All-Star Ballot update June 21 2022

All-Star Ballot update June 21 2022

Below are the complete standings for Phase 1 of fan voting for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard as of the first ballot update. CATCHERS1. Willson Contreras, Cubs – 801,6302. Travis d’Arnaud, Braves – 471,9213. Yadier Molina, Cardinals – 454,6854. Tyler Stephenson, Reds – 370,4535. Will Smith, Dodgers – 323,8946. James McCann, Mets … Read more

Kody Clemens pitches for Tigers vs. White Sox

Kody Clemens pitches for Tigers vs.  White Sox

DETROIT — Two weeks after Kody Clemens followed in his father’s footsteps by reaching the Major Leagues, he has now followed his Cy Young-winning father to the mound. The Tigers infielder became a pitcher for an inning, tossing a one-run eighth in Wednesday’s 13-0 loss to the White Sox at Comerica Park. Perhaps prophetically, Tigers … Read more

Angel Hernandez files third grievance against MLB for discrimination

Angel Hernandez files third grievance against MLB for discrimination

Angel HernandezPhoto: Getty Images Early this morning, it was announced that 29-year veteran umpire Angel Hernandez filed a grievance against his employer claiming that MLB had manipulated its internal umpiring metrics in order to make Hernandez look bad. This is the latest chapter in Hernández’s discrimination lawsuit which started in 2017. Hernández is approaching the … Read more

Twins announcer Jim Kaat calls Nestor Cortes ‘Nestor the Molester’

Twins announcer Jim Kaat calls Nestor Cortes ‘Nestor the Molester’

Ugh.Image: Getty Images Baseball can’t go a week without someone saying something incredibly stupid. Recently, it was Josh Donaldson. On Thursday, Jim Kaat, a 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and broadcaster for the Twins, unloaded another horrid how, his second in a calendar year that raises the question: “Why is he still in the … Read more