Category: Baseball

On Baseball: Out to Fix the Twins, a New Executive Wants More From the Mound

Coming off its worst season in decades, a proudly insular team looks to an outsider weaned on Roger Clemens and other great arms for some fresh ideas.

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On Baseball: Greg Bird’s Bat Has Powers. His Cat Has Dr. Evil.

The Yankees first baseman owns a hairless cat who descends directly from Mr. Bigglesworth, the feline friend of Dr. Evil in the movie “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery.”

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Stolen Bases Continue to Plague Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud

Syndergaard, the Mets’ starter on Friday, and his catcher picked up where they left off last season by allowing four stolen bases.

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On Baseball: Behind the Rise of the Tampa Bay Rays’ Fastballs

Under the eye of Jim Hickey, the team’s pitching coach for a decade, the Rays throw more of their four-seam fastballs up in the zone than any other team.

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