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Todd Pearce

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Arkansans Across the Minors

posted: 05/22/2016 2:38 a.m. Discuss

Who's hot AHARON EGGLESTON (Independent) saw his batting average rise from .275 to .303 in the past 7 games. Eggleston scored 6 runs on 9 hits, including a double and a home run, with 4 RBI and 2 stolen bases.

Second Thoughts: Indians find relief walking around bases

posted: 05/20/2016 1:42 a.m. Discuss

The Major League Baseball season can be considered a marathon. With a 162-game schedule crammed into 180 days, every swing can take a physical toll. So when Jason Kipnis and Mike Napoli of the Cleveland Indians were walked around the bases in Tuesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds, it probably was a pleasant respite for the teammates.

ARKANSANS IN THE MINORS

posted: 05/15/2016 3:06 a.m. Discuss

Who's hot - BRETT EIBNER (AAA Royals) saw his batting average rise from .293 to .318 over his past 7 games. In 25 at-bats, Eibner scored 6 runs on 10 hits, including a double and 3 home runs, with 9 RBI.

Second Thoughts: Food looks good, but it's for dogs

posted: 05/13/2016 2:08 a.m. Discuss

The gourmet food Serena Williams ordered off the hotel room-service menu for dogs looked good enough for her to eat. So the top-ranked tennis player sampled it, and she later got sick.

Arkansans Across the Minors

posted: 05/08/2016 2:18 a.m. Discuss

Who's hot BRIAN ANDERSON (High-A Marlins) raised his batting average from .320 to .330 in six games. He scored 3 runs on 8 hits (including 2 doubles) with 2 RBI in 22 at-bats. He is 14 for 37 (.378) with 3 RBI and 7 runs scored over his past 10 games through Thursday. Anderson was 3 for 4 with a run scored on May 2 in a 4-2 loss to the Port Charlotte Stone Crabs (High-A Rays).

Second Thoughts: Trump says promoter not truthful

posted: 05/06/2016 1:45 a.m. Discuss

Donald Trump wants to make one thing perfectly clear -- he doesn't cheat at golf.

Arkansans Across the Minors

posted: 05/01/2016 3:47 a.m. Discuss

Who's hot - ANDREW BENINTENDI (High-A Red Sox) had a .346 batting average through Thursday's game and had a 17-game hitting streak. Benintendi hit his first home run of the season Wednesday in a 14-7 victory over Frederick (High-A Orioles), then hit a three-run double Thursday to provide the winning margin in a 7-4 victory over the Keys. He's scored 17 runs on 28 hits, including 9 doubles and 6 triples, with 18 RBI.

Second Thoughts: Schilling gets more ammo from firing

posted: 04/29/2016 1:43 a.m. Discuss

Former pitcher and now former ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling isn't keeping quiet after the network fired him earlier this month.

Radack out fast on run to majors

posted: 04/24/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Hendrix College is renowned for its academics, but the Conway school hasn't produced a major-league baseball player in more than 80 years.

Second Thoughts: It's Ludacris for sold-out spring game

posted: 04/22/2016 2:27 a.m. Discuss

Kirby Smart wanted to give fans every reason to fill Sanford Stadium for his first spring game as Georgia's football coach last Saturday, and he paid the price to do so. The total bill to bring hip-hop star Ludacris to Athens: $65,000.

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