Los Angeles Dodgers have baseball’s biggest payroll

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The New York Yankees had owned baseball's biggest payroll in each of the past 15 seasons. That streak ended on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and their projected payroll of $235 million topped all of Major League Baseball. The last time the Yankees weren't atop the payroll rankings was way ...

Jarrod Parker to undergo second Tommy John surgery

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Jarrod Parker has developed into one of the Oakland A's best pitchers and a guy who could develop into one of the top righties in the American League. Unfortunately that will have to wait, as Parker will undergo Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow for the second time. A few ...

Cubs add Theodore Roosevelt Lilly to front office

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

We're not ones to mix our presidential metaphors, but it is beginning to look like a Cubs World Series title is (manifest) destiny. See, the last time the Cubs were the kings of the baseball world, Theodore Roosevelt was in office. And after a century of tinkering (hidden Cub pun!) with ...

Johan Santana signs with Baltimore Orioles

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

After a year on the sidelines, two-time Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana signed with the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday. Santana is coming off major shoulder surgery and no one knows what he will actually offer the Orioles, but now he's on board and it will be interesting to see ...

Ozzie Smith and Budweiser try to make Opening Day a holiday

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith has teamed up with Bud -- as in Budweiser, not Bud Selig -- in an attempt to make baseball's Opening Day an official national holiday. The two St. Louis institutions have teamed up to start a petition with the White House's "We the People" web ...

Report: Players want Alex Rodriguez kicked out of union

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will miss the entire 2014 season thanks to a 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. While that may seem like the worst news the 38-year-old could have gotten, things may have actually gone even further downhill for him. On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that ...

Pablo Sandoval says he’s lost 42 pounds this offseason

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

UPDATE: Now Sandoval denies making any comments about his weight. Part of San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval's charm is the fact that he's ridiculously out of shape. It makes him really fun to watch. Unfortunately those days may be in the past. Sandoval has told MLB.com Venezuela correspondent Rafael Rojas ...

Chicago Cubs new mascot is, well, a mascot

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Much to the derision of team fans and internet wise guys -- two categories I happen to fit in -- the Chicago Cubs unveiled a team mascot for the first time in decades on Monday. It's easy to see why there was backlash. Clark the Cub is quite a ridiculous looking ...