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Bartolo Colón: The Dominican With the 2nd Most Wins in MLB

Julio Pabon | Posted 05.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

On Monday May 2, Bartolo pitched eight shutout innings in a 4-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Citi-Field before a hometown crowd to record his 220th career win surpassing Pedro Martínez as the second most wins for a Dominican pitcher.

Pedro Martinez Doubles Down: Tanaka Still 'Not The Tanaka I Saw'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.29.2015 | Sports

The popularity of Tommy John surgery has grown so much so that last year alone, MLB pitchers had more procedures done -- than throughout all of the 19...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Ballbase's Hall of Fame

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.25.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

If in fact PEDs do enhance performance what is the sum total of that impact when both pitcher and batter are using PEDs? Do they cancel each other out? Do PEDs contribute to foot speed making fielders more effective or causing an increase in infield hits and stolen bases?

Pedro Martinez Can Make History Next Sunday

Julio Pabon | Posted 07.21.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Pedro Martinez could really make his induction ceremony on July 26 historical if he would state a few words from the podium about the lack of other Latinos in the Hall of Fame. Next Sunday, Pedro Martinez will be inducted into the greatest museum for professional baseball players.

Why You Might Want to Go to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Julio Pabon | Posted 07.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

If you're a baseball fan and you live in New York City and you have never been to the Baseball Hall of Fame Museum, or to a Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, you still might have a chance to do so.

Meet The Baseball Hall Of Fame Class Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2015 | Sports

The Hall calls have been made. Former Major League Baseball stars Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio have been elected to...

Biased WAR and JAWS Stats Can't Keep John Smoltz From the Hall of Fame

John A. Tures | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Major League Baseball seems poised to admit its largest class into the Baseball Hall of Fame since 1936. Of those candidates for Cooperstown, fewer are generating as much debate as John Smoltz of the Atlanta Braves.

Pedro Martinez Shows Solidarity With a Young Pitcher

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.01.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Ventura is a very good young pitcher who was a member of the Royals rotation all year where he posted a very respectable 3.20 ERA and a 14-10 record. Bringing him in to pitch in an unfamiliar situation like on only two days rest seemed especially strange and almost cruel to the young pitcher.

Are the Boston Red Sox Thumbing Their Noses at Bud Selig?

Hart Seely | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Hart Seely

By inducting Clemens, Boston seems to be bucking the Selig iron rule of baseball morality: that no player accused of using performance enhancing drugs shall be recognized for his past achievements.

A Step in the Right Direction for the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The voting for the Hall of Fame is still hamstrung by a flawed electoral system, a backlog of good candidates and myriad steroid related problems, but the election of these three candidates is possibly a step in the right direction.

Jack Morris, Mike Mussina and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Because of the BBWAA's failure to vote many players into the Hall of Fame in recent years, including none last year, this year's Hall of Fame Ballot has well over ten candidates who have solid to excellent Hall of Fame credentials.

A Midsummer Classic Scrapbook: MLB Great All-Star Game Moments

Devra Maza | Posted 09.21.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

Scrapbooks are made for memorable moments. Within their treasured confines, they hold the highlights of lifetimes and preserve favorite pictures of milestone achievements. Baseball's All-Star Game is the perfect stage to fill those pages.

A Well Deserved Championship for the Dominican Republic

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.21.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

It is hard to imagine baseball over the last half century without the contributions of people like Marichal, the Alou brothers, Tony Fernandez, Joaquin Andujar, Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano and so many others.

8 Amazing MLB All-Star Game Performances

Posted 09.11.2011 | Sports

On the heels of a very memorable Home Run Derby, in which Robinson Cano hit a record 12 home runs in the final round to win the contest, the 2011 All-...

Wilson Valdez Won a Game and Became a Legend

David Paul | Posted 07.27.2011 | Sports
David Paul

Wilson Valdez has earned himself a permanent place in Phillies, and baseball, lore. Perhaps it is too soon to speak the name Dave Roberts, but Wednesday night's game was the stuff kid's dreams are made of.

Will God Get Credit For Winning The Super Bowl?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Paul Cloos Religion News Service (RNS) When the Auburn Tigers won the BCS college football championship against the Oregon Ducks, Auburn coach Gen...

Mets: The Case for Bobby Valentine

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

The Mets do not need another easy going, laid back manager who will always be calm and collected no matter how bad things get. They need someone with fire and aggression.

The Reality of Hype

Steven Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Hirsch

I believe I know the next unbelievable pitcher in Major League Baseball: Jenrry Mejia. At age 20, Mejia is ready to establish himself as one of the premier pitchers in the league.

The Pedro I Know

Jonah Keri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonah Keri

Pedro was a force of nature, a cross between Tyson and Ali in their primes, knocking you out with devastating blows, then tantalizing you with amazing finesse.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's a mess in Washington and we're not talking politics, it's the Redskins. The organization is blaming the media -- if it would stop printing the NFL standings, fans would have no idea the team stinks.

Rotator Cuff Problems Don't Just Affect Pitchers...

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

90 to 95% of people undergoing surgery for rotator cuff tears typically have good to excellent outcomes. The results for professional baseball players, however, have been less promising.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As I watched Derek Jeter set the Yankees all time hit record Friday night I thought about how remarkable it was how Jeter has lived for 14 years under the biggest media spotlight and has never ever had a blip.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The video screens at the new Cowboys Stadium are the 8th wonder of the world. They are 60 yards long and stretch from 20-yard line to 20-yard line. Cost? $40-million.