Christmas

Rivera helping bring Christmas to kids in PR
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Cubs catcher Rene Rivera and his wife, Mariel Perez, know families are struggling to rebuild in their homeland of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and the couple wants to make sure children there get gifts this holiday season.

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If the Rangers are to sign Shohei Otani by Christmas, there's much to do in little time
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After a year's worth of hype and speculation, the Shohei Otani sweepstakes figures to begin in earnest soon. Like this week. Of course, like all good baseball stories, it first begins with negotiation and ratification. The MLB Players Association has set Monday as a deadline for signing off on changes

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PLAYOFFS ARE THE NEW CHRISTMAS! | MLB The Show 17 | Softball Franchise #39
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Welcome back to another Softball Fracnhise! We had an amazing Game 1 and we are looking for even better Game 2! The Red Sox are our opponents and we plan putting on the pressure! Follow me on Instagram @kleschka or on Twitter @SoftballSpidey

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For Loup, Glove Day like Christmas
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The start of Spring Training is always an exciting time for Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup. There’s seeing the familiar faces of coaches and teammates around the clubhouse after an offseason apart. There’s getting back to work in preparation for the grind of a fast-approaching regular season.

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Glove Day a lot like Christmas for Padres
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He may be a big league ballplayer, but on the day his new gloves arrive each spring, Travis Jankowski becomes a kid again. Such was the case Saturday, when he received his shipment of new Wilson gloves on Glove Day.

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Mel Stottlemyre recovering at home after Christmas stay in hospital
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After “fighting for his life” in a Seattle-area hospital over the Christmas holiday, former New York Yankees pitcher and coach Mel Stottlemyre is now home and “getting closer to being back to normal,” his wife Jean told John Harper of the New York Daily News on Friday. Stottlemyre has been battling multiple myeloma, a cancer […]

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Mike Trout gave every Philadelphia Eagles player a Christmas gift
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Mike Trout or Santa Trout? (AP) Mike Trout, as well know by now, loves two things outside of baseball very much: weather forecasts and the Philadelphia Eagles. In this holiday season, when we so frequently show people how much we love them through gifts and such, Trout can’t very well give something directly to Mother Nature. […]

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Braves' Ruiz gives dad his 1st hit for Christmas
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Rio Ruiz is a man of his word. When he was a kid, Ruiz promised that he’d give his father his first major-league hit and jersey. The highly touted Atlanta Braves third-base prospect was able to fulfill that pledge in a big way, as Ruiz gifted his dad both items for Christmas – an act […]

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MLB players, families celebrate Christmas in style
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The baseball world almost never takes a day off during the year, but almost all business came to a grinding halt on Sunday as MLB’s players, managers, and executives got into the Christmas spirit. Since most baseball players travel regularly throughout the summer, Christmas is a cherished opportunity for players to spend quality time with […]

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Wish List: What does every MLB team want the most this Christmas?
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We here at The Stew have done it again. For the second straight season, we’ve obtained every single Major League Baseball team’s Christmas wish lists to Santa. We’re not going to reveal how we got them, mostly because it contains some light mail fraud, but we did. And while that type of thing would usually […]

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Merry Christmas From Everyone at Call to the Pen!
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Without baseball around in the dead of winter, times can be tough. Christmas is a marker for many baseball fans of the calendar’s upcoming flip to the new year, which means that opening day is just around the corner.At the beginning of the regular season the FanSided network put an emphasis o…

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10 great Christmas names from baseball's past and present
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Christmas time is here, which means ’tis the season to check our phones for the latest news and rumors in between opening gifts with relatives instead of during breaks at work. Seriously though, put those phones away (well, once you’re done reading this) because ’tis the season to spend time with family, spread holiday cheer and to […]

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