Mike Francesa calls out ex-Yankees for sign-stealing criticisms
8 days ago - By New York Post
Mike Francesa has a message for Yankees players and fans upset about the MLB sign-stealing scandal that is enveloping the Astros, Red Sox and Mets - pipe down, you're being hypocritical. Francesa, ripped CC Sabathia and Mark Teixeira for their comments on the scandal during his Wednesday show on WFAN Radio. Teixeira, who played with...
Read more ...
AL Notes: Red Sox, Blue Jays, Rangers, Mathis
8 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors
Thanks to scandal-besieged Alex Cora's firing on Tuesday, the Red Sox are in the unfortunate position of having to find a new manager as spring training nears. Chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom spoke about the situation Wednesday, telling Alex Speier of the Boston Globe and other reporters that the Red Sox don't yet have an idea where they'll turn for Cora's replacement. Unsurprisingly, the Red Sox seem prepared to consider in-house and external candidates for the position. Bloom praised Boston's current assistant coaches, calling them “an impressive group” and adding, “No reason to think...
Read more ...
Alex Cora 'remorseful' for role in sign stealing scandal as Red Sox search for new manager
8 days ago - By CBC
The Boston Red Sox insist they won the 2018 World Series fairly, even as they begin their search for a new manager after Alex Cora was let go for his role in a sign-stealing scandal.
Read more ...
The headlines of Sportyst
Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager
The New York Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán
Bloom: Red Sox won't rush to have manager by spring training
The Boston Red Sox are still hoping to have a manager in place by spring training
FOX Sports Florida to televise 6 Miami Marlins spring training games
FOX Sports Florida, the statewide television home of the Miami Marlin has announced the network will televise 6 Marlins Spring Training games.
10 things you learn at an MLB fantasy camp
We've reached the point of the MLB offseason when spring training facilities are humming with activity - not with actual spring training, but with middle-age men and women who...
Who is Luis Rojas? New Mets manager is rising star with baseball in his blood
Why Luis Rojas as the new Mets manager? Rojas, 38, is highly regarded in baseball circles and has strong baseball genes as one of Felipe Alou's 11 children. Alou, 84, a former...
Commissioner Rob Manfred: MLB has no plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles
Major League Baseball doesn't intend to strip recent World Series championships from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox.
Larry Walker might be Canada's last Baseball Hall of Famer for a long time
Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about how Joey Votto has the best chance to be Canada's next Baseball Hall of Famer. Plus, Canadian basketball takes a hit, Zion is...
Wieters finalizes $2 million deal with Cardinals
Matt Wieters has finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, a deal that brings back the 33-year-old to again back up Yadier Molina
MLB to test but not use computer umps at spring training
Major League Baseball will test computer plate umpires during spring training but will not use the system for decisions in any exhibition games
Twins, Donaldson finalize $92M deal, boost potent lineup
The Minnesota Twins and third baseman Josh Donaldson have finalized their four-year, $92 million contract