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Now the Race is On
Five wins in seven games with New York have put the Orioles in hot pursuit of another AL East title
WHERE AM I BATTING TODAY, SIR?
On one day last week, for example, they told Weaver that while his team's collective batting average was only .217—an unbelievable .217—he ...
Big Willie's private war with Cousin Don
The very sight of Don Drysdale turns Willie McCovey of the Giants from an erratic power hitter into Paul Bunyan with a baseball bat
"Without Conigliaro batting behind Yastrzemski, it is less mandatory for us to pitch to him whenever the situation is tight. The word around the league is to have ...
AN ARMFUL DESPITE A BAD BACK, SEATTLE'S RANDY JOHNSON HAS OUTPITCHED GROVE AND KOUFAX
stood taller (6'10") or struck out batters more often (10.3 per nine innings) or thrown a baseball much harder (up to 100 mph) than Johnson.
IT'S WAR OUT THERE!
Whether a batter is hurt or even hit by a pitch doesn't seem to make any difference anymore. Each of the Tuesday slugfests illustrated half the ...
The Art of Nothing
Batters would hit only .222 against Ramirez in '08, and Greinke, who had a 4.63 ERA to that point, marveled at how his new teammate did it: ...
AN ONGOING EPIC
The top hitter among the regulars, Singleton, is batting .300, equaling his American League career average. The pitching staff leads the league with a collective ...
You can say he's made of true Britt
Chicago's Britt Burns is not just another one of those flaky lefties