Tag archive for ‘Baseball’
By Michelle SportsX On Friday, December 12th, 2014

A Jersey Boy Heads to Boston, but he’ll still be ‘My Tiger’ who roots for ‘Team Joseph’

The Lights at Fenway   If I told you that news Rick Porcello being traded to the Red Sox came within an hour of my tweeting a mock tweet to the owner of the Detroit Tigers that said, “Dear Mr. Dombrowski, More...

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By Tom Izzo On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Why We Need Alex Rodriguez In Pinstripes

Drew Hallowell/Getty Images   Face it, Derek Jeter is gone. He left us all with a huge hole, not only at the shortstop position, the top of the Yankees lineup and the team store, but the gossip department. More...

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By Sean Saint Jacques On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

American and National League Championship Series Preview

Steve Nesius/Reuters The Division Series in both leagues were short, but filled with drama and now that the real championship contenders have emerged. It is time to break down the Championship Series. In the American More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Rockland Boulders Win Game Four On Walk-Off Wild Pitch

Game 4 which took almost 4 hours to complete, a sloppy nine errors combined and four wild pitches plus seven pitching changes ended on an insane play as New Jersey Jackals relief pitcher Salvador Sanchez (0-1) More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Rockland Boulders Win Game Three Of Can-Am Championship

The Rockland Boulders had lost back-to-back games by one run to start the Can-Am League Championship Series but Matt Nandin changed that fortune in Game 3 on Friday night at Provident Bank Park delivering a walk More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Rockland Boulders Drop Second Straight One Run Game

Jon Talley’s two out, go ahead sinking line drive single to left field in the seventh inning proved to be the game winner as the New Jersey Jackals defeated the Rockland Boulders 3-2 at Yogi Berra Stadium in More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Boulders Tied For 1st Place with Jackals After 3-0 Shutout

Starting Rockland Boulders pitcher Joe Doninio dominated the New Jersey Jackals from the onset on Sunday at Provident Bank Park, limiting the Jackals to one hit over six innings, while striking out four and walking More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

The Wilmer Flores Experiment Will Not Work

Brad Penner – USA Today Sports With as many slings and arrows as Ruben Tejada has received over the last two seasons from everyone from the New York Mets’ front office to us lowly columnists at Double More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Brandon McCarthy A Diamond(back) In The Rough For Yankees

Adam Hunger – USA Today I’m just going to come out and admit it: I was wrong about Brandon McCarthy. Back in July, when I first heard the Yankees acquired the 31-year-old right-hander from the Diamondbacks More...

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By Steven Simineri On Monday, August 18th, 2014

Journeyman Carlyle Finds a Home in Mets Bullpen

Buddy Carlyle may sound more like the name of a 1950’s era lounge singer, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports recently pointed out on twitter, or an old vaudeville star, as another put it. However, Carlyle is a middling More...

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By Sunil Sunder Raj On Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Ryan Stovall’s 2-Run Walk-Off HR Lifts Boulders Past Quebec, 10-9

The fireworks were scheduled for after the game, but Ryan Stovall provided his own fireworks display in the 9th inning. The Boulders were down to their last out and last strike when Stovall clubbed a 2-run walk-off More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Friday, August 15th, 2014

Pineda Strong in Return, but Yankees Drop Two Straight in Baltimore

It seems like all season long the Yankees have been waiting for a hero, that hypothetical missing piece that will propel them to a playoff berth. How many conversations among Yankee fans this season began with “Once More...