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Terry Collins

Robot Umpires Will Not Happen, If MLB Commish Has His Way

This week has been quite a week for robots and baseball. On Monday, Jose Canseco went on a prolonged Twitter rant, in which he prophesized a future in which human beings would serve robot machines as their pets. On Tuesday, Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed questions from reporters on the feasibility of robots replacing umpires at home plate.

maddux

Watch: Greg Maddux Pranks Cubs’ Kris Bryant

Chicago Cubs third baseman and 2016 National League MVP Kris Bryant met his match when he faced someone working as the sound guy for a Red Bull ad. As Bryant took swings for the ad, the sound guy critiqued his

Yordano Ventura

Royals Pitcher Ventura Dies in Car Accident

Los Angeles (AFP) – Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died Sunday after a car accident in his native Dominican Republic, the Major League Baseball team confirmed in a statement.

Chris Sale

Sold! Red Sox Get Ace Chris Sale from White Sox

The reloading Red Sox pulled off the biggest deal yet at the winter meetings, acquiring the dominant ace Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday for a hefty package of four prospects.

Former President of Cuba Fidel Castro pictured in 2006 died Friday night at the age of 90

ESPN Lauds Castro’s Impact on Sports

ESPN marked the passing of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro by acclaiming the huge impact that the Caribbean strong man had on the world of sports in a piece titled “Fidel Castro, 90, Deftly Fused Sports into Cuba’s National Identity.”