Dan Runzler

#47RP,
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 210
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born:
College: California Riverside
Birth Place: Santa Monica, California
Draft: 2007 9th round by the
  • Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia5 hours ago

    Larry Bowa on Jim Bunning: His words 'resonated throughout my career'

    Beyond the center field wall at Citizens Bank Park, retired Phillies uniform No. 14 was draped in black cloth on Saturday afternoon. Jim Bunning, who wore that number during six seasons with the club, died late Friday night at his home in Kentucky. The Hall of Fame pitcher, who went on to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate, was 85.

  • Game 46: Mets at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. on SNY
    SNY

    Game 46: Mets at Pirates, 7:05 p.m. on SNY

    The Mets (19-26) open a three-game series against the Pirates (22-26) on Friday night at PNC Park in Pittsburgh. The Mets lost two of three games to the Padres earlier this week at Citi Field. The Mets are 3-7 over their last 10 games. ... They are fifth in the majors with 124 runs scored in May. ... The Mets are second in the majors with 43 runs scored in the first inning this season.  Who is starting tonight for the Mets?  Right-hander Jacob deGrom, (3.56 ERA/3.23 FIP, 1.31 WHIP), who had his start on Thursday skipped due to the threat of inclement weather, will be on the hill on Friday. deGrom tossed seven scoreless innings while allowing four hits, walking three, and striking out nine last

  • In a baseball backwater, Ngoepe found a field and a dream
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    In a baseball backwater, Ngoepe found a field and a dream

    The clubhouse was Gift Ngoepe's home, an equipment storeroom his bedroom. The field, where the beginnings of his road to baseball history started, was his backyard. Never mind that Ngoepe's field of dreams was a bit patchy. Never mind that there was no home run fence. And never mind that the Randburg Mets' park is hidden away on the northern outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, where baseball is as obscure a sport as you could imagine. "I rolled out of bed and was on first base," said Ngoepe, now an infielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ngoepe made history last month when he ran out for Pittsburgh against the Chicago Cubs, the first African to play Major League Baseball. To do it, he turned