Articles Tagged with mlb

Jon Lester’s Season Suddenly Looking Bright

Jon lester's season

Jon Lester heard the talk after his first couple of starts. He had a pretty poor beginning to his Chicago Cubs career, but Jon Lester likely knew that his talent was better than what he was showing on the field. After those first two starts, the Cubs ace has actually been pretty darn good. The… Read more »

Jorge Posada Critical Of Joe Girardi, New York Yankees In New Book

Jorge Posada Critical Of Joe Girardi, New York Yankees

One of most productive switch-hitting catchers of our generation, Jorge Posada, is critical of his former skipper and ballclub in his new book The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes. Posada, 43, is four years removed from his retirement from the game of baseball. A career in which the San Juan, Puerto Rico native posted… Read more »

Caleb Joseph Signs Autographs For ‘Imaginary’ Fans After Baseball Game

Caleb Joseph

Caleb Joseph decided to sign some autographs for the non-existent (imaginary, if you will) fans at Wednesday afternoon’s ball game. According to Sports Illustrated, the Baltimore Orioles catcher tried (successfully) to make people laugh by heading over to the empty stands, and pretending to sign an autograph. He also waved to the “crowd,” and took… Read more »

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 CBSSports.com 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 »