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The Baseball Column:

10 Developments You

May Have Missed

POSTED: 4:36 pm EDT August 12, 2005

As another baseball season winds down and NFL training camp updates begin to captivate America, here are 10 interesting developments from the 2005 season that you may not have noticed.

1. Marlins prodigy Miguel Cabrera is hitting in the .350s and battling Derek Lee for the NL batting title.

2. Washington's Nick Johnson has stayed relatively healthy and is finally realizing his potential.

3. A miniature version of Sammy Sosa has been a dud in Baltimore.

4. The Brew Crew is actually making a run at a winning season.

5. Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay has regained his Cy Young form.

6. Jason Giambi, who leads the AL in on-base percentage, has begun his path toward redemption.

7. Moises Alou has found the fountain of youth in San Francisco and is among the NL leaders in hitting.

8. Jason Bay is well on his way to stardom in Pittsburgh.

9. Tampa infielder Jorge Cantu, 23, is quietly having a standout season.

10. Former All Star Eric Milton, who hurled a no-hitter in 1999 with Minnesota, has bottomed out in Cincinnati at age 30.


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