Rafael Palmeiro has “no doubt” that he will make a Major League Baseball comeback 12 years after retiring amid a suspension for alleged steroid use. According to ESPN, the 53-year-old former star slugger contends to this day that he never used banned steroids, and he wants to return to the majors to
In 2005, Rafael Palmeiro’s career ended in disgrace following a suspension for performance-enhancing drug use that came months after he vehemently denied using steroids before Congress. After receiving that 10-game ban, despite his countless accolades from two decades in the big leagues, Palmeiro was booed by his hometown fans in Baltimore. In September that year, […]
The Washington Nationals officially named Dave Martinez the seventh manager in franchise history Monday on a three-year deal with an option for the 2021 season. "I am excited to bring Dave into our family," Nationals president of baseball operations and general manager Mike Rizzo said. "As we went through this process it became clear the […]
Once considered the New York Mets‘ ace only a few short years ago, Matt Harvey‘s star has fallen off significantly in recent months. On Monday in Miami, Harvey’s struggles continued when he allowed seven runs on 12 hits in just four-plus innings during the Mets’ 13-1 loss to the Marlins. It marked the second time […]
Though he hasn’t played left field since 2009, Denard Span didn’t hesitate when Giants manager Bruce Bochy approached him earlier this week about a possible transition from center to left.
The Texas Rangers could be on the verge of a sell off before the non-waiver trade deadline, though agent Scott Boras is confident his client, Adrian Beltre, is staying put. “There’s no way the Rangers would deal Adrian,” Boras told Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. Beltre has spent the last seven seasons in Texas, […]
“You’re not going to win them all,” manager Dave Roberts said after a 12-3 loss to the Braves — the second loss in a row for the Dodgers and first loss of the year for All-Star lefty Alex Wood.
With less than two weeks until the trade deadline, there's a lot of uncertainty surrounding the Toronto Blue Jays. Not only just about the viability of contention this year, but whether the organization is preparing to press the reset button and begin a rebuild. Although there have been whispers
Agent Scott Boras is confident his client, Addison Russell, will be cleared of any wrongdoing after Major League Baseball's investigation into domestic abuse allegations against the Chicago Cubs shortstop. Boras provided an update about Russell's situation to reporters, including Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, at an All-Star Game event in Miami on Monday. "I'm […]
Major League Baseball, stung by a rising level of consternation and suspicion regarding the composition of its baseballs, sent a memo to all 30 clubs Saturday detailing the rigorous testing process its balls undergo, and concluding that "there is no evidence that the composition of the ball has
Major League Baseball stands behind its balls. Despite rampant speculation that something about the makeup of a baseball is inherently different this season, leading to a record number of home runs in 2017, the league reportedly sent a memo to all 30 teams Saturday that insists that the baseballs used in games today are no […]
With the 2017 MLB Draft getting underway on Monday, New York Mets center fielder Curtis Granderson was feeling nostalgic and recounted his memories of being selected by the Detroit Tigers 15 years earlier. Despite being unable to speak much with the Tigers leading up to the momentous occasion, the 36-year-old would eventually hear his name […]