#The Home Run Derby

Bravos-Astros, the global chain that took 6 decades to develop

Freddy Freeman will hit baseball at the top of his game for the first time. José Altuve and his companions are looking for more glories. Another Venezuelan, Luis Garcia, appears to have already found the formula to shine in qualifying. He’ll face off against other Houston bowlers, including Frumber Valdez, Ozzy Albis and Austin Riley and all those little hitters from Atlanta.
Washington Post

Why Juan Soto, a son of the Dominican Republic, gave back to his home country’s Olympians

In late July, when Juan Soto first thought of donating his all-star week earnings to Olympic athletes from the Dominican Republic, he called a former teammate and now trusted friend. Emilio Bonifácio was set to play for the country’s baseball team in Japan. But when Soto explained his intentions, Bonifácio offered insight that helped shape the next steps.
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36th Birthday of Estrella Cubanas in MLB!

Many considered Yoenis Céspedes, a native of Campechuela in the eastern Cuban province of Granma, to be the best Cuban player of today during his eight seasons in the Major Leagues, who celebrated on the day of this Monday, October 18 his 36th birthday. Céspedes made his debut in the...
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After MVP-caliber season, Soto now faces contract question

How acquired: Signed as international free agent, July 2015. Contract status: Arbitration-eligible, free agent in 2025. 2021 stats: 151 G, 654 PA, 502 AB, 111 R, 157 H, 20 2B, 2 3B, 29 HR, 95 RBI, 9 SB, 7 CS, 145 BB, 93 SO, .313 AVG, .465 OBP, .534 SLG, .999 OPS, 175 OPS+, 3 DRS, 6.6 fWAR, 7.0 bWAR.

Where can I watch NBA All-Star 2021?

The 2021 NBA All-Star game is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Eastern, and will air live on TNT from the State Farm Arena in Georgia, the home of the Atlanta Hawks. The game will also be simulcast on TBS. The All-Star game will stream live on TNT’s website, though it’s only available there for cable subscribers.
NBC Sports

Juan Soto named finalist for Hank Aaron Award

On the heels of his most impressive season yet, Nationals outfielder Juan Soto was named one of seven finalists for the NL Hank Aaron Award. The award is bestowed annually to the top offensive performer in each league as a nod to the contributions of late Hall of Famer and former home run king Hank Aaron.

Walker, Castilla, Sabathia to play in All-Star softball game

DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Rockies sluggers Larry Walker and Vinny Castilla will play in the All-Star celebrity softball game following the Futures Game at Denver’s Coors Field on July 11 along with Cy Young Award winner CC Sabathia, former All-Star Hunter Pence and Olympic gold medal softball player Jennie Finch.

Yankees-Red Sox Wild Card game hits multiple highs

A winner-take-all matchup between baseball’s most heated rivals delivered multiple viewership highs. Tuesday’s Yankees-Red Sox American League Wild Card game averaged a 4.5 rating and 7.69 million viewers across ESPN and ESPN2, marking the second-largest Nielsen-reported audience ever for the Wild Card round. The 2015 Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card averaged 8.30 million on TBS.

Soto headlines Nationals’ annual team award winners

Juan Soto has three more days to make his case to win National League MVP honors. He already locked up a slightly less significant honor today. Soto was named the Nationals’ 2021 Player of the Year, the second straight season the young star won the award given out annually in a vote of media members who regularly cover the team.

Analyzing the Great, Good, Bad and Ugly of the 2021 Royals

As the Kansas City Royals' 2021 season is drawing to a close, there have certainly been some good and bad times to look back on. As is every year in baseball, there have been some high highs and extremely low lows. With that said, let’s dive into a few of those highs and lows that took place throughout the course of the 2021 season.
Payson Roundup

Home Runs highlight tourney for vets

Several three-person teams competed in the Home Run Derby during the Home Run For Vets slowpitch softball tournament held in Payson on Sept. 18-19. The tournament is the final of three annual tournaments held in Payson to support local veterans organizations. The Payson Honor Guard presented the colors. “We had...

MLB Streams: Live Game Schedule

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Wawasee Summer League Presents Checks To PTO Programs

SYRACUSE—Wawasee Summer League presented checks to Milford, North Webster and Syracuse elementary’s PTO program Monday night, Sept. 27. In total, the league presented $3,755. Each school received $885. In addition, the league donated $1,100 to a local family in need. Former commissioner for the league Jamie Beer expressed the goal...