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Major Leaguers Around the League Unite to Strike Out Cancer

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Jason Motte, Billy Hamilton and Anthony Rizzo might be rivals on the field, but today they are on the same team – the K Cancer Team – uniting  to help Strike Out Cancer.

Jason Motte: The Man Behind Baseball’s Strike Out Cancer Effort

Veteran reliever delivers pitch on behalf of children with cancer
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Jason Motte provides relief both on and off the field.

As September begins Pediatric Cancer Awareness month, the 34-year-old right-hander will play an even bigger role than his usual place in the Colorado Rockies’ bullpen.

#GoingToBat Community Spotlight: Jason Motte

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Jason Motte is dominant against most opponents, but he’s still battling every day to gain the upper hand against a real-life adversary that affects almost everyone in one way or another -- cancer.

Motte and his wife, Caitlin, were visiting Caitlin’s grandfather, a cancer patient at The West Clinic in Memphis several years ago when they saw a sign requesting blankets, which spurred the thought, “What can we do to help?”

Motte’s First Pitch to Cancer was a Strike

On September 2, Major League baseball players united together to "strikeout cancer" and raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States.
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Jason Motte’s lofty goal is to strikeout cancer. On Sept. 2, he had the whole baseball world watching him pitch.
 
It was late 2010 when the Cardinals’ reliever and his wife Caitlin were first summoned from the bullpen in the fight against cancer. At the time, Caitlin’s grandfather was a cancer patient at The West Clinic in Memphis, Tenn., and they wanted to do all they could to help. The “StrikeOut Cancer with Jason Motte Foundation” was founded shortly thereafter.
 

Today Major Leaguers & 108 Stitches Host Strikeout Cancer Day in all Big League Clubhouses

Players to raise funds and awareness for various cancer-related charities by wearing K Cancer T-shirts produced by MLBPA licensee, 108 Stitches
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NEW YORK, NY, September 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Today Major League baseball players will stand together as one and do their collective-best to “strikeout cancer,” when they host a player-led initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States. 
 

Major Leaguers & 108 Stitches to Host First Strikeout Cancer Day in all Big League Clubhouses on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Big Leaguers to raise funds and awareness for various cancer-related charities through the wearing and sale of Strikeout Cancer T-shirts produced by MLBPA licensee, 108 Stitches
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In just one week, Major League baseball players will stand together and do their collective-best to “strikeout cancer” when they host a player-led initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States.

Major Leaguers & 108 Stitches to Host First Strikeout Cancer Day in all Big League Clubhouses on Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Big Leaguers to raise funds and awareness for various cancer-related charities through the wearing and sale of Strikeout Cancer T-shirts produced by MLBPA licensee, 108 Stitches
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NEW YORK, NY, August 13, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Major League baseball players will stand together as one and do their collective-best to “strikeout cancer” on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, when they host a player-led initiative to raise awareness and funds for cancer-related charities across the United States, it was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Association.   

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