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Watch live: Trump honors first responders from congressional baseball shooting – UPI.com

Thursday, July 27, 2017

July 27 (UPI) — President Donald Trump on Thursday is scheduled to take part in a 3 p.m. ceremony honoring the first responders at the shooting at a baseball practice for Republican members of Congress. The shooting on June 14 severely injured House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., food lobbyist Matt Mika and congressional aide Zack Barth. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner also sustained a gunshot wound in the ankle…

Winners? Losers? At baseball’s bonkers trade deadline, nobody … – ESPN

Thursday, July 27, 2017

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A few weeks before the trade deadline a year ago, the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman, a star reliever who would spend one-third of a regular season and one full postseason in Chicago before hitting free agency. Earlier this month, the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez, a star outfielder who will spend one-third of a regular season and (most likely) one…

Baseball Capsules – Fresno Bee

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Chris Sale pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, 20-year-old Rafael Devers became the youngest Boston player to hit a home run since Tony Conigliaro in September 1965 and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Wednesday to stop a four-game losing streak. Sale (13-4) struck out 11, reaching double digits for the 14th time this season. A day after his big league debut, Devers homered in the third…

The Baffling Story Behind Kris Bryant’s Ultra-Rare $20000 Baseball Card – Bleacher Report

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press Terry Dulin had one of the most colorful and grandiose collections of rare Kris Bryant prospect cards on the planet. A full-time food broker who deals baseball cards on the side, Dulin stood to gain quite a bit of side money by showcasing the collection at the 2015 Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular—one of the largest baseball card shows in America. But during the convention, another unnamed…

American Legion used to own summer baseball. It has lost a quarter of its teams in 10 years. – Washington Post

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Players from a Portland Maine wooden bat team sit in their dugout during a recent game. Several teams have broken away from American Legion and formed their own summer leagues. (Photo by Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images) For years, there has been just one option for high school baseball players looking to play in a decent summer league. They suited up for their local American Legion post, which played…

Winners? Losers? At baseball’s bonkers trade deadline, nobody really knows – ESPN

Thursday, July 27, 2017

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A few weeks before the trade deadline a year ago, the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman, a star reliever who would spend one-third of a regular season and one full postseason in Chicago before hitting free agency. Earlier this month, the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez, a star outfielder who will spend one-third of a regular season and (most likely) one…

Winners? Losers? At baseball’s bonkers trade deadline, nobody … – ESPN

Thursday, July 27, 2017

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A few weeks before the trade deadline a year ago, the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman, a star reliever who would spend one-third of a regular season and one full postseason in Chicago before hitting free agency. Earlier this month, the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez, a star outfielder who will spend one-third of a regular season and (most likely) one…

The Baffling Story Behind Kris Bryant’s Ultra-Rare $20000 Baseball Card – Bleacher Report

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Charles Rex Arbogast/Associated Press Terry Dulin had one of the most colorful and grandiose collections of rare Kris Bryant prospect cards on the planet. A full-time food broker who deals baseball cards on the side, Dulin stood to gain quite a bit of side money by showcasing the collection at the 2015 Fanatics Authentic Sports Spectacular—one of the largest baseball card shows in America. But during the convention, another unnamed…

Fantasy Baseball Rotisserie Trade Chart: Four rules for the deadline and top 250 – CBSSports.com

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The trade deadline for Major League Baseball is less than a week away. For most Fantasy leagues their trade deadline is not far behind. This will be the penultimate edition of the Rotisserie Trade Chart, and next week we’ll bring you both a Roto version and a points version. But before we get to this week’s chart, here are five rules to help you navigate the deadline:   Have a…

Aaron Judge could be the face of baseball, but he’s not the hero the … – Slate Magazine

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Two weeks after that Fallon video made the rounds, ESPN released its “World Fame 100,” a ranking of the biggest names in sports. There were golfers, a table tennis player, and a whole lot of soccer players. Lin Dan, the Chinese badminton star and “bad-boy sex symbol” known as “Super Dan,” came in at 88. There were no baseball players. Among American sports fans, the results look only slightly better…

How Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals Changed Baseball Forever – The Ringer (blog)

Thursday, July 27, 2017

This week, The Ringer is taking time to travel all the way back to … last year. Or a few months ago. We’re diving into the not-so-distant past to check up on what happened to that one lady, or to track the rise of an online social movement. Welcome to Recent History Week, where we’ll explore events you may have forgotten about and remind you why they still matter. Some watershed…

Winners? Losers? At baseball’s bonkers trade deadline, nobody … – ESPN

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A few weeks before the trade deadline a year ago, the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman, a star reliever who would spend one-third of a regular season and one full postseason in Chicago before hitting free agency. Earlier this month, the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez, a star outfielder who will spend one-third of a regular season and (most likely) one…

The Baffling Story Behind Kris Bryant’s Ultra-Rare $20000 Baseball Card – Bleacher Report

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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Winners? Losers? At baseball’s bonkers trade deadline, nobody really knows – ESPN

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

7:30 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment A few weeks before the trade deadline a year ago, the Cubs acquired Aroldis Chapman, a star reliever who would spend one-third of a regular season and one full postseason in Chicago before hitting free agency. Earlier this month, the Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez, a star outfielder who will spend one-third of a regular season and (most likely) one…

Trinity names new varsity baseball coach – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Last year, Michael Franchimone went to scout a Trinity Classical Academy baseball game as a Santa Clarita Christian assistant coach. “I actually sat in the stands at Trinity last year, scouting a game, and the families were talking to me and at that moment … they made me feel welcomed,” Franchimone said. “(I thought), is this something I could see myself doing in the future?”…

Aaron Judge Could Be the Face of Baseball – Slate Magazine

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Two weeks after that Fallon video made the rounds, ESPN released its “World Fame 100,” a ranking of the biggest names in sports. There were golfers, a table tennis player, and a whole lot of soccer players. Lin Dan, the Chinese badminton star and “bad-boy sex symbol” known as “Super Dan,” came in at 88. There were no baseball players. Among American sports fans, the results look only slightly better…

New Senate Campaign Ad For Mo Brooks Features Baseball Practice Shooting – NPR

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Rep. Mo Brooks with reporters in Alexandria, Va., following the June 14 shooting by a rifle-wielding gunman at a congressional baseball practice. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption toggle caption Cliff Owen/AP Rep. Mo Brooks with reporters in Alexandria, Va., following the June 14 shooting by a rifle-wielding gunman at a congressional baseball practice. Cliff Owen/AP A new Senate campaign ad for Rep. Mo Brooks uses audio from last month’s shooting at…

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Tuesday – ESPN

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Tuesday’s slate offers one of the best home streamers on the season plus two young flamethrowers. The Dodgers get a lot of attention offensively as they look to pick on a fan favorite. Pitching Pitchers to stream Jhoulys Chacin (R), 23 percent ownership in ESPN leagues, San Diego Padres vs. New York Mets: You might not have noticed, but Chacin has been…