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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Adrian Gonzalez Will Catch One in Ribs for “Mickey Mouse” Ears: Video
October 17th, 2013 at 8:32 AM
Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez decided to tweak St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright for saying his antics after hitting a double in game three of the National League Championship Series were "Mickey Mouse." ***VIDEO1*** So, after hitting a go-ahead homer in the third inning of game five, Gonzalez mimicked...

Atlanta Braves GM Frank Wren Has Blunt Words for Dan Uggla
October 15th, 2013 at 6:37 PM
Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren is pulling no punches when it comes to Dan Uggla's horrendous three years with the team. Essentially, he said something needs to change now. With two years and $26 million left on Uggla's contract, he battled vision problems in 2013 en route to a .179...

Major League Umpire Wally Bell Dies at Age 48
October 14th, 2013 at 11:59 PM
Major League Baseball lost one of its own Monday, when umpire Wally Bell passed away at the age of 48 due to a heart attack, vindy.com reports. Bell started his MLB umpiring career in 1993. He umpired the 2006 World Series and three All-Star Games as well as this year's National...

Atlanta Braves Reassign Brian Snitker to Manage Triple-A Gwinnett, Promote Doug Dascenzo to Third Base Coach
October 14th, 2013 at 3:47 PM
There will only be one difference in the Atlanta Braves' coaching staff in 2014. Brian Snitker has been reassigned to manage Triple-A Gwinnett. Doug Dascenzo has been promoted to take Snitker's place as third base coach. Dascenzo spent 13 years managing in the San Diego Padres minor league system before spending the last two...

FOX Broadcasters Jinxing No-Hitters in American League Championship Series
October 13th, 2013 at 10:52 PM
Tim McCarver can't retire soon enough. He's jinxed no-hitters two nights in a row for the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series. He, along with fellow FOX announcer Joe Buck, couldn't wait to talk about Anibal Sanchez's no-no bid in Saturday's win over the Boston Red Sox. Max Scherzer's...