Justin Verlander

10 Times Celebrities Got Real AF About Their Sex Lives & The Details Are Steamy

Celebrities have stylists, personal chefs, glam teams, and big ol' bank accounts. As it turns out, a lot of them have pretty fantastic sex lives to …

Ansel Elgort

Kris Bryant says big changes needed in CBA - and he's ready to fight for them

MESA, Ariz. – Kris Bryant is four seasons from a free agent payday, years removed from the action – or inaction – that occurred this winter, when the market was depressed for superstars and role players alike.<p>Yet, the Chicago Cubs superstar and 2016 National League MVP felt a change within him, as …

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Heyman | Orioles Agree To Deal With Colby Rasmus

Report | Alshon Jeffery undergoes rotator cuff surgery<p>Published<p>10 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 21, 2018<p>Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports<p><b>Philadelphia Eagles</b> wide …

NFL

Panthers Name Marty Hurney General Manager

Astros prospect Forrest Whitley suspended 50 games<p>Published<p>14 mins ago<p>on<p>Feb 21, 2018<p>Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports<p><b>Houston Astros</b> pitching prospect</b> …

NFL

40 Fantasy Facts - AL West Edition

<i>Looking for an edge in your fantasy baseball drafts? Here are 40 facts from the 2017 season involving players from the American League West (ADPs</i> …

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Tigers' top pitching prospects hope to lead way in team's rebirth

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Nearly all of the Detroit Tigers top prospects were conveniently assembled in the same conference room Wednesday afternoon when the …

Baseball

Ranking the Top 50 MLB Players at the Start of Spring Training Games

There are 750 players in Major League Baseball during the regular season. During spring training, many more vie for spots on 25-man rosters.<p>It's not easy to narrow a list of the best down to just 50 players. But go ahead and try to stop us.<p>There's no good way to do this objectively. The best we can …

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The Royals could help Mike Moustakas land a $50 million contract

Mike Moustakas is still a free agent, coming off a season in which he posted a career-best and Royals franchise record 38 home runs. Given that …

Baseball

If AL East is determined by trade deadline, Yankees edge Red Sox

TAMPA — Let’s be honest, it’s a coin flip in trying to pick a favorite in the AL East now that the Red Sox have finally signed J.D. Martinez — a move …

Baseball

Astros Kyle Tucker: Promising Prospect or Trade Asset?

MIAMI, FL - JULY 09: Kyle Tucker #30 of the Houston Astros and the U.S. Team grounds out in the first inning against the World Team during the …

Alex Bregman

Dodgers head into spring training as World Series betting favorite

While trading for Giancarlo Stanton gives the New York Yankees a pair of 50-home run hitters in their lineup, the sharps still believe pitching and …

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Felix Hernandez has earned the prestige of being Mariners’ opening-day starter

His numbers have declined, but King Felix still has a presence, and my hunch is that he is desperate to keep it that way. A hungry Felix is a good …

Baseball

Dodgers favourites, Blue Jays longshots on 2018 World Series odds

With the start of Grapefruit League and Cactus League action just days away, the Los Angeles Dodgers have emerged as slim favourites to win the 2018 …

Baseball

Peter Gammons: Early Spring look at Aaron Boone’s Yankees

TAMPA—The most common phrase here at Legends Field is “they are the Yankees again.” Which they are. They’re coming off 91 wins and a post-season in …

Aaron Boone

MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on pitch clocks

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has imposed stricter limits on mound visits by players in an effort to speed games but decided against 20-second pitch clocks for 2018.<p>After more than a year of negotiations, the Major League Baseball Players Association refused to agree to the changes but also …

Baseball

Ten bold predictions for 2018 MLB season

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports<p>The 2017 MLB season was historic. The league-wide single-season home run record was not only broken, it was …

Baseball

Astros' McCullers is back on mound with new rules in play

When last seen, Lance McCullers plunked four Los Angeles Dodgers during the first three innings of Game 7 of the World Series.<p>On Tuesday, a few hours …

Baseball

Houston Astros Place Eight Players In MLB Top 100 Now

<b>2. Jose Altuve, 2B, Astros</b><br>The reigning AL MVP, Altuve helped the Astros win their first World Series title last fall. He has led the AL in hits in …

Baseball

Vegas: Tigers are awful, but not worst in AL Central

Las Vegas doesn't like the 2018 Tigers. Heck, few folks do.<p>But Vegas also doesn't see the 2018 Tigers finishing last in the American League Central, …

Baseball

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander on MLB changes: 'It ruins the rhythm of the game'

Justin Verlander speaks out against MLB rule change

The good news is that this has been covered. MLB did grant a special waiver for catchers to go out and confer with pitchers if there is a cross-up, …

Baseball

Charlie Morton has hilarious take on MLB rule changes

MLB’s rule changes have clearly struck a nerve with the Houston Astros. Justin Verlander commented on the issues with them on Monday. Later in the …

Major League Baseball

Top position battles to watch this spring

Can you smell that? I-it smells like baseball.<p>At this very moment, all across Florida and Arizona, ballplayers are stretching and playing catch, …

Baseball

Unraveling the trades Yankees will make now and later

TAMPA — Think of this like a baseball mystery.<p>We will assemble the clues to date and see if you wind up with the same solution as me: The Yankees are …

Masahiro Tanaka

2018 World Series Odds: Dodgers Leading Betting Futures over Astros and Yankees

With a young, offensively gifted lineup and top-five rotation, the Los Angeles Dodgers at +500 (bet $100 to win $500) are atop the 2018 World Series odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.<p>Although a high bar, Los Angeles looks to build upon its 104-win campaign in which it outscored the …

Baseball

Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Expansion, Free Agency, Bucs, Jays, Giants, O's, Mets

This week in baseball blogs…<p>Expos Reloaded urges MLB to add multiple expansion teams.<p>Nyrdcast searches for the causes of the slow free-agent market …

Baseball

Out of options, Farmer might be making last stand with Tigers

<i>Lakeland, Fla.</i> — The odds look stacked against him, but when was that ever not the case for Buck Farmer?<p>Farmer has pitched in parts of the last four …

Baseball

Transaction Analysis: Twins Bolster Rotation with Odorizzi's Reverse Splits

Image credit: USA Today Sports<p><i>Minnesota Twins acquired RHP Jake Odorizzi from Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for IF-R Jermaine Palacios. [2/17]</i><p>This has …

Baseball

After last season's personal tragedy, Tim Anderson ready to unleash real self

GLENDALE, AZ -- There’s a different Tim Anderson at White Sox spring training this year.<p>You can see it on his face You can hear it in his voice.<p>“I’m …

Chicago White Sox

Los Angeles Angels: Could the Angels shock the Astros?

<b>The reigning World Series Champions will start 2018 with most projections having them retaking the AL West and defending their World Series title.</b> …

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