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#Baseball

# baseball - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Former Major League Baseball standout Jeremy Giambi dies aged 47
# RIP
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# RIP

Former Major League Baseball standout Jeremy Giambi dies aged 47

Feb 10th 2022, 6:49 PM 8,284 Views 4 Comments

Giambi spent six seasons in MLB and had his best success alongside older brother Jason in Oakland.

# baseball - Sunday 31 October, 2021

Atlanta Braves edge Houston Astros to reach brink of World Series title
# Top Of The World
From The42
# Top Of The World

Atlanta Braves edge Houston Astros to reach brink of World Series title

Oct 31st 2021, 9:42 AM 2,721 Views 0 Comments

Atlanta take a 3-1 series lead and could clinch the title in Game Five on Sunday.

# baseball - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead
# In Control
From The42
# In Control

Braves pitchers baffle Astros to grab World Series lead

Oct 30th 2021, 9:05 AM 2,646 Views 2 Comments

The Braves, who improved to 6-0 at home in the playoffs, seek their first championship since 1995.

# baseball - Wednesday 27 October, 2021

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1
# That's The Ball Game
From The42
# That's The Ball Game

Soler smashes home run off first swing of World Series as Braves take Game 1

Oct 27th 2021, 12:49 PM 3,413 Views 1 Comment

Braves pitcher Charlie Morton, who played a portion of the game with a broken fibula, has been ruled out of the rest of the series.

# baseball - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Baseball player hospitalised after being struck in the head with ball
# Ouch
From The42
# Ouch

Baseball player hospitalised after being struck in the head with ball

Aug 18th 2021, 9:15 AM 6,909 Views 5 Comments

Oakland pitcher Chris Bassitt was conscious when loaded into the ambulance.

# baseball - Friday 22 January, 2021

Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Baseball mourns death of long-time home run king Hank Aaron

Jan 22nd 2021, 9:31 PM 2,747 Views 1 Comment

Aaron passed Babe Ruth’s long-standing record in 1974 and his mark stood until an era rife with performance enhancing drugs.

# baseball - Monday 14 December, 2020

Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

Cleveland to drop 'Indians' from their name after 105 years due to criticism

Dec 14th 2020, 1:34 PM 3,609 Views 18 Comments

Native American groups have branded the moniker as racist, but Donald Trump opposes the move.

# baseball - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays
# LA Nights
From The42
# LA Nights

Dodgers end long wait for World Series with 3-1 victory over Rays

Oct 28th 2020, 8:08 AM 6,143 Views 5 Comments

The Dodgers’ Justin Turner was pulled in the eighth inning after testing positive for coronavirus, but later appeared in the on-field celebrations.

# baseball - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Rays rally with walkoff stunner to level World Series against Dodgers
# Game 4
From The42
# Game 4

Rays rally with walkoff stunner to level World Series against Dodgers

Oct 25th 2020, 9:18 AM 5,801 Views 1 Comment

Rays come from 7-6 down in the bottom of the ninth.

# baseball - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Dodgers strike first as Kershaw steers them to World Series Game One win
# Let's Play Ball
From The42
# Let's Play Ball

Dodgers strike first as Kershaw steers them to World Series Game One win

Oct 21st 2020, 8:15 AM 4,497 Views 2 Comments

The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3 as the World Series got underway.

# baseball - Thursday 27 August, 2020

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest
# TAKING ACTION
From The42
# TAKING ACTION

More major sporting events postponed, as soccer, tennis and baseball join protest

Aug 27th 2020, 8:00 AM 40,152 Views 56 Comments

Naomi Osaka withdrew her semi-final, saying ‘before I am an athlete, I am a black woman’.

# baseball - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know Field of Dreams?

Quiz: How well do you know Field of Dreams?

Jul 30th 2020, 9:30 PM 25,295 Views 19 Comments

Can you get a home run…?

# baseball - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

Sign-stealing tensions simmer again as Astros have to dodge Kelly's pitches
# Correa Threatening
From The42
# Correa Threatening

Sign-stealing tensions simmer again as Astros have to dodge Kelly's pitches

Jul 29th 2020, 1:42 PM 6,172 Views 1 Comment

It was the first meeting between the sides since the Astros were sanctioned for sign-stealing.

# baseball - Monday 16 March, 2020

Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks
# Shutdown
From The42
# Shutdown

Start of new Major League Baseball season pushed back by at least eight weeks

Mar 16th 2020, 7:08 PM 2,554 Views 1 Comment

The 2020 season will not start until mid-May at the earliest.

# baseball - Friday 17 January, 2020

Giants hire first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball history
# Going To San Francisco
From The42
# Going To San Francisco

Giants hire first full-time female coach in Major League Baseball history

Jan 17th 2020, 10:13 AM 2,817 Views 0 Comments

Alyssa Nakken will hope to help the Giants to bounce back from a disappointing 2019 season.

# baseball - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Astros manager and GM banned and sacked in scandal rocking baseball
# MLB
From The42
# MLB

Astros manager and GM banned and sacked in scandal rocking baseball

Jan 14th 2020, 11:01 AM 8,155 Views 3 Comments

The duo were deemed to have ignored a warning about illegal ‘sign-stealing’, observing the signals of opposing teams.

# baseball - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump
# Snub
From The42
# Snub

Baseball star to skip White House over 'divisive' Trump

Nov 3rd 2019, 12:53 AM 9,229 Views 3 Comments

Sean Doolittle is not a fan of the US President.

# baseball - Friday 1 November, 2019

Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump
# Invitation
From The42
# Invitation

Baseball World Series winners to visit White House despite fans booing Donald Trump

Nov 1st 2019, 5:59 PM 4,009 Views 4 Comments

The Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros to become Major League champions.

# baseball - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Underdog Nationals time their run perfectly to take Game 7 World Series win
# Dc Fairytale
From The42
# Dc Fairytale

Underdog Nationals time their run perfectly to take Game 7 World Series win

Oct 31st 2019, 7:53 AM 4,524 Views 1 Comment

They started the season 19-31 and were down 2-0 in Houston last night, but Washington has its first World Series since 1924.

# baseball - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Nationals force winner-takes-all World Series decider in explosive Game 6
# World Series
From The42
# World Series

Nationals force winner-takes-all World Series decider in explosive Game 6

Oct 30th 2019, 8:38 AM 4,533 Views 3 Comments

Nationals boss Dave Martinez became the first manager ejected in the World Series since 1996.

# baseball - Monday 28 October, 2019

Trump roundly booed at baseball's World Series as Astros move to brink of victory
# Unpopular
From The42
# Unpopular

Trump roundly booed at baseball's World Series as Astros move to brink of victory

Oct 28th 2019, 2:27 PM 35,345 Views 64 Comments

The US President was met by a chorus of ‘lock him up’ in Washington last night.

# baseball - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Astros alive in World Series after Game 3 win in Washington
# MLB
From The42
# MLB

Astros alive in World Series after Game 3 win in Washington

Oct 26th 2019, 10:46 PM 3,369 Views 3 Comments

The Astros are back in contention for a second World Series in three seasons after a 4-1 win.

# baseball - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

Nationals rout Astros to take command of World Series

Oct 24th 2019, 11:06 AM 2,746 Views 1 Comment

The Washington Nationals used a six-run seventh inning to pull away from the Houston Astros and take a 2-0 lead in the series.

# baseball - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Doping scandal guru says drugs still widespread in baseball
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Doping scandal guru says drugs still widespread in baseball

Jul 9th 2019, 11:09 AM 3,184 Views 3 Comments

Victor Conte told USA Today that players had worked out how to elude testers.

# baseball - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs dies aged 27

Jul 2nd 2019, 8:31 AM 9,934 Views 1 Comment

Major League Baseball player was found dead in a Texas hotel room on Monday.

# baseball - Monday 10 June, 2019

Boston Red Sox star Ortiz recovering after being shot at Dominican Republic bar
# Baseball
# Baseball

Boston Red Sox star Ortiz recovering after being shot at Dominican Republic bar

Jun 10th 2019, 9:10 AM 26,654 Views 17 Comments

Ortiz has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition.

# baseball - Thursday 30 May, 2019

'I'm just praying' - Child taken to hospital after being hit by foul ball during MLB game
# Spectator Safety
From The42
# Spectator Safety

'I'm just praying' - Child taken to hospital after being hit by foul ball during MLB game

May 30th 2019, 4:32 PM 6,364 Views 7 Comments

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr was reduced to tears after the incident.

# baseball - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

US baseball star set to sign €379m deal - the most lucrative sports contract ever
# Mike Trout
From The42
# Mike Trout

US baseball star set to sign €379m deal - the most lucrative sports contract ever

Mar 20th 2019, 11:07 AM 10,452 Views 13 Comments

Mike Trout, 27, has agreed an eye-watering 12-year extension with the LA Angels.

# baseball - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Falcao declares ambition to emulate Jordan with career in pro baseball
# Retirement Plan
From The42
# Retirement Plan

Falcao declares ambition to emulate Jordan with career in pro baseball

Mar 12th 2019, 2:13 PM 6,550 Views 7 Comments

The Monaco striker has a retirement plan in place.

# baseball - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Muncy's walk-off homer sees Dodgers win longest game in World Series history
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Muncy's walk-off homer sees Dodgers win longest game in World Series history

Oct 27th 2018, 10:42 AM 7,182 Views 3 Comments

The Dodgers finally got the better of the Boston Red Sox after a record-breaking seven hours and 20 minutes.

# baseball - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Strong outing from David Price sees Red Sox take 2-0 lead over Dodgers in World Series
# Baseball
From The42
# Baseball

Strong outing from David Price sees Red Sox take 2-0 lead over Dodgers in World Series

Oct 25th 2018, 11:33 AM 2,861 Views 3 Comments

Price fired six innings of two-run ball on Wednesday night at Fenway Park as the Red Sox secured a 4-2 win.

# baseball - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Red Sox top Dodgers in World Series opener
# Bean Town
From The42
# Bean Town

Red Sox top Dodgers in World Series opener

Oct 24th 2018, 8:10 AM 4,906 Views 3 Comments

How’d you like them apples?

# baseball - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Orioles become first pro team to wear braille jerseys
# Inclusive
From The42
# Inclusive

Orioles become first pro team to wear braille jerseys

Sep 19th 2018, 10:33 AM 5,057 Views 3 Comments

The baseball team were celebrating the 40th anniversary of the NFB’s move to Baltimore.

# baseball - Wednesday 1 August, 2018

Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night
# The Mets Suck
From The42
# The Mets Suck

Even The Mets had to laugh a little after a humiliating record defeat last night

Aug 1st 2018, 3:40 PM 9,319 Views 3 Comments

A 25-4 loss in Washington keeps the Mets firmly on course for a 90-loss season.

# baseball - Friday 11 May, 2018

Star pitcher denies video game caused him to miss Yankees game
# Playing Games
From The42
# Playing Games

Star pitcher denies video game caused him to miss Yankees game

May 11th 2018, 7:29 AM 6,907 Views 2 Comments

David Price was scratched from a scheduled start for the Red Sox this week.

# baseball - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Rivals Red Sox and Yankees to meet in London double-header next year
# Pitching Up
From The42
# Pitching Up

Rivals Red Sox and Yankees to meet in London double-header next year

May 8th 2018, 3:23 PM 2,777 Views 7 Comments

The 2019 games, set for June 29-30 at London’s Olympic Stadium, will be the first regular-season MLB games played in Europe.

# baseball - Monday 23 April, 2018

Baseball player faces record 21 pitches in unprecedented 13 minutes at bat
# Duel
From The42
# Duel

Baseball player faces record 21 pitches in unprecedented 13 minutes at bat

Apr 23rd 2018, 5:29 PM 5,552 Views 2 Comments

“I wasn’t going to give it up, and the pitcher wasn’t either,” Brandon Belt said.

# baseball - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Bryce Harper breaks his bat, still hits a 400 foot home run
# The Bryce Is Right
From The42
# The Bryce Is Right

Bryce Harper breaks his bat, still hits a 400 foot home run

Apr 17th 2018, 10:19 AM 3,926 Views 5 Comments

The Nationals star wasn’t about to let some broken lumber stop him from hitting it out of the park.

# baseball - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Yankees and Red Sox clear benches in brawl that renewed baseball's biggest rivalry
# Down To The Brawl Game
From The42
# Down To The Brawl Game

Yankees and Red Sox clear benches in brawl that renewed baseball's biggest rivalry

Apr 12th 2018, 4:37 PM 7,730 Views 5 Comments

Just when we thought they were friends…

# baseball - Thursday 29 March, 2018

The Cubs hit the very first pitch of the new baseball season for a home run
# Opening Day
From The42
# Opening Day

The Cubs hit the very first pitch of the new baseball season for a home run

Mar 29th 2018, 6:42 PM 5,046 Views 7 Comments

Ian Happ, come on down…

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