Jeffrey Loria selling Marlins

Jeffrey Loria selling Marlins to group led by Derek Jeter for $1.2 billion

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has agreed to sell the team for $1.2 billion to a group led by New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter and New York businessman Bruce Sherman, the Miami Herald reported on Friday. Major League Baseball is expected to receive the written agreement on Friday.

The group has up to 16 investors that have helped them raises the necessary funds. That group is reported to include NBA Michael Jordan, whose friendship with Jeter has been well […]

Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie

Pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announces retirement from baseball

After 13 seasons in the major leagues, starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie announced on Monday that he is officially retiring from the game. Guthrie made his announcement on The Player’s Tribune, going into detail about his career and the start against the Philadelphia Phillies on April 8 that was the final appearance of his career.

In that game, Guthrie failed to get out of the first inning, allowing 10 runs on six hits in 2/3 of an inning pitched. Washington designated […]

Atlanta Braves trades for 2017

The Trade Deadline is here

Today’s the big day. Will the Braves make moves today, or will they watch as trade fireworks go off around the rest of the league?

Atlanta drops third straight game of series against Philadelphia

Despite the fact that R.A. Dickey once again confounded the Phillies lineup (just like he did back in June), the Braves were unable to give Dickey ample run support to go with a great effort from Dickey. Therefore, the knuckleballer’s seven innings pitched with zero earned runs […]

Ny Yankees trades
Ny Yankees trades

New York Yankees With seven-player trade.

This was to be a transitional year for the New York Yankees, one that would bridge the divide between the bloated also-ran they had become and the future juggernaut they hoped to build. One of the more difficult tasks in baseball these days is to straddle the line between getting younger and leaner for the future while also contending for the present — although, as in everything else, a $200 million payroll helps.

“We thought this team was capable of […]

Sean Rodriguez in Atlanta Braves lineup
Sean Rodriguez in Atlanta Braves lineup

Rodriguez in Atlanta Braves lineup

he moment of realization for Sean Rodriguez came Sunday when he was playing with his kids, on the veteran’s first day off in a week during an injury-rehab assignment that saw him play 11 games in two weeks for four different Braves minor-league affiliates in Orlando, Rome, Mississippi and Gwinnett County.

“We were playing Wiffle Ball in the back yard and my daughter asked me, ‘Daddy, do you have to go play again tomorrow?’” Rodriguez said, smiling as he recalled […]

2017 American League Division Betting Odds

There will be 162 games per team to find out which squads will make it to the playoffs. But it’s not about the result, but about the ride. All teams in Major League Baseball will start the season with the same idea: to have a good year. The first month it’s always the cutest. Most teams will talked themselves into thinking this is their year. We need to spend at least three months to separate the contenders from the […]