Jose Bautista finally picked up his first homer as a Met on Friday night.
by: Doug Glanville — NBC Sports Chicago 20 Jun
Amid Alex Rodriguez's comments regarding Addison Russell potentially not being prepared on Sunday Night Baseball because of an off day, Doug Glanville offers his perspective from a former player.
by: Scott Boeck — USA Today 18 Jun
Roberto Osuna, the Blue Jays closer, did not appear in the court Monday at Old City Hall in Toronto. Osuna's lawyer said he will plead not guilty.
by: Jeff J. Snider — Baseball Essential 15 Jun
Over at MLB.com, Matt Kelly has a great article about “unbreakable” MLB records. It includes some of the ones you’d expect (Nolan Ryan‘s career strikeouts, Barry Bonds‘ single-season walks record, etc.) and a few you might not know about (Jody Davis...
by: Scott Boeck — USA Today 8 Jun
San Diego reliever plead not guilty to charges of assault with a deadly weapon, criminal damage and intimidation.
by: Matthew Habel — SweetSpot: Redleg Nation 5 Jun
Last week’s news that the four-man outfield rotation was over, or at the very least on hold, probably did not come as a surprise to anyone, given how poor the overall performance has been. It makes…
by: Paul Hoynes, cleveland.com — Cleveland.com 29 May
Report out of Dominican Republic says Jose Ramirez is facing an 80-game suspension for a positive PED test.
by: Daniel Shepard — Fansided: Cubbies Crib 27 May
Everyone remembers the name, Starlin Castro. It was what the Chicago Cubs were about. But lo and behold, time took the Cubs superstar and put him somewhere...
by: Rick Soisson — Fansided: Call To The Pen 25 May
Sometimes MLB fans complain they didn't get their money's worth at a game. On these five days in MLB history, that was not the case. To sensible fans, &quo...
Welington Castillo is the 1st Chicago baseball player suspended under MLB's drug policy. Here are the other 87 players since 2005.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 25 May
Players that have been suspended for violations of the Major League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program since 2005 when testing with penalties for first violations began.
by: Scott Boeck — USA Today 24 May
Welington Castillo becomes the second prominent player in the past 10 days to suspended 80 games for a failed drug test.