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Matt Holliday: Hard to forget PED users’ past transgressions

Everyone deserves a second chance, Matt Holliday told MLB Network Radio Thursday. But when it comes to PED users, it’s not black and white. During an Inside Pitch throwback Thursday segment, a caller noted to Casey Stern and Jim Bowden … Continued

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Alex Anthopoulos: We’re not actively engaged in any trade talks with anybody

The Toronto Blue Jays have won eight straight games and sit atop the hyper-competitive American League East. Toronto has done it with the major’s winningest pitcher, Mark Buehrle (9-1), and with the help of quality starts from young righty Drew Hutchison and … Continued

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5 things you didn’t know about Nolan Ryan

Earlier this month, Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan stopped by SiriusXM for a Town Hall event, hosted by Chris “Mad Dog” Russo. During the interview, Ryan revealed several bits of information about his career, his love for barbecue and … Continued

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Carlos Torres unimpressed by Yasiel Puig

Yasiel Puig‘s diving catch against the New York Mets was the talk of baseball last week, even prompting praise from the New York Mets Twitter account. (GIF via SB Nation) Puig’s acrobatics failed to charm Mets reliever Carlos Torres, though, … Continued

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Guess which MLB Network Radio host was Jered Weaver’s first autograph

Jered Weaver revealed Wednesday on MLB Network Radio that he has a special connection with one of the channel’s hosts. Steve Sax, who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1980s, gave Weaver his first autograph. “I gotta throw … Continued

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Might Ryan Zimmerman move to the outfield? Matt Williams weighs in

The Washington Nationals have been without their All-Star third baseman since mid-April, when Ryan Zimmerman hit the disabled list with a broken thumb. In his place, 23-year-old Anthony Rendon has played admirably at the hot corner, hitting .267/.315/.444 with five home runs … Continued

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Jose Fernandez injury: Reaction from MLB Network Radio guests, analysts

The 2014 season may end up becoming the Year of the Tommy John Surgery. On Friday, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez underwent ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction after leaving his May 9 start in San Diego with elbow pain. Fernandez had quickly become one … Continued

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Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan sits down with subscribers for a SiriusXM Town Hall

The Ryan Express rolled into SiriusXM’s New York City studios on Tuesday to sit down for a special SiriusXM Town Hall event. Hosted by Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo, the Town Hall featured a Q&A with SiriusXM subscribers, as well as Ryan’s reflections on his three-decade … Continued

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Jim Duquette: Laz Diaz is a jerk

As an official in a professional sport, it’s never good to see your name in the headlines. Major League Baseball umpire Laz Diaz found himself there Monday night into Tuesday. New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley was ejected by Diaz … Continued

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Mookie Wilson thinks he would’ve beat Buckner to the bag

When you hear Mookie Wilson or Bill Buckner‘s name, you typically think of one moment in baseball history: But what if Buckner had fielded that ground ball cleanly? Would the Boston Red Sox had gone on to win the game? … Continued