MLB To Extend Protective Netting

MLB To Extend Protective Netting

All 30 MLB teams will have protective netting extending to at least the far ends of both dugouts installed by Opening Day, Major League Baseball said Thursday. "Providing baseball fans with a variety of seating options when they come to the ballpark, including seats behind protective netting, is important," commissioner Rob

Yankees Still Have Money To Spend

Yankees Still Have Money To Spend

The New York Yankees swooped in Saturday to acquire reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton after he had invoked his no-trade clause to block deals to the Giants and Cardinals. It was a relative bargain for New York with Starlin Castro and second-tier prospects Jorge Guzman and Jose Devers going to Miami. The Yankees have made it clear they intend to

Former Braves Exec Banned From MLB Over Scandal

Former Braves Exec Banned From MLB Over Scandal

John Coppolella spoke confidently in August about the future of the Atlanta Braves and the efforts of their front office to resurrect the sagging franchise. “You do this to win a long time,” Coppolella, the Braves’ general manager at the time, said in an interview at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park. “For us,

Carlos Correa Celebrates World Series By Proposing To Girlfriend

Carlos Correa Celebrates World Series By Proposing To Girlfriend

"I took a big step in my life," Correa told the MLB Tonight crew a few minutes after he proposed to Daniella Rodriguez, who was Miss Texas in 2016. "I just got engaged after winning the World Series." He did admit his plans created "extra pressure," since the Astros winning was

MLB Considering Expansion

mlb considering expansion

Possible Expansion To Two Cities And Season Length Change As Well Tracy Ringolsby of Baseball America wrote yesterday about a “growing consensus” within baseball that expansion and realignment are inevitable. The likely expansion cities: Portland and Montreal. The 32-team league would then undergo a radical realignment that would also involve reducing the

Brian Cashman Could End Up Being The Highest Paid GM In Baseball

Brian Cashman Could End Up Being The Highest Paid GM In Baseball

When the Yankees postseason run comes to an end, big decisions must be made on key pieces to the franchise's puzzle. From a potential opt-out with righty Masahiro Tanaka to Joe Girardi's managerial future, there's no shortage of decisions for the front office and ownership to make in the next few

Diamondbacks Coach Fined For Using Apple Watch

Diamondbacks Coach Fined For Using Apple Watch

The MLB has finished it's investigation process of looking into Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto. The investigation was over him using an Apple Watch in the dugout to cheat Wednesday. Prieto stated that the watch was not used for any baseball related activities at all but even so, the MLB is

Making Up For Issues, Past and Present, For The Mariners

Making Up For Issues, Past and Present, For The Mariners

On Tuesday, Major League Baseball released its forthcoming postseason schedule. Beginning Oct. 3 and concluding as late as Nov. 1, the tracks are set for another postseason path. The fertile lands of October baseball are a place that the Mariners have long pined for but have remained frustratingly elusive and/or

Trea Turner Recovery

Trea Turner Recovery

ANAHEIM -- Trea Turner has begun rehabbing at the team's Spring Training facility in West Palm Beach, the Nationals revealed Wednesday, more than a week after Turner was scheduled to receive a second opinion on his fractured right wrist. The team added that his recovery is on schedule, but it did not