- 2020-01-26 00:10:12Z
A group of Los Angeles Dodgers fans is making plans to vent its frustration at the Houston Astros about baseball's sign-stealing scandal. Houston and the Dodgers don't play each other during the upcoming regular season, so Pantone 294 is snapping up tickets to the Los Angeles Angels' home
The Los Angeles Dodgers would rather earn a World Series trophy on their own than accept any scraps from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox, the teams that beat them in 2017 and '18. Despite being eager to focus on the upcoming season, several Dodgers publicly for the first time expressed annoyance
The Chicago White Sox and their long-frustrated fans say they're primed and pumped for the team to contend in 2020. The White Sox haven't made the playoffs since 2008 and have endured seven straight losing seasons, but there was an optimistic buzz at the team's sold-out fan convention Saturday
Johan Camargo has a second chance to be the Atlanta Braves' starting third baseman. Camargo's renewed motivation to make the most of this opportunity comes after hard lessons learned in a demotion to the minors last season. ''I want to be back, that's why,'' Camargo said
Jameson Taillon has plenty of experience when it comes to rehabbing from injuries. The Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander has had two Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgeries during his professional career. ''I guess rehab is in my blood now,'' Taillon said.
Eloy Jimenez doesn't like to DH. And he hammered that point home with some colorful language while pledging defensive improvement in left field.
The movement has its reservations among fans but seems universally supported among players.
Chuck Garfien and White Sox play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti host SoxFest at Night live from Sox Fest at McCormick Place.
Though he hasn't yet even reached his first spring training as a South Sider, Yasmani Grandal is proving to be a different breed of catcher, one that is already having a big impact on the White Sox pitching staff.
Jose Abreu has known nothing but losing since he joined the Chicago White Sox. Perhaps more than anyone else, Abreu is ready for the other side of Chicago's long-running rebuilding plan. The White Sox are talking playoffs again after winning just 72 games in 2019.
He also told a very funny story that had to do with Beltre and Yoenis Cespedes.
Luis Rojas is introduced as the Mets manager, plus Alex Gordon signs a one-year contract with the Royals
While some around major league baseball are blasting Mike Fiers, the A's pitcher has the full support of his teammates.
All-Star shortstop Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $27.5 million, two-year contract that avoids an arbitration hearing, according to a person familiar with the deal. Story can become a free agent following the 2021 World Series. When players and teams exchanged proposed 2020
Washington Nationals "face of the franchise" Ryan Zimmerman agreed to terms on a $2 million contract for 2020 that includes the possibility of earning $3 million more in incentives. The incentives are based on the number of games the first baseman plays and how many plate appearances he gets. The person
Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers didn't have any more to say regarding his role as a whistleblower. Fiers declined Friday to answer questions about revealing the sign-stealing scam that has engulfed Major League Baseball, instead saying he simply wanted to focus on the future. Fiers said he
David Kaplan is joined by Chuck Garfien as they speak with the newest White Sox winter acquisitions from this offseason as well as the current White Sox core from Opening Night of SoxFest 2020.
Shortstop Trevor Story and the Rockies avoided arbitration, agreeing on a two-year, $27.5 million contract, buying out his final two arb years.
Bob Melvin is not happy about the Astros' sing-stealing scandal and didn't hold back Friday.
Veteran first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and the Nationals have reunited, agreeing on a one-year, $2 million contract on Friday.
The Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs last season. With spring training less than three weeks away, diminishing the likelihood of another acquisition, the Twins have publicly expressed confidence in their rotation for 2020. "As it stands right now, I feel really good about the
Scott Boras commented on the ongoing rumors that his client Jose Altuve, wore a buzzer during games to cheat.
Already a World Series MVP, six-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove catcher, Salvador Perez became something else when he stepped onto the main stage at the Kansas City Royals' annual FanFest: a U.S. citizen. Perez took his oath of citizenship on Friday, the completion of a five-year process
If anyone can relate to what Dustin Pedroia is going through, it's former New York Mets third baseman David Wright.
Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's sign-stealing scheme during their run to the World Series championship.
The Detroit Tigers said Jay Allen, the team's public address announcer, has died. ''Everyone admired Jay's faith, determination and positive mindset during his fight with cancer,'' the team said in a statement Friday. Allen joined the Tigers as Comerica Park's public address
Josh Donaldson's 2024 option with the Minnesota Twins can escalate an additional $4 million based on awards he earns during the first four seasons of the deal. Donaldson and the Twins finalized a $92 million, four-year contract on Wednesday. Donaldson has a limited no-trade provision allowing him
Luis Rojas began his tenure as manager of the New York Mets by thanking his famous father, Felipe Alou. Rojas was introduced by the Mets on Friday as the replacement for Carlos Beltran, whose tenure was cut short last week after just 84 days. Felipe Alou was a three-time All-Star who managed Montreal
Ausmus played for the Astros for ten seasons in two separate stints.
With spring training just a couple of weeks away, Giants insider Alex Pavlovic runs through another set of questions from fans.
Alex Gordon agreed to consent to a trade by the Kansas City Royals starting June 16, an unusual provision in his new $4 million, one-year contract. Gordon has spent his entire career with the Royals and has the right to block trades under baseball's collective bargaining agreement because his has
Could the Red Sox ship Mookie Betts to San Diego? Between the potential of adding impactful prospects, taking on Wil Myers, and dealing with the Padres' front office, John Tomase breaks down the pros and cons.
The Nationals' hitting coach predicted before the World Series that Juan Soto would hit a home run off Gerrit Cole. It only took him one game to do it.
The LA Dodgers have every reason to believe that they were cheated out of the title. That doesn't mean that MLB will alter the record books Say one of your city's baseball teams loses in the World Series two years in a row. That's a tough pill to swallow, right? Wait, it gets worse. What if it turns
SportsTalk Live is on location at McCormick Place to preview SoxFest 2020. Chuck Garfien and David Haugh join David Kaplan on the panel.
The deal reportedly also includes an invite to spring training.
Lou Merloni explains why there's a chance Alex Cora could return to manage the Boston Red Sox in 2021.
The Giants inked former major league 1B/OF Darin Ruf to a minor league contract on Thursday. Ruf spent the last three years in South Korea.
The Boston Red Sox are still hoping to have a manager in place by spring training, but chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said Thursday it's possible they won't hire someone before pitchers and catchers report Feb. 12. ''It would certainly be ideal'' to have replaced Alex Cora
Nick Madrigal had himself a heck of a season in the minor leagues in 2019. Was it enough to earn himself a spot on the Opening Day roster? It doesn't sound like it, but that could change.
The Boston Red Sox are facing uncertainty at the manager position. On NBC Sports Boston's Arbella Early Edition, Lou Merloni detailed how the team can address their manager position if they believe their internal candidates are clean.
According to a report from The Athletic, the Red Sox and Padres have discussed a trade involving four-time All-Star outfielder Mookie Betts.
The Boston Red Sox reportedly have been in talks with the San Diego Padres about a possible Mookie Betts trade.
The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltran. New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltran departed without managing a game. Rojas, who had been the Mets quality control coach, was given a multiyear contract.
Rick Hahn's front office has been incredibly active this winter. But might there be even more work to be done before Opening Day rolls around in late March?
It could be another long season for the Detroit Tigers, but fans in the Motor City may not have to look far for signs of hope. ''We've got some pretty good ones going to Triple-A Toledo,'' Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire said. Gardenhire and general manager Al Avila indicated Thursday
Why should they when everything about America right now rewards lying and denying?
Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger is expected to miss the start of the regular season and likely needs to undergo core muscle surgery, general manager Jerry Dipoto said Thursday. Haniger suffered the injury during one of his offseason workouts earlier this week. Dipoto said the latest setback is tied
The Trail Blazers forward has long-admired the Yankees icon.
The Boston Red Sox franchise changed forever on this day 17 years ago with the signing of David Ortiz.