Bud Black has finally found a job. After striking out on finding a managing gig this offseason, coming close to landing the manager gig in Washington, the former Padres skipper will take his talents to Los Angeles and join the Angels organization as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler. Black joining the team probably doesn’t mean […]
Good news for Lloyd McClendon: Nearly two months after being dismissed by the Seattle Mariners, he has a new managerial gig. The relatively surprising news: Legendary Lloyd is going to be the manager for the Toledo Mud Hens, the Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. We can’t necessarily call this bad news, right? I mean, McClendon will […]
After the Twins won the posting for Korean first baseman Byung Ho Park, we wondered how the Twins would rectify their potential logjam at the corner infield and outfield positions. While no solution has even been broached yet, and hell, won’t be broached until the Twins actually sign Park, one possibility was the trade of […]
Just as the MLB offseason kicks into gear, the St. Louis Cardinals suffer a significant blow to their starting rotation. Lance Lynn will be out for the entire 2016 season after having reconstructive surgery on his right elbow. Lance Lynn underwent Tommy John surgery today and will miss the 2016 season.
Free agency hasn’t even truly started yet, and the top free agent on the market is already getting tied to a team by multiple sources. David Price and the Cubs have seemingly been a match for months, and as the hot stove season begins to kick up, reports are beginning to indicate that Price will […]
Bets between public figures on sporting events can often be lame. The mayor of one city bets the region’s favorite dish against the other city’s mayor, who offers up a case of his area’s best-known product. But celebrities can make such wagers more interesting, adding a little spice to events such as the World Series. […]
You know how at the end of every NCAA Tournament, CBS rolls out the “One Shining Moment” video? Well, MLB Network rolled out a similar Postseason recap video reliving some of the images of the Postseason. Those Wild Card games feel so long ago…but really, what a Postseason. So many great games and memorable moments, […]
The New York Mets got on the board first in Game 4 of the World Series thanks to this mammoth solo homer from Michael Conforto in the third inning. The Mets would add another run in the inning thanks to a Curtis Granderson sac fly that featured Alex Rios losing track of how many outs […]
The Miami Marlins have made a somewhat surprising move, as the Miami Herald is reporting they’ve fired general manager Dan Jennings. The Marlins haven’t officially announced the move. Jennings has been with the team since 2002, and was named general manager in 2013. This season was a tumultuous one for him, as he fired manager […]
Andy Green will be the next manager of the San Diego Padres according to Bleacher Report’s Scott Miller. The Padres were reported to be deciding between Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield and former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire as the club’s new manager, so this move comes completely out of left field. The […]
It doesn’t look like former Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will be unemployed for long. According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Mattingly and the Miami Marlins are nearing a deal that would make Mattingly the club’s third manager in less than a year, replacing Dan Jennings. Don Mattingly and the Marlins are […]
If a telecast of the World Series loses power so a national TV audience can’t watch the game, is anything happening on the field actually happening? The answer might actually be no, as far as MLB and Fox are concerned. During the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series, the Fox broadcast lost […]
If you bet on “inside-the-park home run” for how the first run of the 2015 World Series would be scored, congratulations! You are probably counting a lot of money right now. Game 1 of the World Series got off to an electrifying start for the home fans at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Royals leadoff hitter Alcides […]
Baseball lost a pair of larger than life legends this year, as both Ernie Banks and Yogi Berra passed away. MLB paid tribute to the pair with these videos. It’s a little dusty in here.
What’s the next stop for former Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington? Well, despite Cherington being a popular name in front office circles for a GM position this winter, his next job will be about as far away from the front office as former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro’s new job as Red Sox first base […]