Monthly Archives: December 2014

Figure in MLB drug investigation gets prison time – The State

Figure in MLB drug investigation gets prison timeThe StateMIAMI — A figure in the investigation into use of banned performance-enhancing substances by Major League Baseball players was sentenced to less than 2 ½ years in prison after pleading guilty to

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Opening of Relations Could Bring Cuban Stars to Major League Baseball – New York Times

New York Times Opening of Relations Could Bring Cuban Stars to Major League BaseballNew York TimesWASHINGTON — At a dinner in one of Fidel Castro's palaces in 1999, Castro and several of Major League Baseball's senior executives discussed one of

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Major League Baseball Might Miss a Closed-Off Cuba – Businessweek

Businessweek Major League Baseball Might Miss a Closed-Off CubaBusinessweekLess than two hours after President Obama announced last week that the United States ”will begin to normalize relations” with Cuba, Major League Baseball released a statement saying that it is “closely

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Umpire Dale Scott says he’s gay – ESPN

ESPN Umpire Dale Scott says he's gayESPN"For 29 years, Dale Scott has been an outstanding Major League umpire,'' Selig said. "To his friends and colleagues throughout the game, Dale is universally regarded as a class act. All of us at

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Figure in MLB drug investigation facing prison – The State

Figure in MLB drug investigation facing prisonThe StateMIAMI — A key figure in the investigation into use of banned performance-enhancing substances by Major League Baseball players is facing prison time after pleading guilty. Sentencing is set Tuesday in Miami federal

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MLB teams always wonder if they did enough in offseason – Boston Globe

Boston Globe MLB teams always wonder if they did enough in offseasonBoston GlobeAt some point there will be that awkward discussion: Did we do enough? Every organization has it. You do X and Y, but you run out of money

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Major League Baseball Sees Record $9 Billion In Revenues For 2014 – Forbes

SI.com Major League Baseball Sees Record $9 Billion In Revenues For 2014ForbesWith 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx.

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B.J. Upton: Major League Baseball’s lost sibling – Call to the Pen

Call to the Pen B.J. Upton: Major League Baseball's lost siblingCall to the PenB.J. Upton used to be a phenomenal prospect. The former number two overall pick in the 2002 draft grew into a talented MLB player with a rare

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MLB issues statement on U.S.-Cuba announcement – SI.com

SI.com MLB issues statement on U.S.-Cuba announcementSI.com17, 2014. Major League Baseball released a statement in light of President Obama's announcement on Wednesday that the United States will restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba. A number of MLB players, including Yasiel

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MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Chris Widger gets nod as Camden Riversharks … – South Jersey Local News

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Chris Widger gets nod as Camden Riversharks …South Jersey Local NewsPrior to joining the Riversharks coaching staff in 2012, Widger accumulated ten seasons of major league baseball experience. Widger spent his career with six professional organizations including

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