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Robinson Cano and Fernando Rodney (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

English Lessons Paying Off For MLB Teams

Hundreds of young Latin American players around the country are also speaking with ease, thanks to greater resources devoted to teaching English skills and other day-to-day tasks in American life as part of the transition to baseball in the U.S.

1090 The Fan–07/14/2014

Oakland Athletics masher Brandon Moss is deserving of an All-Star nod. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Churchill: My MLB All-Star Teams

The 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is at Target Field in Minnesota a week from Tuesday. Jason A. Churchill provides his ballot for both leagues.

1090 The Fan–07/05/2014

Jeff Samardzija will head to Oakland to pitch for the best team in baseball. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Analysis: A’s-Cubs Strike Mega Deal

The Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs struck a deal Friday, sending two starting pitchers to Oakland and three players to Chicago, including a top prospect.

1090 The Fan–07/04/2014

Could Seattle Mariners CEO & minority owner Howard Lincoln be near the end of his tenure? (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Geoff Baker On MLB’s Wild Card, M’s Ownership

Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times joined The Steve Sandmeyer Show Tuesday, discussing the impact of MLB’s second Wild Card.

1090 The Fan–06/17/2014

Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez is among the top Cy Young contenders in 2014. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Prospect Insider: 2014 Cy Young Candidates

Prospect Insider’s Adam H. Wong presents the top Cy Young candidates in each league.

1090 The Fan–03/13/2014

(Andrew Zaeh/Paradigm Talent Agency)

Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

Ralph Kiner in 2011 (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Slugger Ralph Kiner Dies At 91

Ralph Kiner, who slugged his way to the baseball Hall of Fame and then enjoyed a half-century career as a popular broadcaster, died Thursday. He was 91.

1090 The Fan–02/06/2014

Tanaka played in the World Baseball Classic, but is headed to Major League Baseball in 2014.  (Photo by Koji Watanabe/Getty Images)

Churchill: Buzz On Tanaka, Mariners On Fire

Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.

1090 The Fan–01/07/2014

Russell Wilson (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/12: Wilson Sticking To Football

Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders did it well.  Michael Jordan not so much.  Russell Wilson tried it before.  They are all tremendous athletes who have been good enough to take a stab at professional  baseball. […]

1090 The Fan–12/12/2013

(Brian Garfinkel/Getty Images)

MLB Looks To Ban Home Plate Collisions

Home plate collisions may be leaving Major League Baseball, but the arguments surrounding the controversial tactic are definitely not going anywhere.

1090 The Fan–12/10/2013

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