The premier event in international baseball is coming to Los Angeles next year. Dodger Stadium will host the championship round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. Japan and South Korea competed in the 2009 WBC championship game at Dodger Stadium, one of...
It's that feeling we all know too well: when you have to hand off all your Olympic gold medals so you can comfortably throw a pitch at a Major League Baseball game. Formidable swimmer Katie Ledecky won five medals — four gold, one silver — in Rio. Show More Summary
It’s late in the 2016 Major League Baseball season and that means after well over 100 nights of working together, broadcasts can get just a little bit more light-hearted and slap-happy. That appears to be what happened last night as...Show More Summary
Oh no. FOUL!!! What has been reported as a break in a sewer line behind home plate at historic Calfee Park has grounds crews... ? The Southwest Times ??? 2016?8?23? Something went wrong at the Pulaski Yankees’ baseball park. Very wrong. Show More Summary
Mark’s Note: I thought “OCR” meant Optical Character Reader and I thought a “BattleFrog” was the name of a minor league baseball team. But that’s why I have guest bloggers… to bring in different perspectives. Today’s post, another from Paul Critchley, does just that. One of my passions (aside from helping folks along their Lean journeys!) […]
In 2015, Tim Tebow spent much of the offseason as an employee of the Eagles. He could possibly become an employee of the Phillies. But not likely. Via Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, Philadelphia’s Major League Baseball team will send a scout to Tebow’s baseball workout next Tuesday in L.A. But the Phillies reportedly are merely…
Major League Baseball has released the 2016 postseason schedule, Here's what the dates are and where to watch them.
It may be August, but Major League Baseball has released the 2016 postseason schedule. It begins on October 4th and 5th with the Wild Card Games and if the World Series goes the full seven games, it will end on Wedneday, November 2. Like last year, the World Series avoids M0nday and Thursday Night Football. Show More Summary
With the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season quickly approaching its conclusion, the full playoff schedule was officially released Tuesday. As seen in this tweet, courtesy of MLB Communications, the American League and National League Wild Card Games will take place on Oct. Show More Summary
Know when to make plans and when you’re staying in to watch the 2016 MLB postseason. Wondering what days you’ll have off for non-baseball activities in October? You’re now in luck, as Major League Baseball has released the schedule for the 2016 postseason. Show More Summary
The Dodgers, on pace for a fourth consecutive postseason appearance, would open the playoffs Oct. 5 or 7, according to the postseason schedule released Tuesday by Major League Baseball. The Dodgers have a 94% chance of making the playoffs as of Tuesday, according to Baseball Prospectus. The Dodgers...
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow will hold a workout for Major League Baseball teams Aug. 30 somewhere in Los Angeles, according to multiple media reports. All 30 MLB teams have been invited, USA Today reports. More than 20 organizations are said to have expressed interest in attending the showcase,...
Tim Tebow is expected to work out for representatives of 20 Major League Baseball teams next week in Los Angeles, ESPN reports. Tebow, who gave up playing baseball full-time in 2005 in order to concentrate on college football at the University of Florida, will work out Aug. 30. An all-state player as a junior at […]
Richie Lewis was an elite college pitcher and a dynamic Major League Baseball player who faced off against some of the biggest names in the sport. But now, his family claims Richie is a drunk who is embarrassing the family and slowly...Show More Summary
DraftKings, FanDuel and three other daily fantasy sports operators? were cleared to resume business in New York, just in time for the approaching NFL season and Major League Baseball playoffs
Starling Marte does everything very well, but few things incredibly well.
Lemuel Hawkins, Auto Theft (Federal), 1931 Lemuel Hawkins (October 2, 1895 – August 10, 1934) was an American first baseman in Negro league baseball. He played for the Kansas City Monarchs, Chicago Giants and Chicago American Giants from 1921 to 1928. He was 5’10” and weighed 185 pounds. In 1931 he was arrested for […]
Never in the history of Major League Baseball has a woman pitched in an official game. While we wait for such an event, Fox is exploring the groundbreaking possibility in their scripted series, Pitch.
In 1954, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed a kid from Van Nuys High School. His name was Don Drysdale. In the first professional stop of what would become a Hall of Fame career, the Dodgers sent him to their minor league team in Bakersfield. The California League has included a team in Bakersfield since...
Hitting a grand slam is typically cause for celebration. However, it was bittersweet for minor league baseball player Brandon Thomas, who hit a baseball out of the stadium and straight into the front windshield of his own car. SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary