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Hitters in baseball continue to eye new tricks for improving vision

...and his teammate Charlie Blackmon credits the video game Call of Duty for his sizzling start. Longtime major leaguer Ellis Burks even used to stare at a candle in a darkened room to visualize locking onto a target.Anything to help catch up with...

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Baseball notes: MVP candidate Walker faces Coors jinx

...340 with 40 homers and 128 RBI. The voters punished Bichette for hitting 31 of his 40 homers in Denver. Last year Ellis Burks paid the price. He produced in Denver (.390, 23 home runs, 79 RBI) and on the road (.291-17-49). But when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/27/oth_212003.shtml
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San Francisco's win was a breeze

...inning -- twice. The difference in the Giants' 4-1 victory over the Braves was that the home run Smoltz gave up to Ellis Burks came with two men on base, while the home run San Francisco's Russ Ortiz allowed to Bret Boone was a solo shot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/12/bas_261189.shtml
Baseball
Jordan, Reynolds, Mayne file for free agency after options declined

...Anaheim first baseman Scott Spiezio, Boston right-handers John Burkett and Mike Timlin, Cleveland designated hitter Ellis Burks, Minnesota right-hander Rick Reed and Chicago Cubs right-handers Antonio Alfonseca and Dave Veres, Players may...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/30/bas_398870.shtml
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Overtime

...shy of the 75 percent needed, and Blyleven was 67 short. Also on the ballot for the first time are Kevin Appier , Ellis Burks , Andres Galarraga , Pat Hentgen , Mike Jackson , Eric Karros , Ray Lankford , Shane Reynolds , David Segui , Robin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/28/oth_557340.shtml
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Giants sweep Reds

...who has not pitched a complete game since 1996, got the first two outs in the eighth before walking pinch hitter Ellis Burks. The walk was Avery's sixth of the game, tying his career high. Javier, who had not hit a homer from the right...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/08/bas_258482.shtml
Baseball
Schilling started it up

...and relievers Tom Gordon and Paul Quantrill. The Red Sox signed second baseman Pokey Reese and designated hitter Ellis Burks And while Boston's attempt to acquire Alex Rodriguez fell through, the Yankees got the AL MVP from Texas last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/21/bas_405311.shtml
Baseball
Hampton's sinker is coming along

...bobble by rookie shortstop Kelly Johnson that was ruled a hit, catcher Javy Lopez's run-scoring passed ball and Ellis Burks' RBI single. Leadoff man Coco Crisp's bunt, Hampton's throwing error, and another wayward throw by Lopez helped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/bra_368281.shtml
Braves
Braves salvage series with win

...big win for us, obviously," said Glavine, who held the Giants to just three hits in seven innings and, following Ellis Burks' home run in the third, retired the last 13 Giants he faced. "You don't ever want to get swept by anybody, particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/21/bas_296239.shtml
Baseball
Garciaparra, Nixon sidelined with injuries

...Ortiz, Boston's designated hitter, figures to see more time at first base, which could provide more at bats for DH Ellis Burks. Mark Bellhorn is the primary backup infielder. Nixon should be ready to play in a major league game in six weeks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/20/bas_409333.shtml
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