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MLB power rankings: San Francisco Giants climbing ladder "Details"

MLB power rankings: San Francisco Giants climbing ladder “Details”

MLB Power Rankings on Memorial Day. 1. Chicago Cubs (34-14, previously No. 1) – Not only are the Cubs running away from the NL Central, they are running away from all of baseball. It isn’t just the pitching that is...
Sean Conroy : Baseball team makes history with first openly gay pro

Sean Conroy : Baseball team makes history with first openly gay pro

Sean Conroy pitched a complete game shutout on Thursday night, striking out 11 and allowing just three hits, to lead the Sonoma Stompers to a decisive 7-0 victory over the Vallejo Admirals. He also made history, becoming the first...
Lloyd McClendon : Baseball manager earns standing ovation for truly epic umpire rant

Lloyd McClendon : Baseball manager earns standing ovation for truly epic umpire rant

Lloyd McClendon stole the show Tuesday night when his Seattle Mariners took on the New York Yankees. With the game scoreless in the third inning, it was ruled Alex Rodriguez didn’t cross the plane on a check swing. Mariners catcher...
Adam LaRoche announces he intends to retire from baseball - Details

Adam LaRoche announces he intends to retire from baseball “Details”

Adam LaRoche surprised the White Sox by telling them he intends to retire, leaving $13 million on the table. Adam LaRoche is still under contract with the White Sox, but he will "step away from baseball," according to the Chicago...
Tommy Hanson: Former Braves and Angels pitcher dies at 29 after falling into coma

Tommy Hanson: ‘Former Braves and Angels’ pitcher dies at 29 after falling into coma

Tommy Hanson, who spent four of his five MLB seasons with the Atlanta Braves, has died at the age of 29. A source told WSB-TV that Hanson had trouble breathing early Sunday morning and was taken to a hospital. He...
Joey Votto suspended two games, files appeal - Watch

Joey Votto suspended two games, files appeal “Watch”

Joey Votto received a two-game suspension and an undisclosed fine resulting from his ejection in the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game. What started as a disagreement about an outside pitch called for a strike escalated when Votto motioned toward...
Jason Heyward Bees Attack Delays Cubs-Mariners Game - Watch

Jason Heyward Bees Attack Delays Cubs-Mariners Game “Watch”

Jason Heyward survives attack from swarm of bees during Cubs game. The bees appeared in center field in the top of the third inning. They seemed to want the Jason Heyward to play a spot in the deep corner of...
Mike Trout: Angels star uninjured in Southern California car crash

Mike Trout: Angels star uninjured in Southern California car crash

LA Angels outfielder Mike Trout was involved in an accident that injured another motorist on the 55 Freeway on Wednesday night, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened around 9 p.m. near the McFadden exit, right after the Angels'...
CC Sabathia checking into alcohol rehabilitation center, miss playoffs

CC Sabathia checking into alcohol rehabilitation center; miss playoffs

CC Sabathia announced today that he is checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the playoffs. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance needed to treat my...
Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson in deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson in deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for minor-league right-hander Sam McWilliams. Jeremy Hellickson, a 28-year-old righty, made 27 starts with Arizona in 2015 and was 9-12 with a 4.62 ERA. He also...