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Archive for December 2008

VICTOR DIAZ breaks the Dominican single-season Home Run Record!

December 8, 2008

Professional baseball returned to the Dominican Republic in 1951 after a 13-year absence, and nobody hit more than 14 home runs in any winter league season…until now. Last night in Puerto Rico (during an interleague contest against Santurce), Victor Diaz of the Aguilas Cibaenas smashed his 15th long ball of the season to establish a […]

A.J. BURNETT & The Baltimore Orioles

December 7, 2008

The Baltimore Orioles finished next-to-last in the American League with a 5.40 team earned run average in 2008, and Maryland resident A.J. Burnett (an 18-game winner who led the AL in strikeouts) is a free agent. It certainly seems like a match made in heaven, doesn’t it? Lots of Orioles fans certainly think so, and […]