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Nationals Show Power In 6-4 Win Over Dodgers, Spoil Pederson's Majors Debut

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders. 600 more words


Latest MLB Leaders (March 22nd - August 31st)

With the first five months of the 2014 MLB season in the books, I thought I’d take the first day of the new month to recap the season thus far. 355 more words


1969: We’ve Got to Get Ourselves Back to the Garden

In response to the Woodstock Music and Art Fair of August 1969, folk singer Joni Mitchell penned a lyrical ballad “Woodstock,” which became a major hit for Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young.  7,662 more words

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In The Time Of Clayton Kershaw

One of my favorite quotes comes from Odysseus who said “If they ever tell my story let them say that I walked with giants. Men rise and fall like the winter wheat, but these names will never die. 461 more words


"Lord, if you ever Helped a Mortal Man, help me get that Ball"

Outfielder turned evangelist Billy Sunday spent a month during 1902 traveling through the small towns of East Central Indiana, preaching in the small towns that rose as a result of the… 534 more words

Why Pitchers Shouldn't Hit

Baseball has made many strides while commissioner Selig has been in office. Instant replay, home plate collisions and evening out the AL and NL to 15 teams name a few. 730 more words


The frustration Cardinals fans are feeling is warranted, not because they are spoiled

The 2014 Cardinals don’t strike the average fan as underachievers. Why would they? They currently claim the top National League wild card spot, and they have the fourth best record in the NL at 71-61. 636 more words