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In honor of David Ortiz's 400th home run, MLB.com has the video up for his first career home run. There are more than a few reasons why you weren't in danger of mistaking it for a current...

eBay Item Of The Day

The 400-total base mark has been achieved just 29 times in history. Seventeen of those came between 1927 and 1937 and seven came between 1997 and 2001. Lumping Babe Ruth (1921, all-time record...

All-Star Game Trivia, Tidbits and Tales

The 83rd All-Star Game will be played Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Before the game starts, bone up on All-Star Game history with these nuggets of All-Star information.

Today's Fun Fact

Since 2002, 172 batters have hit at least 500 line drives. Highest SLG on liners:↵1. Carlos Delgado, 1.164↵2. Gary Sheffield, 1.126↵3. Albert Pujols, 1.114↵4. Gary Matthews...

Much-Needed Boost

Ryan Howard is back with the Phillies. The Phillies, to date, have played 84 games. Between 2010-2011, according to FanGraphs, Howard averaged 0.9 wins above replacement per 84 games. Phillies...

High Strikes To Jose Altuve

Jose Altuve is a very little baseball player, obviously. Everybody can see it but the home-plate umpires, sometimes.

None Dare Call It Ballot Stuffing

↵Wright vs.Sandoval: A city of 8 million was outvoted by a city of 800,000.↵— Sandy Alderson (@MetsGM) July 2, 2012↵↵↵

Power Pop Friday

The Baseball Project, featuring members of R.E.M., The Minus 5, and Dream Syndicate, at the Met, April 2012:↵ ↵

Yankees vs. Red Sox: A Pre-All-Star Break Extravaganza

It's Boston vs. New York this weekend. That means your national TV sports channels will be filled with these teams playing.

Jumbo Diaz

From Mike Gastineau:↵↵The number you’re wondering about is 324. Or 329. 320-something.

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