Having lost three games in a row and falling to 5.5 games back of the 2nd Wild Card spot, the Blue Jays are running out of time to justify being buyers ahead of the July 30 trade deadline. It’s very much been an up and down season for this talented...
Amid much fanfare during a 90-minute live event on ESPN-2 yesterday at Gas Works Park, the Seattle Kraken announced its first 30-players taken in the NHL Expansion Draft. Of course, the telecast included flying fish at Pike’s Place Market; views from atop the Space Needle; a sneak peak at Climate Change Arena; Seattle sports celebrities Gary Payton, Shawn Kemp, Marshawn Lynch and others; the announcement of selections from atop Mt. Rainier to inside the Seattle Aquarium. The event had a definite Seattle flare.
Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was named the 2021 MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old went 1-for-3 with two RBI, including a mammoth 468-foot home run to left field as the American League defeated the National League, 5-2. It's the eighth consecutive victory...
Commissioner of Baseball, Robert D. Manfred Jr., threatens Oakland. Oakland - The Oakland A’s have played baseball in Oakland at the Coliseum since 1968. However, John Fisher, the owner of the A’s, has proposed a $12 billion scheme for a new ballpark at Howard Terminal, and mixed use development that will disrupt the activities of the union workers, and shipping activities at the Howard Terminal if the proposed development moves forward.
LOVES PARK, Ill. (WIFR) - The 2021 Major League Baseball first-year player draft has come and gone with plenty of familiar faces from the Rockford Rivets getting drafted. In total, nine players from the Northwoods League team were taken this week, led by Chicago Cubs first round pick Jordan Wicks. The left-handed pitcher was picked 16th overall on Sunday. Last summer, Wicks started four games for the Rivets, striking out 29 and surrendering just five walks in 20 innings of work.
Cal pitcher Grant Holman became the first current Golden Bears player to be taken in the 2021 Major League Baseball draft when he was selected in the sixth round by the Oakland A’s on Monday. (Cal commit Carson Williams, a shortstop at Torrey Pines High School in San Diego, was...
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San Francisco Blue and Gold Ferry on the San Francisco Bay taking passengers out on the Bay near Alcatraz. (Shutterstock) Ferry service from Larkspur, Oakland and Vallejo to Oracle Park resumed on Friday and continue for all San Francisco Giants home games this season, Golden Gate Ferry announced Wednesday. The...
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Ferry service from Larkspur, Oakland and Vallejo to Oracle Park resumed on Friday and continue for all San Francisco Giants home games this season, Golden Gate Ferry announced Wednesday. The return of the service comes in time for the Bay Bridge series between the Giants and the Oakland A’s this...