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by Mizuno USA on July 5, 2011
The Colorado Rockies are in third place in the ultra competitive National League West Division through Monday. While the Rox are 6.5 games out of first place, they are poised to make one of their typical second half surges to get into the thick of the playoff race. One of the staples in their lineup is veteran first baseman and Mizuno Brand Ambassador Todd Helton. Helton was on a tear this past week, going 11-for-24 (.458) with two doubles, four walks, and five RBI.
by Mizuno USA on June 28, 2011
Cleveland Indians third baseman and Mizuno Brand Ambassador Lonnie Chisenhall made his Major League debut Monday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He doubled in his second at-bat, and finished the night 2-for-4 with an RBI. The Tribe ended a three game losing streak by defeating the D-Backs 5-4. The 21-year-old Chisenhall is the Indians top rated prospect, according to both MLB.com and Baseball America. Chisenhall is a head-...
by Mizuno USA on June 27, 2011
The San Francisco Giants have won five straight games through Sunday, including a sweep of the Cleveland Indians over the weekend. The defending World Series Champions currently lead the National League West Division by a very slim margin. A big reason for the Giants success this season has been their ability to win one run ball games. On Saturday, they won another one of those, defeating the Tribe 1-0. Mizuno Brand Ambassador Matt Cain got the win, throwing s...
by Mizuno USA on June 20, 2011
It's no secret that the Houston Astros have struggled in 2011, currently holding the worst record in baseball. One of the bright spots for the 'Stros this season has been starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez. Rodriguez is 5-3 on the year, with a stellar 2.88 ERA. He put together back-to-back excellent starts last week, picking up two more wins. On Monday, Rodriguez was called on to be the stopper, and avoid a four-game sweep at home to the Atlanta Braves. He responded by firing six scoreless innings, allowing just two hits ...
by Mizuno USA on June 14, 2011
WTTE, the FOX affiliate for Columbus, Ohio, recently had the Mizuno Glove Steamer in studio for the network's Good Day Columbus morning show. Mizuno USA's own Columbus area Brand Building Specialist, Mike Kroeger, went through the entire glove steaming process with one of the program's hosts, Andy Dominianni. Kroeger also referenced how Mizuno uses this same device during Spring Training with our top level Major League Baseball brand ambassadors.