Here are 5 pitchers drawing the most interest ahead of the July 31 MLB trade deadline.
Tony Gwynn, the Padres player who was synonymous with consistent hitting in major league baseball and professionalism on and off the field, died Monday at age 54.
Nearly halfway into the 2014 MLB season, here are grades for the Yankees offseason moves worth over $400 million.
Infield shifts have become increasingly common in the MLB. Here are the teams that are doing it the most.
Could Johnny Football be trying on another uniform after being grabbed by the San Diego Padres in the 28th round of the draft?
Here are six nasty pitchers leading the Cy Young race of both leagues.
Here are the 5 things to know about the 2014 MLB Draft.
There’s no fighting in baseball? Here are the five craziest brawls between Major League Baseball players since 2010.
The Ramirez appearing at the anniversary of the 2004 championship team said he was “a new man” who had found God.
There are seven major problems for the 2014 Red Sox, and only one of them is Jacoby Ellsbury-related.
As we count down to the June 5 MLB draft, here are the five prospects teams are likely to pick first.
Here are 5 reasons baseball fans hope the Puig show never ends.
How do you explain Troy Tulowitzki’s .571 home batting average plummeting to .247 on the road? Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow says Tulo knows what’s coming.
With more than forty games under their collective belt, the Detroit Tigers are the best team in baseball this season. Here’s why — and whether they can sustain it.
Alex Guerrero, an infielder for the Dodgers who’s spending some time in the minors, saw an on-field disagreement turn for the worse when a teammate bit his ear.
Selig turned a blind eye to steroids in the 1990s. Here’s why he can’t repeat the same mistake with the MLB Tommy John epidemic.
Here are the five Major League Baseball players who have improved the most on their career numbers in 2014.
With the Major League Baseball season officially one-fourth done, here’s a look at who are currently the league’s best closers.
Here are seven MLB teams with surprising grades with one quarter of the 2014 season in the books.
For about an hour and a half, Mets fans were convinced Saul Katz was trying to sell his stake in the team. Here’s why they were so happy with the idea.
Here are the seven teams that have taken the most abuse from Derek Jeter over the years.
25 MLB teams sighed in relief when the Brand Key’s 2014 Sports Loyalty Index was released and they weren’t at the bottom.
Masahiro Tanaka and Jose Abreu are proving that international leagues can consistently produce talent on par with the highest MLB standard.
New international stars and MLB All-Stars of the past have gotten off to blistering starts in 2014. Here are the 10 best players of April.
Data journalism website FiveThirtyEight has explored the best pairs of position players in any given season in MLB history. Who came out on top?
Tanaka and Abreu were almost sure things, but these six breakout MLB stars are surprising everyone in 2014.
Now that the 2014 Major League Baseball season is officially one month in, here are four surprises so far.
Here’s a look at the six highest-paid Major League Baseball players this season.
On Sunday, starting pitchers came together to put on a serious display of pitching talent and ability, culminating in a record day.
Major League Baseball has more than its share of quirks. If you’d like to study the financing details of a ten-year player contract to find out how much so-and-so will make in 2021, there’s a stat for that. On the other hand, trying to find how much a baseball team’s manager earns is like trying …
Though teams rarely announce the money managers make, here are the top six in baseball for 2014.
When the New York Yankees spent $175 million to bring over Masahiro Tanaka, many fans and commentators saw echoes of Daisuke Matsuzaka.
While Michael Pineda is the most recent professional baseball player to be ejected for pine tar, he’s far from the first. Here are the seven most infamous.
It seems unanimous there is an epidemic in baseball. Here’s what the chief Tommy John surgeon thinks is behind the fifteen cases of 2014.
Manager John Farell’s move may cast a harsher light on all pitchers, especially two who pitch for the Red Sox.
Source: M.janicki, Flickr On this day 100 years ago, Chicago’s Wrigley Field opened to a public ready and eager to enjoy what was undeniably the game that everyone played whenever they had the chance. At least, that’s the narrative that baseball likes to believe, and the gravity of the sport’s history — compared to its …
With Albert Pujols becoming the twenty-sixth player to break 500 home runs in his career, we look ahead and see who he might pass on the all-time list this season.
While Wrigley Field celebrates its centennial and we take a look at its contemporaries in the history of baseball stadiums.
Yasiel Puig has always dodged questions about how he managed to join the MLB. Now that the story is out, he’s embroiled in legal and not-so-legal disputes.
Shortstop is the most exciting position on a baseball team, and beyond Derek Jeter’s retirement, here are the five best players at the SS in 2014.
Here are the best and the worst performing players on the MLB Meter for Week 3.
Source: Keith Allison / Flickr Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack / I don’t care if I ever get back… There’s plenty of downtime at every Major League Baseball game. In fact, the sport has breaks built into each half-inning, not to mention the breaks in between every pitch thrown and the seventh-inning stretch, …
Here are five signature songs fans of Major League Baseball teams love to sing at their respective stadiums. Join the chorus.
Here are six mascots known for provoking the ire of visiting teams and fans.
One of the most interesting things about baseball is comparing how we used to examine the game with how we look at it today. FiveThiryEight combined the two.
Here are five 2014 World Series contenders with the lowest payrolls on the books.
When these seven players went on the disabled list, it became a defining moment for their teams in 2014.
Here are five MLB hitters punishing opposing teams in the young 2014 season.
The Red Sox may be forgetting to look in the mirror in a sport where “cheating” is never an isolated incident.
When Michael Pineda pitched a great game with pine tar on his hands, both teams downplayed the incident.