Dexter Fowler to decline contract option, become free agent

After winning his first World Series, Dexter Fowler is ready to cash in during free agency. Fowler’s no stranger to making shrewd free agent decisions. He chose to re-sign with the Chicago Cubs late in spring training after being close on a three-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles. Fowler’s last-minute change turned out to be a […]

Report: Texas Rangers looking to move Derek Holland

The Texas Rangers are reportedly ready to move on from Derek Holland. Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball reports the Rangers are looking to clear Holland’s salary and have discussed a trade with multiple teams. “According to a source close to the situation, starting pitcher Derek Holland may have played his last game as a member […]

Perez discusses battle with Bell’s palsy: ‘I had to help myself blink’

Catcher Roberto Perez has helped propel the Cleveland Indians to the World Series due to his incredible defensive play and surprising offensive production in the playoffs. Perez was a key contributor in Game 1 vs the Chicago Cubs with two big home runs. Perez’s unexpected ascension was filled with overcoming obstacles. The most difficult being his […]

Padres GM AJ Preller

A.J. Preller says teams still discussing deals with Padres despite suspension

San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller’s reputation took a sizable hit after receiving a 30-day suspension by MLB after the Padres failed to properly disclose key medical information during trades. Padres president Mike Dee was fired, but somewhat surprisingly, Preller managed to retain his job. Now he’s back, Preller spoke to media saying the […]

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade make jersey bet on World Series outcome

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have teamed up once again, only this time, it has little to do with basketball. Wade posted a video on Twitter on Tuesday, challenging his former Miami Heat teammate to a bet on the outcome of the World Series. The Chicago Bulls guard asked the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar to agree […]

Report: The Red Sox might not fill open GM spot

The Boston Red Sox have an opening at general manager following the departure of Mike Hazen but aren’t reportedly in a hurry to fill it. Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe reports Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has backtracked on comments about hiring a new GM, admitting the organization was “still working on […]

Kershaw: Hendricks is like the Greg Maddux of this generation

Clayton Kershaw offered high praise when asked about Cubs starter and NLCS Game 6 opponent Kyle Hendricks. Speaking with media, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace compared the 26-year-old soft-thrower to Atlanta Braves legend, Greg Maddux, praising his ability at changing speeds and throwing pitches in the right place. “Well, he obviously had an amazing year,” […]

End of season post-mortem: 2016 Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays checked all the right boxes for a World Series run in 2016. Armed with a menacing middle order featuring reigning AL MVP Josh Donaldson, Edwin Encarnacion, Troy Tulowitzki and Jose Bautista, an overachieving pitching staff with the continually consistent Marco Estrada, 20-game winner J.A. Happ, and a breakout year from Aaron Sanchez, all the […]

Joe Maddon: Cubs ‘need to push back mentally’

The Chicago Cubs were stymied on both sides of the ball on Monday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers tidily defeated them 6-0 in Game 3 of the NLCS, taking a 2-1 series lead. The Cubs offense failed to show up for the second time in the series and the club’s pitching wasn’t much better. Manager […]

John Gibbons: ‘I still believe our offense is due to erupt’

The Toronto Blue Jays are in a tough spot, down three games to zero against the Cleveland Indians in the American League Championship Series. Blue Jays manager John Gibbons knows Toronto is in trouble but is hoping his team’s offense can burst out in game four. ”We’ve got our work cut out for us,” Toronto manager […]

Terry Collins says next season might be last with Mets

Terry Collins might be stepping away from the game after next season. The 67-year-old New York Mets manager spoke with Adam Rubin of and said after a physically trying season plagued by health problems, he needs to reevaluate his job going forward. “I just need to reevaluate at the end of this coming year […]

Clay Buchholz: Ortiz’s last game brought me to tears

David Ortiz’s storied career reached its end point on Monday after the Boston Red Sox were defeated 4-3 by the Cleveland Indians, effectively getting swept in the ALDS. The loss turned out to be longtime DH David Ortiz’s final game. Clay Buchholz, a Red Sox teammate with Ortiz since 2007, expressed sadness Big Papi would no […]

FS1 is getting pummeled for using new camera angles for the NLDS

In a MLB postseason which has featured an absurd amount of broadcast gaffes, Fox Sports 1 decided to enter the mix with some new strange camera angles during Game 1 of the NLDS between the San Francisco Giants and Chicago Cubs. FS1 has opted for whatever reason to use some variation of what ESPN used many […]

2016 MLB All-Surprise Team led by Kyle Hendricks, Mark Trumbo

The 2016 MLB regular season is over, and with it came plenty of surprises. While some players had career-worst seasons, others succeeded in unexpected ways — whether transitioning from benchwarmer to a regular, a regular to All-Star, or back-end starter to a Cy Young candidate. Here is The Comeback’s All-Surprise team for the 2016 MLB […]