DH For Giants? MLB Commissioner Says NL Teams More ReceptiveMajor League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says National League teams may be more receptive to the designated hitter than in the past.
This Week In Baseball: It's Time For The DH In Both LeaguesThe debate over whether the DH should be implemented in all of baseball has come around again, this writer thinks it's time for a change.
A's Reportedly Sign Veteran DH Billy Butler To 3-Year DealThe Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.
Frank Thomas, Tony La Russa Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of FameTwo former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.
Sports Verdict: How Would You Change Baseball? Instant Replay Vs. Designated HitterWith several rule changes under consideration in MLB, two interesting prospects include expanding replay reviews in the game, and allowing the NL to exercise a DH option. If one were forced to choose either of these options, which would be best?
Daily Madden: Do Punters And Designated Hitters Belong In Halls Of Fame?David Ortiz led the Red Sox to an 11-4 win over the Mariners Wednesday night, becoming baseball's all time leader in hits as a designated hitter. Are Ortiz' accomplishments enough to get him in the Hall of Fame, where there are no designated hitters?
Hall Of Fame Giant, Athletic Cepeda Headed Back To Boston As Red Sox Honor DHThe DH is 40 years old this season, and Orlando Cepeda is headed to Boston next month to help celebrate the anniversary. He will be recognized at Fenway Park on May 8.
Bochy Ponders Who Giants DH Will Be For Game 3San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy has been contemplating who to use as his designated hitter when the World Series shifts to Detroit for Game 3 on Saturday night .
A's And Hideki Matsui Finalize 1-Year DealThe A’s and free agent slugger Hideki Matsui finalized a one-year contract Tuesday after he passed a physical. The sides had agreed to terms during the weekend.
Former A's DH Cust Appears Headed To SeattleA person with knowledge of the deal says designated hitter and outfielder Jack Cust has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Seattle Mariners.
Bochy Undecided On Giants' DH For Game 4San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he planned to sleep on his decision for a designated hitter for World Series Game 4 on Sunday.
Sandoval To Start At Designated Hitter For GiantsPablo Sandoval is set to be the San Francisco Giants' designated hitter in Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night.