Christmas

MLB prospect pays off parents' mortgage for Christmas
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Arizona Diamondbacks draftee Pavin Smith and his parents Pamela and Timothy speak out on 'Fox & Friends' on the gift of a lifetime.

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Dodgers News: Yasiel Puig Creates Lasting Christmas Memory
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Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has done a lot for the community in recent years, and became more aggressive with his efforts by founding the Wild Horse Foundation. That was again the case this holiday season, as although he was on a Christmas trip to Europe with his mother, Puig and the Wild

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas: MLB Hot Stove edition
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‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the landThirty baseball execs, they just couldn’t standA slow-moving market, a Hot Stove unlitAnd so into Santa Claus costumes they fit … To ensure that come Christmas morning there'd beA brand new free agent for you and for me;And so, through the night they bargained and pleadedTo […]

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Christmas Eve Bird Droppings
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Happy Christmas Eve to the Christmas celebrators among us. It will surely not surprise any of you that there isn't much news on Christmas Eve Sunday that has to do with the Orioles. There are now 95 days until Opening Day, which is still quite a lot indeed. But the days are ticking down for […]

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Report: Padres 'turning up heat' to sign Hosmer before Christmas
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The San Diego Padres‘ pursuit of Eric Hosmer took a favorable swing in their direction on Monday when a fellow suitor – the Boston Red Sox – re-signed first baseman Mitch Moreland. After the signing, the Padres – who were already the reported favorites to land the Hosmer – are expected to "turn up the […]

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With posting agreement reached, Shohei Ohtani could be under a team's tree by Christmas
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The Texas Rangers will begin an all-out pursuit of Shohei Ohtani, the heralded two-way Japanese star, on Dec. 1. There will be a resolution before Christmas. Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball on Tuesday worked out a deal for the future posting of Japanese players. If MLB owners approve

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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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