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Texas Rangers News: Josh Hamilton Set To Return On Monday

Texas Rangers News: Josh Hamilton Set To Return On Monday

In an offseason and Spring Training that involved an injury, substances issues, and divorce, outfielder Josh Hamilton is preparing for a return to the major league diamond as the former Los Angeles Angel will be activated on Monday, according to Jeff Wilson of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram. #Rangers will activate Josh Hamilton on Monday. He… Read more »

New York Yankees News: Jacob Lindgren To Be Called Up On Sunday

Yankees News: Jacob Lindgren To Be Called Up On Sunday

After much anticipation over his power arm and electric stuff, the New York Yankees second round pick and left-handed flamethrower Jacob Lindgren will officially be called up to the big leagues on Sunday, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Lindgren, who is just 21-years-old, will attempt to come in and help a… Read more »

Jon Lester’s Season Suddenly Looking Bright

Jon lester's season

Jon Lester heard the talk after his first couple of starts. He had a pretty poor beginning to his Chicago Cubs career, but Jon Lester likely knew that his talent was better than what he was showing on the field. After those first two starts, the Cubs ace has actually been pretty darn good. The… Read more »

Jorge Posada Critical Of Joe Girardi, New York Yankees In New Book

Jorge Posada Critical Of Joe Girardi, New York Yankees

One of most productive switch-hitting catchers of our generation, Jorge Posada, is critical of his former skipper and ballclub in his new book The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes. Posada, 43, is four years removed from his retirement from the game of baseball. A career in which the San Juan, Puerto Rico native posted… Read more »

Yankees Confirm Alex Rodriguez Will Not Be Paid Milestone Bonus

Yankees Will Not Pay Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman confirmed that the team will not pay Alex Rodriguez the $6 million marketing bonus for passing Willie Mays on the all-time home run list, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The 39-year-old third baseman tied Mays on Friday night with a dramatic go-ahead home run in the… Read more »

San Francisco Giants’ Metallica Day A Winner Again

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The San Francisco Giants’ Metallica day has become an annual event that usually leads to plenty of fun had by all. The band was formed in San Francisco, and the Giants have gone out of their way the last three years to pay homage to the group. This time around, the team unveiled an all… Read more »

Caleb Joseph Signs Autographs For ‘Imaginary’ Fans After Baseball Game

Caleb Joseph

Caleb Joseph decided to sign some autographs for the non-existent (imaginary, if you will) fans at Wednesday afternoon’s ball game. According to Sports Illustrated, the Baltimore Orioles catcher tried (successfully) to make people laugh by heading over to the empty stands, and pretending to sign an autograph. He also waved to the “crowd,” and took… Read more »

Miami Marlins Pitcher Jose Fernandez Becomes U.S. Citizen

Jose Fernandez becomes US citizen

Jose Fernandez, the 22-year-old pitcher for the Miami Marlins. has become a U.S. Citizen. According to New York Daily News, Fernandez delivered the keynote speech at the naturalization ceremony that was held for him and another 140 other South Florida residents who were granted citizenship on Friday. What makes Fernandez’s U.S. citizenship even more interesting… Read more »

Teixeira, New York Yankees Snap Mets’ 11 Game Win Streak

Mark Teixeira hits a home run

The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets Friday, led by two home runs by first basemen Mark Teixeira. Teixeira smacked a two-run homer in the first inning of the Mets game Friday, giving controversial pitcher Michael Pineda all the run support necessary. On April 10, 2014, Boston Red Sox broadcasters noticed a pine… Read more »

Chris Rock Has Figured Out Why African Americans Now Hate Baseball

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Chris Rock has explained why he believes that African Americans have fallen out of love with the game of baseball, and he puts it down to the dwindling number who now play the game professionally. You check out Chris Rock’s impressive diatribe, which he made for HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, below. Warning: It… Read more »