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  1. New Yankees blog: Bronx Baseball Daily

    Rob Neyer

    An official welcome aboard to Rob Abruzzese and his Bronx Baseball Daily blog, our new Yankees blog for the SweetSpot network. Rob has run Bronx Baseball Daily since 2008 and is also a contributor to ESPNNewYork, covering high school sports. Be su...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  2. MLB gives Charlie Hustle one-day furlough

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, better late than never. John Fay: The Reds have secured permission to honor Pete Rose on the 25th anniversary of him breaking Ty Cobb's all-time hit record. In an ironic twist, Rose's first official appearance on the field in Cincinnati sin...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  3. Should the Mets try to dump K-Rod?

    Rob Neyer

    This story just keeps getting better. Or worse. Or something: - New York Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb while allegedly striking the grandfather of his children last week at Citi Field, a team official s...

    Blog | August 16, 2010
  4. San Jose to vote on ballpark for A's

    Rob Neyer

    With everyone west of the Bay and north of the Bay and east of the Bay and south of the Bay still waiting for some official word on the fate of the Athletics, San Jose's mayor has scheduled a ballot measure for this fall ... and Major League Baseball...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  5. Will MLB survive three days in K.C.?

    Rob Neyer

    Could this be any more obnoxious to any non-Chicagoans who live in the Central Time Zone? It was made official on Wednesday that the 2012 MLB All-Star game will be played in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium, home of everyone's favorite lovable loser...

    Blog | June 17, 2010
  6. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are giving it 120 percent of their maximum effort ...,p. OK, it's (semi-)official: Ben Zobrist is one of a kind, and Robinson Cano is the best second baseman in the American League (if not the world) . Anybody who's read "The Bill...

    Blog | June 16, 2010
  7. No. 5 Starter Watch: Reds choose Leake

    Rob Neyer

    Well, it's (almost) official ... According to Mark Wood, the Reds have finally chosen their No. 5 starter: The fifth starter has been determined. It's Mike Leake, although the Reds have not announced anything. Travis Wood learned first and returned...

    Blog | April 02, 2010
  8. It's official: Jason Heyward's a Brave

    Rob Neyer

    If you're a baseball fan, this might be the spring's best news: Braves manager Bobby Cox informed Jason Heyward this morning that he has made the team. The top Braves propsect will open the season as the Braves right fielder. Cox said he told...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  9. Dodgers surprise with Opening Day nod

    Rob Neyer

    It's not official yet, but apparently the Dodgers' Opening Day starter will be ... Vicente Padilla? Yes, and this might rank as one of the biggest surprises of late March. True Blue LA's reaction: Padilla was so hated in Texas that when he was re...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  10. Have Yankees decided on No. 5?

    Rob Neyer

    There's been no announcement, but Joel Sherman thinks the Yankees have essentially set their rotation: In the next few days, Joe Girardi will make it official that Phil Hughes is the Yankees' fifth starter. There are still meetings this week, st...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  11. Rangers' rotation set ... but short

    Rob Neyer

    According to Jeff Wilson, the Ranger rotation is set: Rich Harden, the Texas Rangers' biggest free-agent pitching acquisition during a busy off-season, appears on course to be the club's Opening Day starter. Team officials will meet today to dis...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  12. Royals' pitching prospect walks away

    Rob Neyer

    The more things change ... from Bob Dutton and the Kansas City Star: Left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy, one of the Royals' top prospects, left camp late Tuesday night after informing club officials that he was quitting baseball. "Danny informed us...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  13. A year later, A's still in limbo

    Rob Neyer

    Did you hear the news about the possible relocation of the Athletics? If not, don't worry; the news isn't new: Baseball commissioner Bud Selig met with Oakland Athletics officials on Sunday in regard to a new stadium but said there is no timetable ...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  14. How history will consider Nats, Dukes

    Rob Neyer

    We have, via official tweets from the Nationals' PR office, this from president Stan Kasten: "I know of no 'incident' as it pertains to Elijah Dukes and his unconditional release today. People who are saying this don't know what they're talking about...

    Blog | March 17, 2010
  15. Marlins (officially!) chided for thrifty ways

    Rob Neyer

    Remember all that talk about poor teams pocketing revenue-sharing money instead of spending it to improve the club? Well, it looks like one of those clubs got its hand caught in the cookie jar. From an official joint statement from the Players Associ...

    Blog | January 12, 2010
  16. Angels paying Matsui what he's worth

    Rob Neyer

    With Vladimir Guerrero gone, the Angels need a new designated hitter. And according to Tyler Kepner, they've (almost) got one: According to an official involved in the negotiations, Matsui agreed with the Angels on Monday. The official was grant...

    Blog | December 14, 2009