Rafael Rojas Cremonesi

  • joined Feb 10, 2012
  • last login Mar 09, 2013
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I've been writing about baseball since 2000 for different websites and print publications both in Venezuela and the United States, covering the Major Leagues (especially the Colorado Rockies and Houston Astros) and Caribbean Winter Baseball.

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Chris Davis' HR enough for Orioles' win


Tampa Bay Rays righty James Shields threw a complete game in spectacular fashion, yet it wasn't enough: he carried his 10th loss of the year, this time trailing against the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0,...

Trout, Trumbo spark Angels, beat Rangers 7-4


Angels rookie Mike Trout set a team record for most runs in a season as Los Angeles topped Texas, 7-4.

Yankees keep AL East lead, beat Jays 11-4


The New York Yankees kept their one-game lead in the American League East Division after beating the Toronto Blue Jays, 11-4, Friday night at Rogers Centre.

Yankee bats silent; Blue Jays win 6-0


The New York Yankees offense was silenced Thursday night at Rogers Center by a display of sharp pitching from the Blue Jays, suffering a 6-0 loss which trimmed their lead in the AL East to one game...

Braves clinch playoff spot with walk-off homer


Freddie Freeman hits two-run blast; Atlanta clinches NL Wild Card berth beating the Marlins, 4-3

Melky to be left off Giants postseason roster


San Francisco is not including suspended outfielder in postseason plans, according to a report.

Clayton Kershaw should pitch Friday

Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Clayton Kershaw threw a successful bullpen session Tuesday and is prepared to start this Friday against the Colorado Rockies.

Kershaw in line to start Friday


Dodgers lefty threw pain-free bullpen session; is in line to start Friday against Colorado.

Brewers Stun Nationals With 9th-Inning Rally, Win 4-2


Milwaukee extended season-high winning streak to six games, gaining pace in the NL Wild Card race.

Russell Martin's Walk-Off HR Pushes Yankees Past A's, 2-1


Russell Martin shot a walk-off blast in the bottom of the 10th. CC Sabathia sharp in 8 innings.

Nationals Clinch First Playoff Berth For D.C. Team In 79 Years


The D.C. area will enjoy playoff baseball for the first time in 79 years after the Nationals topped the Dodgers to clinch at least a Wild Card spot.

Brewers Sweep Pirates; Stay in Wild Card Race


The Brewers clinched a three-game sweep, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-7 Thursday at PNC Park, keeping a chance in the race for a NL Wild Card spot.

Cabrera, Tigers Wallop A's, 12-2


Detroit third baseman Miguel Cabrera hit his 40th home run of the season and drove in a total of six runs, helping his team beat the Oakland Athletics, 12-2, Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

Kershaw Gets Opinion From Hip Specialist


Dodgers lefty has an impingement of his right hip. He will re-start his throwing program Tuesday, in order to see if the pain persists.

Royals' Cain Likely Done For Season


Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain might miss the remainder of the season after being diagnosed with grade II strain in his right hamstring.

Reds' Chapman Feeling Better After Long-Toss Session


Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman says he is feeling better after participating in a long-toss session Friday.

Yankees Beat Red Sox 2-0, Remain Tied For AL East Lead


New York Yankees righty Phil Hughes got his 15th win of the season after throwing 7 1/3 innings and Derek Jeter tied Willie Mays for the 10th spot on Baseball's all-time hits list, helping the...

Orioles' Hammel Improving, Unsure Of Return


Baltimore Orioles pitcher Jason Hammel had good news on his right knee, but he can't put a date yet on his return.

Derek Jeter Ties Willie Mays For 10th On All-Time Hits List


New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has tied Willie Mays for the tenth spot on the all-time MLB hitters list with a RBI single in the seventh inning on Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox...

Dr. Yocum Clarifies Comments On Strasburg Shutdown


The surgeon who performed elbow surgery on the Nationals righty says he took part in discussions regarding his shutdown

Raffy's Notebook: CarGo Learns Valuable Lessons From HR Drought


After going through a 94-AB HR drought, Carlos Gonzalez has learned a lot about what he needs to do to improve without Troy Tulowitzki batting behind him.

Raffy's Notebook: Nelson Taken To Hospital; Nicasio done for the year, Helton taking BP


Chris Nelson has been taken to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat; Juan Nicasio will miss the remainder of the 2012 season.

Raffy's Notebook: Rutledge's Dream Comes True, Scutaro Consistent, Hernández Not Listening To Rumors


Josh Rutledge came in Friday afternoon. He already had a spot on the lineup placed for him. His new teammates received him with open arms.What he didn't know was he would get a dream-like Major...

Sorry NY, This CarGo Is Too Valuable


The NY Post suggest the Rockies should put CarGo on the trading block. Why it is not a good idea.

Original Rockies Owner Jerry McMorris Dies At 71


Without him, there would have been no Blake Street Bombers. No Todd and the Toddlers. No Generation-R. No 2007 World Series. To sum it up, baseball in Colorado would have been just a mere intention...

Jhoulys Chacin Placed on 15-Day DL, Option Rescinded


Jhoulys Chacin Placed on 15-Day DL and has his option to Colorado Springs rescinded

Jhoulys Chacin Optioned To SkySox: A Puzzle To Sort Out


Rockies RHP Jhoulys Chacin has been optioned to Triple-A after a dismal start. What's next for the Venezuelan righty?

The Rockies and Venezuela: The Home Country's Constant Attention


While players moving from high school or college to the minor leagues and later from the minors to the majors might seem like a run-of-the-mill baseball event for most American fans, players from...

The Education Of Wilin Rosario


Wilin Rosario has the tools to become a top flight catcher in MLB. How has he taken advantage of the resources available to him?

Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 2: 1 More Sunday Loss Till It's A Losing Streak


The Colorado Rockies had a short night: after Todd Helton's dramatic walk off homer Saturday Night, the local nine had a chance to sweep a series against an elusive divisional rival for the first...

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