1. How Max Scherzer Transformed from Wild Flamethrower to Cy Young Award Favorite

    Over the last two seasons Max Scherzer has gone from wild flamethrower to Cy Young Award front-runner. Scherzer has put himself at the forefront of the discussion after winning his first 13 decisions this year...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 9,684 reads 93 comments

  2. Giants Should Consider Waiver Posting and Trade of Tim Lincecum

    It's time for the San Francisco Giants to seriously consider putting Tim Lincecum on revocable waivers. The right-hander gave up one hit and one walk over eight innings as the Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers , 4-1, on Thursday...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 3,879 reads 22 comments

  3. Larry Bowa Thinks CC Sabathia Needs to Get Fat Again to Dominate

    Just when you think you've heard it all, MLB Tonight commentator Larry Bowa had some interesting comments to say about New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 4,748 reads 8 comments

  4. How Rangers-White Sox Alex Rios Trade Would Impact Each Team, AL Race

    The Texas Rangers have made a big splash in the waiver-trading period as they have acquired Alex Rios of the Chicago White Sox . The revocable-waiver trading period allows teams to put a player on waivers to see if anyone wants to deal.

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 22,563 reads 67 comments

  5. Players, Fans Credit Waffle House for Atlanta Braves' Incredible Winning Streak

    Don't look now, but the Atlanta Braves are on an 11-game winning streak. And it's all thanks to Waffle House. You're probably wondering how in the world Waffle House can have anything to do with a winning streak...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 8,575 reads 13 comments

  6. Is Mark McGwire Being Sincere or Just Trying to Save Hall of Fame Dreams?

    On a day when MLB announced its PED suspensions, one of the biggest names to admit steroid use sat down to talk...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,481 reads 30 comments

  7. Announcer Feels That Nelson Cruz Has 'Taken a Dump on the Texas Rangers'

    Over the last 24 hours, fans, players and announcers alike have had their say concerning the suspensions handed down in the Biogenesis scandal...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 7,539 reads 22 comments

  8. Grading Alex Rodriguez's Improbable Return to the Yankees Lineup

    Alex Rodriguez has made his improbable return to the New York Yankees lineup. Some didn't think it would happen, but it inevitably did, as he played all nine innings in the Yanks' 8-1 loss to the White Sox Monday night...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 9,718 reads 31 comments

  9. Allowing A-Rod to Appeal, Play Rest of 2013 Is Huge Embarrassment for MLB

    Once again, Alex Rodriguez is embarrassing Major League Baseball . The recent report by MLB.com that Rodriguez and 12 other players were suspended due to their involvement in the Biogenesis scandal has sent ripple effects throughout the sport.

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,290 reads 18 comments

  10. Odds of Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta Being Activated, Ready for Playoff Run

    Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta were among the 12 MLB players who accepted suspensions as part of the Biogenesis investigation, according to ESPN ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 6,198 reads 16 comments

  11. Hanley Ramirez Video: Watch Dodgers Shortstop Pull off Amazing Double Play

    You can talk all you want about the Los Angeles Dodgers ' offense leading them to the NL West lead, but defense has also played a major role...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 14,003 reads 15 comments

  12. Everything Cubs Fans Need to Know About International Prospect Eloy Jimenez

    Chicago Cubs fans need to get excited—the team has signed highly regarded international prospect Eloy Jimenez. The agreement was for $2.8 million, according to Baseball America's Ben Badler ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 13,316 reads 18 comments

  13. Can Royals Continue Recent Winning Ways and Pull off Huge Upset in AL Central?

    Don't look now, but the Kansas City Royals are making some noise in the AL Central. Currently on a nine-game win-streak, the Royals find themselves 6.5 games behind the Detroit Tigers in the division...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,334 reads 13 comments

  14. Adam Jones Receives Legendary Popeyes Chicken-Themed Birthday Cake

    Adam Jones is now the envy of every fried chicken lover. From the occasional eater to the one who eats it just about every day, looking at Jones' birthday cake makes your mouth water for a little fried chicken...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 9,595 reads 13 comments

  15. Are Buck Showalter's Comments About Yankees Justified or Just Sour Grapes?

    Sir Isaac Newton's third law of motion states "for every action, there's an equal and opposite reaction." It may not exactly be science, but the effects of the Biogenesis scandal and the potential fallout could affect MLB for years to come...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 5,432 reads 42 comments

  16. Handicapping the AL East Race Post-Deadline, Matt Moore Injury

    The American League playoff chase just got a little more interesting. The Tampa Bay Rays had to place starting pitcher Matt Moore on the disabled list with left elbow soreness, according to ESPN news services ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,512 reads 4 comments

  17. How the Biogenesis Cloud Shook Up the 2013 MLB Trade Deadline

    Major League Baseball has dealt with two big stories this week —the trading deadline and the possible suspensions of players involved in the Biogenesis scandal...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 1,312 reads 0 comments

  18. Will Bryce Harper Seizing Leadership Role Inspire Nationals Teammates?

    Bryce Harper isn't happy with his Washington Nationals teammates. After an 11-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday, Harper sounded off to Dan Kolko of MASNsports ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 5,096 reads 44 comments

  19. Winners, Losers of Bud Norris Trade Involving Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles

    Bud Norris was acquired by the Baltimore Orioles in a deadline deal, according to MLB .com's Joey Nowak . In return, the Orioles sent outfielder L.J. Hoes, left-handed pitcher Josh Hader and a competitive balance pick to the Houston Astros ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 6,747 reads 16 comments

  20. Can Trade Target Ian Kennedy Ever Return to 'Ace' Status?

    Is one great year enough to call someone an ace? That's what the Arizona Diamondbacks are banking on as they look to move Ian Kennedy prior to the trade deadline...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 2,766 reads 3 comments

  21. Braves' Andrelton Simmons Shows Off Series of Impressive Bat, Ball Tricks

    Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has more than just a good glove on him. As if his walk-off triple on Monday night wasn't enough, new video surfaced of Simmons ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 13,035 reads 8 comments

  22. Winners and Losers of Brian Wilson Signing with the L.A. Dodgers

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants have a hate-hate relationship. And it just got worse on Tuesday. According to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports , free agent relief pitcher Brian Wilson agreed to a minor-league contract with the Dodgers..

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 12 months ago 17,291 reads 30 comments

  23. What's Wrong with Justin Verlander and How He Can Fix Each Problem

    What is wrong with Detroit Tigers starting pitcher  Justin Verlander ? Verlander got rocked once again Thursday, getting tagged for seven runs and 11 hits in six innings against the Chicago White Sox ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 6,703 reads 47 comments

  24. Impact Bats the Rangers Can Acquire to Replace Lance Berkman

    The Texas Rangers are now in the market for two bats instead of one. According to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News, Lance Berkman acknowledged he may not return this year...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 7,263 reads 18 comments

  25. Struggling Yankees Players Want Help but Not from a-Rod

    First the fans started getting sick of the drama surrounding Alex Rodriguez and now some of his teammates are becoming fed up as well...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 1 year ago 5,161 reads 43 comments