1. Tim Tebow Will Get His Pro Baseball Shot, but MLB Is Light-Years Away

    LOS ANGELES — Where this Tim Tebow Fantasy Camp ends is not in the major leagues. Not in Yankee Stadium, or Fenway Park, or heck, whatever they’re calling the ballpark in Oakland these days...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 day ago 70,903 reads 99 comments

  2. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Of Hot Red Sox, Cologne, Clubhouse Fights, Dog Days

    Ah, the dog days of August. Woof… 1. Sweltering Days in the AL East One last summer ice cream break, anyone, before the stretch run cranks up to an inferno? ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 8 days ago 34,599 reads 38 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 283,400 reads 170 comments

  4. Tim Tebow Once Hidden from MLB Draft Suitors: 'Probably, It Was Urban Meyer'

    The man who drafted Mike Trout had his sights set on Tim Tebow , too. True story. Tebow, who says he will conduct a workout for all 30 Major League Baseball clubs later this ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 22 days ago 76,921 reads 88 comments

  5. Alex Rodriguez, Yankee Tripper, Took More from Baseball Than He Ever Gave

    What should be a "proud" day, as Alex Rodriguez said, isn't. What should be a celebratory time...well, the balloons are flat...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 24 days ago 102,026 reads 307 comments

  6. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Rangers, Indians, Cubs Race Toward History

    Trading places, trading stories, trading, trading, trading…. Reactions, thoughts and takeaways… 1...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 30 days ago 53,105 reads 69 comments

  7. Andrew Miller Blockbuster Sets Yankees Up to Relive Glory Days

    Standing on the grass at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, this spring watching Aaron Judge drill moon shots toward Dale Mabry Highway, you couldn't yet see into July, ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 185,202 reads 180 comments

  8. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Dodgers a Year Too Late to Make Moves They Need Now

    It's not the heat, it's the humidity... 1. The Dodgers Play Catch-Up Clayton Kershaw is down, the Los Angeles Dodgers are out and Chavez Ravine cannot disguise the cracks in its faulty roster...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 87,682 reads 95 comments

  9. Of Backward Caps and 9/11: Memories Stir as Griffey and Piazza Join Immortals

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Tears began flowing immediately. Like, we’re talking instantly. Hall of Fame inductions always are emotional. But this one, what a weepfest. And it was absolutely, sniff, touching...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 112,066 reads 41 comments

  10. David Price and Sonny Gray Building a Bromance That Transcends the Game

    Theirs is a friendship based on curveballs , Commodores and chip shots. Maybe one day, these two Vanderbilt University alums and Tennessee neighbors will be teammates, too...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 74,211 reads 59 comments

  11. David Ortiz's All-Star Farewell Is Passing of Baton to New Elite MLB Generation

    SAN DIEGO — On the plane ride to California, where so many over the years have found only fool's gold, David Ortiz gathered his young Boston Red Sox All-Star teammates and delivered an All-Star message...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 8,764 reads 23 comments

  12. Stephen Strasburg's Father-Son Bond with Tony Gwynn Made Him an MLB Star

    SAN DIEGO — The Master looked out at The Pupil. It was autumn, 2006, the first days of fall practice, and the incoming freshman class was finding its way, as ever, maturity not always matching exuberance...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 85,396 reads 48 comments

  13. Scott Miller's Starting 9 (+5): Unveiling This Year's Anti-All-Star Team

    If there's somethin' strange in your neighborhood, who ya gonna call? Yeah, yeah, we know. Ghostbusters! But on the baseball field this time of year, if there's somethin' weird, ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 1 month ago 69,186 reads 88 comments

  14. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Struggling Yankees May Still Have Big Say in Playoffs

    Wondering what kind of world we're living in when Cleveland is a championship city and the Miami Marlins surge ahead of the New York Mets in the NL East... 1...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 2 months ago 16,057 reads 24 comments

  15. How Prep Phenom Clayton Kershaw Became an L.A. Dodger 10 Years Ago

    The kid was something special, all right. But the story of how Clayton Kershaw , a skinny stick-figured high schooler, landed with the Los Angeles Dodgers 10 years ago as the seventh ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 201,776 reads 89 comments

  16. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Robinson Cano Rekindles Spark of MVP-Type Megastar

    Floating like a butterfly and stinging like a bee, not a bad way to go through life…. 1. Mariners Paddle Along with Healthy Cano Robinson Cano , or, as Derek ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 33,018 reads 28 comments

  17. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Minus Fanfare, Conforto Becoming Star Mets Need

    Got your graduation gifts all purchased? That time of year again…. 1. Big Apples, Monuments and The Millennial Men They are both 23, and each will play an enormous ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 19,077 reads 50 comments

  18. Scott Miller's Starting 9: From Email to Starbucks, You're Fired!

    Psst, may I have your Delta frequent flier number before we begin, please?... 1. Of Emails, One-Way Flights and Fredi Gonzalez & Friends Knives are never sharp enough ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 244,113 reads 44 comments

  19. Dream Team: A Week with Cubs' Modern Family Reveals Unmatched Off-Field Bond

    CHICAGO — "Antonio!" Anthony Rizzo, padding across the carpet in the Chicago Cubs ' home clubhouse three hours before game time, grins as he moves toward Grandpa Rossy, ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 123,021 reads 105 comments

  20. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Early Miseries Indicate Yankees Are in Trouble

    April flowers bring May showers, or something like that... 1. Yankees Feeling the Burn Is this the summer the New York Yankees devolve into also-rans? Everyone knew their ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 22,130 reads 38 comments

  21. Jeremy Hazelbaker, Cardinals Are Match Made in Perseverance Heaven

    Ears. You know something? Over seven or eight seasons of bouncing around the country’s bumpy roads on rattletrap minor league buses, a guy’s ears become pretty finely tuned...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 59,596 reads 15 comments

  22. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Cubs, Bryce, A-Rod, Yankees and More…Do We Believe?

    True fact: We are living in a world in which Mat Latos is 4-0 with an 0.74 ERA for the Chicago White Sox, and Adam Wainwright is 0-3, 7.25 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Yikes… 1...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 60,637 reads 61 comments

  23. Kris Bryant Finds Swimming with Sharks (Literally) Key to a Happy Baseball Life

    Maybe it was because he figured he had already done it in October, so what the heck. So Kris Bryant, the young star of the Chicago Cubs, went swimming with sharks during the winter in Hawaii...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 months ago 33,255 reads 13 comments

  24. Mike Trout: To Live or Die in Los Angeles

    Few things excite Mike Trout like the weather. Give him a good storm, and you can see lightning bolts in his eyes. During a blizzard last winter, he phoned in a report to the Weather Channel...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 5 months ago 154,346 reads 130 comments

  25. Zack Greinke's L.A. Return Stirs Up Good Memories, Weird Feelings for Dodgers

    Zack Greinke is renewing acquaintances during his highly anticipated return to Los Angeles this week. Alas, he is not starting in L.A...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 5 months ago 157,040 reads 32 comments