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Jose Canseco Goes on Twitter Rant

Jose Canseco Goes on Twitter Rant

Jose Canseco is really hyped up about the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Unafraid to speak his mind on social media, the former major leaguer and admitted steroid user took to twitter after the 2017 Hall of Fame class was announced. Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez received election but Canseco was upset [...]

January 19, 2017 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

Phillies Acquire Clay Buchholz

It’s official, Clay Buchholz is no longer a Boston Red Sox. The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired the right-hander, Clay Buchholz, in exchange for minor-league second baseman Josh Tobias. Philly will assume his $13.5-million salary for 2017. By trading Buchholz, the Red Sox payroll will now fall under the new CBA’s competitive balance tax. Buchholz had [...]

December 20, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

MLB and Under Armour Announce 10-Year Partnership

MLB and Under Armour Announce 10-Year Partnership

The MLB will be the first professional sports league to wear Under Armour uniforms. It was just announced that the MLB has made UA their exclusive jersey provider. The 10 year partnership will begin in 2020. “Under Armour is proud of our long-standing relationship with MLB, and we look forward to this exciting next chapter,” [...]

December 5, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

2017 May Be the Final World Baseball Classic

2017 May Be the Final World Baseball Classic

Depending on who you ask, the World Baseball Classic is a good idea. Unfortunately for Major League Baseball, that’s not what the masses think. The international baseball tournament, which began in 2006, was supposed to draw global interest in the sport. It hasn’t quite panned out that way. Underwhelming support in the United States and [...]

November 29, 2016 Kevin Burke Headlines, MLB 0

David Ortiz Officially Retires

David Ortiz Officially Retires

David Ortiz’s career has come to an end. The deadline for MLB teams to submit their roster is this Friday and the Red Sox have officially removed David Ortiz, making him an inactive player. A few weeks ago the Red Sox exercised Ortiz’ $17,2 million option in order to prevent him from signing with a [...]

November 16, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Bautista has ‘Unfinished Business’ with Blue Jays

Bautista has ‘Unfinished Business’ with Blue Jays

The Blue Jays have spent much of the offseason trying to re-sign Edwin Encarnacion, but let’s not forget that another All-Star free agent has not ruled out a return. Jose Bautista is one of the top available sluggers available and according to his agent Bautista wants to remain in Canada. “He loves the city, loves [...]

November 9, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Ben Zobrist Named World Series MVP

Ben Zobrist Named World Series MVP

Chicago Cubs outfielder, Ben Zobrist has earned World Series MVP honors. He was handed the trophy on Thursday after helping the Cubs win their first title since 1908. This is Zobrist’s second straight World Series, the first was last season with the Kansas City Royals. “It’s a team game and I can’t believe I get [...]

November 3, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Cubs Advance to NLCS

Cubs Advance to NLCS

World Series favorites, the Chicago Cubs took another step in their championship chase by rallying for four runs in the ninth inning of Game 4 to beat San Francisco Giants 6-5 and win their NL Division Series. ”You could see it coming. You could see little signs. We’ve done it before and the guys, we [...]

October 12, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Blue Jays Sweep Rangers, Advance to 2nd Straight ALCS

Blue Jays Sweep Rangers, Advance to 2nd Straight ALCS

The Toronto Blue Jays are moving on to their second straight American League Championship Series appearance. The Jays swept through the American League West champion Texas Rangers in the ALDS with a 7-6 victory thanks to Josh Donaldson’s wild dash from second base on an errant double play throw by Rangers infielder Rougned Odor. Donaldson, [...]

October 10, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Fan Throws Beer Can at Kim as He Catches Fly Ball

Fan Throws Beer Can at Kim as He Catches Fly Ball

Sadly, it happened again. For the second time in two years debris was thrown onto the field during the Jays game. During the bottom of the seventh inning in Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game, a fan threw a beer can and nearly hit Baltimore Orioles left fielder Hyun Soo Kim as he got set [...]

October 5, 2016 admin Headlines, MLB 0