If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?
With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:
In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.
Springer nearing a return to Astros
Jim Callis of MLB.com joined Brien and Paul to talk about the Astros trade of Jared Cosart for a prospect that they almost selected instead of Mark Appel.
Jeff Luhnow “We still have a lot of depth”
Jared Cosart has been traded to the Miami Marlins.
On the verge of a pleasantly surprising series win over the first-place A’s deep into Tuesday’s game, the clock figuratively struck midnight on the short-handed Astros. A 4-1 lead entering the ninth-inning? Gone. A series […]
“I’m trying to help this team win and rebuild”
Alyson Footer, MLB.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss the latest happenings with the Astros. She thought this uproar over Mark Appel throwing a bullpen was a bit over blown by the media. She said twitter got ahead of the story and helped to blow things out of proportion. Footer says the “jury is still out” when it comes to how the league views Bo Porter’s managerial style with the Astros because it’s too early to know. She said the general attitude towards the Astros on the national level is very skeptical about what they are doing, but are waiting to see what will happen. She said the Astros have kind of been on a bit of a downward spiral since the 2007 draft where they didn’t draft a single useful player for the team.