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Rumors and Rumblings: Bartolo Colon keeps chugging along
April 9th, 2017 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? One of the best moments of the season's first week was Bartolo Colon's triumphant return to Citi Field. Colon received a standing ovation from the New York Mets fans Wednesday night before his first start for the Atlanta Braves. The 43-year-old right-hander signed a one-year, $12.5 million contract...

Rumors and Rumblings: Sale makes Red Sox co-favorites with Cubs
February 14th, 2017 at 5:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** The beginning of spring training means an offseason of transactions finally springs to life when the players put on their new uniforms for the first time. Among the bigger moves of the winter included the Boston Red Sox acquiring left-hander Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox for a...

Atlanta Braves’ Chris Johnson Snubbed for Silver Slugger for Pittsburgh Pirates’ Pedro Alvarez
November 7th, 2013 at 7:44 AM
Many considered it a foregone conclusion that Atlanta Braves' third baseman Chris Johnson would take home his first career Silver Slugger Award, but he was snubbed on the National League side of things for Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez. ***VIDEO1*** The logic isn't exactly clear how Alvarez could be considered a...

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’ Dan Uggla is the New Jason Bay, Team Should Get Rid of Him
October 11th, 2013 at 8:44 AM
Dan Uggla was the highest paid player on the Atlanta Braves in 2013. He was also the worst player, providing further evidence that he has become Atlanta's Jason Bay, and the team needs to find a way to unload him. This is beyond Derek Lowe levels, when the Braves paid the...