Monthly Archives: August 2012

MLB agents deny knowing about steroid purchases – USA TODAY

USA TODAY MLB agents deny knowing about steroid purchasesUSA TODAYMitchell, in an e-mail response to a series of questions from USA TODAY Sports, said he and his staff do not comment on "subsequent developments or revelations of new allegations by

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On bobblehead night, Scully throws out first pitch – MLB.com

Los Angeles Times On bobblehead night, Scully throws out first pitchMLB.comLOS ANGELES — With a hand from his 15 grandchildren, legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully threw out the ceremonial first pitch before Thursday's game against the D-backs on the night

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MLB, ESPN reach new 8-year deal – ESPN (blog)

USA TODAY MLB, ESPN reach new 8-year dealESPN (blog)Major League Baseball and ESPN, which first began televising games in 1990, on Tuesday announced a new eight-year broadcasting agreement that greatly increases the network's studio and game content across all of

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Major League Baseball’s next TV deals could reshape landscape – Los Angeles Times

Major League Baseball's next TV deals could reshape landscapeLos Angeles TimesThe next television deal Major League Baseball strikes has the potential to radically alter the media landscape. Depending on how the talks play out, CBS could have baseball for the

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MLB tabs Target Field for ’14 All-Star Game – MLB.com

Minnesota Public Radio MLB tabs Target Field for '14 All-Star GameMLB.comMINNEAPOLIS — After a nearly 30-year wait, Minnesota will once again host Major League Baseball's All-Star Game in 2014. MLB announced on Wednesday that the Twins will the host the

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Royals partner up with MLB to battle ALS – MLB.com

Royals partner up with MLB to battle ALSMLB.comKANSAS CITY — The Royals joined all Major League clubs in supporting the fight against ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, on 4ALS Day prior to Thursday night's Tigers game. The ceremonial first pitch

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New MLB ads team Springsteen with contenders – MLB.com

New MLB ads team Springsteen with contendersMLB.comWith the final month of the regular season set to begin this weekend, Major League Baseball on Thursday debuted two new 30-second ads featuring season highlights paired with music from Bruce Springsteen. The two

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MLB Notebook: Teen Harper has multihomer night – MLB.com

MLB Notebook: Teen Harper has multihomer nightMLB.com… moved to within 4 1/2 games of Texas in the AL West. Oakland has gone an AL-best 29-14 since the All-Star break. Roger Schlueter is senior researcher for MLB Productions. This story was

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Furcal exits early with right elbow strain – MLB.com

CBC.ca Furcal exits early with right elbow strainMLB.comWASHINGTON — Cardinals shortstop Rafael Furcal exited Thursday's game against the Nationals in the bottom of the sixth inning with a right elbow strain. Furcal summoned a trainer after fielding a ground ball

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Strasburg has ‘few more to go’ before shutdown – MLB.com

ESPN Strasburg has 'few more to go' before shutdownMLB.comWASHINGTON — Nationals manager Davey Johnson said Stephen Strasburg's season is close to coming to an end. Johnson declined to say when that day will be. The news comes two days after

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