Archive for the ‘Sports/Baseball/MLB’ Category

Mets fire GM after he sent explicit texts to female reporter

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
Mets GM Explicit Texts

New York Mets general manager Jared Porter was fired Tuesday after sending graphic, uninvited text messages and images to a female reporter in 2016 when he was working for the Chicago Cubs in their front office.

Padres acquire Yu Darvish from Cubs in 7-player trade: reports

Monday, December 28th, 2020
Cubs Reds Baseball

The San Diego Padres' whirlwind offseason continued Monday night as they reportedly acquired right-hander Yu Darvish from the Chicago Cubs as part of a seven-player deal.

Jays’ Montoyo says free agents inquiring about Toronto status for upcoming season

Friday, December 18th, 2020

Each time Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo has made a pitch to free agents this off-season, there's one topic he's known will come up. The number one question remains: Will the club play in Toronto next season.

Longtime MLB player Omar Vizquel denies wife’s domestic abuse allegations

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020

Longtime major league shortstop Omar Vizquel denied accusations of domestic abuse made by his wife after she described two alleged acts of physical violence by the 11-time Gold Glove winner in a story published Wednesday by The Athletic.

Cleveland MLB team to change name: reports

Sunday, December 13th, 2020

Cleveland's Major League Baseball team will change its name amid criticism that it is racist, the New York Times and ESPN reported on Sunday.

Shapiro hopes Jays can return to Toronto next season while eyeing contingencies

Friday, December 11th, 2020

Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro is optimistic his team will be able play in Toronto next season, but adds there are currently too many variables to begin planning.

Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins preaching patience amid slow free agency period

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

It was status quo for the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday as the annual winter meetings wrapped without any significant moves by Canada's only big-league team.

Sportsnet parts ways with veteran Blue Jays announcer Mike Wilner

Friday, November 27th, 2020

Rogers Sportsnet is parting ways with veteran Toronto Blue Jays radio announcer Mike Wilner.

Cleveland’s Shane Bieber unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
Cleveland Bieber

Cleveland ace Shane Bieber was the unanimous winner of the AL Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, capping an impressive rise by the right-hander to one of the game's best pitchers.

Marcus Stroman indicates he will accept Mets’ qualifying offer

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Pitcher Marcus Stroman has indicated he will accept the New York Mets' $18.9 million qualifying offer to stay with the team for 2021.