Though Rafael Palmeiro insisted last week that “the comeback is real,” finding work is proving difficult for the 53-year-old. More than a decade removed from his last big-league at-bat, Palmeiro – the four-time All-Star whose career seemingly ended in disgrace in 2005 when he was suspended for performance-enhancing drug use after steadfastly denying using steroids […]
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, […]
ESPN news services Rafael Palmeiro, who's 53 and last played in 2005, says he is thinking about trying to make a comeback. Palmeiro told The Athletic "there's no doubt in my mind I can do it." A four-time All-Star first baseman, Palmeiro played for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers and
Before bidding adieu to the Hot Stove season, we asked our 30 beat reporters to look back at their club’s past and answer the following question: Who is the best free-agent signing in the team’s history?
Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki collected two hits in Wednesday night’s 6-0 win over the Phillies at Marlins Park, and he established another benchmark in the process. With his single off Phillies right-hander Jeremy Hellickson in the fifth inning, Ichiro now has 3,021 career hits, which moves him into 26th place on Major League Baseball’s all-time […]
With a fifth-inning single against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki passed Rafael Palmeiro for 26th place on baseball's all-time hits leaderboard with his 3,021st career hit. Facing Phillies starter Jeremy Hellickson, Suzuki sent a 1-2 offering into left field to accomplish the feat with ease. The veteran outfielder equaled Palmeiro’s […]
The Orioles have agreed to terms with seventh-round Draft pick Preston Palmeiro, a source told MLB.com on Friday.
The MLB draft may not carry the same buzz as the other major sports leagues, but it’s worth paying attention just to see what interesting or familiar names might pop up. Sometimes those names have connections to other sports, such as current Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who was drafted in the fourth round of […]
Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols made his latest mark in Major League history Friday night, launching the 570th home run of his career in the six-run third inning of the Angels’ 7-2 win vs. the Astros at Angel Stadium.
Your browser does not support iframes. Albert Pujols has a top-10 finish on his mind. With two outs in the top of the third inning Monday, the Los Angeles Angels slugger unleashed a massive two-run shot off Texas Rangers starter Derek Holland to left-center field, tying him with Rafael Palmeiro for 12th on the all-time […]
Eleven years later, Major League Baseball is still coming to terms with the 2005 congressional hearings on steroids. The players involved in those hearings have all taken divergent paths. Jose Canseco is still viewed as a pariah who will never be allowed back to the game, while Mark McGwire has been a major-league coach for […]