An MLB pitch clock was already looking likely for 2018. They've been testing this in the minor leagues and everything seems poised to take it to the next level, as long as the players and league agree on the system so it can be incorporated in 2018 rather than the season after. The whole “agree”
Sammy Sosa last week in Paris and during his playing days. (AP) There’s no lack of opinions in the baseball world about Sammy Sosa — the ex-Cubs slugger whose home-run records have been mired by performance enhancing drugs allegations for years. But Sosa is apparently even the target of criticism from the hip-hop community these […]
The Yankees’ managerial search is officially on hold until Thursday, when general manager Brian Cashman is expected to resume conducting interviews with candidates at Yankee Stadium, but interest remains keen in the only such current big league vacancy.
Aaron Judge will almost certainly add another accomplishment to his first full season in the majors by being named American League Rookie of the Year on Monday (6 p.m., MLB Network). It would be a fitting cap to his historic season, when he broke Mark McGwire's rookie home run record by hitting 52
After a night in which the Astros seized the lead in this World Series with a 5-3 victory in Game 3 on Friday, it’s quite clear that Houston’s Minute Maid Park perfection is a very real factor in this Fall Classic. And if the Astros can continue their home heroics in tonight’s Game 4, they’ll […]
This is the Jake Arrieta that baseball has come to know and love. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) First things first: We’re generally not fans of the “You Won’t Believe What ACTRESS X Looks Like Now!” post conceit that makes up roughly 18 percent of the Internet content grist mill these days. But there are times […]
The Astros were laughingstocks. They tanked, losing at least 105 games in three-straight seasons, in order to rebuild. Now, those moves are paying dividends.
There may be four months between now and the start of Spring Training, but that hasn’t stopped Mariners manager Scott Servais from beginning to plot ways to improve one of his team’s major weaknesses last year: baserunning.
To bounce back from a tough game, the Astros are going to hand the baseball to one of the best starting pitchers in the game. As options go, it doesn’t get much better than that. Well, there’s some unknown about that. What would these things be without some suspense?
The Los Angeles Dodgers still haven’t lost this postseason, and they now take their two-game lead in the hunt for a pennant on the road, where the Chicago Cubs hope their opportunistic opponent finally runs into a brick wall.
After spending parts of five seasons with the A’s, Sonny Gray has had plenty of experience and success against the Astros, and the Yankees will be leaning on him to bounce back when he takes the mound on Tuesday for Game 4 on 11 days’ rest.
I think Kahnle was happy with his work pic.twitter.com/1bTCxpVK6d — Shaun Newkirk (@Shauncore) October 14, 2017 Tommy Kahnle struck out arguably the best hitter in baseball, and the New York Yankees reliever was noticeably animated about his own success following the final out of the sixth inning. On the other side of the ball, Jose […]