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Prince Fielder to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Prince Fielder to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Prince Fielder has appeared in 89 games for the Texas Rangers this season. And in those 89 contests, he has managed to hit a paltry .212 with just 8 HRs and 44 RBIs. But that can’t solely be blamed on perceived old age, or being past his prime. He hasn’t been himself largely due to [...]

July 26, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Chris Sale Suspended by White Sox for ‘Destroying Team Equipment’

Chris Sale Suspended by White Sox for ‘Destroying Team Equipment’

On Sunday, the Chicago White Sox announced that their starting pitcher, Chris Sale, had been suspended for 5 days following an incident in the clubhouse. According to the official statement by the team, Sale was suspended for violating team rules, insubordination and destroying team equipment. Sale was scratched from his start against the Tigers after [...]

July 25, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Mets’ David Wright to Undergo Neck Surgery

Mets’ David Wright to Undergo Neck Surgery

David Wright has only appeared in 37 games so far for the 35-29, second place Mets. He has been battling a neck injury that has gotten the best of him to say the least. He has tried to play through it, but will have to opt for surgery on his neck. There is no timetable [...]

June 16, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

David Ortiz Agrees with Bryce Harper, Wants to Make Baseball More Fun

David Ortiz Agrees with Bryce Harper, Wants to Make Baseball More Fun

David Ortiz is 40-years old and is enjoying his victory lap in his final season with the Red Sox. But even though his career is winding down, that doesn’t mean he’s happy with where the game is from a social standpoint. At the start of the season, the Nationals’ Bryce Harper made a huge statement [...]

June 3, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

Darryl Strawberry Thinks Mets Could Benefit From Getting Into Bar Fights

Darryl Strawberry Thinks Mets Could Benefit From Getting Into Bar Fights

The Mets are 29-22 and 2 games back of the Nationals in the NL East. There’s still plenty of season to go, obviously, and they may very well make another strong run, like last year. Despite their recent uptick in success, one of the team’s former greats think they can improve even more. Well, it’s [...]

June 2, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

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 1

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