Arizona Diamondbacks: Centerfielder A.J. Pollock had a big game Wednesday, hitting two HRs and driving in four runs. Pollock may not have even begun the season with the team except for the injuries suffered by Adam Eaton an Cody Ross, problem is when those two return from the DL there may be no room for […]
El center fielder de los campeones de 1941. (The centerfielder of the venezuelan amateur team that won the World Champioship in 1941).
HÃ©ctor BenÃtez Redondo dejÃ³ de existir este viernes 17 de junio de 2011. Era uno de los sobrevivientes de aquel equipo que habÃa hecho sonreir a toda Venezuela. Su elegancia con el guante, y su efectividad con el madero fueron los comentarios que mÃ¡s escuchÃ© o leÃ sobre quiÃ©n conformaba junto a JosÃ© Antonio Casanova […]
So, Andre Dawson is in the Hall of Fame as a member of the Montreal Expos. Heâ€™s the third former Expos player to be inducted, following Gary Carter and Tony Perez. Manager Dick Williams and coach Duke Snider are also in and thereâ€™s a good chance that John McHale will join them posthumously some day. […]
â€œCorre, corre que la pelota se le perdiÃ³ entre los arbustosâ€. Los muchachos saltan a un lado del solar de asfalto, el bate todavÃa rueda sobre la superficie plÃ¡stica espolvoreada con motas de arenilla que abona algunas plÃ¡ntulas obstinadas que crecen entre las grietas asfÃ¡lticas. Al fondo, bajo el azul y el brillo de media […]
While liquid sunshine continues to wreak havoc with spring training schedules, there’s no better alternative than writing about baseball. These are the latest tidbits from the camps around the Grapefruit League: Andruw Jones, signed for only $500,000 by the Chicago White Sox, might turn out to be the best free-agent acquisition of the winter. Once […]
Signed as an 18-year-old in 1958, Willie Davis was a ballplayer of many talents and many quirks. A multiple threat in high school, Willie was a basketball star, as well as a right hand hitting lefty pitcher and first baseman with blazing speed. After a makeover courtesy of Dodger scout Kenny Myers, Davis became a […]