Post Tagged with: "2017 mlb season"

  • Average MLB Salary Tops Record $4 Million at End of 2017

    Average MLB Salary Tops Record $4 Million at End of 2017

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB December 22, 2017 at 11:13 pm 0 comments

    Major league baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association. The union said Friday that the average finished at $4,097,122. That marked a 3.3 percent increase from last year, when the average rose just 0.35 percent to $3,966,020, […]

     
  • Houston Astros Head to World Series After Defeating Yankees in Gm 7

    Houston Astros Head to World Series After Defeating Yankees in Gm 7

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 21, 2017 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

    With the Houston Astros needing to win both Games 6 and 7 to move on to the World Series for only the second time in franchise history, their All-Star second baseman made sure they sealed the deal. Jose Altuve notched three hits, including two home runs, in the final two […]

     
  • Terry Collins Steps Down as Manager of the New York Mets

    Terry Collins Steps Down as Manager of the New York Mets

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB October 1, 2017 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

    After an injury-plagued season, weeks of speculation and an anonymous smear job in the local newspapers, Terry Collins announced that he was stepping down as manager of the New York Mets, and taking a position in the team’s front office. The 68-year-old has overseen a 70-91 club this season, one […]

     
  • Matt Cain Set to Retire After Saturday Start

    Matt Cain Set to Retire After Saturday Start

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB September 27, 2017 at 11:06 pm 0 comments

    Matt Cain is set to make one final start before he calls it a career. Cain talked to his San Francisco Giants teammates in a closed clubhouse before Wednesday’s game at Arizona, telling them he is ready to retire. Before he goes, the right-hander, who threw the only perfect game […]

     
  • Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

    Aaron Judge Sets New Rookie Home Run Record

    Mike Aglialoro, MLB September 25, 2017 at 11:52 pm 0 comments

    New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has broken Mark McGwire’s rookie home run record with two homers Monday to reach 50 on the season. Judge hit No. 49 with a third-inning, two-run shot off Kansas City Royals starter Jake Junis. He set the record with a solo shot in […]