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.
Derek Jeter just made it all the way to No. 8 on the MLB’s All Time Hitters list. How does he stack up against the competition, and could he continue moving up?
Here are the 10 MLB prospects expected to have a big league impact in 2014.
Baseball is defined by its Moneyball embrace of advanced metrics. Catchers are the hardest players to quantify. Who’s the best by the numbers?
Vegas says only one MLB team has better odds of going all the way in 2014. Here’s why this year may belong to the Nationals.
When the Milwaukee Brewers star player Ryan Braun returned after a suspension for steroids, he was greeted by applause.
Here are five baseball teams that got pleasant surprises to start out the 2014 regular season.
It appears that fan loyalty has its limits. Even in Queens, New York, baseball fans preferred the Yankees to the ever struggling Mets.
As the 2014 season springs to life, here are the four pitchers who put forth a claim as the best in the business last year.
Detroit First baseman Miguel Cabrera has signed an eight-year contract extension for a total deal bigger than A-Rod’s. The contract will be up when he’s 40.
While most Americans slept, the 2014 MLB season kicked off in Sydney, Australia, where Clayton Kershaw went to work.
As the number of guest instructors and special coaches continues to swell, we take a look at 5 of the most famous former players.
In what was otherwise a quiet spring training game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Kansas City Royals, pitcher Aroldis Chapman took a line drive to the face.
Injuries to Detroit’s Jose Iglesias and Baltimore’s Manny Machado turned out to be worse than expected. What’s the impact on these MLB contenders?
Here are seven MLB contenders with cause for concern in spring training 2014.
TicketCity has just released their latest list of the 8 MLB teams with the most loyal fans.
Here are the biggest free-agent signings and trades leading into the 2014 Major League Baseball season.
Here are seven MLB trade targets driving the rumor mill in 2014.
Ralph Kiner, a slugger who had a Hall of Fame career on the field, was also beloved by generations of baseball fans for his work as a Mets broadcaster.
Some MLB players exceed their sky-high expectations and deliver huge returns on teams’ investments. Here are 5 prime examples.
Here are seven pitchers known to MLB hitters as beanballers.
Major League Baseball batters should avoid hitting toward these nine outfielders at all costs.
Here are 10 Major League Baseball pitchers set to dominate opposing lineups in 2014.
These nightmarish contracts serve as fair warning to Major League Baseball owners and management. How bad were these deals?
Buffalo Wild Wings announced that Pepsi will replace Coca-Cola as its main beverage supplier.
The Boston Red Sox chipped further at the Curse of the Bambino this past week, winning their eighth World Series title. We take a look at 8 of baseball’s strange superstitions.