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New York Mets News: Steven Matz Shines in MLB Debut

New York Mets News: Steven Matz Shines in MLB Debut

New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz pitched spectacularly in his MLB debut Sunday. Matz is one of many young pitchers that the Mets have on their big league roster and Matz is as good as any of them. Not only was he a feared pitcher on Sunday, but he was the most revered batter in… Read more »

Boston Red Sox News: Clay Buchholz On Several Teams’ Radar?

Boston Red Sox News: Clay Buchholz On Several Teams Radar?

Longtime Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz is reportedly drawing heavy interest from various teams around baseball, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Buchholz, 30, is in the midst of a rebound season after several injury-plagued and overall disappointing campaigns lowered his value. In 15 starts, Buchholz carries a 5-6 record with… Read more »

MLB News: Cole Hamels Will Consider Trade To Any Team

MLB News: Cole Hamels Will Consider Trade To Any Team

With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the biggest name on the market is Philadelphia Phillies ace left-hander Cole Hamels. His name has been connected to several teams around the league, but he admits that he would be “open minded” to pitch anywhere, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. Hamels, 31, is a constant subject of… Read more »

MLB News: Johan Santana Suspends Comeback Bid

MLB News: Johan Santan Suspends Comeback Bid

Johan Santana‘s most recent bid for a Major League Baseball resurgence has hit a brick wall that will not let the left-hander return to the mound in the 2015 season. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN.com, Santana needs more time to recover from a toe problem before he can return to pitching. “Two-time Cy Young… Read more »

Sean Conroy Becomes First Openly Gay Professional Baseball Player

first openly gay baseball player

Sean Conroy became the first openly gay baseball player to appear in a professional game on Thursday. Conroy pitched a complete game shutout to lead the Sonoma Stompers to a 7-0 victory over Vallejo Admirals in the Pacific Association of Baseball Clubs in front of an enthusiastic crowd that seemed more enthralled by his performance… Read more »

Miami Marlins News: Giancarlo Stanton Suffers Broken Bone In His Hand

Giancarlo Stanton Suffers Broken Bone In His Hand

Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been diagnosed with a broken bone in his hand after an injury in the 9th inning of last night’s 7-1 loss to the Dodgers, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Sources: #Marlins‘ Stanton has broken bone in hand. Exact details not yet known. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) June… Read more »

Giancarlo Stanton To Have X-Rays On Hand On Saturday

Marlins Fans Hold Breath As Giancarlo Stanton Goes For X-Rays

Giancarlo Stanton has had an incredible season so far, but he may have hit a bump in the road on Friday as he hurt his left hand on a swing in the sixth inning and will now have to get x-rays on Saturday. The Miami Marlins lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1, but the… Read more »

Philadelphia Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg Quits

Ryne Sandberg Leaves Philadelphia Phillies Sinking Ship

On Friday afternoon, Ryne Sandberg informed the Philadelphia Phillies that he was quitting as the team’s manager. CBS Sports is reporting that Sandberg is stepping down and third base coach Pete Mackanin will take over as interim manager. ESPN is reporting that Sandberg just got sick of losing all the time. This statement is a… Read more »

Ryne Sandberg Resigns As Philadelphia Phillies Manager

Los Angeles Angels Trade Rumors: Trade Discussed With Philadelphia Phillies For Ben Revere

Ryne Sandberg, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, has resigned from his position. Sandberg admitted the change in other leadership roles was a factor in his stepping down. Andy McPhail, who was recently hired in the front office, probably no longer wanted Sandberg, even though the two worked together in Chicago with the Cubs. McPhail has… Read more »

New York Mets Trade Rumors: Mets, Athletics Discussing Ben Zobrist?

Mets Trade Rumors: Mets, Athletics Discussing Ben Zobrist?

With several key offensive players on the disabled list, the New York Mets have reportedly had discussions with the Oakland Athletics regarding the versatile Ben Zobrist, according to Jon Harper of the New York Daily News. The 34-year-old Zobrist would represent an upgrade over the Mets in-house options as their All-Star incumbents Daniel Murphy and… Read more »

Pete Rose Bet On Reds Games As A Player

Documents Show Pete Rose Bet On Games As A Player

Pete Rose was on the defensive for years as he lied time after time that he never bet on baseball. In 2004, he finally admitted to betting on the Cincinnati Reds while he was the team’s manager, but this only came about when he had a book to sell. Rose also left out another important… Read more »

Arizona Diamondbacks Make Interesting Trade To Cut Payroll

Bronson Arroyo Could Be Back In August For Atlanta Braves

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a salary dump trade late Saturday night that sent Bronson Arroyo to the Atlanta Braves for infielder Philip Gosselin. The thing that has several people scratching their heads is that the Diamondbacks also gave the Braves pitching prospect Touki Toussaint, Arizona’s first-round draft choice in 2014. Arroyo is working his way… Read more »

Max Scherzer Tosses No-Hitter, Misses Perfection On HBP

Max Scherzer

Mad Max was perfect for 8.2 innings Saturday before plunking Jose Tabata with two outs — and two strikes — but managed to nab the second no-hitter in Nationals history en route to an easy 6-0 win at home. The 30-year old ace, acquired in the off-season via free agency from Detroit, needed only 106… Read more »

New York Mets News: Dillon Gee Designated For Assignment

New York Mets News: Dillon Gee Designated For Assignment

The New York Mets have designated right-handed starting pitcher Dillon Gee for assignment, as first reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York on Monday. Filed to ESPN… Source: Dillon Gee to be designated for assignment by the #Mets. Will tweet link shortly. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) June 15, 2015 Gee, 29, has been a… Read more »

Mike Trout: Major League Baseball’s Best Player?

Mike Trout: Major League Baseball's Best Player?

Many experts, pundits, and fans alike consider 23-year-old Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim centerfielder Mike Trout the best baseball player in the game today. There’s little doubt that if the team with the No. 1 overall selection in the 2009 MLB draft could have a do-ever, they would pick Trout in a heartbeat. Mike ending… Read more »