MLB News & Notes

Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

An article by posted on May 20, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Looking To Move Infielder For Starting Pitcher

According to beat reporter Mark Saxon of ESPN LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in the market for a starting pitcher now that Hyun-jin Ryu is contemplating shoulder surgery and after already losing Brandon McCarthy for the season. Saxon believes they’d be willing to move Cuban infielder Alex Guerrero, given their excess of third baseman. The 28 year old […]

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GM Dan Jennings To Be Named Marlins Manager

An article by posted on May 18, 2015 0 Comments
GM Dan Jennings To Be Named Marlins Manager

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and beat reporter Joe Frisaro of MLB.com are reporting that the Miami Marlins will name current general manager, Dan Jennings, as the team’s new manager to replace Mike Redmond. The announcement will be made official during a press conference scheduled for 11AM this morning. The move comes as a shock […]

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Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

An article by posted on May 16, 2015 0 Comments
Tulowitzki Leaves Game With Quad Strain, Rockies GM Blasts Trade Talk Rumors

A person who knows Troy Tulowitzki told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that Tulo would prefer to be traded to the Dodgers, Giants, Angels, or Yankees. However, he would be okay with going to the Mets, Red Sox, or Cardinals. Heyman writes that the Rockies tried hard this winter to engage the Mets, and at […]

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Bryce Harper Says Nationals Are “Still” The Team To Beat

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper Says Nationals Are “Still” The Team To Beat

After crushing three home runs in yesterday’s 7-5 win over the Marlins, National’s slugger Bryce Harper boldly declared Washington as the team to beat. (Scott Allen, Washington Post). “We’re such a great team,” Harper said of the 14-15 Nationals, who have won seven of their last nine since a six-game losing streak. “We’re the team […]

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MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Positive Stanozolol Results

Commonly sold under the name Winstrol (oral) and Wonstrol Depot (intramuscular), Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid that began to be widely used in sports during the 80’s but which has actually been around since 1962. It was in fact the steroid that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson tested positive on in 1988. As of 4/14, […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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Heath Bell Announces Retirement

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Heath Bell Announces Retirement

After being released by the Washington Nationals on Monday, veteran reliever and former Met Heath Bell has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. Bell told MLB.com’s Corey Brock: “My kids wanted me home. What’s more important: my kids or the big leagues? I’ve already accomplished more than I ever dreamed of. Now it’s time […]

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Marlins Sign Christian Yelich To 7-Year, $49.7 Million Extension

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Sign Christian Yelich To 7-Year, $49.7 Million Extension

According to reports by Yahoo and Fox Sports, the Miami Marlins agreed to terms Wednesday with outfielder Christian Yelich on a seven-year deal that will pay him a guaranteed $49.75 million dollars. The deal includes an option for an eighth year valued at $15 million with a $1.25 million buyout, and carries an average annual […]

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Pete Rose Formally Asks To Have Lifetime Ban Lifted

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Pete Rose Formally Asks To Have Lifetime Ban Lifted

Pete Rose has made a formal request to be reinstated to Major League Baseball, and new commissioner Rob Manfred agreed to meet with Rose and hear him out. “I want to make sure I understand all of the details of the Dowd Report and Commissioner Bart Giamatti’s decision and the agreement that was ultimately reached,” […]

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Despite The Loss Of Yu Darvish, Rangers Not Interested In Dillon Gee

An article by posted on March 8, 2015 0 Comments
Despite The Loss Of Yu Darvish, Rangers Not Interested In Dillon Gee

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Rangers have no interest in starting pitcher Dillon Gee despite the news that Yu Darvish is likely out for the rest of the season. The buzz is the Rangers could turn to the Phillies and try to work out a trade for Cole Hamels. Sources have told […]

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