MLB Articles

Mike Trout
The World Series may be over and the Chicago Cubs have finally exorcised their century-long demons, but the Major League Baseball calendar is never-ending. This week the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) will make their...
Jake Rose
2 weeks ago
Dave Winfield, 65, is one of sports’ true gentlemen, as fans of the Padres, Yankees, Angels, Blue Jays, Twins and Indians can attest. The 6’6”, 220-pound outfielder brought a sweet swing, great glove and positive attitude to every...
Nathan Rush
2 weeks ago
It’s finally going to happen. Either the Cleveland Indians or the Chicago Cubs are going to win this year’s World Series, ending one of the two longest active World Series championship droughts.   The Indians won their last World...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs had wild roads to get to the National League Championship Series.   The Dodgers, the most injured team in baseball this season, slugged their way to a fourth straight NL West title and an NLCS...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Both the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays swept what many might have called superior opponents in their respective American League Division Series. Cleveland shocked the baseball world by keeping Boston, the best offense in the game, in...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 31 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in...
Nathan Rush
1 month ago
While most athletes are content to enjoy the limelight on the field of competitive sports, many have tried to bask in the bright lights of Hollywood. Here are 31 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in...
Nathan Rush
1 month ago
Madison Bumgarner
The bright lights of New York City tend to be the most glaring when one of the Big Apple’s two baseball teams is in the postseason. Since the Mets survived to see the wild card, all eyes in the baseball-crazed city will be on the mound of...
Jake Rose
1 month ago
Josh Donaldson
For many folks, the autumn months, October in particular, are built for bonfires and weekends on the gridiron. But for 10 baseball fan bases, October is a little more than pumpkin spice lattes and college football tailgates.   As Texas poet...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Happy Birthday Mark McGwire
Mark McGwire is known as one of the greatest power hitters in the history of baseball. A longtime member of the Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals, McGwire spent three years as the single-season home run king and currently presides over the...
Andrew Dellapina
2 months ago
Happy Birthday, Tommy Lasorda!
Tommy Lasorda is a baseball icon. He pitched for the Dodgers in 1954-55 and then joined the staff upon his retirement, working his way up the chain over the next decade. In 1976, he became the team’s manager, a role he would fulfill for the...
Andrew Dellapina
2 months ago
With the trade of Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs a done deal, the madness that is the MLB Trade Deadline is now in full effect.   Chapman was arguably the best available pitcher on the market, and general manager Brian Cashman, who...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Bryce Harper
This past spring training, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper unabashedly donned his “Make Baseball Fun Again” hat in an effort to shed light on baseball’s lack of individuality.   To some baseball lifers, Harper...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Red, white and blue and stars and stripes will be two prominent themes across MLB on July 4. For the ninth consecutive year, all 30 MLB teams will wear specially designed caps to celebrate Independence Day and will have a matching jersey to...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Making a catch bare-handed is an accomplishment in itself. Doing it while holding a child and other stuff in your arms is in a class all its own.   During a game between the Blue Jays and Phillies, one dad went the extra mile to catch a...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
For the first time, MLB teams will forgo their usual color palette for a special light blue motif on Father’s Day. On June 19, all 30 teams will wear specially designed caps and jerseys in recognition of the special day.   In...
Mark Ross
5 months ago
Beckham Zobrist fought cancer and doesn't want his battle to go unnoticed.    The 7-year-old survivor is taking his hard-fought victory and showing it off in a prideful manner with a prosthetic eye. Zobrist lost one of his eyes to...
Jasmine Watkins
5 months ago
The 2016 MLB season is still young, but the storylines keep churning from the diamond. The National League is filled with plenty of early drama that will surely continue into the dog days of summer. With June arriving and the quarter mark of the...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
David Ortiz
The calendar has flipped to June and we are almost two months into the 2016 MLB season. For the most part, the season is still too young for teams to distance themselves in the division races — aside from the Cubs in the NL Central —...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
On Memorial Day, MLB will honor those who have lost their lives in service of their country. As part of the league-wide observance, all 30 teams will wear specially designed caps and jerseys.   This marks the eighth consecutive...
Mark Ross
6 months ago
Ken Griffey Jr. and Sr
The greatest father-son duo in baseball, Ken Griffey Sr., 66, and Ken Griffey Jr., 46, have teamed up again to raise awareness for prostate cancer with MenWhoSpeakUp.com. But anytime the two get together, stories start flying out of the park as far...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
As a baseball player, Frank Thomas was known as the “Big Hurt” because of his size (6’5”, 240-plus) and the damage he could do as a hitter. A two-time AL MVP and Hall of Fame inductee, Thomas, 47, is taking his game from the...
Nathan Rush
6 months ago
Jose Bautista
Somewhat of a rivalry was created last fall when the Texas and Toronto met in the American League Division Series in October. The series featured several major storylines that spanned two nations and two fan bases starved for a World Series...
Jake Rose
6 months ago
The Dodgers and Mets are no strangers to one another. Last fall’s National League Division Series between the two teams will forever be known as Daniel Murphy’s coming out party. Now, Murphy is a member of the rival Nationals, and the...
Jake Rose
6 months ago
It's pretty evident that Bryce Harper is serious about baseball.   After a walk-off home run, the Nationals slugger didn't hesitate to tell the umpire who ejected him earlier in the game just how he felt.   Spoiler alert...
Jasmine Watkins
6 months ago

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