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23. September 2012

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Baseball Hall of Fame Chances: Robinson Cano

Baseball Hall of Fame Chances: Robinson Cano

Was asked, “What are the chances Robby Cano enters the Hall of Fame, one day?” Sure, he’s young…but he’s very durable and is already amassed career numbers better than you think. Let’s see who he’s passed. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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23. September 2012

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Ode to Next 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Ode to Next 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Twenty MLB teams are still alive with 1 1/2 weeks remaining in 2012 season. Let’s honor the latest 5 losers. MLB Week in Review: 9/24/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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22. September 2012

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Baseball Card Photo Shoot: Orioles

Baseball Card Photo Shoot: Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles are the biggest story of MLB in 2012. First time they’ve been postseason bound in 15 years. We’ve uncovered behind the scenes archival footage of past Topps baseball card photo shoots from the most dominant era of O’s baseball. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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17. September 2012

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Ode to 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Ode to 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Twenty-five MLB teams are still alive with 2 1/2 weeks remaining in 2012 season. Let’s honor the 5 losers. MLB Week in Review: 9/17/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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10. September 2012

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Best Teenage Baseball Team Ever

Best Teenage Baseball Team Ever

BJ Upton’s 3 HR game, Mark Reynolds’ 9 HR in 9 games, Ryan Zimmerman starring for best team in NL, David Wright leading Mets in most stats, even Justin Upton’s DBacks killing Dodgers playoff hopes, the 2000 Viginia Beach area Mets youth team was bananas. Maybe best ever. Let’s dissect on MLB Week in Review: […]

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2. September 2012

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Top Kevin Millar & Chris Rose Teammate Stances

Top Kevin Millar & Chris Rose Teammate Stances

Kevin Millar & Chris Rose invited me on their MLBNetwork show Intentional Talk. It got me thinking, who are my favorite stances of Millar’s teammates and Rose’s Indians? Your answer is here in amazing technicolor beauty. It’s the Week in Review: 9/3/12 Watch IT every week day 5pm EST on Directv ch 213. see entire […]

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31. August 2012

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Contest: Who Takes Most Steps Out of MLB Batter’s Box?

Contest: Who Takes Most Steps Out of MLB Batter’s Box?

Contest time. Giving a signed book Batting Stance Guy A Love Letter to Baseball (Scribner) to whoever leave best answer to who else takes most baby steps outta the batter’s box. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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31. August 2012

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BSG on MLBNetwork

BSG on MLBNetwork

Your browser does not support iframes. The stars have aligned. Batting Stance Guy talking on TV without wigs, fake mustaches, or only using a bat. This could be the start of something beautiful. Enjoy Intentional Talk with Chris Rose and Kevin Millar.

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31. August 2012

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Best Post MLB Trade Deadline Moves

Best Post MLB Trade Deadline Moves

Trading deadline is July 31st, yet somehow Dodgers just traded for Adrian Gonzalez & Carl Crawford. I need answers. Well, I need to discuss which guys have even moved. And what their stances look like….of course. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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19. August 2012

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Felix Perfecto, Chipper Bobblehead & Encarnacion Bat Flip

Felix Perfecto, Chipper Bobblehead & Encarnacion Bat Flip

MLB week in review focuses on King Felix’s Mariners perfect game, the most awesome performance by any Chipper over 40 on their own bobblehead night and an underrated bat flip/chicken wing trot by Edwin Encarnacion. It’s the week in review! MLB Week in Review: 8/20/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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14. August 2012

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Justin Morneau & 10 Best Helicopter Swings

Justin Morneau & 10 Best Helicopter Swings

Justin Morneau of the Twins just passed 200 HR milestone. His helicopter style follow-thru needs to be honored. Which of his 10 peers have most HRs while sharing his helicoptering shenanigans? Answer is here in MLB Week in Review: 8/13/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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7. August 2012

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MLB Trade Deadline 2012: Top Ten Batting Stances Moved

MLB Trade Deadline 2012: Top Ten Batting Stances Moved

Someone asked if I ranked the top 10 batting stances trading during 2012 if it would be easy to hit a wiffle ball. Here is your answer. Lucky for you, fans of Pirates, Giants, Dodgers, White Sox, Orioles, Braves and Yankees. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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7. August 2012

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Greatest Matchup in Baseball: Padilla-Teixeira

Greatest Matchup in Baseball: Padilla-Teixeira

Every era has a Clemens-Piazza matchup, where the backstory is so involved that when you tune in…something happens even greater than expected. We are in that era with Vicente Padilla and Mark Teixeira and the last month has not disappointed. Week in Review celebrates these two characters. Week in Review: 7/30/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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6. August 2012

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Best 3 New NL Batting Stances

Best 3 New NL Batting Stances

Nothing makes me happier than seeing Anthony Rizzo, Andrew McCutchen and Colby Rasmus switch their batting stances to something more funky. However, there are 3 players I hadn’t seen in majors before this season. They are the NL’s finest and need to be celebrated. Thank you, Dodgers, Brewers and Reds for employing these gems. MLB […]

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22. July 2012

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Jordany Valdespin and Greatest MLB Pinch-Hitters

Jordany Valdespin and Greatest MLB Pinch-Hitters

Jordany Valdespin is putting on a pinch-hitting clinic in 2012. He’s the New York Mets brightest star over past month. See who he has to catch to achieve pinch-hitter iconic status. MLB Week in Review : 7/22/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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16. July 2012

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Bad Melky Baseball Narrative From Old Faithful

Bad Melky Baseball Narrative From Old Faithful

MLB Week in Review: 7/16/12 The All-Star Game can finally put to rest the Melky Stinks narrative. Let’s dive in to that….from Old Faithful. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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9. July 2012

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The Franchise Season 2 (Miami Marlins) Promo Outtakes

The Franchise Season 2 (Miami Marlins) Promo Outtakes

Showtime’s The Franchise is back. Season 2 featuring the Miami Marlins debuts July 11th. We have behind the scenes promo outtakes from Ozzie Guillen, Logan Morrison, Giancarlo Stanton, Hanley Ramirez, Jose Reyes, John Buck, Austin Kearns, Anibal Sanchez, Heath Bell, owner Jeffrey Loria and team president David Samson. Can’t wait to watch. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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8. July 2012

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MLB 1st Half MVPs

MLB 1st Half MVPs

Half the 2012 MLB games are over and time to emotionally crown a champion. The AL & NL MVPs will be obvious once you hear the names Fred Lynn, Ichiro, Colby Rasmus, Mike Scioscia, Corey Dillon, Southwest Airlines, Alex Avila, Joey Votto, Ryan Braun, Carlos Ruiz, David Wright, Jack Clark, Chase Utley, Alex Rodriguez, Andrew […]

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1. July 2012

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MLB 2012 All-Star Starters

MLB 2012 All-Star Starters

Week in Review : 7/2/12 The fans have voted and here are the winners. Your named 2012 All-Star Game starters. Batting Stance Guy gives you a look at the KC midsummer classic. BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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26. June 2012

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Anthony Rizzo: 1st Cubs at-bat

Anthony Rizzo: 1st Cubs at-bat

The long wait is for the northsiders. Anthony Rizzo is here to rescue the Cubs. Just please, Chicago, don’t look at his Padres stats from last season. To his new swing! BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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25. June 2012

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Historic MLB Strikeout Race: Adam Dunn vs Justin Verlander

Historic MLB Strikeout Race: Adam Dunn vs Justin Verlander

MLB Week in Review: 6/25/12 The south side of Chicago is ablaze with 1st place team, greatest stance of my lifetime taking over 3B and a historic K race. Adam Dunn is leading the majors in HRs and top 10 in many other offensive categories. But he is heading toward a stratospheric K destination no […]

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17. June 2012

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Falling In Love with the Washington Nationals

Falling In Love with the Washington Nationals

I have a confession to make, I’m falling in love with the Washington Nationals, and I’m OK with you knowing it. MLB Week in Review 6/18/12 takes a look at my courtship with DC’s Nats including BSG baseball cards, MS and Nyjer Morgan laughing. It’s the week in review! www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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10. June 2012

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Robinson Cano: Smoothest Man in MLB

Robinson Cano: Smoothest Man in MLB

The most difficult man to imitate in MLB is the smoothest: Robinson Cano. Celebrate Cano and the Yankees with a pop quiz on MLB smoothness. You could win $199 BiGRAudio Yankees Special Edition headphones. A Week in Review with a prize! Don’t forget #SmoothBeforeCano www.BatingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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4. June 2012

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CarGo & 5 Most Dangerous MLB Bat Dismounts

CarGo & 5 Most Dangerous MLB Bat Dismounts

Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies had best week in baseball. Most HRs, RBIs and 4 HRs in 4 consecutive ABs. However, nobody has a scarier bat dismount as far as catchers are concerned. Let’s see the other 5. It’s the Week in Review! www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twiter: @BattingStanceG

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28. May 2012

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San Francisco Giants 3 4 5 Hitters by Batting Stance Guy

San Francisco Giants 3 4 5 Hitters by Batting Stance Guy

MLB Week in Review: 5/28/12 San Francisco Giants are quietly creeping up on the rest of the NL. Their new 3, 4, 5 hitters are having a hot May. See how they all do it….from a wedding. BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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