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Eckstein Joins Pirates Front Office

Former Florida baseball player and major league infielder David Eckstein joined the Pittsburgh Pirates front office as their special assistant for baseball operations. This is Eckstein’s first front office role in Major League Baseball. Eckstein will work alongside his brother Rick Eckstein, the Pirates’ hitting coach. College Baseball Career Eckstein began …

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Red Sox, Mets Off To Hot Start This Season

The 2018 MLB Season is less than 20 days in and the layout of the league is already beginning to take shape. Two teams, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, are off to hot starts with two of the best records in Major League Baseball. The Red …

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David Ross After Baseball

David Ross started his baseball career in 1996 with the Auburn University Tigers where he played until 1998. He then transferred to the University of Florida and became one of the few players to attend a College World Series with two different teams.   After college, Ross was drafted to …

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Tampa Bay Rays Begin 2018 Campaign

The Tampa Bay Rays begin their 20th season in Tampa on Thursday. The team’s first series will be against the Boston Red Sox at home. First pitch for Thursday’s game is 4:10 p.m. A Different Rays Team In the 2017 campaign, Tampa Bay was led on offense by Corey Dickerson, …

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Marlins, Rays and Braves All Chasing Division Leaders

The Tampa Bay Rays (40-38), Atlanta Braves (36-39) and Miami Marlins (34-40) are all in hot pursuit of division leaders. After the weekend’s games, the Rays are two and a half games back of the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees in the AL East. In the NL East, the Marlins and Braves are …

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National League Wild Card Race Heading Toward a Heated Finish

With just nine teams left in the National League wild card race, three lead their divisions, three are tied for the wild card spots, and three are trying to push into a spot themselves. But just a week and a half remains of the regular season. The three division leaders — the Washington Nationals, Chicago Cubs …

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Miami Marlins Holding on to Hope of NL Wild Card Berth

Marlins had an exciting win Tuesday night at home over the Nationals with a final score of 1-0, due in large part to Giancarlo Stanton’s home run.  Earlier in the month, Marlins’ manager Don Mattingly said the chances are slim for the Marlins to make it to the playoffs. Now, with Miami’s third …

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MLB Preview Tonight

It’s summer time—the best time to go to a baseball game and experience the atmosphere.  Major League Baseball has a lot of action tonight as 14 of the leagues 30 teams are set out to play.  Though we might think we know the teams that will be in the playoffs, the …

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