June 20: Lesson in Attendance

June 20: Lesson in Attendance JUNE 20, 1948 | CLEVELAND, OHIO – Guess which team set the regular season attendance record on this date in 1948 (the dateline kind of gives it away)? It wasn’t the New York Yankees or some other storied franchise. It was the Cleveland Indians. The Indians drew 82,781 fans to…

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Mahoney perfect in Shrimp spot start

Mahoney perfect in Shrimp spot start Marlins right-hander Kolton Mahoney more than made the most of his first start of the season, tossing six perfect innings before Double-A Jacksonville fell to Birmingham, 1-0, on Wednesday. Source: https://www.milb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20190612&content_id=308047332&fext=.jsp&vkey=news_milb&sid=milb

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Ketel Marte Elevates, Celebrates

Ketel Marte Elevates, Celebrates Ketel Marte joined the Diamondbacks in November 2016 as part of a blockbuster trade with the Mariners. At the time, Marte wasn’t regarded as the biggest piece of the deal – one that also featured Jean Segura, Taijuan Walker and a pre-breakout Mitch Haniger – but he has evolved into an…

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Is Chris Archer Broken?

Is Chris Archer Broken? The Pirates decided last July to trade two of their prized young players, outfielder Austin Meadows and right-hander Tyler Glasnow, to the Rays for veteran righty Chris Archer. The Bucs took the gamble because they thought they were acquiring a top-of-the-rotation arm in Archer. That isn’t what they’ve gotten, though, and…

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June 27: HS to “the show”

June 27: HS to “the show” JUNE 27, 1973 | ARLINGTON, TEXAS – The Texas Rangers had their biggest crowd of the season on this date in 1973 to watch an 18-year old pitcher make his major league debut. David Clyde graduated from Houston’s Westchester High School just a few weeks earlier. The last time…

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