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.

Carlos Gonzales has a finger injury that no one knows how to treat

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Colorado Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzales has been dealing with an index finger injury for a few weeks now. An injury that caused Gonzales to leave last night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gonzales has become more frustrated due to the fact that no one knows how to heal his injury. Gonzales said he went to see […]

Jack McDowell says there are Hall of Famers that ‘everyone knows’ used PEDs

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Every year, baseball writers huff and puff about not voting for the likes of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire, and Sammy Sosa because of their belief that they all used PEDs. In the writer’s mind, they are doing their baseball duty by keeping those juicers out of their pristine Hall of Fame. Despite all of the […]

The Derek Jeter “Dating Diamond” has arrived

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Tyra Banks as the designated hitter? Well, played ESPN. [SportsNation]

Here’s Bud Selig’s statement regarding Derek Jeter retiring

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In case you were thinking that Derek Jeter announcing that he plans to retire following the 2014 season isn’t a big deal, Bud Selig is here to tell you you’re wrong. All you have to just ask yourself when was the last time Bud Selig released a statement minutes after a MLB player announced that […]

Derek Jeter to retire after 2014 season

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Derek Jeter announced on his Facebook page that he plans to retire after the 2014 season. Jeter posted the image below detailing his intentions and thanking fans for their support throughout his career.

Masahiro Tanaka reportedly dropped $195K on rented plane for flight to New York

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Masahiro Tanaka hasn’t pitched a single inning in a MLB game, but he’s already spending some of the $155 million the Yankees promised him in last month.

Chipper Jones rescued Braves first basemen Freddie Freeman who was stranded in Atlanta traffic during winter storm

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By now, you’ve either heard or read all about the chaos that was Atlanta traffic on Tuesday evening. Having had experienced it first hand, I can assure you that it was indeed as bad as it looked. Like always when something happens like this, they’ll be horror stories and stories of people being heroes. This […]

Carlos Zambrano starts a bench clearing brawl (Video)

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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Carlos Zambrano was involved in a bench clearing brawl Saturday during the Venezuelan Winter League playoffs. Zambrano took exception to one of his teammates getting hit by a pitch and immediately ran out to the mount and collided with the opposing pitcher which cleared both benches.

Are the Yankees getting a better pitcher than Yu Darvish in Masahiro Tanaka?

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The Yankees landed Masahiro Tanaka on Wednesday to the tune of 7 years, $155 million. It’s a huge sum of money to pay for someone who has never pitched in the majors. But if anyone can take this type of gamble, it’s the Yankees. But let’s be clear, it is indeed a gamble. For $155 […]