Ben’s Short Stops: The Home Run Fence

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To be fenced in means to be restricted or confined. For example, Bobby is a young man who wants to go out with his friends. His Dad, or in this case let’s say his Father (it just sounds more authoritative), says “no.” Bobby asks “why?” His Father says, “As long as you live under my […] READ MORE


The A’s May Be Too Dependent on Home Runs

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Everyone can see that the Oakland Athletics have been doing a great job of hitting the long ball this season. In fact, some could argue that the A’s have actually been overly-dependent on hitting the ball over the fence this season. The team has basically needed to hit a home run to win this season. Without […] READ MORE


Strikeouts and Home Runs

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Strikeouts and Home Runs Of Ferraris and Fieros Who knew that Major League Baseball wanted the Dave Kingman model, and not, say, the Willie Mays model? Don’t be mistaken, Kingman, during his career, was a sports car, a Fiero say, but Willie Mays was a Ferrari. Nobody seems to remember Fieros unless your dad owned […] READ MORE


This Week In Home Runs: Week of August 3rd Tatis Arrives

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With COVID-19 still wreaking havoc on some teams, the majority of the league is starting to settle in. Injuries are starting to pile up league-wide, specifically to pitchers. The expanded playoff system would feature some teams who were not expected to do much before this season started. The Miami Marlins are in first place with […] READ MORE




Kevin Cron Looking to Stay with the Arizona Diamondbacks

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On May 24, the Arizona Diamondbacks called up Kevin Cron to the big-league club. At the time the 26-year-old led all minor leaguers with 21 home runs. He was called up to help an offense that needed a boost. On June 6, he hit his first big-league home run. Since then, he was sent down […] READ MORE