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Panamanian Baseball Player Mariano Rivera Was Born in 1969

Today in Latin American history, Panamanian baseball player Mariano Rivera who pitches for the New York Yankees was born in 1969. continue reading »

MLB Stars Verlander, Posey Sign Big Contract Extensions

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey both received multi-year contract extensions that guarantee them at least $180 million and $167 million, respectively, in the coming years, according to media reports. continue reading »

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 (VIDEO)

ESPN Deportes and ESPN to Debut The Clemente Effect March 10 . An ESPN Deportes original film documenting Clemente’s incredible legacy 40 years after his tragic death continue reading »

Orioles Manager Earl Weaver Dies, Age 82

Baseball Hall of Fame member Earl Weaver, who managed the Baltimore Orioles, died from an apparent heart attack while on a Caribbean cruise. He was 82. continue reading »

Baseball’s Hall of Fame Has 4 Puerto Ricans on Ballot

Edgar Martinez and Bernie Williams head a group of four Puerto Ricans up for consideration in this year's Major League Baseball Hall of Fame balloting, the results of which will be announced on Wednesday. continue reading »

Mariano Rivera Hopes to Return to Yankees Next Year

New York Yankees reliever Mariano Rivera has informed the team that he wants to be back next season. The Panamanian pitcher "wants to play again. I am going to work with his agent, Fernando Cuza, on the details of his contract," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. continue reading »

David Ortiz Signs $26 Million, 2-year Deal with Boston Red Sox

Veteran Dominican-American slugger David Ortiz has reached a two-year, $26 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, sources close to the negotiations said. continue reading »

Blue Jays Slugger Jose Bautista Tosses Bat etc After Being Thrown Out (VIDEO)

Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista didn’t go quietly after being ejected from Friday’s game against Tampa Bay in the sixth inning. Baseball’s reigning home run king tossed his bat, helmet, padding and a water bottle onto the field before leaving the dugout. continue reading »

Puerto Rican Roberto Alomar Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

The Former Toronto Blue Jay and probably best second-base man of all time was inducted into the hall of fame. Alomar, who played second base for the Blue Jays in the 1992 and 1993 World Series Championships has become the first Blue Jay to be inducted to the HOF, and the twentieth second baseman. He is the third Puerto Rican to be inducted, the other two are Orlando Cepeda and Roberto Clemente. continue reading »

Watch New York Mets’ José Reyes Shortstopping Reggaetón Rhymes (VIDEO)

Take a look at the video of the Mets player with Voltio, Vakero, Poeta Callejero & Big Mato. What do you think? continue reading »

MLB Home Run Derby: A Latino Affair (VIDEO)

Dominican Robinson Cano out-slugged Venezuelan Adrián González 12-11 after both hit 20 homers in the first two rounds. continue reading »

Dominican Pitcher Francisco Liriano Throws First No-Hitter of the Season

The Dominican Republic pitcher for the Minnesota Twins, prevented the White Sox from scoring at home, in the U.S. Cellular Field by pitching the first no-hitter of the baseball season. continue reading »

San Francisco Giants Name Colombian Edgar Rentería Their Most Valuable Player

Edgar Renteria was named the 2010 World Series Most Valuable Player after his three-run homerun gave the winning advantage to the San Francisco Giants in their first world series in 56 years. continue reading »

White Sox Ozzie Guillen Not Happy with Latino’s Treatment

Always outspoken , Ozzie Guillen says he is the only person concerned with the use of performance enhancing drugs in Latin America, and disagrees strongly with the fact that translators are not provided for young recruits from Latin America like they are for other non-English speaking athletes. continue reading »