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Pitcher and hitter ratings for Sept. 14 – ESPN

Monday, September 14, 2015

Starting pitcher projected Game Scores for September 14 2015 Statistics Past 21 Days GS Team Name T Opp W-L ERA WHIP W-L ERA WHIP 79 Clayton Kershaw L Col 13-6 2.15 0.90 3-0 1.13 0.75 64 Cole Hamels L Hou 9-8 3.76 1.22 3-0 3.21 1.21 60 Sonny Gray R @CWS 13-7 2.28 1.00 1-2 3.93 1.25 57 Garrett Richards R @Sea 13-10 3.71 1.24 1-1 4.91 1.44 57 Jordan…

Richmond Anticipating Big Impact From Hosting Cycling Worlds – ABC News

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Richmond is about to throw a huge party with the eyes of the world watching. The city is hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, the Super Bowl of international bicycle racing. The nine-day event starts Saturday, and local organizers who have been preparing for five years expect 1,000 athletes from more than 70 countries, and 450,000 spectators. The former Confederate capital is the first American city to host the…

Rivalry Builds Off the Field as Talent Agencies Turn to Sports – New York Times

Sunday, September 13, 2015

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Hall of Fame center Moses Malone dies at 60 – FOXSports.com

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Moses Malone devoured rebounds so easily it sometimes seemed he missed shots on purpose to pad his total before scoring. All those points and rebounds made Malone an NBA great. A few words, and one championship, made him a Philadelphia sports icon. Malone, a three-time NBA MVP and one of basketball’s most ferocious rebounders, died Sunday in Norfolk, Va., where was scheduled to appear at a charity golf event. He…

Fantasy Baseball: Week 23 Waiver Wire and Two Start Pitchers: Canha, Chavez – Athletics Nation

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Week 23 of the Fantasy Baseball season begins Monday September 14, 2015. The playoffs are in full swing and the Roto Leagues are beginning to wind down. If you need Starting Pitching or waiver wire options this week I have some early week suggestions for you to consider. Week 23 Interleague Matchups Toronto Blue Jays at Atlanta Braves (3 games, Tuesday-Thursday) New York Yankees at New…

Baseball players with 500 home runs – The Boston Globe

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Red Sox designated hitter David Ortizbecame the 27th player to hit 500 career home runs:   Continue reading below Boston’s best The top five home run hitters with the Red Sox:   Left the yard Baseball’s top lefthanded home run hitters:  x — active

For Colorado’s winningest baseball coach, victory may be Jim Danley’s undoing – The Denver Post

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Prepped Blog Post Preps photos Prep, stats, roster, schedule EATON — Accustomed to celebrating Colorado’s most successful high school baseball program, this small town now finds itself divided over the drama entangling its beloved coach. Jim Danley has spent the past 45 years raising young men on Eaton’s ballfields while building a dynasty. But recent complaints from parents about his leadership and his Eaton High staff have led the school…

For Colorado’s winningest baseball coach, victory may be Jim Danley’s undoing – The Denver Post

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Prepped Blog Post Preps photos Prep, stats, roster, schedule EATON — Accustomed to celebrating Colorado’s most successful high school baseball program, this small town now finds itself divided over the drama entangling its beloved coach. Jim Danley has spent the past 45 years raising young men on Eaton’s ballfields while building a dynasty. But recent complaints from parents about his leadership and his Eaton High staff have led the school…

Floyd Mayweather: I have nothing more to accomplish in the sport of boxing – Telegraph.co.uk

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Floyd Mayweather kneels after the final round against Andre Berto #Mayweather #TMT pic.twitter.com/zTREdtyayC — Boxing Insider.com (@BoxingInsider) September 13, 2015 ‘I’ve been in this sport 19 years, been a world champion 18 years, broke all the records. There’s nothing else to prove in the sport of boxing. “My 49-0 is part of boxing. Records are made to be broken. Hopefully, some day we can find the next Floyd Mayweather.” He…

NASCAR at Richmond 2015 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction – Bleacher Report

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Matt Kenseth took the checkered flag in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Speedway in the last race of the regular season Saturday night. It was Kenseth’s third win in the past six races as he moved into a tie for first place in the Sprint Cup standings. With its being the last opportunity to get into the Chase for the Sprint Cup, 20 drivers began the…

Paul Menard, Jamie McMurray make the Chase for first time – FOXSports.com

Sunday, September 13, 2015

When the Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks off next weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Paul Menard and Jamie McMurrray will be part of the championship battle for the first time. Both drivers earned a spot in the 16-driver Chase field in Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. For McMurray, it was just a matter of procedure. Coming off a 14th-place finish last weekend at Darlington Raceway,…

Rugby World Cup organisers hope new safety rules will broaden sport’s appeal – The Guardian

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Britain is gearing up for six weeks of rugby frenzy as the World Cup kicks off at Twickenham on Friday. But despite the growing buzz around the tournament, the game, beset by its reputation as a brutal contact sport, is failing to break through to the mainstream, with many parents reluctant to let their children take part. However, figures suggest that new regulations and protocols designed to curb some of…

For Colorado’s winningest baseball coach, victory may be Jim Danley’s undoing – The Denver Post

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Prepped Blog Post Preps photos Prep, stats, roster, schedule EATON — Accustomed to celebrating Colorado’s most successful high school baseball program, this small town now finds itself divided over the drama entangling its beloved coach. Jim Danley has spent the past 45 years raising young men on Eaton’s ballfields while building a dynasty. But recent complaints from parents about his leadership and his Eaton High staff have led the school…

NASCAR at Richmond live stream: time, TV, how to watch online Federated Auto … – AL.com

Sunday, September 13, 2015

NASCAR heats up in the final regular season race of 2015, with berths in the Sprint Cup Series championship on the line. The Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. Central Time. The race will be on live TV at the NBC Sports Network. If you can’t catch the race on television, there are plenty of ways to keep track of the action on…

For Colorado’s winningest baseball coach, victory may be Jim Danley’s undoing – The Denver Post

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Prepped Blog Post Preps photos Prep, stats, roster, schedule EATON — Accustomed to celebrating Colorado’s most successful high school baseball program, this small town now finds itself divided over the drama entangling its beloved coach. Jim Danley has spent the past 45 years raising young men on Eaton’s ballfields while building a dynasty. But recent complaints from parents about his leadership and his Eaton High staff have led the school…

Five tips for cashing in quick with daily fantasy baseball – New York Post

Sunday, September 13, 2015

You’ve seen the ads. You probably have signed up for the games. As you read this, you likely are considering daily fantasy lineup changes of your own (because that $4,400 Davante Adams just looks too good to pass up at DraftKings). But on Tuesday, when the games are over and you have several cold, lonely football-less days staring you down, you may be tempted to return to the sites and…

Island hoping in baseball: Can MLB reclaim Puerto Rico? – Los Angeles Times

Sunday, September 13, 2015

In Southern California, where three teams play within driving distance, a kid can attend a Major League Baseball game just about every day, dreaming about playing on the field in front of him. We tend to forget about the kids scattered hundreds or thousands of miles from the nearest ballpark, and the dreams confined to television and, perhaps, a family vacation. Carlos Correa was 8 when the major leagues came…

Old school baseball executives like Andy MacPhail adapting to times – Chicago Tribune

Sunday, September 13, 2015

When incoming Phillies President Andy MacPhail was asked Thursday what kind of criteria he would use in choosing the next general manager, owner John Middleton interrupted. “I’ve told Andy what he needs to do,” Middleton said. “He needs to hire himself.” That response made me flash back to 1999, when I was in the TV booth during a rain delay of a Cubs-Giants game and Chip Caray asked what the…

Body Blow on Texas Referee Shakes School and Sport – New York Times

Sunday, September 13, 2015

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