MLB, Sports

Could Max Scherzer appear in All-Star game on one day of rest?

One thing you don’t see in Major League Baseball today is a starting pitcher appearing in a game on just one day of rest, but Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals might do just that. SiriusXM MLB Network Radio was … Continued

MLB, Sports

Could Max Scherzer appear in All-Star game on one day of rest?

One thing you don’t see in Major League Baseball today is a starting pitcher appearing in a game on just one day of rest, but Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals might do just that. SiriusXM MLB Network Radio was … Continued

MLB, Sports

Is it time for MLB to make changes to All-Star Game?

With the revealing of the 2015 All-Star team rosters earlier this week, the annual debate regarding whether the MLB should change the selection process has begun. Among those in favor of changes is Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Adam Schein, who spoke … Continued

MLB, Sports

Is it time for MLB to make changes to All-Star Game?

With the revealing of the 2015 All-Star team rosters earlier this week, the annual debate regarding whether the MLB should change the selection process has begun. Among those in favor of changes is Mad Dog Sports Radio’s Adam Schein, who spoke … Continued

MLB, Sports

Can MLB’s scheduling lead to player injuries?

It’s always exciting for teams to play primetime on a national stage on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, but is it fair to schedule teams to go coast to coast following the game and play again the next night? San Francisco … Continued

MLB, Sports

Can MLB’s scheduling lead to player injuries?

It’s always exciting for teams to play primetime on a national stage on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, but is it fair to schedule teams to go coast to coast following the game and play again the next night? San Francisco … Continued

MLB, Sports

What does Todd Frazier think of the new Home Run Derby format?

In attempt to freshen up and tighten the annual Home Run Derby, the MLB announced a new set of rules to be implemented at this year’s event on July 13 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The new bracket-style … Continued

MLB, Sports

What does Todd Frazier think of the new Home Run Derby format?

In attempt to freshen up and tighten the annual Home Run Derby, the MLB announced a new set of rules to be implemented at this year’s event on July 13 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The new bracket-style … Continued

Golf, MLB, NASCAR, Sports

SiriusXM bringing coverage of the best in sports this July 4

It’s almost 4th of July weekend, and what better way to celebrate America’s birthday than taking it easy and enjoying some live sports? While you’re in the backyard firing up the grill, turn on your radio and listen to all … Continued

Golf, MLB, NASCAR, Sports

SiriusXM bringing coverage of the best in sports this July 4

It’s almost 4th of July weekend, and what better way to celebrate America’s birthday than taking it easy and enjoying some live sports? While you’re in the backyard firing up the grill, turn on your radio and listen to all … Continued

MLB, Sports

MLB Network Radio covers all the action for All-Star Week 2015

The rosters are nearly set, and the 2015 MLB All-Star Game is fast approaching. The 86th annual Midsummer Classic will be held on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, where the National League and the American League’s … Continued

MLB, Sports

MLB Network Radio covers all the action for All-Star Week 2015

The rosters are nearly set, and the 2015 MLB All-Star Game is fast approaching. The 86th annual Midsummer Classic will be held on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, where the National League and the American League’s … Continued

MLB, Sports

John Dowd supports Pete Rose’s ban from baseball

Since his ban from baseball in 1989, all-time hits leader Pete Rose has maintained his claim that he never bet on baseball as a player. After 26 years, Rose’s claim has been disproved, as a report by Outside the Lines … Continued

MLB, Sports

John Dowd supports Pete Rose’s ban from baseball

Since his ban from baseball in 1989, all-time hits leader Pete Rose has maintained his claim that he never bet on baseball as a player. After 26 years, Rose’s claim has been disproved, as a report by Outside the Lines … Continued

MLB, Sports

Max Scherzer: ‘Kudos’ to Jose Tabata

Top of the ninth, two outs, two strikes. Max Scherzer came as close as one can to perfection before he tossed a slider inside that grazed Pittsburgh Pirates’ outfielder Jose Tabata on the elbow. Fortunately for the Nationals’ ace, he was … Continued

MLB, Sports

Max Scherzer: ‘Kudos’ to Jose Tabata

Top of the ninth, two outs, two strikes. Max Scherzer came as close as one can to perfection before he tossed a slider inside that grazed Pittsburgh Pirates’ outfielder Jose Tabata on the elbow. Fortunately for the Nationals’ ace, he was … Continued

MLB, Sports

Brandon Phillips on All-Star Game: ‘We gotta make it like Club Great American Ballpark’

Less than halfway through the season, the Cincinnati Reds are already 14 games out of first in the NL Central, leaving fans with little to be excited about beyond hosting the All-Star game at Great American Ballpark. While it’s been … Continued

MLB, Sports

Brandon Phillips on All-Star Game: ‘We gotta make it like Club Great American Ballpark’

Less than halfway through the season, the Cincinnati Reds are already 14 games out of first in the NL Central, leaving fans with little to be excited about beyond hosting the All-Star game at Great American Ballpark. While it’s been … Continued

MLB, Sports

2015 MLB Draft recap: Rounds 1 and 2

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

MLB, Sports

2015 MLB Draft recap: Rounds 1 and 2

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

MLB, Sports

Reds draft pick Tyler Stephenson explains his epic bat flip

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

MLB, Sports

Reds draft pick Tyler Stephenson explains his epic bat flip

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

Fantasy Sports, MLB

Steve Sax breaks down Bryce Harper’s hot start

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

Fantasy Sports, MLB

Steve Sax breaks down Bryce Harper’s hot start

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

MLB, Sports

An Orioles victory at an empty ballpark

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

MLB, Sports

An Orioles victory at an empty ballpark

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB

MLB Network Radio’s 2015 MLB preview

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

MLB

MLB Network Radio’s 2015 MLB preview

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, Sports

MLB Network Radio 10th Anniversary: The First Pitch

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

MLB, Sports

MLB Network Radio 10th Anniversary: The First Pitch

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

MLB

The story of how Big League Chew came to be

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

MLB

The story of how Big League Chew came to be

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

MLB, NFL

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

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

MLB, NFL

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, WWE

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

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

MLB, WWE

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

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

MLB

Pablo Sandoval: ‘We will’ win the AL East

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

MLB

Pablo Sandoval: ‘We will’ win the AL East

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

Phil Nevin: Randy Johnson tipped his pitches

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

MLB

Phil Nevin: Randy Johnson tipped his pitches

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

Winners and losers from the 2014 Winter Meetings

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

MLB

Winners and losers from the 2014 Winter Meetings

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

MLB, Sports

VOTE NOW for the top 5 MLB games of 2014

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

MLB, Sports

VOTE NOW for the top 5 MLB games of 2014

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

MLB

Didi Gregorius scouting report: Bowden loves deal for Yankees

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

MLB

Didi Gregorius scouting report: Bowden loves deal for Yankees

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

MLB

Baseball winter meeting stories from SiriusXM’s general managers

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

MLB

Baseball winter meeting stories from SiriusXM’s general managers

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

College Basketball, MLB, Sports

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

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

College Basketball, MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB

Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

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

MLB

Joe Maddon’s agent calls tampering allegations ‘insulting’

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

Clubhouse celebration tips from Kansas City Royals reliever Scott Downs

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

MLB

Clubhouse celebration tips from Kansas City Royals reliever Scott Downs

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Jimmy Fallon, Matt Harvey ‘frauds’

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

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Jimmy Fallon, Matt Harvey ‘frauds’

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Russo vs. Keith Olbermann

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

MLB, Sports

Dog bites: Russo vs. Keith Olbermann

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

Adam Jones, Andy MacPhail react to Orioles winning AL East

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

MLB, Sports

Adam Jones, Andy MacPhail react to Orioles winning AL East

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Barry Zito speaks for first time since September

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

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Barry Zito speaks for first time since September

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

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Prospects who will impact the pennant race

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

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Prospects who will impact the pennant race

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

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

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

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

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

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Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

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

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Mike Matheny is sticking with closer Trevor Rosenthal

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

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

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

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

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

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Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

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

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Jim Duquette ends the waiver wire confusion

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

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MLB Network Radio Dissects Epic Trade Deadline Day

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

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MLB Network Radio Dissects Epic Trade Deadline Day

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

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MLB Network Radio hosts on their favorite Derek Jeter memories

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

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MLB Network Radio hosts on their favorite Derek Jeter memories

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

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Former GM Jim Duquette holds MLB trade deadline Q&A on @MLBNetworkRadio

Former GM Jim Duquette took over the MLB Network Radio Twitter account on Tuesday to answer your questions on the looming 2014 MLB Trade Deadline. Check out the questions and answers below!

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Former GM Jim Duquette holds MLB trade deadline Q&A on @MLBNetworkRadio

Former GM Jim Duquette took over the MLB Network Radio Twitter account on Tuesday to answer your questions on the looming 2014 MLB Trade Deadline. Check out the questions and answers below!

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MLB Network Radio’s GMs not expecting blockbuster deal

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

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MLB Network Radio’s GMs not expecting blockbuster deal

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

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MLB Network Radio hosts name their top five prospects

Major League Baseball showcased its prospects this week with the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. We polled MLB Network Radio’s experts to find the best of the best from Minnesota. Former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, Minors and Majors’ … Continued

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MLB Network Radio hosts name their top five prospects

Major League Baseball showcased its prospects this week with the 16th annual SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. We polled MLB Network Radio’s experts to find the best of the best from Minnesota. Former GMs Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette, Minors and Majors’ … Continued

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How fast is too fast for high school pitchers to throw?

After trade rumors and Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game, arguably the biggest topic of discussion this MLB All-Star break has been the increase in elbow injuries for Major League pitchers. This week on MLB Network Radio, Dr. James Andrews gave … Continued

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How fast is too fast for high school pitchers to throw?

After trade rumors and Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game, arguably the biggest topic of discussion this MLB All-Star break has been the increase in elbow injuries for Major League pitchers. This week on MLB Network Radio, Dr. James Andrews gave … Continued

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Pete Rose’s Tour de SiriusXM: What we learned

Pete Rose lived up to his “Charlie Hustle” nickname this week at SiriusXM’s headquarters in New York City, stopping at, among others, three different channels. Here are some of the highlights from Rose’s time on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, Indie … Continued

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Pete Rose’s Tour de SiriusXM: What we learned

Pete Rose lived up to his “Charlie Hustle” nickname this week at SiriusXM’s headquarters in New York City, stopping at, among others, three different channels. Here are some of the highlights from Rose’s time on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, Indie … Continued

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Roy Oswalt: Strict pitch counts contributing to elbow injuries

Little leaguers are throwing too many pitches, too many curve balls, and their arms can’t handle the abuse. That’s why we’re seeing so many elbow injuries and so many pitchers, young and old, undergoing Tommy John surgery. Right? Maybe not. … Continued

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Roy Oswalt: Strict pitch counts contributing to elbow injuries

Little leaguers are throwing too many pitches, too many curve balls, and their arms can’t handle the abuse. That’s why we’re seeing so many elbow injuries and so many pitchers, young and old, undergoing Tommy John surgery. Right? Maybe not. … Continued

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MLB’s future stars shine on MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio brought you the game’s stars of tomorrow with extensive coverage from on the field, in the dugout, and in the stands of the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game!

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MLB’s future stars shine on MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio brought you the game’s stars of tomorrow with extensive coverage from on the field, in the dugout, and in the stands of the 2014 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game!

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Adam Schein goes off on John Lackey: ‘Bag it!’

John Lackey turned some heads with his comments about Nelson Cruz earlier this week. After Cruz torched Lackey for three hits, a homer and a double in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Boston pitcher said the following: I’m … Continued

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Adam Schein goes off on John Lackey: ‘Bag it!’

John Lackey turned some heads with his comments about Nelson Cruz earlier this week. After Cruz torched Lackey for three hits, a homer and a double in the first game of a Saturday doubleheader, the Boston pitcher said the following: I’m … Continued

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What the ‘coolest thing’ of All-Star selection is to Todd Frazier

After being shut out in the 2013 All-Star game, the National League looks to bounce back and pick up their fourth victory in five years against the American League in the 2014 mid-summer classic. Rosters were announced on Sunday night; … Continued

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What the ‘coolest thing’ of All-Star selection is to Todd Frazier

After being shut out in the 2013 All-Star game, the National League looks to bounce back and pick up their fourth victory in five years against the American League in the 2014 mid-summer classic. Rosters were announced on Sunday night; … Continued

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Oakland A’s, owners of league’s best record, get respect from players, fans

The Oakland Athletics are (finally) getting the respect they deserve from fans, players and managers around the game. A year after the Bay Area was home to the biggest All-Star snub, third baseman Josh Donaldson, Oakland (55-33) is home to … Continued

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Oakland A’s, owners of league’s best record, get respect from players, fans

The Oakland Athletics are (finally) getting the respect they deserve from fans, players and managers around the game. A year after the Bay Area was home to the biggest All-Star snub, third baseman Josh Donaldson, Oakland (55-33) is home to … Continued

MLB, Sports

Nelson Cruz turns down trip to Home Run Derby

Nelson Cruz, currently tied for second in the American League in home runs with 27, won’t be representing the AL in this year’s Home Run Derby, he revealed on MLB Network Radio. “Yeah, [Jose Bautista] called me, and I said … Continued

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Nelson Cruz turns down trip to Home Run Derby

Nelson Cruz, currently tied for second in the American League in home runs with 27, won’t be representing the AL in this year’s Home Run Derby, he revealed on MLB Network Radio. “Yeah, [Jose Bautista] called me, and I said … Continued

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Rangers’ Daniels on security breach: I feel for the Astros

What do other baseball executives think of the Houston Astros’ information leak? Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels spoke with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern about the news Monday on MLB Network Radio. Earlier this week, 10 months of internal trade … Continued

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Rangers’ Daniels on security breach: I feel for the Astros

What do other baseball executives think of the Houston Astros’ information leak? Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels spoke with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern about the news Monday on MLB Network Radio. Earlier this week, 10 months of internal trade … 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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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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Josh Byrnes on Padres ouster: We weren’t on same page

It’s been a rough season thus far for the Padres, especially at the plate. The club is dead last in the league in batting average (.214), on-base percentage (.274), runs (231) and hits (538). On Sunday, the Padres began the … Continued

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Josh Byrnes on Padres ouster: We weren’t on same page

It’s been a rough season thus far for the Padres, especially at the plate. The club is dead last in the league in batting average (.214), on-base percentage (.274), runs (231) and hits (538). On Sunday, the Padres began the … Continued

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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow visits MLB Network Radio’s D.C. studio

Wednesday afternoon, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C., and sat down for a live interview with Mike Ferrin on Power Alley. It was Luhnow’s second sit-down interview in D.C. on MLB Network Radio; … Continued

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Astros GM Jeff Luhnow visits MLB Network Radio’s D.C. studio

Wednesday afternoon, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow stopped by the SiriusXM studios in Washington, D.C., and sat down for a live interview with Mike Ferrin on Power Alley. It was Luhnow’s second sit-down interview in D.C. on MLB Network Radio; … 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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SiriusXM Sports remembers ‘Mr. Padre’ Tony Gwynn

The baseball world remembers Tony Gwynn

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SiriusXM Sports remembers ‘Mr. Padre’ Tony Gwynn

The baseball world remembers Tony Gwynn

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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

MLB, Soccer, Sports

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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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early … Continued

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MLB Network Radio remembers Don Zimmer

Don Zimmer was a baseball lifer. He signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1949 and played for six franchises in the U.S. When his playing days were over, Zimmer managed the Padres, Red Sox, Rangers and Cubs from the early … 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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Red Sox Get Angry and Get Even with Rays

When a team loses ten games in a row, it becomes feisty. When a feisty team in the midst of a ten game slide is the defending world champions, it becomes angry. Red Sox catcher David Ross talked about Boston’s … Continued

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Red Sox Get Angry and Get Even with Rays

When a team loses ten games in a row, it becomes feisty. When a feisty team in the midst of a ten game slide is the defending world champions, it becomes angry. Red Sox catcher David Ross talked about Boston’s … Continued

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A tale of first pitches: Gary reflects after 50 Cent misses juuuust a bit outside

Five years ago, on May 9, 2009, Gary Dell’Abate lived his “worst nightmare,” as Howard Stern put it, tossing “the most embarrassing ceremonial first pitch in baseball history” at a New York Mets game. (In case you forgot – we know you … Continued

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A tale of first pitches: Gary reflects after 50 Cent misses juuuust a bit outside

Five years ago, on May 9, 2009, Gary Dell’Abate lived his “worst nightmare,” as Howard Stern put it, tossing “the most embarrassing ceremonial first pitch in baseball history” at a New York Mets game. (In case you forgot – we know you … 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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Might Ryan Zimmerman move to the outfield? Matt Williams weighs in

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jim Duquette: Laz Diaz is a jerk

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

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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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How many teams has Angels IF John McDonald played for?

The Los Angeles Angels are in town to face the Washington Nationals, so Angels infielder John McDonald stopped by the MLB Network Radio studios in Washington D.C. to chat with Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette on Power Alley. The guys … Continued

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How many teams has Angels IF John McDonald played for?

The Los Angeles Angels are in town to face the Washington Nationals, so Angels infielder John McDonald stopped by the MLB Network Radio studios in Washington D.C. to chat with Mike Ferrin and Jim Duquette on Power Alley. The guys … Continued

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Nats’ Matt Williams on Bryce Harper’s hustle: ‘The way he plays 99% of the time, that helps us’

Bryce Harper may have been benched on Saturday for lack of hustle (which made the Nats game program rather ironic), but for Nationals manager Matt Williams, it ends there.

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Nats’ Matt Williams on Bryce Harper’s hustle: ‘The way he plays 99% of the time, that helps us’

Bryce Harper may have been benched on Saturday for lack of hustle (which made the Nats game program rather ironic), but for Nationals manager Matt Williams, it ends there.

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Jim Bowden to Gerrit Cole: Make a pitch and shut up

It’s only April, but tempers flared at summer temperatures on Sunday afternoon as the Pirates and Brewers engaged in a benches-clearing brawl. Brewers’ center fielder Carlos Gomez‘s admiring of what he thought was a home run off Pirates’ Gerrit Cole – it … Continued

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Jim Bowden to Gerrit Cole: Make a pitch and shut up

It’s only April, but tempers flared at summer temperatures on Sunday afternoon as the Pirates and Brewers engaged in a benches-clearing brawl. Brewers’ center fielder Carlos Gomez‘s admiring of what he thought was a home run off Pirates’ Gerrit Cole – it … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond season nine in review: Ken Jeong, LeBron James and more

From MVP candidates in the NBA, to Hall of Famers across several sports, to hoodie enthusiasts, and even to “that guy from that thing,” season nine of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K had it all. Each week throughout the … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond season nine in review: Ken Jeong, LeBron James and more

From MVP candidates in the NBA, to Hall of Famers across several sports, to hoodie enthusiasts, and even to “that guy from that thing,” season nine of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K had it all. Each week throughout the … 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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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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Finding Jeter: The case for Cody Asche

This is Derek Jeter‘s final season, his curtain call if you will. As such, I’m holding auditions for a new favorite baseball player. My new favorite player obviously has some big shoes to fill, and he definitely has to be … Continued

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Finding Jeter: The case for Cody Asche

This is Derek Jeter‘s final season, his curtain call if you will. As such, I’m holding auditions for a new favorite baseball player. My new favorite player obviously has some big shoes to fill, and he definitely has to be … 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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SiriusXMMY winner Jorge Esquivel meets with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern at Reds camp

The SiriusXMMY is one of the most popular MLB Network Radio giveaways each year, with listeners jamming the Inside Pitch phone lines for a chance to win a free trip to Spring Training. This year’s theme was “best team in … Continued

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SiriusXMMY winner Jorge Esquivel meets with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern at Reds camp

The SiriusXMMY is one of the most popular MLB Network Radio giveaways each year, with listeners jamming the Inside Pitch phone lines for a chance to win a free trip to Spring Training. This year’s theme was “best team in … Continued

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Washington Nationals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio wrapped up its 2014 Spring Training Tour as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Washington Nationals in Viera, Florida. Washington Nationals 2014 outlook The Nationals are coming off a disappointing year following their postseason berth in 2012, … Continued

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Washington Nationals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio wrapped up its 2014 Spring Training Tour as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Washington Nationals in Viera, Florida. Washington Nationals 2014 outlook The Nationals are coming off a disappointing year following their postseason berth in 2012, … Continued

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St. Louis Cardinals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Jupiter, Florida, on Wednesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis Cardinals 2014 outlook The goals are always lofty in St. Louis. The 2013 NL Pennant … Continued

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St. Louis Cardinals 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Jupiter, Florida, on Wednesday as Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the St. Louis Cardinals. St. Louis Cardinals 2014 outlook The goals are always lofty in St. Louis. The 2013 NL Pennant … 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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San Diego Padres 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Peoria, Ariz., on Saturday as Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the San Diego Padres. San Diego Padres 2014 outlook Optimism is running high in Padres camp thanks to a rotation of … Continued

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San Diego Padres 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Peoria, Ariz., on Saturday as Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the San Diego Padres. San Diego Padres 2014 outlook Optimism is running high in Padres camp thanks to a rotation of … Continued

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Seattle Mariners 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Peoria, Ariz., on Saturday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Seattle Mariners. Seattle Mariners 2014 outlook Jack Zduriencik’s Mariners made the biggest splash of the offseason, signing free agent … Continued

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Seattle Mariners 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Peoria, Ariz., on Saturday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Seattle Mariners. Seattle Mariners 2014 outlook Jack Zduriencik’s Mariners made the biggest splash of the offseason, signing free agent … Continued

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Atlanta Braves 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Saturday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta Braves 2014 outlook It’s been a difficult few days for the Atlanta Braves who … Continued

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Atlanta Braves 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Lake Buena Vista, Fla., on Saturday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Atlanta Braves. Atlanta Braves 2014 outlook It’s been a difficult few days for the Atlanta Braves who … Continued

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Houston Astros 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Kissimmee, Fla., on Sunday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Houston Astros. Houston Astros 2014 outlook The rebuilding process continues for the Astros, who lost an MLB-high 111 games … Continued

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Houston Astros 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Kissimmee, Fla., on Sunday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Houston Astros. Houston Astros 2014 outlook The rebuilding process continues for the Astros, who lost an MLB-high 111 games … Continued

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Chicago White Sox 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Glendale, Ariz., on Friday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago White Sox. Chicago White Sox 2014 outlook Robin Ventura‘s White Sox are optimistic about a bounce back season … Continued

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Chicago White Sox 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Glendale, Ariz., on Friday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Chicago White Sox. Chicago White Sox 2014 outlook Robin Ventura‘s White Sox are optimistic about a bounce back season … Continued

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Los Angeles Angels 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Tempe, Ariz., on Thursday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Los Angeles Angels. Los Angeles Angels 2014 outlook Mike Scioscia‘s Angels finished strong in 2013, but ended up behind … Continued

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Los Angeles Angels 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Tempe, Ariz., on Thursday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Los Angeles Angels. Los Angeles Angels 2014 outlook Mike Scioscia‘s Angels finished strong in 2013, but ended up behind … 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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Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Casey Stern visited with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 outlook While the Dodgers and Giants seem to grab most of the NL West’s headlines, the Arizona … Continued

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Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Scottsdale, Ariz., on Tuesday, where Casey Stern visited with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 outlook While the Dodgers and Giants seem to grab most of the NL West’s headlines, the Arizona … Continued

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New York Yankees 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the New York Yankees. New York Yankees 2014 outlook Over the past two offseasons, the Yankees vowed to keep their … Continued

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New York Yankees 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the New York Yankees. New York Yankees 2014 outlook Over the past two offseasons, the Yankees vowed to keep their … Continued

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Texas Rangers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Surprise, Ariz., on Saturday, where Casey Stern visited with the Texas Rangers. Texas Rangers 2014 outlook Ron Washington‘s ball club is looking to get back to the postseason after missing in 2013 for … Continued

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Texas Rangers 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Surprise, Ariz., on Saturday, where Casey Stern visited with the Texas Rangers. Texas Rangers 2014 outlook Ron Washington‘s ball club is looking to get back to the postseason after missing in 2013 for … Continued

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Tampa Bay Rays 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Port Charlotte, Fla., on Saturday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Tampa Bay Rays. Tampa Bay Rays 2014 outlook Is this the year? All offseason the baseball world wondered … Continued

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Tampa Bay Rays 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Port Charlotte, Fla., on Saturday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Tampa Bay Rays. Tampa Bay Rays 2014 outlook Is this the year? All offseason the baseball world wondered … Continued

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Bradenton, Fla., on Friday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 outlook After making the postseason for the first time 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates hope … Continued

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Bradenton, Fla., on Friday, where Jim Duquette and Mike Ferrin visited with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 outlook After making the postseason for the first time 1992, the Pittsburgh Pirates hope … Continued

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Oakland Athletics 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Oakland Athletics. Oakland Athletics 2014 outlook Billy Beane‘s Oakland A’s enter the 2014 season perceived a bit differently than … Continued

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Oakland Athletics 2014 spring training report from MLB Network Radio

MLB Network Radio‘s Spring Training Tour rolled into Phoenix, Ariz., on Friday, where Jim Bowden and Casey Stern visited with the Oakland Athletics. Oakland Athletics 2014 outlook Billy Beane‘s Oakland A’s enter the 2014 season perceived a bit differently than … 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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Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo, Howard Stern take sides: A-Rod or Yankees?

#TeamARod or #TeamYankees? Howard Stern and Chris Russo took sides earlier this week, with Howard aligning with the infielder, and Russo siding with baseball. “Honor the contract, New York Yankees,” Howard said on the Howard Stern Show. “That’s gotta be … Continued

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Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo, Howard Stern take sides: A-Rod or Yankees?

#TeamARod or #TeamYankees? Howard Stern and Chris Russo took sides earlier this week, with Howard aligning with the infielder, and Russo siding with baseball. “Honor the contract, New York Yankees,” Howard said on the Howard Stern Show. “That’s gotta be … 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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Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

After months of speculation and projection, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that three players will be elected into Cooperstown this summer: Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas. Maddux, the four-time Cy Young Award winner, received 97.2 percent of … Continued

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Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

After months of speculation and projection, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that three players will be elected into Cooperstown this summer: Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas. Maddux, the four-time Cy Young Award winner, received 97.2 percent of … Continued

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MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick explains controversial Hall of Fame ballot

No one has ever been unanimously voted into the MLB Hall of Fame. And when the 2014 class is announced Wednesday at 2 pm ET, the record will remain in tact. Greg Maddux, the starting pitcher known best for his … Continued

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MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick explains controversial Hall of Fame ballot

No one has ever been unanimously voted into the MLB Hall of Fame. And when the 2014 class is announced Wednesday at 2 pm ET, the record will remain in tact. Greg Maddux, the starting pitcher known best for his … Continued

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