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Bleacher Report
Feeding Frenzy Devouring Managers, GMs1. Fins to the Left, Fins to the Right There is blood in the water now, so muc
Feeding Frenzy Devouring Managers, GMs
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
1. Fins to the Left, Fins to the Right There is blood in the water now, so much blood, and there is going to be more. Suddenly, every week is Shark Week for the game's general managers and managers. Three GMs were fired in August alone: Seattle's... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Phillies could keep GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. beyond 2015Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. has been something of a lightning rod in recent ye
Phillies could keep GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. beyond 2015
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. has been something of a lightning rod in recent years, getting most of the blame for the team’s fall from grace after the 2011 season. There were a number of poor decisions made under his leadership, including the Ryan... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Legends to host 2016 SAL All-Star gameLEXINGTON, Ky - Baseball’s stars of the future will come to Lexington next year
Legends to host 2016 SAL All-Star game
WYMT TV News First / Posted 4 days ago
LEXINGTON, Ky - Baseball’s stars of the future will come to Lexington next year when the Lexington Legends host the South Atlantic League All-Star game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark Tuesday, June 21, 2016. The All-Star game matches the Northern Division... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Around town: Kerry Wood keeping October openKerry Wood finds himself keeping his schedule light in October. If the Cubs wer
Around town: Kerry Wood keeping October open
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
Kerry Wood finds himself keeping his schedule light in October. If the Cubs were to make a run in the post-season, Wood wants to be able to watch the games and not have to worry about potential scheduling conflicts. “I’ve got some stuff planned in... Read more
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ESPN
Philadelphia Phillies' future looks bright, but who will lead them?The outlook at Citizens Bank Park is much improved since Andy MacPhail's introd
Philadelphia Phillies' future looks bright, but who will lead them?
ESPN / Posted 5 days ago
The outlook at Citizens Bank Park is much improved since Andy MacPhail's introductory news conference, when he said his main functions as the Philadelphia Phillies' president-in-waiting would be "to read, to watch and to listen." If MacPhail is... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Cubs appear poised to really break 'the curse'George Orwell probably had the most sullen assessment of sports. He called it,
Cubs appear poised to really break 'the curse'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
George Orwell probably had the most sullen assessment of sports. He called it, "War minus the shooting." In Orwell's eyes, serious sport has nothing to do with fair play or sportsmanship. "It is bound up with hatred, jealously, boastfulness,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Sneaking up on people is Cubs' usual route to the playoffsThe Cubs' meteoric rise from an 89-loss team to World Series contender is made
Sneaking up on people is Cubs' usual route to the playoffs
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
The Cubs' meteoric rise from an 89-loss team to World Series contender is made to order for those who prefer the Bill Murray-style, Cinderella-story kind of season. "It's good to sneak up on people," President Theo Epstein said. "Maybe this is our... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies' Pete Mackanin has a way with players"I'm going to hit you in the wallet if you don't cut it out," Mackanin continue
Phillies' Pete Mackanin has a way with players
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
"I'm going to hit you in the wallet if you don't cut it out," Mackanin continued. Raised in the South Side of Chicago and strengthened by what's now 47 years in baseball as a player, manager, coach and scout, Mackanin, like a Second City comic,... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies should just keep PeteSam Donnellon, Daily News Sports Columnist Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 12
Phillies should just keep Pete
Philly.com / Posted 8 days ago
Sam Donnellon, Daily News Sports Columnist Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 12:16 AM Three seasons later, Manuel and Gillick stood atop the same float amid a sun-saturated parade that both men now say was one of the highlights of their... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cubs fans need not be haunted by the pastCubs fans have come to believe that heartbreak is part of their DNA. It's a si
Cubs fans need not be haunted by the past
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Cubs fans have come to believe that heartbreak is part of their DNA. It's a significant and recurring part of your history with the team, assuming you've been around at least 20 or 30 years, but despite what you've been exposed to in the media, it... Read more
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Houston Astros
Astros To Honor Biggio TonightThe Astros will honor Hall of Famer Craig Biggio with a special pregame ceremon
Astros To Honor Biggio Tonight
Houston Astros / Posted 10 days ago
The Astros will honor Hall of Famer Craig Biggio with a special pregame ceremony prior to tonight's 6:10 p.m. game vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers at Minute Maid Park. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 5:25 p.m. Media Note - Biggio will be available... Read more
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Philly.com
No language barrier for Mackanin in diverse clubhouse"Little stuff like that," Pete Mackanin said, "and they get a kick out of it."
No language barrier for Mackanin in diverse clubhouse
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
"Little stuff like that," Pete Mackanin said, "and they get a kick out of it." Witty remarks such as that one have been more common in the Phillies dugout in the two months since Mackanin was tabbed as the interim caretaker of baseball's worst team.... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Street named in honor of Dutchie CarayDutchie Caray, widow of legendary Chicago Cubs and White Sox broadcaster Harry
Street named in honor of Dutchie Caray
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
Dutchie Caray, widow of legendary Chicago Cubs and White Sox broadcaster Harry Caray, was honored this morning with the designation of a block of Pearson Street as Harry Caray Way. Alderman Brian Hopkins made the honorary renaming official, joined by... Read more
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Business Wire
Waipahu Post 35 Advances to 2015 American Legion World SeriesWAIPAHU, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waipahu, Hawaii, Post 35 is making its four A
Waipahu Post 35 Advances to 2015 American Legion World Series
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
WAIPAHU, Hawaii--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waipahu, Hawaii, Post 35 is making its four American Legion World Series appearance in five years after winning the Western Regional tournament to secure a spot in the 89th Legion World Series, Aug. 13-18 in Shelby,... Read more
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Business Wire
Berryhill Post 165 Advances to 2015 American Legion World SeriesMIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2014 American Legion World Series runners-
Berryhill Post 165 Advances to 2015 American Legion World Series
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
MIDLAND, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2014 American Legion World Series runners-up Berryhill Post 165 of Midland, Mich., are ready to claim the championship title after securing a spot in this year’s 89th American Legion Baseball World Series. The... Read more
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Business Wire
Cromwell Post 105 Advances to 2015 American Legion World SeriesCROMWELL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cromwell, Conn., Post 105 secured a spot in t
Cromwell Post 105 Advances to 2015 American Legion World Series
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
CROMWELL, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cromwell, Conn., Post 105 secured a spot in the 89th American Legion World Series, Aug. 13-18 in Shelby, N.C., after winning the Northeast Regional tournament. Since 1925, American Legion Baseball has been woven... Read more
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Business Wire
Chapin-Newberry Post 193 Advances to 2015 American Legion World SeriesCHAPIN-NEWBERRY, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chapin-Newberry, S.C., Post 193 secured
Chapin-Newberry Post 193 Advances to 2015 American Legion World Series
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
CHAPIN-NEWBERRY, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chapin-Newberry, S.C., Post 193 secured a spot in the 89th American Legion World Series, Aug. 13-18 in Shelby, N.C., after winning the Southeast Regional tournament. Since 1925, American Legion Baseball has... Read more
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Philly.com
Phillies sweep Padres as Jerome Williams deliversA day after ending their two-month tenure as the team with baseball's worst rec
Phillies sweep Padres as Jerome Williams delivers
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
A day after ending their two-month tenure as the team with baseball's worst record, the Phillies continued their torrid stretch by completing a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. They will enter Monday's series opener in Arizona... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
The Marlins are now tied with the Phillies for the worst record in baseballThis Phillies, who have been the butt of jokes all year, are no longer the wors
The Marlins are now tied with the Phillies for the worst record in baseball
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 24 days ago
This Phillies, who have been the butt of jokes all year, are no longer the worst team in baseball. Well, technically they’re tied for that dubious distinction. They won last night and the Marlins lost their fifth straight, which puts them both at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Communication key for Pete Mackanin as many start to wonder if he'll be the permanent Phillies managerPHILADELPHIA — When Cesar Hernandez missed a ball he should have had at second
Communication key for Pete Mackanin as many start to wonder if he'll be the permanent Phillies manager
The Morning Call / Posted 27 days ago
PHILADELPHIA — When Cesar Hernandez missed a ball he should have had at second base Tuesday night, he told interim manager Pete Mackanin he was going to burn his glove. Mackanin believed Hernandez should have caught the ball, too, but he didn't... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Dodgers lose to Phillies, 6-2, in Jimmy Rollins' returnJimmy Rollins played 15 seasons in Philadelphia, winning a World Series title,
Dodgers lose to Phillies, 6-2, in Jimmy Rollins' return
Los Angeles Times / Posted 27 days ago
Jimmy Rollins played 15 seasons in Philadelphia, winning a World Series title, a most-valuable-player award and establishing himself as the finest shortstop in franchise history. Tuesday he came back for the first time as a visiting player, with the... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
Great Moments in Philly bashingAnd for once it wasn’t me! PHILADELPHIA – Notorious for their ill manners, Phi
Great Moments in Philly bashing
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 28 days ago
And for once it wasn’t me! PHILADELPHIA – Notorious for their ill manners, Philadelphia fans greeted Jimmy Rollins with cheers in his first visit to Citizens Bank Park as the enemy. In other news, some Dodgers fans nearly killed a guy outside their... Read more
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Daily Herald
What if Theo Epstein had stayed in Boston?Playing the what-if game is always fun. The entire course of a history -- wheth
What if Theo Epstein had stayed in Boston?
Daily Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Playing the what-if game is always fun. The entire course of a history -- whether it be a country's or a baseball team's -- changes if this happens and that doesn't. Some are playing that game in Boston right now in the wake of the recent... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jimmy Rollins dishes on Ryne Sandberg's lack of communication as manager in return to PhiladelphiaPHILADELPHIA — Much of what Jimmy Rollins said sitting in the visiting dugout a
Jimmy Rollins dishes on Ryne Sandberg's lack of communication as manager in return to Philadelphia
The Morning Call / Posted 28 days ago
PHILADELPHIA — Much of what Jimmy Rollins said sitting in the visiting dugout at Citizens Bank Park for the first time ever Tuesday afternoon was about his first return to Philadelphia after being traded this past offseason. It's no surprise that... Read more
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Philly.com
Returning Rollins speaks the truth on SandbergHe was the first domino to go down when the franchise finally began to rebuild,
Returning Rollins speaks the truth on Sandberg
Philly.com / Posted 28 days ago
He was the first domino to go down when the franchise finally began to rebuild, and the Phillies were always going to be near the floor of the National League East this season, if not lying facedown on it. But in light of their 16-17 record under... Read more
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NBC Sports: HardballTalk
In 1939 Lou Gehrig claimed that young players then had it easy compared to when he came upHey Ryne Sandberg: Lou Gehrig has your back regarding kids these days not havin
In 1939 Lou Gehrig claimed that young players then had it easy compared to when he came up
NBC Sports: HardballTalk / Posted 29 days ago
Hey Ryne Sandberg: Lou Gehrig has your back regarding kids these days not having to work as hard as you did. His argument came over 75 years ago, but I’m sure you’re both right somehow: For those who can’t watch the video now, the first question put... Read more
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MLB Trade Rumors
Cubs May Pursue Chase UtleyThat won’t happen. Phillies would never dump one of their best players ever, a
Cubs May Pursue Chase Utley
MLB Trade Rumors / Posted a month ago
That won’t happen. Phillies would never dump one of their best players ever, a fan favorite, for salary relief. Cubs will offer nothing of value, and the Phillies would never give up Chase for scraps out of respect for him. It’s more valuable to keep... Read more
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Philly.com
It was time for Cole Hamels to goOnce they want out, the best thing you can do is let them go, which is what the
It was time for Cole Hamels to go
Philly.com / Posted 1 months ago
Once they want out, the best thing you can do is let them go, which is what the Phillies did with Papelbon on Tuesday by trading him to Washington and with Hamels on Wednesday night when he was traded with Jake Diekman and cash considerations to the... Read more
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