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The former owner of the South Florida clinic that supplied performance-enhancing substances to Major League Baseball players and other athletes has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
Pitch clocks — though they would bother me as a baseball purist — make sense. But eliminating defensive shifts is just plain brainless. You’re going to take strategy out of the game to produce more runs?
Determined to remain relevant with current American culture, our two newest governors of sport rocked our world this week.
“The second set of changes that I would look at is related, and that relates to injecting additional offense in the game,” Manfred told ESPN. “For example, things like eliminating shifts. I would be open to those sorts of ideas.”
Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games. Commissioner Bud Selig made the announcement at the conclusion of baseball’s owners meetings.
Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.
For country music superstar Jason Aldean, it all comes down to the strategy of baseball and the pageantry of college football.
The Oregon native has been a member of the big-league staff since 1986 and is a crew chief. He worked the World Series in 1998, 2001 and 2004.
The former owner of the clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s recent performance-enhancing drug scandal had his bail revoked Monday because of recent positive tests for cocaine use.
Teams will be limited to three trips to the mound by managers, coaches and catchers during a game, except for pitching changes, under experimental speedup rules to be used during the Arizona Fall League.
Welcome to Yankee Stadium, where security measures now resemble those at the airport. And starting next season, that will be the case at every ballpark in the big leagues.
The World Series seems almost like an afterthought in national sports coverage. It takes a back seat to the NFL and even college football.
Minutes after he was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner, Rob Manfred didn’t want to discuss what great issues he expects to take on when he succeeds Selig on Jan. 25.
Rob Manfred has been elected baseball’s 10th commissioner and will succeed Bud Selig in January.
Major League Baseball said Wednesday that the right-hander tested positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone in violation of the Minor League drug prevention and treatment program.