Minor league baseball players don’t make much money. Since 1976, MLB salaries have risen 2,500 percent while minor league salaries have only gone up 70 percent. Players in low-A ball start at $1,100 a month, while AAA players earn $2,150 per month. Show More Summary
As we march toward the end of the regular season, umpires are feeling more pressure to keep games going -- no matter the conditions.
I guess there are a few outcomes that can make a minor league baseball game more exciting than its major league counterpart, and fans certainly saw one of them in the middle of this New Orleans Zephyrs-Memphis Redbirds game. Memphis Redbirds player Jeremy Hazelbaker was beaned by a pitch in the fifth inning, which cleared […]
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The 2016 MLB All-Star Game on July 12 at San Diego's Petco Park is rapidly approaching, and this year's ballot closes Thursday, with the league announcing the full rosters next Tuesday. Major League Baseball released a final voting update...Show More Summary
Pastor James Marino, head of the San Diego Dream Center, says city officials have told him the group must stop feeding the homeless during July, when Major League Baseball's All Star Game comes to town. Merino says he plans to comply with the order, but reluctantly. Show More Summary
The Memphis Redbirds hosted the New Orleans Zephyrs this evening for some AAA action, and they treated their guests to a very spicy basebrawl. Apparently, Jose Urena tried to bean Jeremy Hazelbaker in the fifth inning, he charged the mound, and it was on. Read more...
On Monday, Major League Baseball unveiled the last All-Star voting update before it reveals the starters next month. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is the American League's top vote-getter (3,754,594), while Chicago Cubs first...Show More Summary
We’re officially in the dog days of summer, which means that while major league baseball games are still as important as they’ll ever be, the players get a little restless. And that means they’ll sometimes resort to weird immature stuff, like pranks in the clubhouse. This time around, while Emily Jones of Fox Sports was […]
The Angels entered play Saturday with the fifth-worst record in Major League Baseball. Three of the four teams worse than them entered this season hoping to lose. The 2016 season, to date, has been an unequivocal failure. But, five weeks away from the nonwaiver trade deadline and one week away...
FIGHT!! Friday night, The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and the High Desert Mavericks were in a fighting mood. Don’t know the back story of how this all started, but as you can tell by the video, somebody gets tossed from the game and all hell breaks loose as the two squads meet on the field to scuffle with […]
It's my favorite charity event of the year. On July 16, for the fifth consecutive year, the Minnesota Atheists will join forces with a local minor league baseball team, turning the St. Paul Saints into the "Mr. Paul Aints."They even have billboards publicizing the big event:
In the wake of the Orlando shooting massacre -- the deadliest shooting in the U.S. that targeted members of the LGBTQ community -- one collegiate summer baseball league team is trying to endear themselves to both LGBTQ supporters and...Show More Summary
The GM of the Battle Creek Bombers minor league baseball team says a promotion that encourages fans to bring their guns to Friday night's game... is just not that big of a deal. The event is called "2nd Amendment Education Night" -- and fans…
Hello and welcome to Bleacher Report's Future 50. This project aims to identify the 50 most promising prospects in Major League Baseball. Players must have rookie eligibility to qualify for consideration, so anyone with more than 130...Show More Summary
The 2014 teaming of Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Major League Baseball in 2014 resulted in the fun project, aptly-called Home Field Advantage. It's an 11-week series of videos featuring big leaguers in the homes, and the 2016 show launched today with Pederson.
Major League Baseball released the fourth All-Star voting update for the American League on Tuesday. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is the leading vote-getter. With 2,744,293 votes, he owns a commanding lead over Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters. The next round of voting updates will be released on June 28. More to follow. Show More Summary
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Members of the Southern California produce industry and their families who had ever fantasized about playing in a major league baseball park had a chance to realize that dream June 18.
Michael Jordan is many things—greatest basketball player of all time, business mogul, NBA executive, former minor league baseball player, meme. But did you know he was also a poet? It turns out a young, lovestruck Michael Jordan wrote an absolutely adorable poem to a grade school crush, and next week sports memorabilia auction house Goldin […]