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Cubs, Theo Epstein Agree on 5-Year Extension

Cubs, Theo Epstein Agree on 5-Year Extension

It’s nothing short of amazing what Theo Epstein has done in Chicago. Prior to his arrival in 2011, the Cubs were indeed the lovable losers, failing to enjoy any real success to speak of. But since Theo joined as President of Baseball Operations, following leading the the Red Sox to their first World Series in [...]

September 30, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Ortiz Goes Undercover as Lyft Driver

Ortiz Goes Undercover as Lyft Driver

Big Papi might have found his next career. David Ortiz is one of the most recognizable figures in baseball, but throw a wig on him and it seems like no one knows who he is. Ortiz, a.k.a. Donnie, recently went undercover for Lyft disguised with only an afro and sunglasses and yet people still didn’t [...]

September 28, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Marlins Pay Tribute to Jose Fernandez

Marlins Pay Tribute to Jose Fernandez

On Monday night, the Miami Marlins organization paid tribute to Jose Fernandez. He was remembered by fans and teammates after his career abruptly came to an end following a tragic boating accident. Every player wore his No. 16 jersey in his honor and the Marlins have promised to retire his jersey in his memory. A [...]

September 27, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Mets Sign Tim Tebow to Minor League Contract

Mets Sign Tim Tebow to Minor League Contract

After drawing interest from the Braves, following his workout in front of baseball scouts, the Mets announced today that they are signing Tim Tebow to a minor league contract. In fact, he’s be with the instructional league, playing this fall. If you’re looking for Tebow on a big league roster, don’t hold your breath just [...]

September 8, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Video: Tim Tebow’s Baseball Workout

Video: Tim Tebow’s Baseball Workout

At the age of 29, Tim Tebow has appeared to finally given up his dream of becoming an NFL QB and has instead switched to pursuing a baseball career. Tebow hasn’t played competitive baseball since his junior year in high school, where he was a standout player. But that was about 12 years ago. Yesterday, [...]

August 31, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Tim Tebow Receives Contract Offer From Venezuelan Baseball Team

Tim Tebow Receives Contract Offer From Venezuelan Baseball Team

Tim Tebow received his first legitimate contract offer to play professional baseball. According to Yahoo’s Jeff Passan, a Venezuelan winter ball team has offered the former NFL quarterback a contract. The offer he has received is from Aguilas del Zulia. Aguilas is a five-time Venezuelan Professional Baseball League Champion, and has also won the Caribbean [...]

August 30, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

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