Oakland Coliseum

A’s Owner Giving Up Moving to San Jose?

Since 1968, Major League Baseball has been wrestling with having two teams in the San Francisco Bay Area market. Charlie Finley moved his Kansas City A’s franchise to Oakland after the 1967 season dividing the market into two baseball

Cuba

Why Is The NBA Visiting Havana?

In 1964, Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach took a number of NBA All Stars for a tour of Eastern Europe which was supposed to end in Red Square in Moscow, the capital of the Soviet Union. Red and the

Montreal and the MLB

MLB and Montreal: Is Love in the Air?

The headline on the FOX sports website screamed out, “Tampa Bay fans, take note: Passion for baseball is greater in Montreal.” The writer suggests Montreal would be a better place for a baseball franchise than St. Petersburg. But, before

Rob Manfred

Major League Baseball $alaries: Who Pays The Bills?

The Major League Baseball season is ready to start and with it comes the Chief Financial Officer approving twice a month paychecks to players. Those paychecks continue to grow with the average salary expected to hit a new record

Kris Bryant

Kris Bryant: It’s All About The Money

Kris Bryant may or may not be a Major League Baseball player on Opening Day. He also may be with the Iowa Cubs in Triple A Baseball. Either way the Bryant story is all about money; not in 2015,

Kevin Frandsen, Jordan Zimmermann, Wilson Ramos

2015 MLB Season Predictions

ELO Online : Who Is Going To Win The World Series in the 2015 MLB Season? On the latest ELO-Online, Eric Lopez previews the 2015 Major League Baseball season with the voice of Stetson Baseball, Ryan Rouse, Lopez  and Rouse

The Rays are worth more than ever before but are still the least valable team in the MLB

Rays Worth $625 Million: Last In The MLB

According to the 2015 Forbes Magazine list of The Value Of Major League Baseball Franchises, there is some good news and some bad news for the Tampa Bay Rays and their Florida counterparts the Miami Marlins. The good news is

Mariota

Extra Point Tackles Mariota/Winston, Rays Attendance and Breaking Color Barrier in MLB

EXTRA POINT SPORTS SHOW The inaugural Extra Point Sports Show with Tom Chang and Greg Lindberg began asking if the NFL Combine did anything to settle the Marcus Mariota and Jameis Winston debate for no. 1 pick. As the

Rob Manfred

Major League Baseball’s “Young” Ideas

For years, Major League Baseball has had an image problem and possibly a demographics deficiency. MLB is thought to have an older male audience that still clings to the days of Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron and

Dodgers cashed in big time with their local TV deal and others have followed.

Diamondbacks TV Deal Helps Rays

Right now the Tampa Bay Rays TV deal with Sun Sports/Fox Sports Florida pays them an estimated $20 million a year and it is up in 2016. They should send a gift basket to the Arizona Diamondbacks who just