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Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Hannah Foslien/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has officially signed with RocNation Sports, the sports agency started by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. Sabathia had been with Legacy Sports Group his entire career, but will now be r…

Cox, Torre, La Russa Elected to Hall Of Fame

Cox, Torre, La Russa Elected to Hall Of Fame

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) — Retired managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa were unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, by the expansion era committee.Cox managed for 29 years in the big leagues…

Wladimir Balentien Sets HR Record In Japan

Wladimir Balentien Sets HR Record In Japan

Denis Poroy/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Yakult Swallows outfielder Wladimir Balentien belted his 56th and 57th homers on Sunday, breaking the single-season home run record of the Nippon Professional Baseball league. The previous mark of 55 was set by former…

Minor League Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter

Minor League Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter

iStockphoto(COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.) — Right-handed starting pitcher Brad Allen tossed a no-hitter as the South Bend Silver Hawks blanked the West Michigan Whitecaps Saturday night, 2-0 in the Class A Midwest League.Allen, in his first season in the Ariz…

Braves Win Ninth Straight

Braves Win Ninth Straight

Rob Carr/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Paul Maholm pitched 7 2/3 innings of scoreless ball, leading the Atlanta Braves to their ninth straight win by beating the Washington Nationals 9-0 Sunday.
The win gave the Braves the series sweep.
Nationals starter…

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for Record $2.1 Million

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for Record $2.1 Million

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — The most sought-after and valuable baseball card ever made, the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card, sold for a record-breaking $2.1 million in an online auction on Saturday morning.
The card was being auctioned by Goldin Auctions, …

Puerto Rico Eliminates Team USA

Puerto Rico Eliminates Team USA

Tom DiPace/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images(MIAMI) — Nelson Figueroa got the best of the USA on Friday night.  The 38-year-old led his team to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic on Friday with big six inning performance in Puerto Rico’s…

Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Barry Gossage/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Adam Jones doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth-inning, and Eric Hosmer hit a three-run double in the ninth leading the U.S. past Canada 9-4 Sunday, in Group D play of the World Baseball C…

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Canada And Mexico Brawl During The World Baseball Classic

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(PHOENIX) –  Things turned a bit ugly on Saturday at the World Baseball Classic.
Several players threw punches in an all-out brawl during the ninth inning of Canada’s 10-3 win over Mexico in Pool D play.
The fights …

Miami: Our Drug Policy Is Tough; No Positive Steroid Tests for Players

Miami: Our Drug Policy Is Tough; No Positive Steroid Tests for Players

Joel Auerbach/Getty Images(CORAL GABLES, Fla.) — The University of Miami released a statement Thursday in the wake of a Miami New Times report that links Miami Hurricanes trustee Alex Rodriguez with a group of baseball players listed in records of a d…

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miami Marlins signed infielder Placido Polanco to a one-year, $2.75 million contract Thursday.The 37-year-old two-time All-Star can also earn an additional $125,000 in incentives if he appear…

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Marlins Sign Placido Polanco to One-Year Deal

Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Miami Marlins signed infielder Placido Polanco to a one-year, $2.75 million contract Thursday.The 37-year-old two-time All-Star can also earn an additional $125,000 in incentives if he appear…

Carpenter Blasts Cardinals Past Giants

Carpenter Blasts Cardinals Past Giants

Elsa/Getty Images(ST. LOUIS) — The St. Louis Cardinals received help from an unlikely source. Utilityman Matt Carpenter, who came into the game in the second inning for injured star Carlos Beltran, hit a two-run home run which ended up being the diffe…

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND) — Brett Anderson, who hadn’t pitched since Sept. 19 when he suffered an oblique injury, threw six scoreless innings for the Oakland Athletics, leading the A’s to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of their …

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Athletics Stay Alive, Shut Down Tigers 2-0

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(OAKLAND) — Brett Anderson, who hadn’t pitched since Sept. 19 when he suffered an oblique injury, threw six scoreless innings for the Oakland Athletics, leading the A’s to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 3 of their …

Giants Take Out Reds in 10, Stave Off Elimination

Giants Take Out Reds in 10, Stave Off Elimination

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) — The San Francisco Giants topped the Cincinnati Reds in 10-innings to stay alive in their best-of-five National League Division series.The Giants, who now trail in the series 2-1, scored in the top of the t…

Miguel Cabrera Becomes First Player in 45 Years to Win Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera Becomes First Player in 45 Years to Win Triple Crown

Ed Zurga/Getty Images(KANSAS CITY) — Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera on Wednesday night became the first player since 1967 to win Major League Baseball’s Triple Crown.
The Triple Crown, which requires a player to lead his league in batting…

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Out Indefinetely

Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw Out Indefinetely

MLB Photos(LOS ANGELES) — Cy Young award winner Clayton Kershaw has been scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he could be out longer than that.
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly announced Saturday that Kershaw will…

Liriano Flirts With No-No in WhiteSox Win

Liriano Flirts With No-No in WhiteSox Win

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(MINNEAPOLIS) — Traded away two months ago, Francisco Liriano took it to his former team on Saturday.
Liriano took a no-hitter into the seventh inning to help the Chicago White Sox win over the Minnesota twins 5-3 at Target…

Zito Shuts Down Dodgers

Zito Shuts Down Dodgers

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Barry Zito knew he was going to be pitching in a big game against a divison rival, and stepped up.
Zito, who has often been criticized by San Francisco Giants (79-61) fans after signing a sizable con…

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