1. Tigers' Francisco Rodriguez Eyeing 450-Saves Club in 2017

    Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez has a good shot at joining the 450-saves club during the 2017 season, requiring only 20 more to become just the fourth pitcher in MLB history to reach the career milestone, per MLB...

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  2. Former Phillies, Yankees and Mets Manager Dallas Green Dies at Age 82

    Former MLB manager and executive Dallas Green, who led the Philadelphia Phillies to the 1980 World Series, died Wednesday. He was 82. "The game lost a great baseball man today," Phillies chairman David Montgomery said in a statement ...

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  3. World Baseball Classic 2017 Final: Start Time, TV Schedule and Live Stream Info

    After over two weeks of competition, the 2017 World Baseball Classic will come to a close Wednesday night with either the United States or Puerto Rico becoming the new champion...

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  4. Carlos Carrasco Reveals He Once Ate Pizza 90 Straight Days at Spring Training

    Athletes tend to stick to a nutritional diet in order to keep their bodies in tip-top shape, but every once in a while, they can allow themselves a cheat day. Key words being "once in a while...

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  5. Marcus Stroman Says Mother Has Been Harassed After Decision to Pitch for USA

    Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman , who will start for the United States in the World Baseball Classic championship against Puerto Rico on Wednesday, told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports his mother has been harassed on social media...

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  6. Boston Red Sox: Final Predictions for Each Key Spring Position Battle

    With the World Baseball Classic winding down and Opening Day just on the horizon, position battles in every camp are getting serious. It's the time of year when tough decisions must be made and when rosters simply have to be trimmed...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 9,794 reads 0 comments

  7. New York Yankees: Final Predictions for Each Key Spring Position Battle

    There is no shortage of intrigue in New York Yankees camp this spring. T here have been storylines galore b etween a number of prized prospects getting an extended look, the ...

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  8. Final Win-Loss Predictions for Every MLB Team in 2017

    Spring training is almost ready to give way to the regular season. Soon, it will be out with the fake games and in with the real ones. Want to know how those will pan out? You've come to the right place...

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  9. The Longest Home Runs in MLB History

    Hitting a baseball hundreds of feet is incredibly hard. Accurately measuring those moonshots isn't much easier...

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  10. Can Red Sox's Killer B's Be Even Better Than Bryant-Russell-Rizzo-Baez?

    The 2017 Boston Red Sox's alliteration game is strong. From left field to right field, they've got Andrew Benintendi , Jackie Bradley Jr. and Mookie Betts. At shortstop, there's Xander Bogaerts ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 16,717 reads 0 comments

  11. 2017 World Baseball Classic's Biggest Breakout Performers

    The World Baseball Classic has its detractors (hi, Adrian Gonzalez ). This year's incarnation generated plenty of interest, however, thanks to some suspenseful, well-played games ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 8 days ago 22,367 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB the Show 17: Top Features, New Modes, Release Date and Cover

    Late summer into early fall is a sports video game goldmine. The FIFA, NBA2K, Madden, WWE2K and NHL series each release in that short window that it makes it frankly a little overwhelming...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 days ago 7,026 reads 0 comments

  13. Bartolo Colon Closing in on Exclusive Strikeout Club

    The Atlanta Braves signed 43-year-old Bartolo Colon to a one-year, $12.5 million contract in the offseason, essentially guaranteeing his stay in the majors for at least a 20th season...

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  14. 1st Openly Gay MLB Player David Denson Retires at Age 22

    Minor league first baseman David Denson announced he has retired from professional baseball, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 's Tom Haudricourt reported. Denson was the first openly gay baseball player in an MLB -affiliated league...

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  15. Red Sox Minor League Club Plans to Make Tim Tebow Focus of Strikeout Giveaway

    Tim Tebow is not qualified to be a professional baseball player. At least his attempt to disguise himself as one may produce free Whoppers for minor league baseball fans in South Carolina...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 29,267 reads 0 comments

  16. Barry Bonds Joins Giants Front Office as Special Adviser to CEO

    The San Francisco Giants announced Tuesday that legendary outfielder Barry Bonds joined the organization in an advisory role...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 days ago 22,551 reads 0 comments

  17. Yadier Molina Throws Out Celebrating Jurickson Profar in WBC Semifinal

    Puerto Rico edged the Netherlands 4-3 in an intense 11-inning World Baseball Classic semifinal showdown Monday night...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 13,651 reads 0 comments

  18. Mets Minor Leaguer Pays Price for Parking in Jacob deGrom's Spot

    New York Mets minor leaguer Kevin Kaczmarski made the mistake of parking in a spot reserved for star pitcher Jacob deGrom ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 9 days ago 18,021 reads 0 comments

  19. Tim Anderson, White Sox Agree on 6-Year Contract Extension

    The Chicago White Sox and shortstop Tim Anderson came to terms on a six-year, $25 million contract extension Tuesday, the team announced ...

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  20. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Center Fielders

    Ranking players at the center field position is a bit different than their corner outfield counterparts. Defense carries considerably more value up the middle, so teams are often ...

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  21. Healthy Greg Bird Can Become All-Star Force for Yankees in 2017

    The day Greg Bird hit his first two spring training home runs for the New York Yankees , he told reporters that this spring "just feels like baseball." "It's awesome," Bird said, according to Dan Martin of the New York Post ...

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  22. B/R's 2017 All-Spring Training Team with 1 Week to Go

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Spring stats don't matter, except when they do. Every year, scalding exhibition performances evaporate like a desert mirage once the games start to count...

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  23. Tim Tebow's New Minor League Baseball Team Courted Him Via Twitter 7 Months Ago

    The Columbia Fireflies' dreams became reality seven months after they set their sights on Tim Tebow . Shortly after Tebow made the announcement that he was transitioning from football ...

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  24. Tim Tebow to Be Assigned to Low-A Columbia by Mets

    The New York Mets are sending aspiring baseball player Tim Tebow to their low Class-A affiliate, the Columbia Fireflies, this season, according to Marc Carig of Newsday ...

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  25. Didi Gregorius Suffers Shoulder Injury, Pulls out of 2017 World Baseball Classic

    New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius suffered a shoulder injury and has been removed from the Netherlands roster for the remainder of the World Baseball Classic , according to Bryan Hoch of MLB ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 13,975 reads 0 comments