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Giants' Pitcher Refuses to Kneel with Teammates: 'I Can't Kneel Before Anything but God'

Giants' Pitcher Refuses to Kneel with Teammates: 'I Can't Kneel Before Anything but God'

San Francisco Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod recently refused to kneel prior to the National Anthem in a team-wide show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. He cited his Christian faith as the reason he refused to kneel.

The Latest on the Astros Scandal: The Only Remedy for Cheating in Life

The Latest on the Astros Scandal: The Only Remedy for Cheating in Life

Mike Fiers, a pitcher who played for the Astros in 2017, told the Athletic last November that the team used a video camera in center field to film the opposing team’s signs to its pitchers. Players or team staffers watching the live camera feed then signaled to the batter what kind of pitch was coming. MLB opened an investigation, concluding in January 2020 that Fiers’s allegations were correct. The Astros’ manager and general manager were suspended for the 2020 season (the team fired both on the day their suspensions were announced). The team was fined the maximum allowable $5 million and stripped of its first- and second-round picks in the 2020 and 2021 drafts.

Former Red Sox All-Star Manny Ramirez Finds God, Enrolls in Seminary

Former Red Sox All-Star Manny Ramirez Finds God, Enrolls in Seminary

Former Red Sox player and cog in the franchise's 2004 World Series victory, Manny Rameriez shared in a recent interview that he found God and is now in seminary school.

‘More Christian than Baseball Player’: How Anthony Rendon Balances Faith and Fame

‘More Christian than Baseball Player’: How Anthony Rendon Balances Faith and Fame
The 2019 World Series starts tonight, pitting the Houston Astros against the Washington Nationals. While there are many storylines worth following with the series, the play of Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon is among the most interesting.

Astros’ Jose Altuve Was ‘Thanking God’ While Hitting ALCS-Winning Home Run

Astros’ Jose Altuve Was ‘Thanking God’ While Hitting ALCS-Winning Home Run
When Jose Altuve of the Houston Astros belted a walk-off homer Saturday to send his team to the World Series, he high-fived coaches, hugged teammates, and pointed to the crowd.

The Faith of Mariano Rivera: The Hammer of God Heads to Cooperstown

The Faith of Mariano Rivera: The Hammer of God Heads to Cooperstown
Since 1932, 323 players, managers, executives and umpires have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. What they all have in common is that none of them, not even Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, or Joe DiMaggio, were elected unanimously.

Mariano Rivera Becomes First Player Unanimously Voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Gives All the Glory to God

Mariano Rivera Becomes First Player Unanimously Voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Gives All the Glory to God
Retired New York Yankees’ pitcher Mariano Rivera made history on Tuesday when he became the first player to unanimously be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame and he gave all of the glory to God.
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