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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

Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

Braves Fire Manager Fredi Gonzalez

Not that long ago, the Atlanta Braves were a fixture in the postseason and the obvious choice for NL East division winner each year. But their luck has reversed of late and are a team that is rebuilding. They are owners of baseball’s worst record, at 9-28, and they are now looking for a new [...]

May 18, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Garrett Richards Opts for Stem Cell Treatment

Garrett Richards Opts for Stem Cell Treatment

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards injured his elbow and was told he would require Tommy John surgery, but he is now doing everything possible to avoid the procedure. On Monday, Garrett Richards had a stem cell injection and will be reevaluated in six weeks to determine whether or not his torn ulnar collateral ligament [...]

May 17, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Social Media Goes Wild After Odor Punched Bautista

Social Media Goes Wild After Odor Punched Bautista

The bad blood that has been building for months between the Blue Jays and Rangers erupted. The Rangers finally responded to Bautista’s infamous bat flip from last year’s American League Division Series, resulting in Bautista getting punched in the face and a massive bench-clearing brawl. Everything seemed fine until the eighth inning, when right-hander Matt [...]

May 16, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Bryce Harper Suspended 1 Game

Bryce Harper Suspended 1 Game

Bryce Harper’s actions towards the umpire that ejected him a few nights ago drew an interesting reaction from Nats manager Dusty Baker. Baker wasn’t exactly thrilled with Harper returning to the field after being ejected, and hurling an F-bomb in the direction of the ump. But it goes much deeper than that. Because he was [...]

May 13, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Dusty Baker: May Have to “Spank” Bryce Harper

Dusty Baker: May Have to “Spank” Bryce Harper

Bryce Harper is slowly becoming the face of baseball. To some people that’s a good thing, while that makes others cringe. He’s just 23 years old, so he has a real “new school” approach to everything he does. Not to mention the fact that he’s on record as wanting to make baseball fun again. On [...]

May 11, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Strasburg, Nats Agree to 7-Year, $175 Million Deal

Strasburg, Nats Agree to 7-Year, $175 Million Deal

The Nationals have been on the brink of a World Series for quite a few years now, and they seem committed to seeing that to the end. They’ve inked their ace Stephen Strasburg to a mammoth 7-year, $175 million contract. The 27-year-old has a career record of 59-37 and an ERA of just over 3. [...]

May 10, 2016 Kevin Burke MLB 0

Jose Reyes Will Reportedly be Suspended 60 to 80 Games

Jose Reyes Will Reportedly be Suspended 60 to 80 Games

Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes who was accused of alleged domestic violence in October will soon learn what his punishment will be. According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network the suspension is expected to be at least 60 games but it may be closer to 80 games, basically half a season. Reyes was not criminally [...]

May 9, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Angels’ Garrett Richards to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Angels’ Garrett Richards to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Los Angeles right-hander, Garrett Richards, is suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery. Richards was scheduled to start Friday but the club scratched him, citing dehydration and fatigue. The tear was found Thursday and should Garrett Richards opt for surgery, he is currently seeking a [...]

May 6, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Pablo Sandoval Needs Shoulder Surgery, to Miss Rest of Season

Pablo Sandoval Needs Shoulder Surgery, to Miss Rest of Season

A few weeks ago, it was reported that the Red Sox would sit Pablo Sandoval until he lost some weight. His size has gotten so out of hand, that he has practically become a 2016 punchline for the team. But Boston won’t have to punish him to avoid seeing him on the field. He’s now [...]

May 4, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0