Monthly Archives: April 2015

Armour: Major League Baseball makes wrong call in Baltimore – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Armour: Major League Baseball makes wrong call in BaltimoreUSA TODAYAt a time when a little show of faith could have gone a long way, Major League Baseball acted out of fear. Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday's decision to

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Allstate’s Esurance signs with Major League Baseball – Crain’s Chicago Business (blog)

Crain’s Chicago Business (blog) Allstate's Esurance signs with Major League BaseballCrain’s Chicago Business (blog)Esurance is sending its technology-focused message to consumers this year with the help of Major League Baseball. The online auto insurer and subsidiary of Northbrook-based Allstate today

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Orioles take baseball’s low attendance record from Worcester – Boston Globe (subscription)

Boston Globe (subscription) Orioles take baseball's low attendance record from WorcesterBoston Globe (subscription)According to the record books, the previous low for paid attendance at a baseball game was six at a game played in Worcester on Sept. 28, 1882. John

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As athletes get bigger, they look less and less like us – ESPN

As athletes get bigger, they look less and less like usESPNThe average height of an American male is 5-foot-10, yet 14 MLB teams don't have a pitcher under 6 feet tall. The Yankees have one pitcher under 6-2 and boast

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Major League Baseball roundup – Eurosport.com ASIA

SportingNews.com Major League Baseball roundupEurosport.com ASIAMajor League Baseball roundup April 29 (The Sports Xchange) – Major League Baseball ruled there was no tampering when manager Joe Maddon left the Tampa Bay Rays and signed with the Chicago Cubs. Maddon had

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Major League Baseball hands down 6 suspensions, 7 fines stemming from … – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune Major League Baseball hands down 6 suspensions, 7 fines stemming from …Minneapolis Star TribuneFour members of the Royals and three from the White Sox were punished for their roles in a series-opening brawl in Chicago, and six

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Major League Baseball, 4/29/15 – TriValley Central

Sacramento Bee Major League Baseball, 4/29/15TriValley CentralThe Brewers fell to 4-17, the worst start by a National League team in 18 years, according to STATS. The 1997 Cubs had an identical record. The 2010 Orioles were the last team in

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Could Nashville be next major league baseball city? – The Tennessean

The Tennessean Could Nashville be next major league baseball city?The TennesseanAnd in the future, Nashville could handle a big-league baseball squad, too, said Predators CEO Jeff Cogen. A decade ago, Cogen worked as president of MLB's Texas Rangers. In Nashville,

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Former MLB star Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease – CBS News

CBS News Former MLB star Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's diseaseCBS NewsDETROIT — Former baseball star and manager Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. The 1988 National League MVP revealed Tuesday that he suffers from the progressive neurological

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Times are changing, and so should major league baseball – Kansas City Star (blog)

Kansas City Star (blog) Times are changing, and so should major league baseballKansas City Star (blog)“Every wave of integration and assimilation in major–league baseball has changed it somewhat, and invariably for the better,” Thorn says. “Of course we're moving in

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