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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Mike Barnicle on the controversial Major League Baseball player Pete Rose

On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, contributor Mike Barnicle shares his thoughts on the controversial Major League Baseball player Pete Rose, who was just inducted into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. "Pete Rose belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame,” states Mike. "Put on his plaque what happened and what he [...]

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Mike Barnicle on the newest additions to the National Baseball Hall of Fame

Morning Joe’s Willie Geist and Mike Barnicle talk about the newest additions to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown — Ken Griffey Jr. (Seattle Mariners) and Mike Piazza's (New York Mets). Find out who else Barnicle believes should make the cut and who may never make it. Only [...]

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The 2015 Boston Red Sox Baseball Fan Infographic

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Moving Us Toward the Light

Courtesy of The New York Governor's Office "His ambition for himself wasn’t great enough (he should have run!), but his ambition for America was as noble as a politician’s could be." Extract taken from Mike Barnicle's "Mario Cuomo, Always Moving Us Toward the Light." [...]

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Bobby Valentine Talks Red Sox

Courtesy Sarah Glenn/Getty "He is semi-fluent in Japanese. He is a gourmet cook, a ballroom dancer, inventor of the wrap sandwich, a consumer of Malcolm Gladwell’s books as well as sheet after sheet of sabermetrics; he has been fired by George W. Bush, worn a disguise in a dugout, colored his hair [...]

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Mike Barnicle On One Of The Most Successful Collaborations In Baseball

"...characters out of a kind of baseball version of Upstairs-Downstairs the old PBS series about class and expectation. One is Ivy League. The other is Summer League. One grew up dreaming of baseball. The other played it, raised in a house with a father who made a living at it [...]

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