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Week 15 is an All-Star game special. It’s the event that has dominated the week, as it does every year, and fortunately it actually deserved all of the attention this year.
The MLB publicity machine has been running on full speed for weeks now, promoting the 2007 All-Star Game as a must-see event. Up until last night, I had been fairly ambivalent towards it all.
Well, we’ve reached the halfway point of the season, the All-Star game is nearly upon us and players who are not part of the festivities are looking forward to a break (all three days of it!). As always, MLB has produced a wide variety of stories over the last week. Here’s my personal selection of [...]
Ask a baseball fan to draw up a list of potential “drug cheats” and you would probably find several names coming up time and again, but Neifi Perez wouldn’t be one of them. MLB has announced today that Perez has been suspended for twenty-five games after failing a drugs test for a second time (first-time [...]
Once again, British baseball fans should clear their schedules for Wednesday and Thursday evening, with some great match-ups to enjoy via MLB.TV or Gameday Audio.
Another week brings another batch of historic achievements. With the 2007 All-Star line-ups set to be announced later this evening, let’s take a look at who may have increased their chances of getting picked during the final week of voting, and who may have done the opposite.
Barry Bonds’ quest for the all-time home run record continued apace last night with number 750 landing in the seating at AT&T Park. When he matches and then passes Hank Aaron’s 755, which will surely happen in the next few weeks, it will rightfully be seen as a unique achievement, yet several of his contemporaries [...]
There’s a great article on MLB.com today all about Rick Vanden Hurk, the Dutch starting pitcher who made his Major League debut for the Marlins earlier this season. It charts his course to the Big Leagues, from his formative years watching the World Series at two in the morning (something we’re all familiar with), to [...]
Something of a standard week really. Not much opportunity for watching/listening to evening baseball at first, but picking up as the week moves on. Here’s my guide to the week for British fans wanting to catch some live baseball. All times are listed in BST.
Week twelve brought more inter-league play. Many people knock it, but at the very least it gave a great player the chance to make an emotional return to his old stomping ground this week. Sentimentality abounds in this edition of “Weekly” hit ground ball.