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MLB: Opening Day Observations

With Sunday night’s season opener between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals, and the other 28 MLB teams participating in a full slate of game’s Monday, the 2015 major league baseball season is officially underway. Here are some observations about Opening Day 2015: You want the long ball? We got the long ball: There were […]

Twins Ervin Santana Receives 80-Game PED Suspension

The MLB announced Friday that Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been suspended for 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Santana, who signed a 4-year, $55 million free agent contract with the Twins in December, tested positive for the PED stanozolol, and his suspension is effective immediately. The 32 year-old […]

Get ‘Rick’ or Die Tryin’: Red Sox Send Cespedes to Tigers for Pitcher Porcello

While the Boston Red Sox may have missed out on re-signing Jon Lester, the team has quickly taken to the task of recreating its starting rotation, acquiring pitcher Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers.Thursday, in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, and pitchers Alex Wilson and Gabe Speier. The deal for Porcello comes just a day after […]