Ervin Santana no-hits Indians

Featuring a good command of a 91-95 mph fastball and mixing in very good sliders and changeups, Dominican righty Ervin Santana threw his first career no-hitter in a 3-1 Angels win at Cleveland on wednesday night. He struck-out 10, issued a walk and an unearned run to the Indians. It was the ninth no-no in …

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Scouting the Stars (Phillies at Blue Jays)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of players. Our scouting report is …

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Scouting the Stars (Giants at D’backs)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of players. Our scouting report is …

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Scouting the Stars (Red Sox at Yankees)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of players. Our scouting report is …

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Scouting the Stars (Cubs at Cardinals)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of …

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Scouting the Stars (Pirates at Brewers)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of …

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Scouting the Stars (Mets at Rockies)

On this column, we’re evaluating MLB players utilizing the 20–80 Scouting Scale that scouts usually use (80 is the maximum, 50 is the average ability/skill for a big-leaguer). It’s not strange for big-leaguers to be scouted during their careers; scouts, managers, coaches do that normally. Scouting reports on big-leaguers are very important for future acquisitions of …

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Verlander threw 2nd career no-hitter

Justin Verlander threw his second career no-hitter in Detroit 9-0 win at Toronto Saturday. Verlander gave up only a walk to J.P. Arencibia, striking out 4; the righty threw his plus-plus fastball in the 92-100 mph range, mixing in a plus 78-82 mph curveball and a 85-88 mph slider to generate 12 groundouts and only …

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