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Rumors Have Steve Cohen Back as First Round Mets Bidder

Billionaire hedge fund manager Steve Cohen is apparently taking another stab at buying the New York Mets. According to rumors, Cohen is a last-minute participant in the first round of bidding for the MLB team. If the rumors are true, this would be Cohen’s second attempt to pry the Mets […]

The Washington Nationals will host the New York Yankees in the opening game of the 2020 MLB season. (Image: Jim McIssac/Getty)

Major League Baseball Releases 2020 Schedule, Opening Night Odds Posted

Major League Baseball unveiled its 2020 schedule on Monday night, revealing a campaign that begins with a two-game Opening Night slate on July 23. The 2020 schedule kicks off with the Washington Nationals hosting the New York Yankees, after which, the Los Angeles Dodgers will take on their traditional rivals, […]

Medical staff attend to Masahiro Tanaka (ground) after struck by a batted ball by teammate, Giancarlo Stanton (far left). (Image: Adam Hunger/AP)

Yankees Injury Report: Tanaka Line Drive Scare, LeMahieu Tests Positive

Kurozukoru means “close call” in Japanese. New York Yankees starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka, got drilled in the head with a scorching line drive off the bat of teammate Giancarlo Stanton during a practice game at Yankee Stadium. Tanaka got a stroke of luck with a “kurozukoru,” and didn’t suffer any […]

In June, David Price paid $1,000 to more than 200 minor league players in the Dodgers' farm system. (Image:Russ D. Franklin/AP)

Dodgers Lose David Price for 2020 Season, Red Sox Save $6 Million

Citing family health concerns, MLB pitcher David Price has opted out of the 2020 season. It’s a tough break for the Dodgers, who traded for Price in February. Meanwhile, the Red Sox could get a little CBT buffer due to the pitcher’s hiatus. One of the biggest trades leading into […]

The centerfield scoreboard at Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. (Image: Patrick Gorski/USA Today Sports)

LA Dodgers (38.5) Favorites in Adjusted NL Win Totals

Oddsmakers at PointsBet adjusted their win totals for the upcoming MLB season. The Los Angeles Dodgers appeared in the World Series twice in the past three seasons, and are the consensus favorites once again in the National League. The Dodgers have the best over/under win total in the NL at […]

The scoreboard embedded in the Green Monster at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Image: Marco Esquondoles/Boston Globe)

Adjusted MLB Win Totals: Yankees Top AL with 38.5 Over/Under

With the MLB season set to start at the end of July, bookies scrambled to adjust win totals across the board. In the American League, oddsmakers at PointsBet set the top win total at 38.5 over/under for the New York Yankees. The Yankees are the consensus favorite to win the […]

Florida is experiencing a spike in coronavirus cases that could threaten the return-to-play plans of several sports leagues. (Image: John Raoux/AP)

Florida Coronavirus Spike Threatens Potential Returns for MLB, NBA

The growing number of COVID-19 cases in Florida is impacting the return-to-play plans of several major sports that have pinned their hopes on coming back either in part, or entirely, on the Sunshine State. All Major League Baseball teams temporarily closed their spring training facilities after multiple clubs reported positive […]

LA Dodgers pitcher, Clayton Kershaw, squares around to bunt in a 2019 game at Dodger Stadium in LA. (Image: Kevork Djansezian/Getty)

MLB Proposes Universal DH in 2020 and 2021

Don’t tell Crash Davis, but Major League Baseball wants to install a universal designated hitter for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Pitchers will no longer bat and be subject to awkward hacks at the plate, or hunched over in a bunting stance. A full-time DH in the MLB will replace […]

Cardinals 1B Mark McGwire acknowledging the crowd at Busch Stadium in St. Louis after he hit home run #62 in 1998. (Image: Getty)

MLB HR Record: Ruth, Maris, McGwire, Bonds Home Run Kings

ESPN aired its latest 30 for 30 documentary film, “Long Gone Summer,” about the 1998 season when Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa chased the elusive MLB home run record previously held by Roger Maris (61 HR in 1961). Since the legendary Babe Ruth set the original HR record with 60 […]

The MLBPA and Major League Baseball have each released new proposals to start the season this week, with the two sides slowly getting closer to a consensus. (Image: Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports)

MLB, Players Closer to Deal as League Proposes 72-Game Season

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association are closing the gap between their respective ideas for starting the season, raising hopes that fans will see MLB action in 2020. The latest MLB proposal, sent to the players union on Friday afternoon, guarantees players 80% of their prorated salaries if […]

NY Yankees RF Aaron Judge congratulates SS Gleyber Torres after hitting a home run in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, NY. (Image: Julie Jacobson/AP)

Bronx Baby Bombers Favs to Clinch AL Pennant

Oddsmakers have pegged the New York Yankees as the consensus favorite to win the AL Pennant this season at 8/5 odds. The Yankees’ young stars — Aaron Judge, Gleyber Torres, and Gary “Kraken” Sanchez — have yet to play in the World Series together, but the Baby Bombers are the […]

The LA Dodgers celebrate an extra innings victory in Game 3 of the 2018 World Series. (Image: Thomas York/Getty)

LA Dodgers Favs to Snag Third NL Pennant Since 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, and Washington Nationals are the consensus top-three favorites to win the National League (NL) pennant in 2020, with the Dodgers the overall favorite at 8/5 odds to represent the NL in the World Series. According to a recent update by William Hill, the Dodgers […]