MLB Expansion Won't Happen For A While, But When It Does, Rob Manfred Likes Montreal And Mexico City
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MLB has plenty of shit to get together before it starts thinking about expansion, and commissioner Rob Manfred acknowledges that. The collective bargaining agreement expires this winter, so that’s foremost. The stadium situations in Oakland and St. Pete…Share Tweet
yahoo.com 34 minutes agoThere aren’t many feats Jose Altuve could accomplish on the baseball diamond that would top what he did Thursday when it comes to producing in the clutch. Houston’s young superstar met with a boy named Dillon before the game. Dillon is battling cancer i…Share Tweetnytimes.com 1 hour agoJust after his best outing this season, CC Sabathia was put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees on Friday because of a strained left groin.Share Tweet
Happy Anniversary To Kerry Wood's 20-Strikeout Gamedeadspin.com 1 hour agoThere’s never a bad time to relive the day Kerry Wood, then a 21-year-old rookie, struck out 20 goddamn Astros in a single game.Read more...Share Tweet
Three reasons the Angels would be foolish to trade Mike Troutyahoo.com 1 hour agoMay 6, 2016 is the day the Los Angeles Angels playoff hopes died. The team currently sits at 13-15, and just lost their ace Garrett Richards to Tommy John surgery. Their rotation, which was already a major concern coming into the year, is now significan…Share Tweetyahoo.com 1 hour agoA month into the regular season, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox find themselves in very different places. The Yankees are scuffling, their 9-17 record indicative of their struggles on the mound and at the plate, and are already seven games back…Share Tweet
Perez expected to miss 8-12 weeksMLB.com 2 hours agoIndians catcher Roberto Perez is expected to miss the next eight to 12 weeks after undergoing surgery on Friday morning to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb.Share TweetWillie Mays turned 85 on Friday and the City of San Francisco found an amazing way to pay tribute to a true American legend. Though baseball fans around the world hold Mays in high esteem, he is associated with San Francisco as much as any sports star o…Share Tweet
Whiff machine: Pomeranz transformed with more curvesMLB.com 3 hours agoDrew Pomeranz has been around, going from Cleveland to Colorado to Oakland to San Diego, but it looks like he's finally found a home with the Padres. Thanks to a high-spin fastball thrown high and increased usage of his curve, he's whiffing hitters left…Share Tweet
Brett Lawrie's mouthguard makes him look like a vampireESPN.com 3 hours agoBrett Lawrie's mouthguard makes him look like a vampireShare TweetLos Angeles Angels ace Garrett Richards is expected to need surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, sidelining him into next season, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.Share Tweet
Derek Holland Got Lit Updeadspin.com 5 hours agoThe Blue Jays took their bats to the Dutch Oven Thursday night. Rangers starter Derek Holland was the first pitcher to give up double-digit runs in an appearance this season, as Toronto won, 12-2.Read more...Share TweetMLB.com 5 hours agoNationals outfielder Ben Revere was activated off the disabled list on Friday and outfielder Matt den Dekker was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse.Share Tweet
Dusty Baker can relate to path Joe Maddon has Cubs on nowESPN.com 5 hours agoDusty Baker can relate to path Joe Maddon has Cubs on nowShare Tweet
Carlos Gomez Calls Out Columnist For Quoting Him Poorlydeadspin.com 6 hours agoOn Wednesday, the Houston Chronicle’s Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez’s slow start to the season. Aside from curiously singling out Gomez—rather than, say, the struggling pitching staff (Ken Giles has a 9.26 ERA!)—as a…Share TweetMLB.com 6 hours agoEvery lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.Share Tweet
Aroldis Chapman 'would love' to play for Team USA at 2017 WBCyahoo.com 7 hours agoAroldis Chapman has yet to play a regular season game for the New York Yankees as he serves a 30-game suspension due to his role in a domestic incident in the offseason, but he already has his eye on joining another team. Chapman, a native of Cuba, rece…Share Tweet
Story shines as Rockies ride record 5th to winMLB.com 13 hours agoRookie shortstop Trevor Story's 11th homer of the season led off a club one-inning record 13-run fifth as the Rockies beat the Giants, 17-7, Thursday night in the opener of a four-game set at AT&T Park.Share Tweet
Pleasing, the 5th: Witness Rox's 13-run frameMLB.com 13 hours agoThe Rockies set a club record for runs in an inning with 13 in the fifth against the Giants on Thursday night.Share TweetThe Padres' 48-year, 7,517-game flirtation with their first no-hitter will continue indefinitely. But Colin Rea did his best in an effort to land the franchise its white whale Thursday night, tossing eight brilliant innings, as the Padres beat the Mets,…Share Tweet
Jacob deGrom pinpoints mechanical flaw that hampers outing vs. PadresESPN.com 13 hours agoJacob deGrom pinpoints mechanical flaw that hampers outing vs. PadresShare Tweet
Rockies rout another sign that time is running out on Matt Cain, Jake PeavyESPN.com 14 hours agoRockies rout another sign that time is running out on Matt Cain, Jake PeavyShare Tweetyahoo.com 14 hours agoWelcome to The Walk Off, the nightly MLB recap from Big League Stew. Here we'll look the top performers of the night, show you a must-see highlight and rundown the scoreboard. First, we start with a game you need to know about. It's never ever ever good…Share Tweet
Rodgers, Alcantara among top prospect performers ThursdayMLB.com 15 hours agoSome scouts were down on Brendan Rodgers after his uneven, injury-laden pro debut last summer, when he hit .273/.340/.429 with three homers in 37 games after the Rockies selected him No. 3 overall in the 2015 draft. What a difference a year makes.Share Tweet
The Art Of Pitch-FramingMar 21Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
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