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Blake Treinen is no longer filling the role of underdog

VIERA, Fla. — When Blake Treinen made his major league debut April 12  last season, his journey already was movie script material. He was a kid from Kansas who would not give up, created breaks along the way and somehow landed in his big league dream. Read full article >>

Pirates Star Andrew McCutchen Eyeing Another Step Forward

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major league debut, they lost 99 games.

Why White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Should Be in the Hall of Fame

Just four years after World War II ended and two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, Minnie Minoso made his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians. Five decades and 1,963 hits later, at the age ofShow More Summary

When Will We See Pittsburgh Pirates' Jameson Taillon Make Major League Debut?

The Major League debut of starting pitcher Jameson Taillon was highly anticipated among fans prior to the start of the 2014 regular season. Unfortunately for him and the Pirates, the righty underwent Tommy John Surgery last April and...Show More Summary

Josh Donaldson Says Toronto Has Elements to Win

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Josh Donaldson has good memories of playing in Toronto. He made his major league debut there in 2010, striking out as a pinch-hitter. The following day he smacked a game-winning, two-run homer for his first career hit.

Detroit Tigers: Top Five Players Who Made Their Major League Debut in 2014

The Detroit Tigers finished yet another season short of the ultimate goal of winning a World Series. Because of injuries and ineffectiveness, the team relied heavily on young players and minor leaguers to step in. Most of the players who made their Major League debuts for the Tigers were pitchers. Show More Summary

Cardinals Rookie Oscar Taveras Dies in Car Accident

St. Louis Cardinals top outfield prospect Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend died in a car accident near his home in the Dominican Republic on Sunday afternoon. The 22-year-old made his Major League debut this season and "entered the season rated as one of baseball's top-three prospects," writes Bill Baer of HardballTalk. Show More Summary

Jeter Leaves With Hit and 9-5 Win Over Red Sox

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was 4 years-old when Derek Jeter made his major league debut leaped into the air to attempt a bare-handed pla...

Salute to Sox Paul Konerko

Seventeen years ago, Paul Konerko made his major league debut with the Cincinnati Reds. But his career was only just beginning-he was traded to the L.A. Dodgers and in 1999 was dealt to the White Sox. Almost two decades later, he's a Chicago legend. Show More Summary

Ranking Seattle Mariners' Most Major League Ready Prospects for Next Season

The Seattle Mariners had several prospects make their major league debuts in 2014, with a few of them going on to be important contributors on a contending ballclub. Roenis Elias, James Jones, Dominic Leone, Carson Smith, Chris Taylor and Stefen Romero all made their way to Seattle from the minors this year. Show More Summary

Yankees 5, Orioles 0: Derek Jeter Shares Spotlight in Yankees’ Victory

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Michael Pineda carried a one-hitter into the eighth inning, and Jose Pirela, who was making his major league debut, had a big night, scoring on a Jeter double.

Rookie CF Rusney Castillo to Debut for Red Sox

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Boston Red Sox will get a look at their future on Wednesday night when rookie outfielder Rusney Castillo makes his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Jorge Soler starts career with a bang — a big bang

7 months agoSports : RosenBlog

CINCINNATI — Timing is everything in baseball, whether it involves swinging the bat or perhaps even staging an auspicious major league debut.

Extra Extra: Soler To Debut For Cubs Tonight

Cubs prospect Jorge Soler will make his major league debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati. [ more › ]

Soler keeps Cubs' assembly line moving

7 months agoSports : RosenBlog

The Cubs decided to wait until Wednesday for Jorge Soler’s major league debut because of the long flight today from Seattle to Cincinnati.

Why Pittsburgh Pirates Made Right Decision Demoting Gregory Polanco

Throughout the first two months of the 2014 regular season, Pittsburgh Pirates fans all over the nation were anticipating the major league debut of the organization's top prospect, Gregory Polanco. When his big day finally came on June...Show More Summary

Is Buck Farmer the best baseball adult movie name in recent history?

We looked at names from the last 25 years to find out. Buck Farmer made his major league debut for the Tigers on Wednesday. This means it's time to plow through the best adult-film names in baseball over the past 25 years, separate the wheat from the chaff, and see where Farmer ranks. Show More Summary

A baseball star is born, I hope

(Paul Mirengoff) Michael Taylor had a major league debut to remember for the Washington Nationals last night. In his first major league at-bat, he singled. Later on, he belted a two-run homer, as the Nats routed the New York Mets, 7-1. Show More Summary

Mets Insider: Noah Syndergaard will likely stay in minors

Mets GM Sandy Alderson said again Tuesday that there is a chance that top prospect Noah Syndergaard will not make his major league debut this season.

Roundup: Cubs Rookie Homers Twice in Victory Over Rockies

8 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The rookie Javier Baez homered and drove in four runs two days after hitting a home run in his major league debut.

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