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Josh Edgin To Undergo Tommy John Surgery, Out For The Season

Josh Edgin To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

The New York Mets have been dealt a crushing blow, as left-handed relief pitcher Josh Edgin will miss the entire 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN. With Edgin lost, the team will have to replenish their left-handed relief core. While there, they do have some in-house candidates… Read more »

Update: Josh Hamilton Meeting With MLB Regarding ‘Disciplinary Issue’

Josh Hamilton Meeting With MLB

UPDATE: Amid the speculation of Josh Hamilton and his meeting with MLB executives, Jon Heyman of reported the reason for Hamilton being in trouble. Hear hamilton had relapse. Believe occurred a couple months back. Involved at least cocaine. Honorably, he confessed. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 26, 2015 Despite the obvious terrible circumstances, Heyman… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Tries To Make Amends With Apology To New York Yankees

Alex Rodriguez apologizes

Alex Rodriguez had a 90 minute meeting with the New York Yankees on Tuesday afternoon, where he apologized to owner Hal Steinbrenner and other team executives for his suspension and performance enhancing drug use. Alex Rodriguez apparently also apologized to the team for the way he handled his suspension, including some threats that the would… Read more »

Former MLB Pitcher Ted Lilly Charged With Insurance Fraud

ex-MLB pitcher Ted Lilly charged with insurance fraud

Ted Lilly, a retired Major League Baseball pitcher, has been charged with felony insurance fraud in California. Lilly, a California native, earned an estimated $80 million to $100 million in base salary while pitching in the big leagues. He made his MLB debut with the Montreal Expos (now the Washington Nationals) in 1999, and also… Read more »

Former MLB Pitcher Brad Halsey Dies At 33

Lefty Yankees Pitcher Brad Halsey Dies In Climbing Accident

Former Major League player Brad Halsey has died at the age of 33, a spokesperson confirmed. Halsey, a lefty pitcher, reportedly died following a recreational climbing accident near his home in Texas. Brad pitched for three seasons in the majors and played for the New York Yankees, the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Oakland Athletics. After… Read more »

David Ortiz Joins 400 Homer Club

David Ortiz hits 400, 401 homer in Boston

David Ortiz managed to forge himself another chapter in the Boston Redsox history books on Saturday night. The Boston Redsox slugger put himself in rare company when he blasted home run numbers 400 and 401 in a Boston uniform. With those two homers, which allowed David Ortiz to also carry his team to a 10-7… Read more »

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Is Joakim Soria The Final Piece?

Will Soria compete for Joe Nathan's closer position?

Barring an implosion, the Detroit Tigers look poised to coast to a relatively easy playoff berth and the addition of quality relief pitcher — and experienced closer — Joakim Soria helps sew up one of the few loose ends on an otherwise championship caliber team. A related Inquisitr report spells out the case that the… Read more »

New Self-Serve Beer Machines Arrive At Target Field

Self-serve beer stations are introduced at Target Field during.

Baseball fans would argue there’s very little that tastes better than a hot dog and a beer at the stadium of your favorite team. The concept is a staple of American culture, so it’s no surprise that something came along to bring the tradition into the next century. Yesterday, Target Field introduced self-serve beer machines,… Read more »

Padres Reliever Alex Torres Wears Protective Cap During Game

Alex Torres Sports Protective Cap

Padres relief pitcher Alex Torres wore a protective baseball cap during Saturday night’s game, becoming the first pitcher in Major League Baseball to do so. The MLB approved the protective caps for use by pitchers in January, but until Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, no pitcher seemed interested in using it. For Torres,… Read more »

Pete Rose’s Baseball Comeback: One Time Stunt Or Sign Of Things To Come?

Pete Rose

Pete Rose returned to baseball last night, managing the Bridgeport Bluefish, an independent Atlantic League team. Rose, whose lifetime ban from baseball came about because of a gambling scandal, made jokes about Donald Sterling’s recent ban from the NBA. He also talked about the possibility of Bud Selig pardoning him before his retirement in January…. Read more »

Imagine Dragons Playing Free Concert

Imagine Dragons performing.

As part of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Week event, rock band Imagine Dragons will be playing a free concert at TFC Bank Stadium in the Twin Cities. According to Star Tribune, the Imagine Dragons concert will take place on July 12 in conjunction with the All-Star Game being played on July 15 at Target Field…. Read more »

Manny Machado’s Bat Throwing: Anger? Or Frustration? [VIDEO]

There has been much speculation about what Manny Machado’s bat throwing incident yesterday might mean, and whether or not to believe his explanation that it was an accidental slip. The Baltimore Sun has a good roundup of the incident, including the blow-by-blow and the backstory, which involves Machado receiving a hard tag at third base… Read more »