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AP source: 7 umpires rotate at World Series

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NEW YORK (AP) – In a nod to new technology, Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the World Series and league championship series.

The changes will take effect for best-of-seven matchups this October, a person familiar with the format told The Associated Press.

The extra umpire will work ho…

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Brett Bochy makes MLB history as first pitcher to play for his father – Yahoo Sports

Brett Bochy makes MLB history as first pitcher to play for his father – Yahoo Sports

Can you legislate? – Girls [Can]…

Can you legislate real change in attitude, in society, community?

Is it putting the end before the means?

We assume and hope Title IX is the solution to girls access to baseball: it is not as straight forward as we tend to assume, before each of us digs deeper, challenges the prejudicial decisions made by some coaches and athletic directors; boards of education; State athletic associations.

Girls [Can] Code:

is there a similar bit of legislation that will facilitate girls training in and women gaining traction and assent ion into technology jobs?

Girls [Can] Lead

What about politics: how may women are in powerful positions from local to national positions – who do not have to validate their legitimacy, because they are girls or women?

There is only one answer:

Habits are hard to break, even among men who achieve greatness, positions of power, who are role models for boys – and girls.

The Fix Episode #19 09/12 by On Baseball | Baseball Podcasts

Pitching motion expert Angel Borrelli and baseball coach / blogger Joe Janish talk about MLB pitching injuries, how they may have occurred, and how pitching injuries in general can be prevented. They briefly metnion Jonny Venters third UCL tear, and why it may have happened. They also discuss Homer Baileys torn flexor tendon, going in-depth to describe the flexor and its role in the pitching motion, and Baileys risk of suffering another arm injury in the future. Angel and Joe also go over Danny Duffys recent shoulder inflammation and how it may be related to his previous UCL tear and Tommy John surgery. Finally, Angel and Joe take on the theory that baseball pitchers should be playing other sports during the offseason, suggesting that Dr. James Andrews recommendation may have been misinterpreted.

via The Fix Episode #19 09/12 by On Baseball | Baseball Podcasts

A long-life passion for the St. Louis Cardinals | News OK

A long-life passion for the St. Louis Cardinals | News OK

League of her own | Times News Online

League of her own | Times News Online

Mo’ne Davis savors historic trip to Cooperstown | Baseball Hall of Fame

Mo’ne Davis savors historic trip to Cooperstown | Baseball Hall of Fame

More Than Mo’ne | The Allrounder 

More Than Mo’ne | The Allrounder

WOMEN CAN BE BASEBALL STARS, TOO | The National Pastime Museum

WOMEN CAN BE BASEBALL STARS, TOO | The National Pastime Museum.

WOMEN AND MEN TOGETHER | The National Pastime Museum

WOMEN AND MEN TOGETHER | The National Pastime Museum.