Let's flashback one year. After only 11 starts in Double-A, the Marlins announce that a 20-year-old named Jose Fernandez will break camp with the big league squad. Most had predicted perhaps a late-season call-up for Fernandez as the...Show More Summary
Searching for concrete results in a Major League Baseball spring training game is going to lead to disappointment. You can evaluate individual performances for days, but once the games count, everything changes. Players are going through the motions in March. Show More Summary
While electronic devices are banned from Major League Baseball dugouts, that won't stop one mystery team from using a supercomputer during games to direct strategy. Cray CEO Pete Ungaro recently told The Economist that an unnamed MLB...Show More Summary
Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Starting Pitcher Rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues: 1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw is 51-23 over the past three years with a 2.21 ERA and a 0.97 WHIP. He has also averaged 236.3 strikeouts per season over that stretch. Show More Summary
This gives an idea of what the selfie jersey will look like. (Credit: Kalamazoo Growlers) Once you get outside the realm of Major League Baseball, you pretty much have a license to be goofy with your uniforms. Last year, the Toledo Mud Hens marked May the 4th with Chewbacca-themed uniforms. Show More Summary
It was just a matter of time before somebody exposed a loophole in Major League Baseball's expanded replay system. Never satisfied with accepting things the way others believe the things should be accepted, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon studied baseball's new replay system and is now coaching his players on how to take advantage of it. Show More Summary
Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ starting pitcher rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers Yu Darvish went 13-9 with a 2.83 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP and a league-leading 277 strikeouts. He’s the real deal. 2. Show More Summary
McLaren CEO Ron Dennis is gambling on his team. No, not in the same way Pete Rose did to earn himself a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. The McLaren boss told reporters at the team factory last week that, "Our cars will not feature...Show More Summary
There may not be a bigger question mark heading into the 2014 Major League Baseball season than new Yankee Masahiro Tanaka. Last year in the Japanese League, Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1.27 ERA. Those are simply incredible numbers, but many still doubt his ability to adjust to the game in the U.S. Show More Summary
Free agent pitcher Ervin Santana finally found a home for the 2014 Major League Baseball season with the talented right-hander signing a one-year contract with the injury-hit Atlanta Braves.
A collegiate summer league baseball team will wear jerseys made of selfies during a game in July. The Kalamazoo Growlers, of the collegiate summer baseball Northwoods League, announced that they "will be wearing a SALUTE TO SELFIES jersey during a game in July." According to the league: The team will collect selfies through April 1. Show More Summary
At the beginning of the year, Major League Baseball and their MLB Advanced Media in-house development studio announced that they would be bringing the classic RBI Baseball franchise back after nearly twenty years with RBI Baseball 14 for home consoles and mobile devices. Just last week, it was revealed that the game may be set
In a story that will make everyone over the age of 25 flip a table in anger, the Kalamazoo Growlers of the collegiate summer baseball Northwoods League will be wearing a SALUTE TO SELFIES jersey during a game in July. If you heard that description and thought, “what is that, a jersey covered in selfies,” BINGO, welcome to Hell.
Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ outfielder rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates Andrew McCutchen has been a fantasy force for five seasons, but he has really stepped it up the past two years, averaging.322 with 102 runs, 26 home runs, 90 RBI and 23.5 stolen bases. 2. Show More Summary
Apparently players aren’t the only people preparing for the Major League Baseball season at Spring Training games right now. Yesterday, a fan in the outfield grass at the New York Mets and Miami Marlins game showed that he’s in regular season careless dad form, as he let go of his kid’s wagon cart to go after a foul ball.
The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Triple-A affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies, have had some of the best-selling gear among all minor league baseball teams for the last five years simply because they are called the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. However, ever since they announced that the team would sport caps with strips of bacon on them for […]
Yahoo! has replaced CBS Sports as the “Official Fantasy Game of MLB.com.” Visitors to the Major League Baseball webpage will now notice
NEW ORLEANS?Ulnar collateral ligament (UCLR) reconstruction, otherwise known as "Tommy John Surgery," is a procedure frequently performed on Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers with a damaged or torn ulnar collateral ligament, a common elbow injury, typically from overuse. read more
Major League Baseball players who undergo Tommy John surgery are less likely to regain the performance level they had before surgery, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. The study is the first to show a link between the surgery and declining pitching performance at the professional level. Show More Summary
The Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League invited the retired N.B.A. star Tracy McGrady, 34, to spring training.