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This popped up in my Twitter feed and I felt it had some applicability to baseball. This past October, Olga Khazan of The Atlantic highlighted a …
The owners of the New York Mets are no strangers to financial calamity. After losing $550 million in Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and paying out $80 …Investing
The downside of warming relations with America
LOOK for the Che Guevara mural on a pitch-black street corner in Lawton, a run-down district on the …Political Science
Going into this offseason, it was unclear whether the White Sox were going to be buyers or sellers. They answered that question by picking up Todd …Chicago White Sox
NEW YORK -- On the surface, Greg Bird's season-ending shoulder injury could be looked upon as a potential spare 2016 part gone missing. But Bird's …Major League Baseball
As I was reading Steven Martano's article last week on the worst position players of 2015, two things jumped out at me. First, the three worst …Sports Analytics
Each week, VICE Sports takes a look back at an important event from this week in sports history for Throwback Thursday, or #TBT for all you cool kids. You can read previous installments here.
Some people come within grasping reach of their most fervid wish only to find that in the end, whether …Cincinnati Reds
The Brewers and Diamondbacks agreed to a five-player deal on Saturday, sending shortstop Jean Segura and pitcher Tyler Wagner to Arizona in exchange …Arizona
Despite recent rumblings, it's OK to have different rules in each league
I am not sure when the designated hitter rule started to become a force for modernizing North American society.
I have read actual English-language articles on this topic in which the notion of spreading the DH to the National …Major League Baseball
Once upon a time, a baseball team constructed its pitching staff the way your contractor constructs your hallway -- from the front to the back. Boy, …Baseball
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays found a left-handed power bat in acquiring Corey Dickerson from the Rockies on Thursday, but it left them with a hole in …Baseball
The Mets will have a new Low Class A minor league affiliate in 2016. Well, it's a new old affiliate. The Savannah Sand Gnats, the team's affiliate since 2007, is relocating and will become the Columbia Fireflies this coming season.
The Fireflies unveiled their uniforms on Wednesday, and fittingly, …Fireflies
By Grey PapkeAh, true love.A cursory glance at Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado’s Instagram reveals that he really loves his wife, Yainee. …
LOS ANGELES — So, what do we make of this kid Corey Dickerson?
"Amazing hitter," Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis says. "There's nowhere to pitch him."
You know, Dickerson…left fielder…Colorado Rockies?
"I love that kid," one National League scout says. "His hand-eye coordination is incredible. And he's …
Could Carlos Gonzalez be on his way out?
Chris Humphreys USA TODAY SportsBefore asking what the heck the Rockies are doing, let’s start with some …
Albert Pujols has played through foot discomfort the past few seasons.Matt Brown Getty Images North AmericaLos Angeles Angels first baseman Albert …Baseball
Yoenis Cespedes’ free agency, one of the most exciting and least predictable Hot Stove sagas in recent memory, cast light on a few different …New York Mets
Rob Manfred's first year has flown by. If there has been a surprise for baseball's 10th Commissioner, perhaps that is it.
"It feels like it just started," he said.
Actually, Manfred celebrated his first anniversary on the job Monday. One year in, he loves it, loves it more than perhaps he could have …Major League Baseball
Monday marks the one-year anniversary of Rob Manfred taking over as commissioner of Major League Baseball. In a Q&A over the weekend with Yahoo …Pete Rose
Earlier this month the Rockies added to their outfield surplus by signing free agent Gerardo Parra. The three-year contract will pay Parra $27.5 million.
Parra will join Charlie Blackmon, Corey Dickerson, and Carlos Gonzalez in Colorado's outfield. All four are productive players and all four bat …Baseball
Forget playing the game the right way, one mystery player shows off both skill and swagger with the bat in outrageous clip
It's Friday, and if you're an East Coaster like me, you've probably already stocked up on the supplies necessary to survive Winter Storm Jonas – he always the best Jonas Brother …Batman
We have seen the Mets rebuild. It worked. They are the reigning National League champions. They have done some things right.
Yet because they are still the Mets, and still owned by the Wilpons, they must be incompetent. Is that how this works?
That is what the fans want to hear right now, it seems. …Baseball
The Major League Baseball groundskeepers are set to host their annual meeting in Los Angeles this weekend. Prior to the meetings, the late Gary Vanden …Hall of Fame
Major League Baseball is holding owners meetings this week, so we'll hear of a few newsworthy items on occasion, such as the trade deadline moving back a whopping 24 hours.
And then there's this:
Given the year-long interleague play, concern by some over pitcher injuries and how bad the NL pitchers …Baseball
The Buffalo Bills are making NFL history. According to ProFootballTalk.com, the Bills will be the first team in NFL history to have hired a full-time …Sports History
The Cardinals made significant waves at the outset of the season, hiring Jenn Welter to serve as a training-camp assistant coach, working with inside …Rex Ryan
Detroit already had the best Upton on their baseball team. Now Justin is joining Kate in the Motor City.Jerome Miron USA Today SportsWhen free-agent …Detroit