The Boston Red Sox and John Farrell will be parting ways just a day after the Red Sox got so thoroughly bounced from the playoffs by a far superior team. Farrell, 55, completed his fifth season as Red Sox manager in 2017, leading the team to a 93-69 (.574) record and the club’s ninth American…… Continue reading Red Sox Give John Farrell Walking Papers
Can you find him?
The Sonoma Stompers will be the first professional team to have women on the field since the 1950s. Beginning tomorrow, the Stompers wil be starting 17 year old Kelsie Whitmore in left field while 25 year old Stacy Piagno will be pitching. Will this be a one time event or the start of a major…… Continue reading Independence Team Sonoma Stompers to Sign Two Women Players
Heads up. If you run into a traditionalist, run, because you are not going to hear the end of this one.
Nintendo of America has sold it’s majority ownership stake of the Seattle Mariners to wireless-industry pioneer John Stanton. The deal was announced yesterday and is still pending approval by Major League Baseball. The group will own a whopping 90 percent stake in the franchise which is currently valued at 1.4 Billion with a B dollars. …… Continue reading Under New Management, Nintendo Sells Mariners To John Stantons Group
Some of the biggest changes to Wrigley won’t be seen by most fans…
The snozzberries taste like snozzberries…
After terribly public and particularly gruesome injuries occurred to the Pirate’s Jung Ho Kang and the Met’s Ruben Tejada, MLB vowed to work on making the game safer for second baseman and short stops by eliminating the take out slide. It now appears they are making good on that promise, and change may occur sooner…… Continue reading MLB Close To Changes To Sliding Rule
Fox baseball broadcasts are getting better! John Smoltz is replacing Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci in the booth for next year. Yes, Joe Buck will still be there as the play-by-play guy, but this is still a definite improvement. I’ve never been a fan of three-person baseball broadcast booths. And Reynolds just wasn’t good. A…… Continue reading Good news from the broadcast booth
Park Byung-ho introduced by Twins…
It’s working in basketball. Will baseball follow?
The only surprise is that it didn’t happen Lane Kiffin style, via phone at an airport. The MLB Trade rumors is reporting that Matt Williams has been given his walking papers. Last year he won NL manager of the year. Methinks there is a Homer Simpson, union spokesman quality about this whole thing. Williams won…… Continue reading Breaking News: Williams Out as Nats Manager