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Is the sign-stealing scandal . . . good for baseball?
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 18:32:04 +0000
The sign-stealing scandal has dominated headlines. One writer says it's not just newsworthy. It's actually good for the game.
Brewers sign Freddy Peralta to a multi-year deal
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 15:29:39 +0000
Its a five-year deal $15.5 million deal with two club options which, if exercised, would nearly double the overall value of the contract.
Scott Boras to honor request of Kobe Bryant
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:31:35 +0000
Boras will create an internship for the late John Altobelli’s surviving 16-year-old daughter which Bryant had sought
Madison Bumgarner apparently hunts bears, too
Wed, 26 Feb 2020 03:46:58 +0000
Diamondbacks starter Madison Bumgarner not only competes in rodeos, but also hunts bears in his spare time, according to former manager Bruce Bochy.
Tim Tebow homers in spring training game
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 22:24:44 +0000
Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow hit his first ever spring training home run on Tuesday. He's coming off of a horrible 2019 showing.
San Jose Giants to host Mason Saunders Night on June 5
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:18:30 +0000
The San Jose Giants, the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, will host a Mason Saunders night on June 5 to celebrate the lefty's alter ego.
Luis Severino to have TJ surgery
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 20:04:22 +0000
This after missing almost the entire 2019 season with arm and lat muscle issues.
Brett Gardner received a protective order against a fan
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 19:50:22 +0000
Gardener had claimed a woman he does not know has "harassed and menaced" him and his family.
Phillie Phanatic designers call new Phanatic an ‘affront’ to Phils fans
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:58:25 +0000
They accuse the Phillies of "a lack of good faith in negotiating for an extension of the copyright"
2021 World Baseball Classic dates, venues announced
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:34:26 +0000
Games will be held in Tokyo, Miami, Phoenix, and two venues in Taiwan
Freddie Freeman is having elbow problems again
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 15:15:36 +0000
He was scratched today as a "precautionary" measure due to his surgically-repaired elbow barking at him
Gerrit Cole begins spring training pumping high-90s heat
Tue, 25 Feb 2020 12:48:23 +0000
Cole threw 20 pitches, 12 of which were strikes. He reached 98 mph twice and hit 97 mph six times.
Blue Jays sign Marc Rzepczynski to minor league deal
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 22:10:09 +0000
The Blue Jays added some relief depth on Monday, inking veteran lefty Marc Rzepczynski to a minor league contract.
Grégor Blanco retires as a player, to work in league office
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 21:05:23 +0000
Outfielder Grégor Blanco has accepted a job with the league front office, ending a 10-year major league playing career.
Jeter says Astros scandal is a “black eye” for baseball
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 20:16:00 +0000
Derek Jeter wishes baseball could change the subject.
José Altuve loudly booed in his first spring training at bat
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:40:56 +0000
No, they were not saying "Al-BOO-ve"
Wander Franco tops Keith Law’s top-100 prospects list
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:12:13 +0000
Franco hit a combined .327/.398/.487 between the Midwest and Florida Leagues as an 18-year-old in 2019
Dbacks GM Mike Hazen wasn’t aware Madison Bumgarner competed in rodeos
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:51:50 +0000
The end of "Mason Saunders'" rodeo career may be coming soon.
Astros minor league team revokes season tickets of lawyer who sued the parent club
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 15:23:43 +0000
Set phasers for "petty"
Astros begin to respond to sign-stealing lawsuits
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 14:21:01 +0000
The lawsuits against the Astros are unlikely to be successful, but they can be fun in the meantime