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Joe Garagiola’s nine-year baseball career was a modest one. His 57 years in broadcasting that followed made him one of the most popular figures in the sports world and beyond. Continue reading Legendary baseball announcer Joe Garagiola Sr. dies at age 90
The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a seven-year deal with David Price worth $217 million. Price, who just became the highest paid pitcher in baseball history, has pitched great at Fenway Park (6–1 with a 1.95 ERA in 11 starts); he has excelled in the cauldron of the AL East (he is 29–4 on the road in Boston, New York, Baltimore and Toronto); he has maintained his velocity (his average four-seam velocity from last season of 94.9 mph was his best since 2012) But, went without winning any of his eight postseason starts. His teams lost every time he started a postseason game. (In fairness, they also scored 19 runs in those eight games.) Despite that Bill Pucko from the TV Show “Rochester Press Box” (and Red Sox Fan) Loves David Price. I talked to him about that; Kobe Bryant Retiring is Sad to See, But Great for Business and Aquinas Football.
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Written by Wake Up Club’s Tariq Spence