Giancarlo Stanton will participate in Home Run Derby if asked

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

On Friday baseball got some fantastic news that could put a positive spin on what might be a very Kansas City All-Star weekend. Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has said that he would participate in the 2015 Home Run Derby if he's asked. Before the Marlins faced the Cincinnati Reds at ...

Video: Giancarlo Stanton launches longest home run of year

Friday, June 5th, 2015

You would expect Giancarlo Stanton playing at Coors Field would be must-watch television. On Friday night the Miami Marlins slugger proved that to be true, as he launched an enormous home run that instantly became the longest ball hit in the major leagues this year. The 484-foot blast to dead center ...

Video: Kris Bryant launches huge home run

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

I think it's fair to say that Chicago Cubs rookie phenom Kris Bryant has lived up to expectations. The 23-year-old third baseman was at it again Tuesday night as he launched a mammoth home run off of Wrigley Field's new video board beyond the left-center field bleachers. The solo shot ...

News Flash: Jeff Loria remains terrible to work for

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

When the Brewers fired Ron Roenicke a couple weeks ago, we speculated as to who would be the next big-league manager to get the axe. Foolishly, we cut our list of speculation short of Marlins manager Mike Redmond. Though the Marlins weren't off to the start they are capable of ...

Troy Tulowitzki could ask for trade from Colorado Rockies

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

For more than nine years, Troy Tulowitzki has been the face of the Colorado Rockies, but now there is a chance the 30-year-old will wind up playing elsewhere. On Tuesday, reports surfaced claiming the four-time All-Star was considering asking for a trade from the only franchise he has known. The Rockies ...

Kris Bryant hits first home run into new Wrigley Field bleachers

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

The Chicago Cubs opened their new left- and center-field bleachers on Monday and, fittingly, super-rookie Kris Bryant greeted the fans early. The 23-year-old phenom launched a two-run home run to left in the bottom of the first inning to christen the newly rebuilt bleachers. Monday was the first day fans were ...

Stephen Strasburg is hurt again

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

On Tuesday night, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg left his start after just three innings thanks to a shoulder injury. Strasburg appeared to be in some discomfort in the first inning, but continued to pitch before leaving early. It is yet another set back for a guy who seems ...

KYLE FARNSWORTH IS PLAYING FOOTBALL

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

  Some of us take a bit longer than others to find our true calling in life. Perhaps Kyle Farnsworth fits that bill. Farnsworth, who spent 16 years in the Major Leagues pitching for 11 teams -- 10 if you count his two separate stints with the Braves as one team, but ...