BARRY BONDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs close door on Sammy Sosa reunion after bizarre comments

For years, Cubs fans have clamored to see Sammy Sosa return to Wrigley Field, where he was once the team’s most popular, most talented and most charismatic player. But Sosa has remained in exile for 13 years, and it doesn’t appear that will end any time soon.On Wednesday, the Chicago Tribune reported that the Cubs are closing the door on a reunion with Sosa in the wake of the...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Thomas blasts HOF candidates for taking PEDs

Former MLB slugger Frank Thomas, a Hall of Famer himself, isn’t excited about welcoming in players who are suspected of having used PEDs during their careers.A longtime critic of performance enhancing drugs in the sport of baseball, The Big Hurt made his feelings about the Hall of Fame accepting such players known during the Chicago White Sox’s fan convention this weekend....
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot, Part 2

Welcome to Part Two of our look at the Hall of Fame Ballot! If you missed Part One, detailing 13 players on this year's ballot who were easy Nos, click here to read it. For today's post, I get to do something a lot more fun: talk about four people who ruled at baseball. If, when all is said and done, these people aren't in the Baseball Hall of Fame, we should probably change the...
Via Yardbarker
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Dexter Fowler will wear No. 25 with Cardinals to honor Barry Bonds

Dexter Fowler is headed to St. Louis, and he plans to use his time there to honor his mentor, Barry Bonds. After agreeing to a five-year, $82.5 million deal with the team on Thursday, Fowler was officially introduced as a member of the Cardinals on Friday and proudly sported a No. 25 jersey at the press conference. Dexter Fowler, new #Cardinals leadoff hitter. A photo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Barry Bonds out as Marlins hitting coach

The Barry Bonds hitting coach experiment in Miami is over after one season. According to Jon Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball, the Marlins are letting Bonds go after one season as hitting coach. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the decision was made by manager Don Mattingly. Craig Mish of SiriusXM indicated that there were problems with Bonds in the clubhouse, as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds got ejected in a game against the Giants

San Francisco Giants legend and current Miami Marlins hitting coach Barry Bonds was ejected from Wednesday afternoon’s Giants-Marlins game at Marlins Park for arguing about the strike zone. I’m curious if this is Bonds’ first ejection as a coach — I’m assuming it is, considering it’s his first year as a coach in the majors. Also, this is probably the first time Bonds...
Via The Outside Corner
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds Admits He Was ‘A Dumbass,’ ‘Straight Stupid’ In MLB Career

Barry Bonds seemingly has gained a sense of self-awareness since last playing in a Major League Baseball game in 2007. Bonds, now the co-hitting coach of the Miami Marlins, often was seen as a jerk throughout his 22-year MLB career, and that’s without factoring in any steroid suspicions. Terence Moore of Sports On Earth has a much different view of Bonds, though, and the all-time...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds: My behavior ‘was straight stupid’ during career

Ask pretty much anyone who followed Barry Bonds during his playing career about his behavior and you’ll probably get similar answers. He was regarded as arrogant, standoffish, difficult, and generally unlikable as far as his personality went. His fall from grace, the fact that he became the center of federal perjury charges, and the constant cloud of steroid speculation haven...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds upset over ‘racism’ at daughter’s school

Officials at a private school in California are investigating a video that students shared on social media that features offensive language, and the incident has hit close to home for former MLB slugger Barry Bonds. Bonds, whose daughter attends Brentwood School, sent a tweet on Tuesday condemning the racist language used by a group of students: I am sad that i had to see this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Barry Bonds declines Giants pregame ceremony, receives warm welcome anyway

Barry Bonds is looking to keep a low profile as he returns to San Francisco this weekend. Bonds, the MLB’s all-time home-run leader, is now the hitting coach with the Miami Marlins. Bonds’ Marlins play in San Francisco this weekend, and as Daniel Brown of the San Jose Mercury News reports, the Giants offered to hold a pre-game ceremony Friday for him to finally be placed on...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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