Tag Archives: MLB

  • Derek Jeter to Retire from Baseball after 2014 Season

    Feb 12, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Derek Jeter has announced that the 2014 baseball season will be his last. The New York Yankees shortstop broke the news on his Facebook page Wednesday, stating he will retire at the end of next season. It signals the end of what will be a 17-year career for a player impervious to scandal, even as […]

  • Big Papi, Andrew McCutchen Bring ‘MLB Fan Cave’ to MTV2

    Nov 12, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Major League Baseball and MTV are teaming up on a new weekly TV series. Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, recently named the 2013 World Series MVP, and Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen will executive produce a 30-episode series to air on MTV2, MTV’s sister network targeting men, to premiere in April 2014. The […]

  • Alex Rodriguez Suspended Through End of 2014

    Aug 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *Major League Baseball came down heavy Monday on the players it found to have been involved with the South Florida clinic Biogenesis, suspending Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season and banning 12 others for 50 games, including three All-Stars: Nelson Cruz of the Texas Rangers, Everth Cabrera of the San Diego Padres […]

  • MLB to Honor Aretha Franklin, Bo Jackson before Civil Rights Game

    Jul 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Aretha Franklin and Bo Jackson will be honored at the 2013 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon next month, reports The AP. Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Franklin and Jackson will receive awards on Aug. 24 at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile before the annual Civil Rights Game. The White Sox will host the Rangers in […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The National Pastime

    Jul 22, 13 by Trevor Brookins 2 Comments

    *Once upon a time Alexis de Tocqueville, conducting a study of the United States, concluded that understanding baseball was critical to understanding the culture of American society at large. How could he come to such a conclusion? 1. American society celebrates individualism. The country was founded (and pushed westward settlement) based on the idea that […]

  • Major League Baseball Drops 50 Cent from All-Star Bash

    Jul 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments

    *50 Cent has been dropped from Major League Baseball’s upcoming All-Star Bash in NYC in the wake of his domestic violence scandal, reports TMZ. The rapper was charged with domestic violence last week following the alleged domestic dispute at his baby mama’s house in California in June, during which he allegedly kicked her and destroyed […]