins' incredible home run sculpture finally makes its debut

Apr 16th 2012, 8:13 AM 326 Views 0 Comments

You don’t get this at Croker, Ger.

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game
# Flamethrower
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# Flamethrower

Great Balls of Fire! Bear Grylls throws some heat at L.A Dodgers game

Apr 14th 2012, 2:28 PM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

The outback adventurer took pointless pyromania to a whole new level at a Major League Baseball clash

Pitching masterclass helps Dodgers oust Padres
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# MLB

Pitching masterclass helps Dodgers oust Padres

Apr 14th 2012, 12:06 PM 137 Views 0 Comments

A record-breaking performance from Aaron Harang decided Friday’s Southern California derby. Elsewhere, a Bryan LaHair grand slam helped the Cubs to victory over the St.Louis Cardinals.

You don't get this at Croker... check out the massive burger the Washington Nationals are serving up
# Meaty
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# Meaty

You don't get this at Croker... check out the massive burger the Washington Nationals are serving up

Apr 13th 2012, 9:11 AM 330 Views 0 Comments

Would you pay the guts of 50 quid for this eight-pounder?

Ozzie Guillen says he loves Fidel Castro, gets suspended for 5 games
# You're Out!
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# You're Out!

Ozzie Guillen says he loves Fidel Castro, gets suspended for 5 games

Apr 10th 2012, 4:07 PM 500 Views 0 Comments

It didn’t take long for the new Miami Marlins manager to land himself in trouble.

Blue Jays beat Indians in longest season opener in baseball history
# Marathon
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# Marathon

Blue Jays beat Indians in longest season opener in baseball history

Apr 6th 2012, 1:30 PM 337 Views 1 Comment

Take me out to the ball game and keep me there all night.

Muhammad Ali delivers first pitch at unique new home of the Miami Marlins
# New Home
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# New Home

Muhammad Ali delivers first pitch at unique new home of the Miami Marlins

Apr 5th 2012, 9:13 AM 500 Views 0 Comments

A water sculpture at centre-field, dancing girls by the pool, art deco. This isn’t Croke Park.

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57
# RIP
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# RIP

Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dies at 57

Feb 17th 2012, 11:36 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

‘The Kid’ hit a single for the Mets in the 1986 World Series which sparked one of the most improbable rallies in baseball.

Liverpool, the Red Sox and Pumpsie Green: why LFC had to back down
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Liverpool, the Red Sox and Pumpsie Green: why LFC had to back down

Feb 13th 2012, 11:11 AM 2,613 Views 8 Comments

The Kop might not know the name Pumpsie Green, but he may have had a part to play in Anfield chiefs’ actions yesterday.

How much?! Angels and Pujols agree $254million deal - reports
# Moneyball
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# Moneyball

How much?! Angels and Pujols agree $254million deal - reports

Dec 8th 2011, 5:55 PM 696 Views 0 Comments

Pujols’ contract is the second-highest in baseball history and only the third to break the $200 million barrier. Lucky.

Did Bobby Valentine invent the wrap?
# RENAISSANCE MAN
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# RENAISSANCE MAN

Did Bobby Valentine invent the wrap?

Dec 2nd 2011, 8:20 PM 499 Views 0 Comments

It turns out that the Red Sox’s new manager isn’t just an MLB icon, he’s the culinary pioneer popularly credited with the invention of the lunchtime wrap.

Be my Valentine: Red Sox look to 'a new voice' for new manager
# Good Will Hunting
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# Good Will Hunting

Be my Valentine: Red Sox look to 'a new voice' for new manager

Nov 30th 2011, 10:51 AM 163 Views 0 Comments

Blunt, cocky and sometimes controversial, Valentine is quite a departure from quiet man Terry Francona.

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting
# Well Read
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# Well Read

The Sports Pages: some of the week’s best sportswriting

Oct 30th 2011, 9:30 AM 322 Views 1 Comment

The story of the real-life Rocky, arguably the greatest single game in World Series history and the Sphinx-like riddle that is John Terry: all that and more in our round-up of the best (and worst) coverage of the week in sport.

What a comeback! Cards clinch the World Series
# Historic
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# Historic

What a comeback! Cards clinch the World Series

Oct 29th 2011, 1:15 PM 162 Views 2 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals put the finishing touches to one of the unlikeliest of World Series victories by beating the Rangers 6-2 at Busch Stadium.

The St Louis Cardinals won one of the greatest World Series games ever last night
# Seven Up
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# Seven Up

The St Louis Cardinals won one of the greatest World Series games ever last night

Oct 28th 2011, 11:15 AM 319 Views 0 Comments

America sat up and took notice last night as Game 6 caught the attention.

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move
# Endorsement
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# Endorsement

WATCH: Baseball crazyman Brian Wilson busts a (political) move

Oct 26th 2011, 2:54 PM 209 Views 0 Comments

The Giants closer joined MC Hammer and will.i.am to endorse San Francisco mayoral candidate Ed Lee… in style.