Baseball season stars well for Tampa Bay

While the Morning Joe panel talks about the slow start to the baseball season for the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, veteran columnist Mike Barnicle praises the Tampa Bay Ray’s early season success as the team sits atop of the American League East Division. “Nobody goes to see [...]

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Opening Day!

"Baseball is part of us. You know, it's like our faith. You're born with it, and you live with it, and it’s every day. It's a constant. The days get longer, the weather gets warmer. It's a relief from the everyday stress of things that we talk about each and [...]

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MLB superstar Mike Trout’s new deal

Listen in on the Morning Joe discussion about the record-breaking $426.5-million contract extension signed by Major League Baseball superstar Mike Trout with the Los Angeles Angels. “Certainly, (he’s) the greatest ballplayer since Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle in the early 1950s—there’s no doubt about that. He is a generational player, [...]

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Spring Training!

“Joe, I'm going out and buying a new catcher's mitt today in anticipation of tomorrow. That’s what tomorrow is all about,” says veteran columnist Mike Barnicle to Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough as the two of them share their excitement for the start of the new Major League Baseball season [...]

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Congratulations to Mariano Rivera

“Congratulations to Mariano Rivera, a wonderful human being, as well as a great pitcher, who single handedly gave up the greatest hit in the history of the Boston Red Sox—Bill Miller's single in the ninth inning to drive in a run to tie the game in the 2004 American League [...]

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The upcoming baseball season

As the Morning Joe conversation turns to the upcoming 2018 MLB season, veteran columnist Mike Barnicle says of the Boston Red Sox: “It's a very good team, a very good team. The whole year is going to come down to (pitcher) David Price, though. Which David Price is going [...]

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Who will be the big winner in the pivotal game 7 between the Cubs and the Indians?

“The only sad thing about is there's not a game 8, 9, 10 and 11 to take us through the weekend,” says Morning Joe senior contributor Mike Barnicle at the top of the show, recapping the game. “But we are going to game seven! bats came alive. The [...]

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“You can just lose yourself in baseball.”

“It's such a relief from the campaign news and political news. You can just lose yourself in baseball,” said Morning Joe senior contributor Mike Barnicle about Game One of the World Series played last night. Hear the conversation between Barnicle and host Joe Scarborough about baseball - instead of politics [...]

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Mike Barnicle’s prediction on who will win the World Series

“The Cavaliers get their rings….The Cleveland Indians begin game one of the World Series. It’s great for Cleveland. It’s great to see these two mid-Western teams in it,” says Morning Joe veteran columnist Mike Barnicle in conversation with the show's host Joe Scarborough about the Cavs celebrating their first-ever [...]

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Mike Barnicle on David Price’s pitching debut with the Boston Red Sox

Following David Price’s pitching debut with the Boston Red Sox in a 6-2 win against the Cleveland Indians, Mike Barnicle makes light of Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski’s decision to contract the ace pitcher for $217 million. Watch Mike humorously recreate the decision, only on MSNBC’s Morning [...]

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