MLB Articles

Alex Bregman
Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman might have to start working on a new bucket list.   Over the past three seasons, the 23-year-old has moved through the Astros' system to become a key player in the team's 2017...
Russell Vannozzi
3 weeks ago
10 Greatest Home Runs in World Series History
This year’s World Series has already seen history made when it comes to the home run. In Game 2 on Wednesday night, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers combined for eight home runs, the most ever in a World Series game. Of the 13 total...
Aaron Tallent
3 weeks ago
MLB has welcomed a wave of Cuban baseball imports in recent years. And the outcome of the 2017 World Series could be determined by the impact of two of Cuba’s finest — Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig, 26, and Houston...
Nathan Rush
3 weeks ago
Why is the letter “K” the abbreviation for a “strikeout” in baseball?
In 1859, New York Clipper sportswriter Henry Chadwick introduced the concept of a “box score” to baseball coverage. The English-born Chadwick used the letter “K” to denote a strikeout, since he’d already used “S...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Noah Syndergaard on HBO’s Game of Thrones
Yes, the 25-year-old Noah Syndergaard appeared as a soldier in the Lannister army on Game of Thrones’ season 7, episode 4, “The Spoils of War.”   In his brief cameo, the 6’6” New York Mets pitcher — who is...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
After winning an MLB-best 104 games in the regular season, the Los Angeles Dodgers are back in the World Series for the first time in nearly three decades. The Dodgers swept the Diamondbacks in the NLDS and then took down the defending World Series...
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
For the second time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are in the World Series. The Astros won the AL West by 21 games thanks to a 101-61 record that had them finish just a game behind the Indians for the best record in the American League....
Mark Ross
4 weeks ago
It’s hard to believe, but 100-win teams have not met in the World Series since 1970 — until now. The Houston Astros (101–61 in the regular season) meet the Los Angeles Dodgers (104–58) in a matchup that at first glance will...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
2017 World Series: How To Watch on TV, Online, Listen on Radio
It's time for the 2017 World Series. This year there are several ways to enjoy the series, whether you have broadcast TV, online access or radio.    Major League Baseball announced FOX's broadcast schedule for the 2017 World...
Athlon Sports
4 weeks ago
Tim Raines
Tim Raines was known for his blazing speed during a 23-year MLB career. But for Raines, 58, waiting for the phone call confirming his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame was an excruciatingly slow process. It took 10 long years, the maximum...
Nathan Rush
1 month ago
Baseball fans have witnessed an offensive explosion this season, as the league is on pace to shatter the record for most home runs in a single season. The men at the front of the pack, however, are not the veteran sluggers that fans are accustomed...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
4 months ago
Who Should Win the 2017 MLB All-Star Game Final Vote for the American League?
On Sunday, MLB announced the American League and National League rosters for the 2017 All-Star Game, the 88th edition of the Midsummer Classic. The game, set for Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, will be packed with the brightest...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
4 months ago
On Sunday, MLB announced the American League and National League rosters for the 2017 All-Star Game, the 88th edition of the Midsummer Classic. The game, set for Tuesday, July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, will be packed with the brightest...
Juan Jose Rodriguez
4 months ago
The city of Atlanta is rallying around one of its own as a baseball accident put a former Braves player's son in the hospital.   Jason Lockhart, son of retired infielder Keith, was struck in the face by a baseball during a tournament on...
Jasmine Watkins
4 months ago
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
5 months 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 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
6 months 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
7 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
7 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
7 months ago

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