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MLB Trade Rumors: Jimmy Rollins Replace Derek Jeter In New York?

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MLB trade rumors are always a part of spring training as teams figure out what their future season looks like. But the latest MLB trade rumors involve a potential blockbuster involving Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, rumors of recent problems between Jimmy Rollins and manager Ryne Sandberg has Rollins… Read more »

$25 Corn Dog: 18 Inches Long And Bacon Stuffed, Pure Heaven

$25 Corn Dog

You might think that $25 is a high price to pay for a corn dog, but the Arizona Diamondbacks don’t think it is, especially as it’s stuffed with bacon, cheese, and jalapenos, and served with a side order of fries. Officials from the team revealed to ESPN.com that the new ‘D-Bat Dog’ – as it… Read more »

Phillies Legend Mike Schmidt Fights A Different Battle

Mike Schmidt doing what he did best

Philadelphia Phillies Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt has faced a lot of opponents. Last August, after a routine visit to his dermatologist, Schmidt found out that he would be battling for his life; he was diagnosed with Stage Three Skin Cancer. Instead of being a Spring Training Guest instructor for the Phillies, he… Read more »

Ryne Sandberg Appears To Be Feuding With His Star Player

Ryne Sandberg has a problem with Jimmy Rollins

Ryne Sandberg is entering his first full season as the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies and he’s already got a rather large problem on his hands. It appears the Hall-of-Famer is having a bit of a feud with his starting shortstop, Jimmy Rollins. The rift between Sandberg and his player appears to be over playing… Read more »

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]

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

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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 »