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Mike Trout signs record-breaking extension with Angels

Mike Trout signs record-breaking extension with Angels

Just over two weeks since Bryce Harper signed a record-breaking 13-year, $330 million with the Philadelphia Phillies, Mike Trout established a new record by signing a 12-year contract worth $430 million. The contract adds 10 years... 
Seager to have Surgery, miss April

Seager to have Surgery, miss April

Kyle Seager, the Seattle Seahawks iron man third baseman will have surgery to repair a tendon in his left hand and will miss the first month of the season and possibly more.  The 31-year old Seager suffered the injury... 
Nationals Have Five Good Reasons to Move on From Harper

Nationals Have Five Good Reasons to Move on From Harper

The Washington Nationals couldn’t have been seriously expecting Bryce Harper to sign a new contract with their team. However, it still had to be a sobering moment to realize that the 2019 season would be arriving with Harper... 
Mendoza Hiring Receives “Conflicting” Reviews

Mendoza Hiring Receives “Conflicting” Reviews

On March 5, the New York Mets announced the hiring of Jessica Mendoza as a baseball operations adviser to General Manager, Brodie Van Wagenen. Mendoza, who is known most recently for her work as an analyst on ESPN’s Sunday... 
Harper Inks Record Contract with Phillies

Harper Inks Record Contract with Phillies

The months long speculation over where free agent outfielder Bryce Harper will be playing in 2019 and beyond came to an end when Harper agreed to a 13-year, $330 million.  Harper’s contract was unusual for many reasons.... 
Arenado Signs Surprise Long-Term Deal with Rockies

Arenado Signs Surprise Long-Term Deal with Rockies

It was almost a given that Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado would be playing somewhere else when his contract expired after the 2019 season. It’s just what happens with players in markets like Colorado. In fact,... 
The Future Starts Now for Machado-led Padres

The Future Starts Now for Machado-led Padres

The San Diego Padres surprised the baseball world on Tuesday, February 19 on news that free agent infielder Manny Machado was set to sign a 10-year, $300 million contract with the team. The contract, which includes a player option... 
Does Signing Realmuto Give The Phillies a Leg Up in the N.L. East?

Does Signing Realmuto Give The Phillies a Leg Up in the N.L. East?

The Philadelphia Phillies acquired J.T. Realmuto from the Miami Marlins in exchange for three players. The players heading to Miami are catcher Jorge Alfaro who was one of the Phillies big league catchers in 2018, left-handed... 
Giants the Latest Team to Enter the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes

Giants the Latest Team to Enter the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes

The San Francisco Giants are becoming the latest “mystery” team to enter the chase for free agent outfielder Bryce Harper.  MLB Insider Jon Heyman reports that key Giants personnel, including President and CEO Larry... 
Astros Sign Wade Miley, Leaving Nothing to Chance

Astros Sign Wade Miley, Leaving Nothing to Chance

The Houston Astros added another quality arm to their rotation by signing Wade Miley, formerly of the Milwaukee Brewers. Miley signed a 1-year, $4.5 million contract with no option. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic,... 
Brach, Strickland Deals Highlight MLB’s “Gig” Economy

Brach, Strickland Deals Highlight MLB’s “Gig” Economy

The two most recent relief pitcher signings in Major League Baseball’s offseason were Brad Brach who signed with the Chicago Cubs and Hunter Strickland who was inked by the Seattle Mariners. The impact they will have on their... 
What the A.J. Pollock Signing Means for the N.L. West

What the A.J. Pollock Signing Means for the N.L. West

The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a five-year deal with free agent outfielder A.J. Pollock formerly of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal is said to be a five-year deal worth $60 million. As reported by Ken Rosenthal of MLB.com,... 
Free agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu signs with Yankees

Free agent second baseman DJ LeMahieu signs with Yankees

As of January 10, 22 out of the top 50 free agents in Major League Baseball remained unsigned. That number was reduced by one on January 11 as Jack Curry of the YES Network reported that second baseman DJ LeMahieu, formerly of... 
Landing spot for Dallas Keuchel remains a mystery

Landing spot for Dallas Keuchel remains a mystery

It seems pretty clear that many of the big name free agents in this major league baseball offseason are waiting in line behind Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. That may be by their choice as well as the other teams linked to them. For... 
Corey Kluber may be one of the last dominoes to fall this winter

Corey Kluber may be one of the last dominoes to fall this winter

Cleveland Indians right-handed pitcher Corey Kluber is one of the top players who could be playing somewhere else in 2019. What’s different about Kluber is that he’s not a free agent, but it sure feels like he is. His current team,... 
Looking at possible landing spots for Bryce Harper

Looking at possible landing spots for Bryce Harper

The beginning of a new year usually means the big names of Major League Baseball’s free agent class begin to sign. Bryce Harper is arguably the biggest name being sought after by a number of teams. Harper, and his agent Scott Boras,... 
Big names starting to find landing spots in free agency

Big names starting to find landing spots in free agency

The Major League Baseball Winter Meetings came and went without many free agent signings. The two biggest prizes of the Hot Stove season – Manny Machado and Bryce Harper – have yet to make a decision. But in just a few days before... 
Giants, Pirates may be leading candidates for Tulowitzki

Giants, Pirates may be leading candidates for Tulowitzki

Former Toronto Blue Jays infielder, Troy Tulowitzki held an open workout for Major League baseball teams on Tuesday, December 18th. According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports over 11 teams were present for the workout. The San Francisco... 
Braves’ Brian Snitker, Athletics’ Bob Melvin Grab 2018 Manager of the Year Honors

Braves’ Brian Snitker, Athletics’ Bob Melvin Grab 2018 Manager of the Year Honors

Its that time of year for annual baseball awards. Brian Snitker of the Atlanta Braves and Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics won MLB’s 2018 Manager of the Year Awards on Tuesday night. Snitker edged out Milwaukee’s... 
Red Sox Have Not Decided on Visit to White House

Red Sox Have Not Decided on Visit to White House

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was unsure if the team would be visiting the White House in celebration of their 2018 World Series title. Cora said no decision has been made as of yet. On Sunday, Boston defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers... 
Roberto Clemente Award Goes to St. Louis Catcher Yadier Molina

Roberto Clemente Award Goes to St. Louis Catcher Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina the veteran catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals has won the award that is named after Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente. Both the late Clemente and Molina are from Puerto Rico. Clemente played in the All-Star Game 15 times... 
World Series Opens at Fenway Park in Boston

World Series Opens at Fenway Park in Boston

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers play the Boston Red Sox in Game 1 of the best of seven World Series at famed Fenway Park in Boston. The Dodgers return for a second straight season to the World Series, while Boston owned the best... 
Dodgers Meet Brewers in Winner Takes All NLCS Game 7

Dodgers Meet Brewers in Winner Takes All NLCS Game 7

The Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series (NLCS) on Friday to even the series 3-3 and force a winner take all Game 7 on Saturday with the winner moving on to face... 
Brewers Pull Wade Miley After Just Five Pitches

Brewers Pull Wade Miley After Just Five Pitches

The chess match between Craig Counsell the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers and his counterpart Dave Roberts for the Los Angeles Dodgers reached a new level during the first inning of Wednesday’s Game 5. Counsell pulled his starting... 
Chris Sale to Join Red Sox in Houston After Being Released from Hospital

Chris Sale to Join Red Sox in Houston After Being Released from Hospital

Red Sox pitching ace Chris Sale was discharged from the hospital on Monday after being admitted early Sunday due to a stomach ailment. The lefthander is expected to join the team on Tuesday in Houston. Sale’s status for the remainder... 
Los Angeles Dodgers Favored to Win National League Pennant

Los Angeles Dodgers Favored to Win National League Pennant

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened as favorites to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers in the upcoming National League Championship Series. The best of seven series is scheduled to being on Friday October 12. The winner will move on to the 2018... 
Brock Holt Ninth Inning Home Run Completes First-Ever Postseason Cycle

Brock Holt Ninth Inning Home Run Completes First-Ever Postseason Cycle

The Boston Red Sox were routing the New York Yankees in Game 3 of the American League Division Series when the ninth inning rolled around. Boston’s Brock Holt was bouncing around the dugout, yelling at teammates to allow him one... 
Clayton Kershaw Delivers His Career Playoff Best

Clayton Kershaw Delivers His Career Playoff Best

Veteran Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw has been quiet of late after being pushed back to start Game 2 of the playoffs making it the first time since the Dodgers ace was 21 and a second year pro that he did not start the Dodgers... 
Hyun-Jin Ryu Gets Nod Over Clayton Kershaw for Dodgers in Game 1

Hyun-Jin Ryu Gets Nod Over Clayton Kershaw for Dodgers in Game 1

Manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers dismissed any significance of not handing the ball to his ace Clayton Kershaw for the opening game of the National Division Series against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday. Roberts cited... 
Yankees to Host A’s in AL Wildcard Game, Tie Team Home Run Record

Yankees to Host A’s in AL Wildcard Game, Tie Team Home Run Record

The New York Yankees will host at least one more game this season at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. Following the Yankees 11-6 victory at Fenway Park over the Boston Red Sox on Friday the Yankees clinched home-field advantage for the... 
Jacob deGrom Continues Push to Win Cy Young

Jacob deGrom Continues Push to Win Cy Young

On Wednesday, while facing his last batter, New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom  reached back to throw a slider at 92 mph past Braves hitter Ozzie Albies for career strikeout No. 1000. deGrom’s regular season is over and a waiting game... 
Oakland A’s Clinch Spot in Postseason

Oakland A’s Clinch Spot in Postseason

Entering the 2018 season, the future of the Oakland Athletics looked bright, but most thought the team was at least another season away. In each of the last three years the team finished last in the American League West and a goal... 
Addison Russell’s Future Unknown with Chicago Cubs

Addison Russell’s Future Unknown with Chicago Cubs

Addison Russell was having a second straight below par season, with injuries to the middle finger on his left hand and his right shoulder hampering the Chicago Cubs shortstop. However, following new domestic abuse allegations from... 
Yasiel Puig Declares Dodgers Will Win National League West

Yasiel Puig Declares Dodgers Will Win National League West

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig celebrated while rounding third base and heading toward home after his game-winning three-run homer as a pinch hitter. The home run by Puig came with one out in the bottom of the seventh helping... 
Chrisitan Yelich Sets MLB Mark With Second Cycle Against Reds

Chrisitan Yelich Sets MLB Mark With Second Cycle Against Reds

On Monday, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich hit for the cycle versus the same team for a second time this season becoming the first Major League Baseball player ever to do so. Yelich, who on August 30 against Cincinnati... 
David Wright: Not Likely to Play After 2018

David Wright: Not Likely to Play After 2018

David Wright the captain of the New York Mets will return during the team’s last homestand and make what appears to be a final appearance as a Major League Baseball player. The Mets organization said that they are planning to activate... 
Red Sox First to Clinch Playoff Berth, Chris Sale Pitches

Red Sox First to Clinch Playoff Berth, Chris Sale Pitches

On Tuesday night at Fenway Park the Boston Red Sox became the first Major League Baseball team to clinch a spot in the playoffs with a 7-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Brock Holt’s pinch hit home run knocked in the go-ahead... 
Boston Red Sox J.D. Martinez on Path to Record History

Boston Red Sox J.D. Martinez on Path to Record History

As the last month of the Major League Baseball’s regular season arrives J.D. Martinez could make history. The Boston slugger began September in the top two in baseball for batting average, home runs and runs batted in, which puts... 
Astros and Dodgers Atop Latest World Series Futures Update

Astros and Dodgers Atop Latest World Series Futures Update

With just less than one month of the Major League Baseball regular season left to play, two teams are tied atop the World Series futures board. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, the two teams that played in last year’s... 
Gio Gonzalez and Curtis Granderson Acquired By Brewers

Gio Gonzalez and Curtis Granderson Acquired By Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers were very active late last week in hopes that several trades would help the lineup during the final month of the season and then possibly into the postseason. The Brewers made three moves, including one for Washington... 
Christian Yelich 6-for-6, Hits for Cycle in Brewers Win

Christian Yelich 6-for-6, Hits for Cycle in Brewers Win

While sitting in the clubhouse following the game on Wednesday night Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich said he was tired. It came as no surprise to anyone who has just watched Yelich for over four hours help lead an improbable... 
Cole Hamels Continues to Dominate Since Joining Cubs

Cole Hamels Continues to Dominate Since Joining Cubs

Cole Hamels has pitched magnificently since joining the Chicago Cubs. Hamels became a Cub on July 27 after being traded by the Texas Rangers before the non-waiver trade deadline. The lefthander continues to dominate opposing hitters... 
Boston’s Chris Sale Leads Race for AL Cy Young Award

Boston’s Chris Sale Leads Race for AL Cy Young Award

Since the All-Star Break there has been a shuffling of the odds in the race to win the American League Cy Young Award. With slightly more than one month remaining in the 2018 Major League Baseball regular season, pitchers will have... 
Washington Nationals Trade Calls an End to 2018

Washington Nationals Trade Calls an End to 2018

General manager Mike Rizzo of the Washington Nationals did all he could to conceal the truth, but in the end it was impossible. On Tuesday, Rizzo attempted, but miserably failed trying to hide the fact that the club has all but given... 
Red Sox Host Indians in Possible Prelude to Postseason Series

Red Sox Host Indians in Possible Prelude to Postseason Series

Both the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians will play in the postseason this year for the third consecutive season and the two could play one another for a second time in the last three seasons. The Indians swept Boston in 2016 in... 
Jose Urena Hits Ronald Acuna Jr. With 97.5 MPH Fastball

Jose Urena Hits Ronald Acuna Jr. With 97.5 MPH Fastball

Ronald Acuna Jr. the rookie sensation with the Atlanta Braves who homered in five consecutive games, with the last three against the Miami Marlins, was hit by the first pitch of the game thrown by Marlins starter Jose Urena Wednesday... 
Indians Outfielder Leonys Martin Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Bacteria

Indians Outfielder Leonys Martin Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Bacteria

Leonys Martin an outfielder with the Cleveland Indians contracted a bacterial infection that was attacking his organ and became life-threatening. However, he is currently improving and in stable condition said Chris Antonetti the team’s... 
Derek Jeter Says Marlins Headed In Direction He Wants

Derek Jeter Says Marlins Headed In Direction He Wants

The Miami Marlins on Wednesday following their game were 47-69 a full 18 games behind first place in the National League East. They played like they have most of the season in front of a small crowd. Derek Jeter the franchise’s CEO... 
Red Sox Could Break Mariners Record for Single-Season Wins

Red Sox Could Break Mariners Record for Single-Season Wins

The Boston Red Sox are white-hot and could be eyeing a run at the history books. On Sunday, the Red sox concluded a four-game sweep of their arch rivals the New York Yankees at home in Fenway Park. The Red Sox were off Monday and currently... 
J.A. Happ Diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

J.A. Happ Diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

The New York Yankees recently acquired southpaw J.A. Happ from the Toronto Blue Jays. On Tuesday, the pitcher became the second player for a MLB team to be diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease. The illness is infectious and...