Pitching is such a vital part of the game, as far as winning is concerned.

On most teams the set up man has become more valuable, on others not so valuable.

Something to keep in mind — it’s raining lightly. The infield could be very wet on ground balls.

What is a drop and drive pitcher? He is a guy who drops and drives. Very simple.

So by guessing right you might have guessed wrong.

Giambi walks too much. He’s always clogging up the bases with all that walking.

As a new day begins in New York, the sun sets in Hawaii.

If football is a game of inches then baseball is a game of inch.

If that ball had more elevation, it would have been a home run.

If the double play is a pitcher’s best friend, what is a fielder’s choice? An acquaintance?

It’s better to have a fast runner on base than a slow one.

One thing about ground balls. They don’t go out of the ball park.

The reason we call that pitch up and in is because the arms are attached to the shoulder.

He wears his hat like a left hander!

Any ball that goes down is much heavier than any ball that stays on the same plane.

The blood on his sock looks exactly like Oklahoma!

You don't want to use too many statistics. The ones that apply to a July or August game won't be relevant on Saturday.

American McCarver

What a way to end a 19-inning classic — with umpire Jerry Meals calling Julio Lugo safe at home, despite being tagged by the Pirates’ Michael McKenry four feet in front of home plate. (That’s home plate on the left side of the frame, above McKenry’s foot.) Most blown calls are at least kind of close plays.

Safe

What a way to end a 19-inning classic — with umpire Jerry Meals calling Julio Lugo safe at home, despite being tagged by the Pirates’ Michael McKenry four feet in front of home plate. (That’s home plate on the left side of the frame, above McKenry’s foot.) Most blown calls are at least kind of close plays.

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    SAFE!!! hahahaha
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