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Cincinnati Reds don’t allow a hit Sunday, but still found a way to lose:’No-hitter’, but still end up Loser

Pirates beat Reds 1-0 without recording a hit from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Cincinnati Reds didn’t allow a hit Sunday, but still found a way to lose 1-0 to the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was the sixth time since 1901 that an MLB team won without a hit. Reds pitcher Hunter Greene struck out nine Cincinnati Reds don’t allow a hit Sunday, but still found a way to lose:’No-hitter’, but still end up Loser

Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Guardians-White Sox game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak from Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Only hours after it was reported that Cleveland Guardians manager Terry Francona had tested positive for COVID-19, news broke that the team was dealing with an outbreak. As a result, Wednesday afternoon’s game between the Guardians and host Chicago White Sox has Cleveland Guardians-Chicago White Sox game postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak

Texas Rangers’ manager Chris Woodward calls Yankee Stadium, a “Little League Ballpark”

Rangers manager Chris Woodward blasts Yankee Stadium short porch after loss from Larry Brown Sports, with Grey Papke, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Texas Rangers lost in walk-off fashion to the New York Yankees in the first game of a doubleheader Sunday, and Rangers manager Chris Woodward was very salty about it. Gleyber Torres hit a Texas Rangers’ manager Chris Woodward calls Yankee Stadium, a “Little League Ballpark”

NY Mets and St. Louis Cardinals hit with HBP Controversy:”The hits(Hit Batters) just keep on coming”

Mets, Cardinals brawl amid HBP controversy from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals probably won’t be sending each other Christmas cards anytime soon. Less than 24 hours after New York right-hander Chris Bassitt publicly blasted MLB because three more Mets hitters were struck by pitches during Tuesday’s 3-0 win NY Mets and St. Louis Cardinals hit with HBP Controversy:”The hits(Hit Batters) just keep on coming”

“Yankee letter” unsealed and findings show Illegal Use of Dugout Phone and Sign Decoding prior to September 2017

2017 letter from MLB to Yankees regarding rules violation unsealed from MLB Trade Rumors, with Anthony Franco, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com In June 2020, a New York district court ordered Major League Baseball and the Yankees to unseal a letter sent by commissioner Rob Manfred to New York general manager Brian Cashman in 2017 regarding rules “Yankee letter” unsealed and findings show Illegal Use of Dugout Phone and Sign Decoding prior to September 2017

New York Mets win in dramatic fashion over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday

Mets score five runs in dramatic ninth inning to beat Cardinals from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The New York Mets kept their hot start to the 2022 MLB season going Monday with a dramatic, come-from-behind win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Facing a 2-0 deficit in the ninth inning, the Mets scored their first run New York Mets win in dramatic fashion over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday

Miguel Cabrera gets Intentionally Walked while going for 3,000 hits:NY Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone tells us why

Yankees’ Aaron Boone defends intentionally walking Miguel Cabrera on 2,999 hits from Zac Wassink, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera began Thursday afternoon’s home game against the New York Yankees sitting on 2,999 career hits, one shy of MLB immortality. As noted by ESPN and The Associated Press, Cabrera went 0-for-3 but had one Miguel Cabrera gets Intentionally Walked while going for 3,000 hits:NY Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone tells us why

Freddie Freeman faces former friends now foes, and goes LONG!!!

Dodgers’ Freddie Freeman homers in first at-bat vs. former team from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Freddie Freeman played 12 seasons with the Atlanta Braves, earning five All-Star nods and NL MVP honors in 2020. On Monday, he faced his former team for the first time since signing with the Los Angeles Dodgers and promptly hit Freddie Freeman faces former friends now foes, and goes LONG!!!

San Fran Giants and San Diego Padres coaches patch up fences after accusations of racist undertones

Giants, Padres coaches mend fences following Tuesday night debacle from Chelena Goldman, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com San Francisco Giants first base coach Antoan Richardson has reportedly patched things up with San Diego Padres third base coach Mike Shildt on Wednesday following a cacophony on Tuesday night that led to Richardson being ejected. The two coaches were seen San Fran Giants and San Diego Padres coaches patch up fences after accusations of racist undertones

Cleveland Guardians’ Steven Kwan off to history-making start in his MLB career

Guardians rookie Steven Kwan off to historically great start to MLB career from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Cleveland Guardians outfielder Steven Kwan finished Monday’s 10-7 win against the Kansas City Royals with two walks and a three-RBI triple. The productive day for the rookie capped a four-game stretch that set an MLB record. In the Cleveland Guardians’ Steven Kwan off to history-making start in his MLB career

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani strikes out 9 batters in less than five innings on Opening Day(Also leadoff batter)

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine in first start of 2022 season from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani pitched less than five innings against the Houston Astros on Opening Day, but still managed to fan nine batters before his exit. Ohtani, 27, earned AL MVP honors last season after finishing Los Angeles Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani strikes out 9 batters in less than five innings on Opening Day(Also leadoff batter)

Big hit for Bobby Witt Jr., as KC Royals top Cleveland Guardians for Opening Day Victory

Royals’ Bobby Witt Jr. hits go-ahead double for win in MLB debut from Adam Stites, from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The first career hit for third baseman Bobby Witt Jr. was a go-ahead double in the eighth inning that led to the Kansas City Royals’ 3-1 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday. Witt, 21, was the second Big hit for Bobby Witt Jr., as KC Royals top Cleveland Guardians for Opening Day Victory

Former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher Chris Paddack goes from San Padres to Minnesota Twins in trade

Padres trade Chris Paddack, Emilio Pagan to Twins for Taylor Rogers, Brent Rooker from Victor Barbosa, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The San Diego Padres and Minnesota Twins have reportedly agreed to an Opening Day 2022 trade. The Minnesota-San Diego trade, per sources: Twins get right-handed starter Chris Paddack and right-handed reliever Emilio Pagan Padres get left-handed reliever Former Greensboro Grasshoppers pitcher Chris Paddack goes from San Padres to Minnesota Twins in trade

Pittsburgh Pirates send SS Oneil Cruz to Triple-A

Pirates option top SS prospect Oneil Cruz to Triple-A from MLB Trade Rumors, with Anthony Franco, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Pirates announced Tuesday afternoon they optioned top shortstop prospect Oneil Cruz to Triple-A Indianapolis. The 23-year-old will not break camp with the big league club. Pittsburgh selected Cruz to the MLB roster during the final Pittsburgh Pirates send SS Oneil Cruz to Triple-A

Albert Pujols back with the St. Louis Cardinals and he says this will be his last MLB season

Albert Pujols planning to retire after 2022 season from MLB Trade Rumors, with Anthony Franco, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Albert Pujols is back with the Cardinals, and he’ll wrap up his career where it began. Speaking to reporters (including Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch) at a press conference announcing his return to St. Louis, Albert Pujols back with the St. Louis Cardinals and he says this will be his last MLB season

Get ready for more Major League Baseball games to be Canceled Today

MLB reportedly plans to cancel more games if no deal is reached Tuesday/Today from Adam Stites, with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Major League Baseball cancelled the first two series of the season for every team last week and it’s already prepping to continue to shorten the 2022 schedule. According to Evan Drellich of The Athletic, the MLB has Get ready for more Major League Baseball games to be Canceled Today

Derek Jeter out as Miami Marlins Chief Executive Officer/CEO

Derek Jeter stepping down as Marlins CEO from Sportsnaut and Matt Johnson, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Derek Jeter is stepping down as the Miami Marlins CEO, agreeing to a mutual separation with the organization that is effective immediately. The Hall of Famer was part of an ownership group headlined by Bruce Sherman that bought the Marlins Derek Jeter out as Miami Marlins Chief Executive Officer/CEO

Former NL MVP Ryan Braun(Milwaukee Brewers) announces retirement

2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun announces retirement from MLB Trade Rumors with Steve Adams, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Longtime Brewers slugger Ryan Braun formally announced his retirement as a player Tuesday, thanking Brewers fans and the organization in a video announcement shared by the team (on Twitter). Braun didn’t sign with a club last offseason but Former NL MVP Ryan Braun(Milwaukee Brewers) announces retirement

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Second Round Draft Pick Lonnie White profiled in new “No Days Off” video

Pittsburgh Pirates 2nd round pick Lonnie White Jr. profiled in new “No Days Off” episode from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com The Pittsburgh Pirates selected the toolsy outfielder Lonnie White Jr. with the 64th pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, hoping that he can be a key building block for their ongoing rebuild. The 6-foot-3, 212 pounder signed for Pittsburgh Pirates’ Second Round Draft Pick Lonnie White profiled in new “No Days Off” video