David Ortiz says he won’t go on a retirement tour like Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera

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Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is 38 years old and knows that retirement is right around the corner. Ortiz has played well this season, but also realizes that his body is starting to wear down. And with the Red Sox out of playoff contention, Ortiz is starting to discuss his future.

Rangers’ comments add more mystery to Ron Washington’s resignation

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Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington resigned abruptly on Friday citing an off-the-field personal matter. Washington didn’t give many details in his resignation statement other than making it clear that he wasn’t walking away because of “the disappointing performance of the team this season.”

The San Diego Padres pay homage to Bud Selig by creating a plaza in his name

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As we all know, MLB commissioner Bud Selig will step down after this season. Even though his farewell tour hasn’t been as epic as Derek Jeter’s, some teams have shown their appreciation for Selig. None more so than the San Diego Padres.

John Rocker has agreed to join the cast of ‘Survivor’

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When you think of former Atlanta Braves pitcher John Rocker, the first word that comes to mind is “controversy”. As we all know, Rocket made some disturbing comments in a Sports Illustrated article back in 1999 which still follows him to this day.

Giancarlo Stanton says five month playoff push doesn’t replace the last five years

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Miami Marlins’ outfielder Giancarlo Stanton will be a free agent in two years. For the Marlins organization, they will have to make a decision on signing Stanton to a long-term deal or trading him before he hits free agency.

Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons was not happy with Jose Bautista getting himself ejected

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The Toronto Blue Jays are making a final push to make it to the playoffs. So you know the pressure is probably very intense right now. Emotions and frustration boiled over after yesterday’s loss against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Joe Maddon isn’t happy about Rays fans cheering for Derek Jeter

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is one of the most outspoken managers in the MLB. Yesterday, the Derek Jeter farewell tour came to St. Pete as the Rays hosted the Yankees. The anticipation for Jeter led to the Rays having a sell out crowd on hand.

MLB has told the Dodgers to get rid of their bubble machine

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This year’s version of the Los Angeles Dodgers loves to play around and have fun. If you have watched a Dodgers game recently, I’m sure you have seen their bubble machine. Anytime someone on the Dodgers hits a home run, the team gathers around the dugout and does a dance with the machine.

Allen Craig And Joe Kelly found out they were traded in different ways

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The MLB trade deadline has come and gone and some players and fans are still stunned. New Boston Red Sox outfielder Allen Craig and Joe Kelly were traded for pitcher John Lackey. Both were loved by their teammates and they all were shocked when the announcement was made.

Report: Philadelphia Phillies contemplating on paying off and releasing Ryan Howard

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There has been a lot of discussion about the play of Philadelphia Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard. The Phillies signed Howard to a 5 year, $125 million contract extension in April 2010. With Howard putting up sub-par numbers this season, the complaints got even louder when he was benched for Darin Ruf Wednesday night.

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