Mitch 'Wild Thing' Williams gets 'justice', wins $1.5M in suit against MLB Network - Sporting News

Thursday 22 June 2017

Awful Announcing Mitch 'Wild Thing' Williams gets 'justice', wins $1.5M in suit against MLB Network Sporting News Former MLB pitcher Mitch Williams has won a $1.5 million judgment in a civil suit against MLB Network, which fired him as an analyst in 2014 after disputed reports abo... Read more

Each NL contender's biggest need ahead of the MLB trade deadline - FOXSports.com

Thursday 22 June 2017

FOXSports.com Each NL contender's biggest need ahead of the MLB trade deadline FOXSports.com Unlike the wide-open American League, where are 15 teams are within 6.5 games of a playoff berth, the National League has far fewer postseason contenders. As things stand, the Nationals, Rockies, Dodg... Read more

MLB trade rumors and news for June 22nd, 2017 - MLB Daily Dish

Thursday 22 June 2017

MLB Daily Dish MLB trade rumors and news for June 22nd, 2017 MLB Daily Dish The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitte... Read more

MLB Metrics 101: Your Team Should Run Away from These Top Trade Targets - Bleacher Report

Thursday 22 June 2017

Bleacher Report MLB Metrics 101: Your Team Should Run Away from These Top Trade Targets Bleacher Report If they haven't already, teams across Major League Baseball need to start looking for help on the summer trade market. But which players would provide less help than expected? Sounds like a... Read more

MLB: Freddie Freeman plans to play third - Los Angeles Times

Thursday 22 June 2017

Los Angeles Times MLB : Freddie Freeman plans to play third Los Angeles Times Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman plans to move to third base to keep Matt Adams' bat in the lineup. Freeman was leading the National League with 14 home runs when his left wrist was broken by a pitch fro... Read more

Should MLB fix home plate collision rule after Anthony Rizzo's slide? - Yahoo Sports

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Yahoo Sports Should MLB fix home plate collision rule after Anthony Rizzo's slide? Yahoo Sports In 2014, Major League Baseball instituted the “Buster Posey rule” aimed at decreasing both the amount and the severity of home plate collisions. That rule may need an “Anthony Rizzo Amendment” in 2... Read more

Puerto Rico will host MLB series in 2018, first time since the Zika scare - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 21 June 2017

CBSSports.com Puerto Rico will host MLB series in 2018, first time since the Zika scare CBSSports.com MLB hasn't played a regular season game outside of North America since 2014, when the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers started the season in Australia. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico hasn... Read more

Top MLB DFS building blocks for Wednesday - ESPN

Wednesday 21 June 2017

ESPN Top MLB DFS building blocks for Wednesday ESPN Nolasco has allowed multiple home runs in an MLB -high nine starts this season and if that continues, I feel good in this trio. Tristan Cockcroft -- Yoenis Cespedes, New York Mets. While maybe DFS players will be loading up on Los Angeles Dodger... Read more

Addison Russell's wife files for divorce, won't talk to MLB about investigation - ESPN

Wednesday 21 June 2017

ESPN Addison Russell's wife files for divorce, won't talk to MLB about investigation ESPN MLB began its investigation earlier this month after Melisa Russell, in an Instagram post, accused her husband of cheating and implied that the couple was breaking up. A comment related to the post f... Read more

MLB, players' union donate $1M to Negro Leagues Museum - ESPN

Wednesday 21 June 2017

CBSSports.com MLB , players' union donate $1M to Negro Leagues Museum ESPN All those endeavors cost money, of course, and that's where Major League Baseball and its players' union have stepped in. They joined Wednesday to present a $1 million grant to the museum to help with operating... Read more

MLB Power Rankings: Blue Jays, Mariners, Rangers among AL resurrection stories - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 21 June 2017

CBSSports.com MLB Power Rankings: Blue Jays, Mariners, Rangers among AL resurrection stories CBSSports.com That has been the progression of how to make the playoffs in Major League Baseball . Now, it hasn't been straight dilution the entire time, as expansion teams have joined the fray. Still... Read more

The unsung hero on every contending MLB team - ESPN

Wednesday 21 June 2017

ESPN The unsung hero on every contending MLB team ESPN Who the heck does Eric Sogard think he is, anyway? Here I am, whiling away my winter months piecing together win forecasts for the 2017 season, updating depth charts with each hot stove maneuver, doling out anticipated portions of playing tim... Read more

Tuesday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Arenado clutch in big Rockies win - CBSSports.com

Wednesday 21 June 2017

CBSSports.com Tuesday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Arenado clutch in big Rockies win CBSSports.com Bellinger then socked five home runs in his first 11 MLB games. He wasn't going anywhere. Tuesday night, the rookie smashed his NL-leading 22nd home run. It was a first-inning blast ag... Read more

The Lost Prospects of Cuba - ESPN

Tuesday 20 June 2017

ESPN The Lost Prospects of Cuba ESPN An eight-year starter at first base for the Camagüey Alfareros, he had already seen dozens of his player friends leave Cuba and sign with MLB teams. His plane ticket was paid for by a man in the Dominican Republic whose name Bartolomé was afraid to say. Read more

Monday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Indians catching fire, Reds snap skid - CBSSports.com

Tuesday 20 June 2017

CBSSports.com Monday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Indians catching fire, Reds snap skid CBSSports.com Plus, the Reds snap their losing streak, the O's awful pitching and much more. Matt Snyder mugshot; by Matt Snyder · @MattSnyderCBS; 11m ago • 4 min read. Another week, anoth... Read more

MLB international spending soars above $200M for first time - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN MLB international spending soars above $200M for first time ESPN Bonuses for those players totaled $234 million in 2011, dropped to $223 million in the first year of the new rules and didn't reach their prior level until 2015's $249 million, according to Major League Baseball . Draft... Read more

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Tuesday - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Tuesday ESPN 4:02 PM PT. Paul Sporer. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Pinterest · Email · print; comment. There are many options to consider on Tuesday's full MLB slate, but certain pitchers and hit... Read more

Giants' Hunter Strickland loses appeal, begins serving six-game ban - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Giants' Hunter Strickland loses appeal, begins serving six-game ban ESPN Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he wasn't surprised by MLB's decision. "It's good to finally get this out of the way so we can focus on going forward," he said before Monday's game at SunTr... Read more

9 MLB players we'd love to see in the 2017 Home Run Derby - FOXSports.com

Monday 19 June 2017

9 MLB players we'd love to see in the 2017 Home Run Derby FOXSports.com MLB's Home Run Derby seems to have lost its luster in recent years. With some of baseball's biggest stars opting out of the All-Star festivities altogether in favor of a little R&R, the derby is lacking the bi... Read more

Fantasy 30: Return timeline for Astros arms, Pollock and more - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Fantasy 30: Return timeline for Astros arms, Pollock and more ESPN Even when you're a fan of one specific major league baseball team, it can be difficult to keep track of all of the news that surrounds your favorite club on a daily basis. However, when you're a fantasy baseball owner... Read more

Top MLB DFS building blocks for Monday's slate - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Top MLB DFS building blocks for Monday's slate ESPN Top MLB DFS building blocks for Monday's slate. Nelson Cruz isn't the only intriguing Seattle Mariners hitter you should consider in DFS Monday. Photo by Nick Wosika/Icon Sportswire. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook M... Read more

Aaron Judge is not the only MLB rookie hitting a ton of home runs ... - CBSSports.com

Monday 19 June 2017

CBSSports.com Aaron Judge is not the only MLB rookie hitting a ton of home runs ... CBSSports.com It's more than 'just' Aaron Judge, you know. And here's proof. and more » Read more

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 12 - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 12 Bleacher Report There's finally a new No. 1 team in our weekly MLB power rankings, as the Houston Astros have been bumped from the top spot amid a 4-8 stretch of games and some key injuries to the pitching staff. No... Read more

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 12 ... - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 12 ... Bleacher Report There's finally a new No. 1 team in our weekly MLB power rankings, as the Houston Astros have been bumped from the top spot amid a 4-8 stretch of games and ... MLB Power Rankings Week 12 | Y... Read more

The 30: The Dodgers, Rockies and Diamondbacks are the National League's finest 30. Philadelphia P...

Monday 19 June 2017

Sports Illustrated The 30: The Dodgers, Rockies and Diamondbacks are the National League's finest 30. Philadelphia Phillies (22–46 ... Sports Illustrated Hot on the Giants' heels for worst offense in MLB are the Padres, sitting pretty at 29th. Unlike the Giants, though, the Friars have a ... Read more

Trading draft picks should be allowed in MLB - SB Nation

Monday 19 June 2017

SB Nation Trading draft picks should be allowed in MLB SB Nation MLB's draft doesn't get the attention of its NFL or NBA counterparts, and there are a few reasons for that that the league can do nothing about. Drafted players, with rare exceptions, aren't helping out in a few months o... Read more

Family - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Family ESPN "When a child is born, the first thing Dad wants is for him to be a baseball player. He buys him his ball and his bat. We live baseball." Nelson Cruz, Mariners, Dominican Republic. "The first gift I received was a baseball bat. Baseball is in the blood ... Read more

Power Rankings: Can one club pull away from the NL West pack? - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

ESPN Power Rankings: Can one club pull away from the NL West pack? ESPN As the season creeps toward the midway point, we're starting to see some preseason assumptions begin to crumble. With their rotation wracked by injuries while they play .500 ball in June, the Astros are no longer a unanim... Read more

MLB trade rumors and news for June 19th, 2017 - MLB Daily Dish

Monday 19 June 2017

MLB Daily Dish MLB trade rumors and news for June 19th, 2017 MLB Daily Dish The MLB Daily Dish is a daily feature we're running here at MLBDD that rounds up roster-impacting news, rumors, and analysis. Have feedback or have something that should be shared? Hit us up at @mlbdailydish on Twitte... Read more

Ranking 2017 Draft Picks Who'll Reach MLB Fastest - Bleacher Report

Monday 19 June 2017

Bleacher Report Ranking 2017 Draft Picks Who'll Reach MLB Fastest Bleacher Report No 2016 selection has played in an MLB game, and 2015 headliners Dansby Swanson, Alex Bregman and Andrew Benintendi showed up last summer. High school stars Hunter Greene and MacKenzie Gore may define this class... Read more

Was Brendan McKay's so-so CWS outing a bad sign for his future plans? - ESPN

Monday 19 June 2017

Was Brendan McKay's so-so CWS outing a bad sign for his future plans? ESPN Fresh off the Major League Baseball draft, in which he was selected No. 4 overall by the Tampa Bay Rays, McKay went to dinner Thursday in Omaha with the Dick Howser Trophy committee and tended to media and practice obl... Read more

Sunday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: NL West trio keeps rolling - CBSSports.com

Sunday 18 June 2017

CBSSports.com Sunday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: NL West trio keeps rolling CBSSports.com Father's Day brought us some pretty entertaining baseball, especially if we look at the three teams at the top of the NL West. We'll get to that and so much more below in our daily roundup... Read more

Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Monday - ESPN

Sunday 18 June 2017

ESPN Daily notes: Pitcher and hitter rankings for Monday ESPN ... the streaming candidates are middling at best. However, the dearth of quality pitching means a bump in batters, so at the very least, you can take advantage of that and get your hitting off to a strong start as we approach the midp... Read more

MLB: Twins give JSerra's Royce Lewis a record bonus - Los Angeles Times

Sunday 18 June 2017

Los Angeles Times MLB : Twins give JSerra's Royce Lewis a record bonus Los Angeles Times The Minnesota Twins on Saturday signed Royce Lewis, the No. 1 overall pick in last week's amateur draft, giving the shortstop from San Juan Capistrano JSerra High a $6,725,000 bonus that's the lar... Read more

Fantasy baseball daily notes for June 18 - ESPN

Saturday 17 June 2017

ESPN Fantasy baseball daily notes for June 18 ESPN The first is, "Who holds the MLB record for starts in a season without a complete game?" In 1985, Bedrock started 37 games for the Braves, never tossing the full nine frames. The second is much more favorable, "Four relievers have ... Read more

Saturday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Trade chip Todd Frazier hits blast - CBSSports.com

Saturday 17 June 2017

CBSSports.com Saturday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Trade chip Todd Frazier hits blast CBSSports.com We've got 16 (!) games of MLB action for Saturday, including a healthy slate of day baseball, so let's dig in ... Final scores. White Sox 5, Blue Jays 2 (box score) Indians at Tw... Read more

Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings - Buffalo News

Saturday 17 June 2017

Buffalo News Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings Buffalo News 4. Arizona Diamondbacks. Lovullo won a lot of home games with Bisons, is MLB -best 26-9 as rookie skipper. (6). 5. Washington Nationals. Career-high five straight 10-plus strikeout games for Scherzer. (3). 6. New York Yankees. Fir... Read more

MLB needs to broaden its responses to domestic violence and abuse - Beyond the Box Score

Saturday 17 June 2017

Beyond the Box Score MLB needs to broaden its responses to domestic violence and abuse Beyond the Box Score This flawed mindset is not unique to MLB , but it is readily apparent in the league's approach to player misconduct, particularly when it comes to domestic violence and abuse. MLB is cu... Read more

The Freeze lost, and I don't even know what to believe anymore - Washington Post

Saturday 17 June 2017

Washington Post The Freeze lost, and I don't even know what to believe anymore Washington Post Whether it's Willie Mays stumbling around the outfield for the Mets, Joe Namath taking sad, gimpy snaps for the Rams or Muhammad Ali getting pummeled by Larry Holmes, at some point our heroes re... Read more

MLB Will Celebrate the “Players Weekend” in August - Brew Crew Ball

Saturday 17 June 2017

Brew Crew Ball MLB Will Celebrate the “Players Weekend” in August Brew Crew Ball MLB is easing up on the tradition and letting their players have some fun this year. In something new negotiated by the player's union, MLB players will be allowed to express themselves during a special weekend t... Read more

MLB Friday scores, highlights, updates, news: Scherzer just gets better with age - CBSSports.com

Saturday 17 June 2017

CBSSports.com MLB Friday scores, highlights, updates, news: Scherzer just gets better with age CBSSports.com Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge grew up in Linden, California, so his closest MLB team was the Athletics. The Yankees are in Oakland this weekend, so Judge is getting his first chance... Read more

Top MLB DFS building blocks for Friday - ESPN

Friday 16 June 2017

ESPN Top MLB DFS building blocks for Friday ESPN Similar logic should be applied when building a GPP MLB lineup, but it's not as obvious. It is reasonably safe to assume that Scherzer is going to be heavily owned tonight, so if you decide to fade him, why not buy in all the way? If Duda produ... Read more

MLB has a problem: There are no good nicknames in baseball anymore - Sports Illustrated

Friday 16 June 2017

Sports Illustrated MLB has a problem: There are no good nicknames in baseball anymore Sports Illustrated As you've likely heard by now, MLB is going to let its hair down a little and hand over the game to the youth for a weekend, allowing players to—among other things—put nicknames on the bac... Read more

These three MLB teams could be the biggest playoff surprises of 2017 - Sporting News

Friday 16 June 2017

Sporting News These three MLB teams could be the biggest playoff surprises of 2017 Sporting News These three MLB teams could be the biggest playoff surprises of 2017 · MLB . June 16, 2017 12:13pm EDT June 16, 2017 12:13pm EDT One of the reasons people love baseball is the game is always su... Read more

Keri the 10: Trade deadline buyers and sellers, O's grounded and more MLB notes - CBSSports.com

Friday 16 June 2017

CBSSports.com Keri the 10: Trade deadline buyers and sellers, O's grounded and more MLB notes CBSSports.com Welcome to this week's edition of Keri The 10! As always, we'll go around the majors with 10 stories that caught our eye from the past seven days. There will be numbers, and occ... Read more

Pablo Sandoval and 2017's Struggling MLB Stars It's Time to Give Up On - Bleacher Report

Friday 16 June 2017

Pablo Sandoval and 2017's Struggling MLB Stars It's Time to Give Up On Bleacher Report No MLB team wants to dump a sunk cost. Doing so admits failure and wastes resources on someone paid handsomely under the assumption of filling a large role. In some cases, an organization has no choice.... Read more

Thursday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Brewers win third straight over Cards - CBSSports...

Friday 16 June 2017

CBSSports.com Thursday MLB scores, highlights, updates, news: Brewers win third straight over Cards CBSSports.com The Major League Baseball schedule for Thursday brought us just 10 games, but that's certainly better than nothing. Here is everything you need to know about the day in baseball. ... Read more

MLB: Mets' Matt Harvey sidelined again - Los Angeles Times

Friday 16 June 2017

Los Angeles Times MLB : Mets' Matt Harvey sidelined again Los Angeles Times New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will be sidelined for several weeks with a stress injury to the scapula bone in the right shoulder, the latest setback to a career already slowed by Tommy John surgery and a thoracic ... Read more

MLB Launches Innovative Digital Learning Games To Kids Nationwide - Forbes

Friday 16 June 2017

Forbes MLB Launches Innovative Digital Learning Games To Kids Nationwide Forbes Kids can be brutally honest. When talking about her math class, fifth grader Amaya Hambric said: "In the computer lab, there was a lot of staring and stuff like that."[1] Translation: The students were bored... Read more

Aaron Judge's jersey is the hottest selling item in MLB - New York Post

Friday 16 June 2017

Aaron Judge's jersey is the hottest selling item in MLB New York Post There were more baseball jerseys sold with Judge's name on them than any other player since early May, MLB confirmed to The Post. In fact, the number of Judge jersey sales has more than doubled in the June 1-13 period c... Read more
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