Monthly Archives: July 2017

Padua Bests Former Big Leaguer, Splits Series

Tommasin Padova pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the Italian Baseball League season as they survived former top MLB Prospect Rudy Owens to beat UnipolSai Bologna on Friday night, 2-1. The Paduans went down 10-1 the following day, but … Continue reading

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MLB International’s Hill on London 2019 Baseball

HYDE PARK, London – Major League Baseball took an important first step in its oft-discussed ambition to expand its reach in Europe with the highly successful MLB Battlegrounds in London on July 4. As detailed in our article for Baseball … Continue reading

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Tromp Represents Next Wave of Aruban Talent

MANCHESTER, N.H. – In the last eight years, the Netherlands’ national baseball team has seen something of a youth movement, with players like Andruw Jones, Gene Kingsale, and Sidney Ponson retiring, and players like Andrelton Simmons and Kenley Jansen become … Continue reading

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Padua on Winning Run as Teahen’s Tepid Season Continues

As the Italian Baseball League season progresses, Mark Teahen finds himself still mired a slump, but his Tommasin Padova club has suddenly righted the ship, receiving stellar pitching after two months of underperformance. The Paduans are currently riding a three-game … Continue reading

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Eastern League Sluggers Thrill Fans at Home Run Derby

  MANCHESTER, N.H. – One week after we were live from Hyde Park with the MLB Battlegrounds’ Home Run Derby, we enjoyed another picture-perfect evening on the other side of the pond at the Eastern League All-Star Game’s Home Run … Continue reading

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Peña Stars as Sage, Slugger in London Home Run Derby

HYDE PARK, London – Moments before Carlos Peña hit the batting cage before his crowd-pleasing performance at MLB Battlegrounds, we spoke to him about the event and his transition into the instructive phase of his career. Peña had an illustrious … Continue reading

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MLB Arrives in London with Independence Day Bang

LONDON – On a day in which America invaded London’s sporting scene on Independence Day, it was an Italian who stole the show. MLB hosted its first-ever Home Run Derby on British soil in an event that pitted the cities … Continue reading

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