Tag: MLB

He’s ‘Nat’ done yet: Lifetime National Ryan Zimmerman reportedly signs one-year deal with Washington

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Mr. National is not giving up his title – at least not in 2020. In a story first reported by the Washington Post’s Barry Svrluga, Virginia Beach’s Ryan Zimmerman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals. He became […]

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Giants sign Darin Ruf to minor league contract

The Athletic’s Jayson Stark reports that the Giants have signed 1B/OF Darin Ruf to a minor league contract. Ruf, 33, played parts of five seasons in the majors with the Phillies from 2012-16, enjoying occasional offensive success. He spent the last three seasons in the KBO League in South Korea with the Samsung Lions, reigniting […]

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Report: MLB gave players immunity in exchange for testimonies in sign-stealing scandal

While ex-Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were slapped with year-long suspensions and subsequently fired for their roles in the team’s sign-stealing scandal, players involved were completely exonerated. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred explained his decision not to penalize the players by calling it “difficult and impractical.” But according to The Wall Street […]

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MLB Commissioner Responds To L.A. City Council’s Call For Dodgers To Be Awarded 2017 & 2018 World Series Titles – Update

Click here to read the full article. UPDATED, 11;55 AM: Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred today gave his first public interview regarding the sign-stealing scandal that has rocked the sport. He also took time to respond to the Los Angeles City Council’s resolution that urges MLB to give the tainted 2017 and 2018 World Series […]

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Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

New York Yankee Derek Jeter (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File) COOPERSTOWN, NY (BBWAA) – Derek Jeter received the second-highest plurality in the history of Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in being elected Tuesday along with Larry Walker in the 2020 balloting verified by Ernst & Young. Of the […]

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Pete Rose And Others Apparently Are Removed From MLB’s Ineligible List When They Die

Major League Baseball’s ineligible list has been the topic of conversation all week thanks to an evolving scandal with the Houston Astros and a sign-stealing scheme, and now the consequences of that list may be changing. According to a report from ESPN’s Don Van Natta, a Major League source says that the league’s ineligible list […]

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