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A's Pitcher Takes Parting Shot
at Owner: 'Sell the Team, Dude'
Oct 17, 2023 8:08 AM CDT
A's Pitcher Takes Parting Shot at Owner: 'Sell the Team, Dude'
Oakland Athletics' Trevor May rails against John Fisher while announcing retirement
- Trevor May informed the world that he was retiring from Major League Baseball on Monday, but not before taking a parting shot at the owner of his team. Per
, the 34-year-old relief pitcher for the Oakland Athletics made his announcement in a Twitch video , and while he had...
Pitcher's Game Is One 'I'm
Going to Remember Forever'
Jun 29, 2023 6:25 AM CDT
Pitcher's Game Is One 'I'm Going to Remember Forever'
New York Yankees' Domingo German pitches perfect game in 11-0 victory over Athletics
- Since arriving in the big leagues six years ago, Domingo German has been anything but perfect—until now. The New York Yankees right-hander pitched the 24th perfect game in major league history Wednesday night, retiring every Oakland batter in an 11-0 victory over the Athletics. It was the first perfect...
MLB Team Cuts Player After
Jun 10, 2023 7:45 AM CDT
MLB Team Cuts Player After Anti-LGBTQ+ Controversy
Blue Jays pitcher Anthony Bass shared divisive social media post, apologized, then defended it
- On Friday, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Anthony Bass was set to catch the ceremonial first pitch, thrown by a local LGBTQ+ activist to kick off his team's Pride Weekend, in a matchup against the Minnesota Twins. Instead, the Blue Jays cut Bass from the roster hours before the...
It May Be
in MLB History
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Jun 10, 2023 6:30 AM CDT
It May Be the Biggest Contract Bust in MLB History
Stephen Strasburg has pitched 31 innings since signing $245M deal, may never pitch again
- It was a bold move: After their 2019 championship season, the Washington Nationals signed reigning World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg to a monstrous $245 million contract over seven years. At the time, it was the biggest contract ever awarded to a pitcher. The problem is that the 34-year-old hasn't...
MLB Pitcher Suffers
Scary Line Drive Injury
May 15, 2023 7:36 AM CDT
MLB Pitcher Suffers Scary Line Drive Injury
Colorado Rockies pitcher Ryan Feltner suffers concussion, skull fracture after being hit by ball
- Colorado Rockies pitcher Ryan Feltner has a skull fracture and concussion after getting hit by a line drive off the bat of the Philadelphia Phillies' Nick Castellanos. Feltner was injured Saturday night during a game in Denver and was discharged from Swedish Medical Center on Sunday, per the AP . He...
Is Killed in Crash
Sep 12, 2022 7:02 AM CDT
Pitcher-Turned-Cop Is Killed in Crash
Port Authority officer Anthony Varvaro was headed to 9/11 ceremony
- He pitched in the major leagues, then took the unusual career path of becoming a police officer. Now 37-year-old Anthony Varvaro is dead following a duty-related car crash, reports ABC7 . Varvaro, an officer with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, was on his way to the World...
Checks of Pitchers for Cheating
to Become Less Predictable
Mar 26, 2022 3:35 PM CDT
Checks of Pitchers for Cheating to Become Less Predictable
Spin rates rose once players got used to inspections, MLB memo says
- Major League Baseball is asking umpires to make more random checks of pitchers for sticky substances after watching its crackdown become less effective late last season. Regular checks for grip aids began June 21. Spin rates fell at first, an MLB sent memo to teams and players Friday says. "...
'Blows My Mind'
Oct 27, 2021 9:31 AM CDT
Braves Pitcher's Injured Move 'Blows My Mind'
Charlie Morton kept pitching on broken leg in Game 1 of the World Series
- Charlie Morton spun a curveball past Jose Altuve for a called third strike, his 16th pitch after taking a 102mph comebacker off his right leg. Morton stumbled and started to fall. Turns out the leg was broken. Morton's right fibula was fractured by Yuli Gurriel's one-hop screamer leading...
Sep 30, 2021 8:30 AM CDT
Top Pitcher Punches Wall, Will Miss Playoffs
Devin Williams apologizes to his Milwaukee Brewers teammates and fans
- The Milwaukee Brewers have lost a top pitcher on the eve of the playoffs to injury—but the twist is that it's a self-inflicted one. Reliever Devin Williams said he had a "few drinks" after the team's playoff-clinching win on Sunday, then punched a wall with his...
Hit by Ball in the Face,
Pitcher to Need Surgery
Aug 18, 2021 4:01 PM CDT
Hit by Ball in the Face, Pitcher to Need Surgery
Chris Bassitt fell to the ground but remained conscious
- Oakland A's pitcher Chris Bassitt will need surgery to repair a cheek fracture after being struck in the face by a line drive Tuesday night. In the second inning in Chicago, Brian Goodwin of the White Sox hit a pitch from Bassitt right back up the middle, measured at...
Technology Could End
Sign Stealing in Baseball
Jul 24, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
Technology Could End Sign Stealing in Baseball
Electronic transmitter would wirelessly connect pitcher and catcher
- Catchers' signals—and stealing them—could become a relic if an experimental electronic device is successful. Major League Baseball will give catchers in the Low A West league the option starting Aug. 3 to use a 12-button transmitter that can be strapped with Velcro around a catcher's wristband. Receivers...
She Says It Was Assault. MLB
Star Says It Was 'Rough' Sex
Jun 30, 2021 7:52 AM CDT
She Says It Was Assault. MLB Star Says It Was 'Rough' Sex
LA Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer claims encounters were 'wholly consensual'
- Last year, Trevor Bauer was named the winner of MLB's Cy Young Award for the National League. Now, the starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers has been hit with an assault claim by a woman who has since taken out an order of protection against Bauer, her lawyer,...
20-Year-Old Pitcher Dies
After Common Sports Surgery
Jun 20, 2021 6:37 AM CDT
20-Year-Old Pitcher Dies After Common Sports Surgery
George Mason's Sang Ho Baek, 20, had 'Tommy John' procedure
- It's called an ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction in the medical textbooks, but the sports world and pretty much everyone else knows it as Tommy John surgery. "Relatively routine" is how a Boston University School of Public Health doctor describes it to the
New York Times
. But a 20-year-old...
Phillies Star Hit in Face
by 96.9MPH Fastball
Apr 29, 2021 4:47 AM CDT
Phillies Star Hit in Face by 96.9MPH Fastball
'Face is still there, so we're all good,' Bryce Harper says
- Phillies star Bryce Harper said he feels fine after being hit in the face by a 96.9mph fastball Wednesday night, forcing him from Philadelphia's game against St. Louis. "Everything feels good," Harper said in a video he posted to Instagram. He said he got a CT...
Ex-Pitcher Charged in
Boys' Crosswalk Deaths
Feb 1, 2021 10:49 AM CST
Ex-Pitcher Charged in Boys' Crosswalk Deaths
Scott Erickson was allegedly racing with woman who hit brothers in suburban LA crosswalk
- Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Scott Erickson has been charged with reckless driving in connection to a hit-and-run in Southern California that killed two boys last year, per the AP . The Los Angeles District Attorney's Office said Erickson, 52, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of reckless driving....
Baseball Hall of Fame
Pitcher Don Sutton Dead at 75
Jan 20, 2021 12:05 AM CST
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Don Sutton Dead at 75
The Los Angeles Dodgers legend had cancer
- Don Sutton, a Hall of Fame pitcher who was a stalwart of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ rotation spanning an era from Sandy Koufax to Fernando Valenzuela, died Tuesday, the AP reports. He was 75. The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, said Sutton died at his home in Rancho...
View, He Was
in the Game
Oct 9, 2020 12:53 PM CDT
In Mantle's View, He Was Best Pitcher in the Game
Yankee great Whitey Ford has died at age 91
- Whitey Ford, the street-smart New Yorker who had the best winning percentage of any pitcher in the 20th century and helped the Yankees become baseball's perennial champions in the 1950s and '60s, has died at age 91, per the AP . A family member said Ford died at his...
Goodbye to One of Baseball's
'Most Uncompromising' Players
Oct 3, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Goodbye to One of Baseball's 'Most Uncompromising' Players
Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, powerhouse pitcher for St. Louis Cardinals, dies at 84
- Hall of Famer Bob Gibson, the dominating St. Louis Cardinals pitcher who won a record seven consecutive World Series starts and set a modern standard for excellence when he finished the 1968 season with a 1.12 ERA, died Friday. He was 84. The Cardinals confirmed Gibson's death shortly...
Player of All Time'
Dead at 75
Sep 3, 2020 12:02 AM CDT
'Greatest Mets Player of All Time' Dead at 75
Tom Seaver died Monday in California
- Tom Seaver, the Hall of Fame pitcher who steered a stunning transformation from lovable losers to Miracle Mets in 1969, has died, the AP reports. He was 75. The Hall said Wednesday night that Seaver died Monday from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. Seaver spent his final years...
An Ex-Phillies Pitcher Dies
in a Plane Crash—Again
Jul 4, 2020 2:30 PM CDT
An Ex-Phillies Pitcher Dies in a Plane Crash—Again
Tyson Brummett was only 35
- Yet another former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher has died in a plane crash,
reports. Tyson Brummett, 35, died Friday morning along with a small plane's three passengers when it spiraled out of the sky in American Fork Canyon near Salt Lake City, authorities say. The passengers are identified as...
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