Thursday, October 22, 2020

A-Rod sublets third base to minor leaguers

After striking out in seven consecutive at-bats during the playoffs this year, Alex Rodriguez caused controversy in New York when he decided to sublet his contract with the Yankees to minor leaguers.

McDonald’s offers free Mets stock with purchase of large soda

The company will now offer free stock in the New York Mets with the purchase of a large soda at retail price. McDonald's also said that it had at one point considered just placing stock on the Dollar Menu, but $1 per share was deemed to be far too expensive for part ownership in the Mets.

Cubs players allowed cell phones on field to refute internet trade rumors

In the wake of Monday’s events – during which Ryan Dempster himself cut down wild trade speculation shortly before the Cubs played in Pittsburgh – the Cubs’ front office has deemed it necessary for players to have their cell phones on them at all times. If only to prove where they are.

Cubs headed to postseason after winning Holiday Inn Road to October Sweepstakes

“I've been a big fan of sweepstakes since I was a kid growing up in Oregon, so I figured I'd give the contest a shot," said the big winner Darwin Barney. “I really had no idea I'd win, but this is great.”

Campana finally gets ‘I like you’ note passed to Carrie Muskat

After months of crushing on MLB.com’s Cubs beat reporter Carrie Muskat, outfielder Tony Campana was finally able to get a note passed to her that read “I like you. Do you like me? Check yes or no.”