So many questions come to mind when looking at this screenshot from Thursday’s Padres-Rockies matchup: Is the MLB testing out a new form of the seventh-inning stretch? Are players and umpires napping because games are too long? Were the players attempting to recreate Phil Wellman’s famous tantrum from 10 years ago? The answer to all of […]
Wherever quarterback turned baseball player Tim Tebow goes, the people follow. Expect a huge crowd in Jupiter, Fla on Wednesday as Tebow will get his first taste of MLB action on Wednesday for the New York Mets as their designated hitter. Unfortunately for Tebow, he’ll have to face off against defending A.L. Cy Young winner […]
While it’s still early, Mets prospect Luis Guillorme may have made the best play of Spring Training. He didn’t even have to take the field to do it. During Thursday’s game against the Marlins, shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria lost control of his bat, sending it spiraling toward the Mets’ dugout. Several players ducked for cover, but […]
A 35-year bet has finally paid off for TNT broadcaster Craig Sager, as the Cubs overcame a 3-1 deficit to win the World Series. The lifelong Cubs fan, who is currently battling Leukemia, has put a $1,000 wager on Chicago to win it all since the beginning of the 1981 season. His son revealed details […]
If you’re a sports fan, it doesn’t get much better than 2016. Buzzer beaters, Game 7’s and a 5,000-1 odds-defying champ. 2017, you’ve got some work to do.
ATLANTA (AP) — Longtime Atlanta Braves executive John Schuerholz has stepped back from a day-to-day role with the team as it prepares for the final season at Turner Field. The Braves announced several front-office changes Thursday, including Schuerholz moving from team president to vice chairman. Mike Plant will take over a president in charge of […]
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Byung Ho Park sat at his locker in the Minnesota Twins’ spring training clubhouse, sipping a cup of iced coffee, oiling a first baseman’s glove and interacting with teammates. He’s relaxed. There’s no hint of anxiety, which would be natural considering the challenge he faces. Instead, the Korean slugger is […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are worth $3.4 billion, up 6 percent from last year and the highest evaluation for the 19th straight year. In its annual rankings, released Wednesday, Forbes claims the average value of a Major League Baseball team increased 7 percent in the last year to $1.3 […]
Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you’d like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow. 1. The Open – Round 3 [xfinity-record-button id=”9087182248211953112″ program_type=”episode”] Details: […]
One man’s World Series dream is coming true for the price of a ballpark frank.