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Managers assess Rule 7.13 on MLB Network Radio

One of the biggest controversies and conversation starters in Major League Baseball this season has been Rule 7.13, which was adopted this season on an experimental basis to protect catchers. Under Rule 7.13, a runner “may not deviate from his … Continued

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Managers assess Rule 7.13 on MLB Network Radio

One of the biggest controversies and conversation starters in Major League Baseball this season has been Rule 7.13, which was adopted this season on an experimental basis to protect catchers. Under Rule 7.13, a runner “may not deviate from his … Continued

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When did A.J. Ellis start thinking ‘no-hitter’ for Clayton Kershaw?

Clayton Kershaw pitched what the Major League Baseball Twitter account called one of the most dominant games in baseball history Wednesday night, striking out 15 Colorado Rockies en route to a no-hitter. Soak it in, @ClaytonKersh22. You just pitched one of … Continued

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When did A.J. Ellis start thinking ‘no-hitter’ for Clayton Kershaw?

Clayton Kershaw pitched what the Major League Baseball Twitter account called one of the most dominant games in baseball history Wednesday night, striking out 15 Colorado Rockies en route to a no-hitter. Soak it in, @ClaytonKersh22. You just pitched one of … Continued

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Sandy Alderson: New York Mets may be buyers at trade deadline

Entering the 2014 MLB season, the New York Mets’ $89 million payroll ranked 22nd in the big leagues, and more than $100 million less than their cross-city rivals, the New York Yankees. Despite the team’s recent frugality, though, general manager … Continued

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Sandy Alderson: New York Mets may be buyers at trade deadline

Entering the 2014 MLB season, the New York Mets’ $89 million payroll ranked 22nd in the big leagues, and more than $100 million less than their cross-city rivals, the New York Yankees. Despite the team’s recent frugality, though, general manager … Continued

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The Major League Baseball World Cup Primer

Soccer certainly has a loyal following in the United States, an audience that continues to grow as the world’s most popular game gets more exposure nationwide. And the World Cup is something special; the quadrennial tournament featuring 32 nations often draws … Continued

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The Major League Baseball World Cup Primer

Soccer certainly has a loyal following in the United States, an audience that continues to grow as the world’s most popular game gets more exposure nationwide. And the World Cup is something special; the quadrennial tournament featuring 32 nations often draws … Continued

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MLB Network Radio hosts slam Manny Machado for bat-throwing incident

In 2013, his first full season in the big leagues, Manny Machado made the All-Star team, and led the league with 51 doubles. His season was ultimately cut short by a gruesome knee injury late in September that caused him to … Continued

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MLB Network Radio hosts slam Manny Machado for bat-throwing incident

In 2013, his first full season in the big leagues, Manny Machado made the All-Star team, and led the league with 51 doubles. His season was ultimately cut short by a gruesome knee injury late in September that caused him to … Continued

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2014 MLB Draft first round recap from MLB Network Radio

The first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft was held Thursday night and MLB Network Radio had full coverage with pick by pick analysis from resident GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, along with Minors and Majors host … Continued

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2014 MLB Draft first round recap from MLB Network Radio

The first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft was held Thursday night and MLB Network Radio had full coverage with pick by pick analysis from resident GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, along with Minors and Majors host … Continued

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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One MLB GM tried to sign Usain Bolt

As a catcher, catching Usain Bolt take a lead off first base out of the corner of your eye wouldn’t be the most pleasant sight. Jim Bowden revealed this week on MLB Network Radio that he attempted to make that idea … Continued

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One MLB GM tried to sign Usain Bolt

As a catcher, catching Usain Bolt take a lead off first base out of the corner of your eye wouldn’t be the most pleasant sight. Jim Bowden revealed this week on MLB Network Radio that he attempted to make that idea … Continued

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MLB Network Radio reacts to Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension

Major League Baseball has spoken: Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance in Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees righty was ejected in the second inning after Red Sox manager John … Continued

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MLB Network Radio reacts to Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension

Major League Baseball has spoken: Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games for using a foreign substance in Wednesday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees righty was ejected in the second inning after Red Sox manager John … Continued

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Bowden: Carlos Gomez an ‘MVP-caliber player’

Carlos Gomez‘s hot start for the Milwaukee Brewers isn’t an anomaly, says MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden. How much so? Expect Gomez to build on his 2013 campaign and emerge as an MVP candidate in the National League. “After Trout … Continued

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Bowden: Carlos Gomez an ‘MVP-caliber player’

Carlos Gomez‘s hot start for the Milwaukee Brewers isn’t an anomaly, says MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden. How much so? Expect Gomez to build on his 2013 campaign and emerge as an MVP candidate in the National League. “After Trout … Continued

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Charlie Blackmon: Success not tied to ‘Coors Field effect’

One of the more popular waiver wire additions through the first two weeks of the fantasy baseball season has been Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon. As of April 10th, Blackmon is batting .471 with one home run, eight runs batted in and a 1.178 OPS. … Continued

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Charlie Blackmon: Success not tied to ‘Coors Field effect’

One of the more popular waiver wire additions through the first two weeks of the fantasy baseball season has been Colorado Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon. As of April 10th, Blackmon is batting .471 with one home run, eight runs batted in and a 1.178 OPS. … Continued

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Joe Nathan: I’ve been pitching through dead arm

Joe Nathan‘s Detroit Tigers career hasn’t started out all that smoothly, as the team’s new veteran closer has surrendered two runs, along with three hits and two walks, in his first two outings of the season. Monday on Mad Dog … Continued

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Joe Nathan: I’ve been pitching through dead arm

Joe Nathan‘s Detroit Tigers career hasn’t started out all that smoothly, as the team’s new veteran closer has surrendered two runs, along with three hits and two walks, in his first two outings of the season. Monday on Mad Dog … Continued

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Wanted: A new favorite baseball player

Tuesday is the final first day of the season for Derek Jeter. For him, it means he has 162 games to get to one more postseason. For me, it means I have 162 games to find a new favorite player. It’s not … Continued

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Wanted: A new favorite baseball player

Tuesday is the final first day of the season for Derek Jeter. For him, it means he has 162 games to get to one more postseason. For me, it means I have 162 games to find a new favorite player. It’s not … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s 2014 season predictions

The 2014 MLB season is here, and MLB Network Radio has polled their hosts and analysts for their season predictions. So, who’s hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy in 2014? Follow your team all season long with MLB Network Radio, Sirius channel … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s 2014 season predictions

The 2014 MLB season is here, and MLB Network Radio has polled their hosts and analysts for their season predictions. So, who’s hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy in 2014? Follow your team all season long with MLB Network Radio, Sirius channel … Continued

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Fantasy Impact: Reds’ Brandon Phillips impressed by Billy Hamilton’s speed

Throughout the fantasy baseball draft season, Cincinnati Reds rookie center fielder Billy Hamilton has been the topic of many heated debates. While everyone recognizes Hamilton’s speed, many question if he will be able to hit major league pitching consistently. Reds second … Continued

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Fantasy Impact: Reds’ Brandon Phillips impressed by Billy Hamilton’s speed

Throughout the fantasy baseball draft season, Cincinnati Reds rookie center fielder Billy Hamilton has been the topic of many heated debates. While everyone recognizes Hamilton’s speed, many question if he will be able to hit major league pitching consistently. Reds second … Continued

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New York Mets 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Tuesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the New York Mets. New York Mets 2014 outlook The offseason got off to a slow start for the … Continued

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New York Mets 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Port St. Lucie, Florida, on Tuesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the New York Mets. New York Mets 2014 outlook The offseason got off to a slow start for the … Continued

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Miami Marlins 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Jupiter, Florida, on Monday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Miami Marlins. Miami Marlins 2014 outlook The Marlins knew they needed to make some changes after losing 100 games in … Continued

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Miami Marlins 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Jupiter, Florida, on Monday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Miami Marlins. Miami Marlins 2014 outlook The Marlins knew they needed to make some changes after losing 100 games in … Continued

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Cleveland Indians 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cleveland Indians.   Cleveland Indians 2014 outlook In his first year in Cleveland, manager Terry Francona took the Indians … Continued

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Cleveland Indians 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cleveland Indians.   Cleveland Indians 2014 outlook In his first year in Cleveland, manager Terry Francona took the Indians … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued

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MLB Network Radio Spring Training Tour recaps

MLB Network Radio visited all 30 teams in March in 20 days. Click on your team’s Spring Training logo for the camp recap and check out the photo wall for pics from throughout the tour! Team Recaps AL East AL Central … Continued

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Ervin Santana agrees with Atlanta Braves; reaction from Frank Wren

Looking to replace Kris Medlen, who is expected to undergo a second Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves agreed to sign starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14 million deal on Wednesday. Santana is coming off a solid year with … Continued

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Ervin Santana agrees with Atlanta Braves; reaction from Frank Wren

Looking to replace Kris Medlen, who is expected to undergo a second Tommy John surgery, the Atlanta Braves agreed to sign starting pitcher Ervin Santana to a one-year, $14 million deal on Wednesday. Santana is coming off a solid year with … Continued

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Cincinnati Reds 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati Reds 2014 outlook Cincinnati’s trip to the playoffs last season was short-lived, as the Reds fell … Continued

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Cincinnati Reds 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Goodyear, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Cincinnati Reds. Cincinnati Reds 2014 outlook Cincinnati’s trip to the playoffs last season was short-lived, as the Reds fell … Continued

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Colorado Rockies 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Colorado Rockies. Colorado Rockies 2014 outlook The Rockies’ two star players, Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez, both battled injuries … Continued

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Colorado Rockies 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Colorado Rockies. Colorado Rockies 2014 outlook The Rockies’ two star players, Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez, both battled injuries … Continued

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Milwaukee Brewers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee Brewers 2014 outlook After adding free agent starter Matt Garza, the Brewers hope to be back … Continued

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Milwaukee Brewers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Phoenix, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee Brewers 2014 outlook After adding free agent starter Matt Garza, the Brewers hope to be back … Continued

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Detroit Tigers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lakeland, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Detroit Tigers. Detroit Tigers 2014 outlook New manager Brad Ausmus looks to push the Tigers over the edge in … Continued

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Detroit Tigers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lakeland, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Detroit Tigers. Detroit Tigers 2014 outlook New manager Brad Ausmus looks to push the Tigers over the edge in … Continued

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Chicago Cubs 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago Cubs. Chicago Cubs 2014 outlook The future is bright in the north side of Chicago as Jed Hoyer … Continued

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Chicago Cubs 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago Cubs. Chicago Cubs 2014 outlook The future is bright in the north side of Chicago as Jed Hoyer … Continued

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Toronto Blue Jays 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Dunedin, Fla., on Wednesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto Blue Jays 2014 outlook Expectations were lofty in 2013, but injuries limited the Blue Jays … Continued

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Toronto Blue Jays 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Dunedin, Fla., on Wednesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Toronto Blue Jays. Toronto Blue Jays 2014 outlook Expectations were lofty in 2013, but injuries limited the Blue Jays … Continued

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Boston Red Sox 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lee County, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Boston Red Sox. Boston Red Sox 2014 outlook This season, the Red Sox are tasked with one of … Continued

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Boston Red Sox 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lee County, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Boston Red Sox. Boston Red Sox 2014 outlook This season, the Red Sox are tasked with one of … Continued

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Kansas City Royals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Surprise, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Kansas City Royals. Kansas City Royals 2014 outlook After dealing top prospect Wil Myers to the Rays for starter … Continued

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Kansas City Royals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Surprise, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Kansas City Royals. Kansas City Royals 2014 outlook After dealing top prospect Wil Myers to the Rays for starter … Continued

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Baltimore Orioles 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour continued in the Grapefruit League on Monday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Baltimore Orioles in Sarasota, Fla. Baltimore Orioles 2014 outlook The Orioles enter 2014 with designs on playing deep into October. … Continued

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Baltimore Orioles 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour continued in the Grapefruit League on Monday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Baltimore Orioles in Sarasota, Fla. Baltimore Orioles 2014 outlook The Orioles enter 2014 with designs on playing deep into October. … Continued

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San Francisco Giants 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour: Cactus League Edition stopped in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the San Francisco Giants. San Francisco Giants 2014 outlook After a down season, the Giants look to … Continued

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San Francisco Giants 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour: Cactus League Edition stopped in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Monday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the San Francisco Giants. San Francisco Giants 2014 outlook After a down season, the Giants look to … Continued

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Los Angeles Dodgers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

Inside Pitch’s Jim Bowden and Casey Stern kicked off MLB Network Radio‘s coverage of the Cactus League on Sunday by visiting the Los Angeles Dodgers in Glendale, Arizona. Los Angeles Dodgers 2014 outlook With Don Mattingly back as manager, ace … Continued

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Los Angeles Dodgers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

Inside Pitch’s Jim Bowden and Casey Stern kicked off MLB Network Radio‘s coverage of the Cactus League on Sunday by visiting the Los Angeles Dodgers in Glendale, Arizona. Los Angeles Dodgers 2014 outlook With Don Mattingly back as manager, ace … Continued

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Phillie Phanatic goes hard on Marlins, Braves, kisses Mike Ferrin

What happens when you ask the Phillie Phanatic for his National League East preview? Well, you get a few raspberries, a goofy “tomahawk chop,” and a little Phanatic-on-Ferrin action. Video that will make your Monday a whole lot better: Mike … Continued

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Phillie Phanatic goes hard on Marlins, Braves, kisses Mike Ferrin

What happens when you ask the Phillie Phanatic for his National League East preview? Well, you get a few raspberries, a goofy “tomahawk chop,” and a little Phanatic-on-Ferrin action. Video that will make your Monday a whole lot better: Mike … Continued

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Philadelphia Phillies 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Clearwater, Fla. on Sunday where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia Phillies 2014 outlook With a strong front-end of the rotation, look for the Phillies, despite concerns about the … Continued

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Philadelphia Phillies 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Clearwater, Fla. on Sunday where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Philadelphia Phillies. Philadelphia Phillies 2014 outlook With a strong front-end of the rotation, look for the Phillies, despite concerns about the … Continued

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Minnesota Twins 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio kicked off its 2014 Spring Training Tour Saturday in Fort Myers, Fla., where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Minnesota Twins. Minnesota Twins 2014 outlook Currently in rebuilding mode, the Minnesota Twins have one of the … Continued

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Minnesota Twins 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio kicked off its 2014 Spring Training Tour Saturday in Fort Myers, Fla., where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited the Minnesota Twins. Minnesota Twins 2014 outlook Currently in rebuilding mode, the Minnesota Twins have one of the … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s 2014 Spring Training Tour schedule

Spring Training is underway and MLB Network Radio™ (XM channel 89, Sirius channel 209) is covering your favorite team as they prepare for Opening Day. MLB Network Radio™ is bringing listeners coverage from all 30 camps during its 2014 Spring Training … Continued

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MLB Network Radio’s 2014 Spring Training Tour schedule

Spring Training is underway and MLB Network Radio™ (XM channel 89, Sirius channel 209) is covering your favorite team as they prepare for Opening Day. MLB Network Radio™ is bringing listeners coverage from all 30 camps during its 2014 Spring Training … Continued

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Adam Wainwright, Evan Longoria preview 2014 MLB season

SiriusXM Fantasy Baseball welcomed two of fantasy baseball’s top players, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, to the program Monday afternoon. Wainwright, drafted 48th overall in the L.A.B.R. Mixed League Draft – which broadcast live on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio … Continued

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Adam Wainwright, Evan Longoria preview 2014 MLB season

SiriusXM Fantasy Baseball welcomed two of fantasy baseball’s top players, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, to the program Monday afternoon. Wainwright, drafted 48th overall in the L.A.B.R. Mixed League Draft – which broadcast live on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio … Continued

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Derek Jeter announces he’ll retire after season; Torre, O’Neill, Damon, Schein react

Captain Clutch wants one more go at it. On Wednesday, Derek Jeter announced this upcoming season, his 20th, will be his last. Some of the most iconic Yankees moments starred the electric Jeter, from his clutch hitting to all-out defensive play. … Continued

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Derek Jeter announces he’ll retire after season; Torre, O’Neill, Damon, Schein react

Captain Clutch wants one more go at it. On Wednesday, Derek Jeter announced this upcoming season, his 20th, will be his last. Some of the most iconic Yankees moments starred the electric Jeter, from his clutch hitting to all-out defensive play. … Continued

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Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady makes pitch for baseball career

Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady is switching sports. After a professional basketball career that spanned 15 years and included over 18,000 points, McGrady is following in the footsteps of Michael Jordan and trying his hand at baseball. (Jordan famously retired … Continued

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Former NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady makes pitch for baseball career

Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady is switching sports. After a professional basketball career that spanned 15 years and included over 18,000 points, McGrady is following in the footsteps of Michael Jordan and trying his hand at baseball. (Jordan famously retired … Continued

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Brad Ausmus, Alex Cobb react to new safety measures in MLB

Pitchers and catchers for most MLB teams begin reporting to spring training starting next week. When players get to camp, they’ll be greeted with some new rule changes designed to protect and provide more safety. In December, the Players Rules … Continued

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Brad Ausmus, Alex Cobb react to new safety measures in MLB

Pitchers and catchers for most MLB teams begin reporting to spring training starting next week. When players get to camp, they’ll be greeted with some new rule changes designed to protect and provide more safety. In December, the Players Rules … Continued

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Dodgers’ Honeycutt, Jansen react to Clayton Kershaw deal

He was already the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, a Gold Glover and a three-time All-Star. Now, he’s the richest pitcher in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles kept their ace Clayton Kershaw in Dodger blue for the foreseeable future … Continued

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Dodgers’ Honeycutt, Jansen react to Clayton Kershaw deal

He was already the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, a Gold Glover and a three-time All-Star. Now, he’s the richest pitcher in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles kept their ace Clayton Kershaw in Dodger blue for the foreseeable future … Continued

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Where do the Yankees turn now at third base?

New York Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler joined MLB Network Radio Monday to discuss his team’s options at third base now that Alex Rodriguez is (for now) suspended for the entire 2014 season. “Our eyes are always gonna stay … Continued

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Where do the Yankees turn now at third base?

New York Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler joined MLB Network Radio Monday to discuss his team’s options at third base now that Alex Rodriguez is (for now) suspended for the entire 2014 season. “Our eyes are always gonna stay … Continued

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Jason Aldean reveals upcoming MLB summer stadium tour dates on The Highway

If you’re a country fan, then chances are you’re plenty aware of Jason Aldean’s upcoming 2014 Burn It Down tour with Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. But wait, there’s more to the story: Jason, who performed at a bunch of … Continued

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Jason Aldean reveals upcoming MLB summer stadium tour dates on The Highway

If you’re a country fan, then chances are you’re plenty aware of Jason Aldean’s upcoming 2014 Burn It Down tour with Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. But wait, there’s more to the story: Jason, who performed at a bunch of … Continued

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Bowden on MLB offseason spening: Look at the Red Sox!

This week on MLB Network Radio, Jim Bowden took aim at MLB teams that have signed free agents to long-term, lucrative deals the past few seasons. Bowden kicked off his criticism of MLB front offices by praising the New York … Continued

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Bowden on MLB offseason spening: Look at the Red Sox!

This week on MLB Network Radio, Jim Bowden took aim at MLB teams that have signed free agents to long-term, lucrative deals the past few seasons. Bowden kicked off his criticism of MLB front offices by praising the New York … Continued

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Should teams avoid long-term deal with Masahiro Tanaka?

Yokohama BayStars pitching coach Lyle Yates joined MLB Network Radio earlier this week to talk about the upcoming MLB arrival of Japanese superpitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Yates discussed a wide range of topics with Jeff Joyce and Mel Antonen. Among them: … Continued

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Should teams avoid long-term deal with Masahiro Tanaka?

Yokohama BayStars pitching coach Lyle Yates joined MLB Network Radio earlier this week to talk about the upcoming MLB arrival of Japanese superpitcher Masahiro Tanaka. Yates discussed a wide range of topics with Jeff Joyce and Mel Antonen. Among them: … Continued

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Jim Bowden ‘disappointed’ in Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested Saturday for speeding on Alligator Alley in Florida. According to reports, Puig was traveling 110 mph. The arrest comes months after Puig was arrested and charged with speeding and reckless driving … Continued

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Jim Bowden ‘disappointed’ in Yasiel Puig

Los Angeles Dodgers star outfielder Yasiel Puig was arrested Saturday for speeding on Alligator Alley in Florida. According to reports, Puig was traveling 110 mph. The arrest comes months after Puig was arrested and charged with speeding and reckless driving … Continued

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Top five available MLB free agents

While many of this offseason’s most sought-after MLB free agents – including Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury – have already found new homes, there are still some options out there for teams looking to add impact pieces. Here are five available players who … Continued

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Top five available MLB free agents

While many of this offseason’s most sought-after MLB free agents – including Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury – have already found new homes, there are still some options out there for teams looking to add impact pieces. Here are five available players who … Continued

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Pete Rose against proposed home plate collision rule change

Three World Series championships. Betting on his own team as a manager. All-time hits leader, with 4,256 in his career. Seventeen-time All Star. A ban from baseball, and ineligibility to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Pete Rose is … Continued

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Pete Rose against proposed home plate collision rule change

Three World Series championships. Betting on his own team as a manager. All-time hits leader, with 4,256 in his career. Seventeen-time All Star. A ban from baseball, and ineligibility to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Pete Rose is … Continued

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Curtis Granderson talks Yankees-Mets rivalry

After waiting patiently for GM Sandy Alderson to makeover Omar Minaya’s team the past three years, Mets fans came into the 2013 offseason with high expectations, hoping for the team to make splash. Last week, Alderson rewarded those fans, signing … Continued

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Curtis Granderson talks Yankees-Mets rivalry

After waiting patiently for GM Sandy Alderson to makeover Omar Minaya’s team the past three years, Mets fans came into the 2013 offseason with high expectations, hoping for the team to make splash. Last week, Alderson rewarded those fans, signing … Continued

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Red Sox manager Farrell: We like all six of our starters

According to reports last week, the Boston Red Sox were a possible trade destination for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. Boston manager John Farrell disputed the report on MLB Network Radio Monday from baseball’s Winter Meetings. “I’d probably just shoot … Continued

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Red Sox manager Farrell: We like all six of our starters

According to reports last week, the Boston Red Sox were a possible trade destination for Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. Boston manager John Farrell disputed the report on MLB Network Radio Monday from baseball’s Winter Meetings. “I’d probably just shoot … Continued

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Aroldis Chapman will be Reds closer in 2014, says Bryan Price

New Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price won’t move the fire-throwing Aroldis Chapman into the starting rotation, he told MLB Network Radio Monday from the 2013 Winter Meetings. Price, who replaced Dusty Baker as the Reds’ manager after spending four years … Continued

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Aroldis Chapman will be Reds closer in 2014, says Bryan Price

New Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price won’t move the fire-throwing Aroldis Chapman into the starting rotation, he told MLB Network Radio Monday from the 2013 Winter Meetings. Price, who replaced Dusty Baker as the Reds’ manager after spending four years … Continued

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Jim Duquette on Robinson Cano signing: ‘These deals rarely work out’

All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano, who signed a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners last Friday, has been one of the most talked about topics in baseball this offseason. And that comes as little surprise, considering the value … Continued

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Jim Duquette on Robinson Cano signing: ‘These deals rarely work out’

All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano, who signed a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners last Friday, has been one of the most talked about topics in baseball this offseason. And that comes as little surprise, considering the value … Continued

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Robinson Cano signing: Tim Hudson, Mike Cameron react to mega-deal

The Robinson Cano Era is reportedly over for the New York Yankees, as the five-time All-Star agreed to a 10-year $240-million contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPN.com. Talk of the signing took MLB Network Radio by storm, as analysts … Continued

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Robinson Cano signing: Tim Hudson, Mike Cameron react to mega-deal

The Robinson Cano Era is reportedly over for the New York Yankees, as the five-time All-Star agreed to a 10-year $240-million contract with the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPN.com. Talk of the signing took MLB Network Radio by storm, as analysts … Continued

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Jacoby Ellsbury signing: Reaction and fantasy impact

After seven years and two World Series championships with the Boston Red Sox, center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has found a new home. Ellsbury agreed to terms on a seven-year, $153 million contract with the New York Yankees Tuesday night. The former … Continued

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Jacoby Ellsbury signing: Reaction and fantasy impact

After seven years and two World Series championships with the Boston Red Sox, center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury has found a new home. Ellsbury agreed to terms on a seven-year, $153 million contract with the New York Yankees Tuesday night. The former … Continued

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10 moments baseball fans were thankful for in 2013

Baseball fans have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, as the 2013 season was full of memorable moments. Here are the ten that stick out the most: 10. April 5: Chris Davis hits fourth home run In four games … Continued

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10 moments baseball fans were thankful for in 2013

Baseball fans have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving, as the 2013 season was full of memorable moments. Here are the ten that stick out the most: 10. April 5: Chris Davis hits fourth home run In four games … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), died Thursday at the age of 51 following a 15 month battle with brain cancer. Weiner is being remembered around the baseball community as a selfless leader, … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Michael Weiner

Michael Weiner, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), died Thursday at the age of 51 following a 15 month battle with brain cancer. Weiner is being remembered around the baseball community as a selfless leader, … Continued

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Steve Phillips: Prince Fielder should bounce back in Texas

You don’t get trades much bigger than the one the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers pulled off this week, as Prince Fielder was shipped to the Lone Star State in exchange for Ian Kinsler. Former New York Mets general manager … Continued

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Steve Phillips: Prince Fielder should bounce back in Texas

You don’t get trades much bigger than the one the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers pulled off this week, as Prince Fielder was shipped to the Lone Star State in exchange for Ian Kinsler. Former New York Mets general manager … Continued

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Joe Torre ‘had no confidence’ growing up in abusive home

It’s hard to imagine somebody as talented and charismatic as former Yankees’ manager Joe Torre lacking confidence, but for a long time in his life, that was the case. Torre opened up about his self-esteem issues during his SiriusXM Town … Continued

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Joe Torre ‘had no confidence’ growing up in abusive home

It’s hard to imagine somebody as talented and charismatic as former Yankees’ manager Joe Torre lacking confidence, but for a long time in his life, that was the case. Torre opened up about his self-esteem issues during his SiriusXM Town … Continued

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The Day the Mariners made Lloyd McClendon cry

After finishing below .500 for the fifth consecutive year, the Seattle Mariners decided to shake things up by naming Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon as the team’s new skipper on Tuesday. McClendon, who managed the Pirates from 2001 – … Continued

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The Day the Mariners made Lloyd McClendon cry

After finishing below .500 for the fifth consecutive year, the Seattle Mariners decided to shake things up by naming Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon as the team’s new skipper on Tuesday. McClendon, who managed the Pirates from 2001 – … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K’s approach in the locker room

With two NFL head coaches (John Fox in Denver and Gary Kubiak in Houston) facing serious health scares in the last two weeks, Mike Krzyzewski discussed the stress of coaching on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K’s approach in the locker room

With two NFL head coaches (John Fox in Denver and Gary Kubiak in Houston) facing serious health scares in the last two weeks, Mike Krzyzewski discussed the stress of coaching on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. … Continued

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Pete Rose: David Ortiz not yet a Hall of Famer

According to baseball’s all-time hit king, the one big obstacle standing in between David Ortiz and a trip to the Hall of Fame? Hits, naturally. Wednesday on MLB Network Radio, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo asked Pete Rose if Big Papi … Continued

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Pete Rose: David Ortiz not yet a Hall of Famer

According to baseball’s all-time hit king, the one big obstacle standing in between David Ortiz and a trip to the Hall of Fame? Hits, naturally. Wednesday on MLB Network Radio, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo asked Pete Rose if Big Papi … Continued

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Mike Matheny on baseball’s newest trend: Rookie managers

There’s a new trend in Major League Baseball: First-year managers. In Detroit, veteran skipper Jim Leyland has been succeeded by 44-year-old first-time manager Brad Ausmus. The former catcher spent 18 seasons in the big leagues with four different ball clubs, … Continued

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Mike Matheny on baseball’s newest trend: Rookie managers

There’s a new trend in Major League Baseball: First-year managers. In Detroit, veteran skipper Jim Leyland has been succeeded by 44-year-old first-time manager Brad Ausmus. The former catcher spent 18 seasons in the big leagues with four different ball clubs, … Continued

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Curtis Granderson on free agency: ‘I’m open for everything’

Tuesday on MLB Network Radio, outfielder Curtis Granderson spoke with Jim Memolo and Todd Hollandsworth about his options this offseason in free agency. One option already on the table is a one-year, $14 million qualifying offer. Well, it’s definitely something … Continued

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Curtis Granderson on free agency: ‘I’m open for everything’

Tuesday on MLB Network Radio, outfielder Curtis Granderson spoke with Jim Memolo and Todd Hollandsworth about his options this offseason in free agency. One option already on the table is a one-year, $14 million qualifying offer. Well, it’s definitely something … Continued

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Miami Marlins aren’t trading Giancarlo Stanton (so stop asking)

Looking for a right fielder? Don’t look in Miami. Despite a 100-loss, last place finish in 2013, Marlins’ GM Dan Jennings told MLB Network Radio that his team still will not trade 23 year-old Giancarlo Stanton, the centerpiece of a … Continued

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Miami Marlins aren’t trading Giancarlo Stanton (so stop asking)

Looking for a right fielder? Don’t look in Miami. Despite a 100-loss, last place finish in 2013, Marlins’ GM Dan Jennings told MLB Network Radio that his team still will not trade 23 year-old Giancarlo Stanton, the centerpiece of a … Continued

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Red Sox owner John Henry says team, Terry Francona still bitter

It’s been a successful decade for Red Sox owner John Henry, as his team captured its third World Series title over that span by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Following the victory, Henry joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s … Continued

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Red Sox owner John Henry says team, Terry Francona still bitter

It’s been a successful decade for Red Sox owner John Henry, as his team captured its third World Series title over that span by defeating the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Following the victory, Henry joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Zombies, Metal Screams – Halloween!

Celebrate the scariest week of the year with some frightening tunes, as we bring you special countdowns from Liquid Metal, Ozzy’s Boneyard, and Classic Vinyl. Plus, catch an exclusive compilation of interviews with the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead, … Continued

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This Week On Demand: Zombies, Metal Screams – Halloween!

Celebrate the scariest week of the year with some frightening tunes, as we bring you special countdowns from Liquid Metal, Ozzy’s Boneyard, and Classic Vinyl. Plus, catch an exclusive compilation of interviews with the cast of AMC’s The Walking Dead, … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

When you’ve already won four national championships, led Team USA to two consecutive gold medals at the Olympics, and become the all time winningest men’s basketball coach, what’s left to do for legendary Duke head men’s basketball coach and Hall … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

When you’ve already won four national championships, led Team USA to two consecutive gold medals at the Olympics, and become the all time winningest men’s basketball coach, what’s left to do for legendary Duke head men’s basketball coach and Hall … Continued

MLB, Sports

Mike Matheny upset Jon Lester accusations came from within organization

Prior to his St. Louis Cardinals’ Game 2 win over the Boston Red Sox in the World Series, manager Mike Matheny spoke with MLB Network Radio’s Casey Stern, Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette about the controversy over accusations that Red … Continued

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Mike Matheny upset Jon Lester accusations came from within organization

Prior to his St. Louis Cardinals’ Game 2 win over the Boston Red Sox in the World Series, manager Mike Matheny spoke with MLB Network Radio’s Casey Stern, Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette about the controversy over accusations that Red … Continued

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Joe Torre doesn’t envision becoming MLB commissioner

Joe Torre, MLB commissioner? The former New York Yankees manager and current Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball joined Chris Russo on Mad Dog Sports Radio Wednesday to discuss the possibility of his taking over for Bud … Continued

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Joe Torre doesn’t envision becoming MLB commissioner

Joe Torre, MLB commissioner? The former New York Yankees manager and current Executive Vice President for Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball joined Chris Russo on Mad Dog Sports Radio Wednesday to discuss the possibility of his taking over for Bud … Continued

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A three-game World Series?

Wednesday on Bleacher Report Radio, Covino and Rich were joined by Bleacher Report’s national lead writer, Dan Levy, to talk about the World Series. Levy, who recently penned a column suggesting a massive change to the World Series format — a … Continued

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A three-game World Series?

Wednesday on Bleacher Report Radio, Covino and Rich were joined by Bleacher Report’s national lead writer, Dan Levy, to talk about the World Series. Levy, who recently penned a column suggesting a massive change to the World Series format — a … Continued

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Cardinals vs Red Sox: The surprise World Series matchup

The 109th World Series kicks off Wednesday night in Fenway Park between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox. On the surface, this pairing appears to be the most predictable matchup for the Fall Classic. Instead of those underdog … Continued

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Cardinals vs Red Sox: The surprise World Series matchup

The 109th World Series kicks off Wednesday night in Fenway Park between the St. Louis Cardinals and Boston Red Sox. On the surface, this pairing appears to be the most predictable matchup for the Fall Classic. Instead of those underdog … Continued

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MLB Network Radio analysts pick their keys to the World Series

The 2013 World Series kicks off Wednesday night between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. What do SiriusXM MLB Network Radio‘s analysts think about the series? Here are some of their keys to the Fall Classic. Todd … Continued

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MLB Network Radio analysts pick their keys to the World Series

The 2013 World Series kicks off Wednesday night between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox. What do SiriusXM MLB Network Radio‘s analysts think about the series? Here are some of their keys to the Fall Classic. Todd … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The SiriusXM debut of Piolín Radio, Katy Perry and more

This week, SiriusXM welcomes Spanish-language radio’s top host Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, with the launch of his brand new channel, Piolín Radio! Piolín has won numerous prizes including several NAB Marconi Radio Awards, and was picked as one of the most influential people … Continued

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This Week On Demand: The SiriusXM debut of Piolín Radio, Katy Perry and more

This week, SiriusXM welcomes Spanish-language radio’s top host Eddie “Piolín” Sotelo, with the launch of his brand new channel, Piolín Radio! Piolín has won numerous prizes including several NAB Marconi Radio Awards, and was picked as one of the most influential people … Continued

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Matheny: Cardinals’ teamwork key to NLDS

The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has relied heavily on third baseman Pedro Alvarez this postseason. In five playoff games, Alvarez has six RBI, including at least one in each game. St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny joined SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio and … Continued

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Matheny: Cardinals’ teamwork key to NLDS

The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has relied heavily on third baseman Pedro Alvarez this postseason. In five playoff games, Alvarez has six RBI, including at least one in each game. St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny joined SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio and … Continued

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What’s on: No Huddle, Cage the Elephant and No Age

Start your day with a future NFL Hall of Famer. In the afternoon, listen to the Mad Dog for a dose of baseball nostalgia. Hear the hysterical Amy Schumer, the talented John Legend, and an unplugged session with No Age. … Continued

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What’s on: No Huddle, Cage the Elephant and No Age

Start your day with a future NFL Hall of Famer. In the afternoon, listen to the Mad Dog for a dose of baseball nostalgia. Hear the hysterical Amy Schumer, the talented John Legend, and an unplugged session with No Age. … Continued

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Alex Cobb: Jeremy Hellickson will be ‘lights out’ against Red Sox

Three straight elimination games. Three straight wins. The Tampa Bays Rays just aren’t ready to put the 2013 season to rest. Monday night, Jose Lobaton belted a walk-off home run against arguably the league’s best relief pitcher this season, Koji Uehara, … Continued

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Alex Cobb: Jeremy Hellickson will be ‘lights out’ against Red Sox

Three straight elimination games. Three straight wins. The Tampa Bays Rays just aren’t ready to put the 2013 season to rest. Monday night, Jose Lobaton belted a walk-off home run against arguably the league’s best relief pitcher this season, Koji Uehara, … Continued

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Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on Francisco Liriano’s turnaround

Last year, starting pitcher Francisco Liriano entered free agency as a struggling starter looking to play his way back into an MLB starting rotation. He went just 3-10 with the Minnesota Twins in 2012, was dealt to the Chicago White … Continued

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Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on Francisco Liriano’s turnaround

Last year, starting pitcher Francisco Liriano entered free agency as a struggling starter looking to play his way back into an MLB starting rotation. He went just 3-10 with the Minnesota Twins in 2012, was dealt to the Chicago White … Continued

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How far can Miguel Cabrera take the Tigers this postseason?

The rematch of the 2012 American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics begins Friday night, and all eyes will be on Miguel Cabrera. Last season, Cabrera won the AL MVP and became the first Triple Crown … Continued

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How far can Miguel Cabrera take the Tigers this postseason?

The rematch of the 2012 American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics begins Friday night, and all eyes will be on Miguel Cabrera. Last season, Cabrera won the AL MVP and became the first Triple Crown … Continued

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Dusty Baker fired by Reds; Marty Brennaman reacts

The MLB Postseason is not even a week old, but already heads are rolling. Dale Sveum is already out as Cubs manager, and now the NL Central purge continues with Dusty Baker done in Cincy. President of Baseball Operations & GM … Continued

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Dusty Baker fired by Reds; Marty Brennaman reacts

The MLB Postseason is not even a week old, but already heads are rolling. Dale Sveum is already out as Cubs manager, and now the NL Central purge continues with Dusty Baker done in Cincy. President of Baseball Operations & GM … Continued

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2013 NLDS previews: Will the Pirates’ run continue?

Postseason baseball continues Thursday night as the two National League best-of-five division series kick off. Jeff Joyce and Mike Stanton of SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio previewed the keys to each matchup. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves Clayton Kershaw anchors … Continued

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2013 NLDS previews: Will the Pirates’ run continue?

Postseason baseball continues Thursday night as the two National League best-of-five division series kick off. Jeff Joyce and Mike Stanton of SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio previewed the keys to each matchup. Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Atlanta Braves Clayton Kershaw anchors … Continued

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Home-field advantage important to MLB managers

The idea of the “10th man” has long been used to explain home-field advantage in baseball. An entire ballpark of fans cheering for one team while booing the opposition is just one benefit to playing any game, especially in the … Continued

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Home-field advantage important to MLB managers

The idea of the “10th man” has long been used to explain home-field advantage in baseball. An entire ballpark of fans cheering for one team while booing the opposition is just one benefit to playing any game, especially in the … Continued

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Maddon: Wild Card starter Alex Cobb a ‘tremendous competitor’

Tampa Bay Rays righthander Alex Cobb will make his first career postseason start Wednesday night as the Rays take on the Cleveland Indians in the American League Wild Card game. Cobb cemented his spot in the notoriously strong Tampa Bay … Continued

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Maddon: Wild Card starter Alex Cobb a ‘tremendous competitor’

Tampa Bay Rays righthander Alex Cobb will make his first career postseason start Wednesday night as the Rays take on the Cleveland Indians in the American League Wild Card game. Cobb cemented his spot in the notoriously strong Tampa Bay … Continued

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Hunter Pence believes in Giants organization

After winning two of the last three World Series, the San Francisco Giants found themselves outside of the playoff picture in 2013. The defending champs finished 76-86, below-.500 for the first time since 2008 (72-90). Despite their struggles, outfielder Hunter … Continued

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Hunter Pence believes in Giants organization

After winning two of the last three World Series, the San Francisco Giants found themselves outside of the playoff picture in 2013. The defending champs finished 76-86, below-.500 for the first time since 2008 (72-90). Despite their struggles, outfielder Hunter … Continued

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Chris Davis on Orioles: ‘We still have a lot to work on’

Despite Chris Davis’ breakout year, the Baltimore Orioles will not be making back-to-back playoff appearances. The All-Star first-baseman joinedSiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio to discuss his team’s season. “I think it would have been impossible to repeat what we did last year,” Davis … Continued

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Chris Davis on Orioles: ‘We still have a lot to work on’

Despite Chris Davis’ breakout year, the Baltimore Orioles will not be making back-to-back playoff appearances. The All-Star first-baseman joinedSiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio to discuss his team’s season. “I think it would have been impossible to repeat what we did last year,” Davis … Continued

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This Week On Demand: It’s a SiriusXM Town Hallapalooza!

Close out September and kick off October with a slew of huge celebrities sitting down for intimate conversations with select groups of SiriusXM subscribers – it’s SiriusXM’s Town Hall Series, On Demand. Robin Williams Entertainment Weekly Radio Robin Williams answers … Continued

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This Week On Demand: It’s a SiriusXM Town Hallapalooza!

Close out September and kick off October with a slew of huge celebrities sitting down for intimate conversations with select groups of SiriusXM subscribers – it’s SiriusXM’s Town Hall Series, On Demand. Robin Williams Entertainment Weekly Radio Robin Williams answers … Continued

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Mike Trout calls Camden Yards catch his best

Remember this catch? Mike Trout confirmed Thursday on Ripken Baseball with Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken that it was the best catch of his career. “I just took off a little bit,” Trout said nonchalantly, “went up the fence, … Continued

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Mike Trout calls Camden Yards catch his best

Remember this catch? Mike Trout confirmed Thursday on Ripken Baseball with Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken that it was the best catch of his career. “I just took off a little bit,” Trout said nonchalantly, “went up the fence, … Continued

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History denied: Michael Wacha loses no-hitter with 2 outs in 9th

The inches we need are everywhere around us. They are in every break of the game. Every minute. Every second. – Al Pacino from Any Given Sunday OK, so Pacino was referring to football. But even in baseball, an inch can make all … Continued

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History denied: Michael Wacha loses no-hitter with 2 outs in 9th

The inches we need are everywhere around us. They are in every break of the game. Every minute. Every second. – Al Pacino from Any Given Sunday OK, so Pacino was referring to football. But even in baseball, an inch can make all … Continued

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Justin Morneau reflects on Pittsburgh Pirates’ return to playoffs

For the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates raised the Jolly Roger on an MLB playoff berth Monday night with a win over the Chicago Cubs on a crazy bottom-of-the-9th relay play to home: Following the win, Bucs first … Continued

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Justin Morneau reflects on Pittsburgh Pirates’ return to playoffs

For the first time since 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates raised the Jolly Roger on an MLB playoff berth Monday night with a win over the Chicago Cubs on a crazy bottom-of-the-9th relay play to home: Following the win, Bucs first … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Brady Anderson reflects on Chris Davis’ franchise record

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. MLB Network Radio caught up with Brady Anderson after Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis broke Anderson’s single-season franchise … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Brady Anderson reflects on Chris Davis’ franchise record

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. MLB Network Radio caught up with Brady Anderson after Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis broke Anderson’s single-season franchise … Continued

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Video of ‘best moment’ of Blue Jays’ pitcher’s life goes viral

Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Marcus Stroman’s name has been all over the Internet lately … just not in reference to his skills on the mound. Stroman’s name was prevalent because of a video he posted to Instagram last week. In … Continued

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Video of ‘best moment’ of Blue Jays’ pitcher’s life goes viral

Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Marcus Stroman’s name has been all over the Internet lately … just not in reference to his skills on the mound. Stroman’s name was prevalent because of a video he posted to Instagram last week. In … Continued

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Sports and music collide: Reds 3B Todd Frazier covers Frankie Lymon

Music and sports have their common intersections: walk-up music, in-game anthems, post-game celebrations, etc. And every once in awhile, when we’re lucky, players will showcase their own musical talent, as was the case Friday on Inside Pitch with Jim Bowden … Continued

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Sports and music collide: Reds 3B Todd Frazier covers Frankie Lymon

Music and sports have their common intersections: walk-up music, in-game anthems, post-game celebrations, etc. And every once in awhile, when we’re lucky, players will showcase their own musical talent, as was the case Friday on Inside Pitch with Jim Bowden … Continued

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Paul Konerko: 2013 ‘the toughest season’ of my career

Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko spoke with Cal Ripken Jr. and his brother, Billy, Friday, about the 2013 season and his potential retirement on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio. The White Sox team captain and six-time All-Star opened up … Continued

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Paul Konerko: 2013 ‘the toughest season’ of my career

Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko spoke with Cal Ripken Jr. and his brother, Billy, Friday, about the 2013 season and his potential retirement on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio. The White Sox team captain and six-time All-Star opened up … Continued

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Adam Schein: ‘It’s Over’ for the Yankees in 2013

With the 2013 MLB regular season winding down and the New York Yankees still trailing in the American League wild card, Adam Schein of SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio doesn’t give the Bronx Bombers any hope of making the postseason. “The … Continued

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Adam Schein: ‘It’s Over’ for the Yankees in 2013

With the 2013 MLB regular season winding down and the New York Yankees still trailing in the American League wild card, Adam Schein of SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio doesn’t give the Bronx Bombers any hope of making the postseason. “The … Continued

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Cal Ripken Jr. on stealing signs and tipping pitches

When you play the left side of the infield in the major leagues for 21 years, you learn a thing or two about opposing teams stealing signs. So who better to react to the Joe Girardi-Buck Showalter shouting match Monday … Continued

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Cal Ripken Jr. on stealing signs and tipping pitches

When you play the left side of the infield in the major leagues for 21 years, you learn a thing or two about opposing teams stealing signs. So who better to react to the Joe Girardi-Buck Showalter shouting match Monday … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: NASCAR Chase field set

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Carl Edwards won the final NASCAR race prior to the season-ending Chase, the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond. … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: NASCAR Chase field set

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Carl Edwards won the final NASCAR race prior to the season-ending Chase, the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond. … Continued

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Cal Ripken’s iron man record: Looking back 18 years later

Eighteen years ago, on Sept. 6, 1995, Cal Ripken Jr. set what may be the most impressive record in sports, playing in his 2,131st consecutive baseball game. Ripken’s name on the lineup card that day signaled a major moment in … Continued

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Cal Ripken’s iron man record: Looking back 18 years later

Eighteen years ago, on Sept. 6, 1995, Cal Ripken Jr. set what may be the most impressive record in sports, playing in his 2,131st consecutive baseball game. Ripken’s name on the lineup card that day signaled a major moment in … Continued

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Cliff Floyd, the true pioneer of MLB instant replay

Major League Baseball didn’t have instant replay back in the 20th Century, right? Not so fast. Thursday on MLB Network Radio, Cliff Floyd remembered an incident from Opening Day in 1999 involving him, a Marlins cameraman, and former umpire Frank … Continued

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Cliff Floyd, the true pioneer of MLB instant replay

Major League Baseball didn’t have instant replay back in the 20th Century, right? Not so fast. Thursday on MLB Network Radio, Cliff Floyd remembered an incident from Opening Day in 1999 involving him, a Marlins cameraman, and former umpire Frank … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Rex and the Jets

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan made headlines for the wrong reason Saturday when quarterback Mark Sanchez was … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Rex and the Jets

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan made headlines for the wrong reason Saturday when quarterback Mark Sanchez was … Continued

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What now for Ryan Braun? Ripken brothers, Nomar discuss

Thursday, in a statement released by the Milwaukee Brewers, 2011 MVP Ryan Braun apologized for actions that led to a 65-game suspension by the MLB. Braun’s statement outlined the reasons why he took performance-enhancing drugs, and read that he had … Continued

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What now for Ryan Braun? Ripken brothers, Nomar discuss

Thursday, in a statement released by the Milwaukee Brewers, 2011 MVP Ryan Braun apologized for actions that led to a 65-game suspension by the MLB. Braun’s statement outlined the reasons why he took performance-enhancing drugs, and read that he had … Continued

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Celebrating Ichiro’s 4,000th hit: Good or bad?

Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 2,722nd career Major League hit. More importantly, however, it was the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career, one that included nearly a decade in Japan. To commemorate the milestone hit, an … Continued

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Celebrating Ichiro’s 4,000th hit: Good or bad?

Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, Ichiro Suzuki recorded his 2,722nd career Major League hit. More importantly, however, it was the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career, one that included nearly a decade in Japan. To commemorate the milestone hit, an … Continued

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Bud Selig: No National League DH in foreseeable future

Rest easy, National League fans. The designated hitter isn’t coming to your home ballparks anytime soon, according to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. In a SiriusXM Town Hall event at MLB All-Star FanFest in New York City, Selig spoke with Chris … Continued

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Bud Selig: No National League DH in foreseeable future

Rest easy, National League fans. The designated hitter isn’t coming to your home ballparks anytime soon, according to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig. In a SiriusXM Town Hall event at MLB All-Star FanFest in New York City, Selig spoke with Chris … Continued

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Cal and Billy Ripken say MLB needs stiffer PED penalties

Cal and Billy Ripken made it clear Thursday on SiriusXM’s Ripken Baseball: It’s time for Major League Baseball to strengthen penalties against players that use banned performance-enhancing drugs. Following news that 14 players, including former MVPs Ryan Braun and Alex … Continued

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Cal and Billy Ripken say MLB needs stiffer PED penalties

Cal and Billy Ripken made it clear Thursday on SiriusXM’s Ripken Baseball: It’s time for Major League Baseball to strengthen penalties against players that use banned performance-enhancing drugs. Following news that 14 players, including former MVPs Ryan Braun and Alex … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

The 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball on Alex Rodriguez is a story that has transcended sports. Case and point? Cardinal Timothy Dolan discussed the news on his program Tuesday on The Catholic Channel. “You know who I feel … Continued

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

The 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball on Alex Rodriguez is a story that has transcended sports. Case and point? Cardinal Timothy Dolan discussed the news on his program Tuesday on The Catholic Channel. “You know who I feel … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: What’s Riley Cooper’s future with Eagles?

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton told Dan Graca on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio that he thinks Riley … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: What’s Riley Cooper’s future with Eagles?

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton told Dan Graca on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio that he thinks Riley … Continued

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Fay Vincent looks back at Pete Rose lifetime ban

Former MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent, who played a role in the lifetime ban of Pete Rose prior to assuming the office, discussed the negotiations he and Rose’s lawyers had in 1989 on MLB Network Radio Friday. “For a brief period of … Continued

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Fay Vincent looks back at Pete Rose lifetime ban

Former MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent, who played a role in the lifetime ban of Pete Rose prior to assuming the office, discussed the negotiations he and Rose’s lawyers had in 1989 on MLB Network Radio Friday. “For a brief period of … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Qadry Ismail says Cris Carter is a ‘diva’

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Former NFL wide receiver and current Baltimore Ravens analyst Qadry Ismail had strong words for former teammate Cris Carter. … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Qadry Ismail says Cris Carter is a ‘diva’

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Former NFL wide receiver and current Baltimore Ravens analyst Qadry Ismail had strong words for former teammate Cris Carter. … Continued

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Dustin Pedroia ‘angry’ about Ryan Braun suspension

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia told Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken on Ripken Baseball that he is “a little irritated and angry” about the 65-game suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun. “I see, Cal, what you … Continued

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Dustin Pedroia ‘angry’ about Ryan Braun suspension

Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia told Cal Ripken Jr. and Billy Ripken on Ripken Baseball that he is “a little irritated and angry” about the 65-game suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun. “I see, Cal, what you … Continued

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Adam Schein doubts Alex Rodriguez will get lifetime ban

Tuesday, Schein on Sports host Adam Schein took on Ryan Braun. Wednesday, it was Alex Rodriguez’s turn. CBS News’ Jim Axelrod reported that Major League Baseball was considering a lifetime ban for the Yankee in connection with his alleged PED … Continued

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Adam Schein doubts Alex Rodriguez will get lifetime ban

Tuesday, Schein on Sports host Adam Schein took on Ryan Braun. Wednesday, it was Alex Rodriguez’s turn. CBS News’ Jim Axelrod reported that Major League Baseball was considering a lifetime ban for the Yankee in connection with his alleged PED … Continued

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Baseball Hall of Fame flashback: Cal learns he’s inducted

This weekend, MLB Network Radio will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., hosting live programs from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ahead of the special broadcasts, which will air July 26-28, listen back to a pair of historical moments: Cal Ripken Jr. … Continued

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Baseball Hall of Fame flashback: Cal learns he’s inducted

This weekend, MLB Network Radio will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., hosting live programs from the Baseball Hall of Fame. Ahead of the special broadcasts, which will air July 26-28, listen back to a pair of historical moments: Cal Ripken Jr. … Continued

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Adam Schein rips Ryan Braun: ‘Absolute pathetic disgrace’

Ryan Braun’s 65-game suspension for using illegal performance-enhancing drugs has elicited many responses from sports media. Perhaps none stronger, though, than that from Mad Dog Radio’s Adam Schein. “What an absolute fraud. What an absolute liar. What an absolute loser. … Continued

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Adam Schein rips Ryan Braun: ‘Absolute pathetic disgrace’

Ryan Braun’s 65-game suspension for using illegal performance-enhancing drugs has elicited many responses from sports media. Perhaps none stronger, though, than that from Mad Dog Radio’s Adam Schein. “What an absolute fraud. What an absolute liar. What an absolute loser. … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Landon Donovan’s big game

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Landon Donovan scored a goal and totaled three assists in the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 5-1 win over El … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: Landon Donovan’s big game

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Landon Donovan scored a goal and totaled three assists in the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 5-1 win over El … Continued

MLB, Sports

Salvador Perez recounts catching for Mariano Rivera

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez raved to MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden and Casey Stern about working with New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera at the 2013 All-Star Game. Perez, who earned his first All-Star trip after batting .284 … Continued

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Salvador Perez recounts catching for Mariano Rivera

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez raved to MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden and Casey Stern about working with New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera at the 2013 All-Star Game. Perez, who earned his first All-Star trip after batting .284 … Continued

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Cal Ripken: Home run records aren’t going away

Adam Schein of Mad Dog Radio joined Hall of Famer Cal Ripken on a special edition of Ripken Baseball Monday at MLB All-Star FanFest in New York City. While speaking about Chris Davis, who had a monstrous first half with … Continued

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Cal Ripken: Home run records aren’t going away

Adam Schein of Mad Dog Radio joined Hall of Famer Cal Ripken on a special edition of Ripken Baseball Monday at MLB All-Star FanFest in New York City. While speaking about Chris Davis, who had a monstrous first half with … Continued

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Bud Selig talks steroids, DH and All-Star Game at SiriusXM Town Hall

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig sat down with Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo of Mad Dog Radio at All-Star FanFest in New York City to talk about steroids, the designated hitter, baseball’s home run record and more at a SiriusXM … Continued

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Bud Selig talks steroids, DH and All-Star Game at SiriusXM Town Hall

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig sat down with Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo of Mad Dog Radio at All-Star FanFest in New York City to talk about steroids, the designated hitter, baseball’s home run record and more at a SiriusXM … Continued

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

Tune in on Saturday, July 13th at 4 pm ET as MLB All-Star center fielder Adam Jones takes over Backspin during All-Star weekend. Jones will be playing his favorite classic hip-hop tracks while sharing memories brought back to him by … Continued

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

Tune in on Saturday, July 13th at 4 pm ET as MLB All-Star center fielder Adam Jones takes over Backspin during All-Star weekend. Jones will be playing his favorite classic hip-hop tracks while sharing memories brought back to him by … Continued

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Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson talk All-Star snubs

Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier and Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson went to bat for a pair of teammates Thursday on MLB Network Radio. Frazier felt that outfielder Jay Bruce deserved a spot on the NL team, and … Continued

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Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson talk All-Star snubs

Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier and Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson went to bat for a pair of teammates Thursday on MLB Network Radio. Frazier felt that outfielder Jay Bruce deserved a spot on the NL team, and … Continued

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Steve Delabar wins MLB All-Star Final Vote

Journeyman-turned-ace reliever Steve Delabar won the MLB All-Star Final Vote on Thursday, earning him a spot on the American League All-Star roster. Delabar, who first appeared in the majors in 2011 as a 27-year-old, has emerged as one of the … Continued

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Steve Delabar wins MLB All-Star Final Vote

Journeyman-turned-ace reliever Steve Delabar won the MLB All-Star Final Vote on Thursday, earning him a spot on the American League All-Star roster. Delabar, who first appeared in the majors in 2011 as a 27-year-old, has emerged as one of the … Continued

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All-Star Week coverage on MLB Network Radio

Starting Friday and running through a special postgame show following the All-Star Game, MLB Network Radio will have extensive on-location coverage of MLB All-Star Week. Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette kick off the festivities on Power Alley from MLB All-Star … Continued

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All-Star Week coverage on MLB Network Radio

Starting Friday and running through a special postgame show following the All-Star Game, MLB Network Radio will have extensive on-location coverage of MLB All-Star Week. Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette kick off the festivities on Power Alley from MLB All-Star … Continued

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Terry Francona: Yasiel Puig not an All-Star (yet)

Chalk another one up in the “Yasiel Puig isn’t an All-Star” camp. Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona told Todd Hollandsworth and Jim Memolo on SiriusXM’s First Pitch that the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder shouldn’t be selected to the National League … Continued

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Terry Francona: Yasiel Puig not an All-Star (yet)

Chalk another one up in the “Yasiel Puig isn’t an All-Star” camp. Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona told Todd Hollandsworth and Jim Memolo on SiriusXM’s First Pitch that the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder shouldn’t be selected to the National League … Continued

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Hunter Pence: Yasiel Puig a ‘deserving’ All-Star candidate

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, one of the players on the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote ballot, spoke about another player up for a spot on the team–Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig–on Mad Dog Radio’s Schein on Sports. … Continued

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Hunter Pence: Yasiel Puig a ‘deserving’ All-Star candidate

San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence, one of the players on the MLB All-Star Game Final Vote ballot, spoke about another player up for a spot on the team–Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig–on Mad Dog Radio’s Schein on Sports. … Continued

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Adam Wainwright would give his All-Star spot to Edward Mujica

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright was named to his second All-Star Game this season. However, Wainwright is scheduled to pitch the Sunday prior to the game, leaving his availability to pitch up in the air. And while he … Continued

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Adam Wainwright would give his All-Star spot to Edward Mujica

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright was named to his second All-Star Game this season. However, Wainwright is scheduled to pitch the Sunday prior to the game, leaving his availability to pitch up in the air. And while he … Continued

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LISTEN: Bruce Bochy, Jim Leyland on their All-Star rosters

National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy and American League All-Star manager Jim Leyland joined Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on MLB Network Radio’s Inside Pitch Monday to discuss the process of filling out their rosters for the game. Bochy spoke … Continued

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LISTEN: Bruce Bochy, Jim Leyland on their All-Star rosters

National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy and American League All-Star manager Jim Leyland joined Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on MLB Network Radio’s Inside Pitch Monday to discuss the process of filling out their rosters for the game. Bochy spoke … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Friday, the Boston Celtics formally announced former Butler men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens as their new head coach. Mad … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Friday, the Boston Celtics formally announced former Butler men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens as their new head coach. Mad … Continued

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Jonathan Papelbon: A ‘joke’ if Yasiel Puig makes All-Star team

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig won’t be getting Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon’s vote for the National League All-Star team. Papelbon was on Power Alley Tuesday and told Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette that adding Puig to the … Continued

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Jonathan Papelbon: A ‘joke’ if Yasiel Puig makes All-Star team

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig won’t be getting Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon’s vote for the National League All-Star team. Papelbon was on Power Alley Tuesday and told Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette that adding Puig to the … Continued

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SiriusXM Town Hall with Bud Selig on July 15

Big news baseball fans: Coming July 15th, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo will moderate a SiriusXM Town Hall event with MLB commissioner Bud Selig. SiriusXM listeners will get the chance to ask Selig questions at MLB All-Star FanFest, with the live … Continued

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SiriusXM Town Hall with Bud Selig on July 15

Big news baseball fans: Coming July 15th, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo will moderate a SiriusXM Town Hall event with MLB commissioner Bud Selig. SiriusXM listeners will get the chance to ask Selig questions at MLB All-Star FanFest, with the live … Continued

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LISTEN: Ron Shandler on the future of fantasy baseball

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio hosts Glenn Colton and Rick Wolf brought fantasy legend Ron Shandler on the show Tuesday. Shandler discussed the future of fantasy baseball, specifically making mention of the additional variables in today’s game. Shandler said that “to be … Continued

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LISTEN: Ron Shandler on the future of fantasy baseball

SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio hosts Glenn Colton and Rick Wolf brought fantasy legend Ron Shandler on the show Tuesday. Shandler discussed the future of fantasy baseball, specifically making mention of the additional variables in today’s game. Shandler said that “to be … Continued

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LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

Bad news, contenders: If you’re looking for starting pitching at the MLB trade deadline, you’re probably not going to find it, says SiriusXM’s Jim Bowden. Bowden broke down the pitching market on Inside Pitch on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio Tuesday, … Continued

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LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

Bad news, contenders: If you’re looking for starting pitching at the MLB trade deadline, you’re probably not going to find it, says SiriusXM’s Jim Bowden. Bowden broke down the pitching market on Inside Pitch on SiriusXM MLB Network Radio Tuesday, … Continued

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R.A. Dickey talks about resurgent Blue Jays on First Pitch

Even though the Tampa Bay Rays halted the Blue Jays’ 11-game winning streak Monday night, Toronto remains one of the hottest teams in the majors. Winners of 15 of their last 19 outings – out-scoring opponents 103 to 57 in … Continued

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R.A. Dickey talks about resurgent Blue Jays on First Pitch

Even though the Tampa Bay Rays halted the Blue Jays’ 11-game winning streak Monday night, Toronto remains one of the hottest teams in the majors. Winners of 15 of their last 19 outings – out-scoring opponents 103 to 57 in … Continued

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LISTEN: Brad Ziegler Suggests MLB Is Setting Dangerous Precedent

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler was on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio Friday to discuss the suspensions that stemmed from the Diamondbacks-Los Angeles Dodgers brawl last week. Ziegler said that he agreed with teammate Ian Kennedy’s 10-game suspension. Kennedy had … Continued

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LISTEN: Brad Ziegler Suggests MLB Is Setting Dangerous Precedent

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler was on SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio Friday to discuss the suspensions that stemmed from the Diamondbacks-Los Angeles Dodgers brawl last week. Ziegler said that he agreed with teammate Ian Kennedy’s 10-game suspension. Kennedy had … Continued

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Weekend Sports Talk: Tiger Falls Short, Rangers Hire Vigneault

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Claire B Lang of SiriusXM NASCAR Radio spoke with Greg Biffle in victory lane after Biffle won the Quicken Loans 400 … Continued

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Weekend Sports Talk: Tiger Falls Short, Rangers Hire Vigneault

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Claire B Lang of SiriusXM NASCAR Radio spoke with Greg Biffle in victory lane after Biffle won the Quicken Loans 400 … Continued

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Jose Bautista Discusses Biogenesis Saga with Adam Schein

One of Major League Baseball’s premier home run hitters, Jose Bautista, reacted to the Biogenesis scandal Wednesday with Adam Schein on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio. Bautista, who hasn’t been linked to the Florida clinic under investigation by the league, said … Continued

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Jose Bautista Discusses Biogenesis Saga with Adam Schein

One of Major League Baseball’s premier home run hitters, Jose Bautista, reacted to the Biogenesis scandal Wednesday with Adam Schein on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio. Bautista, who hasn’t been linked to the Florida clinic under investigation by the league, said … Continued

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LISTEN: Hall of Famer Andre Dawson on the Yasiel Puig Bean Ball

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been on fire since he was called up to the major leagues in early June. In nine games, Puig is batting .471 with four home runs and 10 RBI. Tuesday night, Puig … Continued

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LISTEN: Hall of Famer Andre Dawson on the Yasiel Puig Bean Ball

Los Angeles Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been on fire since he was called up to the major leagues in early June. In nine games, Puig is batting .471 with four home runs and 10 RBI. Tuesday night, Puig … Continued

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David Wright on Jim Duquette’s Home Run Call: ‘That was weak!’

New York Mets third baseman David Wright called into SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio on Wednesday to discuss, among other things, his appointment as the captain of the National League Home Run Derby squad. The segment opened up with Power Alley co-host … Continued

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David Wright on Jim Duquette’s Home Run Call: ‘That was weak!’

New York Mets third baseman David Wright called into SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio on Wednesday to discuss, among other things, his appointment as the captain of the National League Home Run Derby squad. The segment opened up with Power Alley co-host … Continued

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LISTEN: Dwight Gooden, former MLB pitcher, discusses PED use among players

Just when you thought steroids and drug use were struck out of baseball, think again. Now more rumors have surfaced over the use of PED among some of the biggest names in baseball. Former pitcher Dwight Gooden, better known as … Continued

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LISTEN: Dwight Gooden, former MLB pitcher, discusses PED use among players

Just when you thought steroids and drug use were struck out of baseball, think again. Now more rumors have surfaced over the use of PED among some of the biggest names in baseball. Former pitcher Dwight Gooden, better known as … Continued

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