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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...

Atlanta Braves Could Make Push for Big Name Starting Pitcher in Offseason
October 12th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
The Atlanta Braves will start 2014 with mostly the same starting rotation as this season, but they could make a move to land a big name starting pitcher on the free agent market. It's pretty much assumed that Paul Maholm and Freddy Garcia are on their way out, and Tim Hudson's...

“Fire Fredi Gonzalez” Crowd Apparently Didn’t Follow Atlanta Braves Much This Season
October 10th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
A lot of people are putting the blame for the Atlanta Braves' four-game exit from the National League Division Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers squarely on the shoulders of Fredi Gonzalez. A lot of those people are also calling for him to be fired. Stop it. Seriously, just stop. It was understandable...