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May 23, 2013 6:16 am

Daily Roundup: Around the League: May 23, 2013

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Clint Chisam

News and notes from around the league for May 23, 2013.

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On Sunday, Hanley Ramirez became only the second (non-injured) player to take more than a half-minute to complete his tater trot.

Oh, the things you miss when you go on vacation...

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The tater trots for April 15: Omar Infante and Hanley Ramirez prove la máquina jonrón lives, plus a slew of big hits.

¡Vive la máquina jonrón!

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The tater trots for September 17: Curtis Granderson join the 40 homer club while helping Mariano Rivera join a much more exclusive club.

Where did summer go? The calendar still says there's four days left of summer, but you wouldn't know it by the weather. Thankfully, the boys of summer play on through these weird pseudo-falls and all the way into October. Weather aside, it's a great time of year.

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The tater trots for July 24: Mike Trout's first career home run and Brendan Ryan's grand slam.

It's always an odd day when the whole league seems to decide to take the day off from hitting home runs together. On Sunday, with fifteen games being played, home runs were hit in only eight of them. Going through the list of games and seeing "HR: none" one after the other is strange.

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What exactly is a "tater trot"?

Note: This piece was written for the excellent Rogue's Baseball Index, a dictionary of terms "that they didn’t teach you in Little League, and that you won’t hear about in the director’s commentary to Angels in the Outfield." You can find the piece over at RBI and at Pitchers & Poets, RBI's parent site. If you like thoughtful writing about baseball, I highly recommend checking both sites out.

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