With a little more than six weeks left in the regular season, the window for David Wright to return to the Mets shrinks by the day. When asked for specifics about Wright’s timetable, the Mets typically demur, offering little more than vague assurances that he can still return.
You can put it on the board: Hawk Harrelson hates Wrigley Field. The Chicago White Sox broadcaster stated earlier this month that he will never go back to Wrigley Field, and he took things a step further Sunday by saying it's time to replace the iconic 103-year-old home of the Chicago Cubs. “It’s just time […]
Having been on the 2011 Red Sox team that blew a nine-game lead in the American League Wild Card race in September and missed the playoffs, outfielder Josh Reddick said Sunday he doesn’t feel the struggling Astros are headed for a similar fate.
Javier Baez, Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ combined for eight of the Cubs’ 17 strikeouts on Saturday night and the trio was not in the Cubs lineup on Sunday, but manager Joe Maddon said that was not a punitive move. However, Maddon is not pleased with what he’s seen lately as far as the Cubs’ […]
SAN DIEGO — Chris Flexen spent most of his first major league spring training rehabbing from surgery to remove a bone chip in his knee and never got a real opportunity to strut his stuff for the Mets. But the 23-year-old pitcher left an impression on club officials, nonetheless. “He's got a strong
Yoenis Cespedes started his MLB career with the Oakland Athletics, and he would also like to end it there.
Will Yoenis Cespedes find his way back to Oakland before his career is over? He hopes so. (AP) Yoenis Cespedes made a big commitment to the New York Mets over the winter, agreeing to a four-year, $110 million contract. But according to Cespedes himself, that doesn’t mean New York will be the final stop in […]
Johnson is also concerned with the market for running backs in today’s NFL
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Bryce Harper is calling for a new but tested method in the All-Star Game. Prior to its current three-on-three tournament format, the NHL employed two captains for its All-Star contest who would alternate choosing players until both squads were filled. The NFL also experimented with the same idea in recent years, though they used former […]
Los Angeles Rams star running back Todd Gurley has taken time from his busy offseason schedule to help promote the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kenley Jansen, a closer for the Dodgers, recently blamed fans for their lack of support for All-Star candidates like Justin Turner (via ESPN): “I'll say it loud
Now that New York Mets GM Sandy Alderson has readily admitted signing Tim Tebow to a minor-league deal wasn’t about baseball, rather about marketing and entertainment, might as well open the floodgates, right? [Fantasy Football is open! Sign up now] The Floria Fire Frogs, the Single-A advanced team for the Atlanta Braves, are looking to […]