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Jim Duquette: Laz Diaz is a jerk

As an official in a professional sport, it’s never good to see your name in the headlines. Major League Baseball umpire Laz Diaz found himself there Monday night into Tuesday. New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley was ejected by Diaz … Continued

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Mookie Wilson thinks he would’ve beat Buckner to the bag

When you hear Mookie Wilson or Bill Buckner‘s name, you typically think of one moment in baseball history: But what if Buckner had fielded that ground ball cleanly? Would the Boston Red Sox had gone on to win the game? … Continued

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One MLB GM tried to sign Usain Bolt

As a catcher, catching Usain Bolt take a lead off first base out of the corner of your eye wouldn’t be the most pleasant sight. Jim Bowden revealed this week on MLB Network Radio that he attempted to make that idea … Continued

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MLB Network Radio reacts to Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension

Major League Baseball has spoken: Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance in Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees righty was ejected in the second inning after Red Sox manager John … Continued

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How many teams has Angels IF John McDonald played for?

The Los Angeles Angels are in town to face the Washington Nationals, so Angels infielder John McDonald stopped by the MLB Network Radio studios in Washington D.C. to chat with Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette on Power Alley. The guys … Continued

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Nats’ Matt Williams on Bryce Harper’s hustle: ‘The way he plays 99% of the time, that helps us’

Bryce Harper may have been benched on Saturday for lack of hustle (which made the Nats game program rather ironic), but for Nationals manager Matt Williams, it ends there.

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Jim Bowden to Gerrit Cole: Make a pitch and shut up

It’s only April, but tempers flared at summer temperatures on Sunday afternoon as the Pirates and Brewers engaged in a benches-clearing brawl. Brewers’ center fielder Carlos Gomez‘s admiring of what he thought was a home run off Pirates’ Gerrit Cole – it … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond season nine in review: Ken Jeong, LeBron James and more

From MVP candidates in the NBA, to Hall of Famers across several sports, to hoodie enthusiasts, and even to “that guy from that thing,” season nine of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K had it all. Each week throughout the … Continued

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Bowden: Carlos Gomez an ‘MVP-caliber player’

Carlos Gomez‘s hot start for the Milwaukee Brewers isn’t an anomaly, says MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden. How much so? Expect Gomez to build on his 2013 campaign and emerge as an MVP candidate in the National League. “After Trout … Continued

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Joe Nathan: I’ve been pitching through dead arm

Joe Nathan‘s Detroit Tigers career hasn’t started out all that smoothly, as the team’s new veteran closer has surrendered two runs, along with three hits and two walks, in his first two outings of the season. Monday on Mad Dog … Continued