9:17 AM EST, Wed December 11, 2019

Man shot dead in Coney Island: NYPD

A 38-year-old man was found shot dead in a Coney Island building early Wednesday, police said. Officers responding to a 12:02 a.m. 911 call found the victim in the 17th floor hallway of a Carey Garden Houses building on W. 23rd St., near Mermaid Ave. EMS rushed the victim, who had been shot in...

Climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time’s Person of the Year

She inspired a movement — and now she’s Time’s Person of the Year. Greta Thunberg, the Swedish 16-year-old activist who emerged as the face of the fight against climate change and motivated people across the world to join the crusade, was announced as the recipient of the magazine’s annual title...
DRaysBay 16 mins ago
View from the Catwalk: Gerrit Cole signs record deal with New York Yankees

View from the Catwalk: Gerrit Cole signs record deal with New York Yankees

Photo by Patrick Smith/ The evil empire has landed an ace News and Links Tampa Bay Rays: The problem with slapdicks - Seth Carter, Rays Colored Glasses Recapping the Rays rumors swirling at the Winter Meetings - Austin Reimann, Rays Colored Glasses Who Might The Tampa Bay Rays Lose In The Rule 5 Draft? - Steve Kinsella, Sports Talk Florida Rays Bullpen: Double Down In 2020? Balancing Of Roles Required - Steve Kinsella, Sports Talk Florida Agent Scott Boras: Rays not a fit in Tampa Bay - Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times ($$$) ‘It just makes all the sense in the world!’: Q&A with...
Cubbies Crib 16 mins ago

Chicago Cubs fans get too much credit in this year’s FanSided 250

With as much complaining and asinine thinking I see from Cubs fans, it’s nothing short of a miracle they ranked as the second-most buzzworthy MLB fanbase. If you ask your run-of-the-mill Chicago Cubs fan online if Kris Bryant is worth an eight-year, $225 contract extension (or somewhere in that neighborhood), you’ll likely get some line […] Chicago Cubs fans get too much credit in this year’s FanSided 250 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News 17 mins ago
San Francisco Giants: Follow the bad money, find the good trade targets

San Francisco Giants: Follow the bad money, find the good trade targets

A creative, NBA-style trade should be a new model for the Giants to follow.
Fish Stripes 17 mins ago
Marlins Winter Meetings Rumors: Wednesday

Marlins Winter Meetings Rumors: Wednesday

Photo by Mark Brown/ If free agent asking prices remain too high, the Marlins seem prepared to use surplus prospects to further improve their 2020 team. Fish Stripes is covering all the Marlins news and rumors from the MLB Winter Meetings being held in San Diego. This article is dedicated to all of Wednesday’s developments. Catch up on Monday’s here and Tuesday’s here! 6:00 a.m. PT—On the Swings and Mishes podcast, Craig Mish describes a bizarre negotiating process with the Rangers regarding outfielder Nomar Mazara. The Marlins allegedly showed interest in him earlier in the...
www.thegoodphight.com 17 mins ago
It’s Mr. Bamboo himself!

It’s Mr. Bamboo himself!

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports A surprisingly effective bench player for the Phillies, something not exactly common in the Klentak era The numbers (w/ Phillies): .263/.331/.610, 130 PA, 12 HR, 21 RBI, 27.8 K%, 8.5 BB%, 1.1 fWAR The good Between the outraged disbelief that Sean Rodriguez and Andrew Knapp had so many high leverage at-bats, and the spiritual malaise that accompanied every Phil Gosselin plate appearance, you might have missed that Matt Klentak made a couple pretty solid in-season moves to strengthen the Phillies bench. Jay Bruce delivered the sugar rush of a June power surge,...
Purple Row 17 mins ago
Thank you

Thank you

Photo by Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via And go Rockies It might have been “you can’t win them all.” Or maybe it was something less obvious like “struck out four through five innings without allowing a run.” Maybe it was something else. But I knew I was losing my enthusiasm for writing about baseball when I started leaning on clichés to get through the writing process. I knew it was time to stop altogether when I started becoming okay with it. After more than two years of managing Purple Row and six years of writing about the Rockies, I’ve decided...

Biden plans to be #OneTermJoe in White House

Joe Biden has all but decided to be #OneTermJoe. But the Democratic front runner isn’t necessarily planning to make a pledge to spend only four years at the White House. “He’s going to be 82 years old in four years and he won’t be running for reelection,” a prominent adviser to the campaign told...

Family of Chloe Wiegand to file lawsuit against Royal Caribbean five months after toddler fell to her death

The family of Chloe Wiegand will file a lawsuit against Royal Caribbean on Wednesday, five months after the 18-month-old child fell to her death from the 11th floor of a docked cruise ship in Puerto Rico. Grandfather Salvatore Anello, 51, was charged with negligent homicide after Chloe fell from...
NorthJersey.com 33 mins ago
Through the years: Gerrit Cole is now a member of the New York Yankees

Through the years: Gerrit Cole is now a member of the New York Yankees

A look back at Gerrit Cole's career with the Astros and Pirates. He is now a member of the Yankees.        
Amazin Avenue 47 mins ago
Mets Morning News for December 11, 2019

Mets Morning News for December 11, 2019

Photo by Rich Schultz/ Your Wednesday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Carlos Beltran was quiet when asked about the Astros cheating scandal. Beltran is also confident Edwin Diaz can bounce back in 2020. The Mets are interested in trading for Starling Marte. Jacob deGrom and Pete Alonso’s phenomenal 2019 seasons earned them a spot on the All-MLB First Team. The Mets released their spring training dates today. Joel Sherman writes that the Wilpon’s should aim for some bold signings in what may be their last offseason with total...
Climbing Tal's Hill 56 mins ago

Astros: Saying goodbye to Gerrit Cole after record contract with Yankees

Gerrit Cole was only with the  Astros for two years, but somehow it seems longer. As Cole goes to New York with a record-setting deal in hand, we thank him. We were lucky to watch and cheer for a pitcher that set records right before our eyes, a raw talent that only comes along every few […] Astros: Saying goodbye to Gerrit Cole after record contract with Yankees - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple 1 hour ago

Mets Trade Rumors: Brodie Van Wagenen open to trading Brandon Nimmo

Recent New York Mets trade rumors report the team is open to including Brandon Nimmo in a deal this winter. The MLB Winter Meetings are a great time for teams to talk trade. The latest New York Mets trade rumors have given many fans a scare. According to Andy Martino of SNY, the Mets are […] Mets Trade Rumors: Brodie Van Wagenen open to trading Brandon Nimmo - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal 1 hour ago

Blue Jays: How the pitching market just drastically shifted

The pitching market is moving in a real hurry, and the Blue Jays are going to have to make some adjustments on the fly or risk missing out on an impact arm. The Winter Meetings have been a lot busier this year than they were in 2017 or 2018, and baseball feels a lot more […] Blue Jays: How the pitching market just drastically shifted - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

MLB Player News

  • 6 Nomar Mazara

    Nomar Mazara

    Nomar Mazara to Chicago White Sox discussed

  • 5 Starling Marte

    Starling Marte

    Mets still in on Starling Marte, looking for taker on Jed Lowrie contract

  • 4 Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant

    Chicago Cubs fans get too much credit in this year’s FanSided 250

  • 4 Cesar Hernandez

    Cesar Hernandez

    Former Phillies 3B Maikel Franco Drawing Free-Agent Interest

  • 3 Whit Merrifield

    Whit Merrifield

    Padres reportedly pursuing Whit Merrifield

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