Tag Archives: BaseBall

What do MLB players without kids think?

Adam LaRoche, his son Drake and Chicago White Sox management have given us the most unexpectedly contentious topic of baseball’s spring training this year: How often should kids be allowed…

Angels’ Taylor Ward has earned his ticket to big league camp

It isn’t exactly unheard of for a first-round draft pick to be invited to the very next big league spring training camp. However, in the case of the Los Angeles…

Roberts hire by Dodgers doubles number of black managers in MLB

Before Dusty Baker was hired by the Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball was in danger of having no African-American managers something that hadn’t happened in almost 30 years. Then last…

How rule will prevent Korean teammates from coming to MLB together

The problem: Korean Baseball Organization rules prevent a team from accepting bids on two players in the same season through the posting system, the official conduit that sends Koreans under…

MLB has no black managers following McClendon’s dismissal

Here’s a stat Major League Baseball would like to change: There are no African-American managers in the game. Next season could be the first year since 1987 there isn’t at…

Cubs’ not-so-secret weapon: Manny (sort of) being Manny

Manny Ramirez’s latest gig with the Cubs is proof that if you hang around the game long enough, you’ll see it all. Asked to describe Ramirez’s role, manager Joe Maddon…