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    Angels Baseball, CSUF Baseball, UCI Baseball, MLB Baseball, NCAA Baseball. I appreciate Art, & I like to create Art myself. I am, and forever will be, a Hard Core Punk Rocker. Therefore it's obvious, I love Hard Core Punk Rock. Mostly late 70's, early 80's, but I have become fond of some of the newer bands. I love to garden. I love birds, butterflies, pond fish, flowers, & lots of color. I try to look at life with optimism, but certain things/aspects, that piss me off, make me cynical about certain subjects, I'll try to never discuss here. I'm here for Angels Baseball! Go Halos!

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  1. Yes, I watch. I love Baseball. I go NUTS without it for 6 months!
  2. Well, now we know the high water mark for Trout.
  3. Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, a baseball pioneer and all-time great, in poor health Bob Nightengale, USA TODAYPublished 11:34 a.m. ET Jan. 30, 2019 | Updated 3:34 p.m. ET Jan. 30, 2019 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE Corrections and clarifications: In an earlier version of this story, an extra World Series championship was included among Frank Robinson's accomplishments. Robinson won two World Series, both with the Baltimore Orioles. Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson, who made major league baseball history as the first African-American manager, is in poor health, close friends of Robinson told USA TODAY Sports. The friends were granted anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly as the family has requested privacy. Robinson, 83, has been in hospice care for several months in Southern California. Robinson, a 14-time All-Star, had a legendary career. He was the Rookie of the Year in 1956 when he hit a rookie-record 38 homers for the Cincinnati Reds, won the Triple Crown in 1966 with the Baltimore Orioles, and remains the only player to win an MVP award in each league -- with the Reds in 1961 and the Orioles in 1966. He also led his teams to two World Series titles, winning with the Orioles in 1966, when he also was voted the World Series MVP, and 1970. Robinson, who had his greatest years with the Reds and Orioles, played 21 years in the major leagues before retiring in 1976 with 586 home runs. It was the fourth-highest total in baseball at the time, trailing only Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth and Willie Mays. The longest of those home runs came on May 8, 1966, when his 541-foot blast off Luis Tiant cleared Memorial Stadium in Baltimore. Frank Robinson slugged 586 home runs before he retired in 1976, the fourth-highest total at the time. (Photo: Louis Requena, MLB Photos via Getty Images) He continued to influence the game long after retirement, becoming the first African-American to manage in the major leagues, with the Cleveland Indians. He also managed the San Francisco Giants, becoming the National League’s first African-American manager, and later managed the Orioles, Montreal Expos and Washington Nationals. He compiled a 1065-1176 (.475) record over parts of 16 seasons, winning the 1989 AL Manager of the Year award with the Orioles. He spent the last 12 years working for the Commissioner’s office mostly as a vice president, and later as a senior advisor to Commissioner Rob Manfred. YOUR EMAIL IS YOUR PASSPORT Unlock exclusive access and special offers. Create Free Account CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE
  4. I was thinking the same thing..... LOL!
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    Luis Valbuena Killed in Car Accident
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    Anyone watching the MLB NPB Series?
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    Anyone watching the MLB NPB Series?

    Good! Looking forward to the game tonight! C-Ya in the middle of the night!
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    Anyone watching the MLB NPB Series?
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    Anyone watching the MLB NPB Series?
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    Anyone watching the MLB NPB Series?

    Unfortunately, no.
  11. • Thursday: 6 p.m. local/4 a.m. ET (exhibition vs. Yomiuri Giants)• Friday: 6:05 p.m. local/4:05 a.m. ET• Saturday: 6:30 p.m. local/4:30 a.m. ET• Sunday: 7 p.m. local/ 5 a.m. ET• Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. local/4:30 a.m. ET• Nov. 14: 7 p.m. local/5 a.m. ET• Nov. 15: 6 p.m. local/4 a.m. ET MLB stars excited for start of Japan Series Haniger, Petit on Japan Series01:14Nov. 7th, 2018 By Alyson Footer @alysonfooter Nov. 7th, 2018 Facebook Share Twitter Share Email Copy Link Print TOKYO -- Don Mattingly's admiration for Japanese baseball dates back to his days as a player -- first as a youngster playing instructional league ball in Bradenton, Fla., and then as a star player and one of the most recognized Yankees of his era. Mattingly would closely watch the Japanese players he crossed paths with over the years, noticing their strict routines and work ethic. From there, he became a fan. "I was that guy reading Sadaharu Oh books about balance, and things that he would do," Mattingly said, referring to Japan's all-time home run leader. "The culture and the love for baseball is something that was fun to watch. The work ethic of the Japanese players, their fundamentals, seem so solid." For the next week, Mattingly will be managing the Major League team during the Japan All-Star Series, which will feature seven games in three cities: four in Tokyo, one in Hiroshima and two in Nagoya. The tournament begins Friday with the first of three games at the Tokyo Dome against Japan's All-Stars, but first, there will be an exhibition game with the Yomiuri Giants on Thursday, at the same venue. Mattingly, who recently completed his third season as the Marlins' manager, expressed enthusiasm for the week ahead, emphasizing three themes: enjoy the experience, reach out to the fans, and play good baseball. "For me, my message to players has been we want to have fun, we want to enjoy the fans and experience, but for 3 1/2 or four hours a night, we want to play great baseball," he said. "We want to see guys be tough outs and grind out at-bats. We have a great lineup. Passing the baton from one guy to the next, to try to make it hard, to make it tough on the pitcher. ... I'm hoping we show that we're here to play and compete." MLB's Japan Series roster set01:23Oct. 29th, 2018 The MLB roster features 29 players from 21 Major League clubs, including four who were All-Stars in 2018: Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger, Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and Reds infielder Eugenio Suarez. The roster also includes two National League Rookie of the Year Award finalists -- Nationals outfielder Juan Soto and Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. -- and three veterans who recently played for the NL champion Dodgers in the World Series: infielder/outfielder Enrique Hernandez, infielder Chris Taylor and pitcher Kenta Maeda, a former member of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. The group gathered at the Tokyo Dome on Wednesday for a brief workout and a team photo, then met with the very large media contingent that closely follows baseball -- by far the country's most popular sport -- year-round. During a packed news conference, former Japanese star Hideki Matsui, who is currently serving as first-base coach for the MLB team, expressed his appreciation to be back in Japan in this capacity, both as a former Yankees outfielder (2003-09) and star player for the Yomiuri Giants (1993-2002). "This is going to be my first opportunity to see Japanese baseball in a long while," Matsui said. "I'm really looking forward to this opportunity. We'll show the best baseball possible to the great Japanese baseball fans. I'm looking forward to that." Matsui joins Japan Series staff00:39Nov. 6th, 2018 Molina, who has had an up-close view of Japanese baseball as a participant for Team Puerto Rico in all four World Baseball Classics, dating back to 2006, expressed his past enjoyment playing against Japanese star players, and said he anticipates a competitive tournament this time, as well. "I admire how they play, how they respect the game," he said. "I'm looking forward to playing against them." For Haniger, this tournament provides a sneak peek of sorts, given that he'll be back next year when the Mariners and A's open the regular season with a two-game set at the Tokyo Dome in March. Haniger said he's been hearing from baseball fans from Japan for the past couple of years, and he's happy to have this time to appreciate in person the passion Japanese fans have for the sport. "In the United States, there's tons of great fans, and baseball's big there," he said. "But in Japan, compared to the United States, it's probably bigger here. It's their No. 1 sport. It's pretty cool. I've gotten fan mail, I've had people reach out on social media throughout the past couple years of my career from Japanese fans that I never knew I had. It's pretty cool to see that." Japan All-Star Series schedule (watch games live on MLB Network) • Thursday: 6 p.m. local/4 a.m. ET (exhibition vs. Yomiuri Giants) • Friday: 6:05 p.m. local/4:05 a.m. ET • Saturday: 6:30 p.m. local/4:30 a.m. ET • Sunday: 7 p.m. local/ 5 a.m. ET • Tuesday: 6:30 p.m. local/4:30 a.m. ET • Nov. 14: 7 p.m. local/5 a.m. ET • Nov. 15: 6 p.m. local/4 a.m. ET Alyson Footer is a reporter for Follow her on Twitter @alysonfooter.
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    Congrats, Dodgers

    Revolting. Get well soon, man...
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    LOL! Lee's pushing up Daisies, he took a dirt Nap years ago!