On Sunday, Madison Bumgarner hit his fourth home run of the season and the 10th of his career. While impressive for a pitcher, it’s hardly the best of all time.
Here are 5 things that have turned the Nationals from World Series favorites to a massive disappointment this season.
Even before their Deadline deals, this team was a force to be reckoned with.
A look at why a potential 30-year anniversary between the Cardinals and Royals is too good to be true.
Here are 5 reasons baseball fans should be wary of the WAR statistic.
Horrified by Deflategate? Here are the tales of 7 MLB pitchers that make such the NFL’s tales of cheating seem amateur.
With one third of the season remaining, here’s a look at the Mets’ chances of making the postseason for the first time since 2006.
By hitting a home run in his fifth consecutive game, Seattle Mariners right fielder Nelson Cruz swung his way into the Major League Baseball record books.
Here is a breakdown of everything you need to know about the blockbuster trade that sent Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Bored by mannered MLB games? Here are 5 of the wildest events from the sport’s colorful history.
As the trade deadline looms, here are four teams sitting on the fence of whether to sell or buy.
Here are 5 ways Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery has been rough on the Dark Knight.
Los Angeles Dodger Adrian Gonzalez’s five home runs in the first three games of the season are an MLB record. Too bad he can’t possibly keep this pace up.
After a crushing first-round playoff exit, here’s where the Oakland A’s are headed.
The Red Sox’s rotation moves received some rave reviews in the sports media. Here’s a look at what could go right — and what could go very wrong — in 2015.
Here are the 10 best strikeout pitchers of the 2014 MLB season.
Here are 5 upgrades the Yankees need to become contenders in 2015.
Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw became just the 11th player in baseball history to win the Cy Young Award and MVP in the same season. Here’s the club he joined.
Entering the World Series, the Royals are 8-0 in the 2014 playoffs and have won 11 straight postseason games overall. Where does that streak rank all-time?
The 2014 World Series will be a matchup of two wild-card teams, the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. How many times has a wild card won it all?
Is there a pattern to where Major League Baseball players are born, or anything else that’s worth discovering about the hometowns of the pros?
We take a look at baseball’s home run leaders to see who’s still alive as MLB’s divisional series begin. These six sluggers could make a big impact in October.
Bloomberg just released its 2014 team valuations for Major League Baseball, and some of the most valuable squads may surprise you.
With the Twins firing manager Ron Gardenhire after 13 seasons, we took a look at the new list of longest-tenured current managers in Major League Baseball.
When Adam Dunn retired in 2014, he didn’t see a single second of playoff time. He was, however, the most strikeout-friendly player of the modern era.
With Jeter’s departure, it’s time to retire the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry, too.
After scary injuries to Giancarlo Stanton and Chase Headley, is it time for Major League Baseball to better protect batters?
Here are 5 MLB players who are delivering value well beyond their 2014 paychecks.
Here are 5 signs this MLB season’s power outage is of historic proportions.
These ten MLB pitchers have gotten the highest percentage of batters to swing and miss in 2014. The best will surprise many fans.
Here are eight MLB pitchers who have fired fastballs of 100 mph or faster in 2014.
Here are five storylines that are making the MLB pennant race a must-see event in 2014.
Everyone loves diving catches, but statistics sometimes point to even better defensive performances. Here are MLB’s 7 best in 2014.
Here are 5 pitchers drawing the most interest ahead of the July 31 MLB trade deadline.
Infield shifts have become increasingly common in the MLB. Here are the teams that are doing it the most.
There’s no fighting in baseball? Here are the five craziest brawls between Major League Baseball players since 2010.
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?
Here’s a look at the six highest-paid Major League Baseball players this season.
Though teams rarely announce the money managers make, here are the top six in baseball for 2014.
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.
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 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.
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.
When the Milwaukee Brewers star player Ryan Braun returned after a suspension for steroids, he was greeted by applause.
While most Americans slept, the 2014 MLB season kicked off in Sydney, Australia, where Clayton Kershaw went to work.