With Star Trek Into Darkness wrapping up a blockbuster opening weekend today behind Chris Pine's Captain Kirk, Zachary Quinto's Mr. Spock, and Benedict Cumberbatch's Whoever-the-hell-he-is, it's time for a quick reminder of what theShow More Summary
There's a certain type of hitter that you just don't see all that much in Major League Baseball anymore. Remember pure contact hitters? You know, guys like Rod Carew, Wade Boggs and Tony Gwynn? These guys were all batting-average merchants in their heyday, and their approach was simple. Show More Summary
It's still early, but it's not so early that most of the good hitters have stopped hitting poorly, and most of the poor hitters have stopped hitting well. Which doesn't mean that every hitter's statistics accurate reflect his skills....Show More Summary
When nine-year-old Alayna Adams threw out the ceremonial first pitch in the Tampa Bay Rays' home contest against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, nothing could prepare her for the pleasant surprise behind home plate. Adams' father, Army Lieutenant Colonel William T. Show More Summary
We recently asked you to list your choices for the 10 greatest Dodgers of all time, and vote you did, as we received an amazing 12,231 ballots. So many people voted that we have decided to expand the list from the top 10 to the top 20. Each weekday at 11 a.m. PDT, a new person will be listed as we count down all 20.
“Shredder” is a great nickname. No matter what you think about Nick Punto’s penchant for head-first dives to the bag, “Shredder” rocks.
In case you've been living under a rock, the New York Mets' Opening Day outfield was Lucas Duda, Marlon Byrd and Colin Cowgill. They have combined for 13 home runs and 38 RBI this season, which coming from three players is dreadful. To put it in perspective, the league leader in home runs, Justin Upton, has 13. Show More Summary
What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing? Fantasy baseball, just like the real thing, is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait comes particularly in handy with regards to trading. Knowing which player to strike a deal with—and knowing just the right time to do so—can make all the difference. Show More Summary
In spite of some difficult recent history, the Boston Red Sox have managed to establish themselves as surprise contenders early in the 2013 season. They currently sit just half a game outside of first place after sweeping the Minnesota Twins. Show More Summary
Colorado Rockies blank San Francisco Giants 5-0 at Coors Field – MLB News Colorado Rockies had a fantastic game on Sunday, May 19, 2013, when they blanked the San Francisco Giants and won 5-0 at the Coors Field. The victory brought the...Show More Summary
San Diego Padres trounce Washington Nationals at 13-4 Petco Park – MLB News San Diego Padres trounced Washington Nationals 13-4 on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at the Petco Park in front of a 27,000 plus crowd. The Padres’ batters came to the...Show More Summary
Minnesota Twins lose to Boston Red Sox 5-1 at Target Field – MLB news Minnesota Twins lost to the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Target Field. The loss has hurt the Twins who have been unable to perform well at the...Show More Summary
The St. Louis Cardinals are finding out earlier than they probably would have liked about how their top prospects will perform at the big league level. As the season is already a quarter of the way over, the Cardinals have found themselves dipping into their strong farm system to help fill holes due to injury. Show More Summary
In 2012, the MLB crowned their first triple crown winner since Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 when Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera hit for 44 home runs and 139 RBI on a batting average of.330. In 2013, Cabrera is picking up where he left off. Show More Summary
St. Louis Cardinals rookie starter Shelby Miller has been causing quite the stir among MLB pundits and baseball writers. With so much attention being pointed toward Matt Harvey (well-earned attention, mind you), Shelby Miller slipped through the early weeks of 2013 with little or no national attention despite his accomplishments. Show More Summary
Bobby Parnell has seized control of the closer’s role for the New York Mets in 2013. The opportunity at hand with the franchise, though, is much greater for him then a single-season stint saving games. The Mets have not had a homegrown closer since Randy Myers in the late 1980s. Show More Summary
Just over six weeks into the 2013 Major League Baseball season have gone by, and Cincinnati Reds prospects like Tony Cingrani have been able to prove what they are worth early on. Cingrani is the only one of the top prospects to make it to the majors so far in 2013, but some of the other prospects aren't far behind. Show More Summary
The San Francisco Giants entered play on Sunday with the National League's third worst rotation ERA at 4.81. The good news is that help is on the way in the farm system. Clayton Blackburn, Kyle Crick, Chris Stratton, Martin Agosta, Edwin Escobar and Michael Kickham all have the tools to eventually help the beleaguered big league rotation. Show More Summary
The bullpen allows four runs in the eighth inning to blow another one-run lead Sunday. Someday the Dodgers will actually hold on to a one-run lead. Someday, it’s even possible they discover an offense.
When: Sunday, 8 p.m. ET Where: Rangers Ballpark; Arlington, Texas Pitching Matchup: Doug Fister ( DET ; 5-1, 3.06 ERA) vs. Derek Holland (TEX; 3-2, 2.93 ERA) The Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers will conclude their four-game set in Arlington Sunday night as the two powerful offenses take to the diamond under the national spotlight. Show More Summary