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Should teams avoid long-term deal with Masahiro Tanaka?

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

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Should teams avoid long-term deal with Masahiro Tanaka?

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

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Jim Bowden ‘disappointed’ in Yasiel Puig

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

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Jim Bowden ‘disappointed’ in Yasiel Puig

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

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Best of 2013: Adam Schein’s top 5 monologues

SiriusXM Mad Dog Sports Radio producer Jared Moore ranks Schein on Sports host Adam Schein’s top five monologues of 2013. Throughout the 2013 year, Adam Schein gave his takes on events ranging from national triumphs, to shocking arrests, to cheating … Continued

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Best of 2013: Adam Schein’s top 5 monologues

SiriusXM Mad Dog Sports Radio producer Jared Moore ranks Schein on Sports host Adam Schein’s top five monologues of 2013. Throughout the 2013 year, Adam Schein gave his takes on events ranging from national triumphs, to shocking arrests, to cheating … Continued

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Top five available MLB free agents

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

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Top five available MLB free agents

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

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MLB Network Radio goes to Orlando for baseball’s Winter Meetings

Last week, the baseball world gathered in Orlando for the Winter Meetings, as the game’s biggest decision makers took to the most magical place on earth to swap players, sign free agents and propose new rule changes. SiriusXM’s MLB Network … Continued

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MLB Network Radio goes to Orlando for baseball’s Winter Meetings

Last week, the baseball world gathered in Orlando for the Winter Meetings, as the game’s biggest decision makers took to the most magical place on earth to swap players, sign free agents and propose new rule changes. SiriusXM’s MLB Network … Continued

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Pete Rose against proposed home plate collision rule change

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

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Pete Rose against proposed home plate collision rule change

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

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Curtis Granderson talks Yankees-Mets rivalry

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

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Curtis Granderson talks Yankees-Mets rivalry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Jacoby Ellsbury signing: Reaction and fantasy impact

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

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Jacoby Ellsbury signing: Reaction and fantasy impact

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

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10 moments baseball fans were thankful for in 2013

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

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10 moments baseball fans were thankful for in 2013

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

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MLB Network Radio remembers Michael Weiner

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

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MLB Network Radio remembers Michael Weiner

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

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Steve Phillips: Prince Fielder should bounce back in Texas

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

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Steve Phillips: Prince Fielder should bounce back in Texas

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

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How Joe Torre promised George Steinbrenner the 1996 World Series

Four world championships, six pennants, 12 postseason appearances. With a résumé like that, what would Joe Torre pick out as his favorite season as New York Yankees’ skipper? His first, in 1996. Torre talked about his first of four championship seasons at … Continued

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How Joe Torre promised George Steinbrenner the 1996 World Series

Four world championships, six pennants, 12 postseason appearances. With a résumé like that, what would Joe Torre pick out as his favorite season as New York Yankees’ skipper? His first, in 1996. Torre talked about his first of four championship seasons at … Continued

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

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

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

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

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Six teams interested in veteran starter Bronson Arroyo

The San Francisco Giants locked up 38-year-old starter Tim Hudson to a two-year, $23 million deal Monday, leaving Bronson Arroyo as the lone big-name veteran rotation arm left on the free agent market. Arroyo, who turns 37 in February, was … Continued

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Six teams interested in veteran starter Bronson Arroyo

The San Francisco Giants locked up 38-year-old starter Tim Hudson to a two-year, $23 million deal Monday, leaving Bronson Arroyo as the lone big-name veteran rotation arm left on the free agent market. Arroyo, who turns 37 in February, was … Continued

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MLB season award winners react on MLB Network Radio

This week the BBWAA handed out their end of season awards and MLB Network Radio brought you closer to the winners.

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MLB season award winners react on MLB Network Radio

This week the BBWAA handed out their end of season awards and MLB Network Radio brought you closer to the winners.

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Clint Hurdle makes his case for Andrew McCutchen as NL MVP

After taking the Pittsburgh Pirates to the postseason for the first time since 1992, Clint Hurdle was awarded the National League Manager of the Year honor Tuesday. Hurdle deferred recognition for the award and instead credited the Pittsburgh organization and his “men” … Continued

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Clint Hurdle makes his case for Andrew McCutchen as NL MVP

After taking the Pittsburgh Pirates to the postseason for the first time since 1992, Clint Hurdle was awarded the National League Manager of the Year honor Tuesday. Hurdle deferred recognition for the award and instead credited the Pittsburgh organization and his “men” … Continued

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The Day the Mariners made Lloyd McClendon cry

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

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The Day the Mariners made Lloyd McClendon cry

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

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

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

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

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

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Pete Rose: David Ortiz not yet a Hall of Famer

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

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Pete Rose: David Ortiz not yet a Hall of Famer

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

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Mike Matheny on baseball’s newest trend: Rookie managers

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

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Mike Matheny on baseball’s newest trend: Rookie managers

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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John Lackey, Red Sox win 2013 World Series

The 2013 World Series wrapped up Wednesday night as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1. MLB Network Radio brought you onto the field and inside the clubhouse at Fenway Park during Boston’s celebration. Before the 2013 Red … Continued

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John Lackey, Red Sox win 2013 World Series

The 2013 World Series wrapped up Wednesday night as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1. MLB Network Radio brought you onto the field and inside the clubhouse at Fenway Park during Boston’s celebration. Before the 2013 Red … Continued

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Mr. October, The Rocket and Tom Glavine dish on Game 6

On a day when the Boston Red Sox stand on the precipice of their third World Series title in 10 years and their first Series win at home since 1918, MLB Network Radio went to those who know the situation … Continued

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Mr. October, The Rocket and Tom Glavine dish on Game 6

On a day when the Boston Red Sox stand on the precipice of their third World Series title in 10 years and their first Series win at home since 1918, MLB Network Radio went to those who know the situation … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

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

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

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

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Mike Matheny upset Jon Lester accusations came from within organization

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

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Mike Matheny upset Jon Lester accusations came from within organization

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

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Larry Lucchino: Abuse directed at Bobby Valentine ‘unfair’

Prior to Game 1 of the World Series, Chris Russo sat down for an interview with Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino at Fenway Park on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio. In discussing the team’s remarkable turnaround from last … Continued

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Larry Lucchino: Abuse directed at Bobby Valentine ‘unfair’

Prior to Game 1 of the World Series, Chris Russo sat down for an interview with Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino at Fenway Park on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio. In discussing the team’s remarkable turnaround from last … Continued

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Joe Torre doesn’t envision becoming MLB commissioner

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

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Joe Torre doesn’t envision becoming MLB commissioner

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

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A three-game World Series?

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

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A three-game World Series?

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

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Cardinals vs Red Sox: The surprise World Series matchup

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

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Cardinals vs Red Sox: The surprise World Series matchup

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

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MLB Network Radio analysts pick their keys to the World Series

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

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MLB Network Radio analysts pick their keys to the World Series

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

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St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox set to meet in World Series

Kicking off Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals meet in the 2013 World Series. It’s a series full of story lines: both teams had the best regular season records in their respective leagues, the Red Sox went … Continued

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St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox set to meet in World Series

Kicking off Wednesday, the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals meet in the 2013 World Series. It’s a series full of story lines: both teams had the best regular season records in their respective leagues, the Red Sox went … Continued

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Shane Robinson ‘heard crickets’ after pinch-hit home run in NLCS

Shane Robinson had never recorded a postseason hit heading into Tuesday night’s Game 4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. His career home run total? Five over four seasons in the big leagues. But October doesn’t care about resumes, and as … Continued

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Shane Robinson ‘heard crickets’ after pinch-hit home run in NLCS

Shane Robinson had never recorded a postseason hit heading into Tuesday night’s Game 4 against the Los Angeles Dodgers. His career home run total? Five over four seasons in the big leagues. But October doesn’t care about resumes, and as … Continued

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Are Yasiel Puig’s antics too much?

Since his MLB debut in June, Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been a spark plug for the Dodgers offense, running into outfield walls, flipping bats and admiring home runs. But some opponents view his actions as unprofessional and immature. … Continued

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Are Yasiel Puig’s antics too much?

Since his MLB debut in June, Dodgers rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been a spark plug for the Dodgers offense, running into outfield walls, flipping bats and admiring home runs. But some opponents view his actions as unprofessional and immature. … Continued

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What’s on: Avril and Kroeger, Mike Birbiglia and The Miz

Rock stars, pro wrestling superstars and comedians. Oh my! Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger on The Morning Mash Up! 6 am ET on SiriusXM Hits 1 One day after stopping by The Howard Stern Studios to appear on the Howard Stern … Continued

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What’s on: Avril and Kroeger, Mike Birbiglia and The Miz

Rock stars, pro wrestling superstars and comedians. Oh my! Avril Lavigne & Chad Kroeger on The Morning Mash Up! 6 am ET on SiriusXM Hits 1 One day after stopping by The Howard Stern Studios to appear on the Howard Stern … Continued

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Charlie Manuel: ‘I still want to manage’

What does the future hold for former Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel? Perhaps another a job in Philadelphia. Manuel joined Jeff Joyce and his former closer, Brad Lidge, on Inside Pitch on MLB Network Radio Monday and discussed his future in baseball. … Continued

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Charlie Manuel: ‘I still want to manage’

What does the future hold for former Phillies skipper Charlie Manuel? Perhaps another a job in Philadelphia. Manuel joined Jeff Joyce and his former closer, Brad Lidge, on Inside Pitch on MLB Network Radio Monday and discussed his future in baseball. … Continued

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David Ortiz comes through in clutch again for Red Sox

David Ortiz knows clutch. He’s hit 15 career postseason home runs, including two walk-offs. His 54 postseason RBIs rank fifth all time. And on Monday night, the 37-year-old launched a game-tying grand slam into the Fenway Park bullpen, adding to … Continued

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David Ortiz comes through in clutch again for Red Sox

David Ortiz knows clutch. He’s hit 15 career postseason home runs, including two walk-offs. His 54 postseason RBIs rank fifth all time. And on Monday night, the 37-year-old launched a game-tying grand slam into the Fenway Park bullpen, adding to … Continued

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Cal Ripken Jr. ‘would listen’ to managerial offer

The Washington Nationals’ search for their next manager is on, and an interesting name has surfaced of late: Cal Ripken, Jr. Earlier this week, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth said Ripken would be his top candidate to replace the retiring Davey … Continued

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Cal Ripken Jr. ‘would listen’ to managerial offer

The Washington Nationals’ search for their next manager is on, and an interesting name has surfaced of late: Cal Ripken, Jr. Earlier this week, Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth said Ripken would be his top candidate to replace the retiring Davey … Continued

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Matheny: Cardinals’ teamwork key to NLDS

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

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Matheny: Cardinals’ teamwork key to NLDS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on Francisco Liriano’s turnaround

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

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Pirates pitching coach Ray Searage on Francisco Liriano’s turnaround

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

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How far can Miguel Cabrera take the Tigers this postseason?

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

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How far can Miguel Cabrera take the Tigers this postseason?

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

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Dusty Baker fired by Reds; Marty Brennaman reacts

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

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Dusty Baker fired by Reds; Marty Brennaman reacts

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

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2013 NLDS previews: Will the Pirates’ run continue?

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

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2013 NLDS previews: Will the Pirates’ run continue?

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

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Joe Torre on Joe Girardi rumors: ‘The Yankees are very tough to walk away from’

With New York Yankees’manager Joe Girardi’s contract set to officially expire on October 31, rumors have already began circulating of a possible departure. One possible destination? According to reports, the Chicago Cubs. Former Yankees’ skipper and current MLB Executive Vice … Continued

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Joe Torre on Joe Girardi rumors: ‘The Yankees are very tough to walk away from’

With New York Yankees’manager Joe Girardi’s contract set to officially expire on October 31, rumors have already began circulating of a possible departure. One possible destination? According to reports, the Chicago Cubs. Former Yankees’ skipper and current MLB Executive Vice … Continued

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Home-field advantage important to MLB managers

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

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Home-field advantage important to MLB managers

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

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

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

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

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

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Hunter Pence believes in Giants organization

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

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Hunter Pence believes in Giants organization

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

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Mark Melancon, Neil Walker talk home field advantage

A record crowd of 40,487 filled PNC Park to capacity and watched as the Pirates defeated the Reds 6-2 Tuesday night in their first postseason game since 1992. The raucous home crowd taunted Reds starter Johnny Cueto from the moment … Continued

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Mark Melancon, Neil Walker talk home field advantage

A record crowd of 40,487 filled PNC Park to capacity and watched as the Pirates defeated the Reds 6-2 Tuesday night in their first postseason game since 1992. The raucous home crowd taunted Reds starter Johnny Cueto from the moment … Continued

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What’s on: Shutdown on The Agenda, Jeselnik and the MLB playoffs

What is a government shutdown? Is John Madden really on SiriusXM? What is it like to be really offended? Answers to all those questions and more Wednesday on your airwaves. The Agenda 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress Let Ari … Continued

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What’s on: Shutdown on The Agenda, Jeselnik and the MLB playoffs

What is a government shutdown? Is John Madden really on SiriusXM? What is it like to be really offended? Answers to all those questions and more Wednesday on your airwaves. The Agenda 6 am ET on SiriusXM Progress Let Ari … Continued

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Jim Hickey’s confidence in David Price pays off

After 162 regular season games, the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays shared identical 91-71 records. So the second American League wild card spot came down to a one-game tiebreaker, held Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Rays pitching coach … Continued

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Jim Hickey’s confidence in David Price pays off

After 162 regular season games, the Texas Rangers and the Tampa Bay Rays shared identical 91-71 records. So the second American League wild card spot came down to a one-game tiebreaker, held Monday night in Arlington, Texas. Rays pitching coach … Continued

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Jim Duquette, Jim Bowden preview the NL Wild Card game

The MLB postseason officially kicks off Tuesday night in Pittsburgh as the Pirates host the Reds in the National League Wild Card game. The Buccos have captivated the baseball world through not only their first winning season since 1992, but … Continued

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Jim Duquette, Jim Bowden preview the NL Wild Card game

The MLB postseason officially kicks off Tuesday night in Pittsburgh as the Pirates host the Reds in the National League Wild Card game. The Buccos have captivated the baseball world through not only their first winning season since 1992, but … Continued

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

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

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

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

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Mike Trout calls Camden Yards catch his best

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

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Mike Trout calls Camden Yards catch his best

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

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

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

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

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

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Justin Morneau reflects on Pittsburgh Pirates’ return to playoffs

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

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Justin Morneau reflects on Pittsburgh Pirates’ return to playoffs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Clay Buchholz: 2013 Red Sox on par with ’07 World Series team

Might this Boston Red Sox win a third World Series title in a decade? Red-hot starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, who is 11-0 with a 1.51 ERA this season, told Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on MLB Network Radio’s Inside Pitch … Continued

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Clay Buchholz: 2013 Red Sox on par with ’07 World Series team

Might this Boston Red Sox win a third World Series title in a decade? Red-hot starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, who is 11-0 with a 1.51 ERA this season, told Casey Stern and Jim Bowden on MLB Network Radio’s Inside Pitch … Continued

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

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

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

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

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On Demand this week on SiriusXM sports

A look at new sports programs available on SiriusXM On Demand this week. MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette discussed the news that Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton will retire at season’s end on Front Office. Old-school … Continued

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On Demand this week on SiriusXM sports

A look at new sports programs available on SiriusXM On Demand this week. MLB Network Radio’s Jim Bowden and Jim Duquette discussed the news that Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton will retire at season’s end on Front Office. Old-school … Continued

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Cal Ripken Jr. on stealing signs and tipping pitches

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

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Cal Ripken Jr. on stealing signs and tipping pitches

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

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Weekend sports talk: NASCAR Chase field set

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

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Weekend sports talk: NASCAR Chase field set

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

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

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

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

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

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Cliff Floyd, the true pioneer of MLB instant replay

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

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Cliff Floyd, the true pioneer of MLB instant replay

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

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Weekend sports talk: Rex and the Jets

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

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Weekend sports talk: Rex and the Jets

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

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What now for Ryan Braun? Ripken brothers, Nomar discuss

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

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What now for Ryan Braun? Ripken brothers, Nomar discuss

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

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

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

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

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

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Bud Selig: No National League DH in foreseeable future

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

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Bud Selig: No National League DH in foreseeable future

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

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Cal and Billy Ripken say MLB needs stiffer PED penalties

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

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Cal and Billy Ripken say MLB needs stiffer PED penalties

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

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

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

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

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

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

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

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

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

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Fay Vincent looks back at Pete Rose lifetime ban

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

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Fay Vincent looks back at Pete Rose lifetime ban

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

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Schein: Put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

If it were Commissioner Schein and not Commissioner Selig, Pete Rose would be in the Hall of Fame. On Schein on Sports Monday, Adam Schein said that Rose has paid his debt to baseball, and that the game’s all-time hit … Continued

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Schein: Put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

If it were Commissioner Schein and not Commissioner Selig, Pete Rose would be in the Hall of Fame. On Schein on Sports Monday, Adam Schein said that Rose has paid his debt to baseball, and that the game’s all-time hit … Continued

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

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

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

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

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Dustin Pedroia ‘angry’ about Ryan Braun suspension

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

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Dustin Pedroia ‘angry’ about Ryan Braun suspension

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

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Chris Davis still dealing with PED questions

In the midst of a breakout season, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has dealt with just about as much PED speculation as any player in the league. “Crush,” whose 37 home runs are already a career high, has an … Continued

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Chris Davis still dealing with PED questions

In the midst of a breakout season, Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has dealt with just about as much PED speculation as any player in the league. “Crush,” whose 37 home runs are already a career high, has an … Continued

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Adam Schein doubts Alex Rodriguez will get lifetime ban

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

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Adam Schein doubts Alex Rodriguez will get lifetime ban

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

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

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

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

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

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Adam Schein rips Ryan Braun: ‘Absolute pathetic disgrace’

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

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Adam Schein rips Ryan Braun: ‘Absolute pathetic disgrace’

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

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Weekend sports talk: Landon Donovan’s big game

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

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Weekend sports talk: Landon Donovan’s big game

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

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Salvador Perez recounts catching for Mariano Rivera

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

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Salvador Perez recounts catching for Mariano Rivera

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

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Cal Ripken: Home run records aren’t going away

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

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Cal Ripken: Home run records aren’t going away

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

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

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

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

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

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

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

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Adam Jones takes over Backspin during MLB All-Star Weekend

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

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Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson talk All-Star snubs

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

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Todd Frazier, Josh Donaldson talk All-Star snubs

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

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Steve Delabar wins MLB All-Star Final Vote

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

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Steve Delabar wins MLB All-Star Final Vote

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

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All-Star Week coverage on MLB Network Radio

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

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All-Star Week coverage on MLB Network Radio

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

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

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

SiriusXM Town Hall with Bud Selig on July 15

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

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SiriusXM Town Hall with Bud Selig on July 15

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

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LISTEN: Ron Shandler on the future of fantasy baseball

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

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LISTEN: Ron Shandler on the future of fantasy baseball

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

MLB, Sports

LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

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

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LISTEN: Jim Bowden breaks down MLB trade market

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

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

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

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

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

MLB, Sports

LISTEN: Brad Ziegler Suggests MLB Is Setting Dangerous Precedent

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

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LISTEN: Brad Ziegler Suggests MLB Is Setting Dangerous Precedent

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

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Weekend Sports Talk: Tiger Falls Short, Rangers Hire Vigneault

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

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Weekend Sports Talk: Tiger Falls Short, Rangers Hire Vigneault

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

MLB, Sports

Jose Bautista Discusses Biogenesis Saga with Adam Schein

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

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Jose Bautista Discusses Biogenesis Saga with Adam Schein

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

MLB, Sports

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

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

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

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

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

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

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