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Historic Tampa Bay Rays-Cuban National Team Game on ESPN is Most-Watched MLB Preseason Telecast Since 2004

ESPN Media ZoneMarch 22, 2016by Michael Skarka Tuesday’s historic Major League Baseball exhibition game on ESPN, in which the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Cuban National Team, was the most-watched MLB preseason telecast – Spring Training or...

Cuba not all that foreign to senior coordinating producer Orlins

ESPN Front RowMarch 21, 2016by Ben Cafardo Major League Baseball’s historic return to Cuba on Tuesday is bringing Phil Orlins’ ESPN career full circle. Orlins, ESPN’s senior coordinating producer for MLB, will oversee production of the...

2015: The Year in Race Relations

The AtlanticDecember 29, 2015by Tyler BishopFrom Ferguson to Charleston, longstanding problems erupted back into public view.Every December, The Atlantic looks back on the previous year—to highlight not just the “big moments” but the progression of...
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Revenge of New Logo Round-Up: Newer, Rounder and Subject to Interpretation

MLB.com's Ben's Biz Blog (excerpt)November 20, 2015by Benjamin Hill #Logovember — patent pending — is indeed far from over. After I published the previous post, the new logos paid no heed. They just kept rolling right on in. For instance, the...

Yard Goats Unveil New Baseball Team Uniforms — All 5 Of Them

Hartford CourantNovember 17, 2015by Paul Doyle Hartford's minor league baseball team revealed their new uniforms with a fashion show featuring local radio and television personalities at Infinity Music Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015. ...

The Entrepreneurial Knuckeball, Failure, and Pitcher R.A. Dickey

Inc.October 12, 2015By Tim Askew R.A. Dickey of the Toronto Blue Jays offers a sterling example to the entrepreneur. I have written before about R.A. Dickey, the knuckleballing right-hander of the Toronto Blue Jays, but I rise today to do...

Pirates Might Be Victim of 2nd Wild Card Format, but It Is Still a Success

Bleacher ReportOctober 2, 2015by Anthony WitradoFirst, it brings teams into contention that would not have been before—and this season is a great example of that, as both league’s playoff fields could have been determined weeks ago based on how...

Five Statistical Facts about Doug Glanville

The Cleat ReportAugust 25, 2014by Cleat Reporter TimDoug Glanville is quite possibly the classiest man to ever play Major League Baseball. In all of the years I went to Veterans Stadium I never once saw him turn down a fan for autographs and he...

Glanville Likes Byrd's Versatility

PhillyTrib.comNovember 17, 2103by Staff Writer Donald Hunt Doug Glanville has known Marlon Byrd a long time.Glanville, a baseball analyst for ESPN, played with Byrd during his early days with the Philadelphia Phillies. Byrd, 36, was originally...

Talking Existential Baseball With Doug Glanville

November 6, 2013HuffPost Sportsby David Macaray  Doug Glanville is one of those real-life "triple threats" that you occasionally hear about. A gifted athlete (nine seasons of major league baseball), an intellectual (Ivy League graduate and...

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