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June 03, 2019 - 6:20 pm
No one was taking the ball from Max Scherzer on Sunday afternoon, not even his manager. The Washington Nationals ace earned his first win since May 11 with a dominant display against the Cincinnati Reds , striking out 15 and giving up just one run in eight stellar innings. But arguably the most...
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May 30, 2019 - 3:45 pm
( 670 The Score ) Joining a growing chorus of individuals across baseball, Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer on Thursday morning called for the protective netting at MLB ballparks to be extended farther down the foul lines, one night after a foul ball off the bat of Cubs center fielder Albert...
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Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies walks out of the batter's box.
USA Today Sports
May 30, 2019 - 1:02 pm
The Philadelphia Phillies own a 3.5-game lead in the National League East, though their $330 million star hasn’t exactly dominated. Phillies right fielder Bryce Harper is tied for the sixth-highest strikeout rate (31.0 percent) in baseball, contributing to his lowly .243 batting average through 55...
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Tim Tebow takes off his batting gloves in the dugout of the Triple-A Syracuse Mets.
USA Today Sports
May 29, 2019 - 4:58 pm
By John Healy Tim Tebow's first season playing at the Triple-A level has not been kind to the 31-year-old quarterback-turned-outfielder . The Mets' most famous minor league prospect is hitting just .156 with 53 strikeouts in 128 at-bats for the Syracuse Mets, and on Tuesday, it somehow got even...
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Former MLB manager Bobby Valentine was close friends with the late Bill Buckner.
May 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm
The baseball world lost an iconic former player this week when Bill Buckner passed away at the age of 69 after a battle with dementia. Former MLB manager Bobby Valentine, who was close friends with Buckner since coming up through the Los Angeles Dodgers organization together as young players,...
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May 28, 2019 - 4:41 pm
After claiming the National League MVP last season, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich isn’t slowing down. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Yelich owns a league-high 21 home runs, along with generating a .731 slugging percentage . That sits second in all of baseball -- behind fellow NL MVP...
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May 28, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested on Monday night after a report of a domestic violence incident, NBCSportsPhiladelphia first reported . Herrera has been placed on administrative leave by Major League Baseball and he will be inactive for at least seven days . MLB announces that it has...
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President Barack Obama speaks with children at the Nationals Youth Academy.
Paul Kim/Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy
May 23, 2019 - 4:41 pm
The scholar athletes at Nationals Youth Baseball Academy were awarded the surprise of a lifetime to celebrate the end of the school year: a visit from former President Barack Obama. Former president Obama got a first-hand look at the after-school programming of the Youth Baseball Academy, including...
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Big Time Baseball, Players Edition Podcast
May 23, 2019 - 4:03 pm
In the first-ever episode of RADIO.COM’s “Big Time Baseball, Players Edition” podcast, hosts Ben Davis and Tony Gwynn Jr. dissect the Los Angeles Dodgers’ dominance, which has been fueled by Cody Bellinger’s MVP start to the season. The Dodgers’ slugger is hitting .394 with 17 home runs and 44 RBI...
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Suntrust Stadium, home of the Atlanta Braves
Scott Cunningham
May 22, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Nineteen-year-old pitcher Carter Stewart is one of the top amateur prospects in baseball, but he has no intention of playing in the major leagues just yet. Stewart plans to forego the MLB Draft this June and has agreed to sign a six-year deal worth $7 million with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks of the...
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