MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred made an example of the Braves and their former GM John Coppolella, a decision that could have big and long-term negative effects on foreign amateurs.
The Braves received a harsh punishment after former GM John Coppolella violated international prospect market rules. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) The Atlanta Braves got hit hard Tuesday. Major League Baseball handed down punishments to the organization following its investigation of former general manager John Coppolella’s mishandling of the international player market. Baseball commissioner Rob […]
A day after a plane crash took the life of ex-MLB star pitcher Roy Halladay, witnesses have come forward to say they saw the accident and Halladay was flying erratically. Video obtained by TMZ Sports shows Halladay, 40, making big changes in altitude as he flew around the Gulf of Mexico — not far from […]
For the Dodgers to capture their first World Series crown since 1988, Los Angeles will have to fight back from a 3-2 deficit by winning the next two games. That’ll be tough, but it’s certainly doable.
Despite his success as Yankees skipper, Girardi's dismissal proves all the power in MLB today rests in the hands of general managers like Brian Cashman.
COREY SEAGER FOR THE LEAD! https://t.co/v5cdA7CEYB — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 26, 2017 Justin Verlander was cruising for the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday until he ran into Corey Seager in the sixth inning. After giving up just one run on one hit – a Joc Pederson homer […]
Among the things you never want to see in a playoff baseball game, walking the opposing pitcher with the bases loaded ranks right up there with home-run bouncing off an outfielder’s head. But that’s just what happened to the Chicago Cubs in their 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the […]
Shaq could be a max-effort, terrible control reliever for an MLB team today. (Screengrab via @cjzero on Twitter) Shaquille O’Neal has everything a coach could want from a power pitcher. He’s strong, tall and exceptionally powerful. After Tuesday night, however, we think he might need to work on his mechanics. Shaq showed why he decided […]
Josh Naylor has always been able to hit, and he has continued to show off his offensive prowess in the early stages of the Arizona Fall League. The Padres’ No. 10 prospect did it all on Saturday, going 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs and three runs scored as Peoria topped Salt River, 12-1.
In a postseason that is becoming a showcase for the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, Yankees first baseman Greg Bird stepped to center stage on Sunday. It wasn’t a told-you-so moment. That isn’t Bird’s way.
Last season, the Chicago Cubs dominated in the regular season, took down one of the Elite Four in the National League Championship Series and then captured a World Series. This year, they are looking to do it again. The first rival they need to take down on their quest to once again become champions are […]
Shohei Otani, shown here in 2015, made what could have been his final start on a Japanese mound on Wednesday night. (AP Photo) Japanese baseball mega-star Shohei Otani could be leaving Japan behind this winter to come to the U.S. to play for a MLB team. While nothing has been formally announced yet, his start for […]