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Rob Manfred “Open to Change” on Fan All-Star Voting

Rob Manfred “Open to Change” on Fan All-Star Voting

Nine players are needed to field baseball team and as of today, eight members of the Kansas City Royals are slated to start next month’s all-star game if voting ended today. Ever since their surprise World Series appearance last year, the Royals have been a popular team. But even so, eight starters is sort of [...]

June 17, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

FBI Investigating Cardinals Allegedly Hacking Astros Internal Networks

FBI Investigating Cardinals Allegedly Hacking Astros Internal Networks

In one of the stranger sports stories you’ll ever hear, the FBI is investigating whether or not the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the Houston Astros internal networks to learn more about Houston’s player personnel. The investigation is ongoing, but if it proven to be founded, it would have to go down as the silliest [...]

June 17, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, Hot Seat, MLB 0

Padres Fire Manager Bud Black

Padres Fire Manager Bud Black

The San Diego Padres’ roster benefited from some improvements this past offseason, but that hasn’t necessarily been reflected in the teams’s record as they are under .500. Whenever this is the case, the manager is the one to go because you can’t fire the players. The Padres are 32-33 and 6 games back of first [...]

June 15, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Justin Verlander to Make Season Debut Saturday

Justin Verlander to Make Season Debut Saturday

In spring training, Tigers ace Justin Verlander injured his triceps and was slated to start the season on the disabled list. The severity wasn’t initially thought to be too serious, but two months into the season and we haven’t seen him on the hill yet. But Verlander is finally healthy enough to give it a [...]

June 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

A’s Brett Lawrie Sent Flowers to Injured Fan

A’s Brett Lawrie Sent Flowers to Injured Fan

A few nights ago, a female fan left Boston’s Fenway Park on a stretcher after being struck with a broken bat from Oakland’s Brett Lawrie. Initially, she was believed to have life-threatening injuries, but she appears to be recovering. Today, Brett Lawrie sent this fan flowers to her hospital room. [...]

June 10, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Seven Royals to Start All-Star Game

Seven Royals to Start All-Star Game

The Kansas City Royals came out of nowhere to nearly capture the World Series last year and are only a game out in the AL central this year. They are still high on fans’ radars and it’s evident by all-star voting. There will be a total of seven Royals at this year’s all-star game in [...]

June 9, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

A-Rod’s Cousin Sentenced to 7 Months in Jail for Role in PED Scandal

A-Rod’s Cousin Sentenced to 7 Months in Jail for Role in PED Scandal

Alex Rodriguez paid his debt for alleged PED use by sitting out the entire 2014 season for the Yankees. However, his cousin and longtime personal assistant isn’t getting off so lightly. A-Rod’s cousin Yuri Sucart has been sentenced to seven months for his part in the Biogenesis case, which was the largest PED scandal in [...]

June 5, 2015 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Phillies GM Says Fans “Don’t Understand the Game”

Phillies GM Says Fans “Don’t Understand the Game”

When a fanbase turns on an organization, it can be tough to get that back. Philadelphia Phillies’ GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. is running that risk. Phillies fans have apparently been vocal about the direction of the team and Amaro had heard enough and decided to sound off on them. Let’s just hope Philly is successful [...]

May 26, 2015 Kevin Burke Hot Seat, MLB 0

Watch: Colorado Rockies ‘Opera Man’ Beer Vendor

Watch: Colorado Rockies ‘Opera Man’ Beer Vendor

This beer vendor for the Colorado Rockies is either really entertaining or really annoying, depending on your perspective. But one things for sure, you are not going to forget him anytime soon. Check him out in action…. [...]

May 22, 2015 admin Hot Seat, MLB 6

Marlins Anoint GM Dan Jennings as Manager

Marlins Anoint GM Dan Jennings as Manager

In baseball years, the Miami (or Florida) Marlins aren’t that old. But even so, they’ve done some eyebrow-raising things in their existence. But this latest one if surprising, even for them. Over the weekend, Manager Mike Redmond was relieved of his duties. Today, the team has announced that GM Dan Jennings will take over as [...]

May 18, 2015 Kevin Burke Hot Seat, MLB 0