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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Mexico City is a Front-Runner for Expansion MLB Team

Last season, the Houston Astros and San Diego Padres played two exhibition games in Mexico as part of Major League Baseball’s attempt to increase the popularity of the sport internationally. The teams played More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Which Teams Should Be Hitting The Panic Button In Early June?

So I just took a look at the standings to get a gauge on what’s going on around the majors. I had a pretty loose idea of who was doing well and who wasn’t, but I had no idea what the actual standings looked More...

By Jake Archer On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Who Is The Best Celebrity To Go To A Baseball Game With?

I’ll be honest, the reason I thought of this blog is because I saw the viral video of George W. Bush video bombing the reporter at the Texas Rangers game. When I saw that, I couldn’t help but think how cool More...

By Frank Pimentel On Monday, March 28th, 2016

Pablo Sandoval’s Days In Boston Numbered?

A report emerged this afternoon from Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe on the San Diego Padres taking a close look at Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Boston is also said to have reportedly contacted More...

Jack McKeon
By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Jack McKeon Baseball Legacy Even Has An Expos Pit Stop In Denver

JUPITER, Fla. — Sandwiched around managerial stints with the Royals, A’s, Padres, Reds and Marlins, Jack McKeon had a pit stop in Denver at Triple-A with a not-so good Expos’ farm team. To tell More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, February 26th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball Preview: NL West

FILE: From left, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball players John Jorgensen, Pee Wee Reese, Ed Stanky and Jackie Robinson pose at Ebbets Field in New York on April 15, 1947. Starting on March 1, Baseball Hot Corner will rank More...

Justin Upton
By Clayton Richer On Monday, January 18th, 2016

Justin Upton Signs Multi-Year Pact With Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have signed free agent outfielder Justin Upton according to industry sources. The six-year deal will be in the neighbourhood of $125 million according to Ken Rosenthal and have a draft pick More...

By Frank Pimentel On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Red Sox Acquire Craig Kimbrel

The Boston Red Sox have themselves a new closer, and his name is Craig Kimbrel. President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski has made his first official trade with the Red Sox, and he certainly made a splash. More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, November 9th, 2015

Two Starting Pitchers Should Accept The Qualifying Offer

The case for Ian Kennedy and Yovani Gallardo to accept their Q.O’s After the 2011 season, the A and B type free agent classification was changed to a qualifying offer system. A qualifying offer is a one year More...

By Wayne Cavadi On Monday, June 15th, 2015

San Diego Padres End The Bud Black Era

The Bud Black era in San Diego Padres history has come to an end. The #Padres have fired manager Bud Black after the team’s 32-33 start DETAILS: http://t.co/n2kvdyj69l pic.twitter.com/WXKglqXLg0 — FOX More...

By Kenny Bristow On Monday, April 27th, 2015
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Vol. 3: NL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Week 3 of the 2015 MLB campaign has come and gone and the only thing we know for sure about the NL West is that… well, we don’t know much. This time last week the Los Angeles Dodgers were going to dominate More...

By Matthew Roberts On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Sacramento River Cats v. Tacoma Rainiers Game Notes

As part of Baseball Hot Corner’s ongoing commitment to cover as much baseball around the country as possible, I attended today’s game between the San Francisco Giants Triple-A affiliate Sacramento River More...

By Kenny Bristow On Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Good Move For Los Angeles Dodgers Putting Yasiel Puig On 15-Day DL

Los Angeles Dodger’s star outfielder Yasiel Puig was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a left hamstring strain. Puig, who has been nursing the sore hamstring on and off for the past couple of More...

By Kenny Bristow On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Vol. 2: NL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Week 2 of the MLB season is officially behind us. Even though it’s early (and will be referred to as such to ward off any panic by slow starters), there were plenty of telltale signs in the NL West last week More...

By Kenny Bristow On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Vol. 1: NL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Here at Baseball Hot Corner some of the writers are starting a new weekly series, a wrap up of the state of each division. Each writer will nominate a position player of the week, pitcher of the week, team-by-team More...

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