Who Needs A DH When You Have BumgarnerBruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather than using a designated hitter.
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?
Manny Ramirez May Not Be Ready To Play When Suspension EndsManager Bob Melvin says the A’s want to make sure Ramirez is fully prepared and comfortable with his swing before he plays in major league games following his stint with Triple-A Sacramento. Melvin still hopes that could be on time.
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.