Category Archive: Baseball

Dec 23

Encarnacion, Indians agree on 3 years, $60M with club option

Blog word.

  Free-agent slugger Edwin Encarnacion has agreed to a deal with the Cleveland Indians, according to multiple reports and confirmed by ESPN. The deal is for three years and $60 million, with a fourth-year club option of $20 million or a $5 million buyout, according to multiple reports.

Dec 06

Breaking: White Sox ace Chris Sale traded to Red Sox


The Chicago White Sox have traded starting pitcher Chris Sale to the the Boston Red Sox in exchange for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech and two other prospects to #WhiteSox, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Sale went 17–10 with a 3.34 ERA and 233 strikeouts in a career-high 226 2/3 innings for Chicago last season. …

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Oct 20

No Guts, No Glory: Joel Embiid warns Ben Simmons that Donald Trump will deport him


Ben Simmons finds himself with more time on his hands than he expected after he fractured a bone in his foot. Simmons used some of this extra time to take in the Presidential Debate on Wednesday night just like the rest of us. Also like the rest of us, Simmons decided to tweet his thoughts …

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Sep 30

Are the WINdians All In?


Quite a year to be a cleveland sports fan. First, the Cavs winning the championship. A parade of a million people. Then a quiet chant of…”are the Indians next?”  Facebook pages were started in the name of the Tribe being champs. Would we jinx them? No. If anything they rose to the occasion. Who is …

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Aug 27 Arizona Diamondbacks-Mitch Haniger Optioned to Triple-A Reno

A.J. Pollock is ready to make his long awaited return tonight at Chase Field* On Thursday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks optioned outfielder Mitch Haniger to Triple-A Reno and made room on the 25-man roster for A.J. *Pollock. The 28-year-old center fielder makes his 2016 season debut Friday night. That’s when the Diamondbacks entertain the Cincinnati …

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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History


1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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May 23 Pick up Chris Herrmann in your fantasy league


Who would have thought two months ago*that Chris Herrmann would even make the Diamondbacks? Never mind become their hottest hitter. Just under two months into the season, Herrmann has done just that. He’s batting .290/.342/.609 with five home runs and 19 RBI in 24 games this season, including 13 RBI in his last ten starts. …

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May 16

This was the worst possible weekend for the Diamondbacks


When someone asks a Diamondbacks fan how their weekend was at work or school tomorrow, they’ll probably say “good.” But the truth is, they’re dying on the inside. Heading into this*weekend’s series against the Giants, the Diamondbacks were only one game out of first place– with a golden chance to move into sole possession […] …

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Apr 03

The Sports Chicago Cubs Opening Day Roster vs L.A. Angels Unveiled


The Chicago Cubs have just unveiled their Opening Day 25-man roster. The 2016 season opener takes place tomorrow night in Los Angeles versus the Angels. It’s the “L.A. Angels,” or if you prefer, the “Anaheim Angels,” but it’s not “The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.” Team names are two words, not five. No one is …

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Mar 23

Rumors & Rants: Baseball Diplomacy: Hope Comes to Cuba Amid Painful History


When Richard Yates’*Revolutionary Road was published in 1961, many critics and readers dismissed it as yet another indictment of the American suburbs, a theme which even then had become trite (amazing how some things don’t change). For years, the best book of Yates’ career was essentially ignored, isolated to a corner of the literary community. …

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