Los Angeles Dodgers now offering ‘Fully Vaccinated Fan Section’:Prices for the section range from $121 to $154

from last week’s Yardbarker.com and www.yardbarker.com The game was played on Saturday April 24……. Los Angeles Dodgers now offering ‘Fully Vaccinated Fan Section’ Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers who have been fully vaccinated will receive a new perk at Dodger Stadium. If a fan has had at least two weeks since their final COVID-19… Continue reading Los Angeles Dodgers now offering ‘Fully Vaccinated Fan Section’:Prices for the section range from $121 to $154

No No-Hitter for Madison Bumgarner per MLB rules

Madison Bumgarner’s unique no-hitter will not be recognized by MLB from Larry Brown Sports and Grey Papke, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com By the technical definition of the term, Madison Bumgarner threw a no-hitter for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. It will not go down that way in the MLB record books, though. The Diamondbacks and Atlanta… Continue reading No No-Hitter for Madison Bumgarner per MLB rules

N.Y. Yankees GM still supporting manager Aaron Boone

Yankees GM Brian Cashman backs manager Aaron Boone despite 5-10 start from Zac Wassink with www.yardbarker.com New York Yankees star infielder D.J. LeMahieu admitted after Sunday’s loss to the Tampa Bay Rays that he felt “personally frustrated” by the team’s 5-10 record that has the Bronx Bombers in the basement of the American League standings.… Continue reading N.Y. Yankees GM still supporting manager Aaron Boone

Christian Yelich(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has landed on MLB Milwaukee Brewers Injured List

Back strain lands Brewers All-Star Christian Yelich on 10-day IL from Erin Walsh with YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com The Milwaukee Brewers are placing All-Star outfielder Christian Yelich on the 10-day injured list with a back strain, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Yelich has had recurring back soreness in recent seasons, including all four of… Continue reading Christian Yelich(Greensboro Grasshoppers) has landed on MLB Milwaukee Brewers Injured List

Several Major League Baseball Games postponed due to COVID-19 Issues

Twins-Angels games postponed due to COVID-19 issues from MLB Trade Rumorsn with Mark Polishuk and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com Saturday’s and Sunday’s games between the Twins and Angels were postponed due to unspecified issues related to COVID-19, the league announced. According to MLB’s media release, the postponements were made “to allow for continued testing and contact tracing… Continue reading Several Major League Baseball Games postponed due to COVID-19 Issues

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)