Jeff Passan

Josh Hader Locks Twitter Account After Alleged Old Tweets Surface

During the MLB All-Star game on Tuesday night, offensive tweets by Brewers pitcher Josh Hader resurfaced. Hader’s account quickly turned to private …

MLB All-Star Game

Josh Hader Apologizes for Old Racist Tweets: 'There's No Excuse'

Milwaukee Brewers reliever Josh Hader apologized Tuesday for racist, homophobic and misogynistic tweets that dated back to his time in high school.<p>"As a child I was immature," Hader said following Tuesday's All-Star Game, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>'s Jared Diamond. "I said some things that …

Baseball

MLB’s first half surprises & disappointments [Video]

As the All-Star break is complete, Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan, Tim Brown and Mike Oz take a look at the best and worst of the MLB season so far.

Jeff Passan

Hader addresses homophobic, racist tweets: 'I was young, immature, and stupid'

<i>Warning: Story contains coarse language</i><p>Josh Hader came under fire on Tuesday as a series of old homophobic and racist tweets of his surfaced during …

American League (MLB)

With Manny Machado reportedly L.A. bound, what’s next? [Video]

Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan, Tim Brown and Mike Oz discuss the Orioles third baseman, his pending move out of Baltimore to the Dodgers and which …

Baseball

Bryce Harper Caught Fire At The End Of The Final Round To Win The 2018 Home Run Derby

With the clock dwindling in the final minute of the 2018 Home Run Derby finals, Bryce Harper looked to be in serious trouble. Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber posted 18 home runs to set a high bar for the hometown hero in the nation’s capital and, after some early struggles, Harper needed …

Sports

MLB All-Star starting pitchers are rematch of 2017

For the second consecutive year, the Major League Baseball All-Star game will feature the same two starting pitchers.It was announced Monday that …

American League (MLB)

'You Are the Man': Chase Utley Reportedly to Retire

It appears The Man will be calling it a day … effective at the end of the 2018 season.<p>Chase Utley plans to retire at the end of the season, according …

Los Angeles

Chase Utley Plans To Retire At Season's End

<b>Chase Utley</b> has called a press conference for 3:15pm PT at Dodger Stadium this afternoon, the Dodgers announced. However, while immediate speculation …

Chase Utley

The Reds have talked with Los Angeles about Scooter Gennett

1 hour ago<p>Scooter Gennett is having a career season for the Reds. He's hitting .322, with 14 home runs and 58 RBI's. He's under Reds control through …

Los Angeles

Rosenthal: As Machado talks heat up, Dodgers and Brewers...

The Manny Machado sweepstakes soon might reach a point where one team, be it the Baltimore Orioles or one of their prospective trade partners, is …

Los Angeles

Trevor Bauer explains bizarre reason why he will only ever sign one-year deals

Trevor Bauer has certainly proven himself to be an eccentric fellow, and now that includes his business practices as well.<p>Speaking this week on the …

Major League Baseball

Trevor Bauer to Be 'Shot in the Nuts' with Paintball If He Inks Multiyear Deal

If 2011 No. 3 overall pick Trevor Bauer continues to pitch like an All-Star, the Cleveland Indians are probably hoping the right-hander will be wearing a Tribe uniform for the rest of his career.<p>The problem is he doesn't sound like he is willing to make that type of commitment...ever.<p>While many …

Baseball

Hour 3: Which LA Team Does Kawhi Want?

Sarah Spain and Myron Medcalf discuss Kawhi avoiding the Spurs during rehab and Jimmy Butler's grievances in Minnesota. Plus, Jeff Passan and Michael …

Basketball

Astros Crawfish Boil: June 28th, 2018

Start your morning with the top headlines from around baseballAstros News and NotesLast Night: Game Recap: Alexander the Great Conquers Toronto. …

Food

Fair Play: Arm injuries among young baseball players

video.other<p>NBC Sports Washington<p>https://www.nbcsports.com/washington/video/fair-play-arm-injuries-among-young-baseball-players<p>Professional baseball …

Jeff Samardzija

Dbacks' Bradley Pooped Pants Before Appearance

28 minutes ago<p><b>Arizona Diamondbacks</b> ace reliever <b>Archie Bradley</b> is admitting to crapping his pants before entering the game for the Snakes this season. …

Arizona Diamondbacks

Report: Royals trade Kelvin Herrera to Nationals

The Washington Nationals have strengthened their bullpen in a significant way, as they've reportedly completed a trade for Kansas City Royals closer …

Kansas City

Is Jeff Passan a bad person for disliking Canada geese? [Video]

Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan has a burning hatred of geese. Does that make Jeff a bad person? Subscribe to the Yahoo Sports MLB Podcast on …

Geese

Yahoo Sports MLB Podcast by Yahoo Sports on Apple Podcasts

Name<p>Description<p>Released<p>Price<p>1<p>CleanJose Berrios & Eddie Rosario, burner accounts and the Yankees vs. ESPN<p>Jose Berrios and Eddie Rosario of the …

Mike Scioscia

Jeff Passan: Alex Reyes has the potential to be a top 10-15 pitcher in baseball

Jeff Passan

Rays’ Carlos Gomez reveals he built coffins as a teenager

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Carlos Gomez is known for his unique style of play. Like many players born in Latin America, to make it out is an …

Major League Baseball

Blue Jays likelier playoff team with Guerrero Jr. in lineup

MLB insider Jeff Passan tells Tim and Sid when the Jays call up top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr., it’ll be because he can hit the ball very hard …

Toronto Blue Jays

Report: Mets willing to eat big chunk of Harvey's salary for better trade return

The New York Mets are hopeful they can find a trade partner for Matt Harvey, and they're willing to pony up some dough to make it happen.<p>The Mets are …

Baseball

Mets reportedly willing to eat big part of Matt Harvey’s salary

Matt Harvey’s career with the New York Mets is over, but the team is hoping to get something back for him.The Mets are going to designate Harvey for …

New York Mets

Jeff Passan: 'It's time' for Blue Jays to call up Guerrero Jr.

As Vladimir Guerrero Jr. continues to light up double-A ball with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports believes that now is the …

Baseball

Who talked trash better - Derek Jeter and Bryant Gumbel? [Video]

Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan and Mike Oz discuss a recent interview between Derek Jeter and Bryant Gumbel on HBO Real Sports. Subscribe to the Yahoo …

Derek Jeter

Ohtani will start Tuesday vs. Red Sox after Angels-Royals postponed

It appears only Mother Nature can stop Shohei Ohtani.<p>The two-way phenom's third major-league start will have to wait, as Sunday's contest between the …

Baseball

Shohei Ohtani surprised a young Royals fan with a signed bat

Shohei Ohtani put on a show Thursday night in Kansas City, and after some Royals fans booed when Ohtani was intentionally walked early, the Angels star hit a triple with the bases loaded in the 7th to break open the game.<p>Prior to the Angels’ 7-1 win, Ohtani shared a special moment with a young …

Shohei Ohtani

Report: Buxton, Berrios, Kepler rejected long-term deals from Twins

The Minnesota Twins' attempt to lock up their young core this winter was unsuccessful.<p>The club reportedly made an effort to sign Byron Buxton, Jose …

Sports