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Alex Rodriguez Suspension Looms, But Rumors Can’t Decide A-Rod’s Fate

Alex Rodriguez Suspension Rumors

Alex Rodriguez’s suspension looms, but rumors can’t figure out what’s actually happening to the Yankees third baseman. Last week, reports suggested the impending ban would happen before the weekend, but nothing has been confirmed as of Sunday. In all likelihood, A-Rod will be suspended, at the very least, for the rest of the 2013 season…. Read more »

Former Cubs Pitcher Frank Castillo Dies At 44

former cubs frank castillo

Former Cubs pitcher Frank Castillo has died at the age of 44, several news sources are reporting. Frank Castillo was drafted back in 1987, beginning his Cubs career in 1991. Across 13 years in major league baseball, Castillo played for the Cubs for seven seasons, as well as five additional teams. After his retirement, he… Read more »

Mets’ Eric Young: Sportsmanship At Its Best [Video]

During the Mets-Braves game on Wednesday night, New York outfielder showed the fans what sportsmanship is all about. Atlanta Braves starter Tim Hudson was in the middle of a shutout against the New York Mets when Eric Young Jr. hustled to first base, which Hudson was covering with his foot. That’s when tragedy struck. Young… Read more »

‘Sweet Caroline’ Was A Hit At MLB All-Star Game

The song is now a baseball anthem.

“Sweet Caroline” is Neil Diamond’s hit song that has become a baseball anthem for Red Sox fans since 2002. On Tuesday, Diamond took the field during the middle of the eighth inning at the MLB All-Star game to sing the classic tune in front of thousands of New Yorkers. The Red Sox have played the… Read more »

Mariano Rivera Gets MVP At All-Star Game

Mariano Rivera Last All-Star Game MVP

Mariano Rivera won the MVP award at Tuesday night’s All-Star Game — a no-brainer for fans and participants in baseball’s iconic game. Rivera pitched a flawless eighth inning, helping the American League win 3-0. The Yankees closer is set to retire at the end of this year, making his final All-Star Game a perfect sendoff…. Read more »

Ryan Braun On MLB Probe: ‘I Have Nothing To Hide’, Faces Suspension

Ryan Braun MLB questions

Suspicions abound surrounding Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun’s vague answers in connection with Major League Baseball’s (MLB) probe into his connection to Tony Bosch and the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, sources told Outside the Lines. Braun met with league officials on June 29, a source said, and is one of several that MLB has conducted with… Read more »