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Masahiro Tanaka Dominating MLB Hitters

Masahiro Tanaka Dominating MLB Hitters

By Brian Powell April 17, 2014

In the 2013-14 Major League Baseball offseason, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, a Japanese major league baseball team, listed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka as an available player to the MLB postings at a fee of $20 million. Shortly following the listing, …

Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts

Yankees star Derek Jeter hit the field this week for his first baseball workout of 2014. The short stop is attempting a comeback after his season ended early last year due to an ankle injury. The team captain could only …

Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension

Following an extended suspension, Alex Rodriguez has decided to fight back and has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players’ union. He has been attacked throughout his career, and hated by a number of people for a …

Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million From Yankees Shin-Soo Choo Turns Down $140 Million From Yankees

Off-season acquisitions have been the talk of Major League baseball since the Red Sox won the World Series, with the Yankees’s acquisition of Red Sox infielder Jacoby Ellsbury potentially being the most impressive and productive move so far. However, Shin-Soo …

Robinson Cano is Done Wearing Pinstripes Robinson Cano is Done Wearing Pinstripes

Robinson Cano will not retire a New York Yankee. The five-time All-Star has reportedly signed a 10-year, $240 million contract to play second base for the Seattle Mariners, according to ESPNdeportes.com. The contract also features a full no-trade clause. Wondering …

Jacoby Ellsbury Is New York Yankees Bound Jacoby Ellsbury Is New York Yankees Bound

Jacoby Ellsbury is moving on to the New York Yankees as he agreed to a seven year deal on Tuesday night. Ellsbury, who was part of the Boston Red Sox World Series winning team this past year and who had …

Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books Derek Jeter Launches His Own Line Of Books

Well it is certainly not often that we hear about an athlete doing something like this, but in an odd move, Derek Jeter has turned to literature. The all-star baseball player revealed that he would be launching his own line …

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 …

Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum After Two Awful Seasons Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum After Two Awful Seasons

In not-surprising news at all, the Chicago Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum today. Sveum, who had little coaching experience (Sveum had previously served as the Red Sox third base coach in 2004-05 and as an interim manager of the Brewers …

Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium Mariano Rivera Bids Farewell to Yankee Stadium

In a sport that has been marred in recent years by steroids investigations and doping scandals, there are still some shining lights. However, perhaps the brightest star in baseball had his black dwarf moment Thursday night. After coming into the …

Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB Alex Rodriguez, 12 others suspended by MLB

While speaking at a press conference before tonight’s game Alex Rodriguez called the last seven months of his life a “nightmare”. Unfortunately for A-rod, he will not be waking up anytime soon. Major League Baseball handed down punishment today of …

Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban Alex Rodriguez May Face Lifetime Ban

Major League Baseball’s battle with performance enhancing drugs has been widely documented, including here on WPN, but the latest string of players being persecuted for use is starting to show just how damage the fight can be to the sport. …

MLB Suspension Rumors: Braun, A-Rod In Deep Trouble MLB Suspension Rumors: Braun, A-Rod In Deep Trouble
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Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers and Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees are facing major suspensions from the MLB over the use of performance enhancing drugs. The two players – along with 18 others – could be slapped …

Bernando LaPallo Visits New York Yankees Bernando LaPallo Visits New York Yankees
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If someone were to tell me that 111-year old Bernando LaPallo has, in fact, seen it all, it would be hard to dispute. That, however, would not have been accurate, at least until incredibly well looking LaPallo arrived at Yankees …

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 …

New York Yankees Make Video To Support Bully Film New York Yankees Make Video To Support Bully Film
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As a Red Sox fan, it can be hard to find things to like about the New York Yankees. They are, after all, baseball’s Evil Empire, the devil in pinstripes, the perennial rival and sometime dasher-of-hopes to my beloved team. …

New Era Takes Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry To Facebook New Era Takes Red Sox/Yankees Rivalry To Facebook

As more and more companies feel secure diverting traffic from their .com site to Facebook as means of promotion, we’ll see more stuff like this latest offering from New Era. Making use of John Krasinski and all-of-a-sudden prominent Alec Baldwin, …