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Audio: MLB Daily Rundown 11.24.14

Hanley Ramirez (photo Jayne Kamin-Oncea / US PRESSWIRE

Hanley Ramirez, Pablo Sandoval and more… There have been several transactions garnering attention around the league. Kris Dunn sounds off in today’s Dugout View:  

Cope Cops Cup

Travis Cope wins the 2014 Governor's Cup at New Smyrna Speedway (RODNEY MEYERING RSEN)

  New Smyrna Speedway-New Smyrna, Florida  with Bob Meyering Rocket Sports & Eentertainment  readers know all about Travis Cope. Seems he has made our headlines often with Travis starting the season two for two at New Smyrna Speedway in 2014.  And today Cope finished his year in Victory Lane at the famed half mile racetrack just west of New […]

Players, Watch your Wallets

EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO

  Yesterday during the Rocket Report we talked about NHL hockey player Jack Johnson and his financial woes.  Johnson whom, by the end of the 2014-15 season will have made $23 million in his NHL career is bankrupt.  Johnson, filing for bankruptcy and parting with his financial caretakers who swindled away the money on their own […]

MLB Daily Rundown 11.21.14

Eddie Michels photo

What is going on in Toronto? Russell Martin has signed. Now they are looking at making other moves to try and keep up with the AL East. Will it play out in their favor?                     LISTEN to Kris Dunn in his View from the Dugout:

Ott to be a GM

(photo by PR Photo)

  The Lakers are in the depths of their worst start ever and things are not going to get any better any time soon. They are playing defense like they are all chugging gallons of promethazine before each game and they all stand around staring at Kobe as he pushing himself to the breaking point. […]

MSBL update: Smith on the Hill

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DUNEDIN, FLA.–The uniforms may say Reds but they are the San Antonio Bombers as Mike Smith pitches them to a complete game 8-3 victory over the Rhode Island Salty Dogs in the MSBL over 45 championship on Saturday November 15th.  Smith a former pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles scattered nine hits and added a two run […]

MLB Daily Rundown

Giancarlo Stanton (photo Matt Kartozian / USA TODAY Sports)

  Enough is enough! Here’s the deal with the Giancarlo Stanton mega-deal.

Week 11 JJ Rankings

17)   Cleveland (6-4)

Bigger impact? Getting Josh Gordon and Jordan Cameron back on offense? Or losing Karlos Dansby and Jabaal Sheard for the year on defense?(Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports)

First place is a bad place to be. Wait….what? That doesn’t make any sense. Well it did in Week 11. First place teams went a puzzling 2-6. The only two wins came at the expense of other first place teams, so if you take those two games out of the equation, first place teams went […]

Cardinals Trade for Braves’ Jason Heyward

JASON HEYWARD to the Cards (photo Jason Getz / USA TODAY Sports)

The St. Louis Cardinals addressed a glaring need, both offensively and defensively, today. Looking for an offensive boost, the Cards added outfielder Jason Heyward in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. The Cardinals also added reliever Jordan Walden. The Braves receive two right handers, Shelby Miller and Tyrell Jenkins. Miller, Baseball Prospectus’ 10th rated prospect in 2012, struggled early in 2014 […]

Mike Smith – MSBL in Dunedin

Mike Smith (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

DUNEDIN, FLA.–At age 51 former major league pitcher Mike Smith still has the desire to play the game.   Much like he did in the picture that shows him popping out to short on Thursday at the Toronto Blue Jays minor league complex.  Playing at the Jays complex isn’t Smith’s only connection to the one team […]