Yankees Gearing Up for the 2012 Season
The New York Yankees made a very propitious trade last month and acquired a very talented pitcher from the Seattle…
Yankees Started Slow, But Coming on Strong Now
The New York Yankees began the season against the Tampa Bay Rays and were swept in their first three game series. Sabathia…
Pitching Mechanics, Practice Makes Perfect!
Effective baseball pitching mechanics are the foundation of successful pitchers. Every pitcher who has propelled to…
The Pirates are in First Place, the Pirates aren’t
Neil Walker watches as the ball soars over the right field fence The Top Another milestone reached for this year’s…
Mutiple All Stars
Wow! It has been so long since the Pirates have produced a team with multiple All Stars. The Buzz has to use the way…
Is Derek Jeter Finished?
Is Derek Jeter's career coming to an end? Many people believe so and why shouldn't they. Everybody knows that when…
Baseball Articles (80)
Brandon Wood is a Pirate
Since Neal Huntington and Frank Coonelly have been running the Pittsburgh Pirates they have been picking up the castoffs of other teams like they were all stars. Huntington history When Coonelly and Huntington took over you would think that they were trying to find their whole pitching staff from what…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Apr 25, 2011  
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SportsKids Tailgating
When people think of tailgating they remember back to their school days and the rollicking good times that usually accompanied a beautiful afternoon football game. However, tailgating has become so much more and it can be an incredible tool for bonding with family, friends and even the entire community. If…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 22, 2011  
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There Is Crying In Baseball
Jimmy Dugan: Are you crying? Are you crying? ARE YOU CRYING? There's no crying! THERE'S NO CRYING IN BASEBALL! A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN is one of my all time favorite movies and that line spoken by Tom Hanks character is one of my alltime favorite lines. But in recent…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 11, 2011  
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Who Can Get Houston Astros Team Apparel In North Dakota?
It is very frustrating to me and possibly others who cannot buy my favorite baseball team's apparel. I would like to dive into some of those frustrations with some detail. Please excuse me if this seems like a rant about poor choice in my region. Regional Team is Not My…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   May 04, 2011  
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Increase Bat Speed- Tips to Improve Bat Speed Fast
Learning how to increase bat speed can lead you in many different directions. Everyone seems to have an opinion on what works the best, and frankly, there are clearly some real gimmicky products and techniques that will do more harm than good with your swing. What I want to share…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Apr 13, 2011  
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Effective Baseball Core Workouts
Every player must understand the importance of baseball core exercises. The core is responsible for almost every movement involved in pitching, hitting, and running. Without a strong core, you will have a weak foundation for these explosive movements. Players who focus on building greater core strength, stability, and explosion are…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 05, 2012  
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Is Derek Jeter Finished?
Is Derek Jeter's career coming to an end? Many people believe so and why shouldn't they. Everybody knows that when a professional athlete gets older in years their performance starts to diminish. Jeter is 37 and the first half of the season critics were all over him. Jeter was all…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Dec 16, 2011  
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Coaching Youth Baseball
When you first start out coaching youth baseball, it could be very challenging because the philosophy is, and as it should be very different than coaching higher levels of baseball. It's usually a parent who volunteers to coach a youth team and often times they have very little coaching experience.…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 13, 2013  
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Can Bobby Valentine Turn the Red Sox Around?
This off-season Bobby Valentine left the Baseball Tonight Crew to accept the managing-position for the Boston Redsox. The Redsox fired their old skipper Terry Francona, due to their epic collapse in September last year. They have-an-abundance of talent to become contenders again and as the pieces are in place for…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Mar 09, 2012  
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Baseball Tips That You May Not Want to Follow
There is no perfect way to coach a team. Sometimes the perfect coach comes from instinct rather than by the book. Decisions have to be made on the spot and doing something that is not expected can sometimes make the difference in a game. Many coaches will do everything by…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 21, 2015  
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“Carlos Zambrano considering retirement”
Carlos Zambrano abruptly "retired" on Friday evening after a miserable performance vs the Atlanta Braves. Following the game he cleaned out his locker and told his friends that he was "retiring". Make no mistake about it, his performance last night was horrible. He gave up 5 homeruns over just 77…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 16, 2011  
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Proper Stretching for Baseball Pitchers
Stretching for baseball pitchers is an often-misunderstood topic. Many old-fashioned instructors still rely on the traditional stretching methods, and have failed to adjust with the new athletic research. Research that has been around for years has indicated that static stretching is ineffective as a warm up, and can actually be…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 16, 2012  
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Boston Red Sox Report; Varitek Joins Management
Jason Varitek Joins Management On Sept 27, 2012, Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington announced that long time catcher and captain of the Sox, Jason Varitek joins management as a special assistant. One of the most respected and revered players in Boston's history, Varitek will be involved in personnel…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Oct 25, 2012  
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Yankees Gearing Up for the 2012 Season
The New York Yankees made a very propitious trade last month and acquired a very talented pitcher from the Seattle Mariners. Michael Pineda the rookie phenom who had a promising start to his career is now a New York Yankee. It seems the Yankees have beefed up their starting pitching…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Feb 10, 2012  
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Baseball Training Aids Plus Equipment
Baseball training aids include everything from hitting cages, pitching machines, training bats, training balls, unique training gloves, and many more. When it comes to baseball training aids it can become very difficult to understand which equipment is going to help players achieve their goals. Most everyone knows a little bit…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 21, 2015  
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Mutiple All Stars
Wow! It has been so long since the Pirates have produced a team with multiple All Stars. The Buzz has to use the way back machine all the way back to 2009. What? 2009. That can't be right. The Pirates were horrible in 2009. But, the recollection is short when…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 12, 2011  
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Are The Washington Nationals For Real?
The Washington Nationals are currently leading the N.L. East with an 13-4 record and they do not show any signs of slowing down. They have-an-abundance of young talent and they are finally beginning to-display their true abilities. Although, the season has just begun the Nationals definitely look like a different…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Apr 25, 2012  
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A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Baseball No Hitter
In 1956 I worked in Worcester, MA with a schoolmate from the University of Utah where we had just finished our Junior year and were on a summer engineering internship at the Norton Company. With two other students, we rented a cottage on Turkey Hill Pond where I was chief…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 09, 2012  
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Baseball is it Still Our National Pastime?
Baseball is known as America's pastime, but the steady decline in major league baseball postseason ratings suggested that baseball is possibly on the decline as our beloved sport. For many years, baseball is all sports fans could talk about. In the 1920's baseball was enormous, fans would battle their way…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Dec 17, 2011  
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Easton XL1
The Easton XL1 is the best bat for any baseball player, you can’t overlook the fact that, the kind of bat you use while playing baseball could make or break your chances of winning a match. You could be having the perfect swing, but with the wrong bat, you will…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Aug 21, 2013  
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Two MLB Players Arrested for False Identities
Most baseball fans know them as Fausto Carmona and Leo Nunez, but surprisingly those are not their real names. Both players were-arrested recently and charged with using false identities. In addition, to using false names, they also lied about their ages and investigators discovered they were actually a few years…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Mar 19, 2012  
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Jonathon Niese Still Pitches, Watches Birth Of Son on Facetime
MLB Mets left-handed pitcher Jonathon Niese has probably had better days pitching on the Mets, but for him, baseball wasn’t the most important aspect of his life Friday. It was Friday night, where the wife of Niese, Leah, gave birth to Tatum Jeffery in Toledo, Ohio, being the second child…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 26, 2015  
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The Art Of Hitting A Baseball
If you've never been in the batter's box looking at a 95 mph fastball then it's difficult to understand the complexities of the art of hitting a baseball; yes it is an art form. To the untrained eye it appears simple enough, but a pitcher/hitter duel is a physical and…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Oct 20, 2012  
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Pitching Mechanics for the Youth
It is vitally important that youth pitchers understand the fundamentals of proper pitching mechanics. Proper mechanics are essential for velocity generation, pitch accuracy, and overall arm health. Unfortunately, many youth pitchers are taught incorrectly at an early age and subsequently end up having arm complication down the road. Developing good…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Oct 31, 2012  
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Josh Hamilton Slipped Up
A few weeks ago the Texas Rangers All-Star outfielder Josh Hamilton struggled with his addiction recovery. Hamilton went out to a bar in Dallas, Texas with his friend. During dinner Josh had a few drinks with his meal and did not think anything of it. However, when dinner was over…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Feb 19, 2012  
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The Baseball Glove
There are many things to consider when choosing a baseball glove. Players need to consider on what size suits them best. This also depends on what position the person will be playing. People need to keep in mind what their budget is before making the purchase. Anyone looking to invest…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 02, 2015  
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Prospect from FIFA Women's World Cup 2011
A prospect, just 1 issue I've been doing some scouting lately and I think I may have found a prospect. The only problem is the prospect is a she. FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 If you've been watching the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011, you've seen Abby Wambach come up…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Jul 14, 2011  
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Aren't the Angels Suppose to Be Better?
The Los Angeles Angels began their season with high expectations and the first few weeks have not gone according to plan. Their big acquisition of Albert Pujols has not panned out yet, due to the fact that Pujols is struggling badly. I believe Pujols has to-adapt to the American League…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Apr 29, 2012  
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Warmup And Proper Baseball Throwing Mechanics
BASEBALL WARMUP EXERCISES AND STRETCHING Proper baseball warmup exercises, even if they're not sport specific, start with something as simple as a jog around the field to get the blood flowing. Studies show that blood flow to the muscle groups is critical prior to stretching and strenuous exercise. Also, the…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Oct 22, 2012  
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Should they Ban the Home Plate Collision In Mlb?
Last season when Buster Posey of the San Fransisco Giants was hit hard trying to block home plate from the runner. Many critics were arguing about the viciousness the home plate collision creates. Scott Cousins of the Florida Marlin's was rounding third base and everyone in the stadium knew it…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Baseball   Dec 23, 2011  
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Every year the controversy of expanding instant replay in the sports industry is-discussed considerably.…

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