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5 American League Storylines to Watch During Spring Training

By Nicholas Ian Allen, 7 months 2 weeks ago
Spring training is in full swing, the World Baseball Classic is underway, and Opening Day for the 2017 MLB season is right around the corner. As teams look ahead to baseball games that count in the standings, we give a rundown of some of the biggest American League storylines of the spring.   Boston’s Pennant Hopes Boosted by New Big 3 The Red Sox are the clear favorite to repeat...

New York Yankees: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

By Athlon Sports, 8 months 1 week ago
It’s been four years since the Yankees last won a playoff game. The icons of a previous dynasty are long gone, and the fruits of a much-improved farm system are on the way. For the time being, this is a team in transition, trying to contend in the short term while preparing for the long term. Recent spending has been relatively restrained while the organization has emphasized player...

Dave Winfield talks Yogi, Steinbrenner and his 22-year Hall of Fame career

By Nathan Rush, 11 months 1 week 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 team he played for over 22 MLB seasons. We caught up with Winfield, and he was a class act, as always.   You went straight from the University...

Ranking the Best and Worst MLB Logos in 2016

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 6 months ago
Brand recognition is important in today’s business climate and that includes professional sports. One critical component to a team’s identity is its logo. While fans certainly relate to the players, it’s the team’s logo that’s displayed prominently on the uniform and pretty much every piece of memorabilia or merchandise.   Click here to buy Athlon Sports...

Where 10 Top MLB Free Agents Could Sign

By Jake Rose, 1 year 11 months ago
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, Kimbrel’s former club, the Braves, continue to make their fans say, “They did what!?” by trading away Andrelton Simmons, the best...

AL Wild Card Game Preview and Prediction: Houston Astros vs. New York Yankees

By Mark Ross, 2 years 2 weeks ago
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 starting on Thursday. For the Astros (86-76), this is their first playoff appearance since 2005, when they were still in the NL. This is a young team...

Yogi Berra's 10 Best Quotes & Sayings

By J.P. Scott, 2 years 4 weeks ago
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 ever wear the famous pinstripes of the New York Yankees. The Missouri native played as an outfielder and as a catcher with the Yankees from...

Toronto Blue Jays Ready For World Series Run

By Jake Rose, 2 years 2 months ago
In April, the Toronto Blue Jays should have been the class of the American League East — at least on paper. Thankfully, baseball games aren’t played on paper, they’re played on grass and dirt — except at the Rogers Center in Toronto where the game is played on turf. April and May were ugly for the Jays, as they spent their spring near the bottom of the division and...

Throwback Thursday: Joe DiMaggio Extends Hit Streak to 56 Games

By Josh Hamburger, 2 years 3 months ago
When Joe DiMaggio stepped into the batter’s box 74 years ago today, he finalized a record that seems as safe as any. In the first inning of the game, he singled and later scored, as part of a 3 for 4 day. The hit extended his streak to 56 games, where it would ultimately end. From May 15 to July 16, he had at least one hit in every game, collecting a .408 batting average over...