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  • Jerry Reinsdorf aside, next MLB chief's hands full

     Jerry Reinsdorf aside, next MLB chief's hands full
    One of Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf's greatest assets is he does what he believes he should without worrying much about what others think. This also, at times, is his greatest liability. Critics aren't always wrong. The same man who pushed...
  • The finest lines on Twitter this week

    The finest lines on Twitter this week
    So here we are, another list of the best lines I've found on Twitter this week. Discuss and indicate your choices, by number, in the comment thread. Come back later in the week to vote. 1. Since it would take human contact to get Ebola. Everyone on...
  • Jacobs: Cespedes Fills Many Needs

    Jacobs: Cespedes Fills Many Needs
    BOSTON — Boston already has Big Papi. So let's call Yoenis Cespedes the Big Need. The Red Sox needed power, especially right-handed pop. Cespedes had 17 home runs in Oakland in 2014. The entire Red Sox outfield has 14. It is a historical anemia...
  • Jacobs: A Worst-To-First-To-Worst Cycle

    Jacobs: A Worst-To-First-To-Worst Cycle
    After the Red Sox put an exclamation point on one of the most compelling stories in baseball history last October, only champagne bottles were left to be collected in the home team clubhouse. Before anyone is allowed to enter Fenway Park on Friday for...
  • The Creek is one of many BML teams hoping to rise

    As the Blue Mountain League regular season reaches the halfway point this weekend, you might sum it up by saying you've got the Hellertown Royals on top and then a big mess underneath. The Royals are off to a 10-3 in their 30-game schedule, but the next...
  • Stop offering Samardzija money, OK, Theo?

    Stop offering Samardzija money, OK, Theo?
    It's not that Jeff Samardzija would turn down $85 million from the Cubs, it's why would the Cubs offer him even that much? As an employee for the company that holds a 5 percent stake in the Chicago National League Ball Club, I need to know how stupid...
  • IronPigs coaches are baseball lifers who love family time, too

    In 1955, Ray Burris' family business called for the then 5-year-old — who had yet to master reading a children's book — to pick cotton, milk cows and work in the hay, barley and tobacco fields in Oklahoma's small southwestern town of Duke....
  • Lehigh will be represented by a record six players in Thursday's ACBL All-Star Game at Quakertown

    Lehigh University baseball coach Sean Leary said his job is not only to find the right fit for his players during the season, but also to find it when they're wearing different uniforms in the summertime. Lehigh and the Atlantic Collegiate Baseball...
  • Pilots' Alex Close excelling after draft disappointment

    HAMPTON — Alex Close is the first to acknowledge he's not a can't-miss, five-tool, Mike Trout clone. Sabermetricians don't swoon at his numbers, and Major League scouts don't speed-dial the front office after his every at-bat. But Close is a...
  • Reading into Sveum's take on Castro

    Reading into Sveum's take on Castro
    It is just me, or does everybody get the feeling that Starlin Castro needs to leave? I could be reading too much into this, but there’s more reading than actual baseball improvement with the guy. There’s more money than actual baseball...
  • Braun's big day wasn't the feel-good story that either the Phillies or MLB wanted

    PHILADELPHIA — On April 8, 1974, a home run was hit that was cause for celebration around the baseball world. On April 8, 2014, three home runs were hit that had at least some in the baseball world turning up their noses with disgust. On the...