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Baltimore Orioles baseball game postponed, again

Police stand watch outside Camden Yards before the game was postponed between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox on April 27, 2015 in BaltimoreBaltimore's Major League Baseball team the Orioles postponed a game against Chicago's White Sox planned for late Tuesday, following a night of riots in the city. The Orioles had been due to play the White Sox late Monday, but pulled out after cars were torched, stores looted and officers attacked. "After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight's game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed," the Orioles announced on Twitter.


Posted on 28 April 2015 | 5:03 pm

Baseball’s Orioles postpone game in riot-scarred Baltimore

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Baltimore Orioles(Reuters) – The baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago White Sox scheduled for Tuesday night in Baltimore has been postponed team officials said following recent violence that has gripped the city. In a statement, the Orioles said the decision to postpone the scheduled 7:05 p.m. ET game was made after "consultation with Major League Baseball and state and local officials." Riots in Baltimore forced the cancellation of Monday night's game and just hours later Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake announced a week-long curfew in the city beginning Tuesday. The violence in Baltimore on Monday followed the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who was killed while in police custody.


Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:33 pm

Baseball standings

April 28 (Infostrada Sports) – Standings from the MLB on Monday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 12 8 .600 – 2. Boston 11 9 .550 1 3. Tampa Bay 11 9 .550 1 4. Baltimore 9 10 .474 2 1/2 5. Toronto 9 11 .450 3 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Detroit 14 6 .700 – 2. Kansas City 13 6 .684 0 1/2 3. Chicago White Sox 8 9 .471 4 1/2 4. Minnesota 8 11 .421 5 1/2 5. Cleveland 6 12 .333 7 WESTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Houston 12 7 .632 – 2. LA Angels 9 10 .474 3 3. Seattle 8 11 .421 4 4. Oakland 8 12 .400 4 1/2 5. Texas 7 12 .368 5 NATIONAL LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. …

Posted on 28 April 2015 | 6:19 am

Baseball results

April 28 (Infostrada Sports) – Results from the MLB games on Monday (home team in CAPS) BOSTON 6 Toronto 5 Kansas City 6 CLEVELAND 2 NY YANKEES 4 Tampa Bay 1 ATLANTA 8 Washington 4 CINCINNATI 9 Milwaukee 6 NY Mets 3 MIAMI 1 Seattle 3 TEXAS 1 CHICAGO CUBS 4 Pittsburgh 0 Detroit 5 MINNESOTA 4 Philadelphia 4 ST. LOUIS 1 Colorado 5 ARIZONA 4 LA DODGERS 8 San Francisco 3 Houston 9 SAN DIEGO 4

Posted on 28 April 2015 | 5:45 am

Baseball-Highlights of Monday’s MLB games

Highlights of Monday’s Major League Baseball games: – - – Mets 3, Marlins 1 Second baseman Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer in the top of the ninth inning, leading the red-hot Mets to a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. It was the fastest game in the majors in three years, according to STATS LLC. New York hit the winning runs off of Marlins closer Steve Cishek (0-1). Center fielder Juan Lagares led off the ninth with a double on a fly that went over the head of Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna, who did not judge the ball properly.

Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:21 am

Cards’ ace Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

MLB: Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals(Reuters) – The high-flying St. Louis Cardinals face a challenging test after confirming on Monday that pitching ace Adam Wainwright will miss the rest of the season with a torn left Achilles. Wainwright, who suffered the ankle injury running out of the batter's box while hitting in Saturday's win against the Milwaukee Brewers, will have surgery this week and miss nine to 12 months, the team said. "It is a test," St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. In the meantime, John Lackey, Lance Lynn, Michael Wacha and Carlos Martinez remain in a rotation that, through 16 games, has posted a Major League Baseball-best 1.97 ERA for a club that leads the NL Central by two games at 12-5.


Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:17 pm

Baseball-Cards’ ace Wainwright out for season with torn Achilles

The high-flying St. Louis Cardinals face a challenging test after confirming on Monday that pitching ace Adam Wainwright will miss the rest of the season with a torn left Achilles. Wainwright, who suffered the ankle injury running out of the batter’s box while hitting in Saturday’s win against the Milwaukee Brewers, will have surgery this week and miss nine to 12 months, the team said. “It is a test,” St. Louis manager Mike Matheny said. In the meantime, John Lackey, Lance Lynn, Michael Wacha and Carlos Martinez remain in a rotation that, through 16 games, has posted a Major League Baseball-best 1.97 ERA for a club that leads the NL Central by two games at 12-5.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:13 pm

Baltimore Orioles say to postpone Monday game amid rioting

BALTIMORE (Reuters) – The Baltimore Orioles said they would postpone a Monday night game after consulting with police, on a day the city was torn by the worst rioting the United States has seen since last year’s unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. (Reporting by Ian Simpson; Writing by Scott Malone; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 10:46 pm

Baseball-Highlights of Sunday’s MLB games

(Adds late game) April 26 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Sunday’s Major League Baseball games: – - – Orioles 18, Red Sox 7 Delmon Young had three hits and five RBIs, Bud Norris pitched into the seventh inning and Baltimore battered Boston 18-7. Chris Davis added three hits, including his fourth home run of the season and a two-run double, as the Orioles took the deciding contest of the three-game series. Jimmy Paredes tripled, doubled and singled to drive in three runs as part of Baltimore’s 20-hit attack. – - – Rays 5, Blue Jays 1 Chris Archer made his fourth consecutive start without giving up an earned run and Brandon Guyer hit a home run to lift Tampa Bay.

Posted on 27 April 2015 | 3:31 am

Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright, placed on the 15-day disabled list after he injured his Achilles and ankle stumbling out of the batter’s box Saturday night, is expected to miss the remainder of the season. FOX Sports reported Sunday that Wainwright is likely done for the season. Wainwright will have an MRI taken of his ankle on Monday. The Cardinals placed the right-hander on the disabled list Sunday with what is being called a low left ankle and left Achilles injury.

Posted on 26 April 2015 | 11:50 pm

Baseball – Google News

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Baby Hit in Head With Baseball Bat on Bronx Street: NYPD – NBC New York


NBC New York

Baby Hit in Head With Baseball Bat on Bronx Street: NYPD
NBC New York
A 2-month-old boy suffered a severe brain injury when he was hit in the head with a baseball bat on a Bronx street as blows rained down on his father early Tuesday, police say. Carmelo Anthony Tells Baltimore Protesters to "Build up Our City
Bronx baby smashed in head with baseball bat as thugs take swing at his dad New York Daily News

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 5:59 pm

Buyer Nabs World’s Most Valuable Baseball Card for ‘Only’ $1.3 M – New York Observer


New York Observer

Buyer Nabs World's Most Valuable Baseball Card for 'Only' $1.3 M
New York Observer
It's the most expensive baseball card in the world, but did this circa 1909 example of the T206 Honus Wagner sell cheap at the spring auction of specialty sports auction house Robert Edward Auctions? During the 2015 spring auction, which ran from April
Buyer gets a bargain on $1.32-million Honus Wagner baseball cardLos Angeles Times
Honus Wagner Super Rare Baseball Card Sold For Over A $1 MillionThe Inquisitr
Rare baseball card sells for more than $1M in online auctionNJ.com
Bleacher Report -ABC News
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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 4:46 pm

How Night Games Changed Baseball History – TIME


TIME

How Night Games Changed Baseball History
TIME
J. L. “Wilkie” Wilkinson, a baseball team owner, needed to put more bodies in seats. It was 1930, the year after the stock market had crashed, and the Depression was taking its toll. Not even baseball was safe: One team had folded; a whole league

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 3:00 pm

Postponing The Baseball Game Was One Good Call In Baltimore – But What’s … – Forbes


Forbes

Postponing The Baseball Game Was One Good Call In Baltimore – But What's
Forbes
While the City of Baltimore stated it had a balancing act between allowing peaceful protest and keeping the peace, baseball had the singular purpose of keeping it safe for the fans and players. Manfred made the right call as the game's ultimate umpire
As Riots Consume Baltimore, Orioles Postpone Baseball GameNewsweek
Baseball's Orioles postpone game in riot-scarred BaltimoreReuters
Baltimore Riots Shut Down Baseball, Businesses, SchoolsVoice of America
ESPN -Chicago Sun-Times -FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 12:52 pm

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for April 28 – Bleacher Report


Bleacher Report

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Strategy, Primer for April 28
Bleacher Report
Have a great start to the week on Monday in MLB daily fantasy? Time to get right back at it. Things didn't go so well to kick off this series? Nothing heals those wounds like winning the next day with a brand-new lineup. Regardless of the current
Daily Fantasy Baseball: DraftKings Pitcher Picks For April 28Fantasy CPR

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 12:20 pm

This isn’t the time for baseball in Baltimore – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

This isn't the time for baseball in Baltimore
USA TODAY
There will be a time for baseball, for sure. One day soon the riots will end and the Orioles will once again play in front of thousands of their fans, fans who simultaneously hate and love their city. That isn't hypocrisy, or contradiction, either, but
Baseball fans asked not to leave stadium amid Baltimore protestsPolitico
Baltimore baseball fans trapped in ballpark because of Freddie Gray riotsAmerican Thinker (blog)
Baseball fans in Baltimore asked not to leave stadium as protests of death in Dallas Morning News
voiceofdetroit
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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 11:44 am

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Starting Pitchers, April 28, 2015 – FanSided


FanSided

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Starting Pitchers, April 28, 2015
FanSided
If you want to discuss your streaming starting pitchers, other waiver wire additions, or let me know how our fantasy baseball coverage can be more of a help to you, find me throughout the day @FansidedFantasy on Twitter. In the coming weeks as the NBA …

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 11:02 am

First Pitch: Fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers for Tuesday – SportingNews.com


SportingNews.com

First Pitch: Fantasy baseball rankings, sleepers for Tuesday
SportingNews.com
Find today's fantasy baseball sleepers with First Pitch! You can use our starting pitcher rankings and batter vs. pitcher stats to set your season-long lineups, or create a winning lineup in daily fantasy baseball contests too. Here's a look at today's

Posted on 28 April 2015 | 5:52 am

De Blasio: New Yorkers are too mean to me at baseball games – New York Post


New York Post

De Blasio: New Yorkers are too mean to me at baseball games
New York Post
Mayor Bill de Blasio whined to a crowd of hayseeds in the Midwest about how New Yorkers are too mean to him at baseball games — and said he was jealous of how well his Milwaukee counterpart is greeted by fans. “I had the pleasure of taking in a
Mayor de Blasio says baseball fans boo at him because there's a 'universal New York Daily News

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Posted on 28 April 2015 | 12:04 am

Josh Hamilton on calling Dallas not a true baseball town: ‘I’ve said some dumb … – Dallas Morning News (blog)


Dallas Morning News (blog)

Josh Hamilton on calling Dallas not a true baseball town: 'I've said some dumb
Dallas Morning News (blog)
“The whole baseball town thing I've got to address,” Hamilton said. “I've said some dumb things, and I'll continue to say some dumb things at times. I'm not going to sit here and try to clarify all those things I said because we'd be here for a while
Josh Hamilton Welcomes Latest Chance for New Start, With RangersNew York Times
Hamilton's return to Rangers about baseball, not the other stuffFort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Fantasy Baseball 2015: Josh Hamilton's impact with Rangers, 2-start pitchers AL.com
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Posted on 27 April 2015 | 11:32 pm