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Astros’ Yuli Gurriel improves with age

In the Astros' last regular season game, Yuli Gurriel did magic with his first shot.He shot the ball to left field. Jason Castro came in from third base as a winning point. The Astros' canoe was emptied. Teammates and coaches invaded…

0.244 batting average since 1968

NEW YORK - The major league batting average has fallen to 0.244 this season, its lowest since the pitcher's year in 1968, although offense has risen markedly following baseball's mid-season crackdown on adhesion enhancing substances for…

Wells Youth Rec goes wild for bats –

Wells Youth Rec went wild for bats in a talk and game I presented on July 20. The kids have discovered that although bats may seem scary, they are misunderstood, important, and super cute.I explained to Youth Rec campers that bats are…

Fruit bats delight in the conservancy

GAINESVILLE, Fla .-- The spooky season has arrived, and with it, the fall weather. What better activity to kick off the end of the year celebrations than going to a unique reserve dedicated to bats? What would you like to know Brian…

Erie Bats overwhelms Baysox in 6-3 loss

Erie scored six or more points for a fourth straight night as the Baysox lost 6-3 Friday night at Prince George's Stadium. After Kerry Carpenter's circuit for Erie at the head of the first, the Baysox rallied. Terrin Vavra walked…

Zack Collins’ MLB time could end

The Chicago White Sox are slowly approaching their full strength. Ahead of Sunday night's game against the Chicago Cubs, Yasmani Grandal could be seen throwing bombs into the stands at Wrigley Field during batting practice. One of his…

1 hitter hits Marcus Stroman this year

There is only one hitter in baseball this season that has had much success against New York Mets starter Marcus Stroman. Although Stroman has played against many teams throughout the year, he cannot avoid facing this guy every time.Who…

Modest Marsh on No.3 batter’s outlook

He was the star in two dismal defeats against the West Indies, but don't expect Mitchell Marsh to assert his third-place claims for Australia's Twenty20 World Cup squad.Marsh beat as low as No.7 for his country, but was promoted to first…

PHOTOS: MLB All-Star Week in Denver

DENVER (KDVR) - MLB All-Star Week is in full swing in Denver. The iconic baseball event features activities ranging from a 5k on Saturday to the highly anticipated All-Star Game on Tuesday night. Take a look at the…