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Adam Thomas Eaton (born November 23, 1977) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Adrian David Sampson (born October 7, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Texas Rangers organization.
Allentown (Pennsylvania Dutch: Allenschteddel) is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Anthony Robert Gose (born August 10, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher and outfielder in the Texas Rangers organization.
The Arizona Fall League is an off-season league owned and operated by Major League Baseball which operates during the autumn in Arizona, United States, at six different baseball complexes.
Randall Asher Wojciechowski (born December 21, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Baseball America is a sports magazine that covers baseball at every level, with a particular focus on up-and-coming players in high school, college, Japan, and the minor leagues.
Baseball-Reference.com is a website providing baseball statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history.
The Batavia Muckdogs are a Minor League Baseball team, the Short-Season Class-A affiliate of the Miami Marlins, based in Batavia, a city in Genesee County, New York, United States.
Bayfront Health St.
Louis Benjamin Francisco (born October 23, 1981) is an American former professional baseball outfielder and currently a major league scout.
The Big Ten Conference (B1G), formerly Western Conference and Big Nine Conference, is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States.
Brandon James Lyon (born August 10, 1979) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Brett Aarion Cecil (born July 2, 1986) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Brett Allen Myers (born August 17, 1980) is an American former professional baseball pitcher.
Bureau County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois.
Carlos Eduardo Pérez Álvarez (born October 27, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball catcher for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Chan Ho Park (박찬호;; born June 30, 1973) is a South Korean former professional baseball pitcher.
A changeup is a type of pitch in baseball and fastpitch softball.
Charles Fuqua Manuel, Jr. (born January 4, 1944) is an American senior advisor for the Philadelphia Phillies, and a former professional baseball outfielder, coach and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB) and Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB).
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The Clearwater Threshers are a minor league baseball team that currently plays in the Florida State League.
The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
The Colorado Rockies are an American professional baseball team based in Denver, Colorado.
In baseball, a complete game (denoted by CG) is the act of a pitcher pitching an entire game without the benefit of a relief pitcher.
The curveball is a type of pitch in baseball thrown with a characteristic grip and hand movement that imparts forward spin to the ball, causing it to dive in a downward path as it approaches the plate.
In baseball, a cutter, or fastball cutter, or cut fastball, is a type of fastball that breaks toward the pitcher's glove-hand side, as it reaches home plate.
The Cy Young Award is given annually to the best pitchers in Major League Baseball (MLB), one each for the American League (AL) and National League (NL).
Darrell David Carpenter (born July 15, 1985) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
David Dwane Rollins (born December 21, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Sussex County Miners of the Can-Am League.
David Lee Wells (born May 20, 1963), nicknamed "Boomer", is an American former Major League Baseball pitcher.
Desmond Delane Jennings (born October 30, 1986) is an American professional baseball player for the Acereros de Monclova of the Mexican Baseball League.
The Detroit Tigers are an American professional baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan.
Dustin Michael McGowan (born March 24, 1982) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched (i.e. the traditional length of a game).
Ethan Happ (born May 7, 1996) is a redshirt junior basketball player for the Wisconsin Badgers.
The Florida State League is a Minor League Baseball league based in the state of Florida.
A four-seam fastball, also called a rising fastball, a four-seamer, or a cross-seam fastball, is a pitch in baseball.
Francisco Javier Cordero (born May 11, 1975) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher.
Geovany Soto (born January 20, 1983) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball catcher who is a free agent.
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas.
The International League (IL) is a Minor League Baseball league that operates in the eastern United States and is headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.
John Scott Morris (born May 16, 1955) is an American former professional baseball starting pitcher.
Jason Alias Heyward (born August 9, 1989), nicknamed "J-Hey" is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Joseph Matthew Blanton (born December 11, 1980) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
Joseph Anthony Musgrove (born December 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Johan Alexander Santana Araque (born March 13, 1979) is a Venezuelan former professional baseball starting pitcher.
Jonathan Rafael Villar Roque (born May 2, 1991) is a Dominican professional baseball second baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Joshua Smith Fogg (born December 13, 1976) is a former American league baseball player who has been a pitcher for nine Major League Baseball seasons.
Kevin James Comer (born August 1, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization.
Kyle Rodney Kendrick (born August 26, 1984) is an American professional baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
The Lakewood BlueClaws are a Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Philadelphia Phillies that play in the Class A South Atlantic League.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs are a Minor League Baseball team that plays in the International League.
The Toronto Blue Jays are a Major League Baseball (MLB) team based in Toronto, Ontario.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Marco René Estrada (born July 5, 1983) is a Mexican-American professional baseball pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB).
On June 13, 2012, Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants pitched the 22nd perfect game (no opposing batters reach first base) in Major League Baseball (MLB) history and the first in Giants' franchise history.
Michael Edward Brett Saunders (born November 19, 1986) is a Canadian professional baseball outfielder who is currently a free agent.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
MLB.com is the official site of Major League Baseball and is overseen by Major League Baseball Advanced Media, L.P. (a subsidiary of MLB).
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The New York Mets are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of Queens.
The New York–Penn League is a Minor League Baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States.
Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California.
The Ottawa Lynx were a minor league baseball team that competed in the Triple-A International League (IL) from 1993 to 2007.
Patrick George Hentgen (born November 13, 1968) is an American former professional baseball pitcher, and currently a special assistant to the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
Peru is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States.
The Philadelphia Phillies are an American professional baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Philadelphia Phillies annual franchise awards have been given since 2004 by the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America to four members of the Philadelphia Phillies franchise for "season-ending achievements." The awards were created by Bucks County Courier Times Phillies beat writer Randy Miller, who also served as the chairman of the BBWAA's Philadelphia chapter.
In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter, who attempts to either make contact with the pitched ball or draw a walk.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The Players Choice Awards are annual Major League Baseball awards, given by the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA).
Professional baseball is played in leagues throughout the world.
The Reading Fightin Phils (also called the Reading Fightins or Fightins) are a minor league baseball team based in Reading, Pennsylvania, playing in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League.
William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962), nicknamed "Rocket", is an American former baseball pitcher who played 24 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for four teams.
A Rookie of the Year award is given by a number of sports leagues to the top-performing athlete in his or her first season within the league.
Harry Leroy Halladay III (May 14, 1977 – November 7, 2017), known commonly as Roy Halladay and often nicknamed "Doc", was an American professional baseball player who pitched in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies between 1998 and 2013.
Roy Edward Oswalt (born August 29, 1977) is an American former professional baseball pitcher who played for the majority of his career with the Houston Astros.
The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are a professional minor league baseball team based in Moosic, Pennsylvania in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area.
Sean Patrick Nolin (born December 26, 1989) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Colorado Rockies organization.
The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington.
In Major League Baseball, a shutout (denoted statistically as ShO or SHO) refers to the act by which a single pitcher pitches a complete game and does not allow the opposing team to score a run.
In baseball, a slider is a breaking ball pitch that tails laterally and down through the batter's hitting zone; it is thrown with less speed than a fastball but greater than the pitcher's curveball.
The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award is an annual Major League Baseball (MLB) award established in 1946 by Sporting News.
Sportsnet is a Canadian English-language sports specialty service.
Saint Bede Academy is a private, four-year, Catholic college-preparatory high school located in Peru, Illinois.
In baseball (hardball or softball), a starting pitcher or starter is the first pitcher in the game for each team.
Stephen James Strasburg (born July 20, 1988) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
In baseball or softball, a strikeout (or strike-out) occurs when a batter racks up three strikes during a time at bat.
The Tampa Bay Rays are an American professional baseball team based in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The Texas Rangers are an American professional baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
The This Year in Baseball Awards — now called the "Esurance MLB Awards" — were initiated by Major League Baseball (MLB) in.
The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario.
Tropicana Field, also commonly known as The Trop, is a domed stadium in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, that has been the home of the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB) since the team's inaugural season in 1998.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
A two-seam fastball is a pitch in baseball and a variant of the straight fastball.
The United States national baseball team is the national baseball team of the United States in international-level baseball competitions.
A varsity letter (or monogram) is an award earned in the United States for excellence in school activities.
In baseball statistics, walks plus hits per inning pitched (WHIP) is a sabermetric measurement of the number of baserunners a pitcher has allowed per inning pitched.
In baseball and softball, a pitcher's win–loss record (also referred to simply as their record) indicates the number of wins (denoted "W") and losses (denoted "L") they have been credited with.
The Wisconsin Badgers are the athletic teams representing the University of Wisconsin–Madison (University of Wisconsin).
The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international baseball tournament sanctioned from 2006 to 2013 by the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) and after 2013 by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).
The World Series is the annual championship series of Major League Baseball (MLB) in North America, contested since 1903 between the American League (AL) champion team and the National League (NL) champion team.
A World Series ring is an award given to Major League Baseball players who win the World Series.
The 2004 First-Year Player Draft, Major League Baseball's annual amateur draft, was held on June 7 and 8.
The 2016 American League Division Series (ALDS) were two best-of-five game series to determine the participating teams in the 2016 American League Championship Series of Major League Baseball.
The 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC) was an international professional baseball competition, composed of 16 competing nations, held from March 6 to March 22, 2017.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.