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Jared Porter of the Mets Accused of Harassing Female Reporter

Mets General Manager Jared Porter sent over 60 unsolicited text messages, including one of a naked penis, to a female baseball reporter in 2016, ESPN reported Monday night. The Mets, in a statement by Sandy Alderson, the team’s president, announced they would review the matter. The Chicago Cubs, who were Porter’s employers at the time […]

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ESPN Uncovered Unsolicited Explicit Photos That Mets GM Jared Porter Sent A Foreign Journalist In 2016

The New York Mets hired Jared Porter as their general manager back in December, and his tenure with the team may very well be an incredibly brief one. On Monday night, ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Mina Kimes published a story detailing how Porter sent a foreign journalist numerous unsolicited photos of himself, some naked, over […]

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Keeping Score: A No-Hitter by Alec Mills Cannot Be Cheapened With an Asterisk

Javier Baez was already celebrating when he fielded the ball. The shortstop for the Chicago Cubs gathered himself, threw to first, and gave Alec Mills the second no-hitter of this pandemic-shortened baseball season. There weren’t any fans in attendance, and there wasn’t an asterisk in sight. Baez made it clear after the game that he […]

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Fox Put ‘Virtual Fans’ In The Seats For Cubs-Brewers And It Was Extremely Weird

Baseball is back in the United States, with MLB’s 60-game regular season getting underway in earnest this weekend despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the rising case counts in the United States, the Blue Jays won’t play in Toronto this year and fans will not be allowed in ballparks, causing a problem for broadcasters […]

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Players Dish on What It’s Like to be Black in MLB: ‘Black Players Have Always Felt That They Had to Conform’

Jason Heyward #22 of the Chicago Cubs rounds the bases after his solo home run in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on August 04, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.Photo: Quinn Harris (Getty Images) I don’t really watch baseball, in part because there was plenty of racism surrounding my own experiences with […]

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