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    There were a few Yankees miffed at how quickly the video of Masaharo Tanaka’s frightening beaning last week made its way around the Internet and how much attention it got. And make no mistake: It was a terrifying moment, when the baseball rocketed off Giancarlo Stanton’s bat and collided with Tanaka’s head — the sight, the sickening thud, the amount of time it took the baseball to fall. But it was also a useful reminder: Baseball is no joke. From...
    There have been just a few Yankees miffed at how shortly the video of Masaharo Tanaka’s horrifying beaning final week made its manner across the Web and the way a lot consideration it bought. And make no mistake: It was a terrifying second, when the baseball rocketed off Giancarlo Stanton’s bat and collided with Tanaka’s head — the sight, the sickening thud, the period of time it took the baseball to fall. However it was additionally a helpful reminder:...
    Jon Lester (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty images) Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester is fired up about about the upcoming shortened baseball season. After what seemed like an eternity of discussions and negotiations, we will finally have real baseball in a couple of weeks. It’s going to look a bit different, as Major League Baseball compacted the 2020 season into just 60 games and teams will be playing regionally close games. But that doesn’t stop Chicago Cubs starter...
    Royals catcher Cam Gallagher, who played in a simulated game Friday, tested positive for COVID-19 — becoming the fourth Kansas City player, and second catcher, in the past week to contract the virus. Gallagher, 27, must quarantine and will not be allowed to rejoin the team until he has two consecutive negative tests, is free of fever for at least 72 hours and is cleared by a doctor, in accordance with MLB protocol. It is unclear if the test was...
    In case anyone was wondering, yes, Julio Franco still has it. A video surfaced Friday showing the former MLB All-Star stepping into a batting cage and connecting on a pitch with his sweet swing. Franco is 61 years old and probably has a better swing than some current players. TIGERS RON GARDENHIRE ADMITS DIFFICULTY WEARING MASK IN HEAT, MAY AFFECT COMMUNICATION Baseball fans on social media reacted to the video with some even wondering whether Franco could possibly get time...
    MLB: Today in 1914 Babe Ruth made his Major League Debut (video) By: William Parlee July 11, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram Share62Tweet62 SharesThe life story of the “Babe,” Gorge Herman Ruth It’s July 11, 1914, and this afternoon Babe Ruth will make his MLB debut as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Babe Ruth, the early years George Herman “Babe” Ruth born in...
    New York Yankees: The key to a World Series appearance relies on one significant player By: Alexander Wilson July 11, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesSlugger mentality. That is the mantra the New York Yankees follow when it comes to producing offensive greatness. Trading for Giancarlo Stanton and making Aaron Judge the face of the franchise, all centers around home runs and pummeling baseballs hundreds of feet....
    MLB: Today in 1914 Babe Ruth made his Major League Debut By: William Parlee July 11, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesThe life story of the “Babe,” Gorge Herman Ruth It’s July 11, 1914, and this afternoon Babe Ruth will make his MLB debut as a pitcher for the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Babe Ruth, the early years George Herman “Babe” Ruth born in 1895...
    Major League Baseball unveiled a big surprise Thursday afternoon: A schedule for the 2021 season. Not 2020, 2021. And it came a few weeks earlier than it would in a non-pandemic-muddled year, too. It’s unclear why MLB felt the need to book their calendars next summer when the coronavirus trajectory and impact could not be more of an unknown. It seemed odd to plan for something more familiar when the most unfamiliar, unprecedented type of baseball season is...
    This 2020 Major League Baseball season, should it actually launch, will feature fewer games, less travel and quite possibly zero fans. More Yankees-Rays games, tho (as the kids spell it). Or at least a higher percentage of them. That would be good for baseball and, at best from a Bronx perspective, challenging for the Yankees. Probably, it would represent the Yankees’ most significant challenge to a repeat of their AL East title. The small-market, stadium-challenged, little engines that...
    This 2020 Main League Baseball season, ought to it really launch, will characteristic fewer video games, much less journey and fairly probably zero followers. Extra Yankees-Rays video games, tho (as the children spell it). Or not less than the next proportion of them. That might be good for baseball and, at greatest from a Bronx perspective, difficult for the Yankees. Most likely, it will signify the Yankees’ most important problem to a repeat of their AL East title. The...
    This 2020 Major League Baseball season, should it actually launch, will feature fewer games, less travel and quite possibly zero fans. More Yankees-Rays games, tho (as the kids spell it). Or at least a higher percentage of them. That would be good for baseball and, at best from a Bronx perspective, challenging for the Yankees. Probably, it would represent the Yankees’ most significant challenge to a repeat of their AL East title. The small-market, stadium-challenged, little engines that...
              With news that Gov. Mike DeWine’s minor league baseball team cashed in on the Paycheck Protection Program, one may ask how Ohio’s top executive came to own a team in North Carolina or why he needed a taxpayer handout. DeWine has a 32 percent stake in the Asheville Tourists minor league team, The Ohio Star reported this week. The governor’s spokesman Dan Tierney said the loan was for $189,500, to be used to...
    DUXBURY – The Duxbury Little League program will resume next week after a player exposed to COVID-19 tested negative. Players were sent home right before the baseball game started after the league learned of a player’s exposure. The league started playing a week ago.
    (CNN)The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.When President Donald Trump and state and local leaders cast aside well-established, science-based protocols for protecting public health, they put thousands at risk of sickness and death.Dr. Kent SepkowitzFor those discouraged by the recklessness of policymakers, some solace can be found in the work of a group of healthy young American millionaires who are using science...
    Naya Rivera disappearance: What we know NYC restaurant customers bothered by rats while dining outside: report No high-fives? No spitting? MLBers adjust in COVID world CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wanted to hug, high-five and fist bump his players. After all, the defending World Series champions spent nearly four months apart before resuming workouts last week. © Provided by Associated Press In this May 4, 2018, photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper is hugged and lifted off...
    SAN FRANCISCO — The last time Buster Posey did not don a Giants uniform during the baseball season, there were questions regarding Bruce Bochy’s job security, uncertainty over whether Brian Sabean was a competent executive and legitimate fears held by lifelong fans of the team in San Francisco they would never see the franchise win a World Series title. How times have changed. Posey made the emotional decision to opt out of the 2020 baseball season Friday after...
    (CBS San Francisco) — As of this moment, baseball is scheduled to return on July 23. The New York Yankees will play the Washington Nationals, and the San Francisco Giants will play the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of an East Coast-West Coast doubleheader. Four months after MLB’s original opening day, fans and players can finally enjoy some semblance of normalcy. But don’t look too closely, because the scene will be anything but normal. For one thing, the stadiums will...
    (KPIX) — As of this moment, baseball is scheduled to return on July 23. The New York Yankees will play the Washington Nationals, and the San Francisco Giants will play the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of an East Coast-West Coast doubleheader. Four months after MLB’s original opening day, fans and players can finally enjoy some semblance of normalcy. But don’t look too closely, because the scene will be anything but normal. For one thing, the stadiums will be empty...
    Tom Hanks and Greyhound director on ensuring authenticity in the World War II drama CDs vs. money market accounts: Which is best for you? Fans return to baseball in Kobe but day ends in disappointment By Jack Tarrant © Reuters/KYODO Spectators are seen during Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) game between SoftBank Hawks against Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, in Fukuoka KOBE (Reuters) - A day that began with joy at a return to something resembling normality ended in disappointment for...
    After spending what felt like forever in quarantine, Nationals’ infielder Eric Thames has only one thing to thank for keeping his underhand steady, and that is cornhole. The backyard beanbag-tossing game was the perfect fill-in for pitcher fielding practice in which the pitcher covers first base. “Hours of quarantine cornhole definitely paying off in PFPs!” Thames wrote captioning an Instagram post of him perfectly executing an underhand toss at Nationals’ camp. “Only a few weeks to go til it’s...
    Thursday, July 9 Hillsboro 3, Portsmouth Post 23 Seniors 3, susp. top of 8th inning Saturday, July 11 Hillsboro at Waverly Post 142 (DH), 11 a.m. Minford & Jackson at Portsmouth Post 23 Seniors, 11 a.m. (tri-match) Portsmouth Post 23 Juniors at Hillsboro Juniors, 1 p.m. (DH) Sunday, July 12 Chillicothe 757 Juniors at Portsmouth Post 23 Juniors, 2 p.m. (DH) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Facebook Twitter...
    MLB Analysis: Why are there no women in Major League Baseball? (Video) By: William Parlee July 10, 2020 Follow ESM On Social Facebook Twitter Youtube Flipboard Instagram ShareTweet0 SharesMLB has no specific rules that say girls can’t play in the major leagues.  The did back in the 50s, be not now.  So why are there no women in baseball?  Could it be bias against women playing a man’s sport? Could it be they...
    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s professional baseball league opened the delayed season three weeks ago. Now fans are back, too. After playing in empty stadiums to get started, Japan began allowing up to 5,000 fans into the games on Friday, or 50% of the stadium capacity — whichever is smaller. Officials hope to allow stadiums to be filled to 50% capacity beginning on Aug. 1. Japan’s soccer J-League is also allowing fans to return, beginning on Friday, under the same guidelines....
    PROCTORVILLE — To turn a team around from a unit that had won just three games in two seasons combined to a conference title and a district final appearance takes a great deal of leadership. That, however, is what Fairland’s Bryan DeFoe provided at every turn for the Dragons. The catching standout, who helped lead Fairland to an 18-9 record during his junior season of competition, will join the Shawnee State baseball program for the 2020-21 academic year on forward....