Monthly Archives: June 2013

Yard Clippings: The Week That Was in MLB – USA TODAY

Yard Clippings: The Week That Was in MLBUSA TODAYUSA TODAY Sports explores who's trending up and down after another week of Major League Baseball: 5 up. Max Scherzer: It had been 27 years since a pitcher last started 12-0, but

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Francoeur designated for assignment by Royals – MLB.com

KMAland Francoeur designated for assignment by RoyalsMLB.comMINNEAPOLIS — Right fielder Jeff Francoeur was dropped by the Royals on Saturday and second baseman Johnny Giavotella was recalled from Triple-A Omaha. By designating the struggling Francoeur for assignment, the Royals cleared more

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Twins’ Gibson and Nationals’ Jordan make major league debuts – SI.com

Twins' Gibson and Nationals' Jordan make major league debutsSI.comJordan came into the year ranked 13th among Washington's prospects by Baseball America, but wasn't even on the 40-man roster; though eligible for the Rule 5 draft, he was viewed as being

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Last-place LA closing gap; first-place D-backs in midst of bizarre streak – MLB.com

TheNewsTribune.com Last-place LA closing gap; first-place D-backs in midst of bizarre streakMLB.comThe Colorado Rockies' rotation — 29-25 with a 4.43 ERA — has a lower ERA and better record than the San Francisco Giants (24-29, 4.57). Yeah, those Giants, whose

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Reds place Cueto on DL, call up Ondrusek – New York Mets

TheNewsTribune.com Reds place Cueto on DL, call up OndrusekNew York MetsARLINGTON — Upon feeling tightness in his right lat muscle during the second inning of his Friday start, Reds ace Johnny Cueto flew to Cincinnati on Saturday to be examined.

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Former MLB Pitcher Justin Miller Found Dead at Age 35 – Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report Former MLB Pitcher Justin Miller Found Dead at Age 35Bleacher ReportMiller's career in Major League Baseball, which lasted sporadic stints from 2002-2010, began with the Toronto Blue Jays. As a rookie in 2002, Miller compiled a 9-5 record

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The 25 Most Overpaid Players In Major League Baseball – San Francisco Chronicle

The 25 Most Overpaid Players In Major League BaseballSan Francisco ChronicleThere are 251 players in Major League Baseball making at least $4.0 million this season and 98 of them are making at least $10 million. Many of those players are

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Former MLB pitcher Justin Miller dead at 35 – Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog)

Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog) Former MLB pitcher Justin Miller dead at 35Yahoo! Canada Sports (blog)After opposing hitters began complaining about the amount of colorful tattoos Miller had on his arms and how they served as a distraction, MLB ruled that

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Franchise poised to distance itself from recent second-half disappointments – MLB.com

Franchise poised to distance itself from recent second-half disappointmentsMLB.comHow cool must it be to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates? Let's count the ways. Your club entered play on Saturday with the best record in baseball at 49-30, riding

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For Pirates, no guarantees but much hope – MLB.com

TheNewsTribune.com For Pirates, no guarantees but much hopeMLB.comHow cool must it be to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates? Let's count the ways. Your club entered play on Saturday with the best record in baseball at 49-30, riding a

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