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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Decals help Red Sox customize their bats - The Boston Globe

So this is a new thing.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 23, 2015 at 10:13 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: equipment, red sox

Saturday, March 14, 2015

New pitchers head protection gains MLB approval - ESPN

Will any other pitchers use this cap?

Jim Furtado Posted: March 14, 2015 at 09:07 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: equipment, pitching

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Utah company making a style statement with bat grip tape in baseball - The Globe and Mail

I was never a fan of bat tape.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 05, 2015 at 06:34 AM | 5 comment(s)
  Beats: bats, equipment

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Alex Rodriguez Attends First-Base School, but a Key Item Is Absent

The Yankees’ grand experiment of spring training, teaching Alex Rodriguez to play first base, began with a rudimentary lesson: Don’t forget your glove.

The new first baseman’s glove that Rodriguez had to procure vanished Friday morning, leaving Rodriguez to do drills at the position with his third baseman’s glove.

What was most striking about Rodriguez’s first workout at first base was how disengaged he appeared to be. While other Yankees did the drills at close to game speed, pitchers pouncing off the mound and fielders focusing on their footwork, Rodriguez went about his work with a degree of nonchalance.

PreservedFish Posted: March 01, 2015 at 01:45 AM | 27 comment(s)
  Beats: arod, equipment, yankees

Monday, February 16, 2015

ESPN: Maier’s Glove Is Up For Auction

Unique memorabilia opportunity:

The glove Jeffrey Maier used to catch Derek Jeter’s tying home run against Baltimore in the eighth inning of the 1996 American League Championship Series opener at the original Yankee Stadium will be auctioned. Heritage Auctions said Monday the glove will be put up for bids on Saturday in New York. The company did not identify the current owner, who it said had purchased the glove from Maier.

 

 


 

 

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