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Casey McGehee impressed with Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka

Former MLB infielder Casey McGehee, a Soquel High alum, on playing with prized free agent pitcher Masahiro Tanaka on the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan. Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA in the regular-season and helped the Golden Eagles beat the Yomiuri … Continue reading

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MLB umpire Bill Miller makes historic call on pickoff

With St. Louis slugger Carlos Beltran representing the tying run at home plate Sunday night, Boston pitcher Koji Uehara made the pickoff throw to first base. Mike Napoli made the swooping tag on rookie pinch-runner Kolten Wong. And first base … Continue reading

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Padres return Erlin to Triple-A Tucson after solid outing

Scotts Valley High alum Robbie Erlin shined for the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night in his second MLB relief appearance. After the game, a 6-2 loss to the Cubs, the 22-year-old was sent back to the minor leagues. Erlin … Continue reading

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Soquel High alum Casey McGehee interview with Rakuten Golden Eagles

Soquel High alum Casey McGehee, who last season played with the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees, and his translator do an interview with Japan’s Rakuten Golden Eagles.

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McGehee asking for your vote

Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Casey McGehee, formerly of Soquel High, has a video up on youtube.com, under the search title of “Vote for the Miracle League of Milwaukee.” In it, McGehee, who has a son Mackail with cerebral palsy, is … Continue reading

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County has two players named pitchers of the week in minors

Carlos Torres (Aptos High) and Robbie Erlin (Scotts Valley) are dealing, hard core. Both Santa Cruz County were named minor league baseball’s pitchers of the week. Torres is part of the Chicago White Sox’s 40-man roster after making his major … Continue reading

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Vote for McGehee at mlb.com!

Soquel High alum Casey McGehee, starting third baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers, was in third place among vote getters in 2010 All-Star Game voting. McGehee, the NL leader in RBIs with 40, is batting .306 on the season [53-for-173] with … Continue reading

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Soquel’s Del Real gets shot at Golden Baseball League

Pascual Del Real, a former standout middle infielder for Soquel High and Cabrillo College, competed in the Arizona Winter League in Yuma, Ariz., and caught the eyes of Golden Baseball League’s Chico Outlaws officials. After the final regular season game, … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz’s Gagnier tearing up Cape Cod League in limited action

Drew Gagnier (take a look at this giant) Former Santa Cruz High pitcher Drew Gagnier, a redshirt sophomore for the University of Oregon, isn’t seeing a ton of action for the Cape Cod League’s Cotuit Kettleers, but he is dominating … Continue reading

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Touching story about Casey McGehee’s son throwing out the first pitch at a Brewers game

http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/blog/big_league_stew/post/Casey-McGehee-and-son-lead-Brewers-to-inspiratio?urn=mlb,179826 For all the negative surrounding professional baseball, here’s something to light up your day. It’s about former Soquel High star Casey McGehee, now playing for the Milwaukee Brewers, and his 2-year-old son Mackail, who suffers from cerebral palsey, throwing … Continue reading

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