Daily Archives: February 20, 2013

At Home Plate: Pirates poised for postseason run

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Each year, it seems one team defies all its odds and makes a run for a postseason berth. The Oakland Athletics turned many heads last year by coming out of nowhere to capture the AL West divisional crown from the … Continue reading

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Coaches vs. Cancer in the CHSAA

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Sometimes the best medicine for someone battling cancer is partaking in one’s passion. For three CHSAA coaches who were diagnosed with breast cancer, coaching was the passion that allowed them to stay strong throughout their treatment. Of course, the medical … Continue reading

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At Home Plate: How Felix’s contract impacts pitching market

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Felix Hernandez recently became the highest-paid pitcher in baseball after signing a seven-year, $175 million contract extension to remain with the Seattle Mariners. The deal hit a snag based on Hernandez’s physical revealing structural elbow damage, but the Mariners reported … Continue reading

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