Dave Dravecky was on his way to having a solid career as a starting left-handed pitcher when life went sideways for him in 1988. A 21st-round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1978 MLB draft, the Youngstown Ohio native compiled 64 wins against 57 losses in his eight years in the majors. Dravecky, …
While we now know him as ‘Big Sexy,’ Bartolo Colon grew up working with his father in the Dominican Republic. That labor, however, set the stage for his MLB career.
Josh Beckett enjoyed a successful career as a MLB pitcher and he ended his career on a great note by throwing a no-hitter in his last season.
Madison Bumgarner is a simple man. So simple, in fact, that he once dated a girl with the same name as his and couldn’t have cared less.
Cheating occurs in every professional sport. Here are five of the most egregious cheating incidents ever caught on camera.
Curt Schilling earned more than $115 million during his MLB career, but he lost it all on a video game just three years after retirement.
MLB Hall of Fame pitcher Rollie Fingers grew his mustache as a joke, but he wound up choosing his facial hair over baseball.
A look back at the career and controversial comments of former MLB pitcher John Rocker and what he did after leaving baseball.
Many fans only know Cy Young as the namesake of the MLB award. However, Young might have also been the greatest pitcher of all time.
Baseball is full of weird traditions and customs that can be confusing to newcomers. For instance, why is a ‘K’ used to abbreviate a strikeout?
Former All-Star pitcher Dan Haren is finding a unique way to help families affected by the coronavirus shutdown: bobbleheads.
Scouts are always on the lookout for the next big baseball prospect. Oscar Colas is a name that many MLB teams are focused on right now.
Baseball scouts are always on the lookout for the next great player. Like most sports, baseball scouts start looking at players very early.
Mike Soroka quietly produced one of the best rookie seasons for a starting pitcher in decades. Now it’s time for him to make the jump to elite.
Pitcher Jack Flaherty was exceptional down the stretch in helping the St. Louis Cardinals to a division title in 2019 but will earn little more than the league minimum this summer.
The New York Yankees are in need of starting pitching help with Luis Severino out for the season. Is Samardzija the right fit for a trade?
Trevor Bauer isn’t one to shy away from unconventional ideas or practices. But one painful experiment he tried on himself was just plain weird.
Bartolo Colon will pitch in 2020, but not in the MLB. Take a look at what baseball team decided to give a shot for the veteran pitcher.
Roger Clemens is one of the most polarizing figures in baseball. Despite his incredible resume a few scandals could keep him out of the Hall of Fame.
It’s close at the top, but only one ace hurler can lay claim to being No. 1 among the highest-paid pitchers in Major League Baseball.
Baseball fans submitted their votes for the best starting pitcher in MLB, and the winner might not be who you think it is.
Two bottles of rare and delicious wine might have helped sway Gerrit Cole to sign with the Yankees over his other suitors.
In cities with two competing clubs, one team is always going to come out on top. In New York baseball, the Yankees are generally the top dog. While the Bronx Bombers may have made headlines by signing Gerrit Cole in free agency, the New York Mets managed to make a smart deal of their own, …
Gerrit Cole was the biggest name and most sought-after player in free agency this season, and he got the big payday he was expecting from a team with a history of shelling out big bucks to land free agents. The Yankees gave him the richest contract in MLB history for a pitcher, but that wasn’t …
Los Angeles is expected to be extremely aggressive this offfseason, which this one move could signal some big things ahead.
Being bat boy or ball boy at an MLB game is exciting and fun. How much do these personal make and how do you become one?
With Felix Hernandez moving on from the Seattle Mariners, there’s no better time to remember some of the Cy Young Award winner’s best moments.
The Dodgers Hyun-Jin Ryu might not be the most well-known pitcher in the National League, but he has a great chance to win the Cy Young Award.
When it comes to pitching in baseball, no result is as exciting or as effective as a strikeout. These pitchers were masters of the strikeout.
Chris Sale became the fastest pitcher to 2,000 strikeouts in MLB history this week. Where does that milestone place him on the all-time list?
Walk-up music in baseball is one of the most personal parts of the game, and these MLB player rely on these 70s classic rock standards.
Matt Harvey made his name as an ace pitcher for the Mets, but is his career over after being released by the Angels?
When hitters step up to bat against the Brewers reliever Josh Hader, they know what pitch is coming, but they still can’t hit it.
The MLB trade deadline is an exciting time on the calendar, and we could several All-Stars land with new teams at the 2019 deadline.
The Minnesota Twins got ahead of the race for bullpen help at the MLB trade deadline with the acquisition of Sergio Romo on Thursday night.
Bartolo Colon is a cult legend in MLB. A universaly loved pitcher who’s had a long career of ups and downs. How many teams has the beloved pitcher played for?
One of this year’s MLB Hall of Fame inductees is Mariano Rivera. While getting in on the first ballot is rare, it isn’t as unprecedented as this.
Madison Bumgarner has pitched for the San Francisco Giants since 2009. Will he still be a Giant at the end of the July 31 MLB Trade Deadline?
Noah Syndergaard is one of best pitchers in baseball, but the New York Mets could land some top-notch prospects by trading him.
Luis Severino was supposed to be the Yankees’ ace this year, but he might miss the season because the team mismanaged his recovery.
Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman might be the hottest commodity at the 2019 trade deadline, and two frontrunners could land him.
Sandy Koufax is considered one of the best pitchers in MLB history. But we still can’t believe some of the stats he recorded in his best year.
MLB is constantly striving to stay relevant with the times. Does this mean there is now a time limit between pitches?
Starting pitchers can make all the difference in pro baseball, but these five supposed aces are struggling mightily in 2019.
Hyun-jin Ryu, Walker Buehler and Clayton Kershaw were all selected to be in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game. Were the three Dodgers aces deserving?
Baseball isn’t a hard-hitting sport, but that doesn’t mean MLB players don’t suffer injuries. These five players got hurt celebrating.
Max Scherzer is one of the best pitchers in baseball, but the Washington Nationals need to consider putting him on the trading block in 2019.
What does starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel bring to the mound for the Atlanta Braves, and when will he debut? Let’s take a look.
After winning the World Series in 2019, nothing seems to be going right for the Boston Red Sox. So what’s the real problem in Beantown?
Craig Kimbrel ended his extended offseason by signing with the Chicago Cubs. What does he bring to the mound, and when will he debut?