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Tweet Ned Yost just received a phone call from President Barack Obama moments ago. As per an email to this blogger from the White House Press Pool, this is what The President said: On the record from WH Press Secretary Josh Earnest: “Aboard Air Force One en route Newark, New Jersey, the President called Ned Yost, manager of the World Series Champion Kansas City Royals. The President said the team was a lot of fun to watch and that they’d made long-suffering Royals fans justifiably proud. He said he was looking...

Tweet Ballpark Vote, a well-done website by Brant Cebulla, Karl Schumann , and Claire Dierksen, allows the Internet-going public to weigh in on the discussion around the need for a new stadium for the Oakland A’s, by voting for one of the current site choices: Howard Terminal, on the water in Oakland Coliseum City, where the current Coliseum sits Estuary Waterfront Project, also on the water in Oakland Cisco Field, in San Jose next to the Pavilion Raley Field, in Sacramento where the AAA Rivercats play According to Newballpark...

Tweet The San Diego Padres Ball Girl is Catalina McKasson! The San Diego Padres Ball Girl who made quite a baseball opening day impression on the World when she made that huge grab of Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso’s foul ball headed right for the head of an LA Dodgers fan, still has the Internet buzzing. But everyone wants to know who The San Diego Padres Ball Girl is? She’s Catalina McKasson. And according to her Facebook page, Catalina McKasson is a mother of three darling girls, and works as a probation...

Tweet News & Observer… GOODALL The_Associated_Press. Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print. Red Sox Rays Spring Baseball. Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers grabs a fly out by Boston Red Sox Dustin Pedroia in the fifth inning of an exhibition baseball game … and more …read more Source: Port Of Oakland News From Google News      ...

Tweet Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers hitter, tied a record slamming four home runs as the Rangers beat The Orioles 10 to 3. Hamilton is the 16th player to hit four homers in a game, coming off two sets of two-homers in Tuesday’s contest. Here’s the video from MLB.com: Your browser does not support iframes. (And be warned: MLB Advanced Media is blocking any use of video of the feat – I didn’t make one. In fact, this blog is originating from Houston’s airport, where I’m on a two-hour layover...

Tweet Share “ ANOTHER ATHLETE FOR CHRIST: “God is so good,” Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber said this afternoon moments after he threw a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners.It’s not a line he says only after winning–or after doing something amazing like throwing the 21st perfect game in major league history. Want proof? Just look at his Twitter feed. “If you’re looking for answers, you’ve come to the wrong place,” he says in his Twitter bio. “But,...

Tweet By Anthony Carillo Is no one clean in Major League Baseball anymore? The 2011 National League Most Valuable Player, Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers, tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. He was asked to give urine samples during the playoffs, and he knew weeks before he got the award that he was going to face a suspension. The tests showed that Braun had a large amount of synthetic testosterone in his body, meaning the testosterone wasn’t made by his body. This Brewer’s outfielder was one of the young...

Tweet The deal to send MLB slugger Albert Pujois to the Anaheim Angels, and paired with Pitcher CJ Wilson, was an early Christmas present for Angels fans. But it rudely ended the party the Miami Marlins started in making noise about their desire to have the home run great on their remade team. You have to give it to the Miami Marlins. In building a new stadium, rolling out new uniforms, and making big, bold stroke deals – or trying to – the organization’s sending a message to fans that it means to give high...

Tweet The Miami Marlins are the new name of the Florida Marlins, and to this blogger, even if the new uniforms, revealed via a Twitter leak after a marketing event held by the Marlins on Friday, look more like something Speed Racer would wear, welcomes the change. Because now, the Marlins, which are located in and impact the Miami Metropolitan area, do act as if they serve their city. There’s no shame in a sports team supporting the town its located in. Why some organizations elect to avoid doing that is, more often...

Tweet   More at Zennie62.com | Follow me on Twitter! In a strongly worded letter I just received as of this writing from the office of Oakland City Attorney John Russo (and is reproduced in full at the end of this post), Oakland’s lawyer penned what is without a doubt the strongest attack on the Oakland Athletics attempts to leave Oakland by and Oakland City Official. Russo writes: Oakland A’s managing partner Lew Wolff is a talented and smart businessman. But if Wolff thinks anybody is buying his sob...

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