MLB News & Notes

Astros Acquire Brian McCann From Yankees

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Brian McCann From Yankees

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Brian McCann from the New York Yankees, bursting any hopes that that he would be acquired by the New York Mets. Aww shucks… The Yankees have made trading McCann a top priority as phenom Gary Sanchez took over the catching position and hit the ground running in the second […]

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MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

An article by posted on November 17, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Considering Changes to Roster Sizes

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball and MLB Player’s Union are discussing multiple changes to regular season rosters. One of the changes being discussed is the regular season roster size growing from 25 to 26 players. In exchange for that, the player’s union may be willing to agree on limiting […]

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Corey Seager and Michael Fulmer Win Rookie of the Year Honors

An article by posted on November 14, 2016 0 Comments
Corey Seager and Michael Fulmer Win Rookie of the Year Honors

Major League Baseball announced their 2016 Rookie of the Year Award winners on Monday. Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager won in the National League and Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer took the honors in the American League. Seager, 22, batted .308/.365/.512 with 40 doubles, 26 homers, 72 RBI and 105 runs scored. His […]

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World Series Game 5 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:15 PM

An article by posted on October 30, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 5 Thread: Indians vs Cubs, 8:15 PM

With Saturday night’s 7–2 victory at Wrigley Field, the Indians took a commanding three games to one lead in the World Series and moved within one win of the franchise’s first championship since 1948. Jason Kipnis provided the big blow, a three run homer to ice the game. The Cubs now have their backs to the […]

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World Series Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 7:00 PM

An article by posted on October 26, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 2 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 7:00 PM

World Series Game 2 - Progressive Field – 7:00 PM RHP Jake Arrieta (0-1, 4.91) vs. RHP Trevor Bauer (0-0, 5.06) As long as the weather holds up in Cleveland, the Indians and Cubs will play Game 2 of the World Series at Progressive Field on Wednesday night. The start time has been moved up to 7 p.m. ET in […]

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World Series Game 1 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
World Series Game 1 Thread: Cubs vs Indians, 8:00 PM

World Series Game One – Progressive Field LHP Jon Lester (2‐0, 0.86) vs. RHP Corey Kluber (2‐1, 0.98) The Chicago Cubs tonight play the Cleveland Indians in the opening game of the 112th World Series after Chicago defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series, four‐games‐to‐ two, to capture its first N.L. […]

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MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

An article by posted on October 3, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: D’Backs Fire Stewart and Hale, Weiss Out in Colorado

Some big news coming out of Arizona as the Diamondbacks announced that they have fired GM Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale. Stewart was responsible for one of the worst trades in recent memory, sending their overall No. 1 pick in 2015, shortstop Dansby Swanson, plus pitching prospect Aaron Blair and outfielder Ender Inciarte to […]

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Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

An article by posted on October 2, 2016 0 Comments
Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

LHP Matt Moore tossed eight scoreless innings and Buster Posey had three hits and three RBIs as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Sunday to complete a three game sweep and clinch the second NL Wild Card. The stage is now set for the NL Wild Card Game as the […]

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MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Needs To Immediately Review End of Game Plays

Last night, Yadier Molina hit a game winning walk-off double scoring Matt Carpenter from first base to keep the Cardinals Wild Card hopes alive and well. There was just one teensy little problem. The umpires blew the call. Molina’s double hopped the fence and hit the back wall meaning the umpires should have ruled it […]

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Nats All Star Catcher Wilson Ramos Out For Season With Torn ACL

An article by posted on September 27, 2016 0 Comments
Nats All Star Catcher Wilson Ramos Out For Season With Torn ACL

Update: It’s a torn ACL for Wilson Ramos. He’s done for at least 6 months. Over the past two weeks, the Washington Nationals have suffered a number of injuries to some of their core players, capped off by the potential loss of all-star catcher Wilson Ramos, who appeared to injure his right knee badly on […]

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