From now until the World Baseball Classic begins on March 6, we’ll be helping you get to know each team involved in baseball’s global tournament. Australia will not bring a star-studded team to the 2017 World Baseball Classic, but they will bring a team hopeful of making history. In their previous
Here’s some potentially good news if you want to see the home team take batting practice. If you’re a fan that only attends a handful of MLB games each season, chances are catching batting practice is a high priority. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the commissioners office and the
Noah Syndergaard (left) and Bryce Harper are not on the best of terms? As if the escalating tensions at Yankees camp weren’t enough drama for the opening weekend of spring training, the rivalry between the Nationals and Mets — and specifically Bryce Harper and Noah Syndergaard — appears poised to continue
Jered Weaver is moving down the road in Southern California to sunny San Diego. BIGGEST NEWS OF THE DAY: The San Diego Padres have agreed to a one-year deal with Jered Weaver, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale. The 34-year-old right-hander has no fastball left to speak of, but the Padres hope
A lot of eyes are on Blake Swihart this spring. The Boston Red Sox catcher is trying to get back in the groove at his natural position after a move to the outfield derailed his 2016 season. According to Mass Live’s Christopher Smith, what Swihart has is a good old fashioned case of the yips, and so
Dellin Betances’ arbitration hearing has created quite a stir in Yankees camp. There’s a situation brewing at Yankees camp that could have a long-standing impact on the relationship between the team and star reliever Dellin Betances. On Saturday, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported that Betances was
Yasiel Puig is a man on a mission. Yasiel Puig is coming to get you. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder has been spotted holding a new piece of lumber that would help him strike fear into the hearts of opponents again, while also helping fend off a zombie apocalypse should one materialize.
Lucas Giolito (left) says goodbye to grandfather Warren Frost, who died Friday at age 91. Warren Frost, a veteran actor remembered most for his roles on “Twin Peaks” and “Seinfeld,” died on Friday. Giolito was the No. 16 overall pick of the Washington Nationals in the 2012 MLB Draft.
Nick Swisher calls it a career after 12 MLB seasons. Here you’ll find a quick recap on everything from the latest injury news to translations, along with other stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. THE DREAM IS OVER, BABY!: Those were the words of Nick Swisher, who announced
Mets prospect Dominic Smith hopes a healthy lifestyle leads to a longer career. Sometimes they truly symbolize a new beginning, which is exactly what New York Mets prospect Dominic Smith is hoping for in 2017.
Arizona Diamondbacks starter Archie Bradley believes he’s solved the riddle that will bring him success in Major League Baseball. Speaking to the media at the Diamondbacks spring training facility this week, Bradley revealed that he hasn’t shaved since Oct. 31, a span that now covers 108 days.
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell thinks bunting against the shift could be a new weapon for his club. The Boston Red Sox lineup will have a different look this season with David Ortiz officially retired. Even with the signing of Mitch Moreland, a potential bounce back season from Pablo Sandoval and
Baseball is back and so is Pete Rose, as he continues defending his gambling habits. The Major League Baseball hit king and current Fox Sports 1 analyst made an appearance on the season 3 premiere of Joe Buck’s talk show “Undeniable,” which airs on the AT&T Audience Sports Network. Rose, who was denied
DISARRAY: Veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins enters camp hoping to win a job with the San Francisco Giants this spring. At this time last year, he was attempting to do the same under much crazier circumstances with the Chicago White Sox. As everyone knows, the White Sox were involved in a bizarre storyline
As the world continues mourning former Detroit Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch, who died on Feb. 11 at age 87, we’re being reminded of just how far his kindness and goodwill extended. In particular, there’s a story that’s resurfaced that tells of the lengths Ilitch went to in assisting Rosa Parks
David Rollins has been designated for assignment six times this offseason. If you routinely check the list of baseball transactions, then you’re likely familiar with the story of David Rollins. Since Nov. 18, Rollins has changed teams five times.
Brandon Phillips is returning to his hometown of Atlanta to play for the Braves. The Atlanta Braves announced Sunday that they’ve acquired veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips — an Atlanta native — from the Cincinnati Reds. FOX Sports Ken Rosenthal was the first to report a trade was nearing completion
Will Smash Mouth get to play at Sean Doolittle’s wedding? Sean Doolittle is getting married. The Oakland A’s reliever proposed to longtime girlfriend Eireann Dolan this week and was proud to announce via Twitter that she said yes.
San Francisco Giants fans knew they were in for a good day on Saturday. Their beloved franchise held its annual FanFest at AT&T Park, which meant an opportunity to mingle with current players, coaches and even a few legends to get them ready for the new season.
Bartolo Colon signing with the Atlanta Braves wasn’t the winter’s biggest blockbuster move, but it was big enough to inspire its own blockbuster-sized movie trailer. It’s the epic Bartolo Colon movie trailer you never knew you needed. As is often the case with Bartolo Colon, we’re not sure if “Bartlanta
Just days after losing his father, Clif Lorenzen, to a months-long illness, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Michael Lorenzen returned to the team with a heavy heart, and a new found determination to make his father proud. What followed was a moment so powerful, everyone around baseball seemed to celebrate it
Andrew Benintendi is baseball’s top prospect. The votes are in and the consensus agrees that Boston Red Sox outfielder Andrew Benintendi is the No. 1 prospect in baseball. Benintendi, 22, sits atop the prospect lists released by Baseball Prospectus, MLB.com and most recently Baseball America, which
Will Yasiel Puig be one of the odd men out on the Dodgers loaded roster? It’s said that baseball teams can never have too much depth. That was proven correct by the Los Angeles Dodgers last season, when a record 28 different players landed on the disabled list. On Friday, the Dodgers made two additions
A rightwing network of British bloggers and social media activists has emerged as an increasingly influential voice for white nationalists and for those who oppose multiculturalism. The network is also credited with helping propel Donald Trump to the presidency, a new report has claimed. In its annual
BIGGEST MOVES OF THE DAY: The Los Angeles Dodgers do not rest. On Friday, they made another pair of notable moves by re-signing Chase Utley and adding Franklin Gutierrez, both reportedly on one-year deals. Financial details on Utley’s deal were not immediately known. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports