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2013 September 03

  1. Are the new light catchers masks endangering catcher safety?

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:44 AM EDT

    Jason Varitek

    I don’t know if there are more catcher concussions today than there used to be or if it’s more a matter of baseball better diagnosing them and people talking about and publicizing them. But given how much more seriously the matter of concussions is being taken these days this article about catcher masks by the…

  2. The Rays had the all-good-citizen lineup in the game last night

    Sep 3, 2013, 9:14 AM EDT

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    Lana Berry made a great, albeit depressing observation during the Rays-Angels game last night: holy s***. Rays played Josh Lueke, Delmon Young, Luke Scott, and Yunel Escobar in the same game. they are really just…going for it, huh? And by “going for it” she means the good citizen award. Lueke, as most know by now,…

  3. Yasiel Puig to sit out today but he’s probably OK

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:53 AM EDT

    Yasiel Puig AP

    Yasiel Puig left yesterday’s game with a mild right knee strain. The latest on his status: Puig has stiffness behind knee. Mattingly plans to sit him tomorrow. — Dylan Hernandez (@dylanohernandez) September 3, 2013   That said, the Dodgers don’t seem to be too worried about their young superstar. And, frankly, given that they have…

  4. There should’ve been a moment of silence for Marvin Miller yesterday

    Sep 3, 2013, 8:23 AM EDT

    Marvin Miller

    Or some sort of acknowledgement of one of the foremost labor leaders in history on Labor Day. I suppose he probably wouldn’t have much cared, though, so it’s fine. But what’s not fine is how little fans in general appreciate Marvin Miller and misapprehend what he did for both players and the game.  People have…

  5. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 3, 2013, 6:25 AM EDT

    Minnesota Twins v Houston Astros

    Twins 10, Astros 6: Rookie and independent league veteran Chris Colabello homered twice including a grand slam to break a 6-6 tie in the ninth. Entering Sunday he was on an 0 for 23 skid and now here he is having the best day of his life. Probably the best day he’ll ever have at a ballpark.…

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