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  • team's
  • Battaglia is focused on having the boys stay competitive, make sectional as well as push individuals deep into the post season, calling on the team's unity and their level of conditioning to reach these goals. (tapinto.net)
  • pinch hit
  • the Cardinals led 5-1 in the 8th inning and a win would move them back to within 2 games of L.A. But the Dodgers got 3 in the 8th and in the top of the 9th, late season call up Dick Nen , in only his 8th major league at bat, hit a pinch hit homer to force extra innings. (wikipedia.org)
  • opens
  • The full Major League schedule opens next week, on Thursday, March 28, per MLB.com . (inquisitr.com)
  • Veteran trainer Greg Sacco was on the halter when the gelding arrived to race for the 62nd time in his career when the Monmouth racing season opens on May 5. (tapinto.net)
  • Cubs
  • After a fastball to the back of the head in 2005 ended his major league career with the Chicago Cubs in his first plate appearance, he is the subject of a "One At Bat" campaign designed to give him a major league at-bat. (toledoblade.com)
  • Matt Liston, a filmmaker and longtime Chicago Cubs fan, started a petition on Change.org that he hoped would give Greenberg a shot at another major league at-bat. (toledoblade.com)
  • That was obviously one of the most unfortunate things that happened in baseball," Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. (toledoblade.com)
  • The latest buzz came courtesy of USA Today, which cited anonymous baseball executives in speculating that Maddon's "fate is tenuous" if the Cubs falter late. (chicagotribune.com)
  • Writer
  • Nevertheless, the RBI statistic was tabulated-unofficially-from 1907 through 1919 by baseball writer Ernie Lanigan, according to the Society for American Baseball Research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlanta
  • The Seattle Pilots relocated to Milwaukee and became the Brewers , thus returning Major League Baseball to Wisconsin for the first time since the relocation of the Milwaukee Braves to Atlanta following the 1965 season. (wikipedia.org)
  • Washington won the NL East last season by four games over Atlanta, finishing with the best record in baseball. (boonvilledailynews.com)
  • Atlanta will field one of the best young outfields in baseball after signing B.J. Upton in free agency and trading for Justin Upton to play alongside Jason Heyward. (boonvilledailynews.com)
  • play
  • They will play six or seven games against each of the other ten same-league opponents for a total of 66 games, and 20 interleague games . (wikipedia.org)
  • Major League Baseball: Play ball! (boonvilledailynews.com)
  • The conflicting announcements came Tuesday, by Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who cited the "tense world situation" as his reason to cancel, and by NCAA President Myles Brand, who expressed his wish that "the American way of life goes on as scheduled" as reason to play. (latimes.com)
  • A run batted in (RBI), plural runs batted in (RBI or RBIs), is a statistic in baseball and softball that credits a batter for making a play that allows a run to be scored (except in certain situations such as when an error is made on the play). (wikipedia.org)
  • A kid's only at-bat, and for that to happen … it's awful to think we spend our whole lives wanting to play in the [major] leagues, and you get here and something like that happens. (toledoblade.com)
  • Liston planned to fly to Florida Thursday to join Greenberg, who hopes to play for Israel in the World Baseball Classic qualifying round that begins Sept. 19. (toledoblade.com)
  • The Rogers Centre, where the Blue Jays play, is regarded as one of the unique venues of baseball. (tapinto.net)
  • Manager
  • What I do miss is being involved in the competition as a player and as a manager of fifty years, of waking up in the morning during the season and expecting to have an outcome of win or lose that night. (kuow.org)
  • start
  • Hanley Ramirez will miss the start of the season due to a right thumb injury, but the lineup still has plenty of power with Matt Kemp, Adrian Gonzalez and Andre Ethier. (boonvilledailynews.com)
  • The trial coincides with the start of the Major League Baseball season and the return to the sport of pitcher Andy Pettitte, a former Clemens teammate and friend who may be a key government witness . (washingtonpost.com)
  • second
  • It was then brought back and played on August 9, as a prelude to the second half of the season, which began the following day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to a strike in mid-season, the season was divided into a first half and a second half. (wikipedia.org)
  • sports
  • But when the White House reached out to pro baseball, NASCAR and other sports organizations to discuss marketing partnerships, some Republicans called a foul. (wwno.org)
  • sent the sports leagues a letter saying they, "risk damaging [their] inclusive and apolitical brand[s]" by promoting the federal health care law. (wwno.org)
  • Still, the White House as of now has canceled at least some of its meetings with sports leagues about potential partnerships. (wwno.org)
  • Some are very talented, some are less talented, but the successful producers in major league baseball - and probably in sports - they have a competitive physical and mental toughness. (kuow.org)
  • summer
  • Greenberg, a former pro baseball player, has trained all summer, working with a hitting coach, throwing, running, and lifting -- he can be seen on YouTube, shirtless and cut, clean-and-jerking a couple hundred pounds. (toledoblade.com)
  • The baseball legend's first trial ended after just two days last summer when the judge declared a mistrial because of a prosecutorial error. (washingtonpost.com)
  • next
  • He spent the next few seasons in the minors and played for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish from '08-11, but never returned to the majors. (toledoblade.com)