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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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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