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Adrian Beltre Retires After 21 Seasons

Adrian Beltre Retires After 21 Seasons

Texas Ranger Adrian Beltre has announced his retirement after 21 seasons. “After careful consideration and many sleepless nights, I have made the decision to retire from what I’ve been doing my whole life, which is playing baseball, the game I love,” he wrote. “I have thought about it a lot and although I appreciate all [...]

November 20, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

NY Mets’ Jacob deGrom Wins NL Cy Young Award

NY Mets’ Jacob deGrom Wins NL Cy Young Award

On Wednesday, New York Mets’ Jacob deGrom received 29 of 30 first-place votes to take home his first National League Cy Young Award. Despite a season marred by narrow defeats, the Mets ace wasn’t penalized for his lack of wins, and he blew away Max Scherzer in the voting. DeGrom had the fewest victories, only [...]

November 15, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Minnesota Twins to Hire Rocco Baldelli as Manager

Minnesota Twins to Hire Rocco Baldelli as Manager

On Thursday, during a press conference, the Minnesota Twins are expected to announce the hiring of Rocco Baldelli as the club’s new manager. Baldelli will become the 14th manager in Twins history and has previously served as the field coordinator for the Tampa Bay Rays. Rocco predominately played as an outfielder for the Rays, but [...]

October 25, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Dodgers’ Kike Hernandez Calls Out Fans For Booing

Dodgers’ Kike Hernandez Calls Out Fans For Booing

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kike Hernandez was upset with fans at Dodger Stadium. Not only was he upset with how they played during Monday’s 4-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, but also with how Dodgers fans supported the home team during the Game 3 defeat. “We had no energy,” Hernandez told the Los Angeles Times. “The [...]

October 16, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Turned Down $200M Extension

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Turned Down $200M Extension

According to ESPN, the Chicago Cubs approached 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant about a contract extension worth north of $200 million and he turned it down. Bryant and his agent Scott Boras preferred to proceed on a year-by-year salary increase through arbitration before Bryant becomes a free agent after the 2021 season. Should Bryant [...]

October 10, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Minnesota Twins’ Miguel Sano Won’t Face Criminal Charges

Minnesota Twins’ Miguel Sano Won’t Face Criminal Charges

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano will not face charges after police said he struck an officer outside a nightclub in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Sano accidentally backed his pickup truck into Argenis Emilio Gillandeux breaking the officer’s leg in the process. He was later detained by police for several hours, but was then [...]

October 8, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Texas Rangers Fire Jeff Banister

Texas Rangers Fire Jeff Banister

The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister after four seasons with the team. Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will take over as interim manager for the remaining 10 games. Under Banister, the Rangers went 325-313 and reached the ALDS in consecutive seasons, losing to the Toronto Blue Jays both times. Banister was also named American [...]

September 21, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Baseball Signed by the 1939 Inaugural HOF Class Sells for Record Amount

Baseball Signed by the 1939 Inaugural HOF Class Sells for Record Amount

A baseball signed by the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame class of 1939 sold on Saturday night for $623,369. The ball, signed by the first class inducted in a Cooperstown ceremony, was signed by 11 of the 12 men who were deemed the sport’s first group of greats, including Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Cy Young [...]

August 13, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs Agree to Deal for Cole Hamels

Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs Agree to Deal for Cole Hamels

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a trade with the Texas Rangers for Cole Hamels. Pending an exchange of medical information, Texas will receive minor leaguers in return for Hamels while sending a significant amount of cash to Chicago to cover the pitcher’s salary. Hamels is a highly decorated pitcher, winning a World Series in [...]

July 26, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0

Tim Tebow May be Out for Season With Injury

Tim Tebow May be Out for Season With Injury

Tim Tebow’s baseball season may be over. On Tuesday, Tebow must undergo what is likely to be a season-ending surgery to repair a broken hamate bone in his right hand. He was removed in the seventh inning of the Rumble Ponies’ win over the Trenton Thunder after injuring his hand on a swing. He was [...]

July 23, 2018 admin Headlines, MLB 0