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  • Right fielder Hunter Pence has spent two seasons fighting injuries, so the San Francisco Giants will need him to be healthy in 2017 if they

    3 big reasons the San Francisco Giants can break the even-year playoff jinx in 2017

    The 2017 Major League Baseball season is approaching, and the San Francisco Giants have a funny little rhythm going. They made the postseason in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 but the team missed the playoffs in 2011, 2013 and 2015. This is nothing new for the Giants, actually, as the team has made the...
  • Marcus Stroman 

    Marcus Stroman developing into a big game pitcher

    There is no doubt that Marcus Stroman of Medford, New York has pitched very well in some big games for the Toronto Blue Jays over the last couple of seasons. On Wednesday in Los Angeles, Stroman pitched very well in a big game for the United States against Puerto Rico in the final of the 2017 World...
  • The Oakland A's have won four World Series titles in the East Bay, and as the team prepares for its 50th season here, the Coliseum proudly d

    A's to celebrate 50 years in Oakland this season with 'Spirit Week' from March 27-31

    The Oakland Athletics begin the 2017 Major League Baseball season on April 3 when they host the Los Angeles Angels at the Oakland Coliseum. This will be the 50th season in the East Bay for the A's after they moved from Kansas City after the 1967 season. In the 49 prior seasons in Oakland, the team...
  • Tanner Roark 

    USA has chance to win their first ever World Baseball Classic

    The World Baseball Classic is still in its relative infancy. This is only the fourth tournament since it started in 2006 and until each national team has its best players without Major League Baseball interference. That said, tonight has the potential to be very special at Dodger Stadium in Los...
  • Eric Hosmer 

    Hosmer leading USA in runs batted in during 2017 World Baseball Classic

    Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer of Miami, Florida has shown impressive signs of timely hitting for the United States at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Hosmer leads the United States with five runs batted in during the first six games of the tournament.  Hosmer recorded his first two...
  • Danny Duffy 

    Royals ace Danny Duffy has pitched great for USA at 2017 World Baseball Classic

    Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy of Goleta, California has had an excellent World Baseball Classic for the United States to date. Duffy has won two games for the Americans and has a sparkling earned run average of 1.13 in eight innings of work.  Duffy recorded the win in an 8-0 United...
  • Geovany Soto 

    White Sox catcher dilemma: Soto vs. Narvaez

    The Chicago White Sox have a dilemma on their hands when it comes to the catcher position to start the season. They have a choice of going with the experienced Geovany Soto, who the White Sox signed on Jan.5 to a minor league contract or Omar Narvaez, who played in 34 games during his White Sox...
  • Joe Blanton 

    Blanton must put poor 2016 NLCS behind him for Nationals

    In order for Joe Blanton of the Washington Nationals to have a productive 2017 Major League Baseball regular season, he must be much better than he was in the 2016 National League Championship Series while with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In three innings of work with the Dodgers against the eventual...
  • Matt Wieters 

    Nationals sign Matt Wieters from Orioles

    The Washington Nationals signed catcher Matt Wieters of Charleston, South Carolina from the Baltimore Orioles. The terms of the deal are for two years and $21 million.  Expect to see Wieters take over catching duties from Daniel Norris, who the Nationals acquired in the off season from the San Diego...
  • Richard Bleier 

    Yankees trade Bleier to Orioles

    The New York Yankees traded Richard Bleier of Davie, Florida to the Baltimore Orioles for a player to be named later or cash on Tuesday. Bleier, a left handed pitcher, could be part of the Orioles' bullpen in 2017.  In 23 games with the Yankees in 2016, Bleier did not record a decision, but had an...
  • Franklin Gutierrez 

    Dodgers sign outfielder Franklin Gutierrez

    The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Franklin Gutierrez from the Seattle Mariners to a one year contract worth $2.6 million. A native of Caracas, Venezuela, Gutierrez is 34 years of age and is primarily a rightfielder.  In 98 games in 2016, Gutierrez batted .246 with 14 home runs and 39 runs...
  • Jered Weaver 

    Padres sign Jered Weaver from Angels

    The San Diego Padres signed pitcher Jered Weaver of Northridge, California to a one year contract worth $3 million. Weaver has spent his entire Major League Baseball career with the Los Angeles Angels. His career has lasted the last 11 Major League Baseball seasons.  In 31 games with the Angels in...
  • Mike Napoli 

    Rangers sign Mike Napoli from the Indians

    The Texas Rangers signed first baseman Mike Napoli from the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Terms of the deal are for one year and $8.5 million.  Napoli, a native of Hollywood, Florida, has now joined the Rangers for the third time in his Major League Baseball career. He previously played for the...
  • Sergio Romo

    Dodgers sign pitcher Sergio Romo from Giants

    The Los Angeles Dodgers signed pitcher Sergio Romo from the San Francisco Giants to a one year contract worth $3 million on Wednesday. A native of Brawley, California, Romo has pitched the last nine seasons with the Giants and was an all-star with the Giants in 2013.  Romo ended the season as the...
  • Travis Wood 

    Royals sign pitcher Travis Wood from Cubs

    The Kansas City Royals signed pitcher Travis Wood from the Chicago Cubs to a two year contract worth $12 million on Wednesday. Wood, a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, won a World Series with the Cubs in 2016. It was the Cubs' first World Series since 1908.  Used as a reliever in 2016, Wood pitched...
  • Adam Lind 

    Nationals sign first baseman Adam Lind from the Mariners

    The Washington Nationals have signed first baseman Adam Lind from the Seattle Mariners to a one year contract worth $1.5 million on Wednesday. Lind, a native of Anderson, Indiana, could be a possible option for the Nationals at first base if they decide not to go with Ryan Zimmerman in 2017.  In 40...
  • Rays trade pitcher Eddie Gamboa to Rangers

    Rays trade pitcher Eddie Gamboa to Rangers

    The Tampa Bay Rays traded relief pitcher Eddie Gamboa to the Texas Rangers for either a player to be named later or future considerations. What makes Gamboa distinct from most Major League pitchers today is that he throws the knuckleball.  Gamboa pitched seven games for the Rays in 2016 and had a...
  • Nathan Eovaldi 

    Rays sign Eovaldi from Yankees

    The Tampa Bay Rays signed starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi of Houston, Texas from the New York Yankees on Tuesday. The terms of the deal are for one year and $2 million. Eovaldi will miss the 2027 season however because of Tommy John surgery. This seems to be a move for the Rays to try and improve...
  • Former MLB star Barry Zito has become the first Cy Young Award winning pitcher to earn a spot on the Billboard albums charts. 

    Former MLB ace Barry Zito makes Billboard charts history with ‘No Secrets’ EP

    It wasn’t too long ago when Barry Zito was considered one of the best left-handed pitchers in Major League Baseball. Now, the former Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants ace finds himself in a new role. The same week that pitchers and catchers are reporting to spring training down in Florida...
  • Brandon Phillips 

    Reds trade Brandon Phillips to Braves

    The Cincinnati Reds traded second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves on Sunday for pitching prospects Andrew McKirahan and Carlos Portuondo. Phillips batted .291 with 11 home runs and 64 runs batted in during the 2016 season.  There is no question that Phillips will be the Braves...
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