Yankees History: Howard Spira Arrested for Extortion

The George Steinbrenner Era had its unique moments. One of them came on this day in 1990, when Howard Spira, a professional gambler, was arrested for extorting money from the Yankees owner.During the early part of his tenure as Yankees owner, George Steinbrenner ran the team like a demented Roman …

With Buxton, Kepler and Rosario, future is here for Twins OF

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) When Byron Buxton, Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario started in the Minnesota Twins organization, they were spindly teenagers with plenty of potential.

Cleveland Indians History: Steve Olin, Tim Crews Killed

The water can be a dangerous place at any time, especially for those boating while drunk. On this day in 1993, the Cleveland Indians came face to face with that tragedy when Steve Olin and Tim Crews were killed in a boat accident.When Jose Fernandez was killed while boating in the early morning ho…

Baseball fans rejoice: MLB Network is on PlayStation Vue

Baseball fans have more reason to pick up a PlayStation Vue membership now as Sony's subscription service has just added the MLB Network to its roster. The addition comes right in time for the April 2 start of the Major League Baseball season along w…