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Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games

An article by posted on April 29, 2016 0 Comments
Dee Gordon Suspended 80 Games

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon was suspended 80 games early Friday morning after he tested positive for two types of performance-enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball announced. Gordon, 28, was found to have taken exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, a modified form of testosterone A two-time All-Star, Gordon signed a five-year, $50 million contract extension in […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cespedes’ Pinch-Hit Homer Sparks Stunning Comeback Win

An article by posted on April 27, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cespedes’ Pinch-Hit Homer Sparks Stunning Comeback Win

The New York Mets (12-7) defeated the Cincinnati Reds (9-12) in a wild comeback win by a score of 4-3. An incredible game from the Mets, showing a never say die attitude. Pitching: Bartolo Colon (1-1, 3.42 ERA) kept his team in the game by limiting the Reds to three runs over five innings of […]

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Daniel Murphy Doubles Home Winning Run In Big Debut With Nats

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Doubles Home Winning Run In Big Debut With Nats

Second baseman Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning and helped the Washington Nationals rally to beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 in their season opener on Monday. Murphy also homered in the game, a mammoth shot to give the Nats an early 2-1 lead in the 4th inning. In what manager Dusty […]

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Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

An article by posted on March 24, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: NYC Tobacco Ban Will Be Ineffective

Whether players like it or not, New York City has enacted a smokeless tobacco ban that will prevent them from using chewing tobacco at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium. As we see from the quotes, there are players like Lucas Duda, to whom it’ll have no effect. There are others who do use it. We don’t know what, […]

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White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
White Sox Dropped The Ball On LaRoche Situation

Being a father while being a big leaguer must be extremely difficult. You are effectively on the road nine months out of the year and often miss the formative years of your own children. That’s why we hear stories about how players like bringing their kids around whenever possible. There are the stories of Ken Griffey, Jr. and Barry […]

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The Chapman Suspension Is a Joke

An article by posted on March 1, 2016 0 Comments
The Chapman Suspension Is a Joke

All the media and the fans were up in arms when Ray Rice received a two game suspension for knocking out his fiancée and dragging her out of an elevator. That weak suspension was 12.5% of the NFL season. The same people had similar angry reactions when Greg Hardy only received a four game suspension. […]

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Book Review: “The Closer” by Mariano Rivera

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Book Review: “The Closer” by Mariano Rivera

I’m not sure if it occurs in the first, second or third trimester. But some time while we’re in the womb, all Mets fans—actually all New Yorkers who are fans of NL Baseball—receive the gene that makes us hate the Yankees. However, maybe once every generation, a player dons the pinstripes who we hate…but who […]

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Terry Collins Unhappy With MLB Rule Change On Neighborhood Play

An article by posted on February 26, 2016 0 Comments
Terry Collins Unhappy With MLB Rule Change On Neighborhood Play

Mets manager Terry Collins is none too pleased with one of the new second base rule changes MLB revealed on Thursday, specifically the redefining of the “neighborhood play.” MLB will now allow instant-replay reviews to ensure that an infielder actually touches the base on a double play, something that hasn’t been enforced in the past. […]

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In Stunning Twist, Dexter Fowler Re-Signs With Cubs

An article by posted on February 25, 2016 0 Comments
In Stunning Twist, Dexter Fowler Re-Signs With Cubs

In a move that has taken everyone in the baseball world by surprise, the Chicago Cubs have re-signed free agent outfielder Dexter Fowler to a one-year deal with a mutual option for 2017. Fowler will receive $8 million in 2016 and the mutual option is for $9 million with a $5 million buyout. In other […]

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Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Placed On Paid Leave Pending Outcome Of Criminal Case

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes has been placed on paid leave by Major League Baseball pending the outcome of the criminal proceedings stemming from his October 31 arrest for domestic violence. Reyes, 32, was arrested for allegedly hitting his wife in a Hawaii hotel. He later filed a plea of not guilty to a charge of […]

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