Former ESPN baseball analyst Doug Glanville, who was let go by the network in April’s wave of mass layoffs, has an impressive new gig. The nine-year major league outfielder will teach a class at his alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, this fall. Show More Summary
Monday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at what could keep Shohei Ohtani from coming to MLB. Shohei Ohtani wants to come to Major League Baseball in time for the 2018 season, but there is now a holdup in that quest. MLB's Players Union doesn't like the posting system, and wants an agreement to change it. Show More Summary
Facebook’s venture into live sports streaming shows no signs of slowing. As the site has built up its Watch initiative, it has aired Major League Baseball, college football, and Champions League soccer, to name a few. And on Thursday, Facebook announced it will exclusively air 47 college basketball games between now and March. Show More Summary
To celebrate the opening of the Australian Baseball League season this year, RiotACT, Canberra Cavalry baseball team, and Rolfe Infiniti are running a competition for 15 lucky RiotACT readers to win a limited edition Canberra Cavalry Thanksgiving jersey! The season opens with the Brisbane Bandits playing the Canberra Cavalry in Brisbane today (16th November). The first […]
IT’S ABOUT TIME. We are closer than ever to a pitch clock in major league games! Think back on the 2017 season of baseball. Remember those four-and-a-half-hour games that seemed like they would never end, that sagged in the middle, and...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball hopes to establish an updated posting system with Nippon Professional Baseball by December, which would allow Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani to become the most prized free agent of the offseason. The Dodgers are considered a top candidate for his services. The most recent...
When baseball star Roy Halladay crashed his plane and died, it was a tragedy for people and an industry. It shocked family and friends who knew the 40-year-old, former major league pitcher. It also troubled makers of the ICON A5; it was the third fatality in the new design.......
Rep. Joe Barton is a big fan of the Texas Rangers, which play in his North Texas Congressional District. In this Facebook photo, Barton (second from left) wears the Major League Baseball club's jersey when he participates in the annual Republicans vs. Show More Summary
Jays president says make games faster is about “thinking about our future fans and the landscape we’re competing on.”
Minor League Baseball is coming to Watch on Facebook in a major way, with some humor, Bill Murray-style. Actor and comedian Murray and his brother, Brian Doyle-Murray, will host Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray's Extra Innings, an unscripted series produced by Oso Studios. The series debuts Monday, Nov. 20, and it will feature the brothers...
The actor and his brother will host an unscripted, 10-episode series about minor league baseball.
Hey, the Yankees have an opening... Monday morning, Carlos Beltran announced his retirement from baseball after 20 years in the league. He won a World Series ring with the Astros this year, at long last, and there’s not many things I...Show More Summary
Houston Astros veteran Carlos Beltran announced his retirement from baseball after a 20-year Major League career with a post titled "Muchas Gracias, Béisbol" on The Players Tribune.
Facebook Watch has set the premiere date for Bill Murray and Brian Doyle-Murray's Extra Innings, an unscripted series about minor league baseball hosted by the comedy brothers. The 10-episode digital series will debut Monday, November...Show More Summary
ESPN has outbid their competitors for major live television events rights, such as professional basketball (NBA), Monday Night Football (MNF) games, and Major League Baseball (MLB) games. However, that bill has come due because of declining cable subscribers due to cord-cutting among Millennials. ESPN had a massive wave of layoffs earlier this year, but reports […]
Balboni signed and returned my card in about three months or so - his big league career was winding down the time I started watching baseball, but I'm vaguely familiar with the lumbering, all-or-nothing slugger through his random junk wax era baseball cards. Show More Summary
This… this is quite the story. Josh Beckett had a very long and successful career pitching in Major League Baseball — including winning the World Series and being named World Series MVP with the Florida Marlins in 2003 — but he's apparently been, uh, practicing like a football player since he retired? The 37-year-old spent some [...]
A radio host shocked some of his listeners with a tirade targeting former big league pitcher Roy Halladay one day after the baseball star died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico. Autoweek reports that the rant by...
Coming off a successful postseason, Major League Baseball got some more good news. According to a new report, MLB saw a record in corporate sponsorship spending of $892 million, a jump of almost 8%. It comes after the 2016 World Series,...Show More Summary
Former Major League Baseball pitching great Roy Halladay was flying his private plane in an erratic and risky fashion immediately before he crashed the ICON A5 light sport aircraft — a plane often called a “sports car with wings” — into shallow waters off the coast of St. Show More Summary