Tag: Baseball

MLB Managers Urge Pitchers to Get Tommy John Surgery Now

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Kathy Willens/Associated Press

With the Major League Baseball season on hiatus until further notice, managers are trying to make the best of the situation by telling their top pitchers to get Tommy John surgery now, while they likely won’t miss any playing time. Continue reading “MLB Managers Urge Pitchers to Get Tommy John Surgery Now”

‘Field of Dreams’ Players Quietly Take Over Major League Stadiums on Game-less Opening Day

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Universal Studios

At the start of the year, the 2020 baseball calendar had March 26 marked as Opening Day, with the Cubs taking on the Brewers in Milwaukee to begin the season. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was postponed, meaning the stadiums were left without players or fans. Taking advantage of this, the players from the “Field of Dreams” decided to move into the Major League parks for a bit.

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Houston Astros Experiencing Difficulties Cheating After Trash Can Confiscation

by Dale DePalatis
Photo by Associated Press

According to exclusive reports, the metal trash cans with which all MLB dugouts are equipped have been removed from the visiting Astros dugout this year right before the Houston players arrive, causing difficulty for the ‘Stros in their cheating endeavors. Continue reading “Houston Astros Experiencing Difficulties Cheating After Trash Can Confiscation”

Christian Yelich, Brewers Agree on Nine-Broken-Knee-Cap Deal Worth $215 Million

by Alex Poletti
Photo by NY Post

2018 NL MVP Christian Yelich has agreed to a deal that will keep him with the Milwaukee Brewers for his next nine broken knee caps for a grand total of $215 million. Continue reading “Christian Yelich, Brewers Agree on Nine-Broken-Knee-Cap Deal Worth $215 Million”

Astros Unveil New Bubble Wrap Away Game Uniforms for 2020

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Frank Franklin II/Associated Press

The Astros are gearing up for the retribution facing them in 2020 in style. A few weeks into spring training, the team unveiled their new bubble-wrap uniforms that they’ll be wearing for all 81 away games this upcoming season. Continue reading “Astros Unveil New Bubble Wrap Away Game Uniforms for 2020”

Luis Severino Out for Year Tommy John Surgery, Still Projected as No. 2 Starter for Yankees

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

The New York Yankees are faced with a serious setback in their quest for a 28th World Series championship, as starting pitcher Luis Severino will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will sideline the fireballer for the entirety of the 2020 season. Despite being unable to pitch at all, the Yankees still project that Severino will be the team’s second best starter after free-agent signing Gerrit Cole. Continue reading “Luis Severino Out for Year Tommy John Surgery, Still Projected as No. 2 Starter for Yankees”

Mariners Terrified That Ichiro Their Best Pitcher Heading Into Spring Training

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Rich Schultz

The Seattle Mariners have a predicament before their Spring Training games begin: who will be their ace this upcoming season? Their lefty one-two punch of Marco Gonzalez and Yusei Kikuchi hardly strikes terror the hearts of opposing lineups, and top prospect Justus Sheffield isn’t quite ready to handle the load. Instead, the horrified party is manager Scott Servais, who realized a week after pitchers and catchers reported to Arizona that his best pitching option was retired outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Continue reading “Mariners Terrified That Ichiro Their Best Pitcher Heading Into Spring Training”