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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

Red Sox Permanently Bans Fan from Fenway for Racial Slur

Red Sox Permanently Bans Fan from Fenway for Racial Slur

After what happened to Adam Jones at Fenway Park this week, the Red Sox organization has decided to implement more security and stiffer penalties for those directing racist slurs to anyone at the game. The new zero tolerance policy has, unfortunately, already resulted in at least one ejection. A bystander alerted Fenway Park security about [...]

May 4, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Adam Jones Taunted at Fenway by Fans Spouting Racial Slurs

Adam Jones Taunted at Fenway by Fans Spouting Racial Slurs

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones was taunted during the Orioles victory over the Red Sox from fans yelling racist insults. Jones was very upset after the game and here is what he had to say: “A disrespectful fan threw a bag of peanuts at me,” Jones said, “I was called the N-word a handful of [...]

May 2, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 1

Video: Chris Coghlan Goes Airborne to Avoid Tag

Video: Chris Coghlan Goes Airborne to Avoid Tag

Chris Coghlan, of the Toronto Blue Jays, went full Willie Mays Hayes to score a run for the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Running toward home on Kevin Pillar’s seventh-inning triple, Coghlan knew he had to quickly decide as he approached seven-time All-Star Yadier Molina at the plate. So what did her do? He [...]

April 26, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Cubs Receive World Series Rings

Cubs Receive World Series Rings

Before Wednesday’s home game versus the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field, the Chicago Cubs received their World Series rings for their triumph over the Cleveland Indians last fall. The players were presented their rings by 20 fans who were selected after being nominated via videos sent in by family and/or friends. Team president Theo [...]

April 13, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Epstein Named World’s Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine

Epstein Named World’s Greatest Leader by Fortune Magazine

Chicago Cubs team President Theo Epstein has been name Fortune Magazine’s World’s Greatest Leader. At 28 years old, Epstein became the youngest general manager in MLB history and two years later, he helped build a championship-caliber team guiding the Red Sox through the “Curse of the Bambino.” In 2011 he joined the Cubs front office. [...]

March 23, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0