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ND to MLB: Billy Sullivan Jr.

I hadn’t intended to go this long between my first and second post looking back at Notre Dame baseball players who reached the Majors, but other things — other posts, other interests — kept pushing it back. I do hope to take some time to work ahead on a few to have in written and

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Hitless, again

Another night, another no-hitter. This time it was Matt Garza, finally putting the Rays on the right side of zero-hit history after four instances of being held without a hit — three of them in the past year. Tampa Bay is the first team to experience both sides of a no-hitter in the same season

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2008 preview: AL Central

DETROIT TIGERS In general This is probably the most-improved team in baseball; certainly in the American League. Not only did the Tigers add an ace-quality pitcher — and a left-handed one at that (Dontrelle Willis, of course) — but they also got one of the game’s top young third basemen in the deal (Miguel Cabrera,

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Hawk and Jackson are just gone

In watching baseball at work, I have the privilege — or the chore — of listening to all of the various broadcasting teams around the country. The Dodgers’ Vin Scully remains the cream of the crop and the last of the legends. There will never be another like him. Ever. Scully continues to fly solo,

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On draft picks and jerseys

Updated… Some quick hits, because I suck at consistency and I’ll be away for a few days: This is what you get when Darryl Strawberry* is making your picks at the draft: You end up with Guillaume Leduc, a pitcher out of Montreal, who should be rushed to the Majors this season so that he

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