1. Ambidextrous Pitcher Ryan Perez Throws over 90 mph with Both Arms

    Ryan Perez is one of the only ambidextrous pitchers in professional baseball. He has hit speeds over 90 mph with both of his hands. Watch as Perez shows off his talents in the video above...

    BR Studios Written by BR Studios about 10 days ago 39,895 reads 33 comments

  2. Darryl Strawberry Calls Dwight Gooden a 'Junkie-Addict' in NYDN Exclusive

    Earlier this year, Dwight Gooden and Darryl Strawberry were the subjects of an ESPN 30 for 30 that portrayed their downfall from burgeoning superstars to troubled drug addicts...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 10 days ago 60,063 reads 56 comments

  3. Rougned Odor: The Fighting Roots of a Venezuelan Cowboy

    One punch Flashpoints arrive frequently and violently as young Texas second baseman Rougned Odor spars his way through the early stages of a career that teammate Elvis Andrus swears will lead him one day straight into the Hall of Fame...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 10 days ago 283,354 reads 170 comments

  4. MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

    With little more than a month remaining in the 2016 MLB regular season, plenty still needs to be figured out before the postseason begins...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 10 days ago 87,149 reads 206 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 21

    Not every fantasy baseball pickup needs to be flashy. When hunkering down for a title run, owners just need players who get the job done. Most of this week's waiver-wire recommendations meet that mold...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 10 days ago 12,408 reads 0 comments

  6. Giants' Dog-Costume Contest Winner Sports Johnny Cueto-Style Orange Dreadlocks

    The San Francisco Giants ' costume contest has gone to the dogs—literally. A number of pups showed off their finest Giants gear prior to San Francisco's game against the ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 days ago 1,000 reads 0 comments

  7. World Champion Royals Streaking Back into Playoff Contention

    Here come the champs. Make it eight straight for the Kansas City Royals , who beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 on Sunday to continue their winning ways and creep closer in the American League wild-card scramble...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 10 days ago 18,946 reads 55 comments

  8. Justin Upton Celebrates Would-Be HR, Gets Only a Double After Ball Hits Wall

    So close, Justin Upton . With his Detroit Tigers looking to overcome a 3-2 deficit in the ninth inning of Saturday's bout with the Boston Red Sox, the 28-year-old outfielder blasted a ball to center field...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 days ago 10,736 reads 1 comments

  9. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 20, Position by Position

    One of the great baseball scenes ever put to film comes courtesy of the Leslie Nielsen classic The Naked Gun , with Randy Newman's "I Love L.A." providing the background music...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 11 days ago 15,178 reads 16 comments

  10. David Ortiz Hands out Gum, Takes Selfie with Kids Before Hitting Home Run

    David Ortiz 's farewell tour has been fun. On Saturday, that continued when the Boston Red Sox slugger handed out pieces of gum to young fans sitting near the on-deck circle before stepping to the plate...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 days ago 3,101 reads 1 comments

  11. Clayton Kershaw, Rich Hill on the Comeback Trail at Perfect Time for Dodgers

    Just when the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally caught up with the San Francisco Giants , their starting pitching has gone and quit on them. Clayton Kershaw and Rich Hill, that's your cue to come back and fix everything...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 11 days ago 19,135 reads 21 comments

  12. Mets Fan Shows Off Bare Stomach Before Bartolo Colon Delivers Pitch

    A fan had an interesting way of showing his support for pitcher Bartolo Colon during Saturday's game between the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 11 days ago 16,573 reads 3 comments

  13. Carlos Gomez to Rangers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

    It didn't take long for Carlos Gomez to find a new home. Saturday, the Texas Rangers struck a minor league deal with Gomez after he was placed on release waivers by the Houston Astros, according to MLB ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 days ago 15,230 reads 23 comments

  14. MLB Milestones, Records That Could Be Achieved Down the Stretch in 2016

    Alex Rodriguez left a monumental milestone on the table when he and the New York Yankees agreed to part ways. The polarizing star ended his Yankees tenure with 696 career home runs...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 12 days ago 671 reads 0 comments

  15. Takeaways from MLB Week 20

    The Washington Nationals lead the NL East largely because second baseman Daniel Murphy is having an MVP-caliber year...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 12 days ago 25,025 reads 75 comments

  16. Rick Porcello's Red Sox Resurgence Worth Every Penny of Big-Money Extension

    The days Rick Porcello doesn't start for the Boston Red Sox , they're barely a .500 team. It's true. The Sox are 19-6 in Porcello 's 25 starts, after their 10-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 12 days ago 25,010 reads 35 comments

  17. Nathan Eovaldi Injury: Updates on Yankees P's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    The road to recovery for New York Yankees pitcher Nathan Eovaldi has begun after he underwent surgery on his right arm. Continue for updates. Eovaldi Has Tommy John Surgery Friday, Aug...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 days ago 1,071 reads 0 comments

  18. Report Cards for All 30 MLB Teams' Seasons at the 2016 Three-Quarter Mark

    The third semester of the 2016 regular season has come to an end, and report cards are heading home to each of baseball's 30 teams...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 13 days ago 50,152 reads 100 comments

  19. Carlos Gomez Released by Astros: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Astros released outfielder Carlos Gomez on Friday . Upon designating Gomez for assignment Aug. 10, Houston had 10 days to work out a trade or assign him to the minor leagues, but instead the 30-year-old is now a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 28,530 reads 27 comments

  20. Steven Matz Injury: Updates on Mets SP's Shoulder and Return

    New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz was held out of an Aug. 19 start against the San Francisco Giants because of a shoulder injury that was determined to be tightness. He is on the disabled list, and it is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 days ago 11,080 reads 14 comments

  21. Predicting Outcome of 2016's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

    Predicting some of the division races that are all but official—such as the National League Central—would just be adding fluff to any set of MLB playoff projections...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 13 days ago 65,303 reads 107 comments

  22. MLB Team of the Week: Kris Bryant, Gary Sanchez and Mookie Betts Star

    On Aug. 12, Alex Rodriguez played his final game as a member of the New York Yankees and quite possibly his final game in the major leagues...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 days ago 14,723 reads 23 comments

  23. Kris Bryant Faces Winding Road to Add MVP to His Growing Resume

    Because the baseball gods decree that every season must feature an overly complicated debate about the "V" in "MVP," 2016 has given us the curious case of Kris Bryant. There's no need to be curious about Bryant's stardom...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 13 days ago 10,931 reads 63 comments

  24. MLB Betting Preview: New York Mets vs. San Francisco Giants Odds, Analysis

    The San Francisco Giants (66-54) will try to end a four-game losing streak behind ace Madison Bumgarner (11-7, 2.11 ERA) when they host the New York Mets (60-60) on Thursday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 14 days ago 1,315 reads 0 comments

  25. MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings at Quarter Pole

    Who are MLB 's best players at every position at the quarter pole of the 2016 season? This updated version of our position-by-position player rankings takes into account players' ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 14 days ago 109,093 reads 307 comments