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  • Stalin Castro linked to two shootings in Dominican Republic.
    Starlin Castro cleared in another shooting in the Dominican Republic
    Yesterday, many news outlets and blogs were reporting that Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro had been involved in yet another shooting outside a Dominican Republic nightclub, this one in Monte Cristi, Castro’s home town. Three weeks ago he was...
  • Fans In The King's Court
    Seattle Mariners starting rotation: Early projections released for 2015
    The Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation likely won’t be settled until Spring Training 2015. A new report sheds a bit of light on the situation, though, and that includes potential bad news for one of the young arms. According to a...
  • Billy Martin of the New York Yankees
    Billy Martin remembered as a winning ballplayer
    Paying tribute Billy Martin on the 25th anniversary of his tragic death on Christmas Day in 1989, much has been written about Martin’s fiery nature as a manager, especially his many run-ins with the late George Steinbrenner. The persona that...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Trade won't change Ryan Howard
    Philadelphia Phillies: Trade won't change Ryan Howard
    The Philadelphia Phillies want to trade Ryan Howard. That transaction would enable the team and the player to move forward, but wouldn't instantly solve the team's second-greatest slugger's current issues.'The Big Piece' once...
  • Joe DiMaggio
    Top 10 MLB moments of the 1930s
    Baseball helped people forget about their problems during the Great Depression. The economic dislocation ruined millions of people. However, baseball provided a much needed diversion. The game introduced the All Star Game and Hall of Fame in the...
  • under consideration
    With a strong spring, Bradley could be in the rotation mix
    There might be one more significant present Diamondbacks’ general manager Dave Stewart would like to find this holiday season.With under two months remaining before personnel report to Salt River and the commencement of spring training,...
  • Russ Kemmerer of the Boston Red Sox
    Red Sox pitcher Russ Kemmerer, befriended by Ted Williams, dies at 84
    Russ Kemmerer was one of the first retired major league players that I interviewed in my quest to put together a book about playing through baseball’s integration of the 1950s. What started out as a discussion of his early years in the Red...
  •  Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Start-ups across the board
    Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Start-ups across the board
    Pecos League introduces Garden CityThe Garden City Wind has been introduced as the new Pecos League team, according to a league press release. Based out of Garden City, Kansas, the Wind will play their homes games at Clint Lightner Ballpark, the...
  • John Middleton will power Philadelphia Phillies' revival
    John Middleton will power Philadelphia Phillies' revival
    It's often noteworthy whenever the owner, or one of the owners, of a sports' team is mentioned by name. That's why growing awareness of John Middleton should encourage Philadelphia Phillies' fans.As has been widely reported,...
  • Blockbuster Cole Hamels' trade to San Diego Padres looms?
    Blockbuster Cole Hamels' trade to San Diego Padres looms?
    Any mention of a potential Philadelphia Phillies' blockbuster trade involving iconic ace Cole Hamels is worth noting. Alerts regarding 'Hollywood's' departure are hardly rumors, as the San Diego Padres' actions and Ruben Amaro&...
  • obtaining  power arm
    Have Diamondbacks' Moves Kept Pace with NL West?
    If the National League West Division was essentially a two-team race over the past few seasons, the race for the top just became a bit more crowded.Three teams continually chased the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers and now the party...
  • Ryan Bolden
    Former Angels top pick dead following argument
    Sad news has come out of the Los Angeles Angels organization this weekend, as a former top draft pick was shot to death Wednesday night in Georgia. A Fox affiliate in Atlanta has reported that the incident happened after a fight broke out over...
  • Rays blockbuster trade
    Rays send Myers to San Diego in a three-team, 11-player deal: Part 1
    The rumors of a Tampa Bay Rays blockbuster trade that began on Tuesday finally came to fruition on Friday, just after the noon hour when the team formally announced that outfielder Wil Myers along with catcher Ryan Hanigan and two minor league...
  • Tommy Bridges
    100 greatest Detroit Tigers #23: Tommy Bridges
    Tommy Bridges was the Tigers greatest pitcher before World War II. He debuted against Babe Ruth, pitched into the ninth with a no-hitter four times in two seasons, won 20 games three straight years, and led Detroit to its first world title. Age...
  • Justin Upton homers
    Kemp officially a Padre; catcher Norris acquired; Upton on way
    Christmas has come early for Padres Nation, with General Manager A.J. Preller dressed as Santa, lugging a bag full of power-hitting outfielders, all-star catchers, a couple veteran infieldersand the odd bargain-basement pitcher.For a team that has...