Major League Baseball getting to be a “Sticky Business”:Trevor Bauer chides ‘gossip bloggers’ for reports of MLB collecting his baseballs for inspection

from www.usatoday.com: Trevor Bauer chides ‘gossip bloggers’ for reports of MLB collecting his baseballs for inspection A new rule in Major League Baseball this season allows umpires to collect baseballs they suspect might have foreign substances on them. Until Wednesday, there were no reports of any balls being confiscated and sent to MLB for inspection… Continue reading Major League Baseball getting to be a “Sticky Business”:Trevor Bauer chides ‘gossip bloggers’ for reports of MLB collecting his baseballs for inspection

Former HiToms pitcher with quite the MLB Debut:Rookie Mac Sceroler works 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief with 4 strikeouts

Former HiTom Mac Sceroler Shines on MLB’s Brightest Stage, in his Major League Debut, at Yankee Stadium….. from www.mlb.com: No matter if you’re a future Hall of Famer or just getting a cup of coffee, you never forget your Major League debut. They are always unforgettable for the players making them, regardless of the outcome,… Continue reading Former HiToms pitcher with quite the MLB Debut:Rookie Mac Sceroler works 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief with 4 strikeouts

Are you looking for a Money Lender? Mets and Francisco Lindor agree on 10-year $341 Million Dollar extension

Francisco Lindor, Mets agree to 10-year, $341M extension Posted on MLB Trade Rumors by Anthony Franco and coming in from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Mets have come to terms on a ten-year, $341M contract extension with star shortstop Francisco Lindor, covering the 2022-31 seasons. Lindor will be paid a $21M singing bonus, followed by flat $32M salaries… Continue reading Are you looking for a Money Lender? Mets and Francisco Lindor agree on 10-year $341 Million Dollar extension

Former Greensboro Grasshopper catcher J.T. Realmuto signs Five-Year $115.5 million dollar deal with the Philadelphia Phillies

from www.yardbarker.com:/CLICK HERE Phillies, J.T. Realmuto(Greensboro Grasshoppers) agree to five-year, $115.5 million deal It appears that catcher J.T. Realmuto, one of the top available players of the MLB offseason, isn’t going anywhere. ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Todd Zolecki of the league’s official website are reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies are bringing Realmuto back on a… Continue reading Former Greensboro Grasshopper catcher J.T. Realmuto signs Five-Year $115.5 million dollar deal with the Philadelphia Phillies

Former Greensboro Bat Robinson Cano Suspended for the entire 2021 MLB Season due to Testing Positive for Steroids

Robinson/Robbie Canó played for Staten Island and the Greensboro Bats of the Class-A South Atlantic League in 2002. (Cano with the Greensboro Bats batted .276, with 14 home runs and 76 RBI, in 113 games, in 2002.) from www.mlb.com: NEW YORK — In an announcement with significant implications on both Robinson Canó’s career and the… Continue reading Former Greensboro Bat Robinson Cano Suspended for the entire 2021 MLB Season due to Testing Positive for Steroids

Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

The Miami Marlins’ Don Mattingly has been named the National League Manager of the Year, for Major League Baseball/MLB, in 2020….. Mattingly played here in Greensboro, with the Greensboro Hornets in 1980, as a 19-year-old and hit .358 and was named South Atlantic League Player of the Year. He played more in the outfield than… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

They called him ‘The Chairman of the Board’:Former New York Yankees pitching great “Whitey” Ford, gone at age 91(Yankees all-time Wins Leader and 6-Time World Series Champion)

The New York Yankees all-time wins leader and a six-time World Series Champion, plus a Baseball Hall of Famer, Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford has left us today, at age 91….. Here are some of the notes on Whitey Ford from the back of my Whitey Ford 1956 baseball card… Height-5’10…Weight-175…Throws-Left…Bats-Left…Home-Glen Cove, New York…Born-October 21, 1928…… Continue reading They called him ‘The Chairman of the Board’:Former New York Yankees pitching great “Whitey” Ford, gone at age 91(Yankees all-time Wins Leader and 6-Time World Series Champion)

One of the Top Pitchers in MLB History Gone at age 84:”Once a Cardinal, Always a Cardinal”, Bob Gibson has left us and in 1968 he was GREAT!!!

One of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball history, Bob Gibson is gone at age 84…..He rarely smiled and he was one of the toughest competitors to ever play the game of baseball….Bob Gibson, was not only good, Bob Gibson was GREAT!!!!! from www.espn.com:/CLICK HERE Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Gibson died Friday at… Continue reading One of the Top Pitchers in MLB History Gone at age 84:”Once a Cardinal, Always a Cardinal”, Bob Gibson has left us and in 1968 he was GREAT!!!

Former New York Yankee and LA Dodger Jay Johnstone has passed away due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19:He was a “Prankster and a World Series Winner”, says Rick Monday, on this Tuesday

from www.nypost.com: LOS ANGELES — Jay Johnstone, who won World Series championships as a versatile outfielder with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers while being baseball’s merry prankster, has died. He was 74. He died last Saturday of complications from COVID-19 and also had suffered from dementia in recent years, according to his… Continue reading Former New York Yankee and LA Dodger Jay Johnstone has passed away due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19:He was a “Prankster and a World Series Winner”, says Rick Monday, on this Tuesday

One of the “fastest men to ever run the bases” and a “True Class Act”:Baseball’s Lou Brock(St. Louis Cardinals), gone at age 81

Coming from MLB.com CLICK HERE to read all about one of baseball’s greatest players of all time, Lou Brock….If you had a baseball glove with Lou Brock’s name in it as a kid, you believed you could run faster, catch more balls, and steal more bases…Lou Brock and Maury Wills, were stealing the base-paths blind,… Continue reading One of the “fastest men to ever run the bases” and a “True Class Act”:Baseball’s Lou Brock(St. Louis Cardinals), gone at age 81

Johnny Bench says, “Go ahead and hit that 3-0 pitch”!!!!!

Johnny Bench, the Baseball Hall of Fame catcher from the Cincinnati Reds, says, “Go ahead and hit that 3-0 pitch”….. Fernando Tatis Jr., with a Grand Slam home run, coming on a 3-0 pitch on Monday….Tatis Jr., hitting the Grand Slam for the San Diego Padres, vs. his dad’s old team, the Texas Rangers…. Johnny… Continue reading Johnny Bench says, “Go ahead and hit that 3-0 pitch”!!!!!

Why didn’t Major League Baseball play ALL of their games under a Bubble in Florida and Arizona???(Might have made a difference/”Bring Back The Bubble”)

The bubble seems to working out for the NBA, with the National Basketball League playing all of their games under a Bubble in Orlando, Florida….. Makes you to start to wonder why Major League Baseball didn’t play all of their games under a Bubble, at their Spring Training sites in Florida and Arizona…. (You have… Continue reading Why didn’t Major League Baseball play ALL of their games under a Bubble in Florida and Arizona???(Might have made a difference/”Bring Back The Bubble”)

Former Boston Red Sox skipper/manager John McNamara Gone at age 88(Also managed the Reds, Padres, A’s, Angels and Indians)

from Dan Shaughnessy with the Boston Globe:CLICK HERE to read all….. John McNamara, manager of the ill-fated 1986 Red Sox, died Tuesday in Tennessee at the age of 88. His death was confirmed to the Globe by his wife, Ellen McNamara of Brentwood, Tenn., and his nephew, Joe McNamara of Sacramento. McNamara managed 19 seasons… Continue reading Former Boston Red Sox skipper/manager John McNamara Gone at age 88(Also managed the Reds, Padres, A’s, Angels and Indians)

Dr. Anthony Fauci says Miami Marlins Coronavirus Outbreak Could Endanger 2020 MLB Season:Former Greensboro Grasshopper Jose Urena placed on the Injured List(Marlins’ Unlucky Number at 17)

Dr. Anthony Fauci on the Coronavirus Outbreak that has affected the Miami Marlins and Major League Baseball…. “This could put it in danger,” said Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “I don’t believe they need to stop, but we just need to follow this and see what happens with… Continue reading Dr. Anthony Fauci says Miami Marlins Coronavirus Outbreak Could Endanger 2020 MLB Season:Former Greensboro Grasshopper Jose Urena placed on the Injured List(Marlins’ Unlucky Number at 17)

Major Baseball Postpones Two Monday Night Games due to Miami Marlins testing Positive for COVID-19/Coronavirus(13 Confirmed Cases in the Marlins’ Clubhouse)

from MLB.com: Major League Baseball announced that two games scheduled to be played Monday night are postponed due to COVID-19 concerns. Monday’s games between the Marlins and the Orioles at Marlins Park and the Phillies and the Yankees at Citizens Bank Park have been postponed while MLB conducts additional COVID-19 testing. from ESPN.com: Miami just… Continue reading Major Baseball Postpones Two Monday Night Games due to Miami Marlins testing Positive for COVID-19/Coronavirus(13 Confirmed Cases in the Marlins’ Clubhouse)

Jaylin Davis(Northeast Guilford High School/Appalachian State) comments on Kneeling during National Anthem prior to SF Giants game

Jaylin Davis, who played his high school baseball for Coach Brad White, at Northeast Guilford High School and later showed out for the Appalachian State Mountaineers in college baseball, now plays for the San Francisco Giants in MLB… Jaylin recently kneeled during the National Anthem, prior to a San Francisco Giants baseball game and Davis… Continue reading Jaylin Davis(Northeast Guilford High School/Appalachian State) comments on Kneeling during National Anthem prior to SF Giants game

Bob Costas has joined CNN as a Major Contributor

Bob Costas, formerly of NBC and HBO, has joined CNN as a major contributor…He is in for commentary on sports and other important issues facing our nation and the world today…. CNN President Jeff Zucker said in a statement, “Bob Costas is a legendary, respected voice across the spectrum of sports and beyond. As the… Continue reading Bob Costas has joined CNN as a Major Contributor

Rod Carew says Major League Baseball/MLB “Should Let the Season Go”:Carew, “No Baseball in 2020”

from CBS Radio Sports and on the Tiki and Tierney Show: Hall of Famer Rod Carew: MLB Should Call Off 2020 Season Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have reportedly made “significant progress” toward agreeing to terms on a 2020 season. MLB has sent a new proposal to the MLBPA, which reportedly includes… Continue reading Rod Carew says Major League Baseball/MLB “Should Let the Season Go”:Carew, “No Baseball in 2020”

Boston Red Sox’ Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs says professional wrestler Curt Hennig(guardian angel) saved his life

from www.wrestlinginc.com….Click Here for more info…. Wade Boggs is in the Baseball Hall of Fame and also has some wrestling ties. He appeared in a vignette alongside his friend Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig in the 90s and later inducted Hennig into the WWE Hall of Fame. Boggs was a five-time batting champion and he talked… Continue reading Boston Red Sox’ Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs says professional wrestler Curt Hennig(guardian angel) saved his life

Florida Governor says ALL of the Professional Sports Teams can come Play in his state:All Professional Sports Teams are Welcome to Practice and Play in Florida

from www.wxii12.com:/CLICK HERE….. ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday/today that all professional sports teams are welcome to practice and play in Florida if they can’t do so in their own state. DeSantis said he believes sporting events and practices can be done safely, but they would be held without fans. “Our people… Continue reading Florida Governor says ALL of the Professional Sports Teams can come Play in his state:All Professional Sports Teams are Welcome to Practice and Play in Florida