With a historically thin free agent market at 3B, the Miami Marlins announced today that they have extended current third-baseman, Martin Prado. The deal is for three years, $40M which would keep the 32 year old veteran on the Marlins until 2019.
Murphy’s injury might not be fully healed in the next week, which could cause him to miss some playoff games. Murphy is batting .347 with 25 HR and 104 RBI in 141 games this year.
Dee Gordon, a left handed batter, took the first pitch of the Marlins first inning from the right handed batters box in honor of Fernandez, and two pitches later hit one of the most emotional home runs we have seen in a long time.
New York Mets starting pitcher, Jacob deGrom will undergo season ending elbow surgery later this week. This comes as a huge blow to a Mets team who is in the thick of a tight NL Wildcard race.
Major League Baseball in September is an odd time of year. A handful of teams are competing for playoff berths. Most teams are wrapping up another disappointing year. But every team hazes their rookies.
The current MLB season isn’t even over, but the schedule for 2017 is all set. For the most part, things are pretty ho-hum, but there are some intriguing matchups and some notable omissions from the 2017 MLB Schedule.
With a month left in the Major League Baseball season, the playoff races are heating up. The Chicago Cubs look poised to finish the regular season with the best record in the Majors, thanks to Kris Bryant.
On June 26, 2001, Pittsburgh Pirates manager Lloyd McClendon took issue with some questionable calls made by first base umpire Rick Reed. After one of the calls, McClendon stormed onto the field, argued vehemently and was ejected. Instead of simply leaving, McClendon went over and pulled first base out of the ground and carried it off the field, eventually throwing it into the dugout.
In a sport where every substitution in the field comes with a corresponding change to your lineup – the DH rule sticks out like a sore thumb.