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Baseball Basics: The Unassisted Triple Play

  “What is the hardest play in baseball?” “The unassisted triple play.” Does this question ring a bell at all? Maybe from a Holiday Inn Express commercial that played a million times throughout the regular season. The ad wizards behind that one should be ecstatic because I have been asked to explain the unassisted triple […]

Baseball Basics: What Is A 6-4-3 Double Play?

What is a 6-4-3 Double Play? That is a question I get all the time from friends of mine, so much recently that I thought I would explain why announcers will refer to an out in this way. When a team is playing defense, meaning the players are in the field each of the nine […]

New York Yankees: Oh No Now Robbie Cano Is Day-To-Day

Brain Lewis of the New York Post reports that a bruised left-hand was the reason New York Yankees second-baseman Robinson Cano left the game in the eighth inning. The Yankees had Cano get x-rays and they came back fine. Cano is listed as day-to-day, which has Yankee fans on high alert, as Cano is one […]

Reviewing Top Three American League East Teams

The AL East is proving itself worthy of it’s reputation as the toughest division in baseball.It is difficult to imagine the post-season will be without either the Yankees, Red Sox or Rays, who have each have won the ALCS the last three seasons. (2007-BRS; 2008-TBR; 2009-NYY)Let’s take a look at this three-headed-beast: Boston Red SoxThe Boston Red […]

Robinson Cano, Francisco Liriano take the American League’s monthlies

PRESS RELEASE 05/03/2010 5:02 PM ET Robinson Cano, Francisco Liriano take the American League‘s monthlies 05/03/2010 5:02 PM ET MLB.com New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano and Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Francisco Liriano have been named the American League Player and Pitcher of the Month, respectively, for April. In 22 games last month, Cano […]

Robby Cano Don’t You Know Well Now You Do

Robinson Cano is a darn authentic baseball player, but after years the discussion of Cano’s promise to excel seems to be unfolding. Cano is leading baseball in hitting, with .407 avg, eight home-runs, five doubles, one triple, 17 RBI‘s and .444 OBP. To understand the importance of Cano’s impact, just compare Albert Pujols‘ stats, a […]