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Posted on 05. Mar, 2009 by .

 

At 4:30 AM on Thursday, March 5th 2009, the first pitch was thrown in the World Baseball Classic with China taking on Japan in the First Round of Pool A from the Tokyo Dome, in Tokyo Japan. Do you like the WBC?  If not, could any change is scheduling or formats make it something you […]


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Posted on 04. Mar, 2009 by .

 

In a tune up for the upcoming World Baseball Classic, The Netherlands National team visited Ed Smith Stadium to take on the Cincinnati Reds.  Fans in Sarasota were treated to free baseball, as the game went 10 innings with the Reds winning 4-3. Luis Bolivar doubled, moved over to third on a ground out and […]


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Posted on 03. Mar, 2009 by .

 

If I were asked to describe a perfect day for myself, today would be very close.  I started the day off with a short workout, followed by an afternoon Major League Baseball Spring Training game, and topped it off with a Division 1 NCAA College Basketball game.  Let me go to the movies with a […]


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Posted on 02. Mar, 2009 by .

 

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey gave the team three scoreless innings to start, and a solid bullpen held the Pittsburgh Pirates to two runs while scattering five hits.  But the Reds offense could not do much as they collected eight hits and one run, coming on Johny Gomes sacrifice fly scoring Brandon Phillips to […]


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Posted on 01. Mar, 2009 by .

 

West Virginia Mountaineer senior guard Alex Ruoff was determined to make his final homecoming a good one, but it took a little longer into the game than against the South Florida Bulls.  Ruoff is from Spring Hill, Florida, about 50 miles from the USF Tampa campus.  In front of a large group of family and […]


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Posted on 28. Feb, 2009 by .

 

From the looks of the first few times at bat for both the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins, the 10,636 fans at George Steinbrenner Field settled in for what they thought would be a high scoring and back and forth game.  Both teams traded runs as the Twins held a 6-3 lead heading […]


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Posted on 27. Feb, 2009 by .

 

No matter how the game went, Toronto starter Matt Clement was just happy to be on the mound.  Clement was making his first start since 2006, and has missed the past few seasons with injuries.  He held the Detroit Tigers to one run in two innings as the Blue Jays won the game 6-4. Blue […]


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Posted on 27. Feb, 2009 by .

 

I wanted to share a funny story with you that just happened.  I stayed the night in Clearwater last night following the game because Dunedin, where I am going today, is so close.  I decided to go out for a run this morning to take in the good weather and get a nice sweat going.  […]


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Posted on 26. Feb, 2009 by .

 

No need to hit the panic button yet, but the defending World Series Champion Philadelphia Phillies are 0-2 to start the Grapefruit season.  The Phillies dropped their home opener at Bright House Field 6-2 to the Toronto Blue Jays.  A crowd 5,795 saw the Phillies take an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the […]


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Posted on 25. Feb, 2009 by .

 

“People ask me what I do in winter when there’s no baseball. I’ll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring.” -Roger Hornsby Mr. Hornsby, spring time has arrived…Off to Clearwater, Florida in the morning for the Toronto Blue Jays against the Philadelphia Phillies.


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