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Happy Snakesgiving: D-Backs Land Yasmany Tomas

Arizona lands Cuban outfielder. Koji Sasahara/Associated Press

The past week has brought several familiar faces into new places. Now the baseball world will see a new face in a new place. The Arizona Diamondbacks have apparently reached a deal with Cuban superstar Yasmany Tomas. The deal first reported by Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. Breaking: Cuban outfielder YasmanyTomas & D-backs have agreed to […]

LISTEN: View from the Dugout 11.25.14

Ryan Howard singles to right in a rehab start in Clearwater this summer (Eddie Michels photo)

  Could you afford this house on an allowance? If you were making $125M over five years, would your parents be giving you an allowance from that salary…I didn’t think so! Listen to my Dugout View, it may shock you!  

Audio: View from the Dugout 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

(EDDIE MICHELS/PHOTO)

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 […]