Baseball Timeline

Jim Thorpe’s Body At Center Of Burial Dispute

Jim Thorpe Body Fight

Jim Thorpe’s body is at the center of a burial dispute between a town named after him in Pennsylvania and his three surviving sons. The Native American baseball legend’s sons want his remains to be moved to tribal lands in Oklahoma where Thorpe was born. And they just may get their wish. However, the town… Read more »

Pablo Sandoval Blasts Three HRs As Giants Crush Padres 13-5

Pablo Sandoval leads Giants to victory in San Diego

Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval blasted three HRs Wednesday night during a 13-5 drubbing of the Padres. Hitting three HRs in one game is nothing new for the Kung Fu Panda. He did the same thing the first game of the 2012 World Series. Two of those shots came against AL Cy Young Award winner Justin… Read more »

Phillies Deal Michael Young To Los Angeles Dodgers

Michael Young Philadelphia Philies Trade

Popular Philadelphia Phillies third baseman Michael Young has been dealt to the Los Angeles Dodgers after less than one full season with Philly. The Dodgers acquired Young for LHP Rob Rasmussen and cash considerations. Young was hitting.272 with eight home runs and 41 RBIs. Young spent the first 13 seasons of his MLB career with… Read more »

Fernando Rodney Stuck In Tampa Bay Rays Dugout Bathroom [Video]

Fernando Rodney Stuck In Tampa Bay Rays Dugout Bathroom

Fernando Rodney got stuck in the Tampa Bay Rays dugout bathroom. Hilarity ensued. But even though Fernando Rodney was their closing pitcher the Rays started catching up, making the Rays manager muse: “We should have kept him in there.” As previously reported by The Inquisitr, August has been an odd month for the Tampa Bay… Read more »

Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For ‘Disciplinary Reasons’

Yasiel Puig Disciplined During Game

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly pulled rookie Yasiel Puig in the fifth inning of of Wednesday’s 4-0 win against the Chicago Cubs. While Mattingly would not explain the exact cause of the decision, he called it a “disciplinary” move. Following the game, Mattingly and general manager Ned Colletti pulled Puig into the managers office for a… Read more »

Matt Harvey Has Partial Tear In Elbow, Season Over

Matt Harvey New York Mets Shoulder Injury

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey has been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. General manager Sandy Alderson broke the bad news on Monday and said Tommy John surgery may be needed. The treatment for Harvey’s injury won’t be known for at least 2 to 3 weeks. If surgery… Read more »

Cashman: “Not Comfortable” Talking To Rodriguez

Brian Cashman said Sunday that he isn't comfortable talking to A-Rod these days.

The New York Yankees have never looked like this. On the field, its a team bereft of big names, struggles to hit at times and is hovering around.500. Off the field it seems to be one controversy after another, usually with Alex Rodriguez right in the midst of it. Even winning 2 out of 3… Read more »

Phillies Fire Charlie Manuel, Ryne Sandberg Becomes New Manager

Charlie Manuel

Charlie Manuel has been fired. The Philadelphia Phillies told the manager on Friday that he was being replaced on an interim basis by Ryne Sandberg. In a public statement, Manuel said he was upset by his sudden firing: “I’m mad because they took the best seat in the house from me. I enjoyed every bit… Read more »

A-Rod’s Inner Circle Leaked Names Of Other PED Users

Alex Rodriguez Outed Fellow PED Users

Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle obtained unredacted files from the Biogenesis scandal and used those documents to out Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and his own teammate Francisco Cervelli According to 60 Minutes, members of A-Rod’s camp obtained the documents and then handed them off to Yahoo! Sports. After the report went live, Rodriguez’s lead attorney,… Read more »

Jared Remy: Jerry Remy’s Son Charged With Murder

Jared Remy charged with murder

Waltham, MA — Jared Remy, the son of beloved Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy, has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend. Jared Remy is accused of stabbing Jennifer Martel, 27, to death last night. Remy was arrested on Tuesday night in connection with domestic violence against Martel and then released on personal… Read more »

Dodgers Female Trainer: ‘There’s Mutual Respect With Players’

Dodgers female trainer, the first in professional sports.

The Los Angeles Dodgers Baseball team has a female sports trainer, a first in pro sports. She says, “there is mutual respect with the players”. It wasn’t Sue Falsone’s intention to be a pioneer in her field, when she accepted the position with the Dodgers, it just happened, but she has learned to embrace her… Read more »

MLB Video Review Process Being Expanded In 2014

MLB Instant Replay Expanded for 2014

Major League Baseball (MLB) is getting an expanded video review process for the 2014 season. With the new program, team managers will have more opportunity than ever to challenge bad play calling from MLB umpires. Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, during a press conference on Thursday, announced the new plan with representatives from the leagues 30… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez MLB Lawsuit Likely If A-Rod’s 211 Game Ban Isn’t Lifted

Brian Cashman said Sunday that he isn't comfortable talking to A-Rod these days.

An Alex Rodriguez MLB lawsuit is reported to be likely if A-Rod’s 211 game ban isn’t lifted. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games under suspicion of taking performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) like steroids. A-Rod was suspended for violating the MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as well… Read more »

Adam Jones Banana Thrower Apologizes, Says It Wasn’t Racial

Adam Jones banana

So about that Adam Jones banana-throwing incident? Disgruntled San Francisco Giants fan Alexander Poulides, 42, came forward on Monday to the San Jose Mercury News to admit that he threw the banana. As most baseball fans know, on Sunday the Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones hit a three-run home run off the San Francisco Giants in… Read more »

Mike Trout Wants Lifetime Ban For PED Users

Mike Trout and PED Use Hatred

Finally an MLB player saying what fans have wanted to hear: Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels revealed on Monday that he wants a lifetime ban for scummy performance enhancing drugs users. Speaking with New York radio station WFAN, Trout says, if he were in Bud Selig’s position, he would fire Alex Rodriguez indefinitely…. Read more »

David Ortiz Holds Baby During National Anthem [Awww]

david ortiz holds baby

Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz was captured in a totally estrogen baiting pic last night, holding a baby he’d been handed as the national anthem started up before the game. In the pic, David Ortiz smiles and holds his Red Sox cap over his heart, with the red-clad baby in the other arm. It’s… Read more »

John Rocker Reddit AMA: His 6 Most Offensive Comments

John Rocker Reddit AMA, Most Offensive Comments

The John Rocker Reddit AMA was predictably raucous on Tuesday as the former Atlanta Braves pitcher touched on gays and racism in typical Rocker fashion, while mostly giving as good as he got in the insult department. We’ve culled through the most offensive comments, and here’s what the maestro of political incorrectness and Kenny Powers… Read more »