1. Theo Epstein Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Cubs

    Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein confirmed he's in discussions with the organization on a contract extension and expects a deal "sometime soon." Continue for updates...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 28 days ago 10,920 reads 15 comments

  2. Jake Arrieta's Opening Day Gem Puts Any Anxiety to Rest over 2015 CY Winner

    This is a weird thing to say about a pitcher who dominated like a fiend en route to winning the National League Cy Young in 2015, but here goes: Jake Arrieta appears to be just fine, thank you very much...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 28 days ago 13,016 reads 35 comments

  3. Bryce Harper Wears a 'Make Baseball Fun Again' Hat

    Bryce Harper 2016. The Washington Nationals slugger traded in his uniform cap for a "Make Baseball Fun Again" hat after the team's 4-3 Opening Day win over the Atlanta ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 29 days ago 23,925 reads 144 comments

  4. Giants Flash Signs of New Formula for Keeping Even-Year Magic Going in 2016

    The first time the San Francisco Giants won the World Series, they scored the fewest runs of any team that made it to that postseason...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 29 days ago 11,464 reads 31 comments

  5. Giants Slug 3 Consecutive Home Runs on Opening Day vs. Brewers

    It must be an even year. The San Francisco Giants put together a dominant Opening Day performance against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park, slugging three consecutive home runs in the top of the eighth inning...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 29 days ago 18,917 reads 16 comments

  6. Sonny Gray Illness: Updates on Athletics Pitcher's Food Poisoning and Return

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray is suffering from food poisoning and was unable to make Monday's Opening Day start against the Chicago White Sox. Rich Hill started in Gray's place...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 5,955 reads 19 comments

  7. Ron Darling Comments on Drug, Alcohol Use in Dugout with 1986 New York Mets

    After winning the World Series in 1986, the New York Mets looked to be building a dynasty in Flushing. Instead, they made one playoff appearance over the next decade...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 29 days ago 385,609 reads 51 comments

  8. Red Sox vs. Indians Opening Day 2016 Postponed Due to Weather

    The Cleveland Indians' 2016 season home opener against the Boston Red Sox was postponed from Monday until 1:10 p.m. ET Tuesday due to inclement weather. Jordan Bastian of MLB ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 29 days ago 6,415 reads 13 comments

  9. HBO's John Oliver Rips Yankees Brass for Stadium's 'Elitist' Ticket Policy

    Warning: Video contains NSFW language. Come Tuesday, fans won't be gaining entry to Yankee Stadium's Opening Day with print-at-home tickets...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 29 days ago 59,047 reads 25 comments

  10. 2016 MLB Opening Day: Follow All the News, Results, Top Performances Live

    If the first act of MLB 's Opening Day festivities was any indication of what's to come, Act II, which gets underway Monday with a 12-game slate, is going to be full of memorable moments and keep us at the edge of our seats...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 29 days ago 14,658 reads 44 comments

  11. MLB Power Rankings: Who Is Baseball's No. 1 Team on Opening Day?

    The 2016 MLB season kicked off with a tripleheader of games on Sunday, and ahead of Monday's full slate of action it's time to officially unveil our Opening Day power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 29 days ago 124,462 reads 232 comments

  12. Yankees Opening Day 2016: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Predictions

    After a playoff appearance last season, optimism is high for the New York Yankees heading into 2016. They start the year with a Wild Card Game rematch against reigning American League Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 29 days ago 2,704 reads 0 comments

  13. David Price Right at Home with Boston Red Sox Thanks in Large Part to Big Papi

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Price will be the third Opening Day starting pitcher for the Boston Red Sox in the past three seasons Tuesday in Cleveland ...

    Bill Speros Written by Bill Speros about 29 days ago 14,473 reads 9 comments

  14. Johnny Cueto's Opt-Out Clause Could Be Dream Scenario for SF Giants

    Johnny Cueto has yet to throw a meaningful pitch for the San Francisco Giants , so it's a bit early to be talking about his opt-out clause. Right? Well, yes. But let's do it anyway, because speculation is fun and opt-outs matter in today's MLB ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 29 days ago 23,647 reads 12 comments

  15. Royals Still Have All the Ingredients of Their Championship Formula in 2016

    In winning the American League pennant in 2014 and the World Series in 2015, the Kansas City Royals had a system. And on Opening Night of the 2016 season, they showed that the system still works...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 29 days ago 27,167 reads 85 comments

  16. Gregory Polanco, Pirates Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Reaction

    Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco will be with the team for years to come. As first reported by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports on April 3, the two sides have “agreed ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 13,681 reads 15 comments

  17. Marcus Stroman Looks Every Bit the Blue Jays' Ace in Promising Opening Day Win

    After the Toronto Blue Jays ' Marcus Stroman cruised through the bottom of the seventh inning in Sunday's 5-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, ESPN announcer ...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 30 days ago 12,235 reads 31 comments

  18. New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals Live Blog

    The last time we saw the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets playing meaningful baseball, a five-run 12th inning gave the Royals a 5-2 victory in Game 5 of the World Series, securing the team's first championship in 30 years...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 30 days ago 21,656 reads 131 comments

  19. Miguel Gonzalez to White Sox: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Free-agent pitcher Miguel Gonzalez reportedly agreed to a minor league deal with the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, per MLB .com's Scott Merkin and the Chicago Sun-Times ' Daryl Van Schouwen ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 30 days ago 6,540 reads 3 comments

  20. James Loney Released by Rays: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Tampa Bay Rays have released first baseman James Loney just ahead of their regular-season opener on Sunday, according to Bill Chastain of MLB .com...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 30 days ago 2,991 reads 2 comments

  21. Toronto Blue Jays vs. Tampa Bay Rays Live Blog

    The Tampa Bay Rays host the Toronto Blue Jays and their high-powered offense in the second game of this Opening Day Sunday. The Blue Jays averaged 5...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 30 days ago 23,218 reads 23 comments

  22. Jordan Walden Injury: Updates on Cardinals RP's Lat and Return

    St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Jordan Walden was diagnosed with a Grade 2 lat strain on Sunday. Continue for updates. Walden Out 'A Few Months' Sunday, April 3 MLB ...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 30 days ago 1,805 reads 5 comments

  23. St. Louis Cardinals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Live Blog

    It's finally here! After five long, cold months without baseball, the 2016 MLB season has officially arrived, with the St. Louis Cardinals taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first of three games on this wonderful Sunday...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 30 days ago 29,855 reads 44 comments