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Los Angeles Dodgers Win Two Game Sweep in Season Opener Versus  Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia

Los Angeles Dodgers Win Two Game Sweep in Season Opener Versus Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia

By Galen Velonis March 23, 2014

The Los Angeles Dodgers victoriously completed their second game season opener today in Australia, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks seven to five. The Sports X-Change reported 38,079 people gathered in the Sydney Cricket Ground. Players Dee Gordon and Yasiel Puig together …

Alex Rodriguez Files Another Lawsuit Alex Rodriguez Files Another Lawsuit

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Sometimes the best offense is a good defense. Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees are not even in the post season and yet the third baseman remains a news headline. Out of the 13 players that were suspended this past season …

Lenny Dykstra to Leave Prison on Sunday Lenny Dykstra to Leave Prison on Sunday

Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra is set to be released from prison on Sunday, just 15 months into his three-year prison sentence. The Philadelphia Inquirer, which first reported the news, quotes a Dykstra biographer as saying he is …

Lewis Yocum Dies; MLB Orthopedist Was 65 Lewis Yocum Dies; MLB Orthopedist Was 65

Sports surgeon Dr. Lewis Yocum has died at the age of 65. According to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Yocum died in hospice care Saturday after a battle with liver cancer. “The Angels family and Major League Baseball have …

MLV TV Worker Dies of Heart Attack in Atlanta MLV TV Worker Dies of Heart Attack in Atlanta

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The Washington Nationals, who are finishing a four-game series with the Atlanta Braves today, are reporting that MLB TV cameraman Reuben Porras has died. The 61-year-old Porras suffered a heart attack at Turner Field in Atlanta on Wednesday while setting …

Grady Hatton Dies; MLB Player Was 90 Grady Hatton Dies; MLB Player Was 90

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Grady Hatton, a Major League Baseball player and a manager for the Houston Astros, has died at the age of 90. According to the Associated Press, Hatton died on Thursday, April 11 at his home in Warren, Texas. Hatton made …

Virgil Trucks Dies; MLB Pitcher Was 95 Virgil Trucks Dies; MLB Pitcher Was 95

MLB all-star pitcher Virgil Trucks has died at the age of 95. The Detroit News is reporting that Trucks was admitted to a hospital near his home in Calera, Alabama on March 21 for pneumonia. He died on March 23. …

Chipper Jones Yankees Rumors Shot Down Chipper Jones Yankees Rumors Shot Down

Earlier this week, the New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman stated that Larry “Chipper” Jones would be “perfect” for the Yankees. Now, Chipper Jones himself has shot the rumors down, much to the delight of Atlanta Braves fans. The …

Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order Dwight Gooden Threats Lead to Restraining Order

TMZ is reporting that former MLB pitcher Dwight Gooden has had a restraining order filed against him by his estranged wife. Monique Gooden had called police on March 1, claiming Gooden had made “terroristic threats.” A temporary restraining order has …

MLB’s Official Wireless Sponsor is Now T-Mobile MLB’s Official Wireless Sponsor is Now T-Mobile

Major League Baseball (MLB) and T-Mobile today announced a multi-year marketing partnership that makes T-Mobile the official wireless sponsor of MLB. As part of the deal, T-Mobile will “enhance” MLB games with its wireless technology. The agreement includes T-Mobile providing …

Rangers Owner Dies: Brad Corbett was 75

Brad Corbett, famous for his six years as the primary owner of the Texas Rangers Major League Baseball (MLB) team, has died at the age of 75. Corbett passed away at his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, December …

Pascual Pérez Dies at 55, MLB Player
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The baseball world loses a great and talented player today as we learn about the death of Pascual Pérez, a baseball player from the Dominican Republic who played for various American-based major league teams. At the start of Pérez’s career, …

Aroldis Chapman: Somersaulting Your Way To Victory

There’s a little unwritten rule in baseball about not showing up your opponents, so it makes sense that Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker was a little disappointed with his closing flame thrower of a closing pitcher after his antics, but …

Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results

On the heels of last week’s announcement that it would begin including answers from Encyclopedia Britannica among search results, Bing announced today that it’s got another timely offering of answers for this summer season. Now, when you search for a …

Josh Hamilton Hit 4 Home Runs In One Game

Last night Josh Hamilton became the 18th player in the 137 year history of Major League Baseball to hit 4 home runs in a single game. He hit two-run homers in the first, third and seventh innings and added another …

Bryce Harper's Arm Turns Into A Cannon
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In just about every professional sport, fans are on the lookout for the next one. Be it the next Michael Jordan, the next Lionel Messi, the next Peyton Manning, the next what-have-you. In baseball, the hunt for the next “Natural” …

Major League Baseball and Social Media [Infographic]

There’s no doubt that social media sites like Facebook and Twitter allow us to engage and interact with our favorite sports and sports personalities like never before and Major League Baseball is no exception. BanyanBranch.com brings us this next infographic …