The Oakland Athletics have apparently agreed to a three year contract with Kansas City fan favorite Billy Butler.
Two former Oakland Athletic ball club members were inducted into the baseball’s Hall of Fame.
With 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?
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?
The 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.
San 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 .
The 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.
A 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.
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said he planned to sleep on his decision for a designated hitter for World Series Game 4 on Sunday.
Pablo Sandoval is set to be the San Francisco Giants’ designated hitter in Game 3 of the World Series on Saturday night.