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Bench Reflects on Rose Hall Chances and Sparky

Bench Reflects on Rose Hall Chances and Sparky

Dave Mitchell May 12, 2013 Comments Off on Bench Reflects on Rose Hall Chances and Sparky

It would be hard to differentiate the biggest and most recognizable name during the 1970’s Cincinnati’s “Big Red Machine” era. One could argue it was Johnny Bench, and not be completely wrong. After all

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Johnny Bench Knows Catching

Johnny Bench Knows Catching

Dave Mitchell May 8, 2013 Comments Off on Johnny Bench Knows Catching

Major league baseball and Cincinnati Reds legendary catcher Johnny Bench knows a good receiver when he sees one. He should. Bench is still considered the best catcher ever in baseball, even though his career

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Ohio Baseball Weekly Returns Tonite on UST

Ohio Baseball Weekly Returns Tonite on UST

Dave Mitchell March 4, 2013 Comments Off on Ohio Baseball Weekly Returns Tonite on UST

As most of you have noticed my articles have cut down over the past couple weeks. That is for a very good reason. Tonite is the opening night of the “Ohio Baseball Weekly” show.

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UST Radio: Ohio Baseball Weekly 3-4-13

UST Radio: Ohio Baseball Weekly 3-4-13

Ultimate Sports Talk March 3, 2013 Comments Off on UST Radio: Ohio Baseball Weekly 3-4-13

Spring training is underway and that means another season of Ohio Baseball Weekly on the Ultimate Sports Talk Radio Network!  This internet radio show airs live every Monday night at 9:00pm Eastern Time. We

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Topps Erases Pete Rose from All Cards

Topps Erases Pete Rose from All Cards

Dave Mitchell February 14, 2013 Comments Off on Topps Erases Pete Rose from All Cards

Topps, the leading baseball card company, has topped everything. In a report issued by Yardbarker Wednesday, Topps has erased Pete Rose’s name on any baseball card starting with their 2013 season even though Pete

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Indians Signing of Bourn Changes Outlook

Indians Signing of Bourn Changes Outlook

Dave Mitchell February 12, 2013 Comments Off on Indians Signing of Bourn Changes Outlook

On the day Spring Training opened for the Cleveland Indians, the front office has pulled another shocker. Monday night it was announced the Tribe had acquired free agent outfielder Michael Bourn. Bourn was the

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Tribe Signs Familiar Faces

Tribe Signs Familiar Faces

Dave Mitchell February 10, 2013 Comments Off on Tribe Signs Familiar Faces

Monday Pitchers and catchers report to Goodyear, AZ for the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds as Spring Training begins for each club. Yet as this happens the Indians front office isn’t sleeping and still

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Francona Excited about Spring Training

Francona Excited about Spring Training

Dave Mitchell February 8, 2013 Comments Off on Francona Excited about Spring Training

Even as there is ice and snow on the ground and basketball is in the forefront, now is the time to direct attention to the boys of summer. Monday for most clubs, including the

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Bourn Being Pursued by Indians

Bourn Being Pursued by Indians

Dave Mitchell February 7, 2013 Comments Off on Bourn Being Pursued by Indians

It appears the purse strings in Cleveland have been loosened. Surprisingly the Indians have expressed an interest in free agent outfielder Michael Bourn. As inconceivable as this may be, it comes from a reputable

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Capps In with Tribe.  Could Perez be Out?

Capps In with Tribe. Could Perez be Out?

Dave Mitchell February 7, 2013 Comments Off on Capps In with Tribe. Could Perez be Out?

Last Thursday the Cleveland Indians signed oft-injured reliever Matt Capps to a Minor League contract and invited him to Spring Training with the big league club. The Tribe’s pitchers and catchers are scheduled to

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Hafner Being Courted by Yankees

Hafner Being Courted by Yankees

Dave Mitchell January 31, 2013 Comments Off on Hafner Being Courted by Yankees

It’s been an off season of moves for the Cleveland Indians, from exciting to boring. A new manager, right fielder and a highly touted pitching prospect headline the moves made by the Tribe. However

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Two Baseball Icons Pass Away Saturday

Two Baseball Icons Pass Away Saturday

Dave Mitchell January 20, 2013 Comments Off on Two Baseball Icons Pass Away Saturday

Over the weekend the baseball world lost two of it’s most precious names in Stan Musial and Earl Weaver. Ten years apart in age these two made names for themselves in different ways, yet

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Random Sports “Footnotes”

Random Sports “Footnotes”

Dave Mitchell January 17, 2013 Comments Off on Random Sports “Footnotes”

Every once in awhile thoughts shake around in the brain with enough legs to speak on, yet not enough to write about. It’s time to take a look at some “Footnotes”.   TERRY FRANCONA’S

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Baseball HOF Losing It’s Luster

Baseball HOF Losing It’s Luster

Dave Mitchell January 10, 2013 Comments Off on Baseball HOF Losing It’s Luster

For only the eighth time in Major League Baseball history, not a single player was voted into the Hall of Fame yesterday by the Baseball Writers of America. In one day, the BBWAA has

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New Year Wishes Abound for Cleveland

New Year Wishes Abound for Cleveland

Dave Mitchell January 2, 2013 Comments Off on New Year Wishes Abound for Cleveland

With a New Year come resolutions and wishes for all. Especially in the world of sports. 2013 brings with it hope and anticipation for every sports fan. Without hope, why bother? So in that

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#Indians Weaker after Choo Deal

#Indians Weaker after Choo Deal

Dave Mitchell December 11, 2012 Comments Off on #Indians Weaker after Choo Deal

Shin Soo Choo is gone. The Indians traded the Scott Boras client to the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night in a three-team deal many think is lopsided in Cleveland’s favor. They think wrong. The Indians

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Indians Sign Reynolds and Still Save Money

Indians Sign Reynolds and Still Save Money

Dave Mitchell December 11, 2012 Comments Off on Indians Sign Reynolds and Still Save Money

Another year of the MLB Winter Meetings have come and gone. Another year of rumors and innuendo surrounding the Cleveland Indians, yet nothing happening. This should come as no surprise. When the Indians hired

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Indians Prepare for Moves at Winter Meetings

Indians Prepare for Moves at Winter Meetings

Dave Mitchell December 3, 2012 Comments Off on Indians Prepare for Moves at Winter Meetings

Baseball’s winter meetings begin today in Nashville, Tennessee. This being the holiday season, it’s time to form a “wish-list” for the Cleveland Indians. The only wish should be the Indians do something and not

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Shapiro’s Comment to Fans — “Stay Away”

Shapiro’s Comment to Fans — “Stay Away”

Dave Mitchell November 29, 2012 Comments Off on Shapiro’s Comment to Fans — “Stay Away”

In this day and age, just after a tumultuous election campaign, a business owner or their employee would never tell a possible patron to stay away. Unless, of course, your Angus T. Jones of

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Three Positives for the Indians

Three Positives for the Indians

Dave Mitchell July 12, 2012 Comments Off on Three Positives for the Indians

During this past Monday night’s “Ohio Baseball Weekly” show on Ultimatesportstalk.com that Mark Donahue and I co-host every week, I was caught by surprise by a question from George, one of our fans.  We

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