MLB News & Notes

Chopped: Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

An article by posted on May 17, 2016 0 Comments
Chopped: Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Atlanta Braves have fired manager Fredi Gonzalez this morning. The Braves were mired in one of the worst half-seasons in the franchise’s 140-year history last year, and that was followed by its worst-ever start to a season. They have the worst record in the majors […]

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Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Suspended 60 Days For Domestic Violence

UPDATE: MAY 14 After initial reports that Colorado Rockies and ex-Met shortstop Jose Reyes would be handed down a 60-game suspension, Major League Baseball announced on Friday that Reyes would be suspended until May 31st, which would amount to the first 51 games of the season. Reyes, 32, agreed to the punishment and will serve […]

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Mets Ran Into A Buzz Saw, Kershaw Sets MLB Record

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Ran Into A Buzz Saw, Kershaw Sets MLB Record

The New York Mets offense was held at bay by one of the best pitchers in baseball, Clayton Kershaw on Thursday night. Kershaw tossed a three-hit shutout while racking up 13 strikeouts in the Dodgers 5-0 defeat of the Mets. Last night marked his fifth consecutive start of 10 strikeouts while allowing one walk or […]

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NL East News: Max Scherzer Strikes Out 20 Tigers

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
NL East News: Max Scherzer Strikes Out 20 Tigers

Nationals righty Max Scherzer struck out 20 Tigers wednesday night in D.C. in an epic performance. Here is how the Tigers’ lineup fared individually: Ian Kinsler: 3 Ks J.D. Martinez: 3 Ks Miguel Cabrera: 3 Ks Victor Martinez: 0 Ks Justin Upton: 2 Ks James McCann: 3 Ks Anthony Gose: 3 Ks Jose Iglesias: 1 K […]

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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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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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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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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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