2018 CLEVELAND INDIANS BASEBALL CAPSULE

          2018 CLEVELAND INDIANS BASEBALL CAPSULE MANAGER: Terry Francona 2017 RECORD: 102 – 60 HOME RECORD: 49 – 32 ROAD RECORD: 53 – 28 2018 PREDICTION: 1st AL Central   TEAM INFO: BALL PARK: Progressive Field OPENED: 1994 LEFT: 325 CENTER: 400 RIGHT: 325 SEASON...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

            1924      Boston Braves' third baseman Tony Boeckel becomes the first major leaguer to be killed in an automobile accident when he dies from injuries received as a passenger yesterday in San Diego. Yankee outfielder Bob Meusel, also a passenger of the car...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY FEBRUARY 15

            1931      Crescent Lake Field, the Yankees spring training site since 1925, is renamed Miller Huggins Field in honor of the team's late manager, who passed away at the end of the 1929 season. In 1963, the facility will be called Huggins-Stengel Field, to...

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2018 TORONTO BLUE JAYS CAPSULE

          2018 TORONTO BLUE JAYS CAPSULE MANAGER: JOHN GIBBONS 2017 RECORD: 76-86 HOME RECORD: 42-39 ROAD RECORD: 34-47 2018 PREDICTION: 3RD AL EAST   TEAM INFO: Rogers Centre OPENED: 1989 LEFT: 328 CENTER: 400 RIGHT: 328   SEASON OPENER:  MARCH 29 vs. NY Yankees  ...

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THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY

On February 14 in ... 1887 - Chicago Cubs sell Mike King Kelly to Boston for record $10,000. 1890 - First New South Wales versus South Australia first-class cricket game. 1896 - South Africa all out for 30 versus England in cricket- their lowest ever. 1896 - Stanley...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

            1887      For a record price of $10,000, the Cubs, then known as the White Stockings, sell current National League batting champ and future Hall of Famer Mike King Kelly to the Beaneaters. The popular box office draw, who will earn his nickname King while...

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2018 TAMPA BAY RAYS CAPSULE

          2018 TAMPA BAY RAYS CAPSULE   MANAGER: Kevin Cash   2017 RECORD: 80-82   HOME RECORD: 42-39   ROAD RECORD: 38-43   2018 PREDICTION: 5th AL EAST   TEAM INFO:   Tropicana Field   OPENED: 1990   LEFT: 315   CENTER: 404   RIGHT: 322     SEASON OPENER: March 29...

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TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY

            1914      The Cubs exchange second basemen with the Braves, sending future Hall of Famer Johnny Evers to Boston for Bill Sweeney. Boston gets the better of the deal when their new middle infielder plays a pivotal role in the club's World Championship this...

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