Around MLB May 10, 2010

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

As I continue to try and find my way in blogging, I want to try different things and see if it works. One idea I have is to provide a weekly blog post of some top stories from around Major League Baseball. This is my first shot at it, so your feedback/thoughts are important. Let me know what you think.

Top Stories:

Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden pitched a perfect game on Mother’s Day. For video highlights go here.

All Star Voting: I have not voted yet, but if you’d like to click here.

Apparently, Keith Hernandez is not the only one who sleeps on the job. Ken Griffey Jr was sleep when he was called upon to pinch hit.

Streaks and Standings:

Wins: Texas Rangers have won 4 games in a row and currently lead the AL West by one game.

Loss: Kansas City Royals have lost 5 games in a row and currently sit at the bottom of the AL Central.

Standings: For a complete listing of all the MLB standings go here.

Series of The Week:

I’m looking forward to the Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees (May 14-16, 2010). Both teams are at the top of their divisions and I always enjoy watching the Twins because they play fundamentally sound baseball. Seeing them beat the Yankees would be nice too :)

Extra’s:

As most of you know by now, Mets announcer Keith Hernandez decided to take a nap during the game over the weekend. Video courtesy of MSNBC is below.

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3 Responses to Around MLB May 10, 2010

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  2. We hope this is the baseball season for our Ranger players. The Rangers have worked real hard. The Rangers have nearly made it there recently. We really think this is the year.

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