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2014-02-28 12:27:10

2008 MLB Rookie of the Year and 3-time All-Star collaborates with SKLZ on an online video series to reveal pro secrets and techniques CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MLB superstar Evan Longoria and SKLZ have teamed up for a unique web-based video series entitled "Batting Cleanup: The SKLZ Guide to Hitting with Confidence." The series, produced and released exclusively by SKLZ online, reveals 30 tips, training exercises and hitting drills from Longoria in order to help...

2010-07-13 05:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Starting today, 15 teams across Major League Baseball are asking fans to join them in making a difference in America's communities. As part of the Pepsi Refresh Project, each Club has outlined an idea - from creating Milwaukee's first universally-accessible baseball league for those with a physical or mental disability to cultivating an urban garden that would grow fruits and vegetables to be donated to various local non-profit...

2010-03-03 15:29:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- 72andSunny, the Los Angeles-based creative company known for their innovative work with worldwide brands, announced the launch of a fully integrated marketing effort for the newest video game from 2K Sports, Major League Baseball 2K10 (www.2ksports.com/games/mlb2k10). 72andSunny has captured the drama of the Pitcher vs. Hitter duel, by creating a campaign that has the MLB 2K10 game offering a $1,000,000 performance bonus to the first player to pitch a...

2009-10-04 16:48:02

Alex Rodriguez homered twice in a 10-run sixth inning for seven RBI Sunday, leading the Yankees in a 10-2 rout of Tampa Bay. The veteran slugger belted a grand slam and a three-run homer, giving him 12 straight seasons with at least 30 homers and 100 RBI. The seven RBI in one inning established an American League record. He reached the plateau despite missing the season's first month while recovering from hip surgery. One of two hits by Johnny Damon was a two-run double. One run scored on an...

2009-10-02 23:20:58

B.J. Upton hit for the cycle, drove in a career-best six runs and scored three times Friday in pacing Tampa Bay to a 13-4 victory over the New York Yankees. Upton's cycle was the first in Tampa Bay history. He started his big night with a three-run triple in the first, had a double during a four-run third, hit a two-run homer in the fourth and completed the cycle with an RBI single in the fifth. Evan Longoria and Ben Zobrist also had two RBI each in helping Tampa Bay win for the fifth time in...

2009-09-28 22:20:23

Pat Burrell drove in the deciding run in the eighth inning Monday to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 7-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Willy Aybar hit a three-run homer for the Rays, who have won seven of their last 10 games. Gabe Kapler, Ben Zobrist and Evan Longoria had solo homers for Tampa Bay. Lance Cormier (3-3) worked one relief inning for the win. Brian Roberts hit a two-run homer and Melvin Mora drove in two runs for the Orioles, who suffered their 11th consecutive defeat. Chris Ray...

2009-09-27 19:29:05

Fernando Perez drove in the game-winning run Sunday with a suicide squeeze bunt, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-6 win over Texas. The bunt knocked in Evan Longoria with one out in the top of the ninth. Ben Zobrist led Tampa Bay with two hits, both two-run singles, giving him four RBI. Carl Crawford had three hits and one RBI, and Jason Bartlett had two hits for the Rays, who have split their last six games. The winner was reliever Randy Choate (1-0). Lance Cormier earned his second save....

2009-09-19 22:38:27

Matt Garza combined with three relievers on a three-hit shutout Saturday, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. After Evan Longoria, Willy Aybar, Ben Zobrist and Gabe Kapler each hit RBI singles in the bottom of the first, Garza's work essentially was done. Garza (8-10) gave up three hits in 7 1/3 innings with six walks and 10 strikeouts. Relievers Russ Springer, Randy Choate and Dan Wheeler completed the shutout. Longoria and Kapler had two hits each for the...

2009-09-18 23:29:44

Evan Longoria drove in three runs and scored three times Friday, pacing Tampa Bay to an 11-4 romp over Toronto. Tampa Bay, which has fallen out of playoff contention with a late-season slump, won for just the third time in 16 games. Longoria had an RBI single during a six-run third inning and hit a two-run homer in the eighth to finish the scoring. Tampa Bay had 16 hits, four of them from Carl Crawford. James Shields (10-11) got the win despite giving up four runs on nine hits in six innings....

2009-09-08 21:39:00

Nick Swisher hit two home runs, the second in the ninth inning, Tuesday to give the New York Yankees a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Swisher connected with a Dan Wheeler (4-4) fastball with one out in the ninth to give New York its fourth win in five games. The homer made a winner of Mariano Rivera (2-2), who pitched a perfect ninth. Evan Longoria and Jason Bartlett each homered for Tampa Bay, which has lost seven straight. The Yankees remained nine games ahead of Boston in the AL...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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