2015 MLB League Division Series Schedules and Announcing Assignments

Let’s provide the schedule for the American and National League Division Series. As you’re probably aware by now, FS1 will carry the ALDS while TBS will have the NLDS. TBS lucks out this year as it will have the top three markets in the country, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago along with perennial power St. Louis in its half of the playoffs. Meanwhile, FS1 will have Toronto...
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Rosenthal: Rockies manager Weiss to return next season

Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss will return next season, FOX Sports Insider Ken Rosenthal reported Tuesday. Source: Walt Weiss will return as #Rockies manager. Under contract through next season.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 7, 2015 After a last-place finish in the NL West with a 68-94 record this season, there was speculation that that Rockies would make a change...
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Walt Weiss to return as Rockies Manager in 2016

  After meeting with Colorado Rockies’ GM Jeff Bridich earlier today, reports have come out that the Rockies will bring back manager Walt Weiss. Bridich has been very unrevealing about his plans towards Weiss, but it appears he will be back for the final year of his contract. That contract which was an extension at two years, two million dollas. The Rockies have a 208-278...
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Indians promote stability, Antonetti, Chernoff, and Falvey

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Indians formally announced what had been rumored in promoting Chris Antonetti to President of Baseball Operations, Mike Chernoff to General Manager, and Derek Falvey to Assistant General Manager. Despite falling short of the playoffs once again in 2015, the Cleveland Indians front office personnel continue to be desired candidates for jobs throughout MLB...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sources: Mariners' front office overhaul begins with four changes

The overhaul has begun in Seattle.Mariners special assistants to the general manager Joe McIlvaine and Pete Vuckovich, as well as scouting supervisor Duane Shaffer and pro scout Joe Nigro, were informed Monday their contracts would not be renewed, FOX Sports MLB insider Ken Rosenthal reported. Sources: #Mariners’ overhaul begins. Duane Shaffer, Joe McIlvaine, Pete Vuckovich, Joe...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel and Monty catch up with Ken Rosenthal

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Looking Back: A Conversation with Indians Assistant GM Mike Chernoff

The uncertainty of the Indians’ front office, especially the club’s presidency position, came into question again this morning after a tweet from Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal indicated that he and fellow MLB reporter Jon Morosi had heard through their sources that current Cleveland assistant general manager Mike Chernoff was a person of interest for several teams around...
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MLB Rumors: Chris Antonetti to be promoted to Indians team president

There’s some weird kind of gravity on the corner of Carnegie and Ontario wherein front office members get promoted despite perpetual underachievement. The latest comes from FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, citing sources, saying that the Cleveland Indians will be promoting current general manager Chris Antonetti to team president while promoting assistant general manager Mike Chernoff...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Four More Years

This season has been a disappointment for O’s fans, and a big disappointment for Nats fans. It’s stacked upon postseason frustration (and in the Nats’ case, failure), too, as the two have combined for four playoff births the past four years, but only one playoff series win. It’s all relative, though. It was fairly recent — about five years, to be exact — that both teams...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Expected to Name David Stearns next GM

With the 2015 season winding down, teams seemingly out of contention are finalizing their plans for the following year and the Milwaukee Brewers are no exception as they prepare to name David Stearns as their next general manager in a press conference on Monday according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Sources: #Brewers expected to name David Stearns their new GM. — Ken Rosenthal...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Houston Astros bounce back?

The Houston Astros are currently on a five game losing streak, after being swept by the Texas Rangers in a four game series in Arlington, and the Astros sit 2.5 games back of the Rangers and hold a game lead over the Minnesota Twins for the second wild card spot. Can they turn it around quickly before they see themselves on the outside looking in? The first two games of the series...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul DePodesta Open To Being GM For Another Team

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Mets Vice President of player development and scouting Paul DePodesta is open to being a General Manager once again. That is as long as he’s in the right situation with the right people. He was a former GM for the Dodgers back in 2004 which was his first season […]
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nats, Rangers talked Stephen Strasburg last winter

The Washington Nationals ended up signing Max Scherzer as their big splash move last winter, but they were in talks with the Rangers about a blockbuster trade involving Stephen Strasburg according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Washington and Texas reportedly discussed a massive deal involving Strasburg, Steven Souza Jr, Juickson Profar, and others. The Rangers were one of...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Rosenthal sees you, Royals fans

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Ken Rosenthal sees you, Royals fans

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You can now buy stock in Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Andrew Heaney wants you to buy into his performance, literally. The rookie has become the first player in Major League Baseball history to enter a brand contract with Fantex, which means you can invest in Heaney on the stock market. Here’s more details from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Under the terms of the deal, Heaney will receive $3.34 million in...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Your MLB Announcing Schedule for 9/8 – 9/13

Tuesday, September 8 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 8 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: Twins at Royals] Wednesday, September 9 Chicago Cubs at St. Louis Cardinals (MLBN 1:30 pm) Local Broadcast New York Mets at Washington Nationals (ESPN 7 pm) TBA Los Angeles Dodgers at Los Angeles Angels (ESPN 10 pm) TBA Thursday, September 10 Toronto Blue Jays at New York Yankees (MLBN 7 pm...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Mariners plan to interview ex-Angels GM Dipoto about opening

The Seattle Mariners hope to find a replacement for recently fired general manager Jack Zduriencik after the season concludes. One of the names they intend on pursuing, according to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, is Jerry Dipoto. Dipoto resigned as GM of the Los Angeles Angels back on July 1 and he should have no shortage of suitors interested in his services. The M's parted ways with...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Ben Cherington Not Pursuing GM Spots Yet

According to Ken Rosenthal of, former Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington is unlikely to actively pursue any of the currently open GM positions in major league baseball. At least in the near future. The non-Boston GM spots that are currently available include: Seattle, Anaheim and Milwaukee. And, there are likely to be additional openings soon in D.C., Cincinnati...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians president Mark Shapiro expected to take same role in Toronto

The silence was deafening. In the days since Cleveland Indians’ team president Mark Shapiro was rumored to be in the mix for a similar position north of the border, the lack of denial could only be taken one way. On Sunday night, we find that it’s all but official: Shapiro is expected to be named the president of the Toronto Blue Jays with an announcement coming as soon as...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Blue Jays to name Indians' Mark Shapiro as president

Mark Shapiro will leave his position as president of the Cleveland Indians to become president of the Toronto Blue Jays, FOX baseball insider Ken Rosenthal has confirmed. Shapiro could be named as early as Monday, it was first reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman. The Jays' president, Paul Beeston, is retiring after this season. Beeston was hired as the Blue Jays' first employee in...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks trade Addison Reed to the Mets

Well this is surprising. Sources: Addison Reed cleared waivers, facilitating trade from #DBacks to #Mets, pending medical reviews. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 30, 2015 Addison Reed has an ERA of 4.20 for the Arizona Diamondbacks this year, and I don’t think many people saw a contender having an interest in him. I suppose the Mets are interested in his 3.12 FIP...
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Claim Padres Lefty Marc Rzepczynski Off Waivers

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets claimed LHP Marc Rzepczynski off waivers from the Padres band are working on a deal to acquire him. Rzepczynski, 30, has a 4.88 ERA in 60 appearances with the Padres and Indians this season, but he has held left-handed hitters to a .257 batting average and a .650 […]
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies plan to extend protective netting at Citizens Bank Park

The Phillies are putting fan safety near the top of their priority list. According to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the organization is vying to become the first team to install extended protective netting at their ballpark, but are currently waiting for MLB to finalize their regulations regarding the netting. Once baseball does come a conclusion, the Phillies will commence their...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Rosenthal: Will MLB change playoff format because of NL Central?

With a little more than a month remaining in the regular season, the teams with the three best records in the National League reside in the NL Central. That understandably has some fans of the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates --€“ the two teams on pace to meet in the winner-take-all Wild Card Game --€“ upset. And what about the St. Louis Cardinals? Their reward for potentially...
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August 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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