MLB Articles

Josh Donaldson
For many folks, the autumn months, October in particular, are built for bonfires and weekends on the gridiron. But for 10 baseball fan bases, October is a little more than pumpkin spice lattes and college football tailgates.   As Texas poet...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
Happy Birthday Mark McGwire
Mark McGwire is known as one of the greatest power hitters in the history of baseball. A longtime member of the Oakland Athletics and St. Louis Cardinals, McGwire spent three years as the single-season home run king and currently presides over the...
Andrew Dellapina
2 years ago
Happy Birthday, Tommy Lasorda!
Tommy Lasorda is a baseball icon. He pitched for the Dodgers in 1954-55 and then joined the staff upon his retirement, working his way up the chain over the next decade. In 1976, he became the team’s manager, a role he would fulfill for the...
Andrew Dellapina
2 years ago
With the trade of Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs a done deal, the madness that is the MLB Trade Deadline is now in full effect.   Chapman was arguably the best available pitcher on the market, and general manager Brian Cashman, who...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
Bryce Harper
This past spring training, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper unabashedly donned his “Make Baseball Fun Again” hat in an effort to shed light on baseball’s lack of individuality.   To some baseball lifers, Harper...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
Red, white and blue and stars and stripes will be two prominent themes across MLB on July 4. For the ninth consecutive year, all 30 MLB teams will wear specially designed caps to celebrate Independence Day and will have a matching jersey to...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Making a catch bare-handed is an accomplishment in itself. Doing it while holding a child and other stuff in your arms is in a class all its own.   During a game between the Blue Jays and Phillies, one dad went the extra mile to catch a...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
For the first time, MLB teams will forgo their usual color palette for a special light blue motif on Father’s Day. On June 19, all 30 teams will wear specially designed caps and jerseys in recognition of the special day.   In...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Beckham Zobrist fought cancer and doesn't want his battle to go unnoticed.    The 7-year-old survivor is taking his hard-fought victory and showing it off in a prideful manner with a prosthetic eye. Zobrist lost one of his eyes to...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
The 2016 MLB season is still young, but the storylines keep churning from the diamond. The National League is filled with plenty of early drama that will surely continue into the dog days of summer. With June arriving and the quarter mark of the...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
David Ortiz
The calendar has flipped to June and we are almost two months into the 2016 MLB season. For the most part, the season is still too young for teams to distance themselves in the division races — aside from the Cubs in the NL Central —...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
On Memorial Day, MLB will honor those who have lost their lives in service of their country. As part of the league-wide observance, all 30 teams will wear specially designed caps and jerseys.   This marks the eighth consecutive...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
Ken Griffey Jr. and Sr
The greatest father-son duo in baseball, Ken Griffey Sr., 66, and Ken Griffey Jr., 46, have teamed up again to raise awareness for prostate cancer with MenWhoSpeakUp.com. But anytime the two get together, stories start flying out of the park as far...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
As a baseball player, Frank Thomas was known as the “Big Hurt” because of his size (6’5”, 240-plus) and the damage he could do as a hitter. A two-time AL MVP and Hall of Fame inductee, Thomas, 47, is taking his game from the...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Jose Bautista
Somewhat of a rivalry was created last fall when the Texas and Toronto met in the American League Division Series in October. The series featured several major storylines that spanned two nations and two fan bases starved for a World Series...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
The Dodgers and Mets are no strangers to one another. Last fall’s National League Division Series between the two teams will forever be known as Daniel Murphy’s coming out party. Now, Murphy is a member of the rival Nationals, and the...
Jake Rose
2 years ago
It's pretty evident that Bryce Harper is serious about baseball.   After a walk-off home run, the Nationals slugger didn't hesitate to tell the umpire who ejected him earlier in the game just how he felt.   Spoiler alert...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
Anthony Rizzo
Could 2016 finally be the Chicago Cubs’ year? The World Series is still five months away, but five weeks into the season the Cubs are clearly baseball’s best team.   After beating Washington 4-3 in 13 innings on Sunday, the...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
If your Mother’s Day activities this Sunday include taking in a MLB game in person or watching one on TV expect to see a lot of pink. In celebration of Mother’s Day and to help bring awareness to breast cancer, all 30 major league teams...
Mark Ross
2 years ago
On the heels of Laremy Tunsil's social channels being hacked by an unknown person, conspiracy theories are running wild. Of course, everyone loves a good conspiracy theory, especially in sports. When Michael Jordan unexpectedly retires?...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
You can bet "First Take" is going to send Skip Bayless out with a bang during his last few weeks. No holding back in the least bit.   On the ESPN morning show, Stephen A. Smith discussed the issue of pitcher Jake Arrieta...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
Some of the world's greatest athletes weren't just one-sport players; instead, they excelled in two (and sometimes in several). Of course, some athletes probably should have stuck with their main sport. Here's a look at the top 30 two-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Some of the world's greatest athletes weren't just one-sport players; instead, they excelled in two (and sometimes in several). Of course, some athletes probably should have stuck with their main sport. Here's a look at the top 30 two-...
Nathan Rush
2 years ago
Baseball games are pretty long, especially if you're not a fan.   One woman attending the Blue Jays - Yankees game, had just about all she could take in the second inning. Given that baseball has no timers, they literally could go on...
Jasmine Watkins
2 years ago
Bruce Bochy
The MLB season is underway, and managers across the game are busy devouring scouting reports and stat sheets, watching pitch counts, calling for sacrifice bunts, and orchestrating double switches in an effort to win games – or, in some...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 years ago

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