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MLB Fact or Fiction: Stanton MVP? Bryant in Majors? NL West Best in Baseball?

Major League Baseball's Opening Day is right around the corner, with the Cubs and Cardinals ready to square off for the first game of the season April 5. After an exciting 2014 campaign that ultimately saw the San Francisco Giants hoist the World Series flag, there are a ton of juicy storylines for 2015. Show More Summary

Minnesota Twins' Hrbek's Pub Introduces Bloody Mary Topped with Pizza Slice

Former Minnesota Twins first baseman Kent Hrbek has a restaurant named after him at Target Field, and with the season approaching, Hrbek's Pub is using different items to attract visitors to the bar located behind home plate in the downtown stadium. Show More Summary

Detroit Tigers Pitcher Justin Verlander Surprises Young Fan Wearing His Shirt

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander gave an unsuspecting fan at Starbucks the surprise of a lifetime. A young fan was standing in line while wearing a Verlander shirsey (shirt + jersey). The fan had no idea his idol athlete was literally standing right behind him. Show More Summary

Complete New York Yankees' 2015 Season Preview

With Opening Day rapidly approaching, the New York Yankees find themselves looking to win their 28th World Series—by far the most of any MLB franchise. How realistic a goal is that? Well, that's what I'm here to help you figure out. Over...Show More Summary

5 Things We Learned About Cincinnati Reds in Spring Training

So long as no one asks any current or former Cincinnati Reds about anything related to hitting philosophy, the time is ripe to realign our focus back to the game. It's almost time for real baseball, and there are a few observations we...Show More Summary

Can Spring Training's Top Teams Carry Success into 2015 Season?

We'd all be better off if Major League Baseball didn't bother to keep track of what happens in spring training. That way, we wouldn't be tempted to read into records and statistics. But the league does keep track of these things, and we are tempted to read into them. Show More Summary

Final Predictions for MLB's Most Hotly Contested Spring Position Battles

The Cactus and Grapefruit leagues are winding down. The 2015 Major League Baseball season approaches. We said baseball! Can you taste it? Yet, with less than two weeks remaining in the exhibition slate, some of the spring's most hotly contested position battles linger, unresolved. Show More Summary

Masahiro Tanaka Named Yankees' Opening-Day Starter: Latest Comments and Reaction

The New York Yankees announced Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound on Opening Day when they face off with the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 6. They confirmed the choice on social media: MLB showcased what Toronto hitters will be dealing with: Tanaka was outstanding during his rookie campaign with the Yankees. Show More Summary

Final Win-Loss Predictions for Every MLB Team in 2015

The 2015 MLB season is set to begin on Sunday, April 5 when the St. Louis Cardinals meet the Chicago Cubs on Sunday Night Baseball. The rest of the league gets things started the next day. In the meantime, teams are wrapping up their spring schedules and getting set to put the finishing touches on their Opening Day rosters. Show More Summary

Miggy and V-Mart Back Thumping in Heart of Tigers' Order: Thursday MLB Takeaways

At the start of spring training, the possibility existed that the Detroit Tigers' top two hitters might miss the start of the 2015 Major League Baseball season. With only a little more than a week left before Opening Day, however, Miguel...Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Questions of 2015 MLB Spring Training, Week 5

We are now just two Sundays away from the start of the 2015 MLB season, after a long, eventful offseason. Many of the spring's more pressing on-field questions have already been answered at this point in camp, but a handful of off-field...Show More Summary

Brady Aiken's Tommy John Announcement Will Cost Him Money, Not Career

Brady Aiken’s “tightness” diagnosis happened exactly one week ago. And exactly one week ago, people who cared rolled their eyes, and some form of the phrase “here we go again” scrolled across their brains. On Thursday, the assumptions...Show More Summary

MLB Players Who Also Danced in NCAA 'March Madness'

From Kenny Lofton to Dave Winfield, there have been some big-time big leaguers who did some damage on the court. Lofton and Winfield didn't just play basketball at the collegiate level, but they also took part in the Big Dance before moving on to MLB stardom. Show More Summary

Brady Aiken Injury: Updates on MLB Prospect's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

Brady Aiken, the No. 1 overall selection in the 2014 MLB draft, underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday, he announced in a column for The Players' Tribune. Continue for updates. Aiken Documents Beginning of Recovery Thursday, March 26 Aiken,...Show More Summary

Blue Jays' Sanchez making most of starting role

In what has been a dramatic turn-of-the-screws spring for the Jays, the preternaturally poised Sanchez claims to be mentally unaffected by events.

Cubs Say Wrigley Field Renovations Will Take Extra Year to Complete

In the latest bit of bad news in what's increasingly become a nightmare renovation, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said construction on Wrigley Field will take at least one more year than initially expected. “There will be four more years,” Ricketts said Wednesday, per David Just of the Chicago Sun-Times. Show More Summary

Complete Seattle Mariners 2015 Season Preview

A season full of optimism and expectations for the Seattle Mariners is less than two weeks from getting underway. The Mariners far outperformed projections last season with an 87-75 record, falling just one game short of breaking a franchise playoff drought that now stands at 13 years. Show More Summary

Astros' Jason Castro Mistakenly Receives Sticky Note Promposal on His Car

To any high schooler looking to do a creative promposal, at least make sure you have the right recipient. You don't want to end up like the person who mistakenly asked the Houston Astros' Jason Castro to prom—although it does create a funny story. Show More Summary

Complete Chicago White Sox 2015 Season Preview

For as bad as the 2013 season was for the Chicago White Sox (the worst campaign since the club’s disastrous 64-97 showing in 1976), 2014 was as promising. There were exceptional showings from staff ace Chris Sale and rookie first baseman Jose Abreu. Show More Summary

Complete Oakland Athletics 2015 Season Preview

The Oakland Athletics 2015 season is upon us, with not too much changing during spring training. A few players were injured, a few others stood out, and some who were expected to do well floundered. All three of these occurrences should...Show More Summary

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