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Infield Fly: Rules of the Game

Tweet Infield fly rule prevents easy double plays An infield fly occurs when there are less than two outs and runners on first and second base, or the bases are loaded.  When the batter hits a fly ball that stays within the vicinity of the infield, umpires call an infield fly rule.  The batter is […]

Trouble With the Curve: Baseball Movies

Tweet Another Friday means another movie night for some, and I will again give you an alternative to going to stand in long lines and paying too much for popcorn.  Trouble with the Curve stars Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, and Justin Timberlake.  Eastwood plays Gus, an old time scout who is starting to lose his […]

Chipper Jones: Lifelong Atlanta Brave

Tweet Chipper Jones was one of the greatest switch hitters of all-time and perhaps one of the greatest third baseman as well.  He was also my favorite player for the duration of his career.  Ken Griffey Jr. was a close second, but you’ll be hard pressed to find many people who didn’t have Griffey in […]

Brian McCann is the Latest Free Agent Sellout

Tweet The Yankees don’t want to give Robinson Cano a new big contract.  They were willing to give catcher Brian McCann a slightly less, but still large, contract instead.  New York filled a big need in getting a caliber catcher they haven’t had since Jorge Posada.  Whether or not McCann will become a star Yankee […]

Team Chemistry and Baseball Roster Make-Up

Tweet During the playoffs in Major League Baseball, teams are allowed the normal 25-man roster as in most of the regular season. If a team advances in the playoffs to the next round, they are allowed to change their roster or adjust it to their liking to account for injuries, poor performance, etc. The tendency […]