Archive for the ‘MLB’ Category

Giancarlo Stanton’s season done; should he be MVP?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

It comes as no surprise to anyone who saw him hit the deck after gruesomely getting beaned in the face in Milwaukee, but slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been shut down for the rest of the season by the Miami Marlins. The only question remaining is whether he deserves to be ...

Q&A with San Francisco Giants reliever Sergio Romo

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

The life and career accomplishments of San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo were celebrated this week during a cocktail reception sponsored by Hennessy V.S at Infusion Lounge in San Francisco. Romo, a proud Mexican-American, 2013 All-Star and two-time World Series champion, became one of the best relief pitchers in MLB despite ...

Report: Miami Marlins to offer Giancarlo Stanton record deal

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

The Miami Marlins have a dubious reputation when it comes to retaining their best players. But a new report from Bob Nightengale claims the organization plans to change that image this winter. The team with the lowest payroll in baseball is ready to open up its purse and spend to win. ...

Arizona Diamondbacks fire general manager Kevin Towers

Friday, September 5th, 2014

His team's awful play finally caught up with Kevin Towers, who was relieved of his job as the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Tony La Russa, the franchise's chief baseball officer, delivered the long-expected news in a statement Friday morning, as the D-backs currently boast a record ...

The 10 Worst Owners in Sports

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Now that Donald Sterling has finally been removed as the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, we can finally take him off all the lists of the worst owners in sports. In fact, over the past few years, many of the long-time top contenders have left. Thanks to those departures, it's time to ...

Video: San Diego Padres make catches in stands on back-to-back plays

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

The San Diego Padres have had a largely miserable season. But things are looking up in the second half, as the Friars currently have one of baseball's best winning percentages since the All-Star break. At least they are giving San Diego's fans something to cheer for. They did that again ...

Denard Span is on fire, here’s a breakdown

Monday, August 11th, 2014

One of the most under-the-radar stories of the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been Denard Span's ridiculous turnaround. The Washington Nationals outfielder has been on fire for the past two months after a disappointing start to the season. After going 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, Span has now reached base ...

Report: San Diego Padres to hire A.J. Preller as general manager

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

The San Diego Padres are currently without a general manager after firing Josh Byrnes in the middle of the season. A report emerging Tuesday night claims they have finally made a decision on a new GM. Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Padres will hire Texas Rangers assistant general manager A.J. ...