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Jackie Robinson Day and More UCLA Bruins in Baseball

Jackie Robinson changed baseball and changed America 68 years ago today, on April 15, 1947 when by playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers, he became the first African-American to play major league baseball. As has been done in each of the … Continue reading

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Pitching Matchup Was Key to Giants Easy Win over Pirates

As they regular season wore down to the end, the San Francisco Giants had a better chance of catching the Dodgers for the National League West Division lead than of failing to secure a wild card playoff spot. So, while … Continue reading

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Carl Crawford, Juan Uribe Save Mattingly’s Job; Rookie Follow-Up

Don Mattingly’s decision to start Clayton Kershaw in game four of the National League Division Series against the Braves was a mistake, regardless of the outcome, an outcome that he can thank Carl Crawford and Juan Uribe for, for the … Continue reading

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Rookie Starting Pitchers Mature or Die in Baseball Playoffs

When the Dodgers and Braves take the field tonight in game three of their Division Series, it will be rookie Hyun Jin-Ryu (14-8, 3.00) for Los Angeles and rookie Julio Teheran (14-8, 3.20) for the Braves: A vital game three … Continue reading

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Sep 19, 2013 MLB Notes: Cole v kennedy, 2 Hamiltons, LAA 3B

It was a battle of Bruin v trojan brain surgeon this afternoon in Pittsburgh, as the Padres rolled out their recent pick-up, one-season-wonder and major league baseball’s number one headhunter, former brain surgeon ian kennedy, to face the Pirates’ fabulous … Continue reading

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