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The 2014 college baseball season gets underway Friday. To prep readers, Athlon Sports looks at college baseball's preseason Top 25. 1. Oregon State (52–13 overall, 24–6 Pac-12)Head coach Pat Casey got a gift when LHP Ben...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
Mike Trout
It’s February and while the groundhog may have seen his shadow, one of the best indicators that winter is coming to an end and that is baseball is just around the corner. To that end, spring training will commence in full in Florida and...
Mark Ross
9 months ago
Roger Clemens
Three players were elected to the Hall of Fame today, and I couldn’t disagree with any of the three choices. Certainly, Greg Maddux is a no-brainer. Tom Glavine is not far behind. I wouldn’t have been shocked had Frank Thomas not been...
Charlie Miller
10 months ago
What are the fewest pitches ever thrown by a single pitcher in a complete game?— Ray Arvish, Hamilton, Mont.Fans who complain about the length of games and the surplus of situational pitching participants will love this answer. On Aug. 10,...
Athlon Sports
11 months ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men in getting on base, the best second basemen in runs saved, the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
Between the end of the World Series and Opening Day every winter, fans are inundated with lists. Rankings of the best shortstop, the best left-handed relievers, the best leadoff men, the best second basemen in runs saved, the best right-handed...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
From classic live game broadcasts to sports talk radio, from Vin Scully to Paul Finebaum, the audio presentation is part of the the routine of being a sports fan.At Athlon Sports, podcasts are among our favorite ways to consume sports media, so...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
World Series – Game 6St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Not only did the Cardinals miss an opportunity to win the series in St. Louis with a sweep of the three games there, they didn’t...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 5Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)Two crazy endings in Games 3 and 4 knotted the Series at two games each for Boston and St. Louis. The Cardinals have one more shot at...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series Game 4 Preview
World Series – Game 4Boston at St. Louis8:15 ET FoxClay Buchholz (12-1, 1.74) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)After one of the strangest endings in postseason history, the Cardinals emerged with a two-games-to-one lead heading to Game 4 tonight....
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 3Boston at St. Louis8:07 ET FoxJake Peavy (12-5, 4.17) vs. Joe Kelly (10-5, 2.69)The Cardinals escaped Boston with a split, and that’s good news for the Redbirds. But this World Series is just now beginning. We...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
The World Series is underway, with Major League Baseball and its fans hoping it will last a little longer than last fall, when the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers. Seven of the last nine World Series have been over in four or five...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Chuck Knoblach
10. Matt Holliday misses home, 2007 NL West Play-InThis Wild Card tie-breaker isn't really a playoff game, but we're including this game 163 in our countdown since it came after the regular season. In the bottom of the 13th inning, the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
World Series 2013
World Series – Game 2St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET FoxMichael Wacha (4-1, 2.78) vs. John Lackey (10-13, 3.52)Last night quickly turned into the dream or nightmare from 2004, depending on which dugout you’re in. The Cardinals made multiple...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series – Game 1St. Louis at Boston8:07 ET on FoxAdam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94) vs. Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75)This is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
World Series Preview: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red Sox
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Boston Red SoxThis is the first time the two teams with their league’s best records have met in the Fall Classic since the Yankees defeated the Braves in 1999. Both the Red Sox and Cardinals won 97 games. These two...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
In a rematch of Game 2 pitchers, Michael Wacha of St. Louis and Clayton Kershaw of Los Angeles, it’s difficult to foresee anything more than a good old-fashioned pitchers’ duel. In Game 2, Kershaw pitched around a leadoff triple in the...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
American League Championship Series – Game 5Boston at Detroit8:07 ET FoxJon Lester (15-8, 3.75) vs. Anibal Sanchez (14-8, 2.57)Manager Jim Leyland’s lineup shift paid dividends for Detroit in Game 4, evening the series at 2-2. The...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
ALCS Game 4 Preview: Boston at Detroit
American League Championship Series – Game 4Boston at Detroit8:07 ET FoxJake Peavy (12-5, 4.17) vs. Doug Fister (14-9, 3.67)With a win yesterday, the Red Sox have assured themselves that in order for the Tigers to advance to the World Series...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
National League Championship Series – Game 5St. Louis at Los Angeles3:07 ET TBSJoe Kelly (10-5, 2.69) vs. Zack Greinke (15-4, 2.63)There’s no question that pitching has outshone hitting in this series. And there’s no reason to...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
National League Championship Series – Game 4St. Louis at Los Angeles7:07 ET TBSRicky Nolasco (13-11, 3.70) vs. Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97)The Cardinals were about to have the Dodgers by the throat on the cusp of a three-games-to-none lead, but...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
ALCS Game 3 Preview: Boston Visits Detroit
American League Championship Series – Game 3Boston at Detroit3:07 ET FoxJohn Lackey (10-13, 3.52) vs. Justin Verlander (13-12, 3.46)Just when the Tigers thought they had a firm grip on this series as they were about to take a commanding 2-0...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago
National League Championship Series – Game 3St. Louis at Los Angeles7:07 ET TBSHyun-Jin Ryu (14-8, 3.00) vs. Adam Wainwright (19-9, 2.94)This series could not be much closer, yet the Cardinals emerged from St. Louis with a two-game lead...
Charlie Miller
1 year ago

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