Commissioner Manfred Provides Financial Update

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Commissioner Manfred Speaks on the Finances of Baseball This week, Barry Bloom of Sportico interviewed MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred regarding the financial state of baseball. According to Commissioner Manfred, “Major League Baseball’s 30 clubs have amassed an unprecedented $8.3 billion [dollars] of debt from their various lenders.” Even if you are not working in the […] READ MORE


St. Louis Cardinals Getting Back to Full Force

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The St. Louis Cardinals are getting back to full force following 16 days without games due to a COVID-19 outbreak. The Cardinals missed 18 games after 10 players and eight staff members tested positive for COVID-19. This hiatus marked the longest midseason break not caused by a strike in MLB history. St. Louis is 9-8 […] READ MORE


New York Yankees News and Notes

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It has been an eventful week for the New York Yankees. After getting swept by the Tampa Bay Rays, they now currently sit in second place in the AL East. As big of a blow that is, that is not the only event currently shaking the Bronx Bombers. There are also postponed games and, of […] READ MORE


New York Yankees Closer Aroldis Chapman Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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 According to Yankees manager Aaron Boone, six-time all-star closer, Aroldis Chapman, has tested positive for the coronavirus. Chapman is the third Yankee to test positive for the coronavirus, after his teammates, D.J LeMahieu and Luis Cessa tested positive earlier in the week. Boone also said that Chapman has had mild symptoms with the virus. Chapman […] READ MORE


2019 World Series Teams Cancel Team Workouts Monday

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Washington Nationals and Houston Astros Cancel Team Workouts The Washington Nationals and Houston Astros announced that they cancelled their team workouts for Monday. This comes after it was revealed that both teams had experienced delays with getting the results from their COVID-19 tests. Both teams underwent the testing process on Friday but are still awaiting […] READ MORE


Coronavirus Outbreak Reported at Phillies Training Facility

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According to nbcsports.com, a coronavirus outbreak has hit the Philadelphia Phillies training facility. BREAKING: Coronavirus outbreak at Phillies camp — 8 positive tests. Story herehttps://t.co/YhBRXdgksX — Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyNBCS) June 19, 2020 Cases Currently, five Phillies players and and three staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus. Multiple team personnel including players and coaches […] READ MORE


St. Louis Cardinals Prepare for Return

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It seems that states across the country are starting to re-open businesses and sports are slowly making a return. This has led to the MLB to begin discussing how, and when, they will resume play. The St. Louis Cardinals are among the clubs trying to prepare their team for a season in 2020. Sources told […] READ MORE


Results of COVID-19 Antibody Study Released

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MLB Results From Coronavirus Anti-Body Test Today, the results of the COVID-19 antibody study that MLB participated in were released. Jeff Passan of ESPN had the news first on Twitter. News: 60 of the 5,754 participants in the study of MLB employees tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies. The prevalence of 0.7%, adjusted for error, was […] READ MORE


Miguel Marte Former Oakland A’s Minor Leaguer Dies of COVID-19

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Former Oakland Athletics minor league player Miguel Marte has died from complications from COVID-19. Marte who is 30 years old died this past Tuesday. Marte had been living in New Jersey working as a truck driver. A’s minor-leaguer Miguel Marte dies of COVID-19 https://t.co/dAxZx1I8vi — Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) May 1, 2020 Marte’s Career Marte was […] READ MORE


Cleveland Indians Commit to Paying Majority of Full-Time Staff

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Majority of Tribe Full-Time Employees Receive Good News The Cleveland Indians became the first club to commit to paying most of their full-time employees through at least June 30th. Jeff Passan of ESPN first reported the news on Twitter. Part-time workers and interns with the Indians have been furloughed, with the potential to make the […] READ MORE