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Catching Up With Former Florida Gator David Eckstein

David Eckstein is a former walk-on infielder for the Florida Gators who went on to play 10 seasons of Major League Baseball for five different teams. He is a two-time World Series champion and is still involved with the league, today. He is now a “Special Assistant” in the Pittsburgh …

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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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Construction on Florida’s new ballpark is right on track

Baseball season may have been cut short, but the Gators have a lot to look forward to. Construction is right on track for a glorious new ballpark that the Florida baseball program will soon call home. Just over a year ago construction began on a new stadium for the Florida …

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Thanksgiving Means Turkey, Stuffing and…the World Series?

Yes, you read that headline correctly. It’s just as weird of a concept to the person who penned it. Before 2001, the idea of November baseball was unheard of. It has never happened, and the first time it did, it wasn’t supposed to happen either. Following the Sept. 11 attacks, …

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Dusty Baker hopeful about Astros

Astros Manager Dusty Baker

Former Nationals manager Dusty Baker signed with the Houston Astros in late January in the midst of the Astros scandal. Less than a month later, Baker is feeling optimistic about his new team. Ready to focus on baseball Dusty Baker addressed the media and said he is ready to focus …

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Boone speaks out regarding Astros in ALCS

At the bottom of the ninth inning, Jose Altuve stepped up to the plate. The game was tied 4-4 in the ALCS Championship. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman delivered his pitch to send the game to extra innings. Altuve sent the baseball over the fence, and Houston Astros advanced to the …

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Betts and Price headline blockbuster deal between Dodgers and Red Sox

Last night, the Red Sox and Dodgers agreed to a blockbuster trade that included Mookie Betts, David Price and Alex Verdugo. That trade has rocked the baseball landscape. Details of the trade Three teams and five players are involved in this trade. In exchange for Betts and Price, young outfielder …

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Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Lunhow Pay A Steep Price for Sign Stealing

In a press conference before Game 4 of the 2019 American League Championship Series, Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was asked about sign stealing. The New York Yankees had heard whistling coming from the Astros dugout and were concerned. Hinch dismissed it, saying in part “in reality, it’s a joke… …

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Nationals Clinch First World Series in Franchise History

Cinderella story complete. The Washington Nationals are the 2019 World Series Champions. At one point this season, the Nationals were 19-31 and were on the verge of selling some of their best assets at the trade deadline. Fast forward to October, the Nationals clinched a wildcard berth and beat the …

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