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PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 06:  Eric Byrnes #1 of the Seattle Mariners bats against the San Diego Padres during the MLB spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 6, 2010 in Peoria, Arizona. The Mariners defeated the Padres 7-4.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

‘St-riike!’ Ex-OF Eric Byrnes Calls Computer Balls, Strikes

“St-riike! … And we’re talking outside of outside corners.”

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2015

COOPERSTOWN, NY - JULY 26: 2015 Inductees Craig Biggio,John Smoltz,Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez pose with their plaques after the Induction Ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 2015 in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame To Eliminate Some Inactive Voters

Baseball’s Hall of Fame is cutting the number of voters in its annual election by eliminating writers who have not been active for more than 10 years.

97.1 The Ticket–07/28/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Coaches, Young Ballplayers Should Heed Smoltz’s Plea

Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.

07/28/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 27:  Catcher Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers runs down John Jaso #28 of the Tampa Bay Rays off of a runner's fielder's choice to end the first inning of a game on July 27, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tigers Drop Series Opener To Rays, 5-2

Sanchez gave up three runs on eight hits in 5 1/3 innings. The right-hander had won seven straight decisions.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 27, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

David Price Shrugs At Trade Rumors: ‘The Tigers Are Never Sellers’

Price said he would prefer to stay and help Detroit get back to the World Series.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 29: Shane Greene #61 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 29, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Move Shane Greene To The Bullpen, Buck Farmer To The Rotation

In three starts since returning from Triple-A Toledo just before the All-Star break, Greene is 0-2 with a 11.20 ERA with batters hitting a staggering .393 against him.

97.1 The Ticket–07/27/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 25: Alfredo Simon #31 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 25, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Alfredo Simon Leaves Game With Slight Limp In 7th

Simon threw the second pitch of the inning to Pablo Sandoval and shortstop Jose Iglesias and catcher James McCann trotted to the mound.

97.1 The Ticket–07/25/2015

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Beware Players That Switch Leagues At The Trade Deadline

Every year it happens: Big-league trades send hitters and pitchers from the National League to the American League—and vice versa. This isn’t always a good thing, though, as pitchers have a hard time adjusting going from the NL to the AL, while hitters have a hard time adjusting going from the AL to the NL.

07/25/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 24: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch during the first inning  against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images)

Verlander’s Gem Spoiled, Red Sox Win 2-1 In 11 Innings

Xander Bogaerts’ single up the middle off Blaine Hardy in the 11th inning drove home the winning run.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2015

BOSTON, MA - JULY 24: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers warms up before a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on July 24, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rich Gagnon/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera Travels With Team, Participates In Batting Practice

The first baseman, who has been on the disabled list since July 4 with a left calf strain, took some swings in batting practice Friday at Fenway Park.

97.1 The Ticket–07/24/2015

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