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With that, Kuo finally could celebrate his first big-league win.
Clemens struck out his first big-league hitter in 1984, his first year in the major leagues.
The behavior of Neenan and Miller's molecules hints at the advantages of playing big-league chemistry with marble-like polymers.
The early-season success of the Dodgers (35-29), which has them in a tie with Arizona atop the National League West, has been largely due to the contributions of rookies Russell Martin, Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, Willy Aybar and Jonathan Broxton, none of whom has exhibited the slightest bit of awe at his sudden big-league surroundings.
We easily get caught up in celebrations of Los Angeles baseball history that are put on at our big-league parks, whether it be the Dodgers' ongoing 25th anniversary of an improbable World Series title or the Angels giving away Bartolo Colon action figures for his Cy Young-winning performance last season.
Travel squad: Little said he will fill out the rosters for Tuesday's intrasquad game at Jacksonville with a combination of players from major- and minor-league camps and that a handful of position players and several pitchers from big-league camp will stay behind.
The Dodgers put what probably was the final touch on their spring-training roster Monday, signing veteran reliever Brian Meadows, a right-hander, to a minor-league contract and inviting him to big-league camp.
For him to see any big-league time this season, either Dioner Navarro or Sandy Alomar will have to get hurt and club officials will have to decide top catching prospect Russell Martin isn't ready to step in.
Pittsburgh has no big-league basketball, Seattle no big-league hockey.
Debus, a member of the organization for all but two years since he was drafted in the 21st round in 1980, will return to his former position of roving catching instructor after one year on the big-league staff.
Prior to the interview, McLaren consulted with a number of friends in baseball about the Dodgers' situation, and came away impressed not just with the big-league club, but also their minor-league system.
I feel like you were at an advantage because you were surrounded by all their coaches, all the managers they had were all guys that were big-league guys and you don't get that in every organization.