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#Major League Baseball

# major-league-baseball - Monday 7 May, 2018

Belfast-born Conlon set to become Ireland's first Major League Baseball player in 73 years

Ireland’s last representative in MLB was Joe Cleary of Cork, who played briefly during the Second World War.

# major-league-baseball - Monday 2 April, 2018

After comparisons to Babe Ruth, Japanese baseball prodigy wins major league pitching debut

Shohei Ohtani didn’t hit on Sunday as Albert Pujols was the designated hitter, going zero-for-five.

# major-league-baseball - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

New York Yankees warned that beer foam art of players could be against the rules

According to a Yankees representative, the organisation never had intentions of selling the alcohol with player images to the public.

# major-league-baseball - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Row with Donald Trump rages on as more sports stars unite against him

An Oakland Athletics player became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel during the anthem, while protests continued elsewhere.

# major-league-baseball - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Syndergaard's pitch almost decapitates Escobar as the Mets get off the mark

“I certainly wasn’t trying to hit the guy, that’s for sure. I just didn’t want him getting too comfortable.”

# major-league-baseball - Monday 30 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data How To

How to: predict athlete injuries (and make a business) from big data

A county Dublin start-up is helping hyper-competitive sports teams get insights and competitive from a mass of information.

# major-league-baseball - Monday 22 April, 2013

Neil Diamond singing ‘Sweet Caroline’ at Fenway Park was as spontaneous as it looked Improv This post contains videos

# major-league-baseball - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

A-Rod among players named in doping report

Miami New Times published the report on Tuesday based on records obtained from an employee at Biogenesis.

# major-league-baseball - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Bonds, Clemens likely miss out on Baseball's Hall of Fame

Tainted pair unlikely to receive the 75% of votes needed to enter Cooperstown.

# major-league-baseball - Saturday 2 June, 2012

New York goes wild as Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history Amazin' This post contains videos

New York goes wild as Santana throws first no-hitter in Mets history

After 50 years, Mets fans finally got the moment that they’ve long been waiting for.

# major-league-baseball - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Action Replay: when Joltin’ Joe stepped up to bat Retrospective This post contains videos

Action Replay: when Joltin’ Joe stepped up to bat

This week’s retrospective looks back to 3 May 1936 and Joe DiMaggio’s debut for the New York Yankees.

# major-league-baseball - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

View from New York: living in a fantasy (baseball) land

John Riordan drafts his squad ahead of this year’s MLB season. He’s never going to win, but at least he knows that.

# major-league-baseball - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Meet the man who ruined baseball

John Riordan, in New York, watches another seedy chapter of American sports history unfold.

# major-league-baseball - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

View from New York: like father, like son as Jeter feels Steinbrenner ire once again Empire State This post contains videos

View from New York: like father, like son as Jeter feels Steinbrenner ire once again

John Riordan has a front row seat in New York as the soap opera continues at the Yankees’ spring training.