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Bob Nightengale


Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Bob:

Former Dodger Dave Stewart livid about team's handling of Trevor Bauer case

Dave Stewart says the Dodgers should have taken action against Trevor Bauer and will not attend a celebration of the team's 1981 World Series title. → Read More

Padres' Tommy Pham settles strip club lawsuit, working to get strength back from stabbing

Tommy Pham, who sued a strip club for security negligence, reached an out-of-court settlement that his attorneys received Thursday. → Read More

'Too old to fight that fight,' Bryan Price happily stepped away from modern MLB

Price, who retired as the Phillies pithing coach in Oct. 2020, has no regrets about his decision. He says he no longer was in love with the game. → Read More

Angels fire coach Mickey Callaway after MLB's sexual harassment investigation: 'I take responsibility'

MLB also suspended longtime coach Mickey Callaway, a graduate of Germantown High, through at least the 2022 season. → Read More

'What did you expect?' Joe West booed as he sets record with his 5,376th game as an umpire

The emotional tributes poured out Tuesday night as major league umpire Joe West called his record 5,376th game in Chicago. → Read More

Lonesome Cowboy: Joe West prepared to stand alone among umpires

The 75-year-old is scheduled to set the career record for games Tuesday. What a strange journey it has been for one of the most colorful men in blue. → Read More

'Really pumped up' Albert Pujols eager to help Dodgers win another World Series championship

Albert Pujols says he feels right at home with the Los Angeles Dodgers as he begins perhaps the final chapter of his MLB career. → Read More

Nightengale's Notebook: No stranger to change, Bud Selig supports MLB's ongoing reforms

Bud Selig, who retired six years ago as MLB's commish, supports the ongoing reforms and is intrigued by the experimental rules in the minor leagues. → Read More

Free agent Albert Pujols, Los Angeles Dodgers agree to major-league contract

Pujols was batting .198 with five home runs in 24 games and is fifth all-time with 667 career homers. → Read More

Los Angeles Angels drop former Reds nemesis Albert Pujols from roster

The Angels plan to release the future Hall of Famer hardly a month into the final year of his contract. → Read More

After whirlwind month, Alex Rodriguez talks about the state of game, Dodgers-Padres rivalry

After whirlwind month, Alex Rodriguez talks about state of the modern game, Dodgers-Padres rivalry and today's stars. → Read More

Bad blood continues to bubble up as Los Angeles Dodgers get best of San Diego Padres again

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw got into a heated exchange with Jurickson Profar, but later drew a bases-loaded walk that proved to be the winning run. → Read More

'We’re going to miss him dearly:' Tommy Lasorda's presence felt as Los Angeles Dodgers continue hot start

The Dodgers honored Tommy Lasorda on Saturday and made sure he was pounding his chest with pride from high above with a 9-5 win against the Nationals. → Read More

Joe Musgrove, the kid who grew up a Padres fan, gives San Diego its first no-hitter

It only took 52 years and 8,206 games, but the San Diego Padres have their first no-hitter, thanks to a pitcher who grew up a fan, Joe Musgrove. → Read More

2021 MLB All-Star Game will be played at Denver's Coors Field after event pulled out of Atlanta

Coors Field, home of the Colorado Rockies, will be the new host for the 2021 MLB All-Star Game after the Midsummer Classic was moved out of Atlanta. → Read More

Cody Bellinger's home run became an RBI single in Dodgers' bizarre blunder

Justin Turner robbed teammate Cody Bellinger of a home run on opening day as part of a blunder that cost the Dodgers a run. → Read More

Major League Baseball relaxing COVID-19 protocols for fully vaccinated players, staff

Teams with 85% of players and staff can travel with their families, go to restaurants and no longer have to wear a mask on the bench. → Read More

Reno Aces opening day pushed to May; MLB to start season with alternate site camps

The Triple-A season was originally scheduled to begin April 6, but MLB plans to push it back to allow alternate sites to start the year. → Read More

Opinion: Trevor Bauer happy with Dodgers, and Mets happy without Bauer

New Dodgers ace Trevor Bauer makes his debut on the same day Mets chief Sandy Alderson questions whether they are better off having not signed him. → Read More

Ken Griffey Jr. wants to help diversify Major League Baseball, get the sport 'back where it belongs'

Ken Griffey Jr., one of the greatest baseball players ever, is helping Major League Baseball try to diversify the sport. Is it an impossible mission? → Read More