NL East News and Rumors
Woman went into labor at Kauffman Stadium during Game 1 of the World Series
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Attending a World Series game can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many fans, unless of course you are Marlins Man. When that rare opportunity comes, it's one you don't want to let pass by if you can help it. In the case of Royals fans Stephanie a…Upvote Share Tweet
Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton expects to have a normal offseason of conditioning as he recovers from his facial injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Marlins Man gives up World Series Game 3 seat to 'God Bless America' singeryahoo.com 15 hours agoDespite the World Series scene shifting to San Francisco on Friday, the now famous Marlins Man, aka Laurence Leavy, was seated front and almost center for Game 3 at AT&T Park. Leavy was a little more difficult to spot as his bright orange Miami Marl…Upvote Share TweetThe silliest feud of the World Series isn't taking place on the field, but in the seats behind home plate. That's where Marlins Man , super fan Laurence Leavy, sits. But is he even a Marlins fan, and did the Royals resort to bribing to get him to move?R…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 24 (yesterday)Former Chicago White Sox player Paul Konerko and Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies were named co-winners of the Roberto Clemente Award on Friday for their community work.Upvote Share Tweet
Nationals promote Cromie to assistant GMMLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)The Nationals expanded their baseball research and development department on Friday by promoting Adam Cromie to assistant general manager and director of baseball operations.Upvote Share Tweet
Phils' philospophy beginning to evolveMLB.com Oct 24 (yesterday)October is a quiet month for baseball teams not in the postseason, so the Phillies have barely registered a blip on the local radar screen -- even with the team signing Grady Sizemore and Jerome Williams this week. That changed Thursday when Phillies in…Upvote Share Tweet
DeSclafani on point for AFL's rolling RaftersMLB.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)The Salt River Rafters collected their fourth straight win Thursday night, defeating Surprise, 5-3, in the fifth game to use the 20-second pitch clock. Marlins right-hander Anthony DeSclafani worked five innings for the win.Upvote Share TweetIt came as little surprise that the Mets hired Long, the hitting coach the Yankees dismissed this month, given the struggles of Curtis Granderson, the former Yankee who became the Mets’ most expensive free-agent signing in years.Upvote Share TweetVeteran baseball executive John Hart reversed course and opted to accept a three-year deal to become president of baseball operations with the Atlanta Braves.Upvote Share Tweet
D-backs hire assistant GM Minniti from NationalsMLB.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)The D-backs continued filling out their baseball operations department Thursday by hiring Bryan Minniti as assistant general manager and Mike Russell as special assistant to senior vice president of baseball operations.Upvote Share Tweet
Sizemore, Phils agree to 1-year, $2M dealESPN.com Oct 23 (2 days ago)The Phillies and Grady Sizemore have agreed to a one year, $2 million contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Game 1 combines Adm. Winnefeld's top interestsMLB.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)James "Sandy" Winnefeld Jr. is a four-star Admiral who currently serves as the ninth Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, making him the second-highest-ranking officer in the United States Armed Forces. He also is an MLB.TV subscriber, …Upvote Share TweetThe random Miami Marlins fan is back, with the best seat in the house. pic.twitter.com/vfTr4DjmQ0— Chuck Garfien (@ChuckGarfien) October 22, 2014 The World Series returned to Kansas City on Tuesday night for the first time in 29 years and sitting right …Upvote Share Tweet
Scioscia named AL Manager of Year by Sporting NewsMLB.com Oct 21 (4 days ago)Angels skipper Mike Scioscia was named American League Manager of the Year on Tuesday by Sporting News, which also named Matt Williams of the Nationals in the National League based on a panel of 22 fellow managers.Upvote Share Tweet
Williams named Sporting News' top NL managerMLB.com Oct 21 (5 days ago)A panel of 22 skippers voted Matt Williams Sporting News' National League Manager of the Year. Williams led the Nationals to a 96-66 record and an NL East title despite missing a handful of players due to injuries.Upvote Share Tweet
Braves' makeover on offense begins with hitting coachMLB.com Oct 20 (6 days ago)The Braves are continuing to consider Kevin Long, Dave Magadan and other candidates to fill the hitting-coach vacancy that was created when Greg Walker resigned on Sept. 30.Upvote Share Tweet
Young Mets Discover Unlikely Pals: Yankeesnytimes.com Oct 18The prospects for the Yankees and Mets find themselves mingling as teammates in the Arizona Fall League.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees, Mets can't match Giants shortstop Brandon Crawfordnydailynews.com Oct 17Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle devoted six full pages to the Giants’ series-clinching win over the Cardinals, and I couldn’t find a single mention of the brilliant and potentially game-saving play by shortstop Brandon Crawford.Upvote Share Tweet
Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 RoyalsAs the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in hi…Upvote Share Tweet
Pleskoff: Souza's talent on display after rocky roadMany people would say right-handed-hitting outfielder Steven Souza Jr. was the top player in the Washington Nationals' farm system this season. He was named the MVP and Rookie of the Year playing for Triple-A Syracuse in the International League.Upvote Share TweetIt had been 11 days since Yusmeiro Petit last pitched, that outing covering six relief innings in the Giants' 18-inning win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series against the Nationals in Washington. "Every day, I'm staying ready," P…Upvote Share Tweet
All-Access: Cleveland CavaliersOct 10Behind the scenes with the new-look Cavaliers during their first week together in Cleveland.
Posey On Giants Game 4 WinOct 7Buster Posey discusses the Giants' 3-2 win over the Nationals.
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Giants Eliminate NationalsOct 7The Giants defeated the Nationals 3-2 to set up a matchup in the National League Championship Series with the Cardinals.
Football for BreakfastOct 24I have no idea what’s going to happen Sunday when the NFL puts the Detroit-Atlanta game from London on national TV at 9:30 in the morning on the East Coast. No one does. But I do know a lot of important people are wondering about it. “I am as curious as…
Week 8: Percy Harvin Goes GreenOct 23The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
NBA: Steve Nash's contract continues to cost Los Angeles LakersOct 23With Steve Nash out for the entire 2014-15 season, his contract continues to hurt the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
Little clarity in surprising NFC -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 23John Clayton's First and Goal: The NFC, currently led by the surprising Cowboys, Cardinals and Lions, has a wide-open feel entering Week 8.