MLB, Sports

2015 MLB Draft recap: Rounds 1 and 2

former GM’s Jim Duquette and Jim Bowden, along with Grant Paulsen, bring you interviews, analysis, and reaction to the 1st round of the 2015 MLB Draft

MLB, Sports

2015 MLB Draft recap: Rounds 1 and 2

former GM’s Jim Duquette and Jim Bowden, along with Grant Paulsen, bring you interviews, analysis, and reaction to the 1st round of the 2015 MLB Draft

MLB, Sports

Reds draft pick Tyler Stephenson explains his epic bat flip

With the 11th overall pick in the 2015 MLB draft, the Cincinnati Reds selected catcher Tyler Stephenson from Kennesaw Mountain High School of Kennesaw, Ga. Does that name ring a bell? Well it should. But just in case you forgot, allow … Continued

MLB, Sports

Reds draft pick Tyler Stephenson explains his epic bat flip

With the 11th overall pick in the 2015 MLB draft, the Cincinnati Reds selected catcher Tyler Stephenson from Kennesaw Mountain High School of Kennesaw, Ga. Does that name ring a bell? Well it should. But just in case you forgot, allow … Continued

Fantasy Sports, MLB

Steve Sax breaks down Bryce Harper’s hot start

It’s safe to say, Bryce Harper has officially arrived. The 22-year-old is off to a ridiculous start this season for the Washington Nationals, on pace to set personal records in every statistical category. Prior to this season, Harper’s career highs included … Continued

Fantasy Sports, MLB

Steve Sax breaks down Bryce Harper’s hot start

It’s safe to say, Bryce Harper has officially arrived. The 22-year-old is off to a ridiculous start this season for the Washington Nationals, on pace to set personal records in every statistical category. Prior to this season, Harper’s career highs included … Continued

MLB, Sports

An Orioles victory at an empty ballpark

The Orioles scored six runs in the first inning off Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday afternoon. Chris Davis blasted a three-run homer 414 feet on to Eutaw Street. Ubaldo Jimenez allowed just two unearned runs over seven innings pitched. And no … Continued

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An Orioles victory at an empty ballpark

The Orioles scored six runs in the first inning off Jeff Samardzija on Wednesday afternoon. Chris Davis blasted a three-run homer 414 feet on to Eutaw Street. Ubaldo Jimenez allowed just two unearned runs over seven innings pitched. And no … Continued

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Derek Jeter on leaving baseball: ‘To be honest, I don’t miss it at all’

The Yankees kicked off their first season in 20 years without Derek Jeter. Does the five-time World Series champ miss baseball? “To be honest, I don’t miss it at all. It was the right time for me,” Jeets said on The … Continued

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Derek Jeter on leaving baseball: ‘To be honest, I don’t miss it at all’

The Yankees kicked off their first season in 20 years without Derek Jeter. Does the five-time World Series champ miss baseball? “To be honest, I don’t miss it at all. It was the right time for me,” Jeets said on The … Continued

MLB

MLB Network Radio’s 2015 MLB preview

The long, long winter is almost over. Baseball is around the corner, with Opening Night starting off the season on Sunday, and then Opening Day all day Monday. What are your predictions for the upcoming year? Who will win the … Continued

MLB

MLB Network Radio’s 2015 MLB preview

The long, long winter is almost over. Baseball is around the corner, with Opening Night starting off the season on Sunday, and then Opening Day all day Monday. What are your predictions for the upcoming year? Who will win the … Continued

MLB

On the road with MLB Network Radio’s Spring Training Tour

MLB Network Radio is on the road again, hitting all 30 clubs in 26 days! SiriusXM’s 24/7 baseball talk channel is on the ground in Arizona and Florida, bringing you a close-up look at your favorite team’s spring training camp. Check out … Continued

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On the road with MLB Network Radio’s Spring Training Tour

MLB Network Radio is on the road again, hitting all 30 clubs in 26 days! SiriusXM’s 24/7 baseball talk channel is on the ground in Arizona and Florida, bringing you a close-up look at your favorite team’s spring training camp. Check out … Continued

MLB

Chances are? ‘A-Rod doesn’t make the team’

Alex Rodriguez might not even make the Yankees. In fact, New York Post national baseball writer Ken Davidoff said on SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio, that’s “the leading bet right now.” “[The prevailing thought is] that he just physically can’t handle … Continued

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Chances are? ‘A-Rod doesn’t make the team’

Alex Rodriguez might not even make the Yankees. In fact, New York Post national baseball writer Ken Davidoff said on SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio, that’s “the leading bet right now.” “[The prevailing thought is] that he just physically can’t handle … Continued

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MLB Network Radio 10th Anniversary: The First Pitch

Looking back at the history of MLB Network Radio, through its hosts and founders, for the channel’s 10th anniversary, which came on Feb. 15th, 2015. Ten years ago, MLB Home Plate (now known as MLB Network Radio) made its debut on … Continued

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MLB Network Radio 10th Anniversary: The First Pitch

Looking back at the history of MLB Network Radio, through its hosts and founders, for the channel’s 10th anniversary, which came on Feb. 15th, 2015. Ten years ago, MLB Home Plate (now known as MLB Network Radio) made its debut on … Continued

MLB

The story of how Big League Chew came to be

Big League Chew has been a staple in little league dugouts for decades. The gum’s distinctive pouch and presentation – shredded up, and eaten by the handful – make it stand apart from its competitors. So how did it come to … Continued

MLB

The story of how Big League Chew came to be

Big League Chew has been a staple in little league dugouts for decades. The gum’s distinctive pouch and presentation – shredded up, and eaten by the handful – make it stand apart from its competitors. So how did it come to … Continued

MLB, NFL

Russell Wilson’s agent: QB would play baseball too if he could

If the logistics allowed it, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson would be playing in both the National Football League and Major League Baseball. Last week on MLB Network Radio, Wilson’s agent, Mark Rodgers, said that if Wilson “could figure out … Continued

MLB, NFL

Russell Wilson’s agent: QB would play baseball too if he could

If the logistics allowed it, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson would be playing in both the National Football League and Major League Baseball. Last week on MLB Network Radio, Wilson’s agent, Mark Rodgers, said that if Wilson “could figure out … Continued

MLB

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred addresses Pete Rose, A-Rod more burning questions

What should baseball fans expect from incoming MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred as he transitions into the role? MLB Network Radio sat down with Bud Selig’s successor earlier this week. Will Pete Rose ever be eligible for induction into the Hall of … Continued

MLB

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred addresses Pete Rose, A-Rod more burning questions

What should baseball fans expect from incoming MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred as he transitions into the role? MLB Network Radio sat down with Bud Selig’s successor earlier this week. Will Pete Rose ever be eligible for induction into the Hall of … Continued

MLB, WWE

Daniel Bryan blown away by emergence of ‘Yes!’ chant in pro sports

What once started as an attempt by a heel WWE wrestler to aggravate pro wrestling fans is now the rallying cry of the fan bases of two professional teams in two major sports. “The Giants thing was unbelievable,” Daniel Bryan told … Continued

MLB, WWE

Daniel Bryan blown away by emergence of ‘Yes!’ chant in pro sports

What once started as an attempt by a heel WWE wrestler to aggravate pro wrestling fans is now the rallying cry of the fan bases of two professional teams in two major sports. “The Giants thing was unbelievable,” Daniel Bryan told … Continued

MLB

Pablo Sandoval: ‘We will’ win the AL East

Guarantee alert! New Boston Red Sox corner infielder Pablo Sandoval said Monday on MLB Network Radio that his team “will” win the American League East this upcoming season. Sandoval also laid out a LeBron James-esque goal (though without a guarantee) for … Continued

MLB

Pablo Sandoval: ‘We will’ win the AL East

Guarantee alert! New Boston Red Sox corner infielder Pablo Sandoval said Monday on MLB Network Radio that his team “will” win the American League East this upcoming season. Sandoval also laid out a LeBron James-esque goal (though without a guarantee) for … Continued

MLB

SiriusXM-F.S.T.A. Fantasy Baseball Experts Draft results

The draft that will set the tone for all fantasy baseball drafts the upcoming months, the SiriusXM-F.S.T.A. Fantasy Baseball Experts Draft, wrapped up this week. Not surprisingly, the consensus No. 1 overall draft pick, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, … Continued

MLB

SiriusXM-F.S.T.A. Fantasy Baseball Experts Draft results

The draft that will set the tone for all fantasy baseball drafts the upcoming months, the SiriusXM-F.S.T.A. Fantasy Baseball Experts Draft, wrapped up this week. Not surprisingly, the consensus No. 1 overall draft pick, Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout, … Continued

MLB

SiriusXM Sports: Why aren’t Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell in the Hall of Fame?

Four players were voted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame this year: pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, and long-time Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio. It’s the players who finished fifth and sixth who have SiriusXM Sports hosts … Continued

MLB

SiriusXM Sports: Why aren’t Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell in the Hall of Fame?

Four players were voted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame this year: pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, and long-time Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio. It’s the players who finished fifth and sixth who have SiriusXM Sports hosts … Continued

MLB

Phil Nevin: Randy Johnson tipped his pitches

Randy Johnson gained entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame this week with the eighth-highest vote percentage in history, appearing on 534 of the 549 submitted (97.3 percent). The southpaw finished his 22-year MLB career with 303 wins, a 3.29 … Continued

MLB

Phil Nevin: Randy Johnson tipped his pitches

Randy Johnson gained entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame this week with the eighth-highest vote percentage in history, appearing on 534 of the 549 submitted (97.3 percent). The southpaw finished his 22-year MLB career with 303 wins, a 3.29 … Continued

MLB

Shawn Kelley on trade to Padres: I expect to be pinch hitting by May

In 236 MLB appearances, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley has never stepped into the batter’s box. Now, with a trade to the National League, it’s only a matter of time (he hopes). Kelley was dealt from the New York Yankees to … Continued

MLB

Shawn Kelley on trade to Padres: I expect to be pinch hitting by May

In 236 MLB appearances, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley has never stepped into the batter’s box. Now, with a trade to the National League, it’s only a matter of time (he hopes). Kelley was dealt from the New York Yankees to … Continued

MLB

Winners and losers from the 2014 Winter Meetings

The baseball world gathered at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego last week for the annual Winter Meetings.  Executives from around the game were busy making deals all week, and former general managers Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) and Jim Duquette (@Jim_Duquette) … Continued

MLB

Winners and losers from the 2014 Winter Meetings

The baseball world gathered at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego last week for the annual Winter Meetings.  Executives from around the game were busy making deals all week, and former general managers Jim Bowden (@JimBowden_ESPN) and Jim Duquette (@Jim_Duquette) … Continued

MLB, Sports

VOTE NOW for the top 5 MLB games of 2014

The 2014 MLB season was full of memorable games, from no-hitters, to Derek Jeter‘s final game in New York, to Game 7 of the World Series. To celebrate a fantastic season of baseball, MLB Network Radio will be airing the … Continued

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VOTE NOW for the top 5 MLB games of 2014

The 2014 MLB season was full of memorable games, from no-hitters, to Derek Jeter‘s final game in New York, to Game 7 of the World Series. To celebrate a fantastic season of baseball, MLB Network Radio will be airing the … Continued

MLB

Didi Gregorius scouting report: Bowden loves deal for Yankees

The New York Yankees took a shot at replacing Derek Jeter last week, as general manager Brian Cashman pulled the trigger on a deal that brought in shortstop Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gregorius, 24, batted .226 in 80 … Continued

MLB

Didi Gregorius scouting report: Bowden loves deal for Yankees

The New York Yankees took a shot at replacing Derek Jeter last week, as general manager Brian Cashman pulled the trigger on a deal that brought in shortstop Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Gregorius, 24, batted .226 in 80 … Continued

MLB

Baseball winter meeting stories from SiriusXM’s general managers

Former MLB general managers and current SiriusXM hosts Steve Phillips, Jim Bowden and Jim Duqette shared with us memories and stories from baseball’s winter meetings. Steve Phillips wins an arm-wrestling competition At the general managers’ meeting, [a speaker] was trying to make … Continued

MLB

Baseball winter meeting stories from SiriusXM’s general managers

Former MLB general managers and current SiriusXM hosts Steve Phillips, Jim Bowden and Jim Duqette shared with us memories and stories from baseball’s winter meetings. Steve Phillips wins an arm-wrestling competition At the general managers’ meeting, [a speaker] was trying to make … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Bruce Bochy talks Giants free agents with Mike Krzyzewski

With seven combined championships in their respective sports, Mike Krzyzewski and Bruce Bochy know that they can only be successful as coaches as the talent they have on their team. Bochy is fresh off his third World Series championship in five … Continued

College Basketball, MLB, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Bruce Bochy talks Giants free agents with Mike Krzyzewski

With seven combined championships in their respective sports, Mike Krzyzewski and Bruce Bochy know that they can only be successful as coaches as the talent they have on their team. Bochy is fresh off his third World Series championship in five … Continued

MLB

Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

Joe Maddon’s agent Alan Nero took issue with the Tampa Bay Rays and their reported interest in filing tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs, calling the accusation of tampering “really said and a bit insulting” in an interview with MLB … Continued

MLB

Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

Joe Maddon’s agent Alan Nero took issue with the Tampa Bay Rays and their reported interest in filing tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs, calling the accusation of tampering “really said and a bit insulting” in an interview with MLB … Continued

MLB

Brandon Belt, Tim Hudson and more Giants celebrate World Series win

Thanks to arguably the greatest World Series pitching performance in MLB history, the San Francisco Giants can officially call themselves a dynasty. Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless, two-hit innings of relief in his third appearance of the Fall Classic, and San … Continued

MLB

Brandon Belt, Tim Hudson and more Giants celebrate World Series win

Thanks to arguably the greatest World Series pitching performance in MLB history, the San Francisco Giants can officially call themselves a dynasty. Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless, two-hit innings of relief in his third appearance of the Fall Classic, and San … Continued

MLB

Steve Phillips: I’d choose Clayton Kershaw over Madison Bumgarner in a Game 7

Madison Bumgarner won’t start Wednesday night’s decisive Game 7 between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants; manager Bruce Bochy has already made that clear. (Though he may make an appearance in relief.) Still, SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio wanted … Continued

MLB

Steve Phillips: I’d choose Clayton Kershaw over Madison Bumgarner in a Game 7

Madison Bumgarner won’t start Wednesday night’s decisive Game 7 between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants; manager Bruce Bochy has already made that clear. (Though he may make an appearance in relief.) Still, SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio wanted … Continued

MLB, Sports

Jim Bowden, Jim Duquette marvel over Madison Bumgarner’s Game 5 performance

There’s clutch pitching, and then there’s what Madison Bumgarner has done in his World Series career. The Giants starter turned in another performance for the ages Sunday night, hurling a complete-game, four-hit shutout to lead San Francisco to a 5-0 … Continued

MLB, Sports

Jim Bowden, Jim Duquette marvel over Madison Bumgarner’s Game 5 performance

There’s clutch pitching, and then there’s what Madison Bumgarner has done in his World Series career. The Giants starter turned in another performance for the ages Sunday night, hurling a complete-game, four-hit shutout to lead San Francisco to a 5-0 … Continued

MLB

Rays pitcher Chris Archer: Joe Maddon’s exit not completely surprising

Just 10 days after losing executive vice president Andrew Friedman to the Dodgers, the Tampa Bay Rays have lost manager Joe Maddon. Maddon, who just completed his ninth season with the Rays, decided to opt out of his contract with Tampa Bay effective immediately … Continued

MLB

Rays pitcher Chris Archer: Joe Maddon’s exit not completely surprising

Just 10 days after losing executive vice president Andrew Friedman to the Dodgers, the Tampa Bay Rays have lost manager Joe Maddon. Maddon, who just completed his ninth season with the Rays, decided to opt out of his contract with Tampa Bay effective immediately … Continued

MLB

Clubhouse celebration tips from Kansas City Royals reliever Scott Downs

Scott Downs and the Kansas City Royals had reason to celebrate following their ALCS Game 4 win over the Baltimore Orioles last week. The team had just set a Major League record by starting a postseason 8-0, and had just … Continued

MLB

Clubhouse celebration tips from Kansas City Royals reliever Scott Downs

Scott Downs and the Kansas City Royals had reason to celebrate following their ALCS Game 4 win over the Baltimore Orioles last week. The team had just set a Major League record by starting a postseason 8-0, and had just … Continued

MLB

Kansas City Royals win AL pennant; postgame reaction from SiriusXM Sports

The Kansas City Royals continued their run (which has felt more like a cakewalk) through the American League playoffs Wednesday by completing a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS. Jason Vargas allowed one run over 5 1/3 … Continued

MLB

Kansas City Royals win AL pennant; postgame reaction from SiriusXM Sports

The Kansas City Royals continued their run (which has felt more like a cakewalk) through the American League playoffs Wednesday by completing a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS. Jason Vargas allowed one run over 5 1/3 … Continued

MLB, Sports

The Amazing Race: MLB Network Radio’s Baltimore-to-DC pregame dash

MLB Network Radio’s Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette attempt to host pregame shows from both Camden Yards (prior to O’s – Tigers) and Nationals Park (prior to Giants – Nationals) on the same afternoon.

MLB, Sports

The Amazing Race: MLB Network Radio’s Baltimore-to-DC pregame dash

MLB Network Radio’s Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette attempt to host pregame shows from both Camden Yards (prior to O’s – Tigers) and Nationals Park (prior to Giants – Nationals) on the same afternoon.

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Jimmy Fallon, Matt Harvey ‘frauds’

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. It’s safe to say Dog is on fire. Today in Dog Bites, Russo takes aim at two of New York’s favorites: … Continued

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Dog bites: Jimmy Fallon, Matt Harvey ‘frauds’

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. It’s safe to say Dog is on fire. Today in Dog Bites, Russo takes aim at two of New York’s favorites: … Continued

MLB

Steve Phillips: Matt Harvey’s attendance at Jeter’s final home game ‘inappropriate’

Let’s say you called out sick from work last Thursday, and then your boss saw you on the jumbotron at Derek Jeter’s last home game at Yankee Stadium. He probably wouldn’t be too happy, right? Well, that’s kind of how … Continued

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Steve Phillips: Matt Harvey’s attendance at Jeter’s final home game ‘inappropriate’

Let’s say you called out sick from work last Thursday, and then your boss saw you on the jumbotron at Derek Jeter’s last home game at Yankee Stadium. He probably wouldn’t be too happy, right? Well, that’s kind of how … Continued

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Dog bites: Russo vs. Keith Olbermann

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog responds to Keith Olbermann’s evisceration of Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who wraps up his … Continued

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Russo vs. Keith Olbermann

There’s a reason they call Chris Russo, “Mad Dog.” In Dog Bites, we highlight and breakdown his greatest on-air moments. In this edition of Dog Bites, Mad Dog responds to Keith Olbermann’s evisceration of Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, who wraps up his … Continued

MLB, Sports

John Schuerholz and John Hart discuss Braves future on MLB Network Radio

After being officially eliminated from postseason contention, the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday. Team president John Schuerholz announced the decision at a press conference at Turner Field. Atlanta’s struggles this season have been well documented. Prior … Continued

MLB, Sports

John Schuerholz and John Hart discuss Braves future on MLB Network Radio

After being officially eliminated from postseason contention, the Atlanta Braves fired general manager Frank Wren on Monday. Team president John Schuerholz announced the decision at a press conference at Turner Field. Atlanta’s struggles this season have been well documented. Prior … Continued

MLB

Cal Ripken Jr. points out what he and Derek Jeter have in common

“I’m 1-for-my-last-2, guys. I’m hot,” Derek Jeter joked at the end of Wednesday night’s New York Yankees win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Jeter made the joke on the heels of a 1-for-4 night, the “1” ending an 0-for-28 skid. … Continued

MLB

Cal Ripken Jr. points out what he and Derek Jeter have in common

“I’m 1-for-my-last-2, guys. I’m hot,” Derek Jeter joked at the end of Wednesday night’s New York Yankees win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Jeter made the joke on the heels of a 1-for-4 night, the “1” ending an 0-for-28 skid. … Continued

MLB, Sports

Matt Williams guides Nationals to NL East crown in his first season

The Washington Nationals clinched their second National League East division title in three seasons on Tuesday night. While much of the current roster played key roles on the club that won an NL-best 98 games in 2012, some of the … Continued

MLB, Sports

Matt Williams guides Nationals to NL East crown in his first season

The Washington Nationals clinched their second National League East division title in three seasons on Tuesday night. While much of the current roster played key roles on the club that won an NL-best 98 games in 2012, some of the … Continued

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Adam Jones, Andy MacPhail react to Orioles winning AL East

For the first time since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles are champions of the American League East. Tuesday night in Baltimore, the O’s defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 to pick up their 91st win of the season and advance to … Continued

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Adam Jones, Andy MacPhail react to Orioles winning AL East

For the first time since 1997, the Baltimore Orioles are champions of the American League East. Tuesday night in Baltimore, the O’s defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 to pick up their 91st win of the season and advance to … Continued

MLB, Sports

Jim Edmonds reflects on Jack Buck’s emotional poem following 9/11

For many, Major League Baseball provided the temporary distraction that America needed following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The country needed something to take their minds off of this horrible tragedy, something to help everyone return to some … Continued

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Jim Edmonds reflects on Jack Buck’s emotional poem following 9/11

For many, Major League Baseball provided the temporary distraction that America needed following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The country needed something to take their minds off of this horrible tragedy, something to help everyone return to some … Continued

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Matt Williams on Drew Storen’s return to 9th inning dominance

The date is Oct. 12, 2012. The ballpark is packed to capacity on a chilly night in our nation’s capital as the NL East champion Washington Nationals are just an out away from advancing the the Championship Series for the first time since … Continued

MLB, Sports

Matt Williams on Drew Storen’s return to 9th inning dominance

The date is Oct. 12, 2012. The ballpark is packed to capacity on a chilly night in our nation’s capital as the NL East champion Washington Nationals are just an out away from advancing the the Championship Series for the first time since … Continued

MLB, Sports

Looking back at MLB Network Radio’s hosts’ preseason predictions

With three weeks remaining in the season, the Kansas City Royals sit atop the American League Central. The Royals, who haven’t been to the postseason since winning the World Series in 1985, may be surprise playoff contenders to some … … Continued

MLB, Sports

Looking back at MLB Network Radio’s hosts’ preseason predictions

With three weeks remaining in the season, the Kansas City Royals sit atop the American League Central. The Royals, who haven’t been to the postseason since winning the World Series in 1985, may be surprise playoff contenders to some … … Continued

MLB, Sports

Mad Dog, Letterman debate: Should Pete Rose be in the Hall of Fame?

David Letterman is a big time Cincinnati Reds fan. Mad Dog Sports Radio host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo knows baseball better than anybody. Let’s talk Pete Rose, shall we? During Russo’s Wednesday night appearance on The Late Show, the topic made … Continued

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Mad Dog, Letterman debate: Should Pete Rose be in the Hall of Fame?

David Letterman is a big time Cincinnati Reds fan. Mad Dog Sports Radio host Chris “Mad Dog” Russo knows baseball better than anybody. Let’s talk Pete Rose, shall we? During Russo’s Wednesday night appearance on The Late Show, the topic made … Continued

MLB, Sports

Lance Lynn looks back on his days in the Little League World Series

Every year, the sports world turns its attention to South Williamsport, Penn., for one of the most watched and anticipated baseball tournaments of the year. To those that aren’t familiar with the event, it may come as a surprise that there … Continued

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Lance Lynn looks back on his days in the Little League World Series

Every year, the sports world turns its attention to South Williamsport, Penn., for one of the most watched and anticipated baseball tournaments of the year. To those that aren’t familiar with the event, it may come as a surprise that there … Continued

MLB

Barry Zito speaks for first time since September

Nobody in the sports world has heard much of anything from Barry Zito since last September. That’s when Zito, a three-time All-Star, the 2002 American League Cy Young and a World Series champion, decided to take a leave of absence … Continued

MLB

Barry Zito speaks for first time since September

Nobody in the sports world has heard much of anything from Barry Zito since last September. That’s when Zito, a three-time All-Star, the 2002 American League Cy Young and a World Series champion, decided to take a leave of absence … Continued

MLB, Sports

Prospects who will impact the pennant race

Every September, Major League Baseball expands its active roster from 25 to 40 players. Most of these additional spots are used to give top prospects their first taste of the big leagues. These players can also make an impact on the pennant … Continued

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Prospects who will impact the pennant race

Every September, Major League Baseball expands its active roster from 25 to 40 players. Most of these additional spots are used to give top prospects their first taste of the big leagues. These players can also make an impact on the pennant … Continued

MLB, TV

#EverySimpsonsEver: Steve Sax remembers his appearance on ‘Homer At The Bat’

As we’re sure you’ve heard (#EverySimpsonsEver), FXX is broadcasting, in chronological order, every episode of The Simpsons, including The Simpsons Movie. Chances are, if you’ve tuned in, you’ve watched an episode or two you don’t remember. Home At The Bat … Continued

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#EverySimpsonsEver: Steve Sax remembers his appearance on ‘Homer At The Bat’

As we’re sure you’ve heard (#EverySimpsonsEver), FXX is broadcasting, in chronological order, every episode of The Simpsons, including The Simpsons Movie. Chances are, if you’ve tuned in, you’ve watched an episode or two you don’t remember. Home At The Bat … Continued

MLB, Sports

Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

Trevor Rosenthal is struggling midway through his first full season as the St. Louis Cardinals closer. The 24-year old righty has allowed four runs in his last 2 1/3 innings. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told Jim Bowden and Jody McDonald … Continued

MLB, Sports

Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

Trevor Rosenthal is struggling midway through his first full season as the St. Louis Cardinals closer. The 24-year old righty has allowed four runs in his last 2 1/3 innings. Cardinals manager Mike Matheny told Jim Bowden and Jody McDonald … Continued

MLB

Should the Yankees let Tanaka pitch in 2014? MLB Network Radio debates

As Masahiro Tanaka ups the the amount of throwing in his rehab program, fans and analysts are wondering: Will the New York Yankees send their ace to the hill again this season? Tanaka hasn’t pitched since a July 8th loss … Continued

MLB

Should the Yankees let Tanaka pitch in 2014? MLB Network Radio debates

As Masahiro Tanaka ups the the amount of throwing in his rehab program, fans and analysts are wondering: Will the New York Yankees send their ace to the hill again this season? Tanaka hasn’t pitched since a July 8th loss … Continued

MLB, Sports

Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed last week with a flurry of activity, including blockbuster deals involving the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays. Even though the deadline may be behind us, … Continued

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Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed last week with a flurry of activity, including blockbuster deals involving the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rays. Even though the deadline may be behind us, … Continued

MLB, Sports

MLB Network Radio Dissects Epic Trade Deadline Day

When baseball fans woke up on Thursday morning, they had no idea what kind of day the trade deadline had in store for them. Early speculation made it seem that 2014 would be a repeat of last year’s somewhat slow … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Dissects Epic Trade Deadline Day

When baseball fans woke up on Thursday morning, they had no idea what kind of day the trade deadline had in store for them. Early speculation made it seem that 2014 would be a repeat of last year’s somewhat slow … Continued

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