Derek Jeter Denies Giving Gift Baskets To One-Night Stands

The fun and beauty of Derek Jeter gossip isn’t in its truthfulness—it’s that it can go so far while still remaining plausible, which says more about the Jeter mythos than an accurate rumor ever could. Jeter’s engaged now, but he took a minute to finally address one of the more famous rumors from his single days. »11/20/15 10:10am11/20/15 10:10am

Andy Van Slyke Hints That Clayton Kershaw Wants Yasiel Puig Off The Dodgers

Andy Van Slyke, a former MLB player turned coach who is also the father of Dodgers outfielder Scott Van Slyke, had some juicy gossip from Chavez Ravine that he kept to himself by sharing it on a St. Louis radio show. According to Van Slyke, someone [Clayton Kershaw], and Van Slyke isn’t the type to name names [Clayton… »11/19/15 3:53pm11/19/15 3:53pm

The Same Scout Once Drafted Both Of Today's Cy Young Winners

Major League Baseball announced the 2015 Cy Young winners tonight. Chicago’s Jake Arrieta topped the L.A. Dodgers duo of Zach Greinke and Clayton Kershaw in the NL, while Houston’s Dallas Keuchel handily beat out Toronto’s David Price in the AL. In an interesting little bit of trivia, the same scout once drafted both… »11/18/15 9:54pm11/18/15 9:54pm

Russell Branyan Arrested For Allegedly Breaking Into Ex-Wife's House, Stealing Stuff, Turning Down The Thermostat

Former Major League Baseball player Russell Branyan was arrested last night in Nashville, Tenn., on a charge of felony aggravated burglary, allegedly of his ex-wife’s home. Russell, who has long owned a home in nearby Franklin, allegedly committed the burglary on Oct. 30. He was released on a $2,500 bond. »11/17/15 5:22pm11/17/15 5:22pm

San Diego Residents Find Their Street Littered With Obscene Objects: 600 Chris Denorfia Bobbleheads

What are you even supposed to do with one Chris Denorfia bobblehead, let alone 600 of them? That’s the dilemma a group of San Diego housemates faced when they went outside one morning and found 600 Chris Denorfia bobbleheads dumped in the middle of their street. Not knowing what else to do, they called the cops, who… »11/13/15 1:29am11/13/15 1:29am

Report: José Reyes Arrested After Allegedly Shoving Wife Into Sliding Glass Door

Colorado Rockies shortstop José Reyes was arrested on Halloween for allegedly grabbing his wife by the throat and shoving her into a sliding glass door, according to TV station KHNL in Hawaii. The alleged assault took place at the Four Seasons Wailea, and Reyes was arrested after security called police, according to… »11/09/15 10:39pm11/09/15 10:39pm

Lance Berkman Is Sick Of All This Goddamn Tolerance

Lance Berkman, a bigoted Mr. Potato Head who learned how to play baseball, recently cut a political ad against an anti-discrimination ordinance that was up for a vote in Houston, Tex. Berkman was against the ordinance because it would allow “troubled men who claim to be women” to enter women’s bathrooms. The ordinance… »11/05/15 9:01am11/05/15 9:01am

A judge has sided with the Orioles and against MLB and the Nationals in their ongoing dispute over t

A judge has sided with the Orioles and against MLB and the Nationals in their ongoing dispute over the percentage of TV rights fees that go to Washington. The judge urged the parties to go to truly independent arbitration, but in the meantime it will cost the Nats tens of millions of dollars a year. »11/04/15 3:15pm11/04/15 3:15pm

Dusty Baker Named Washington Nationals Manager After They Cheap Out On Bud Black

Last Wednesday Bud Black agreed to become the Washington Nationals manager, with seemingly everything wrapped up and just the i’s to dot and the t’s to cross. It was such a done deal that the Washington Post was writing articles with headlines like “What’s next after the Nationals’ hiring of Bud Black?” This morning… »11/03/15 8:11am11/03/15 8:11am