Jeremy Affeldt to Retire

San Francisco Giants left-hander, Jeremy Affeldt, will be retiring at season end. He has enjoyed a 14-year career in Major League baseball, with solid regular season stats, and was a post-season hero for the Giants in the playoffs. Jeremy was credited as the...

Garcia works 7 scoreless innings

“Jaime Garcia is at his best when he pitches low in the strike zone. The Pittsburgh Pirates found that out Saturday when Garcia (8-4) held them without a run for seven innings and struck out a season-high nine to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1...

Cron’s go-ahead HR helps Angels beat Chicago 2-1

C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning that helped the Angels win a 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox. “Cron drove an 0-1 pitch into the right field seats for his ninth homer with one out against rookie Carlos Rodon (5-5), who allowed...

Murphy heating up

The Angels have gotten the David Murphy they had hoped for! Murphy’s tying homer was lost amid the extra inning drama though. “I think I got a surge of adrenaline for a week to 10 days,” Murphy said. “Sometimes it can be a good thing, but I don’t think I was...

Loewen called up, hopes third time’s a charm

Lefty reliever, onetime outfielder back for another stab at big leagues. The third time feels right for Phillies left-hander Adam Loewen. He is back in the big leagues for the first time since 2011, when he resurrected his career as an outfielder with the Blue Jays....

Jaime Garcia “Best Mexican Pitcher in the Game”

The best Mexican pitcher in the game today resides in St. Louis with the Cardinals. The Cardinals have the best record in the entire league at the moment. Jaime Garcia underwent shoulder surgery last season, but he’s bounced back respectively. This year Garcia...

CJ Cron Contributes to Angels Resurgence

CJ is having a phenomenal July. “Cron has gone 15 for 24 at the plate in the last six games with three homers, three doubles and 10 RBIs. That hot streak has lifted his batting average from .198 to .269, just since July 4.” “Among the keys is some...

CJ Cron’s big weekend

A day after his career-high six RBI’s in a 3-for-4 effort, CJ had a career high with four hits! “As a hitter, that’s kind of what you’re aiming for–to be on time and swing at good pitches. That kind of determines your fate. I guess I got...

Austin Romine Named to International League All-Star

Austin Romine has been named to the 2015 International League All-Star team to represent SWB in Omaha on July 15th. One of 13 elected players who have received the most votes by media, fans and GM’s and field managers will also be joined by 17 additional players...