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How to hit like Cubs Javier Baez

Friday, August 8, 2014

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How to hit like Cubs Javier Baez

Kids, learn to hit like Javy Baez today! BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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Top 10 Home Runs of All Time

Sunday, July 13, 2014

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Top 10 Home Runs of All Time

The HR Derby is upon us. Time to consider the Top 10 HRs of all-time. From the location of #1. twitter: @BattingStanceG BattingStanceGuy.com

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NL All-Star 2014 Starters Ranked by Batflips

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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NL All-Star 2014 Starters Ranked by Batflips

NL All-Star 2014 Starters by Batting Stance Guy Ranked by Batflips. Yes someone is playing a clarinet. Smokin Dan Benjamin on the call. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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Happy Retirement, Michael Young. BSG & Young in Rangers Clubhouse.

Thursday, January 30, 2014

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Happy Retirement, Michael Young. BSG & Young in Rangers Clubhouse.

Michael Young is retiring today. Here’s what happened the day Rangers pulled me into the clubhouse and wanted the Mikey take. Happy Retirement to the best Ranger. btw- he’s the one in red shirt. www.BattingStanceGuy.com twitter: @BattingStanceG

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MLB Hall of Fame 2014 Voting Results

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

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MLB Hall of Fame 2014 Voting Results

Actual breakdown of all the players receiving at least 2 votes for 2014 MLB Cooperstown Hall of Fame induction. Batting Stance Guy reacts to the list. Congrats to Maddux Glavine and Big Hurt. BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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Batting Stance Guy on Ichiro

Monday, August 26, 2013

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Batting Stance Guy on Ichiro

Ichiro is amazing. If 4,000+ combined hits in NPB & MLB isn’t enough for you, then certainly the artistry of his stance is. Celebrate him. NOW. BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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NLCS Hit Art Contest

Saturday, October 20, 2012

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NLCS Hit Art Contest

Nobody likes postseason off-days. Artist Jeremy Reiss agreed to give away a print of my favorite basehit art work to take our minds off no baseball. Turn that frown upside down, world. www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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League Division Series Week in Review

Monday, October 15, 2012

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League Division Series Week in Review

What a week of pressure back baseball. MLB delivered fantastic postseason action. Let’s talk Cinderella, heartbreak, broken ankles, 1981 & Hank passing Babe. All connect to this week. MLB Week in Review: 10/15/12 www.BattingStanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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Ode to Final Eliminated MLB Teams

Sunday, October 7, 2012

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Ode to Final Eliminated MLB Teams

Time to honor the final four teams eliminated. And while we’re at it, the two booted WildCards. Hats off to you White Sox, Rays, Halos and Dodgers. You came up a buck short. And to the Rangers and Braves it wasn’t meant to be. It’s the Week in Review! www.BattingstanceGuy.com Twitter: @BattingStanceG

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Ode to Middle 6 MLB Teams Eliminated

Monday, October 1, 2012

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Ode to Middle 6 MLB Teams Eliminated

It was a tough week for 2011 Division winners. All were eliminated this week. MLB Week in Review highlights the player you shouldn’t have missed from all 6 teams to go down this week. Hats off to the Royals, Padres, DBacks, Phillies, Brewers and Pirates for lasting til 2nd to last week of 2012. Next [...]

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Ode to Next 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Sunday, September 23, 2012

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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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Baseball Card Photo Shoot: Orioles

Saturday, September 22, 2012

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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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Ode to 5 Eliminated MLB Teams

Monday, September 17, 2012

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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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Best Teenage Baseball Team Ever

Monday, September 10, 2012

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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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Top Kevin Millar & Chris Rose Teammate Stances

Sunday, September 2, 2012

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

Friday, August 31, 2012

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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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Best Post MLB Trade Deadline Moves

Friday, August 31, 2012

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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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Felix Perfecto, Chipper Bobblehead & Encarnacion Bat Flip

Sunday, August 19, 2012

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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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Justin Morneau & 10 Best Helicopter Swings

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

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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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Greatest Matchup in Baseball: Padilla-Teixeira

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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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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Best 3 New NL Batting Stances

Monday, August 6, 2012

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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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Jordany Valdespin and Greatest MLB Pinch-Hitters

Sunday, July 22, 2012

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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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Bad Melky Baseball Narrative From Old Faithful

Monday, July 16, 2012

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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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MLB 2012 All-Star Starters

Sunday, July 1, 2012

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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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Historic MLB Strikeout Race: Adam Dunn vs Justin Verlander

Monday, June 25, 2012

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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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