In recent days there has been a lot of controversy about Twitter. People buying followers? No! A “dark side” of social media? Say it ain’t so! Well, my conscious is clear. I’ve never bought a follower in my life. Full disclosure: I did buy one of my followers lunch this week, but that was not a contractual agreement, just two friends eating and laughing.
Joe Morgan — All-Star, MVP, World Series champion and Hall of Famer — is getting called a few more colorful adjectives today after he issued a pointed letter requesting Hall of Fame voters. The two-page letter takes aim at Hall of Fame candidates who have admitted or tested positive for using performance-enhancing drugs.
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred met the fans and media on Monday at the annual town hall chat before Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Miami.
Manfred discussed the sale of the Marlins, the World Baseball Classic, the designated hitter, expansion, pace of play, retiring Roberto Clemente’s No. 21 and expansion.
On the eve of July 4, Major League Baseball umpire Angel Hernandez launched some fireworks of his own on Major League Baseball, when he filed a lawsuit against the league, claiming he is the victim of “racial discrimination.”
In a story first reported by the Cincinnati Enquirer, the overarching claims of the suit state that Hernandez believes: