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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]