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  • Michael Brantley 

    Brantley seems to be Indians everyday outfielder in 2017

    Michael Brantley of Bellevue, Washington could be a major spark for the Cleveland Indians in 2017 after missing most of 2016 with a shoulder injury. In his first ten games with the Indians in 2017, Brantley is batting .270 with one home run and six runs batted in.  Brantley, who plays left field...
  • Yankees sign left handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery

    Yankees sign left handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery

    The New York Yankees signed left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery to a one-year contract worth $535,000 on Wednesday. A native of Sumter, S.C., Montgomery has joined the Yankees starting rotation and was the Yankees starting pitcher on Wednesday when they hosted the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium...
  • Joe Nathan 

    Nathan looks to try and return to the Major Leagues

    Joe Nathan is currently pitching in Triple A after spending the last 16 seasons in Major League Baseball with the San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs. The six-time all-star from Houston, Texas, who has 377 Major League Baseball saves, signed a minor...
  • Alt-rock band The Toadies released a cover of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" on Wednesday to help get rock and sports fans excited for the re

    Listen: 90s alt-rockers The Toadies put a spin on ‘Take Me Out To The Ballgame’

    It has been almost 25 years since The Toadies released their hit 1994 Rubberneck album which helped launch their careers and make an impression in the alt-rock scene taking over MTV and radio airwaves at the time. The band from Forth Worth, TX may not be considered mainstream anymore, but that doesn...
  • Craig Stammen 

    Padres sign Stammen from the Indians

    The San Diego Padres selected Craig Stammen's contract for the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season on Thursday. Stammen, a right-handed relief pitcher, has not pitched since a Major League Baseball game since 2015.  In 2015 while with the Washington Nationals, he pitched four shutout innings...
  • Trevor Plouffe 

    Plouffe has a groin problem heading into 2017 regular season

    Oakland Athletics third baseman Trevor Plouffe of West Hills, California currently has a groin problem and will not play in Oakland's spring training game Wednesday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs at Sloan Park in Mesa, Arizona. It is not known at this time how serious Plouffe's groin is and if...
  • Cameron Maybin 

    Angels appear to go with Maybin in left field despite poor spring training

    The Los Angeles Angels appear to be committed to left fielder Cameron Maybin of Asheville, North Carolina despite a poor spring training offensively. Maybin was acquired by the Angels from the Detroit Tigers on Nov. 3 for minor league right-handed pitching prospect Victor Alcantara.  However...
  • Norichika Aoki

    Astros expected to limit Aoki's at bats against left-handed pitching

    There is a possibility that the  Houston Astros might limit Norichika Aoki's at bats against left-handed pitching in 2017. That is because Aoki only batted .227 off of left-handed pitching in 2016 while with the Seattle Mariners and on Tuesday it was reported that it  appears Astros manager A.J...
  • Erick Aybar 

    Padres name Erick Aybar starting shortstop

    The San Diego Padres have named Erick Aybar as their starting shortstop to begin the 2017 Major League Baseball season. Aybar signed a minor league contract with San Diego on Feb. 7, and even though it was only a minor league contract at the time, there was wide speculation he would be a strong...
  • Peter Bourjos 

    White Sox trade Peter Bourjos to Rays

    The Chicago White Sox traded outfielder Peter Bourjos to the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday for a player to be named later and cash considerations. The reason why the White Sox made the deal is that they expect prospect Jacob May could be close to making the White Sox after an excellent spring training...
  • 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...
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