Archive for March, 2011

A-Rod nearly outearns Kansas City Royals (AP)

By at 31 March, 2011, 6:46 pm

The Kansas City Royals are barely making more than Alex Rodriguez this year. The salaries for Kansas City's 27 players on its opening-day roster and disabled lists total $36.1 million, according to an analysis of major league contracts by The Assoc…

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A-Rod nearly outearns Kansas City Royals (The Canadian Press)

By at 31 March, 2011, 6:22 pm

The Kansas City Royals are barely making more than Alex Rodriguez this year.

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A-Rod nearly outearns Kansas City Royals (PA SportsTicker)

By at 31 March, 2011, 6:13 pm

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer

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Jason Heyward starts his season with a homer — again (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 31 March, 2011, 5:27 pm

Just call him Mr. Opening Day. For the second straight year, Atlanta Braves rightfielder Jason Heyward hit a home run in his first at-bat on opening day — this one coming off Washington Nationals pitcher Livan Hernandez to lead off … Continue r…

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Five amazing moments in New York Mets history (Associated Content)

By at 31 March, 2011, 2:50 pm

They're known as the "Amazin' Mets" for good reason. Throughout their 50-year history, the New York Mets have produced some of baseball's truly amazing moments. New York's baseball team from Queens has reached the World Series…

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Fan’s take: Though they ultimately failed, for a spring these future busts were kings (Associated Content)

By at 31 March, 2011, 1:45 pm

Spring training is a fun time for baseball fans. We get to follow newcomers trying to make the team, and watch returning players work on their form. Often amazing numbers are put up, as unknown players create buzz by hitting, or pitching at high levels…

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Fan’s take: Florida Marlins fans aren’t waiting for 2012 to get excited (Associated Content)

By at 31 March, 2011, 12:20 pm

While it will be fabulous to see the Florida Marlins, a team I've rooted for since their inception, get their new retractable-roof stadium finished in time for the 2012 season, I have to take issue with Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald who seems to…

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Fan’s take: Opening day for Phillies has interesting look (Associated Content)

By at 31 March, 2011, 12:20 pm

With Opening Day set for April 1, the Philadelphia Phillies finally announced their final roster and batting order. Recently, the team said that Ben Francisco will start in right field and Jose Contreras will be the closer. The Phillies released Luis C…

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Fan’s guide: A guide to opening day 2011 at Citi Field for Mets fans (Associated Content)

By at 31 March, 2011, 11:45 am

There are plenty of signs that prove spring is indeed on its way. The sun stays out longer. The sounds of birds chirping are beginning to fill the air again. Flowers are slowly beginning to spout out of the grass. And perhaps the biggest sign of all th…

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Mets LF Bay on DL with strained left rib cage (AP)

By at 31 March, 2011, 10:40 am

New York Mets left fielder Jason Bay will start the season on the disabled list because of a strained left rib cage. Bay had tests Wednesday in New York. Bay felt discomfort on his left side Tuesday and was pulled from the lineup. The move is backdated…

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