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Prince Fielder’s Career Appears to be Over

Prince Fielder’s Career Appears to be Over

According to sources, Prince Fielder, first baseman for the Texas Rangers will more than likely be forced to retire after undergoing a second neck surgery within 27 months. Prior to the surgeries, Fielder was a consistent player. From 2006 to 2013, Prince Fielder played in 1,283 of a possible 1,296 regular-season games (162 games in [...]

August 9, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Watch Buster Posey Faceplant into Third Base

Watch Buster Posey Faceplant into Third Base

Buster Posey, catcher for the San Francisco Giants, dove headfirst into third base with a brutal slide. It wasn’t pretty to watch but it got the job done. The Giants and Marlins played an extra-inning in Miami Monday night, and Giants star Buster Posey did some damage to his face in the top of the [...]

August 9, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Tim Tebow to Pursue MLB Career

Tim Tebow to Pursue MLB Career

Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, who hasn’t played since 2012, is still interested in playing professional sports, but this time it’s not football. According to his agents Jimmy Sexton and Nick Khan, Tebow is pursuing a career in professional baseball, and plans to work out for major-league clubs in late August. Sexton issued the following [...]

August 9, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Mark Teixeira to Retire at Season’s End

Mark Teixeira to Retire at Season’s End

To say that Mark Teixeira has been in a slump this season would be a gross understatement. The switch-hitting Yankees first baseman is batting .198 with just 10 homeruns this season. He is in the final year of an 8-year, $180 million deal, which came at a time when the Yankees were giving these types [...]

August 5, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Prince Fielder to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Prince Fielder to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Prince Fielder has appeared in 89 games for the Texas Rangers this season. And in those 89 contests, he has managed to hit a paltry .212 with just 8 HRs and 44 RBIs. But that can’t solely be blamed on perceived old age, or being past his prime. He hasn’t been himself largely due to [...]

July 26, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Chris Sale Suspended by White Sox for ‘Destroying Team Equipment’

Chris Sale Suspended by White Sox for ‘Destroying Team Equipment’

On Sunday, the Chicago White Sox announced that their starting pitcher, Chris Sale, had been suspended for 5 days following an incident in the clubhouse. According to the official statement by the team, Sale was suspended for violating team rules, insubordination and destroying team equipment. Sale was scratched from his start against the Tigers after [...]

July 25, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Mets’ David Wright to Undergo Neck Surgery

Mets’ David Wright to Undergo Neck Surgery

David Wright has only appeared in 37 games so far for the 35-29, second place Mets. He has been battling a neck injury that has gotten the best of him to say the least. He has tried to play through it, but will have to opt for surgery on his neck. There is no timetable [...]

June 16, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

David Ortiz Agrees with Bryce Harper, Wants to Make Baseball More Fun

David Ortiz Agrees with Bryce Harper, Wants to Make Baseball More Fun

David Ortiz is 40-years old and is enjoying his victory lap in his final season with the Red Sox. But even though his career is winding down, that doesn’t mean he’s happy with where the game is from a social standpoint. At the start of the season, the Nationals’ Bryce Harper made a huge statement [...]

June 3, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Darryl Strawberry Thinks Mets Could Benefit From Getting Into Bar Fights

Darryl Strawberry Thinks Mets Could Benefit From Getting Into Bar Fights

The Mets are 29-22 and 2 games back of the Nationals in the NL East. There’s still plenty of season to go, obviously, and they may very well make another strong run, like last year. Despite their recent uptick in success, one of the team’s former greats think they can improve even more. Well, it’s [...]

June 2, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Rougned Odor Suspended 8 Games for Punching Jose Bautista

Rougned Odor Suspended 8 Games for Punching Jose Bautista

For landing one of the best punches ever in a sporting event, Texas Ranges’ Rougned Odor has been suspended 8 games by Major League Baseball for connecting with Jose Bautista’s face. This incident happened on Sunday after Odor took offense to Bautista’s slide into second base, and some other unwritten baseball rules. The question remains: [...]

May 18, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0