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Bon Voyage, Manny Machado (and Other Tales from a Disappointed Dodger Fan)

        People recollect on where they were when historic events happen, JFK, The Challenger, Pearl Harbor or when Justin Timberlake flashed Janet Jackson’s boob during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII. On the most famous Sunday of the year our Lord 2004, I was sitting in front of my mom and […]

Padres Infield Should be Golden

PEORIA, Ariz. — On a back field at the Peoria Sports Complex on Saturday, Manny Machado, Ian Kinsler and Eric Hosmer had just finished turning their first around-the-horn double play together. As third-base coach Glenn Hoffman reached into his bag of baseballs, he made an astute observation. “That’s gold!” he shouted, hitting another fun go, […]

LEADING OFF: Astros celebrate, snow for Yanks, Bartolo time

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today:   PARTY TIME Jose Altuve and the Astros are set to celebrate their first World Series title when they play their home opener against Baltimore. Houston will unveil its championship banner before the game and give the ball to starter Charlie Morton, who was on […]

The Sports Greek In Arizona – Days 2 and 3

Tuesday it was back to Camelback Ranch to see the team the Dodgers share the complex with, the Chicago White Sox as they hosted the Texas Rangers.   The Sox scored all 10 runs in the first 3 innings as Doug Fister simply wasn’t sharp for the Rangers, leaving with one out in the third having […]

Arizona Day 1 Observations – Fullmer Sharp, Turner Hurt

Fresh off a five plus hour flight from Philadelphia to Phoenix I traveled to Salt River Fields, the beautiful home of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies to see the White Sox play the D-Backs.  Crush was more the word as we watched Carson Fullmer toss 4 no hit innings in a 15-2 blowout.  Matt […]

The Sports Greek Is Headed To Arizona

I’m headed to Arizona for the next few days to check out the Cactus League MLB action.   I’ll be attending a game or two each day and will be posting daily articles on the game as well as my experience in Arizona.   This is the first time I’ve been to Arizona since attending a D-Backs/Mets […]

Arrieta Signing Goes Beyond Diamond

  On Monday the Phillies signing of Jake Arrieta to a 3 year $75 million contract was made official and Tuesday the team introduced the 2015 NL CY Young Award Winner and 2016 World Series Champion to the media in Clearwater. There has been no bigger critic of this move than me. I’ve cited that […]

Moustakas rejoins Royals, Bonifacio draws drug suspension

On the day the Kansas City Royals welcomed back Mike Moustakas, they found out Jorge Bonifacio will miss half the season. Bonifacio was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Saturday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The outfielder was banned after a positive test for Boldenone. The ban will begin on opening […]

At 39, free agent Luke Scott eyes baseball comeback

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — If a major league team calls with a job offer, Luke Scott intends to be ready. So do Neil Walker, Nolan Reimold and Travis Snider, also among more than two dozen free agents working out at the IMG Academy. Scott looks around “Camp Jobless” — as some have dubbed the Major […]

The All Pro Nation Radio Network Is HERE…

Dear All Pro Nation Fans, Today we are excited to announce the launch of a new project by All Pro Nation. This new platform will be called “The All Pro Nation Radio Network.” We are constantly looking at ways to make our fan experience more enjoyable and we feel like The APN Radio Network will […]

Rich Eisen Rule: Beyond Ridiculous

Tuesday on his show Rich Eisen revealed that an “anonymous” MLB Executive told Eisen that a rule is being discussed in the MLB that would allow the manager of the trailing team to send up any three hitters he chooses.  You read that right ANY three hitters.  Yankees could send up Judge, Stanton and Sanchez […]

A’s will open 2019 season in Tokyo against Seattle

For the third time in 12 years, the A’s will play their season opener in Japan in 2019, The Chronicle has learned. The Japan opener has yet to be officially announced, but according to league and team sources, Oakland and Seattle will begin next season at the Tokyo Dome. The two clubs opened the 2012 […]