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Detroit Tigers Will Win the 2014 World Series — Here’s Why

Detroit Tigers could be celebrating a championship in October.

The Detroit Tigers will be the team to beat in Major League Baseball this season and many are expecting that the Tigers will finally break through and win the World Series in 2014. Of course, the Tigers have come close before. Detroit made it to the ALCS in 2013 before losing to the eventual world… Read more »

Curt Schilling’s Cancer Needs More Surgery, Diagnosis Not Revealed

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Curt Schilling’s cancer diagnosis last month was a shock to his family and the sports community. His baseball analyst and announcing career has been temporarily put on hold as he seeks radiation treatment for cancer. Curt Schilling announced on Monday that he will need to undergo more surgery as he faces radiation. Schilling made an… Read more »

Heisman Winner Jameis Winston Goes Hitless Against The New York Yankees

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Heisman winning quarterback Jameis Winston went hitless yesterday against the New York Yankees. No, that isn’t a typo. Winston, who led Florida State to a National Championship over Auburn in the BCS title game last month, also plays baseball for his school as well. And on Tuesday, February 25, Jameis got to fulfill a lifelong… Read more »

Los Angeles Dodgers Ink Cuban Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena To $25 Million Deal

Los Angeles Dodgers sign Cuban Erisbel Arruebarrena

The Los Angeles Dodgers most recent experiences with Cuban players have been quite successful, most notably the dynamic Yasiel Puig. With this in mind, the organization announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract worth $25 million. This total reportedly includes a $7.5 million signing bonus. The Dodgers are considered a… Read more »

Derek Jeter On Retirement: ‘The Time Is Right’

Derek Jeter On Retirement: 'The Time Is Right'

Derek Jeter is finally ready to start his life after baseball, saying he knew inside that 2014 was the time to retire. The New York Yankees legend announced earlier this month that this season would be his last, and this week elaborated on how he knew to hang up his cleats. “I feel the time… Read more »

Sandy Koufax Compares Yasiel Puig to Bo Jackson

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Sandy Koufax has been considered one of the most reclusive, mysterious athletes of the last 50 plus years. For the past two seasons though, Koufax has taken on the role of Special Adviser to Los Angeles Dodgers team owner, Mark Walter. So, when Sandy speaks, usually everyone in the sporting world listens. On Monday, Koufax… Read more »

Derek Jeter To Retire After 2014 Season

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Derek Jeter, 39, has decided to call it quits after one last season with the New York Yankees. Jeter has played his entire career with the Yanks, and will retire as one of the all-time greats in the game. The Yankees franchise boasts some of the most memorable names in baseball history… Ruth, Mantle, Gehrig,… Read more »

Robin Ventura Signs Chicago White Sox Contract Extension

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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]

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »