After almost being moved to Florida, the San Francisco Giants opened a new era in their long history with the arrival of left fielder Barry Bonds. In one of the last great pennant races before the major leagues added wild-card teams to the playoffs, the Giants won 103 games—and missed the postseason anyway, thanks to a Game 162 loss against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
The Grant Napear Show opened after the conclusion of the A’s-Mets game, beginning with discussion of the Giant’s winning their protest concerning last night’s delay debacle at Wrigley Field. The Giants and Cubs will resume […]
Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners. A. Bartlett Giamatti ran Pete Rose out of baseball, Fay […]
Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom […]
On the big show today, we were joined by Lorenzo Neal. Lorenzo spoke on the NFL in general and his thoughts on Michael Sam and Ray Rice. We played the Jim Norton interview which was […]
The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday. After reviewing several modifications made by the Oakland City Council last week, team owner Lew […]
New York Yankees’ legendary shortstop Derek Jeter made his fourteenth and final appearance in the MLB All-Star Game last night at Target Field in Minneapolis. Jeter got a pair of hits and scored the first […]
The 2014 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis on July 15. Here are 5 things you need to know about the game.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Major League Baseball’s lawyers say in a court filing that the Oakland Athletics’ request to move to San Jose was turned down in June by Commissioner Bud Selig. The decision was […]
With the start of the Kings Season starting last night Grant kicked off the show talking about the game and the atmosphere that was in the building from the start. He talked about the journey […]
The A’s won their 16th division title in 2013, but bowed out with a disappointing ALDS loss (again).