Billye Aaron: Wife Of Baseball Great Hank Aaron Was A Trailblazer In Her Own Field

Billye Aaron may not have smashed baseball records like her famous husband, but the wife of the late Hank Aaron was a trailblazer in her own field. Family members announced on Friday that Hank Aaron had died at the age of 86. While his passing has led to many tributes about his life and record-setting […]

Hank Aaron Dead, Baseball Legend Dies At Age 86

Henry “Hank” Aaron has died. The baseball legend, who once held the MLB record for career home runs, died at the age of 86, according to a report by WSB-TV. The tragic news was confirmed by Aaron’s daughter. One of the greatest players in MLB history, Aaron’s career spanned 23 seasons — 21 with the […]

Steve Cohen Officially Completes Purchase Of MLB’s New York Mets

After spending more than three decades as the stewards of the franchise, the Wilpon family has officially relinquished majority control of Major League Baseball’s New York Mets. On Friday, the team officially announced that billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen — who had previously purchased a small stake in the Mets in 2012 — completed […]

Aaron Judge Trade Rumors Circulate After The Yankees Miss Another World Series Run

Due to yet another disappointing end to the New York Yankees season, the team may be looking to trade Aaron Judge prior to the start of the 2021 season, according to multiple baseball analysts. The right fielder’s past injuries, as well as the organization’s salary cap, both play a role in whether Judge will be […]

San Diego Padres Center Fielder Tommy Pham Stabbed In Altercation With Strangers

San Diego Padres outfielder Tommy Pham was stabbed in the lower back during an altercation around 10 p.m. Sunday night, according to a recent report from ESPN. Pham stated that after he left a strip club called Pacers Showgirls International, he got into an argument with a couple of people who were standing near his […]

Kenley Jansen May Be Out As Dodgers Closer

Kenley Jansen may be out as the Los Angeles Dodgers closer, per comments from team manager Dave Roberts after the team’s playoff matchup against the San Diego Padres. Per ESPN, the manager discussed his pitcher’s performance following his squad’s 6-5 win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series. “There wasn’t a conversation. I […]

San Diego Padre Manny Machado Hurls Numerous Curses At Dodgers Pitcher Brusdar Graterol For Celebrating

San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado lashed out at Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brusdar Graterol after he celebrated a defensive play that occurred in the seventh inning of Game 2 in the playoff series between the two teams, according to a report from TMZ. As the Padres trailed by just one point with a […]

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein Could Go To The Phillies After 2021

Theo Epstein may be a fit for vacancies in the Philadelphia Phillies front office, according to a Tuesday article from NBC Sports baseball writer Jim Salisbury. The speculation follows a Cubs press conference earlier this week in which Epstein, the current Chicago president of baseball operations, indicated that he would remain on the south side […]

Javier Baez Says Being Unable To Watch Video Of Previous At Bats Is A Factor In His Struggles

Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez didn’t hold back when he talked about his frustrations over not being able to review video of his previous swings in the middle of a game this year. Jesse Rogers of ESPN reported on Monday that the player mentioned his inability to review previous plays is having at least some […]

Jason Heyward’s Status For Monday Is Reportedly In Question After Going To The Hospital On Sunday

Chicago Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward left Sunday’s game in the 5th inning and at the time, there was a question as to why he had been lifted. Cole Little of CubsHQ reported the player departed the contest because he was feeling “under the weather.” While he might have originally just been feeling a little sick, […]

Brailyn Marquez Could Be Called Up By The Chicago Cubs In September, Analyst Says

The Chicago Cubs could bring up their top pitching prospect, Brailyn Marquez, at some point this month, Bleacher Nation’s Brett Taylor wrote on Friday. He noted that The Athletic’s Sahadev Sharma was the first to float the idea in his latest article. “For now, the Cubs will try to piece everything together and then reevaluate […]

Chicago Cubs Form Partnership With DraftKings To Put A Sportsbook At Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs have forged a new partnership with DraftKings that will eventually lead to a sportsbook being placed at Wrigley Field, TMZ Sports reported on Thursday. While allowing in-person wagering at a baseball stadium was once thought inconceivable, times have changed and the state of Illinois has taken steps to allow such endeavors. The […]

Cameron Maybin Is Rumored To Be A Trade Target Of The Chicago Cubs

Cameron Maybin might be leaving the Detroit Tigers soon, and Evan Woodbury of believes he could be a Chicago Cub by the start of next week. While the NL Central frontrunners have mostly been talked about when it comes to relievers, the writer said The Athletic reported the team is also looking for outfield […]

Pedro Strop’s Trip To Chicago Has One Analyst Believing He’s Signing With The Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly in the market for relief help, and at least one analyst thinks that means they could be setting up a reunion with an old friend. The Cincinnati Reds recently released Pedro Strop, and Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation wrote on Thursday that he thinks the former closer’s return to the […]

Royals’ Trevor Rosenthal Rumored To Be On The Trading Block

Kansas City Royals closer Trevor Rosenthal is off to a career-best start to the year, and because of that, he’s getting mentioned in several trade rumors. Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation wrote on Tuesday that the Chicago Cubs are one of the squads possibly interested. The writer cited a recent “mailbag” article by Derick Goold […]

Jose Quintana Is Ready To Return To The Chicago Cubs But His Role Reportedly Hasn’t Been Determined

Jose Quintana is reportedly ready to return to the Chicago Cubs, but his manager, general manager and team president aren’t quite sure what role he’ll return to, Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation wrote on Sunday. Quintana injured his thumb on the eve of summer camp. A deep cut to his thumb, apparently suffered while doing […]

Chicago Cubs Could Try To Trade For Kevin Gausman Since They Have Before, Analyst Says

The Chicago Cubs have two starters on the injured list that they were counting on at the beginning of the season, and that means they could be going after another pitcher before MLB’s trade deadline. Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation wrote on Friday that one hurler the Cubs might go after is San Francisco Giants […]

Trevor Bauer Rips Scott Boras After Reportedly Being Accused Of Leaking Coronavirus Results

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer continued what has been called a “long-standing” beef with agent Scott Boras on Saturday, according to Tyler Conway of Bleacher Report. Bauer reportedly fueled the feud by posting on Twitter. In the post, he claimed that Boras wants to shut Bauer’s video blog down. He also said the super-agent isn’t […]

Ryan Christenson Apologizes For ‘Unintentionally’ Mimicking Nazi Salute While Congratulating Players

Oakland Athletics‘ Ryan Christenson issued an apology on Thursday after he was caught on video gesticulating in a way that onlookers said appeared to be quite similar to the Nazi salute. A video surfaced online not long after Christenson performed the arm motion. Some wondered if they were really seeing what they thought they were […]

Yoenis Céspedes Didn’t Show Up For Sunday’s Ballgame But Team Personnel Don’t Believe He’s In Danger

New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Céspedes didn’t show up for his team’s game on Sunday morning. New York Newsday reporter Tim Healey reported on Twitter shortly after the franchise’s game began that Céspedes wasn’t out of the lineup for a normal day of rest. Instead, he was scratched because he never showed up to the […]

Craig Kimbrel Is In The ‘Middle Of Conversations’ With The Cubs About Whether He’s Still The Closer

It’s not clear whether Craig Kimbrel is going to take the ball in a save situation for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday or the near future, should such a situation occur. The team’s manager, David Ross was asked on Saturday about the situation and NBC Chicago writer Maddie Lee reported on Twitter that his response […]

Lorenzo Cain Opts Out Of Season As More MLB Players Test Positive For Coronavirus

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Lorenzo Cain has decided to sit out of the rest of the 2020 MLB season. Cain’s decision was first reported on Twitter through the team’s official Twitter account on Saturday. The decision came not long after Major League Baseball announced his team’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals was postponed for a […]

Cubs’ Steven Souza Calls Out Player Behavior Amid Reports Of A Potential MLB Shut Down

Chicago Cubs outfielder Steven Souza Jr. is not pleased with how some Major League Baseball players have been conducting themselves since the league restarted earlier this month. On Friday, he took to Twitter to share his displeasure about the mini coronavirus outbreaks that have popped up on several different teams this week. “Every player in […]

Rob Manfred Reportedly Warned The MLBPA That A Shutdown Could Be Coming If Coronavirus Infections Continue

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred reportedly had a meeting with the Players’ Association on Friday where he told its president, Tony Clark, that the baseball season could be on the verge of shutting down for good. ESPN‘s Jeff Passan wrote that Manfred gave an ultimatum to Clark and said that people are going to […]

MLB’s Punishment Of Joe Kelly Is ‘Tough But Fair,’ Analyst Says

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Joe Kelly was suspended for eight games earlier this week after throwing pitches that nearly hit a couple of Houston Astros players. While most of the baseball world has been up in arms over the length of the suspension, Bleacher Report‘s Zachary Rymer wrote on Wednesday that while the punishment was […]

Patrick Mahomes Becomes Part-Owner Of The Kansas City Royals, Youngest Ever Among ‘Big 4’ Sports Leagues

Patrick Mahomes is now the newest member of the Kansas City Royals’ ownership group, according to a statement on Twitter that can be viewed here. The Chiefs’ franchise quarterback was introduced to the public by team chairman, CEO, and majority owner John Sherman. “We are very proud and excited to have Patrick as our partner […]

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred Has No Plans To Pause Season Despite Marlins’ COVID-19 Outbreak

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has no plans to cancel or pause the recently begun 2020 season despite multiple Florida Marlins testing positive for COVID-19, CBS Sports reported. The 61-year-old lawyer-turned-baseball executive addressed team owners on a weekly conference call Monday afternoon that included no talk of a cancellation or contingency plan of any […]

Mike Trout Announces He Will Play 2020 Season Despite Coronavirus Concerns

Mike Trout was the biggest name in Major League Baseball who was still considering sitting out the 2020 season, but on the eve of opening day, the Los Angeles Angels star said he will indeed play. Dylan Hernandez of The Los Angeles Times posted the player’s announcement on Twitter. “I’m playing,” Trout said. The outfielder […]

Clayton Kershaw Declares ‘We Must Unapologetically Say Black Lives Matter’ In Dodgers Outreach Video

Pitcher Clayton Kershaw appeared alongside several of his L.A. Dodgers teammates in an outreach video to raise awareness for racial equality and the Black Lives Matter movement, The Athletic reported. The video was made following Kershaw’s Zoom call with several African American community leaders across the Los Angeles area. “For centuries, the Black community has […]

Chicago Cubs Planning On Having Kipnis, Hoerner Split Time As Second Base Starters

The Chicago Cubs think they have their second base position figured out for the 2020 season. Cubs beat writer Jordan Bastion took to Twitter on Saturday to explain that the starting spot will see a split between two players who are relative newcomers — Jason Kipnis and Nico Hoerner. Kipnis is a newcomer to the […]

Toronto Blue Jays Won’t Be Allowed To Play Their Home Games In Canada

Assuming the Major League Baseball season goes on as scheduled this summer, the Toronto Blue Jays won’t be able to play their home schedule in their usual stadium. According to the Associated Press, the Canadian government ruled on Saturday that the Blue Jays won’t be able to stage any matchups in Canada. Immigration Minister Marco […]

Yasiel Puig Is Reportedly A Free Agent Again After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

Yasiel Puig thought he had found himself a new team in the Atlanta Braves earlier this week, but it turns out the outfielder is still looking for a new home after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Puig announced the news on his Instagram and Twitter pages, offering an apology to his fans in […]

Daniel Bard Makes Return To Major League Roster With Colorado Rockies After Seven Year Absence

Daniel Bard was informed by the Colorado Rockies he made their opening day roster on Friday. As Blake Schuster of Bleacher Report wrote, the news means the pitcher is set to make his first appearance in the Major Leagues in seven years. The Rockies announced Bard, outfielder Matt Kemp and short stop Chris Owings made […]

Anthony Rizzo Aiming For, But Not Promising To Be Ready For Cubs’ Opening Day

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo wants to play on opening day, scheduled for later this month, but he may not be ready by then. As Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation reported on Thursday, Rizzo doesn’t want to push himself to come back early because it may exacerbate his current back injury. The Cubs‘ team […]

Cubs’ Adbert Alzolay’s Complaints About Per Diem Were ‘Misleading,’ Analyst Says

Chicago Cubs prospect Adbert Alzolay made some waves on Thursday when he posted a now-deleted tweet about the conditions players at the club’s alternate training site in South Bend, Indiana, according to Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports. The analyst also said the comments from the young pitcher were a bit misleading. On Thursday, Alzolay took […]

Cubs’ Craig Kimbrel Looking To Add A Changeup To His Pitching Repertoire

Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel is looking to add a changeup to the pitches he currently throws after spending most of his career as a two-pitch pitcher. Bleacher Nation‘s Brett Taylor reported on Thursday that Kimbrel talked to The Athletic and said the changeup is a pitch he’s been working on for a while now. […]

Brandon Morrow Reportedly Released By The Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs have cut ties with oft-injured former closer Brandon Morrow, officially releasing him on Wednesday afternoon. Baseball America was the first to record the transaction through its minor league transactions page. Brett Taylor of Bleacher Nation later reported that the team likely made the move in large part because of the realities of […]

Rob Manfred Reportedly Offered To Cancel Universal DH, Expanded Playoffs In 2021

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred reportedly made a last-ditch effort to come to an agreement with the players’ union on the terms of a return to baseball on Sunday afternoon. Jeff Passan reported on Twitter that Manfred talked to Players Association president Tony Clark and offered several concessions in order to attempt to reach a deal. […]

Calvin Griffith Statue Removed By Minnesota Twins Over Racist Comments

The Minnesota Twins announced on Friday they were removing a statue of the team’s founder. The statue of Calvin Griffith is coming down, according to ESPN, because of comments the former owner made after the Twins moved from Washington to Minnesota and changed their name from the Washington Senators. Griffith moved the franchise just before […]

Torii Hunter Says He Was Called The ‘N-Word’ 100 Times In Boston

While protests against police brutality continue around the country, several current and former athletes have come forward with stories of bigotry and discrimination they encountered over the course of their careers. On Thursday, Major League Baseball great Torii Hunter went on ESPN Radio’s Golic & Wingo and explained it was racism that kept him from […]

Major League Baseball Player’s Union Reportedly Makes Official Offer To Start 2020 Season

The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has reportedly made its official counteroffer to the owners in order to start the 2020 season. The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin reported on Twitter that the union is looking to put together a 114-game season that would begin as soon as June 30. Shaikin said other aspects […]

The MLB 2020 Draft Will Be Held Remotely For The First Time

The MLB will hold its first remote draft next month. According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Twitter, the league will hold its draft remotely in June for the first time in its history. Day 1 of the draft is set to take place on June 10 and will include the first round […]

Boston Red Sox Lose Draft Pick, Receive Staff Suspensions For 2018 Sign-Stealing

The Boston Red Sox were handed down penalties for allegedly using electronic equipment to steal signs from their opponents, as Major League Baseball announced the outcome of their months-long investigation into the team on Wednesday afternoon. The Athletic‘s Ken Rosenthal was among the first to report on the outcome on Twitter, saying the Boston will […]

Cubs’ Anthony Rizzo Is Concerned A Late Start To 2020 Could Negatively Impact Next Season

Chicago Cubs’ first baseman Anthony Rizzo wants to play the 2020 season as much as anyone, but he has some concerns about what a late start means. More specifically, he talked on Friday about what a season that goes into November or December means for the 2021 season. Mike Chiari of Bleacher Report noted that […]

Mets’ Marcus Stroman Thinks Kyle Larson’s Career Should Be Over After Using Racial Slur

New York Mets pitcher Marcus Stroman recently weighed in on the Kyle Larson issue, saying the NASCAR driver needs his a** beat after using a racial slur. Stroman also said Larson should never be allowed to race professionally again. The MLB player posted his thoughts on his Twitter account Tuesday, making it clear he didn’t […]

Kris Bryant Announces Birth Of First Child After Months Of Teasing

Kris Bryant was making the publicity rounds quite often before professional sports took an extended hiatus. The Chicago Cubs third baseman seemed to be finding new confidence in front of microphones and cameras during the team’s spring training. Among the many topics he discussed was the upcoming birth of his first child. Now the day […]

Major League Baseball Reportedly Discussed Playing All Games In Arizona Among Options For Regular Season

Major League Baseball is still trying to figure out how exactly it can carry out a season in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak. Monday was reportedly another day where the league held numerous conference calls, including a couple with representatives of the players union in order to figure out just how baseball can come […]

New York Yankees: Aaron Judge Position Change Reportedly Not In The Cards

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone threw some cold water on any talk that Aaron Judge might play a different position in 2020. The outfielder is dealing with a fractured rib and there had been some rumors that a move to first base was on the table. The idea was that it would be less […]

Chicago Cubs: Jason Heyward Donates $200K Toward Coronavirus Relief, Food Pantries

The Chicago Cubs might not be playing any baseball right now but that doesn’t mean the members of the team don’t feel a connection with their fans. Knowing that their troubles are the least of the problems caused by the coronavirus outbreak, several major leaguers have announced various initiatives to help the public. Jason Heyward […]

The St. Louis Cardinals Fined Jack Flaherty For Not Signing The Contract They Offered

The St. Louis Cardinals raised some eyebrows around baseball Monday morning when it was revealed the team fined its ace for not signing his new contract. For the second straight year, Jack Flaherty and the team could not agree on a contract both sides liked, so the Cardinals imposed a salary on him. That’s not […]