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Indians manager Francona feeling better, excited for 2021
Terry Francona's feeling more fit and a little feisty. That's welcome news for the Cleveland Indians.
New Cubs president Hoyer’s goal: Retool team but stay competitive
Jed Hoyer's time as the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations has just begun, but it's closing on the Cubs' championship-winning core.
White Sox to host Yankees in Field of Dreams game on Aug. 12
The Chicago White Sox will host the New York Yankees in the rescheduled Field of Dreams game at Dyersville, Iowa, on Aug. 12.
Mets abandon baseball president search, to look for GM
The New York Mets have abandoned their search for a president of baseball operations and will instead focus on hiring a GM.
Robinson Canó suspended 162 games by MLB after drug test
The Mets second baseman was suspended for 162 games by Major League Baseball after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Theo Epstein steps down after 9 seasons leading Cubs
Theo Epstein, who transformed the long-suffering Cubs and helped bring home a drought-busting championship in 2016, is stepping down after nine seasons as president of baseball operations.
Schilling, Clemens, Bonds lead candidates on Hall ballot
Curt Schilling, Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds are the leading candidates returning to baseball's Hall of Fame ballot in a year without any favorites among the new names.
Kim Ng ready to bear the torch as baseball’s 1st female GM
The Miami Marlins' new general manager sat at home plate in the team's ballpark Monday, reflecting on her path to making history.
LHP Drew Smyly, Braves agree to $11 million, 1-year contract
The Braves were impressed with left-hander Drew Smyly's strikeout ratio and an increase in velocity.
White Sox say they understand ‘seriousness’ of La Russa case
The White Sox are sticking with new manager Tony La Russa for now, saying they understand the "seriousness" of his latest drunken driving case.
Hall of Fame Dodgers manager Lasorda hospitalized in ICU
Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized in Southern California.
Ng's journey to Marlins GM serves as inspiration
Michael Holley and Michael Smith react to the Marlins making Kim Ng the first female and Asian-American GM in MLB history, while also discussing her perseverance and journey from an intern to general...
'Groundbreaking': Ng the first female GM in MLB
Kim Ng has been named the general manager of the Miami Marlins, making her the first woman and Asian American to serve as GM in major league baseball history.
Angels hire Braves’ Perry Minasian as new general manager
The Braves assistant general manager will replace Billy Eppler in Los Angeles.
Braves’ Freeman wins NL MVP, White Sox slugger Abreu gets AL
Freeman's win comes after a serious battle with COVID-19 over the summer.
Cleveland’s Bieber, Cincinnati’s Bauer win Cy Young Awards
Shane Bieber was the unanimous winner of the AL Cy Young Award, and Trevor Bauer became the first Reds player to take home the NL honor.
Lewis, Williams win Rookie of the Year awards
Kyle Lewis and Devin Williams are the Rookies of the Year in Major League Baseball. Michael Holley and Michael Smith explain what it means for the future success of the sport.
White Sox manger La Russa charged with DUI
Michael Smith and Michael Holley wonder why Tony La Russa was named the Chicago White Sox manager based on his demeanor and especially following charges that stem from a second DUI.
Don Mattingly, Kevin Cash win Manager of the Year awards
It's a Sunshine State sweep for skippers, as Miami’s Don Mattingly wins the NL Manager of the Year and Tampa Bay's Kevin Cash receives the AL award.
Luhnow files $22M breach of contract lawsuit against Astros
Former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the team, seeking more than $22 million in salary owed.
Rays’ Arozarena wins Babe Ruth award as postseason MVP
Tampa Bay outfielder Randy Arozarena won the Babe Ruth award as the postseasons Most Valuable Player.
Nationals invite Joe Biden to toss first pitch
The Washington Nationals are making their pitch to President-elect Joe Biden.
Tigers hire Coolbaugh, Lombard, Hale to coaching staff
The Detroit Tigers hired Scott Coolbaugh as hitting coach, George Lombard as bench coach and Chip Hale as third base coach.
Lefty Robbie Ray, Blue Jays reach $8M, 1-year deal
Pitcher Robbie Ray and the Toronto Blue Jays reached agreement on a one-year, $8 million deal, making him the first of 181 free agents to get a new contract.
Turner will not be disciplined by MLB
Justin Turner won't be disciplined for coming onto the field to celebrate the World Series title with his Dodgers teammates after a positive COVID-19 test.
Mets GM Van Wagenen, others out as Cohen takes over team
General manager Brodie Van Wagenen and many of his top aides left the Mets less than an hour after Steve Cohen announced he completed his $2.4 billion purchase of the team.
Holley: Sox make shrewd move in rehiring Cora
Michael Holley and Mike Smith discuss whether the Red Sox made the right call in rehiring Alex Cora after the manager's yearlong suspension for his involvement in the Astros' sign-stealing scandal.
Smith: MLB should have dropped hammer on Turner
Michael Holley and Michael Smith examine the MLB statement on COVID-positive Justin Tucker in real time and share their frustrations with how the league handled the situation.
Red Sox rehire Alex Cora
The Red Sox are bringing back Alex Cora, rehiring the manager that led them to the 2018 World Series title less than a year after the team let him go.
Arenado, Gordon each win 8th Gold Glove
Nolan Arenado won his eighth consecutive Gold Glove and Mookie Betts snared his fifth in a row.
Mookie Betts, Jacob deGrom in the mix for historic NL awards
Betts looks to become the second player to win the MVP award in each league.
Jon Lester option declined by Cubs, lefty becomes free agent
Jon Lester’s $25 million mutual option for 2021 was declined by the Cubs, completing a $155 million, six-year contract.
Rangers decline $18M option on Kluber after shoulder injury
The Rangers declined the $18 million option on Corey Kluber, who lasted just one inning in his only start before a shoulder injury ended his season.
Buehler: Dodgers 'support' Turner's celebration
Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler joins Rich Eisen to discuss L.A.'s World Series victory, finding out Justin Turner tested positive mid-game and his thoughts on Turner's controversial return to the field to...
MLB owners approve sale of Mets to Steve Cohen
Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is now the brand new owner of the New York Mets.
Fresh off suspension, Hinch takes over as Tigers manager
AJ Hinch is given a chance to return to MLB after he was fired by Houston in the wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.
Justin Turner fiasco a matter of life, death
Michael Smith says Justin Turner "put a lot of people in danger and he should pay a very heavy penalty for it" in the form of a fine, but Michael Holley says Turner deserves to be suspended.
White Sox reunite with Tony La Russa
Tony La Russa returns to manage the Chicago White Sox 34 years after they fired him.
Turner situation black eye on Dodgers' celebration
During Game 6 of the World Series, a positive COVID-19 test came back for Dodgers 3B Justin Turner, but he returned to the field to celebrate with his team.
MLB: Justin Turner violated protocols when he returned to field
Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated with his Dodgers teammates and he refused instructions from security to leave the field.
How Dodgers won first World Series since 1988
Michael Holley and Michael Smith examine the Dodgers' first World Series win in 32 years and how an "all-time blunder" stopped the Rays from forcing a Game 7.
Did analytics cost Rays a World Series title?
Dan Patrick questions the Rays' decision to sit pitcher Blake Snell and reacts to both Kevin Cash and Snell's comments
Passan: 'Baseball done a good job up until now'
Jeff Passan joins the Dan Patrick Show to discuss Dodgers' Justin Turner celebrating with teammates after being pulled from the game due to COVID-19 test and Rays' decision to sit Blake Snell.
Turner pulled during WS due to positive test
Dan Patrick reacts to the report on third baseman Justin Turner being pulled from Game 6 for a positive COVID-19 test, but seen celebrating with team following the win.
Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988; Justin Turner tests positive
The Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined.
Smith: Kershaw overcoming past in World Series run
Michael Holley and Michael Smith break down Games 4 and 5 of the 2020 World Series and how Clayton Kershaw is putting October woes behind him, while also wondering if the Rays can force a Game 7.
Why MLB's Manfred is pulling for Rays in Game 6
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred shares why he wants to see the Rays take down the Dodgers in Game 6 of the World Series.
Manfred on which 2020 rule changes could return
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred gives some intel on which 2020 rule changes could return next year.
Clayton Kershaw stops steal of home, hands Dodgers 3-2 Series lead
Clayton Kershaw beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the second time in six days as the Dodgers held on for a 4-2 win and a 3-2 World Series lead.
Rays walk off for 8-7 win over Dodgers to even World Series
Tears of joy, smacks of celebration, and a crucial, crazy win for the scrappy Tampa Bay Rays.