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Predicting the American League All-Star Game Starters
Every spring, the baseball world anticipates the wave of talent that comes together for a few days to put on a show. Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend, which will be held at Marlins Park in Miami from July 9-11, will feature the game’s...
Ryan Nixon
4 days ago
Predicting the National League All-Star Game Starters
Every spring, the baseball world anticipates the wave of talent that comes together for a few days to put on a show. Major League Baseball All-Star Weekend, which will be held at Marlins Park in Miami from July 9-11, will feature the game’s...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
5 days ago
Ken Griffey Jr.
The Major League Baseball draft does not have the drama of its NFL and NBA counterparts. Even if Royce Lewis, the high school shortstop from California who was the first player taken in the 2017 MLB Draft on Monday night, has a Hall of Fame career...
Aaron Tallent
1 week ago
Mike Schmidt's and Jerry Remy's Comments Are Disappointing to Fans and the League
Though different words were used and in somewhat different contexts, two men with close ties to MLB made distasteful and arguably racist remarks yesterday about the culture that so often is a point of pride in baseball.   In an interview...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
2 weeks ago
Shohei Otani
Will there ever be another two-way baseball player, like Babe Ruth?   There may never be another Ruthian two-way MLB player, but Shohei Otani is currently the “Babe Ruth of Japan,” earning Pacific League “Best Nine”...
Nathan Rush
2 weeks ago
baseball nicknames
What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
1 month ago
baseball nicknames
What is it with nicknames and baseball? In high school I played with Doggie, Bird, Soup, Clone, Rooster, T and White Legs. Nicknames and baseball players just seem to go together like bat and ball. For as long as young boys and men have been...
Charlie Miller
1 month ago
125 Funny Fantasy Baseball Team Names
Naming your fantasy baseball team is both fun as well as important for your fantasy leagues.   Let’s be honest here, no one enjoys seeing an owner named “Team Hudson” or even worse, “Team 11.” How can it be...
Chris Meyers
1 month ago
Going to your first baseball game is priceless.    Kolt Kyler, a huge Cubs fan, is being repaid for being such a big help around the house and with anything his family needs. His dad decided to surprise him with tickets to a Cubs game...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Chipper Jones
Larry Wayne “Chipper” Jones Jr., 44, did it all during his career with the Atlanta Braves — as the No. 1 overall pick in 1990, World Series champion in 1995, NL MVP in 1999 and MLB batting champion in 2008. Chipper’s new...
Nathan Rush
2 months ago
Snapchat can quickly change your life. Unfortunately for one Cincinnati Reds prospect, he'll have to learn that the hard way.   Ian Kahaloa, a Reds pitching prospect, was suspended 50 games after a Twitter account posted videos of...
Jasmine Watkins
2 months ago
Adrian Beltre
David Ortiz is now retired, but he showed last season that MLB’s “senior citizens” can still play. Ortiz put together one of the best seasons ever by a 40-year-old, hitting 38 home runs with an AL-best (tied for first) 127 RBIs...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Baseball’s Opening Day is the most pleasant start to any sport, with its warm afternoon games and comparatively relaxed game-day atmosphere. As you are enjoying a hot dog and beer and watching the game, it is hard to get too worked up about...
Aaron Tallent
2 months ago
President Woodrow Wilson Opening Day in 1916
The 2017 MLB season has already started with three games on Sunday, but Opening Day has always represented the official return of America’s pastime. It may not be an official national holiday, but baseball’s Opening Day is eagerly...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
Athlon Sports' 2017 baseball magazine delivers full MLB team previews, fantasy baseball insight, schedules, and predictions for every team. Click here to order your copy today or visit your local newsstand! The drought is over – after...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
150 Funny Fantasy Baseball Team Names for 2017
Spring training is abuzz with activity, signaling the countdown to another season of baseball, which also means that fantasy baseball just around the corner. And while it’s never too early to start your draft preparations let’s face it...
Chris Meyers
2 months ago
If you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy baseball team names and you're a New York Yankees fan or hater, look no further.    Here are our favorite fantasy baseball team names for New York Yankees...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Youth Baseball Team Names
Need ideas for a great, clever, fun or cool team name for your baseball team?   Here's our list of the best youth baseball team names for 2017:    Bad News Bears The Hitmen Special K's Hitters Bisons Scrappers Bat...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Mike Trout
The saying goes, “respect your elders,” but make no mistake – youth is being served in MLB. Consider that not only is the best player in the game 25 years old, but also two of his peers are responsible for winning the past two...
Mark Ross
2 months ago
What goes up must come down. Conventional wisdom tells us that very few MLB players rise to stardom and stay there over a long period of time. Some put together breakthrough performances one year, possibly good enough to earn All-Star...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
Athlon Sports' 2017 baseball magazine delivers full MLB team previews, fantasy baseball insight, schedules, and predictions for every team. Click here to order your copy today or visit your local newsstand! The World Baseball Classic is over...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Carlos Correa
Athlon Sports' 2017 baseball magazine delivers full MLB team previews, fantasy baseball insight, schedules, and predictions for every team. Click here to order your copy today or visit your local newsstand! The World Baseball Classic is over...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
As the calendar prepares to turn from March to April, and each of the 30 MLB teams begins to head home to prepare for Opening Day, there’s a great deal of optimism surrounding the season ahead. Every team is in first place, and every player...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
Wil Myers
After a season of upheaval and embarrassment on and off the field, the Padres begin the first full year of their deep rebuild with no expectations of a winning season. After their win-now experiment of 2015 failed, they floundered around in 2016...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago
Madison Bumgarner
The Chicago Cubs had to come back from a 3-to-1 deficit against the Cleveland Indians to prevail as World Series champions, but the Giants understood this painful truth: They had the Cubs right where they wanted them, too. The Giants were three...
Athlon Sports
2 months ago

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