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Rafael Palmeiro

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  • Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote

    Rafael Palmeiro falls off Hall of Fame ballot; Mike Mussina receives 20.3 percent of vote
    While the National Baseball Hall of Fame was announcing Wednesday that three players in their first year of eligibility — pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas — had been elected by the writers' association in the...
  • Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina

    Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina
    Rafael Palmeiro, one of only four players to have at least 3,000 hits and 500 home runs, cannot be voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Finger wag and failed test aside, that’s a shame. After receiving...
  • Voting restrictions create uphill climb for worthy Hall of Fame candidates

    Voting restrictions create uphill climb for worthy Hall of Fame candidates
    Even though three very worthy first-ballot candidates – Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas – were elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, those who are selected for induction sometimes are overshadowed by those who aren’t. The...
  • Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard

     Salón de la Fama: Un castigo bien merecido para Dan Le Batard
    Como miembro veterano de la Asociación de Cronistas de Béisbol de América (BBWAA, siglas en inglés) considero un privilegio excepcional mi licencia para votar por los peloteros aspirantes a ingresar al Salón de la Fama. Por eso me irrita de forma muy...
  • An argument in favor of enshrining steroid cheats

    OK, I get it: steroids are bad and cheating is worse. What I don't get is why Hall of Fame voters have decided to draw this line at this time. Long-time members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America, who sit as judge and jury to decide who gets...
  • Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners

    Orioles make history with three Silver Slugger winners
    For the first time in franchise history, three Orioles players received the Silver Slugger award, given annually to the top offensive player at each position in each league. Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, center fielder Adam Jones and shortstop J.J....
  • Ex-Orioles Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez among 19 first-timers on 2014 Hall of Fame ballot

    Ex-Orioles Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez among 19 first-timers on 2014 Hall of Fame ballot
    The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was released Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, includes former Orioles pitchers Mike Mussina, Armando Benitez and Mike Timlin among the 19 first-time candidates. Greg Maddux, Tom...
  • Cooperstown 2014: Maddux, Glavine, Biggio, Thomas y Piazza deben ingresar al Salón de la Fama

     Cooperstown 2014: Maddux, Glavine, Biggio, Thomas y Piazza deben ingresar al Salón de la Fama
    A diferencia del año pasado, cuando ningún pelotero fue elevado al Salón de la Fama, 2014 podría ser muy prolífico en cuanto a nuevos inquilinos de Cooperstown. Al menos cinco jugadores elegibles, los lanzadores Greg Maddux y Tom Glavine, el slugger...
  • Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton

    Orioles may have trouble finding room in bullpen for Troy Patton
    Left-hander Troy Patton, who is currently serving a 25-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, is eligible to come off the restricted list on April 30, and the Orioles might have a tough time finding a spot for him when he is able to...
  • Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones

    Albert Pujols, 500 jonrones
        Albert Pujols se convirtió el martes en el vigésimo sexto (26to) pelotero en la historia que conecta 500 jonrones en el béisbol de Grandes Ligas.   El primera base dominicano de los Angelinos alcanzó la marca el martes al disparar dos...
  • There's a reason for lack of fanfare about Albert Pujols' 500th home run

    The number that matters most is not 500. The number that matters most is 0. That is the number of major league players that have hit more home runs this season than Albert Pujols. He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in...