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Will Major League Baseball Get The Suspensions Right For Alex Cintron And Ramon Laureano

Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano got hit three times during their series sweep against the Houston Astros. Laureano didn't appreciate being hit for the second time in today's game. He was visibly upset immediately after it happened and voiced his displeasure. Astros catcher though Martin Maldonado did a great job of communicating and getting him calmed down to take first base. Once Laureano got to first that's when the fireworks began. He charged towards the Astros dugout going after Astros hitting
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2020 Oakland Athletics: A Swing And a Miss By John Fisher

The 2020 Major League Baseball season may not even happen. Still the Oakland Athletics and their owner John Fisher have made waves with recent announcements. Which includes electing to not pay rent, furloughing scouts and half of the A's front office and most infuriating announcing that minor league players in their system will not get their $400 weekly stipend starting in June. Fisher himself though is worth $2.1 billion. The cost
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Derek Jeter Misses Out On Unanimous Hall Of Fame Selection By One Vote

There is no doubt Derek Jeter deserves his enshrinement in Cooperstown. What didn't belong associated with his name is the first position player to get put in unanimously and thankfully he fell one vote short of it. New York Yankee fans are of course upset by this. Jeter though is arguably the most overrated player to ever play Major League Baseball and possibly of any of the four major sports
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2019 World Series: Umpire Sam Holbrook Takes Center Stage In Game 6

It's the top of the seventh inning in game six of the 2019 World Series  with the Washington Nationals leading the Houston Astros 3-2. Yan Gomes starts the inning off with a single. Trea Turner hits what amounts to a swinging bunt fielded by Brad Peacock who makes an offline throw to Yuli Gurriel seemingly putting runners on second and third with no outs. Sam Holbrook who was behind the
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Will Dee Gordon Fill In For Robinson Cano At Second Base?

When the Seattle Mariners acquired Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins, it was assumed the former National League batting champion and All-Star second baseman would full that role with his new team. Not so fast my friends. With Robinson Cano already in the lineup and the Mariners needing help in the outfield, the team decided that Dee Gordon, who had not played the position before, would become an everyday centerfielder.
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Robinson Cano May Need Surgery On Broken Hand

Robinson Cano may need surgery for a fractured hand he suffered in batting practice over the weekend. Per Greg Johns of MLB.com, the Mariners second baseman fractured the fifth metacarpal bone in his right hand when he was hit by a fastball in the third inning of Sunday's 5-4 loss against the Tigers at Comerica Park, and he could be facing surgery that would likely sideline him for much of
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Marlins reinstate Elieser Hernandez from the 10-day disabled list

The Miami Marlins have made yet another move to help bolster its pitching staff. Per MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro, the club announced right-hander Elieser Hernandez was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list, and rookie right-hander Merandy Gonzalez was optioned to Double-A Jacksonville. Elieser Hernandez was a Rule 5 Draft pick in December from the Astros. The 23-year-old entered the season not having pitched higher than Class A Advanced. But he did
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Where Does Matt Harvey Fit In With The Cincinnati Reds?

Besides the fact he is a solid starter when he is on his game, how does former New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey fit in the Cincinnati Reds plans? It is yet to be determined, however, the former ace turned problem child will more than likely see action in the upcoming series with Los Angeles, according to interim manager Jim Riggleman. Per Mark Sheldon of MLB.com, “Cincinnati sent catcher Devin
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Miami Marlins Send JT Riddle To Triple-A New Orleans

The Miami Marlins have activated JT Riddle from the disabled listed and assigned him to Triple-A New Orleans. The team made the announcement Wednesday. Riddle, who played 70 games last season on the major-league roster, had his season cut short last year because of a shoulder injury. He came to spring training and dealt with shortness in his throwing shoulder, which was later revealed to be tendinitis. He began of
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The Atlanta Braves Find Themselves In First Place In The NL East

It may be early in the MLB season, but the Atlanta Braves are staking their claim as a team to watch this year. Following an eight strikeout performance by Sean Newcomb and a 7-0 victory over the New York Mets at Citi Field, Atlanta is in unfamiliar territory – in first place of the National League East division. Newcomb, one of the young lions the Braves have on their pitching