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Baseball loses a beloved player

Baseball loses a beloved player

Trevor Morris
September 29, 2016
Filed under Baseball, Journal Pro Sports Column

We oftentimes forget that baseball is a game. For fans, baseball can be a passion and for me, it has often been an escape. When an icon in the game of baseball passes away, especially at a young age, we come to find baseball is more than just a game. For a lot of the players it is more than just a paycheck, it...

TV ratings for World Series tank

TV ratings for World Series tank

Jeremy Hayes
October 29, 2014
Filed under Sports

Major League Baseball is no longer gracing the television screens across America like it use to. Baseball is widely known and referred to as “America’s pastime,” but NBC’s Sunday Night Football overshadowed Game 5 of the World Series according to overnight TV ratings. The football game featured...

The “Derek Jeter retirement tour” concludes

The “Derek Jeter retirement tour” concludes

Sammy Hurwitz
October 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

By Sammy Hurwitz It's over. Derek Jeter’s career ended on a high note, as the 20-year Major League Baseball veteran was removed from Sunday’s ballgame after hit number 3,465. His “un-Jeter-like” season concluded, also, with a New York Yankees victory. After a fist pump and one final moment in the...

Boston Red Sox offer another season to forget

Boston Red Sox offer another season to forget

September 24, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

By Brian Horner The 2013 World Championship brought a lot of expectations for the Boston Red Sox 2014 season which fell very short of every fan wants and desires. The Red Sox will finish last in their conference and third to last in their division disappointing fans. One of the many problems for...

Red Sox run into trouble early in the season

Red Sox run into trouble early in the season

April 9, 2014
Filed under Baseball, Sports

By: Mario Vasquez The Red Sox (3-5) were swept at home by a national league team for the first time since 2012. Were they possibly distracted by the events carried over from winning the World Series last year? Either way, they are professionals. Congratulations to Red Sox for a spectacular season,...

Red Sox set to face St. Louis Cardinals in World Series

Red Sox set to face St. Louis Cardinals in World Series

Jeremy Hayes
October 23, 2013
Filed under Sports

The stage is set. The Boston Red Sox have worked their way to the World Series to face the National League Champion St. Louis Cardinals. The Red Sox played a tough series with the Detroit Tigers, and although they had trouble at the plate at the start of the series, they managed to put runs together...

Red Sox bounce-back season moves towards playoffs

Red Sox bounce-back season moves towards playoffs

CJ Haddad
September 18, 2013
Filed under Baseball, Sports

As Major League Baseball winds down its regular season, post-season matchups are becoming clearer, and teams are fighting for their proverbial lives. With the new extended wild card this year, teams who are usually looking up from the middle of the standings have a chance to grab a second spot. The new...

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up

Excitement abound as MLB playoffs heat up

CJ Haddad
October 17, 2012
Filed under Baseball, Sports

And then there were four. This MLB post-season has been filled with dramatics as all four ALDS and NLDS series came down to game five. Those left standing are the Yankees and Tigers from the American League, and the Giants and defending World Series champs, the Cardinals. In the American League...

Opinion: Red Sox will win World Series this year

Alex Mellion
June 6, 2011
Filed under Baseball, Sports

After some initial doubts to start the season, I can confidently say that the Boston Red Sox will win the World Series this year.  Everything is finally coming together, and the team is now full of MVP and Cy Young candidates. A lot of naysayers counted the Red Sox out during the first weeks of the...

Pitching prospect Drabek looking to make good impression

Pitching prospect Drabek looking to make good impression

Alex Hall
March 11, 2011
Filed under Sports

Last season, the Philadelphia Phillies were able to pull off a major blockbuster trade at the deadline, shaking up their roster and changing the landscape of the National League. The team sent three minor league players, including Kyle Drabek, to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for All-Star pitcher...

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