Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center announced Miami Marlins pitcher Dustin McGowan has been named the 52nd annual Hutch Award winner. The award is given yearly to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of the legendary baseball player and manager Fred Hutchinson, for whom the cancer research center was named.
Major League Baseball's reigning home run champion has a new contract, and it's not the most expensive contract signed this winter. Not even close. Mark Trumbo, he of the league-leading 47 home runs in 2016, agreed to return to the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. Show More Summary
The number of businesses identifying themselves as “LGBT-certified” has tripled in the past five years as large companies, including Northrup Grumman Corp. and Major League Baseball, seek more diversity among suppliers. More than 900...Show More Summary
Jose Canseco has very strong opinions regarding Major League Baseball’s Steroid Era. Why wouldn’t he? He hit 462 home runs and won the 1988 American League MVP Award thanks to steroids. On Wednesday, the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the class of 2017. And with players from the Steroid Era expected to get voted […]
He once sued Major League Baseball, the Players Association and his own team's doctor at the same time.
Tomorrow, Major League Baseball is set to announce its 2017 inductions to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. In anticipation of this big announcement, here is a "top 10" list of the most deserving players that are currently omitted from Cooperstown: 10. Keith Hernandez: A five time All-Star [...]
Matt Garza, a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, recently took it upon himself to weigh in on women’s health care. On Jan. 12, actress Jessica Chastain tweeted her disappointment in the Senate’s recent vote to gut...Show More Summary
Let's pretend for a second that every player in Major League Baseball was on the trade block. Ignoring things like team need and franchise direction, who would be the most valuable trade chips in this hypothetical situation? That's what...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred has already decided three cases underBaseball's new domestic violence policy. However, the next case, involving star New York Mets relief pitcherJeurys Familia, maypresent the most challenging factual scenario for the commissioner to date. On the morning of October 31, 2016, Jeurys Familia was arrested and [...]
The Clippers bolted for Los Angeles, and now the Chargers have followed more than 30 years later. The Padres are the lone major sports team left in San Diego, and the only Major League Baseball team that does not have to share its market with an NFL, NBA or NHL team. Good for the Padres? Sure. ...
The commissioner of Major League Baseball and the president of the New York Yankees met with Donald Trump ahead of him being sworn in as president.
It is a 200 mile drive from Midtown Manhattan to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. But, for die-hard sports fans livingin the Big Apple, there is perhaps no better collection of easily-accessible Major League Baseballmemorabilia than ina small and unassuming Irish pub, located just blocks [...]
There were 113 suspensions in Minor League and Major League Baseball in 2016. Here is every one of them, and details on why you're probably looking at them wrong.
There isn’t a team in Major League Baseball that wouldn’t jump at the chance to sign Mike Trout, whose two MVP awards in his first five years of big league service vastly underrepresent how good he really is. And there isn’t a team that could afford to do so that wouldn’t throw hundreds of millions of dollars in his… Read more...
Major League Baseball already has a $300 million contract. Its first $400 million contract could come soon. Call it a hunch based on where Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are in their careers. The Baltimore Orioles' third baseman and the Washington Nationals' right fielder have much in common. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball has yet to issue a ruling on the potential suspension of Pirates’ third baseman Jung Ho Kang following a series of incidents including a sexual assault allegations and a DUI. But it seems increasingly likely that his off-field issues will cost him playing time at least in the World Baseball… Read more...
The PGA Tour’s TV rights remain locked with CBS, NBC and Golf Channel through 2021. Unlike Major League Baseball, the NBA, NFL and NHL, it doesn’t own its own network. However, as it looks towards the future, new commissioner Jay Monahan is hoping to change that. Show More Summary
That goes for a lot of what happened in Saturday’s other two bowls as well. Here’s something to know from all four games. A one-game series creates uncertainty When Major League Baseball installed a one-game wildcard playoff before the...Show More Summary
Shutterstock Two months ago, an epic battle between two of the longest-suffering fan bases in major league baseball took place to determine who would be this year's World Series champion. The Cleveland Indians (last World Series win: 1948) and Chicago Cubs (last World Series win: 1908) will faced each other in [...]
Much of the Major League Baseball offseason picture has been painted, yet it still looks incomplete. Though we have a better idea of how the remainder of the winter—and, subsequently, the 2017 season—may play out, there are still questions...Show More Summary