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KC Royals Tap Bethlehem's Matt Quatraro As New Manager
KC Royals Tap Bethlehem's Matt Quatraro As New Manager
The Kansas City Royals made a terrific choice on Sunday for their new manager. Bethlehem Central High School graduate Matt Quatraro will take the reins of the Major League Baseball franchise, taking over for Mike Matheny, who was fired after a disappointing season. New Royals executive vice president and general manager, J.J. Picollo tabbed Quatraro on Sunday to guide his team to reach their potential.
Latham Native Trying To Earn World Series Ring For Dodgers
Latham Native Trying To Earn World Series Ring For Dodgers
It's been a long road for former Shaker High School pitcher, Tommy Kahnle, since he became one of the most valuable middle relievers in all of Major League Baseball in 2019. That year, the Latham native pitched in 72 games for the New York Yankees amassing 27 "holds" with an impressive 3.67 ERA. Kahnle's money pitch, the knee-buckling change-up, was amongst the best in baseball. Then after only one game in the COVID shortened 2020 season, injury struck his valuable right elbow and his relationship with the Yankees ended.
518 Talent Shines On TV
518 Talent Shines On TV
Year after year, Matt would come “home” to Bethlehem and work with the local baseball teams not for money. He was just being a good guy. Quatraro will be a major league manager in the next few years. His name is constantly mentioned in big league managerial searches. There are only 30 of those jobs in the world. Pretty cool representative of the 518.
2017 Belmont Stakes Field
2017 Belmont Stakes Field
This Saturday the final leg of horse racing's triple Crown will be run at Belmont Park. The biggest story line in this year's field is that neither the Kentucky Derby nor the Preakness winner will be in the field. Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Preakness winner Cloud Computing, seem to be eyeing future races at Saratoga this summer as future options...
Dion Lewis' Mother Linda Joins Big Board Sports
Dion Lewis' Mother Linda Joins Big Board Sports
Capital Region native, Dion Lewis, has a chance to achieve immortality with the New England Patriots next Sunday as he and his teammates are 60 minutes away from a Super Bowl title. The former Albany High School and Albany Academy standout has made the Pats offense more dynamic since returning from injury in November, and maybe no better example came in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs vs
Jimmer Put Up 50
Jimmer Put Up 50
Want to hear something not very surprising? Jimmer Fredette dropped 50 points this past weekend for the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese basketball Association. Granted, the Sharks lost the game to Sichuan, but do we care? Not really. Jimmer still leads the CBA in scoring with nearly 37 points per game, and putting a 50-burger up is only going to foster his already god-like status in China... Read M

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