7:56 AM EDT, Fri October 24, 2014
Over the Monster 17 mins ago
Daily Red Sox Links: Yoenis Cespedes, Junichi Tazawa, Shane Victorino

Daily Red Sox Links: Yoenis Cespedes, Junichi Tazawa, Shane Victorino

Today's links look at Yoenis's potential, Tazawa's morale and the chances that Shane Victorino can come back and contribute. Chili Davis thinks Yoenis Cespedes could be great. (Rob Bradford; WEEI) And he makes John Farrell happy, even if he has a longer contract than his manager. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) Junichi Tazawa is just happy to be here. Which is to say, he's just happy to a shutdown middle reliever. (Ricky Doyle; NESN) Which pitcher(s) will be joining him towards the back end of the bullpen remains unclear, but there are some ideas (and a whole lot of stats) flying around...
Bless You Boys 56 mins ago

Tigers should exercise Alex Avila’s contract option for 2015

The Tigers should exercise the $5.4 million option on Alex Avila for 2015 and focus on improving other areas. Detroit Tigers’ catcher Alex Avila’s season came to an end when he was unable to play due to a concussion that kept him out of the third and final game of the American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles. It had been another rough season for Avila health-wise, particularly toward the end of the year. Avila has been hit by foul balls, bats, and even a glove tag to the jaw, leading to three concussions (possibly more) over his five year career. He says he is now...
MetsBlog 1 hour ago

In case you missed it on MetsBlog…

The Mets named Kevin Long their new hitting coach >> Read more at MetsBlog In addition to hiring Long, the Mets named Dustin Clarke the major league Strength and Conditioning coach. The Mets may have interest in pending free agent OF Michael Cuddyer >> Read more at MetsBlog Juan Lagares was named a finalist for […]

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Plain Dealer 16 mins ago

It's still hard to believe the Cleveland Indians lost the 1954 World Series -- Terry Pluto

The 1954 Indians were so focused on beating out the Yankees, the players seemed worn down by the time they played the World Series -- according to Al Rosen.
Los Angeles Times 26 mins ago

Is liberal favorite Elizabeth Warren open to 2016 presidential run?

Much to the disappointment of her ardent fans, Elizabeth Warren has repeatedly, emphatically and in no uncertain terms said she is not running for president in 2016.
San Francisco Chronicle 55 mins ago

2010 SF Giants World Series squad: Where are they now?

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Los Angeles Times 56 mins ago

Rep. Darrell Issa's latest issue: Ebola

As the Obama administration works to calm public anxiety over Ebola, congressional Republicans will take fresh aim Friday at its missteps in responding to the disease and its strategy for containing the virus.
Los Angeles Times 56 mins ago

What we know about the Canadian Parliament suspect

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year-old gunman believed to have killed a Canadian soldier and then stormed the country's Parliament on Wednesday, reportedly had a lengthy criminal record and drug problems.
Los Angeles Times 56 mins ago

Peyton Manning has new signal call: 'Elway, Elway'

Legendary Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway made an active reappearance on the field during the Thursday night football game against the San Diego Chargers -- in a sense.
Los Angeles Times 56 mins ago

Proposed Central California tribal casino at heart of Prop. 48 battle

A high-stakes turf war involving a proposed Central California casino has put a wedge between some Native American tribes and even divided the governor and California's senior U.S. senator.
Los Angeles Times 56 mins ago

New downtown L.A. boarding school aims to enhance culture, education

The elevator doors slide open on the 11th Floor, and Annie Chau, 14, walks down a plush carpeted hallway, a backpack slung over her shoulder.
MASN Sports 1 hour ago

Does Schoop stay on second base? - School of Roch

I was going to start this entry by giving my Gold Glove predictions, but I honestly have no idea whether the Orioles will take home any hardware. I'm constantly surprised by the results. Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain wasn't nominated...
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

Curtis Granderson and 9 more Mets hitters new hitting coach Kevin Long could help

His work with Curtis Granderson and the benefit the outfielder derived from it has been talked about many times already. But he won't be the only Mets hitter that could be helped by Long.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Detroit Tigers had more pitchers make MLB debuts in 2014 than in any season in at least 100 years

Detroit Tigers had more pitchers make MLB debuts in 2014 than in any season in at least 100 years

The Tigers used 30 pitchers during the 2014 season. Thirteen of them had never pitched in the majors prior to this season. The Detroit Tigers used 30 pitchers during the 2014 season. Thirteen of them made their major-league debut on the mound in 2014. If that seems like a lot, well, it is. According to baseball-reference.com, that is the most Tigers players to make their major-league pitching debuts in the same season since at least 1914. (Baseball-reference.com records don't go back further than that.) The previous high for Tigers players making their MLB...
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

A parched farm town is sinking, and so are its residents' hearts

Beneath this small farm town at the end of what's left of the Kings River, the ground is sinking.

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