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The latest on Phillies’ strategy with minor-leaguers

There was so much of note in Friday's powerful hourlong E60 documentary of the life and death of Roy Halladay. Heartbreaking recollections from his widow, Brandy, troubling details of his addiction to prescription opioids, and the hopeful lesson that can come from such a painful tragedy. "I just wanted him to slow down," Brandy said.…

Short-term talks in between MLB gamers, owners connected to long-term effects

TORONTO – A tendency to think in the short-term is an understandable by-product of this pandemic life. Nearly three months of shutdown have created an immense amount of upheaval, adding indefinite uncertainty to nearly every facet of existence. You can’t really project a year or two down the road when you can’t be sure what…

Minor League Baseball cuts hundreds of players amid pandemic, sources say

7:59 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insider Author of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"Hundreds of minor league baseball players were cut Thursday and hundreds more are expected to lose their jobs as the sport grapples with the near certainty that the minor league season will be canceled,…

Esteban Loaiza, onetime Yankees pitcher, blew through his $44M fortune before cocaine bust: report

Esteban Loaiza spent 14 seasons in Major League Baseball, which included a stint with the New York Yankees in 2004, and he made nearly $44 million in his career. The now 48-year-old is in the Seattle-Tacoma Federal Detention Center, his money long gone, serving three years in prison for felony cocaine possession with intent to…

Botan a cientos de peloteros de Ligas Menores 😢😭

Según fuentes de Major League Baseball (MLB – Grandes Ligas) jugadores de Las Menores fueron cortados. Síguenos en Google News Telegram O Instagram O vente a platicar de beis en nuestro grupo de whatsapp Todas las noticias, rumores y mejores jugadas de las Grandes Ligas De acuerdo con Jeff Passan, cientos de peloteros de las…

Latest on negotiations for 2020 MLB season: Scott Boras urges players to refuse pay cuts

Apr 3, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Sports agent Scott Boras watches batting practice during a MLB baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Cleveland Indians at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports (Kirby Lee) With owners giving approval on May 11 to Major League Baseball's proposal to begin the…

Agent Scott Boras to clients in memo: Don’t bail out baseball owners

NEW YORK — Agent Scott Boras recommends his clients refuse Major League Baseball’s attempt to cut salaries during negotiations with the players’ association, claiming team financial issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic have their origin in management debt financing. In an email obtained by The Associated Press, Boras wrote that players should not alter terms…

‘This season is not looking promising’: Tensions rise between MLB and players

Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their demand for full prorated salaries, people familiar with their deliberations told the Associated Press. Washington pitcher Max Scherzer, among eight players on the union’s executive subcommittee, issued a statement late Wednesday night calling management’s proposal for more salary cuts a non-starter. Max…