Monthly Archives: November 2014

Major League Baseball roundup – Eurosport

ESPN Major League Baseball roundupEurosportMajor League Baseball roundup Nov 29 (The Sports Xchange) – Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane explained the trade that sent third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays for four players, saying the team

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MLB addresses pace of play in AFL – ESPN

ESPN MLB addresses pace of play in AFLESPNAs the average game time surpassed three hours this season, Major League Baseball embraced the idea that it might have a burgeoning problem. What better place to seek solutions to the issue of

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MLB All-Stars no-hit in Japan – ESPN

ESPN MLB All-Stars no-hit in JapanESPNTOKYO — Hayato Sakamoto and Sho Nakata both hit two-run homers and starter Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 Saturday to take a

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Major League Baseball’s $25M loan to Nationals compromised its impartiality … – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Business Journal Major League Baseball's $25M loan to Nationals compromised its impartiality …Baltimore SunMajor League Baseball compromised its impartiality in the Orioles-Washington Nationals TV rights fee dispute when it made a nearly $25 million loan to the Nationals that

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MLB Investigating Maddon Tampering Charges – ESPN

ESPN MLB Investigating Maddon Tampering ChargesESPNThe New York Post reported earlier on Monday that MLB was looking into whether the Cubs contacted Maddon before he opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays late last month. Days later,

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In Arizona Fall League, baseball experients with pitch clock – Boston Globe

Boston Globe In Arizona Fall League, baseball experients with pitch clockBoston GlobeThis was the most controversial of a half-dozen new rules tested in the league this fall as part of Major League Baseball's “Pace of Game” committee's experiment to speed

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Major League Baseball wants volunteers – WVXU

WVXU Major League Baseball wants volunteersWVXUThe All Star Game is expected to bring tens of thousands of baseball fans to Cincinnati next year. And to assist those visitors, Major League Baseball is looking for help. Baseball's mid-summer classic is more

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D-backs reportedly land Tomas – Sports Network

The State D-backs reportedly land TomasSports Network(SportsNetwork.com) – The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract. MLB.com reported the agreement Wednesday and noted Tomas has an opt-out in

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With New Commissioners, MLB and the NBA Rethink Their Marketing – Adweek

Adweek With New Commissioners, MLB and the NBA Rethink Their MarketingAdweekMajor League Baseball and the National Basketball Association have something in common beyond new commissioners: Each is close to hiring an ad agency to lead its marketing efforts. MLB is

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Sandoval among 12 to reject offers – The State

ESPN Sandoval among 12 to reject offersThe StateAs expected, every player tendered a one-year, $15.3 million offer rejected it, the Major League Baseball Players Association said. Veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer signed a two-year contract with the New York Mets on

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