MLB News & Notes

Is Adding a 26th Roster Spot a Good Idea?

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
Is Adding a 26th Roster Spot a Good Idea?

As both the owners and players continue their talks on a new collective bargaining agreement, one of the main issues brought up was adding a 26th roster spot. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported on the possible change which included adding a 26th man to the everyday roster of a team. One extra player could make […]

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MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

An article by posted on November 22, 2016 0 Comments
MLB News: Twins Sign Catcher Jason Castro

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Minnesota Twins have signed former Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro. The deal is worth 3 years, $24.5 million per Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  Castro, 29, hit .210/.307/.377 with 16 doubles, 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 113 games for the Astros in 2016. On the […]

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Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a four-year contract worth $80 million dollars earlier this offseason, but were turned down. Still, Heyman says that Toronto is still open to re-signing him despite signing Kendrys Morales a week ago. “The Jays didn’t entice Encarnacion to make a quick […]

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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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