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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants fans have loved and hated the intentional walk

The intentional walk isn’t going away, but the theater of it is. That picture up there means something to Giants fans of a certain vintage. When Barry Bonds was issued an intentional walk, a rubber chicken was hung on the right-field wall of AT&T Park. It seems ridiculous in retrospect, probably because it was. There was one deflated, scrawny chicken mixed in there, and...
Via McCovey Chronicles
2 days ago

Giants to have Javier Lopez as instructor, and perhaps Bonds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Recently retired Giants left-hander Javier Lopez will work as a special instructor for San Francisco at spring training and there are discussions with home run king Barry Bonds about spending some time with the club in Arizona, too. General manager Bobby Evans said Friday that Lopez - an important reliever on the Giants' World Series winners in 2010, '12 and...
Via Associated Press
14 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
26 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: 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
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