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Sports: MiLB Players will be Paid by MLB Through May Due to Coronavirus Hiatus

Dan Hogan, Reporter

April 2, 2020

Major League Baseball announced Tuesday morning in a press release that the Major League teams will continue to pay their respective minor league teams’ players through at least May 31, due to the coronavirus hiatus. The players will receive $400 per week along with medical benefits. This will b...

Angels Rookie Ohtani Having Historic Start

Shohei Ohtani hits a bases loaded triple against the Kansas City Royals. The Angels won the game 7-1. (Charlie Riedel/Associated Press)

Sam Allery, Sports Editor

April 20, 2018

Too good to be true? Shohei Ohtani was one of the most talked about players in Major League Baseball’s offseason. His ability to both pitch and hit in the Nippon Professional Baseball League (Japan’s equivalent to Major League Baseball) made him one of the hottest items on the free agent market. ...

Harper Headed Towards $400 million year

Harper lines a base hit on June 24th, 2012 against Jake Arrieta of the Orioles. The Orioles won the game 2-1. (Keith Allison/Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

April 12, 2018

Money is a true motivator. This is the thought that goes through Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper’s mind every time he picks up a bat. Harper is currently in the last year of his contract with the Nationals, meaning that at the end of the year, he’ll look for a new team. But Harper, ...

MLB Managers to be honored come November

Sam Allery, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017

Will the Astros win yet again? With another MLB season in the books, another awards season has arrived. All 30 managers are vying for the honor of Manager of the Year. Even though only two get the trophy, many more are deserving. American League Manager of the Year          ...

New York Rookie Makes History Again and Again

Aaron Judge hits his 39th home run of the year on September 7th against the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees won the game 9-1. (Keith Allison via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

November 2, 2017

He’s Judge, jury and executioner. Since his first home run of the year on April 10th, Yankees rookie Aaron Judge has been the talk of baseball. The California native was fighting for his spot on the roster in March, and now he's an MVP candidate. While it had its ups and downs, Judge’s season had more significance than just home runs. Judge was a starter f...

MLB Playoffs Sure to be Exciting

Giancarlo Stanton swings for the fences in a 2015 game against the division rival Phillies. Despite Stanton’s home run, the Marlins lost the game 7-3.
(Corn Farmer via Flickr/CC BY-ND Gian2.0)

Sam Allery, Sports Section Editor

October 2, 2017

With one month left, no team is safe. The Major League Baseball (MLB) playoffs start in less than two weeks, many spots are still up for grabs. Three of the six divisions have a guaranteed winner, and all four wild card spots are still open. With over half the league’s teams vying for just 10 spot...

Japanese All-star Could Be Next Babe Ruth

Japanese All-star Could Be Next Babe Ruth

Sam Allery and Evan Spinney, Reporter/Reporter

April 28, 2017

Better than Ichiro Suzuki? Extraordinary baseball players from countries outside the United States are given the opportunity to come play in the American baseball league. In 2016, according to the official website of the Major League Baseball association (MLB), there were 238 athletes born outside t...

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