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    Bullington Took Long Path to First Start in Bigs

    This year for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, B.J. Upton is hitting .314 with 22 home runs and 73 runs batted in over the course of 401 major-league at-bats. The 23-year-old super-utility player has stolen 16 bases and doubled 23 times. He is arguably the most potent weapon in a D-Ray system...

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    Tribe Trivia: Going Home Answers

    How many did you get right? 1. Pitcher Bryan Bullington was born in Indianapolis, though he now lives in the Chicago area. 2. Pitcher Michael Tejera was born in Havana, Cuba. He now lives in Miami. 3. Infielder Russ Johnson is from Louisiana. 4. Infielder-turned-coach Chris Truby lives in Fishers, on...

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    Tribe Trivia: Going Home

    With most of the players gone home for the winter, or to await fall and winter ball starts, let's have some trivia. Think about all of the players who have been on the Indians' roster in 2007. Which Indianapolis Indians' Player: 1. Was born in Indianapolis? 2. Was born in Havana, Cuba? 3. Is from...

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    Game #139 at St. Louis

    Busch Stadium | 8:10 | Armas vs. Mark Mulder | Box Tony Armas with another win. Whoda thunk it? Not me. Mark Mulder didn't pitch well. Jack Wilson drove in three with a run clearing double. Ronny Paulino provided more muscle with a three run homer. Steve Pearce had two hits and...

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    The Pirates Have Reached a Point of No Return

    Quite simply, the Pirates are in a state of limbo.  No matter who is brought in to run this team in 2008, this is an ironclad truth.  Some teams are built to win now; others to win later.  The Pirates are in between. Consider that even in what has to be considered...

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    End of Season Honors: Lynchburg

    Two members of the Lynchburg Hillcats were awarded end-of-season honors, and were promoted to AA-Altoona. Outfielder Brad Corley was named the Hillcats' Most Valuable Player. Corley led the Carolina League with 89 RBI, while hitting .285, with 36 doubles, 4 triples, and 14 home runs. He had an 18 game hitting...

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    Game #138 at St. Louis

    Busch Stadium | 8:10 | Morris vs. Joel Piniero | Box Matt Morris didn't do much against his old team. The Bucs outhit the Cards, but lost where it matters most. Chris Duncan's bases clearing double broke open a 2-2 game and Russell Branyan homered for the final tally. Joel Piniero was...

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    Pirates Passed Over are the Real News Story

    Three more minor leaguers were recalled by the Pirates days after Nyjer Morgan, Steve Pearce and Juan Perez were brought up from Indianapolis. Bryan Bullington may start as soon as Wednesday, and John Van Benschoten and left-handed reliever Dave Davidson should pitch out of the bullpen. When you consider Romulo Sanchez' spot...

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    Three More Called Up to Pirates

    Three more Indianapolis Indians' players were called up to the Pirates after today's game. Bryan Bullington, the Indians' Comeback Player of the Year, and the Pirates' former first round draft pick in 2002, pitched in one game with the Pirates in 2005. He then missed all of 2006 after surgery. He...

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    The End

    boxscore (photos by NancyZ) The Indianapolis Indians ended their 2007 season with an 8-2 loss to the Louisville Bats this afternoon at Louisville Slugger Park in Louisville, KY. Marty McLeary was handed his 8th loss of the season with the Tribe, while Elizardo Ramirez earned his 4th win...

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