MLB
After months of waiting, spring training is here. And we’ll preview all 30 teams between now and the start of the regular season, starting with the defending World Series champions Kansas City Royals and the rest of the AL Central. AL Central Kansas City Royals Detroit Tigers Cleveland Indians... Read more
We start with a Zack Greinke story. Greinke stories are always fun, because Greinke is so unusual, but this one reveals as much about our actual subject, Phillies pitching coach Bob McClure, as it does about Greinke himself. The story is from Greinke’s first bullpen session in the spring... Read more
Arizona right fielder Brandon Drury crashed into the seats in Marlins Park while making a highlight-reel catch, then found himself in the middle of one excited fan’s selfie. Drury wasn’t too interested in posing for the guy, and who can blame him. Read more
BALTIMORE — CC Sabathia pitched seven sharp innings, Brian McCann drove in three runs and the New York Yankees ended their six-game losing streak by beating the Baltimore Orioles 7-0 Wednesday night. Playing in his 1,000th major league game, Jacoby Ellsbury went 3 for 3 with two walks to... Read more
Matt Harvey hasn’t looked like his usual dominant self this season and it has some people wondering if last year’s workload has anything to do with it. You can add Scott Boras, the agent of the New York Mets star righty, to that group. In a phone interview with... Read more
Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen takes great pride in his defense in center field. He sports a Gold Glove among the many awards he’s earned during his stellar career. So it’s safe to say McCutchen has a pretty good idea when he commits an error and when he doesn’t.... Read more
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury. #Yankees place A-Rod on DL with strained right hamstring, recall left-hander James Pazos from Triple A. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May 4, 2016 The injury occurred in the fifth inning... Read more
Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez took Star Wars Day very seriously this year. In honor of May 4, Ramirez broke out a pretty cool Chewbecca mask for a video on the team’s Twitter Read more
Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester is known for his inability to throw to first. Whether it’s after fielding a grounder or attempting a pickoff, Lester has never been comfortable making that short, easy throw.  So on Tuesday, rather than just throwing the ball to first after nabbing a ground... Read more
In the eighth inning of Tuesday’s Cubs-Pirates game, Ryan Kalish pinch-hit for Chicago starting pitcher Jake Arrieta and promptly lined out to right field. It was an unremarkable play in the Cubs’ eventual 7-1 win, but for Kalish, the chance to get back in a major league box score... Read more