It will be an all-Northern League baseball final on Saturday at Dodger Stadium in the City Section Division II championship game at 10 a.m. On Thursday in the semifinals at USC, Eagle Rock defeated Chavez, 3-1. Jacob Alvarez threw a one-hitter. In the other semifinal, Franklin fell behind, 5-0,...
Major League Baseball has weighed in for presumably the final time on the Hector Olivera situation: His indefinite suspension for alleged domestic violence now has an official…
Major League Baseball announced today that Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has been suspended without pay through August 1, for violating the Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy. The suspension is retroactive to April 30, meaning Olivera is suspended for 82 games in total. Read more...
Major League Baseball has completed its investigation into Saturday's national anthem mix-up involving the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus and has reaffirmed the Padres' findings that it was caused by human error, according to a statement released Thursday. The investigation was announced early this...
Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera has been suspended without pay through August 1 for violating Major League Baseball's joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. MLB announced the ruling Thursday and added...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball announced Thursday that they found no evidence of “malicious intent” at play in the humiliating incident involving the San Diego Gay Men’s Choir who were slated to perform the National Anthem at the Padres… Read The post MLB Says ‘No Malicious Intent’ in Padres’ Gay Chorus Incident appeared first on Towleroad.
Star Wars, David Bowie, back hair — and sometimes baseball — all help to get fans into the seats.
Another year, another season of Major League Baseball having more talented rookies than it knows what to do with. And if nothing else, that makes for enticing Rookie of the Year races. This year's Rookie of the Year contestants might not be quite as strong as a 2015 class that was among the best in recent memory, but it's no slouch. Show More Summary
Former Major League Baseball All-Star Bill Lee is pitching a quirky campaign platform in Vermont
Because you might be missing outside the ballpark Giants fans are lucky enough to not only root for Major League Baseball's greatest team, but also have a park located in San Francisco, right on the border of Mission Bay and South Beach. Show More Summary
Former Major League Baseball player Richie Lewis says he’s been struggling with depression ever since injuries cut his baseball career short after seven seasons in the big leagues. But his wife and children say Richie’s problems go far...Show More Summary
#RelationshipGoals... ? Kiss cam? Mid-game proposals? The Fresno Grizzlies have done one better (or worse). The minor league team has ordained their mascot and now he will be performing marriages during a game. Parker now an ordained minister & will perform official marriages at game Thurs. Show More Summary
Want to enjoy your best summer ever? Then load up your car with tackle and camping gear for an unforgettable fishing road trip. We’ve dreamed up 7 D.I.Y. adventures—all packed with amazing country, great food, and out-of-this-world fishing. Show More Summary
Major League Baseball is investigating a humiliating incident that took place involving the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus at the Padres’ Pride Night. As we reported over the weekend, the gay men’s chorus took the field to sing the nati… Read The post MLB to Investigate the San Diego Padres’ Gay Chorus Disaster appeared first on Towleroad.
Major League Baseball has reached a deal with Stance that will make them the "Official On-Field Sock" of the league. News sent the sock police into overdrive. Here's how the fashion of socks in baseball has its own passionate cultur...
San Clemente-based Stance on Monday announced a deal with Major League Baseball that will make the SoCal hosiery brand the official on-field sock of MLB. It's the second long-term, high-profile deal the label has locked in with a professional sports league, following on the sock-clad heels of becoming...
What if Scott Boras owned a Major League Baseball franchise? What if Drew Rosenhaus or Tom Condon was commissioner of the NFL? There's a reason sports agents aren't allowed to hold executive positions in the teams and leagues that employ their clients. Show More Summary
Dead money is a fascinating concept in Major League Baseball. Think back to the scene in Moneyball where Billy Bean explains to a disgruntled David Justice that the Yankees are paying half his salary. To play in Oakland. That is called dead money; when teams pay players to play somewhere else. Show More Summary
The Padres apologized while the game was still in progress. The president of San Diego’s major league baseball team has apologized to the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus after plans for them to sing the National Anthem went awry Saturday night, causing them to be booed off the field. Show More Summary
Out former Padres player Billy Bean, now Major League Baseball’s vice president of social responsibility and inclusion, has released a statement regarding the unfortunate incident which took place on Saturday night at Petco Park. As you may hav… Read The post MLB Ambassador for Inclusion Billy Bean Reacts to Padres’ Gay Chorus Incident appeared first on Towleroad.