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Dan Bankhead: The Forgotten First
Benjamin Sabin - Oct 29, 2021

Anyone who is remotely familiar with baseball, U.S., or Civil Rights history knows who Jackie Robinson was. And for those who don’t, he was the first African American player in the major leagues. Robinson broke the long-standing gentleman’s (hardly gentlemanly) agreement that kept black baseball players from being signed to major league baseball teams. That […]



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Jeff Banister
Diamondbacks Hire Former Rangers Manager Jeff Banister as Bench Coach

Jeff Banister Named as Diamondbacks Bench Coach PHOENIX, Nov. 1 — The Arizona Diamondbacks have filled another coaching vacancy, hiring Jeff Banister as their bench coach Monday afternoon. Banister, 57, brings decades of managerial and coaching experience to the Diamondbacks staff. He spent four seasons (2015-18) at the helm of the Texas Rangers. In each […]

Joe Mather
Joe Mather, Phoenix-area High School Graduate, Is New Diamondbacks Hitting Coach

Diamondbacks Hire Joe Mather as Hitting Coach The search for a new Arizona Diamondbacks hitting coach is over. Thursday afternoon, the team announced the hiring of Joe Mather, who served as the assistant director of hitting for the Cincinnati Reds over the past two seasons. Mather will be coming home, as he is a 2001 […]

Astros Red Sox
Astros Shut Out Red Sox, Advance to World Series
Braden Herb - Oct 22, 2021

Astros 5, Red Sox 0 Luis Garcia and four relievers combined on a two-hit shutout as the Houston Astros beat the Boston Red Sox, 5–0. With this masterful performance, the Astros won the ALCS 4-2. Houston is advancing to their third World Series appearance in the past five seasons. After hitting .522 with five extra-base […]

White Sox Playoffs
After 13 Years, White Sox Fans Get What They Deserve
James Rowe - Oct 10, 2021

Chicago White Sox fans have been waiting a long time for this — seeing their team in the playoffs. 2005 was a magical season, but it also set a new standard amongst the team’s fan base. Years after that championship campaign, U.S. Cellular Field (now Guaranteed Rate Field) was rocking seemingly every season. 2008 was […]

Astros White Sox
McCullers, Alvarez Lead Astros Past White Sox
Braden Herb - Oct 8, 2021

In a battle of Lances, Lance McCullers Jr. and the Houston Astros out-pitched Lance Lynn and the Chicago White Sox. McCullers pitched 6.2 scoreless innings alongside a balanced attack from a deep Houston lineup led by Yordan Alvarez, which gave the Astros a 6-1 victory over Chicago in Game One of the ALDS. Astros White […]

Blue Jays 2021 Season: Behind the Numbers
Matt Graves - Oct 7, 2021

After all of that, the Toronto Blue Jays finish half a game out of the second Wild Card spot. The Blue Jays finish with a 91-71 record, giving them their best winning percentage since 2015. However, breaking down the numbers of the Blue Jays season is something else. It makes one wonder why they didn’t […]

Yankees wild card
Yankees Wild Card Preview
Jeremy Breland - Oct 5, 2021

The most historic rivalry in sports resumes tonight in the American League Wild Card game. With the New York Yankees visiting Fenway Park to play the Boston Red Sox, this is a matchup between two titans of the sport. New York went 9-10 against Boston this year, losing their first seven meetings before winning 9 […]

Diamondbacks Rockies
VanMeter Walk-off Homer Gives Diamondbacks Comeback Victory over Rockies

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 4 PHOENIX, Oct. 3 — The Arizona Diamondbacks climbed out of a 4–0 fifth-inning deficit to defeat the Colorado Rockies, 5–4, Sunday afternoon on a walk-off home run by second baseman Josh VanMeter. The scoring started in the top of the second. Right fielder Sam Hilliard and first baseman Colton Welker opened […]