Articles Tagged with mlb

Yasiel Puig Receives Death Threats, Miraculously Plays On

Yasiel Puig Threatened by Human Traffickers.

Yasiel Puig is one of the brightest young stars in major League Baseball, but now that details of some of the traumatic things that are going on in Yasiel’s life are coming to light, one can’t help but ask: “How is this guy able to play baseball with stuff like this on his mind?” According… Read more »

Upon Further Review, MLB Instant Replay Expansion Gets Green Light

MLB Instant Replay Expansion Approved

The proposed expansion of Major League Baseball’s instant replay procedure received unanimous approval Thursday, as all 30 MLB franchises tipped a cap to the sweeping changes in the review procedure. The announcement came at the conclusion of MLB’s quarterly owners’ meeting. The new protocol decrees that managers will receive at least one challenge per game… Read more »

New RBI Baseball Game Returning in Time for Spring Training

New RBI Baseball 14 Game

The classic RBI Baseball game series is making an appearance again after almost 20 years absent from video game consoles, with the last release being in 1995, titled RBI ’95. Major League Baseball Advanced Media today announced that RBI Baseball 14 will make its debut in the spring. MLBAM is a limited partnership of the… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Banned For Entire 2014 Season

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez will not be playing baseball anytime this year. MLB arbitrator, Fredric Horowitz has ruled that the New York Yankees star be suspended for the entire 2014 professional baseball season. According to Yahoo! Sports and several other media outlets, an independent arbitration ruling was declared this morning. The ruling is due to Rodriguez’s violation… Read more »

‘True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans’ Says Curtis Granderson

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“True New Yorkers are Mets fans,” is a comment that is sure to get newly signed New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson into a lot of trouble. It may not have been such a big deal if Granderson’s last team wasn’t the New York Yankees. Granderson made the comment in his press conference on Tuesday… Read more »

Jay-Z Seals Robinson Cano Deal with the Seattle Mariners for $240M

JayZ

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 »

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 »

Carlos Beltran Injured, Suffers Right Rib Contusion In Game 1

Carlos Beltran Injured In First Game of World Series

St. Louis Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran played in the MLB for 16 years without a World Series appearance. On Wednesday, he exited that series in Game 1 against the Boston Red Sox. Beltran suffered a right rib contusion in the bottom of the second inning. The outfielder was running for a ball when he… Read more »

Don Mattingly Still Unsure About His Dodgers Future

Don Mattingly at the Los Angeles Dodgers - Future Unknown

A first-round playoff victory over the Atlanta Braves has vested the 2014 contract option of Don Mattingly, however, he may choose not to return. According to Mattingly he isn’t happy about how he was forced to manage the clubhouse in his last year on contract. “When you’re put in this situation, the organization basically says,… Read more »

Allen Craig’s Foot Injury Won’t Keep Him From World Series

Allen Craig and the St Louis Cardinals

Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says his foot injury won’t keep him out of what is sure to be a hard fought World Series against the Boston Red Sox. Speaking to reporters on Sunday Craig said, “I’m happy with where I’m at. No complaints. I’m happy to be on the roster and give it a… Read more »

Albert Pujols Sues Jack Clark For Defamation

Albert Pujols Sues Jack Clark

Albert Pujols sued Jack Clark for defamation related to his accusation that the Angels slugger used performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs). The lawsuit isn’t surprising, considering Pujols warned Clark he would take legal action. Paperwork to follow through was filed on Friday in Missouri. The Angels slugger accused Clark of disseminating “malicious, reckless and outrageous falsehoods” about… Read more »

A-Rod Sues MLB, Bud Selig Over ‘Witch Hunt’

A-Rod Suing MLB Bud Selig

Alex Rodriguez is suing MLB and Commissioner Bud Selig over what he called a “witch hunt.” The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in New York State Supreme Court by A-Rod’s lawyers. The suit alleges that Selig and Major League Baseball sought to smear A-Rod’s reputation and “gloss over” the commissioner’s past inaction over performance-enhancing drugs… Read more »