Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling Biggest Losers in Hall of Fame Voting

With the process still tainted by the steroid era, David Ortiz was the only player to earn induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year, while the likes of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens were left out. LaLiga, Liga MX, Bundesliga, MLS, MLB, UFC and thousands of live events, exclusive original series and much … Read more

Albert Pujols hits home run in his goodbye to Dominican winter baseball

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Albert Pujols kept the power of his bat for his last game in the Dominican winter baseball championship and this Friday he fired his first home run with the Leones del Escogido, who despite this ended up losing 3-2 to Los Gigantes del Cibao at the Quisqueya Juan Marichal Stadium. … Read more

MLB lockout looks imminent after negotiations end abruptly

IRVING, Texas – A Major League Baseball player lockout appeared imminent after discussions between the league and the union halted negotiations Wednesday afternoon, less than 12 hours before the game’s collective bargaining agreement expired. . In what will likely be the last talks between the parties before the expected shutdown of league players on Thursday, … Read more

Marcus Semien agrees to 7 years and $ 175 million with Rangers

Infielder Marcus Semien and the Texas Rangers agree to a seven-year contract, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN’s Jeff Passan on Sunday. The deal is worth $ 175 million, a source said. After struggling in the shortened 2020 campaign with the Oakland Athletics, Semien bet on himself last offseason, accepting a one-year offer from … Read more

The curious case of David Ortiz’s Hall of Fame

Although the player has all the statistical and award-winning merits to reach Cooperstown, many skeptics point to the “Mitchell Report” as proof that “Big Papi” does not belong to immortality. David ortiz is one of thirteen new names that will appear for the first time on the voters’ ballot for the Cooperstown Hall of Fame. … Read more

David Ortiz and A-Rod debut on Cooperstown Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK – David Ortiz, Alex Rodríguez, Ryan Howard and Tim Lincecum stand out among the group of 13 players who appear on the ballot for the first time for the Hall of Fame. Another 17 players repeat on the list of the Baseball Writers Association of North America (Bbwaa). Alex Rodríguez jokes with David … Read more

The NY Yankees nominate Clint Frazier, Rougned Odor and Tyler Wade for assignment

NEW YORK – Clint Frazier’s tenure with the New York Yankees may have ended after five unsatisfactory seasons, when New York designated him for an assignment Friday to open a roster spot for a prospect before the Winter Meetings draft. . Frazier can be claimed by another major league team with exemptions. If not, he … Read more

Ray and Wheeler were the most horses, MLB horses

Robbie Ray During the last major league season, just six pitchers threw more than 190 innings in 2021. Four of them finished with an ERA of less than 2.85. And only two of the group surpassed 240 strikeouts: Roobie Ray and Zack Wheeler. In a season when the role of starting pitcher strayed even further … Read more

Des and the Dodgers: N.L. actor Mark O’Brien to throw first pitch at MLB game

People in Newfoundland and Labrador may know him best as Des from Republic of Doyle, but Mark O’Brien is now taking aim at the big leagues of baseball. He’ll be throwing the ceremonial opening pitch at the L.A. Dodgers game against the San Francisco Giants at Dodgers Stadium Friday night  I want the GM to stand … Read more

Clayton Kershaw ‘will always have a place’ with Dodgers, says Andrew Friedman

CARLSBAD, Calif. – The Los Angeles Dodgers’ decision not to make a qualifying offer to Clayton Kershaw is not an indication that the team is predisposed to let him go. It seems the opposite. “We have made it very clear that if Kershaw wants to come back, he will always have a place,” Dodgers president … Read more