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Braves LHP Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for PEDs

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Braves lefty Andrew McKirahan has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Sources: #Braves left-hander Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for PEDs. Rule 5 pick from #Cubs. Claimed on waivers from #Marlins. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 20, 2015 McKirahan, 25, is the third major leaguer...
Via Baseball Essential
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan suspended 80 games for PED violation

Atlanta Braves lefthander Andrew McKirahan has been suspended 80 games for violating league's performance-enhancing drug policy, FOX Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal reported Monday. McKirahan, who had 4.15 ERA in three appearances for the Braves this season, becomes the third major leaguer this month to be suspended for PEDs. The other two were also pitchers in New York Mets closer...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Cardinals Player Is Using Pete Rose As An ‘Advisor’?

Ken Rosenthal broke the story that FOX Sports has hired Pete Rose to be a commentator and guest studio analyst. Rose will appear on the MLB pregame show on Fox and Fox Sports 1 as well as MLB Whiparound, America’s Pregame and Fox Sports Live. Interesting move by FOX. Can’t wait to see how Charlie Hustle plays on TV. In his regular sports media column for Sports Illustrated, Richard...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: White Sox to call up Carlos Rodon; will start him in bullpen

Just days after their city counterpart Chicago Cubs called up their top prospect in Kris Bryant, the Chicago White Sox are bringing up their own top prospect. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the White Sox are calling up top pitching prospect Carlos Rodon on Monday. However, those excited for Rodon will have to […]
Via Full Scale Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Rodon called up by White Sox

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the White Sox are calling up LHP Carlos Rodon, who was taken third overall in last year’s draft. Source: Carlos Rodon joining #WhiteSox tomorrow. Will initially work out of bullpen. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 19, 2015 Rosenthal says that Rodon will work out of the bullpen at first. The 22-year old has a 3.15 ERA in 34 1...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Carlos Rodon era is starting in Chicago

The Cubs called up their top prospect in Kris Bryant, and now, it’s time for the White Sox to follow suit – starting pitcher Carlos Rodon is getting the call. Source: Carlos Rodon joining #WhiteSox tomorrow. Will initially work out of bullpen. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 19, 2015 Rodon was the third overall pick in last June’s MLB Draft out of NC State. He’s...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Carlos Rodon era is starting in Chicago

The Cubs called up their top prospect in Kris Bryant, and now, it’s time for the White Sox to follow suit – starting pitcher Carlos Rodon is getting the call. Source: Carlos Rodon joining #WhiteSox tomorrow. Will initially work out of bullpen. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 19, 2015 Rodon was the third overall pick in last June’s MLB Draft out of NC State. He’s...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Hamilton, Angels could reach buyout settlement

The Los Angeles Angels appear to be exploring all options for unloading outfielder Josh Hamilton, and a buyout agreement is one possibility. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that a “number of scenarios” are in play for the Angels to part ways with the 33-year-old slugger, one of which is a buyout settlement. Rosenthal notes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Pete Rose one step closer to being reinstated? Will be guest analyst for Fox on MLB

Fox Sports announced Saturday that it has hired Pete Rose to be a guest analyst for its studio coverage of Major League Baseball on Fox and Fox Sports 1.  According to Ken Rosenthal’s story on FoxSports.com, the network didn’t need the approval of MLB to hire Rose. However, Fox said Commissioner Rob Manfred was aware that it was auditioning him for the role. “As a courtesy...
Via Sherman Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Claim Matt Tracy Off Waivers

The Miami Marlins have claimed left-handed pitcher Matt Tracy off waivers from the New York Yankees, sources have told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. According to Joe Frisaro of MLB.com, Tracy will report to the Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate at New Orleans. The 26-year-old left-hander was called up to the Yankees’ big league squad following the 19-inning marathon a week ago between...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Angels, Hamilton in talks to resolve drug-relapse dispute

As the Los Angeles Angels continue to publicly distance themselves from outfielder Josh Hamilton following his self-reported substance abuse relapse, the team is in talks aimed at resolving their dispute, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reported. A number of scenarios are being explored, including trades, but nothing is close to completion. A buyout for Hamilton would appear to be one...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Viewing Picks for 04/18-19/2015

All Times Eastern Saturday, April 18 Studio and Pregame Shows MLB on Fox Sports 1 Pregame — Fox Sports 1, 3:30 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 4 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 7 p.m. Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 10 p.m. Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) American League Chicago White Sox at Detroit — MLB Network/WGN/Fox...
Via Fang's Bites
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: MLB contacted Marlins over Carter Capps’ weird delivery

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, MLB has contacted the Miami Marlins regarding Carter Capps illegal delivery. #Marlins heard from MLB about Capps’ delivery. League clarified what made some pitches legal and others not… — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 17, 2015 Marlins general manager Dan Jennings told Rosenthal that Capps’ issue “has been worked on and...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB has issues with the weirdest pitching delivery in the game

If you missed it earlier this week, Marlins pitcher Carter Capps showed off the funkiest delivery in the major leagues. In a relief appearance against the Braves onTuesday, the reliever was hopping off the rubber and takes a step before hurling a pitch. You can see more of Capps' unorthodox style, with a full breakdown from the broadcasters, in the video below. Capps was sent down...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilking Rodriguez suspended 80 games for PEDs

credit: Peter G. Aiken – USA Today SportsNew York Yankees minor league pitcher Wilking Rodriguez has been suspended 80 games for PED use, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Baseball announces 80-game suspension for #Yankees Triple A right-hander Wilking Rodriguez. Tested positive for Furosemide, a PED. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 15, 2015 Rodriguez tested...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Difficult to imagine Josh Hamilton playing for Angels again

It's "difficult to imagine" Josh Hamilton playing for the Angels again, MLB on FOX insider Ken Rosenthal said Saturday. Rosenthal's comments, which you can hear in the video above, came a day after Angels owner Arte Moreno said there is no guarantee Hamilton will play for the team again. Moreno also said the outfielder's contract contains language protecting the team against a relapse...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Viewing Picks for 04/11-12/2015

All Times Eastern Saturday, April 11 Studio and Pregame Shows MLB on Fox Sports 1 Pregame — Fox Sports 1, 12:30 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 2 p.m. MLB Epic Moments: A Battle in the Bronx — Fox Sports 1, 4 p.m. MLB Tonight — MLB Network, 10 p.m. Quick Pitch — MLB Network, midnight Baseball Tonight — ESPN2, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) American League Boston at New York Yankees...
Via Fang's Bites
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Angels Are the Devil

So by now you know the saga of former Cub-for-about-five-minutes-before-he-was-traded Josh Hamilton, who fessed up to a drug relapse this offseason while also rehabbing an injury.  It remains to be seen whether he will get to rejoin the Los Angeles Angels, who are suffering from buyer’s remorse.  The Angels GM, Jerry Dipoto, had already badmouthed Hamilton a bit after the arbitrator...
Via World Series Dreaming
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Athletics to sign Cody Ross

It looks like longtime, veteran outfielder Cody Ross is heading to another team. That is, once he clears waivers Wednesday, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.  Sources: Cody Ross joining #Athletics once he clears waivers tomorrow. #Rangers also have shown interest. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 7, 2015 Ross was released by the Arizona Diamondbacks […]
Via Full Scale Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians and Carlos Carrasco agree to three year extension

On Saturday, the Cleveland Indians and Corey Kluber agreed to a long-term extension, and now on Sunday, the Indians and Carlos Carrasco have reportedly reached an extension, according to FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports added to the report that Carrasco and the Indians agreed to a three-year contract extension on top of his 2015 salary with two club...
Via Waiting For Next Year
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians and Carlos Carrasco Discussing Extension

The big baseball news of the day yesterday, was the contract extensions signed by Yordano Ventura and Corey Kluber. Now, the Indians appear to be working towards an extension with another of their big rotation pieces. Ken Rosenthal reports via Twitter that the Indians are also talking to right-hander Carlos Carraso about an extension. Sources: #Indians, Kluber closing in on long...
Via Baseball Essential
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Kluber, Indians agree on new deal with 5 years guaranteed

  A source tells FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal that the Cleveland Indians and AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber have agreed to a new contract with five years guaranteed. Rosenthal says the deal, which was first reported by CBS' Jon Heyman, also includes two optional years. Kluber's deal is contingent upon him passing medical tests, which should be concluded within the...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Revere Is On The Trade Block

Some Phillies fans will be happy to know that newly converted left fielder Ben Revere is reportedly on the trade block according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Available players in final days of spring include #DBacks’ Hill, #Phillies’ Revere, #Padres’ Maybin. Difficult to move $$ this time of year. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 4, 2015   According to some experts...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians and Corey Kluber extension talks “progressing”

Corey Kluber’s future with the Cleveland Indians has been a hot topic ever since he surprised the baseball world and won the 2014 American League Cy Young award. The Tribe team has a history of trading away Cy Young winners, so his contract status been a nerve-wracking topic for some fans. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported on Saturday afternoon that talks between the Indians...
Via Waiting For Next Year
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres and His Big Hat are Headed to the Big Apple

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports was the first to report that the Padres had traded left-handed reliever Alex Torres to the New York Mets. The return initially was unknown, but it was later discovered that the Padres will receive right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player-to-be-named-later. Torres was traded  from the Tampa Bay Rays to the Padres before the 2014 season. Josh Byrnes...
Via Friarhood
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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