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The Dugout: Don Zimmer Is Not Allowed In Without A Flex Pack

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In today's edition of The Dugout, Don Zimmer doesn't understand how technology works and fears it will keep him from ever watching baseball again.

ALLEN IVERSON

Joe Maddon Is In Here Talking ‘Bout Practice

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is talkin bout practice. Not the game, not the actual game. He's talkin bout practice. He's talkin bout PRACTICE.

AC GREEN

The Sad, Lonely And Ridiculously Valuable Story Of A Championship Ring

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At least a dozen championship rings went up for sale today on an auction website, each one likely with a story as sad as some others from previous years.

Baseball

10 Things Not To Do If The Cleveland Indians Win A Playoff Game Tonight

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The Cleveland Indians are in position to win a playoff game tonight for the first time since 2007. Here are 10 things you shouldn't do if that happens.

ANDY PETTITTE

Mariano Rivera’s Final Exit Is The Goose Bumpiest Baseball Moment Of The Year

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Mariano Rivera walked off the mound for (presumably) the final time in Yankee Stadium and it was definitely a very emotional moment.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES

The Tampa Bay Rays Broke Out The Chewbacca Mask During Friday’s 18-Inning Game

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The Tampa Bay Rays, like the Yankees, Orioles and Blue Jays, have been eliminated from contention in the American League East, because the Boston Red Sox steamrolled their way to the current 8-game lead and the division crown.

Baseball

Golf Channel’s Holly Sonders And The Radio City Rockettes Made A First Pitch As Weird As Possible

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We've covered a lot of first pitch videos at With Leather, from the good (Bill Nye, a man with no arms, the robot who pitches via satellite for sick kids) to the spectacularly bad (Carly Rae Jepsen, Tiffany Hwang from [...].

ESPN

Jay Mariotti’s New Multimedia Empire Just Took Down Tropicana Field

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In case you missed it last week, former Around the Horn opinion-shouter and Owen Wilson's friend <a href="http://kissingsuzykolber.uproxx.com/2013/08/nfl-analyst-power-rankings-new-1-jay-mariotti.html" target="_blank">Jay Mariotti</a> announced his big comeback <a href="http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/an-open-letter-from-jay/" target="_blank">with an epic open letter</a> to his fans and readers on his new website MariottiShow.

alex rodriguez

With Leather’s Watch This: Who Falls For The Hidden Ball Trick Anymore?

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I’m sure everyone has seen the video of Juan Uribe of the Los Angeles Dodgers falling for the hidden ball trick against the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, but I just wanted to watch it a few more times.

Baseball

Carly Rae Jepsen Throws The Worst First Pitch Ever

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Pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen "throws" the ceremonial first pitch at Tropicana Field prior to a game betwen the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays.

Baseball

Matt Joyce Is Assassinating Astros Fans With Well-Placed Foul Balls

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If you are a Houston Astros fan at Minute Maid Park (one of the illustrious 15 or so in attendance), Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Matt Joyce is not afraid to sink your battleship.

ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD

The Ghost Of Christopher Lloyd Saved Rays Reporter Kelly Nash From An Instagram Death

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What you're looking at is the best-possible and most serendipitous sports "selfie" you can take.

BAD CALLS

This Dog Doesn’t Like Baseball Video Games

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Please forgive my inability to identify baseball video games, since the only games that I play are old school Final Fantasy re-releases for the iPad because I’m a ballllllller.

Baseball

The Hooters Ball Girl #cangetit, But Only If It’s Fair

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If your Monday morning is starting off badly, consider that it could always be worse.

BALLPARK PROMOTIONS

The Tampa Bay Rays Are The Best At Giving Stuff Away

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With Spring Training here, it’s time for the most important part of any Major League Baseball preseason – checking out what kind of free stuff teams will be giving away this season.

Baseball

90s Pop Culture Mindf**k Of The Day: The 2012 Tampa Bay Rays Showed Up In 'Clueless'

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On Friday, I wrote about how <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/11/orlando-magic-cheerleader-fall-abc-news-laura-palmer-twin-peaks" target="_blank">ABC News used 'Twin Peaks' character Laura Palmer as an example of the dangers of cheerleading</a> (she was murdered, wrapped in plastic and dumped in a river.

ANTOINE WALKER

With Leather’s Watch This: The New York Yankees!

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Welp, it sure ain’t as exciting as <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/09/covering-the-faces-the-emotions-of-the-greatest-night-in-baseball-history">last year’s Wild Card Wednesday</a>, when the St.

alex rodriguez

Taiwan Animation Says Yankees Are Done, Attacks C.C. With Fishing Net

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Taiwan's Next Media Animation has really gone above and beyond with their latest effort, calmly titled, "New York Yankees 2012 season goes off the rails".


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