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Austin Jackson Leaps Over Wall to Make Catch of the Year

Austin Jackson Leaps Over Wall to Make Catch of the Year

The Cleveland Indians center fielder, Austin Jackson, reached over the outfield wall to rob the Boston Red Sox of a sure home run. Ordinarily, Fenway Park fans don’t give standing ovations to opposing players, but there was nothing ordinary about Austin Jackson’s catch. In the fifth inning Tuesday night at Fenway Park, Hanley Ramirez opened [...]

August 2, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Cubs Acquire Jose Quintana from Chicago White Sox

Cubs Acquire Jose Quintana from Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have dealt left-hander Jose Quintana to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for four players: outfielder Eloy Jimenez, right-hander Dylan Cease, first baseman Matt Rose, and infielder Bryant Flete. “It is always extremely difficult to trade a person and player like Jose Quintana,” White Sox general manager Rick Hahn said, according to [...]

July 13, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Red Sox want to do Package Deal with Marlins

Red Sox want to do Package Deal with Marlins

According to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports, the Boston Red Sox would like to do a package deal with the Marlins in which they would acquire both Martin Prado and David Phelps. Even if it seems like a full-scale roster teardown may not happen this year for the Marlins, it has not stopped other [...]

July 10, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Cardinals Interested in Josh Donaldson

Cardinals Interested in Josh Donaldson

The St. Louis Cardinals are apparently interested in one particular player from Toronto, Josh Donaldson. After releasing Jhonny Peralta in June, the Cardinals received a decent amount of production from Jedd Gyorko but adding third baseman and 2015 American League MVP Josh Donaldson would certainly be an upgrade for the Cardinals. The Blue Jays are [...]

July 5, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Blue Jays Fan Who Threw Beer Can Gets Community Service

Blue Jays Fan Who Threw Beer Can Gets Community Service

The Toronto Blue Jays fan who threw beer at the Baltimore Orioles outfielder, Hyun Soo Kim, during the 2016 AL Wild Card game will have to do community service and avoid all baseball stadiums for a while. According to the National Post, Ken Pagan, the fan accused of throwing the beer received a conditional discharge [...]

June 29, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Red Sox Pay Tribute to Big Papi Ahead of Retirement

Red Sox Pay Tribute to Big Papi Ahead of Retirement

The former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, or Big Papi as most know him, will have his No. 34 on the facade in right field at Fenway Park. His number permanently retired before Boston takes on the Los Angeles Angels tonight. Ortiz joined the Red Sox in 2003 and went on to be a driving [...]

June 23, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Watch: Crosby Throws out 1st Pitch at Pirates Game

Watch: Crosby Throws out 1st Pitch at Pirates Game

A few days ago, the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup and on Tuesday, the Penguins brought said cup to PNC Park to celebrate alongside the Pittsburgh Pirates: As part of the celebration, Sidney Crosby, the Pittsburgh Penguins captain and repeat Conn Smythe Trophy winner threw a solid opening pitch. It’s good to see that [...]

June 14, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Harper’s Future Contract Could be Worth More than $400M

Harper’s Future Contract Could be Worth More than $400M

After the 2018 season, Bryce Harper will be an unrestricted free agent. His current salary is approximately $14 million but he will be making $21.625 million as of 2018. According to a general manager who spoke to ESPN’s Eddie Matz, he believes that once Harper is set to re-sign, a $400 million contract will be [...]

June 6, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

MLB Gives Marlins $700K for Fernandez’s Death

MLB Gives Marlins $700K for Fernandez’s Death

After the death of star pitcher Jose Fernandez, the MLB and the Miami Marlins agreed to a settlement of $700,000. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the money was put in a trust for Fernandez’s mother and 3 month old daughter “We told them the Marlins would put aside a substantial amount of [...]

June 1, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Terry Collins Expects Matt Harvey to Apologize to his Teammates

Terry Collins Expects Matt Harvey to Apologize to his Teammates

Over the weekend Matt Harvey was handed a three-game suspension for violating club rules. Harvey was golfing earlier in the day and apparently developed a migraine and decided not to attend the game. Unfortunately, he failed to inform his team that he would not be attending until after he was suppose to arrive. Upon his [...]

May 9, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0