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

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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

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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

SPORTS

Stephen A. Smith takes on Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Scott Wetzel and Tom Byrne

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 2, Mad Dog Sports Radio listeners can hear The Stephen A. Smith Show on channel 85. The fact that it’s only late August hasn’t stopped Stephen A. Smith from taking to the Mad Dog Sports Radio airwaves, … Continued

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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

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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

MLB Network Radio hosts on their favorite Derek Jeter memories

As Derek Jeter’s final MLB season hits the home stretch, MLB Network Radio’s bullpen of hosts looked back and told their favorite memories of the New York Yankees shortstop. BRAD LIDGE Derek Jeter is playoff baseball, professionalism, poise under pressure, … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s GMs not expecting blockbuster deal

Major League Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is Thursday at 4 pm ET. The most prominent deadline rumors surround left-handed aces Jon Lester of the Boston Red Sox and David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays. A week ago, most experts would have said Price … Continued

SPORTS

Schein on Sports: Week in review and a weekend preview (7/21-7/25)

Everything you need to know heading into the weekend in the world of sports. Pop. Sizzle. The biggest story of the week was Tony Dungy’s take on Michael Sam in the Tampa Tribune. Dungy told longtime writer Ira Kaufman that he wouldn’t … Continued