Joe Musgrove, Padres Agree to Contract Extension

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Joe Musgrove is staying put with the San Diego Padres. Musgrove and the Padres agreed to a 5-year extension with their ace pitcher. The deal keeps Musgrove in his hometown, playing for his hometown team. According to MLB.com writer A.J. Cassavell, the extension is worth $100 million and takes effect next season. Additionally, it also […] READ MORE


Potential Landing Spots for Kenley Jansen

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Kenley Jansen is coming off one of the best seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In 2021, Jansen was the best closer in the NL, earning 38 saves with a 2.22 ERA in 69 appearances. Before his strong campaign, Jansen struggled. He’s never had an ERA higher than 3.70, and his 350 saves rank him […] READ MORE


Manny Pina Signed By Atlanta Braves

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The Atlanta Braves have signed veteran catcher Manny Pina to a two-year contract. It’s worth $8 million with a $4 million option for a third season. The agreement includes no buyout and will have 1% of Pina’s salary donated to the Atlanta Braves Foundation each season. It comes on the heels of last year’s re-signing […] READ MORE


Independent Baseball Leagues

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What does it mean to be independent? The simple answer found in the dictionary is not dependent. Read down a little further and Merriam-Webster states that it means to not be affiliated with a larger controlling unit. Simple and easy to understand. Independent Baseball Leagues Become Outlawed So what does independent mean to professional baseball? Well, […] READ MORE


What Chicago Cubs Week One Taught Us

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Baseball is back, and fans are in the stands at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs started their season off with a heavy dose of divisional matchups. Their first three-game series was against the Pittsburgh Pirates. They dropped the season opener but managed to win the final two games of the series. Unfortunately, their showdown with […] READ MORE


Colorado Rockies Jon Gray Starts Strong in 2021

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Jon Gray starts 2021 as one of the most promising and frustrating members of the Colorado Rockies during his tenure in professional baseball. He has received Rookie of the Year votes but also been in danger of being non-tendered just this past winter. However, despite his struggles, the 29-year-old righty has seemingly recaptured some magic […] READ MORE


MLB Inspecting Baseballs from Trevor Bauer

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After the Los Angeles Dodgers lost to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, the umpires kept several suspicious baseballs pitched by Trevor Bauer for MLB inspecting that were “brought to the umpire’s attention.” The baseballs allegedly had some sort of visual sign of a foreign substance as well as stickiness on them. MLB has recently announced […] READ MORE


San Francisco Giants Opening Week Notes

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Put a bow on Opening Week and file it away. Fans of the San Francisco Giants have already experienced firsthand the suspense, excitement, and disappointment that the game of baseball offers. Although one week is a short sample size, there is a lot to review. So, let’s take a deep dive into the Giants Opening […] READ MORE


Nick Castellanos Just Wants to Have Fun

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Over the last year and a half, Nick Castellanos has been a wonderful addition to the Cincinnati Reds. Whether it be his interviews, which remind some of Greg Poppovich, or his play on the field, he’s been a valuable asset to this team. This early in the season, he’s reminding everybody why he’s that guy. […] READ MORE


Bizarre Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Series

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The 2021 Los Angeles Dodgers opening series was against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field, in Colorado. Most people expected the Dodgers to win the four-game series, which they did. The Dodgers won three games and lost one — the Season Opener. All four games were good; however, something odd happened in each of them. […] READ MORE