Bob Nightengale, Enquirer

Bob Nightengale

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Phoenix, AZ, United States

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  • Bucks Courier Times
  • Chicago Sun-Times
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  • North Jersey News
  • Rochester D and C
  • Tallahassee Democrat
  • The Tennessean
  • The Desert Sun
  • Ventura County Star
  • Caller.com
  • News-Leader
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Recent articles by Bob:

Nobody voted into Baseball Hall of Fame: Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Curt Schilling have one more year

No player was voted in the first time since 2013, but the drama is already evident for next year's voting. → Read More

Phillies bringing back J.T. Realmuto on five-year, $115.5 million deal

Realmuto spent the past two years with the Phillies and was one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. → Read More

Phillies bringing back J.T. Realmuto on five-year, $115.5 million deal

Realmuto spent the past two years with the Phillies and was one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. → Read More

Phillies bringing back J.T. Realmuto on five-year, $115.5 million deal

Realmuto spent the past two years with the Phillies and was one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. → Read More

Mets offer Reds' NL Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer near-record average annual contract

The Mets made a formal offer to Trevor Bauer that would make him baseball’s highest-paid pitcher on annual average salary. → Read More

Commentary: Why I voted for LaTroy Hawkins on my Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Hawkins epitomizes the character clause for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America: "Voting shall be based upon the player’s record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character and contribution to the team(s) on which the player played." → Read More

Opinion: I'll never forget my afternoon with Hank Aaron, a true American hero

Hank Aaron, one of baseball's all-time greats and an even better person off the field, died at the age of 86 on Friday. → Read More

Hall of Fame debate: Roger Clemens' dominance tarnished by PED allegations

If this were just about numbers, Roger Clemens would have been inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame eight years ago. Instead, PED ties taint legacy. → Read More

Rob Manfred: MLB teams should plan for spring training to start on time, full 162-game season to be played

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred informed clubs they should be preparing for spring training to start on time and to plan for a full 162-game season. → Read More

Detroit Tigers won't have to face Indians' star Francisco Lindor anymore after Mets trade

The New York Mets have agreed in principal on a trade to acquire All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor and pitcher Carlos Carrasco from Cleveland. → Read More

'It hurts:' After vowing change, Black candidates shut out again of MLB front office jobs

MLB vowed change this summer, but not one Black candidate was hired for any of the eight open GM or president of baseball operation positions. → Read More

Commentary: MLB again falling short of diversity in front offices

"I had fooled myself into feeling that by seeing people march on streets on our behalf, and that all people matter," White Sox executive vice president Ken Williams said, "there was going to be some change. I really thought that. I won’t make that mistake again." → Read More

MLB, union at odds over 2021 season start date

Owners want players to be vaccinated before reporting to spring training, would like the 2021 season to be delayed until May. The MLBPA wants the season to start on time, playing all 162 games with full pay. → Read More

White Sox manager Tony La Russa charged with DUI stemming from February arrest

New White Sox manager Tony La Russa was charged with driving under the influence in February in Phoenix, according to court records obtained by ESPN. → Read More

Justin Turner not disciplined by MLB for joining Dodgers during World Series celebration after positive COVID-19 test

Major League Baseball will not discipline Justin Turner for his decision to celebrate with his team after testing positive for COVID-19. → Read More

A year later, Alex Cora to return as Red Sox manager

Ten months after he was fired, seven months after he was suspended, and less than two weeks after being reinstated by Major League Baseball, Cora is right back where he started. → Read More

MLB says Justin Turner 'emphatically refused to comply' and stay in isolation after COVID-19 positive

The Dodgers third baseman was removed late in Game 6 after receiving a positive COVID-19 test but returned to the field to celebrate the win. → Read More

'It’s an unfortunate endpoint': Dodgers' World Series win marred by Justin Turner's return to field for celebration

The Dodgers' World Series win was spoiled when Justin Turner, who tested positive for COVID-19, returned to the field to celebrate with his teammates. → Read More

Dodgers defeat Rays in Game 6 to win first World Series title since 1988

Spurred by a controversial pitching, the Dodgers scored two runs in the sixth inning to win 3-1 and take their first championship in 32 years. → Read More

'He deserves it': Clayton Kershaw sets up Dodgers for first World Series title in 32 years

The narrative that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw can’t win the big one in October is on the verge of being shredded forever. → Read More