MLB Articles

This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 19. • John Harper of the New York Daily News looks at the Yankees meltdown in the ALCS. Did getting booed really affect the team? • Jon Cooper of Saturday...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Neither the Giants nor the Cardinals made anything look easy in the NLDS. After losing the first two games at home, the Giants handed the Reds three losses in a row in Cincinnati, the only time the Reds dropped three straight at home all season....
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
On Sept. 17, the Tigers lost a make-up game to the White Sox that dropped Detroit three games behind Chicago in the American League Central and not even in the wild card discussion. The Tigers finished 11-5 and flipped the standings ending the...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 12. • Tigers ace Justin Verlander was dominant in his Game 5 victory over the A’s, and he set a new LDS record with 22 strikeouts in the series. Plus he dates...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
For two days, Yankees manager Joe Girardi deflected questions about moving third baseman Alex Rodriguez down in the batting order for last night’s Game 3 of the ALDS vs. Baltimore due to A-Rod’s recent struggles. Girardi explained his decision...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Fans love it when their team signs a big-name free agent or locks up a current star, but too many times organizations pay for past accomplishment instead of future production. There are obviously some baseball superstars on this list, but...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for October 5. • The SEC has two great matchups on Saturday involving four undefeated, top-10 teams. Bleacher Report’s Barrett Sallee looks at the potential BCS logjam...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
The tumultuous one-year tenure of Bobby Valentine in Boston is over. The Red Sox were awful under the polarizing manager, and the 2012 season was the first time the franchise had lost 90 or more games since 1966. There was constant turmoil...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
What a fascinating season 2012 proved to be. A Triple Crown, a division champion having spent just one day in first place and 19- and 20-year-olds taking the league by storm. As postseason baseball begins, it’s time to reflect on the season by...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - The Boston Red Sox have fired manager Bobby Valentine after just one season. Boston finished the 2012 season last in the American League East with a record of 69-93, the worst for the storied franchise since a 62-...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey revealed after his final start of the season he will undergo surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle. He received a no decision while allowing three runs on seven hits with no...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 28. • Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times has the story on Washington’s upset of No. 8 Stanford last night at CenturyLink Field. • The Ravens beat the Browns...
Patrick Snow
2 years 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 30 athletes who made their mark in the movies; some as classic characters in...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Monday night's Green Bay-Seattle game featured one of the most controversial endings in sports history. However, the finish of the Packers-Seahawks game isn't the only moment in sports history that featured a questionable call. Here are 15 (and a...
Steven Lassan
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 21. • College football fans were bewildered last night by BYU coach Bronco Mendenhall’s decision to go for two, while down by one point to Boise State with 3:...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for September 17, 2012.  1. Nationals — Every game...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
This is your daily link roundup of our favorite sports posts on the web for September 14. • Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson will not play Saturday versus No. 1 Alabama. • Jay Cutler and the Bears offensive line failed miserably in last...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Conspiracy theories are a part of America's culture, covering everything from government cover-ups to suspicious murders. But the world of sports also has its share of conspiracy theories. Here are the five biggest, and the impact they had on the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
According to the greatest baseball research website in the world, Baseball-Reference.com, MLB and its players are approaching the 500,000th recorded error since 1876. Wow, a half-million miscues. With 499,982 as of today, Sept. 15, some...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Baseball has been filled with great pitchers who started their careers with average performances and slowly developed over the course of several seasons. But for a select few hurlers, success came quickly. Here's our look at the best first-year...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
The Angels’ Mike Trout continues to chase history as a 21-year-old rookie bidding to become just the third rookie to win AL MVP honors. How does his season stack up against the best rookie seasons by a positional player of all-time? Here’s our...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams and players in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings and Players of the Week for September 10, 2012.  1. Nationals — Pacing majors with...
Charlie Miller
2 years ago

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