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Cubs Pitching Coach Tommy Hottovy Details Recovery from COVID-19

Chicago Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy said he "got crushed" by COVID-19. During an appearance on 670 The Score's Mully & Haugh Show , the 38-year-old Hottovy explained ...

ian desmond - Bleacher Report
7:52am PDT - July 1st, 2020

5 things to know for July 1: Coronavirus, Hong Kong, school choice, NAFTA, economy

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.

ian desmond - CNN
2:54am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Two-time All-Star Ian Desmond will sit out the 2020 MLB season, citing racial injustice as the reason why

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond shared a poignant Instagram post on Monday, explaining why he will miss the remainder of the season.

ian desmond - Fox Sports
9:22pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Rockies GM supports Desmond's decision to skip '20 season

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he supports Ian Desmond’s decision to sit out the 2020 season to focus on his young family and help rejuvenate youth baseball in his hometown in Florida.

ian desmond - Associated Press
6:21pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

So much for the West's warnings -- China's going to do what China's going to do

China's decision to impose a draconian new security law in Hong Kong is a watershed in international relations, proof that Beijing is now sufficiently confident of its own power to accept the global consequences.

ian desmond - CNN
6:11pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

'Home is where I need to be right now': Rockies' Desmond to sit out MLB season

The 34-year-old Desmond wrote Monday night on Instagram that the "COVID-19 pandemic has made this baseball season one that is a risk I am not comfortable taking." But the biracial slugger also mentioned a myriad of issues within baseball as well.

ian desmond - CBC News
4:52pm PDT - June 30th, 2020

Ian Desmond, in powerful Instagram post on race and inclusion, opts out of 2020 season

On Instagram, Desmond wrote about systemic racism and a lack of inclusion in baseball.

ian desmond - The Washington Post
11:17am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Report: Rockies sign Kemp to replace Desmond - Reuters

The Colorado Rockies struck a deal with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reported on Tuesday.

ian desmond - Reuters
10:12am PDT - June 30th, 2020

MLB's Ian Desmond, in a powerful post about racism and social injustice, opts out of 2020 season

Major League Baseball player Ian Desmond is opting out of the truncated 2020 season. Coronavirus concerns factored into his decision, but so did the national reckoning with racism -- something Desmond says needs to happen within the league, too.

ian desmond - CNN
9:12am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Matt Kemp, Rockies Reportedly Agree to Minor League Contract

The Colorado Rockies have reportedly signed veteran Matt Kemp to a minor league deal, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today . He will replace Ian Desmond on the roster after Desmond announced he would opt out of the 2020 season...

ian desmond - Bleacher Report
8:21am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Baseball-Rockies' Desmond to sit out MLB season citing host of concerns - Reuters India

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond has said he will sit out the Major League Baseball (MLB) season, citing the risks of playing during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as concerns over the lack of Black representation in the sport.

ian desmond - Reuters
8:01am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Baseball-Rockies' Desmond to sit out MLB season citing host of concerns

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond has said he will sit out the Major League Baseball (MLB) season, citing the risks of playing during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as concerns over the lack of Black representation in the sport.

ian desmond - Reuters
8:00am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Several MLB players opting out of season over coronavirus concerns

Numerous pro baseball players have announced plans to opt out of the 2020 MLB season due to concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and the protests over police brutality and racism that have engulfed cities across...

ian desmond - The Hill
7:52am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Rockies' Ian Desmond's passionate essay reveals why he's skipping pandemic-shortened season

Colorado Rockies infielder Ian Desmond penned a heartfelt message Monday explaining why he won’t be participating in the coronavirus pandemic-shortened 2020 season when baseball returns.

ian desmond - Fox News
5:10am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Read Rockies' Ian Desmond's powerful words on why he's opting out of the 2020 MLB season

The outfielder spoke about injustices in Little League, MLB and the world.

ian desmond - USA Today
4:42am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Monday's Sports in Brief

Monday's Sports in Brief

ian desmond - Fox Sports
12:38am PDT - June 30th, 2020

Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond announces he won't play in 2020 MLB season in stirring Instagram post

The Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond announced in a stirring social media post Monday night that he is opting out of the 2020 season.

ian desmond - USA Today
10:26pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Rockies OF Desmond decides to sit out this season

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond plans to sit out this season to be with his family and help the youth baseball program in his hometown in Florida

ian desmond - Fox Sports
8:52pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Rockies OF Desmond decides to sit out this season

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond plans to sit out this season to be with his family and help the youth baseball program in his hometown in Florida.

ian desmond - Associated Press
8:52pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Rockies' Ian Desmond Announces He Will Opt Out of 2020 MLB Season

Colorado Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond announced he's opting out of the 2020 MLB season. "But that doesn't mean Im leaving baseball behind for the year," Desmond said...

ian desmond - Bleacher Report
7:52pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

From Livan Hernandez to Stephen Strasburg, a look back at every home run by a Nationals pitcher

The days of pitchers batting may be over, which is a great reason to examine each and every long ball hit by those who pitched for Washington.

ian desmond - The Washington Post
4:00am PDT - June 19th, 2020

Inside Politics – Coronavirus special: Boris Johnson lets single people form 'support bubble'

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ian desmond - Independent
10:58pm PDT - June 10th, 2020