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Robin Ventura Signs Chicago White Sox Contract Extension


Robin Ventura has signed a new multi-year contract extension with the Chicago White Sox, despite their horrific 2013 campaign. Ventura only had one year-left on his contract going into the 2014 season. White Sox officials wanted to erase any doubts over his future, which might have increased the pressure on him if the team had… Read more »

Report: Masahiro Tanaka Going To The New York Yankees [Video]

Masahiro Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese all star pitcher, is headed to the New York Yankees according to several new sources. The hard throwing right hander reportedly has come to terms with the Yankees for $155 million over seven years with an opt out clause that can be triggered after the 2017 campaign. The contract agreed to… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Plans To Fight Suspension In Federal Court


Alex Rodriguez plans on taking the fight to appeal his 162-game suspension all the way to the top. After arbitrator Frederic Horowitz reduced the New York Yankees slugger’s original 211-game suspension to 162 games, Rodriguez announced that he still plans to appeal in federal court. Rodriguez was one of a number of players suspended for… Read more »

Masahiro Tanaka Returns To Japan After Meeting With Major MLB Teams


Masahiro Tanaka, the Japanese wonder-pitcher who has been linked with a host of Major League Baseball sides, has returned to his native country having apparently met with around 12 teams. Japanese media have reported that Tanaka ventured back to Asia from Los Angeles earlier this week. He landed at Tokyo’s Narita airport on Saturday, and… Read more »

Greg Maddux Not Getting Into Hall Of Fame Unanimously

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Chipper Jones was right, Greg Maddux will not be getting into the Baseball Hall of Fame unanimously. Maddux, one of the greatest pitchers ever, was at 100 percent voting through Monday as the Hall of Fame ballots were being counted. But on 10:30 am on Tuesday morning, one brave soul ventured to feel the wrath… Read more »

Jerry Coleman Dies: Longtime Padres Announcer Dead At 89

Jerry Coleman Dies: Longtime Padres Announcer Dead At 89

Jerry Coleman died on Sunday at age 89, prompting an outpouring of condolences for the legendary baseball announcer. Coleman had a career in pro baseball that spanned more than 70 years, including four World Series titles during his playing career with the New York Yankees. Coleman won his titles between stints in the United States… Read more »

New York Yankees Reach Out To Masahiro Tanaka [Video]

Masahiro Tanaka

The New York Yankees became the first team to officially reach out to Japanese superstar pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Tanaka is the highest sought after pitcher in play right now and is expected to be chased by the Los Angeles Dodgers, The Texas Rangers, The Boston Red Sox, The Baltimore Orioles, The Seattle Mariners, The Chicago… Read more »

Jay-Z Seals Robinson Cano Deal with the Seattle Mariners for $240M


Jay-Z isn’t just one of the world’s greatest rappers. He’s also proving to be quite the business man, but that’s not all. If MLB player Robinson Cano’s new contract is anything to go by, one could easily classify the “Magna Carta Holy Grail” rapper as an esteemed negotiator. As Cano’s 8-year contract with the Yankees… Read more »

Erisbel Arruebarruena Defects From Cuba, Could Be Hot MLB Prospect

Erisbel Arruebarruena Defects From Cuba, Could Be Hot MLB Prospect

Erisbel Arruebarruena is out of Cuba and suddenly a top MLB prospect. The 23-year-old has defected from Cuba and taken up residence in Haiti, and is expected to become a free agent by the end of the year. The shortstop is known for his defensive prowess and strong play on the international circuit, standing out… Read more »

Atlanta Braves New Stadium: Announce They Are Moving To The Suburbs

Atlanta Braves New Stadium Moving

The Atlanta Braves are building a new stadium in the suburbs. That’s right they are moving. But this time they are not moving to a new city, like they have from Boston and Milwaukee. They are moving to the suburbs of Atlanta in Cobb County. Team President, John Schuerholz, and the Atlanta Braves announced on… Read more »

Red Sox Ad Thanks St. Louis Cardinals Fans After World Series Win

Red Sox Ad Thanks St. Louis Cardinals Fans After World Series Win

A Red Sox ad is thanking St. Louis Cardinals fans after their World Series win. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, some of the famous Red Sox beards were shaved as part of a Gillette event, which some fans thought to be controversial. But at least there wasn’t another bearded Boston riot. At first glance… Read more »

Detroit Tigers Hire Brad Ausmus To Replace Jim Leyland As Manager

Detroit Tigers have hired Brad Ausmus to be their next manager.

The Detroit Tigers are bringing Brad Ausmus on to be their next manager. In a Press Conference on Sunday evening, the Tigers made it official. Ausmus, 44, will become the 37th manager of the Detroit Tigers. He played 18 seasons in the Majors, including two different stints with the Tigers. Ausmus was a catcher and… Read more »

Red Sox Beards Shaved After World Series Win, Why?

Red Sox Beards Shaved After World Series Win, Why?

The famous Red Sox beards are being shaved after their World Series win. But some fans might wonder why they’d do this, especially considering it’s no shave November. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the Red Sox World Series win caused a Boston riot. The Red Sox beard became a symbol representing team solidarity as… Read more »

Hot Dog Injury Lawsuit Heads To Missouri Supreme Court


The Supreme Court has seen some landmark cases in its day, but the hot dog injury lawsuit may be the most important case it ever hears. According to ESPN, John Coomer filed a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals after their mascot Sluggerrr hit him in the face with a hot dog in 2009. The… Read more »

Derek Jeter Re-Signs With Yankees For One Year, $12 Million

derek jeter re-signs with yankees for $12 million

Derek Jeter was re-signed by the New York Yankees on Friday for $12 million. The deal Friday replaces a $9.5 million player option for the 39-year-old shortstop. If Jeter had exercised his option, he could have headed out for free agency. But after a disappointing 2013, Jeter is happy to be a part of the… Read more »

Jon Lester Caught Cheating? There Is No Proof, Says MLB

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Did Jon Lester cheat during the first game of the World Series? Several fans took to Twitter last night after they spotted a mysterious green spot on Lester’s glove. Internet conspiracy theorists said that the green smudge was Vaseline and that Lester was using it to grease the ball. In addition to the photos, a… Read more »

Carlos Beltran Injured, Suffers Right Rib Contusion In Game 1

Carlos Beltran Injured In First Game of World Series

St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran played in the MLB for 16 years without a World Series appearance. On Wednesday, he exited that series in Game 1 against the Boston Red Sox. Beltran suffered a right rib contusion in the bottom of the second inning. The outfielder was running for a ball when he… Read more »

El Paso Chihuahuas Is A Real Baseball Team Name, No Joke

El Paso Chihuahuas Is A Real Baseball Team Name, No Joke

The El Paso Chihuahuas have just announced their baseball team name and some fans are torn over whether this is a good or bad thing. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, while this breed is not the most popular dog, 36 Chihuahuas were seized from a home in California. The announcement of the El Paso… Read more »

Don Mattingly Still Unsure About His Dodgers Future

Don Mattingly at the Los Angeles Dodgers - Future Unknown

A first-round playoff victory over the Atlanta Braves has vested the 2014 contract option of Don Mattingly, however, he may choose not to return. According to Mattingly he isn’t happy about how he was forced to manage the clubhouse in his last year on contract. “When you’re put in this situation, the organization basically says,… Read more »

Allen Craig’s Foot Injury Won’t Keep Him From World Series

Allen Craig and the St Louis Cardinals

Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says his foot injury won’t keep him out of what is sure to be a hard fought World Series against the Boston Red Sox. Speaking to reporters on Sunday Craig said, “I’m happy with where I’m at. No complaints. I’m happy to be on the roster and give it a… Read more »