Joe Torre says Major League Baseball’s playing rules committee leaned toward banning all home plate collisions but concluded it would be unrealistic because contact between catchers and baserunners is sometimes unavoidable.
Rather than ban home plate collisions outright, Major League Baseball and its players adopted a rule limiting them this season.
Baseball’s new guidelines regarding home plate collisions will be released on Monday.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
The baseball winter meetings are starting with a look back.
Major League Baseball Executive Vice President Joe Torre says momentum is gaining toward taking action that would help prevent collisions at home plate.
Co-owned by Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre, Game On Dude is already the richest active horse in North America with earnings of $5,602,158. He’s on a six-race winning streak, including five in a row this year, and hasn’t lost since the 2012 Classic, when 9-1 shot Fort Larned pulled the upset.
There’s little Bob Baffert hasn’t won in horse racing. The trainer can count nine victories in Triple Crown races, including three Kentucky Derbies, and seven Breeders’ Cup wins in his Hall of Fame career.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Real estate developer Rick Caruso and former Dodgers’ manager Joe Torre have dropped their joint bid to buy the Dodgers, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A person familiar with one of the group’s plans said remaining bidders for the Dodgers are being invited to meetings with the team’s management in Los Angeles.
BS2 has learned that Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt believes he might fetch $2 billion for the franchise. Approximately 12 groups submitted bids by Monday’s deadline, with our sources telling us that it appears Mark Cuban and Dennis Gilbert will not advance to the next round of bidding.
Joe Torre has resigned as the executive vice president of Major League Baseball to pursue ownership of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Torre, who managed the Dodgers from 2008 to 2010, has joined a group that is trying to purchase the team.
Kershaw was ejected in Wednesday night’s game for hitting Arizona’s Gerardo Parra, the day after Parra took offense to nearly being hit by Los Angeles reliever Hong-Chih Kuo.
Former New York manager Joe Torre has been invited to Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium.