Welcome to baseball's version of the Thunderdome, where two teams enter and one team leaves. Faced with roughly 10 games to prove themselves worthy of a spot in the playoffs, nine teams—four in the American League, five in the National League—find themselves in a battle to keep their seasons alive. Show More Summary
A lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its 30 teams alleges that minor-league players make less than required by state and federal laws governing minimum wage and overtime.
Marc Normandin takes on a fish sandwich challenge meant for two at a quiet minor league park I have eaten a lot of meat at baseball parks this summer. Specifically, at major-league baseball parks. So, when one of the concessions I hoped...Show More Summary
The cooler weather outside means it's getting closer to the start of the 2014 Major League Baseball postseason. That also means teams fighting for their October lives are doing all they can to play in the second season. While three teams have already clinched playoff berths, the fields in the American and National Leagues are still wide open. Show More Summary
With the Major League Baseball season about to enter its final week, here’s a look at where each still-unresolved pennant race stands. The NL East (Nationals), AL East (Orioles) and AL West (Angels) races have already been wrapped up. AL Central Team Record GB Detroit 84-68 – Kansas City 83-68 0.5 Cleveland 79-73 […]
Every year in Major League Baseball we are introduced to new stars who burst onto the scene with outstanding individual seasons. 2014 was no different. Breakout stars can come in a variety of different ways. They could be rookies like...Show More Summary
As the season winds down and the playoff picture becomes clearer by the day, so do the front-runners for the major awards in Major League Baseball. These men’s wisdom and guidance have led their respective teams to success in the Junior...Show More Summary
As the Major League Baseball regular season comes to an end and the New York Yankees find themselves on the outside looking in when it comes to postseason play, the conclusion of Derek Jeter’s tremendous career draws ever closer. In … Watch Derek Jeter’s New Gatorade Commercial “Made in New York” is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.
As we put a final bow on the 2014 minor league season, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems. Many of baseball’s top-ranked preseason prospects debuted in the major leagues this season, with promising young hitters...Show More Summary
I wanted to pass along an excellent opportunity for students interested in the study of labor law and dedicated to improving the lives of workers. The Major League Baseball Players Trust will award up to five $10,000 scholarships under the...
There are just 10 games left in the regular season for the playoff-bound Baltimore Orioles. Ten more games until Camden Yards starts rocking because of October baseball. Now that the Orioles have clinched the AL East, the season's final...Show More Summary
Major League Baseball suspended umpire Joe West one game for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon. Major League Baseball had already suspended Jonathan Papelbon seven games for grabbing Jonathan Papelbon. How is that fair? Joe Torre, MLB's discipline...Show More Summary
The 2014 Major League Baseball season may be winding down, but like the pennant races and wild-card chases, a lot of the individual award competitions are gearing up. As the 30 clubs make their way toward the finish line, players are...Show More Summary
We kick off episode 3 with Ruxin announcing his banishment to Korea as punishment for juicing up Baby G's baseballs. Andre interrupts Ruxin's lamenting, denim vest and all, and presents the rest of the guys with Polo cologne-scented flowers as an apology for his previous collusion with Jay Glazer. Show More Summary
After a 20-7 start, the Brewers’ record has fluctuated throughout the season, but the team is again showing signs of life in a race for the final National League wild-card spot.
While Major League Baseball has expanded its replay system in an effort to reduce incorrect calls made by umpires, the strike zone remains the most frustrating aspect of a baseball game and new research shows why. According to rule 2.00...Show More Summary
MLB thinks baseball umpire Joe West did the right thing when he ejected Jonathan Papelbon from a game last weekend after the Phillies pitcher lewdly gestured to the crowd. However, the league has a problem with the way it happened. West initiated physical contact with Papelbon and grabbed the closer’s shirt during their brief exchange in […]
As the Baltimore Orioles became the first Major League Baseball team to clinch a division last night, baseball fans, fairweather and hardcore alike, are gearing up for the most exciting time of year—the postseason. And TBS, which plays...Show More Summary
Thanks to Breaking Bad, we all know Bryan Cranston can be a serious actor—but it’s nice to see his lighter Malcolm
Fay Vincent had a fine run as commissioner of Major League Baseball. He is also a graciously optimistic man.