Bud Black joins Angels organization as special assistant to GM

Bud Black has finally found a job. After striking out on finding a managing gig this offseason, coming close to landing the manager gig in Washington, the former Padres skipper will take his talents to Los Angeles and join the Angels organization as a special assistant to GM Billy Eppler. Black joining the team probably doesn’t mean […]

SEATTLE, WA – SEPTEMBER 09: Manager Lloyd McClendon #21 of the Seattle Mariners gestures as he asks for a replay review after Robinson Chirinos of the Texas Rangers was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning at Safeco Field on September 9, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The call stood and Chirinos was awarded first base on the play. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Lloyd McClendon

Lloyd McClendon is the new manager of… the Toledo Mud Hens

Good news for Lloyd McClendon: Nearly two months after being dismissed by the Seattle Mariners, he has a new managerial gig. The relatively surprising news: Legendary Lloyd is going to be the manager for the Toledo Mud Hens, the Triple-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers. We can’t necessarily call this bad news, right? I mean, McClendon will […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – SEPTEMBER 24: Trevor Plouffe #24 of the Minnesota Twins walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning of the game on September 24, 2015 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Indians defeated the Twins 6-3. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

If made available, Trevor Plouffe would interest the Angels

After the Twins won the posting for Korean first baseman Byung Ho Park, we wondered how the Twins would rectify their potential logjam at the corner infield and outfield positions. While no solution has even been broached yet, and hell, won’t be broached until the Twins actually sign Park, one possibility was the trade of […]

ATLANTA GA – OCTOBER 4: Lance Lynn #31 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches during the first inning of the second baseball game in a double header against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on October 4, 2015, in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Lance Lynn out for 2016 after having Tommy John surgery

Just as the MLB offseason kicks into gear, the St. Louis Cardinals suffer a significant blow to their starting rotation. Lance Lynn will be out for the entire 2016 season after having reconstructive surgery on his right elbow. Lance Lynn underwent Tommy John surgery today and will miss the 2016 season.

ARLINGTON, TX – OCTOBER 12: David Price #14 of the Toronto Blue Jays walks off the mound at the end of the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in game four of the American League Division Series at Globe Life Park in Arlington on October 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Reports: Cubs are “heavy favorites” to sign David Price

Free agency hasn’t even truly started yet, and the top free agent on the market is already getting tied to a team by multiple sources. David Price and the Cubs have seemingly been a match for months, and as the hot stove season begins to kick up, reports are beginning to indicate that Price will […]

Watch: Three Royals pummel Jimmy Kimmel with paintballs to settle bet

Bets between public figures on sporting events can often be lame. The mayor of one city bets the region’s favorite dish against the other city’s mayor, who offers up a case of his area’s best-known product. But celebrities can make such wagers more interesting, adding a little spice to events such as the World Series. […]

TORONTO, ON – OCTOBER 14: Jose Bautista #19 of the Toronto Blue Jays throws his bat up in the air after he hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers in game five of the American League Division Series at Rogers Centre on October 14, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Here’s your 2015 Postseason highlight video

You know how at the end of every NCAA Tournament, CBS rolls out the “One Shining Moment” video? Well, MLB Network rolled out a similar Postseason recap video reliving some of the images of the Postseason. Those Wild Card games feel so long ago…but really, what a Postseason. So many great games and memorable moments, […]

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 31: Michael Conforto #30 of the New York Mets hits a solo home run in the third inning against Chris Young #32 of the Kansas City Royals during Game Four of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field on October 31, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Michael Conforto gives Mets the lead with massive homer

The New York Mets got on the board first in Game 4 of the World Series thanks to this mammoth solo homer from Michael Conforto in the third inning. The Mets would add another run in the inning thanks to a Curtis Granderson sac fly that featured Alex Rios losing track of how many outs […]

WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 29: Manager Dan Jennings #26 of the Miami Marlins addresses the media before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 29, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Marlins fire general manager Dan Jennings

The Miami Marlins have made a somewhat surprising move, as the Miami Herald is reporting they’ve fired general manager Dan Jennings. The Marlins haven’t officially announced the move. Jennings has been with the team since 2002, and was named general manager in 2013. This season was a tumultuous one for him, as he fired manager […]

The Padres hire Andy Green as new manager

Andy Green will be the next manager of the San Diego Padres according to Bleacher Report’s Scott Miller. The Padres were reported to be deciding between Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Rick Sofield and former Minnesota Twins skipper Ron Gardenhire as the club’s new manager, so this move comes completely out of left field. The […]

in game two of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

Report: Don Mattingly nearing deal to become Marlins manager

It doesn’t look like former Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will be unemployed for long. According to a report from Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Mattingly and the Miami Marlins are nearing a deal that would make Mattingly the club’s third manager in less than a year, replacing Dan Jennings. Don Mattingly and the Marlins are […]

Fox loses TV feed for World Series broadcast

If a telecast of the World Series loses power so a national TV audience can’t watch the game, is anything happening on the field actually happening? The answer might actually be no, as far as MLB and Fox are concerned. During the fourth inning of Game 1 of the World Series, the Fox broadcast lost […]

KANSAS CITY, MO – OCTOBER 27: Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals runs the bases after hitting an inside the park home run in the first inning against the New York Mets during Game One of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Alcides Escobar’s inside-the-park home run gets Royals off to blazing start

If you bet on “inside-the-park home run” for how the first run of the 2015 World Series would be scored, congratulations! You are probably counting a lot of money right now. Game 1 of the World Series got off to an electrifying start for the home fans at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. Royals leadoff hitter Alcides […]

MLB pays tribute to Ernie Banks and Yogi Berra

Baseball lost a pair of larger than life legends this year, as both Ernie Banks and Yogi Berra passed away. MLB paid tribute to the pair with these videos. It’s a little dusty in here.

BOSTON, MA – MAY 1: Ben Cherington, general manager of the Boston Red Sox, watches the pregame action before a game with New York Yankees at Fenway Park May 1, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ben Cherington is joining Columbia’s faculty

What’s the next stop for former Boston Red Sox GM Ben Cherington? Well, despite Cherington being a popular name in front office circles for a GM position this winter, his next job will be about as far away from the front office as former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro’s new job as Red Sox first base […]