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Mark Teixeira admits he’s overpaid and his best years are almost behind himUpdated Feb 2 Share Tweet
Earlier in the week Mark Teixeira looked youthful and energized while making a one-night-only appearance in Broadway’s “Rock of Ages”. But the cold reality is, at just 32-years-old - he‘ll turn 33 in April - Teixeira is getting up there in bas
Hanley enjoying time playing for Dominican RepublicUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetHanley Ramirez was all smiles Saturday after his Dominican team, the reigning champion Leones del Escogido, moved to 2-0 in this Caribbean Series with a 6-2 win over Puerto Rico. About 750 miles northwest, though, a Dodgers front office grows uneasy as …
Earl Williams, 1971 NL Rookie of Year, dies at 64Updated Feb 2 Share TweetEarl Williams, the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year, has died. He was 64.Source: CNNSI.com
Figueroa denied chance to pitch in Caribbean SeriesUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetNelson Figueroa, a Brooklyn native of Puerto Rican descent, has been blocked by the Puerto Rico Baseball League from playing in the Caribbean Series, which pins the winter league champions from the Dominican, Mexico, Venezuela and Puerto Rico in a seven…Share TweetOne week after undergoing surgery to repair an injured right knee, Corey Hart told a reporter that he was already in rehab mode and was aiming to beat the projection for his return by as much as a month.
Braun enjoying a drama-free offseasonUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetWhat a difference a year has made for Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. He was anything but relaxed as the calendar flipped to February a year ago, when he was faced with the prospect of a 50-game suspension.
Move over Phil, it's Grounds Crew DayUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetDear Punxsutawney Phil, please don't take this rodentally, but we've renamed your big day. It's Grounds Crew Day now.
Fenway Parks is a great - and real - name for a talented high school baseball playerUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetWhen the calendar turns to February, our anticipation reaches a whole new level because we not only know meaningful baseball activity is right around the corner, but games that actually count won’t be too far behind. Of course that increased anticipatio
Astros GM Jeff Luhnow returns from South America dressed like Venezuelan Evel KnievelUpdated Feb 2 Share TweetObviously trying to recover for his head-scratching ranking in The Stew's Sexiest GMs list, Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow returned from Venezuela recently with more than scouting reports, photos of Jose Altuve taking batting practice and memories. Yes, …Share TweetNewly minted Estadio Sonora hosted the opening games of Hermosillo, Mexico's first Caribbean Series since 1997 on Friday to plenty of fanfare, an accomplishment that many thought unlikely when the stadium's construction began only 13 months ago.