Dusty Baker wants to manage beyond this season, but hes only under contract through the 2017 campaign right now and he and the Washington Nationals are not engaged in talks about an extension according to a report. Second-year Washington Nationals skipper Dusty Baker told reporters earlier this Spring that he wanted to manage beyond this season after leading the Nats to a division crown and an NLDS loss in his first season in the nations capital in 2016. Baker, 67, returned to managing for the first time since 2013 and led the Nationals to 95 wins in his 21st season on the bench and the first year of the reported 2-year/$4M deal the veteran manager signed with the Nationals in late 2015.
Lots of teams have crazy concession items and lots of them will circulate photos of the more gonzo ones in the coming week leading up to the baseball season. The Braves, however, have been one of the more aggressive players in the gimmick concession item game in recent years, and they just sent around a release talking about some of the stuff they, and their concessionaire, Delaware North, will be serving at their new ballpark, Sun Trust Park, in 2017. Among them:a blackened catfish po boy, which is a blackened 6-ounce filet of catfish cut up among three tacos, with a cajun remoulade. Some BBQ beef brisket sliders. A double burger. An ice cream bar. They’re also going to have a regionally-inspired
Major League Baseball has a rich history, with hundreds of great or legendary players that hold a special place in the hearts and minds of fans. One type of player that’s impossible to forget is the kind that drives in a ton of runs, which is why we have the 25 players with the most RBI in major league history. In his 21-year career, Ripken only had four seasons in which he topped 100 RBI, with his career-high of 114 coming in 1991.