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MLB’s perfect game drought reaches 10 years: A deeper look as baseball perfection remains elusive

MLB’s perfect game drought reaches 10 years: A deeper look as baseball perfection remains elusive

Monday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the game’s most memorable recent feats. Below is the final out of the perfect game twirled by Seattle Mariners legend Félix Hernández on Aug. 15, 2012. Hernández’s historic gem against the Tampa Bay Rays on that day was just the 23rd recognized perfect game ever and just …

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Washington Nationals introduce CJ Abrams to the nation’s capital…

Washington Nationals introduce CJ Abrams to the nation’s capital…

The first ball put in play last night was hit CJ Abrams’ way, and the Washington Nationals’ new, 21-year-old shortstop, acquired from the San Diego Padres in the Juan Soto/Josh Bell deal at the deadline, and called up on Monday, ranged to his left, fielded the grounder off Chicago Cubs’ leadoff man Nick Madrigal’s bat …

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Baltimore is hosting the 50th SABR convention for baseball diehards

Baltimore is hosting the 50th SABR convention for baseball diehards

The baseball brainiacs are coming to Baltimore. From Wednesday to Sunday, the Hyatt Regency Inner Harbor will host the 50th convention of the Society for American Baseball Research, an organization founded in 1971 and focused on the research and history of baseball. More than 500 people are expected to attend the five-day event, which has …

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Connors umpires state baseball tournament;  elected VP of NYSUA |  Local Sports

Connors umpires state baseball tournament; elected VP of NYSUA | Local Sports

Sean Connors of Valatie had the distinction of umpiring at the New York State High School Baseball Championships for the second time in his 20-plus year career this past June. Connors and Jon Halligan of Saugerties worked the state semifinal and championship rounds on June 10-11 in Binghamton. The tournament was the first since the …

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What will the future of baseball look like?  We checked with the Cape Cod League for answers.

What will the future of baseball look like? We checked with the Cape Cod League for answers.

“They are not just some kids with a dream, they also have the skills to make it, so I think their perspective is more grounded realistically,” says Couto. “I hope baseball doesn’t change too much for Mac [a boy, due in October]because everyone in our family loves baseball so much.” Get 108 Stitches An email …

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Baseball tournament makes an economic hit |  News

Baseball tournament makes an economic hit | News

When the Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament returned to Carroll’s Merchants Park in July, the city was filled with unfamiliar faces visiting Merchants Park to watch the all-American sport. The same guests left a great economic impact in the city of Carroll local community leaders say. According to Chris Cuellar, the communications director for …

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Streams Spike as Met’s Walkout Goes Viral – Sportico.com

Streams Spike as Met’s Walkout Goes Viral – Sportico.com

Dutch DJ duo Blasterjaxx knows a lot more about bass than baseball. But Thom Jongkind and Idir Makhlaf have been learning, ever since New York Mets closer Edwin Diaz helped turn their 2017 dance track “Narco” into the song of the summer. During his first three up-and-down years in New York, Diaz’s ninth-inning entries often …

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Roberts Joins Baseball Coaching Staff as Assistant Coach

Roberts Joins Baseball Coaching Staff as Assistant Coach

Story Links HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison baseball has added Michael Roberts to its coaching staff as an assistant coach, Head Coach Marlin Ikenberry announced on Monday morning. “Mike is the definition of a baseball guy,” Ikenberry said. “He is well respected throughout the game and is a great teacher and communicator. We could not …

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