In the quest to find the Tampa Bay Rays a location for a new stadium, owner Stuart Sternberg publicly stated his preference for a 14-acre site in Ybor City during a news conference on Friday. The Rays, currently located on the west side of Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, would shift to the east side […]
Aoki, 36, found the majority of his success in Japan, racking up six Golden Glove awards, seven All-Star game appearances and 1,284 hits in the Nippon Professional Baseball League. Stateside, he has played for eight teams across six MLB seasons including the Brewers, Royals, Giants and, most recently
After Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico in September, causing significant flooding, property damage, and power outages, some concerns were raised on whether or not Hiram Bithorn Stadium would be functional in time to host a two-game series between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins in April. However, MLB officials are confident the stadium will […]
Before officially heading to the major leagues, Shohei Ohtani had to say goodbye to some old friends in Hokkaido, Japan. After signing with the Los Angeles Angels to much fanfare earlier this month, the Japanese two-way phenom received an official send-off from his native country on Monday at the Sapporo Dome, the ballpark where he […]
In light of recent news, will Billy Beane and the A's abort their stated plan to lock up young players like Matt Chapman and Matt Olson?
Stanton is baseball’s most dangerous long-ball threat. The ballpark in the Bronx is the game’s best place to go deep. What happens when you put the two together? Like it or not, the rest of MLB is about to find out.
The Oakland Athletics received some terrible news on Wednesday which affected the potential building of a new stadium for the franchise. The governing board of the community college that owns the intended building site ordered discussions between the two sides be stopped. Laney College in Oakland, Calif. was announced as the Athletics preferred site for […]
The Dodgers will open a temporary popup museum at Dodger Stadium on Friday celebrating their “60 Years in L.A.,” with memorabilia on loan from the National Baseball Hall of Fame, as well as private collections of Gary Cypres, Richard Levy and the O’Malley family.
With the Nats and their latest new manager back in the news, longtime play-by-play voice Charlie Slowes had occasion this week to reminisce about the history of Nationals managers. Which led him to one of his favorite stories about a Nats manager, one I had never heard but immediately loved. This took
Houston first baseman Yuli Gurriel's racial gesture mocking Dodgers starter Yu Darvish in Game 3 earned him a five-game suspension from MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. Despite that ruling, Gurriel's apology, and Darvish's push for forgiveness, the Astros are certain it will also lead to an
Two small fires broke out near Dodger Stadium during Game 2 of the World Series. (Stu Mandel) LOS ANGELES — The action on and off the field in Chavez Ravine was on fire Wednesday night. While the Astros and Dodgers traded home runs in a wild World Series Game 2 that saw Houston outlast Los […]