MLB Articles

Bryce Harper
Super Bowl 50 is in the record books, which means it’s time for football to step aside and cede the stage to America’s pastime. While the 2016 MLB regular season doesn’t get started until April 3, baseball will soon be returning...
Athlon Sports
19 hours ago
Ken Griffey Jr.
Should Ken Griffey Jr. have received 100 percent of the Hall of Fame vote?  In his first year of eligibility, Ken Griffey Jr. received a record 99.3 percent of the Hall of Fame vote, appearing on 437 of 440 ballots submitted by the...
Nathan Rush
1 week ago
There are few things that strike up a conversation at the office more than the Powerball. Okay, maybe “The Bachelor” and if you think “Making a Murderer” focal point Steven Avery did the crime or not but not much else....
Justin Nails
4 weeks ago
Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout, 24, is seemingly the perfect player. He’s a five-tool threat who reminds old-school scouts of Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays. He’s also the dream of every new-age stat-nerd, with more total...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Johnny Cueto
The pitching market has been on the front burner so far during the MLB Hot Stove season. David Price signed a seven-year, $217 million ($31 million AAV) deal to be the ace of the last-place Boston Red Sox, only to see his deal be one-upped by...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
Jason Heyward
Major League Baseball’s hot stove is already at full boil. New Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski is already making his mark in Boston, swapping four prospects with the Padres for closer Craig Kimbrel. Meanwhile, ...
Jake Rose
2 months ago
The old saying goes, “Give an inch, they’ll take a mile.” The New York Mets gave the Kansas City Royals inch after inch over the course of the World Series and the Royals took home a championship. All series long the Royals took...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
A healthy portion of the sporting world had probably never heard of Daniel Murphy before his improbable October run. He isn't a household name even in baseball circles. Murphy’s six straight Postseason games with a homerun and his absurd...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
Salvador Perez
Just when it appeared that the New York Mets were going to make a run at the Kansas City Royals and tie the series at two games a piece, the game of baseball proved, once again, just how cruel it can be. Perhaps it was the spirit of Halloween night...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
Curtis Granderson
David Wright is one heck of a ball player — always has been. It feels as if that has been forgotten over the course of the past five seasons. Wright has missed 268 games since the start of the 2011 season, including 124 games this season...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
In order to save their season and this World Series from the brink of elimination, the New York Mets needed to jump on Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura in the early innings and show some grit in the batter’s box. Mets’...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
The old baseball adage is that, “Good pitching always beats good hitting.” Not so fast, say the Kansas City Royals.  Surely after this World Series ends, whether the Royals win or lose, newly hired general managers will be...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
David Wright
Earlier this summer, the Mets were being written off. They were too banged up, and lacked any tangible run support that could balance out their fantastic pitching rotation. After July, the Mets sat at an uninspiring 53-50 in the underwhelming NL...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
Forget about the Cubs' 7-0 record against the Mets this season. It doesn’t matter anymore. The Cubs and Mets haven’t faced one another since the July trade deadline, in which the Mets made the move for bomb-hitting, bat-flipping...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
Eric Hosmer
The American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Kansas City Royals is going to be must-see entertainment. Both teams are coming off very taxing and emotional five-game division series that left all of us baseball fans...
Jake Rose
3 months ago
Clayton Kershaw
Los Angeles Dodgers fans nor New York Mets fans want to think about the implications of either of their teams losing in the National League Division Series. That statement seems rather obvious, doesn’t it? But there is more to that shallow...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Anthony Rizzo
No matter what Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says, not even an episode of “The Sopranos” can match the drama that is preparing to unfold in the upcoming National League Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and his Cubs....
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Eric Hosmer
The Kansas City Royals know exactly how the Houston Astros feel right now. Last year, the Royals were the Astros of this year — sort of. In 2014 the Royals reached their full potential and earned a wild card berth before running...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Josh Donaldson
For both the Texas Rangers and the Toronto Blue Jays this postseason run almost never happened. The Blue Jays were sinking, sitting eight games behind the New York Yankees on July 28. Then general manager Alex Anthopoulos, with perhaps his job on...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
It's a shame that the Cubs and Pirates are only playing a one game, winner-take-all Wild Card matchup instead of the seven-game series this NL Central rivalry deserves. But make no mistake, this game is going to be must-watch...
Jake Rose
4 months ago
Dallas Keuchel
The 2015 MLB playoffs get started Tuesday night in the Bronx when the Houston Astros take on the New York Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game. The winner will face the Royals, the team with the best record in the AL, in Kansas City...
Mark Ross
4 months ago
Things aren't going too well for the Nationals this season. At some point, problems are bound to rise to the surface. During the game against the Phillies, they did just that. Bryce Harper hit a pop up and jogged to first. As the...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
Yogi Berra's 10 Best Quotes & Sayings
New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 90. An 18-time All-Star and 10-time World Series champion, Berra was not only one of the most accomplished catchers of all-time, he will go down as one of the greatest to...
J.P. Scott
4 months ago
Bryan Price
Each year MLB is filled with underperforming teams — that’s just part of the game. But this season, there seems to be a larger portion of clubs that have fallen below expectations. The Reds, Indians, Padres, Mariners, White Sox,...
Jake Rose
5 months ago
Anthony Rizzo
Eyes of the collective Chicago media were surely rolling inside The Cubby Bear, Wrigleyville’s most popular bar, when new Cubs manager Joe Maddon proclaimed, “In my mind’s eye I’m going to be talking playoffs this year...
Jake Rose
5 months ago

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