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April 27, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The differences between the NFL and MLB Drafts are too many to mention. Put it this way: Major League Baseball will never be able to fill the streets of Nashville to announce the first picks of their event, and for good reason. Go down the list. Few have seen these baseball prospects play. It might...
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August 13, 2014 - 4:11 pm
Major League Baseball owners have officially kicked off what will be two days of meetings in an effort to find a successor for retiring MLB commissioner Bud Selig . The three finalists for the position - MLB Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred , MLB Executive Vice President of Business Tim Brosnan...
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August 07, 2014 - 7:29 am
When initial reports broke that Red Sox chairman Tom Werner was one of three finalists for the job as Major League Baseball commissioner, there was widespread speculation that he was not a candidate to be taken too seriously. Rob Manfred remains the favorite to take over the job from his boss, the...
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May 05, 2014 - 8:15 am
As the Reds head to Boston to play the Red Sox nearly 40 years after the franchises met in arguably the greatest World Series ever, exiled baseball legend Pete Rose  reflected on his first visit to Fenway Park . "I had never been to Boston," said Rose, who captured the Most Valuable Player award...
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April 16, 2014 - 3:55 am
Welcome to Wednesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at White Sox , 8:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Pirates at Reds, 12:30 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Cubs at...
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April 09, 2014 - 6:31 am
While Barry Bonds officially holds the record for most home runs in a career, there are some, like baseball commissioner Bud Selig , who still see Hank Aaron as the true leader in home runs. "€œI'€™m always in a sensitive spot there, but I'€™ve said that myself and I'€™ll just leave it at...
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January 17, 2014 - 4:28 am
During Game 4 of the 1978 World Series , an attempted double play by the Dodgers ended with a throw bouncing off Reggie Jackson '€™s hip and Tommy Lasorda yelling at the umpires. If instant replay had existed, the game that included a Yankees comeback in a series New York went on to win could...
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January 16, 2014 - 3:56 am
In his first public comments since the rejection of his appeal last week, Alex Rodriguez  said his 162-game suspension from baseball will give him time to rest. "I think that in the year 2014, the league could have done me a favor because I've played 20 years without a timeout," Rodriguez said at...
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November 27, 2013 - 2:59 am
Welcome to Wednesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL : Bruins at Red Wings, 7:30 p.m. (NESN, NBCSN) NHL : Flyers at Lightning, 7:30 p.m. (NHL Network) NBA: Grizzlies...
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November 21, 2013 - 3:33 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL : Blues at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN) NBA: Clippers at Thunder, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Bulls at Nuggets, 10:30 p.m. (TNT)...
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