MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS SCIOSCIA, ROSS, YANKEES, PIRATES & MUCH MORE

Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia denied rumors that he is stepping down at the end of the season, calling the report “poppycock.” On Saturday night, The Athletic reported that Scoiscia would end his 19-year tenure with the Angels. According to the Orange County Register, Scioscia said “nothing’s changed since October” when talking about his status … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS SCIOSCIA, ROSS, YANKEES, PIRATES & MUCH MORE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-FREE AGENTS-KERSHAW-ALL STAR BALLOTS

Clayton Kershaw lasted only five innings in his return from the disabled list and will have an MRI on his back Friday. Chicago first baseman Anthony Rizzo had a controversial slide into Pittsburgh catcher Elias Diaz on Monday that the league said should have been ruled interference on Rizzo. Then on Wednesday the benches cleared after Pirates starter … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS-FREE AGENTS-KERSHAW-ALL STAR BALLOTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUND UP

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL reportedly admits Anthony Rizzo‘s controversial slide vs. the Pirates should have been called illegal. TIM LINCECUM former National League Cy Young winner became eligible Monday for reinstatement form the 60-day disabled list and join the Texas Rangers‘ roster. RUDY GIULIANI got the Giancarlo Stanton treatment from Yankee fans. The … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUND UP

OPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Giancarlo Stanton drove a long home run to right field in his first at-bat of the season Thursday afternoon for the New York Yankees. Stanton’s home run measured at 426 feet by Statcast, and it came on an 0-1 pitch off Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ in the top of the first inning. His shot in the ninth to … Read moreOPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

BONDS & CLEMENS ROADS TO COOPERSTOWN MIGHT NEVER CLEAR

Ken Rosenthal: Bonds and Clemens roads to Cooperstown might never clear.    The New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks answered important lineup questions on Tuesday, completing a three-team, five-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays that will net New York a needed infield option and Arizona a new outfielder writes Mark Townsend of Big League Stew. Stoneman Douglas caps will be … Read moreBONDS & CLEMENS ROADS TO COOPERSTOWN MIGHT NEVER CLEAR