1. Ranking Most Reliable MLB Starting Rotations Among Playoff-Contending Teams

    The MLB postseason is right around the corner. OK, so maybe two months isn't exactly right around the corner, but the fact remains that only 13 teams remain as realistic playoff contenders to secure baseball's 10 playoff spots...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 3,126 reads 21 comments

  2. Updating NL Cy Young Odds for Contenders After Dominant Matt Harvey Shutout

    Matt Harvey took another step toward winning his first Cy Young Award on Wednesday night, pitching his first complete game by shutting out the Colorado Rockies ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 4,645 reads 31 comments

  3. Why Extending Chase Utley is a Smart Move by the Philadelphia Phillies

    Chase Utley isn't going anywhere, as the five-time All-Star second baseman signed a two-year extension Wednesday that will take him through the 2015 season with the Philadelphia Phillies ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 3,421 reads 24 comments

  4. Ranking Bryce Harper Among the Greatest Under-21 Players in MLB History

    Bryce Harper has already become one of the biggest names in MLB —and he's still a kid! The Washington Nationals outfielder has already been elected to two All-Star Games and won the 2012 NL Rookie of the Year award...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 2,230 reads 6 comments

  5. Johnny Damon Says A-Rod Taints 2009's Title, Ignores 2004 Red Sox

    Johnny Damon just threw Alex Rodriguez under the bus. Apparently the former outfielder isn't happy that A-Rod was supposedly cheating at the time the two won the 2009 World Series with the New York Yankees ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 12,182 reads 109 comments

  6. MLB Being Sued for Not Paying 2013 All-Star Game FanFest 'Volunteers'

    MLB is in hot water, and it has nothing to do with Alex Rodriguez , the Biogenesis scandal or PEDs . Apparently MLB failed to pay over 2,000 of its workers during All-Star Game festivities...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 6,448 reads 41 comments

  7. Live Updates, Analysis and Reaction of A-Rod's Return to the New York Yankees

    He's ba-ack. Alex Rodriguez made his season debut for the New York Yankees on the same day it was announced he faced a suspension through the 2014 season for his involvement in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 107,808 reads 50 comments

  8. Timeline of Alex Rodriguez's Rise and Fall

    Following a decision by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz on Saturday, Alex Rodriguez has officially been suspended for 162 games—ending his 2014 season before it began (h/t to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports for the detailed report )...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 48,780 reads 82 comments

  9. Salvador Perez Concussion: Kansas City Royals' All-Star C Placed on 7-Day DL

    The Kansas City Royals will be without Salvador Perez for at least a week, as the team's All-Star catcher suffered a concussion against the New York Mets on Saturday...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 12 months ago 1,508 reads 0 comments

  10. Edwin Encarnacion Clubs Two Homers in Same Inning in Toronto Blue Jays' 12-6 Win

    Edwin Encarnacion showed just how much power he has when he blasted a pair of home runs in the seventh inning against the Houston Astros on Friday...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 13,911 reads 28 comments

  11. Grading Alfonso Soriano's Return to the New York Yankees

    Alfonso Soriano made his return to New York Friday, as he played for the Yankees for the first time since 2003. After being traded from the Chicago Cubs , Soriano received a hero's welcome at Yankee Stadium...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 10,112 reads 23 comments

  12. Breaking Down the 3 Most Likely Cliff Lee Trade Scenarios

    Cliff Lee could be on the trading block after all. The Philadelphia Phillies ' ace has once again found himself among the names being discussed at the MLB trade deadline, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 18,948 reads 101 comments

  13. Watch Mets' Justin Turner Make Catch Despite Nasty Collision with Andrew Brown

    Justin Turner and Andrew Brown had a scary moment for the New York Mets , but Turner turned it into a highlight-reel catch...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 1,625 reads 0 comments

  14. Rays vs. Yankees Video: Watch Jeremy Hellickson Snag Screaming Line Drive

    Jeremy Hellickson not only avoided catastrophe against the New York Yankees , but it made one of the best catches in MLB this year...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 1,751 reads 0 comments

  15. Updating Brian Wilson's Top Suitors, Best Fits After Impressive Workout

    Brian Wilson could be on the verge of returning to MLB . The former San Francisco Giants closer was once the most feared bearded reliever on the planet, but after multiple Tommy ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 12,269 reads 43 comments

  16. Breaking Down Potential Suitors for Milwaukee Brewers Pitcher Kyle Lohse

    The Milwaukee Brewers are looking to move their starting pitchers, but Yovani Gallardo may no longer be the guy at the top of other team's wish list...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 3,051 reads 2 comments

  17. Grading Matt Garza's Debut Start with the Texas Rangers

    Matt Garza did exactly what the Texas Rangers hoped he would do in his debut with the team by shutting down the New York Yankees on Wednesday night...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 11,294 reads 20 comments

  18. Rays vs. Red Sox Video: Watch Yunel Escobar's Sick Glove Backhand Flip

    Yunel Escobar and Ben Zobrist showed the rest of baseball how to turn a double play on Wednesday night, with the Tampa Bay Rays taking on the division-leading Boston Red Sox ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 21,397 reads 23 comments

  19. Did Ryan Braun's Tainted MVP Season Rob Matt Kemp of Only Chance to Win MVP?

    Ryan Braun was named MVP in 2011 over Matt Kemp, and The Los Angeles Dodgers star's last chance to win an MVP award was taken from him. Braun has been linked to the Biogenesis scandal and was suspended for the rest of the season because of it.

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 1,551 reads 7 comments

  20. Pros and Cons of Chicago Cubs' Controversial $500 Million Stadium Facelift

    Wrigley Field is about to undergo a $500 million renovation that has been the subject of much discussion over the last few years. According to The Associated Press (h/t USA Today) , the stadium is about to get a serious makeover ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 6,621 reads 40 comments

  21. Is A-Rod's 'Conspiracy' Claim a Desperate Attempt to Play Baseball Before Ban?

    Alex Rodriguez just can't stay out of the spotlight, and this time it's all about his quad strain—or lack thereof. According to Jimmy Traina of Sports Illustrated , the quad injury that supposedly needed an MRI might not even be real...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 1,196 reads 3 comments

  22. How the Francisco Rodriguez to Orioles Trade Impacts AL East Race

    The Baltimore Orioles and Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a deal that will send Francisco Rodriguez to Baltimore in exchange for infielder Nick Delmonico...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 16,608 reads 36 comments

  23. All 30 MLB Teams' Most Gut-Wrenching Decision of the 2013 Trade Deadline

    The MLB trade deadline is just eight days away, and we are about to see a flurry of moves taking place over the next week or so...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 12,140 reads 41 comments

  24. Breaking Down How the Matt Garza Trade Impacts the AL Race

    Matt Garza is no longer for sale. The Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs have finally settled on a trade that will send the 29-year-old ace to Arlington...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 26,616 reads 119 comments

  25. Brandon Barnes and the Most Unlikely Players to Hit for Cycle in Past 20 Years

    Brandon Barnes of the Houston Astros is known more for his work with the glove than his hitting prowess, but the 27-year-old center fielder hit for the cycle on Friday night against the Seattle Mariners ...

    Josh Schoch Written by Josh Schoch about 1 year ago 5,666 reads 14 comments