1. Derek Jeter: 25 MLB Superstars Who Changed Positions Late in Their Careers

    When Derek Jeter finally changes position from shortstop to something else (no longer a matter of "if" no matter what his two home run game this past Sunday makes you think), he won't be setting a historical precedent by doing so...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 943 reads 115 comments

  2. Alex Rodriguez: the Next New York Yankees Captain After Derek Jeter Retires?

    I read this article on ESPN by Wallace Matthews this morning and I just had to laugh. Yes, Alex Rodriguez will probably be a member of the New York Yankees for years after Derek Jeter retires (or god forbid, is on another team)...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,539 reads 51 comments

  3. Francisco Liriano's No-Hitter: On the Right Track or Just a Great Game?

    Last night, the Minnesota Twins ' Francisco Liriano pitched a no-hitter, striking out two and walking six in leading the Twins to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 311 reads 13 comments

  4. Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees: Is the Captain Done?

    A colleague of mine, Matt Strobl , recently asked me the following questions when we were having a discussion about Derek Jeter in response to my latest article about the Yankees ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 573 reads 30 comments

  5. New York Yankees: Not Time for Drastic Change, Not Yet at Least

    Derek Jeter stinks offensively this year, plain and simple. His two best hits have been doubles, but they were ground ball doubles. Brett Gardner has more home runs than Jeter and Nick Swisher combined, but his OBP is ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 751 reads 38 comments

  6. Jose Bautista and the 20 Best Late Bloomers in MLB History

    What exactly is a late bloomer in regards to baseball? Well, in my opinion, it's someone that didn't start to have productive years at the major league level until they turned 28 years old or older...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 3,668 reads 12 comments

  7. NFL Draft 2011: Can the MLB Draft Ever Rival It in Popularity and Excitement?

    With the NFL Draft happening as I write, it makes me wonder if there's anything Major League Baseball can do to improve the draft in terms of popularity and excitement. Sadly, there's not much the league can do...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 628 reads 16 comments

  8. Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles: Expectations Normalizing

    Three weeks ago, I wrote an article talking about the panic Boston Red Sox fans were experiencing and the excitement Baltimore Orioles fans were having over the start to their respective team's seasons...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 638 reads 12 comments

  9. Ranking Derek Jeter and the 12 Other New York Yankees Captains

    The New York Yankees have had 13 captains in their history. One captaincy lasted for five days, two were captains at the same time and two captaincies were cut short due to tragedy...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,882 reads 21 comments

  10. Mariano Rivera: No Panic Needed Over Consecutive Blown Saves

    Yesterday, Mariano Rivera recorded his second blown save in as many chances. However, as Andrew Marchand of ESPN points out , it's nothing new, especially in April...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 2,559 reads 38 comments

  11. MLB Power Rankings: 15 Players That Hear the Boo-Birds the Most

    When a baseball team is on a road trip, which players hear boos from the crowd the most? Which players get booed so much their own fans even join in? Why does a player get booed? ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,191 reads 23 comments

  12. MLB: Alex Rodriguez; Bud Selig on Playoffs and Roid Records; Daisuke Matsuzaka

    Alex Rodriguez hit his 22nd Grand Slam on Saturday, passing Manny Ramirez and now just one away from Lou Gehrig's all-time record of 23...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 564 reads 2 comments

  13. Jesus Montero: Is He the New York Yankees' Catcher of the Future?

    The Yankees have a problem that many teams would love to have: Three possibilities to man one position for the next decade or so...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 3,989 reads 74 comments

  14. L.A. Dodgers: Will Mark Cuban Replace Frank McCourt as Team's Owner?

    With Major League Baseball taking over control of the Los Angeles Dodgers yesterday, it probably won't be too long before Bud Selig convinces Frank and Jaime McCourt to sell the team...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 114 reads 31 comments

  15. MLB Power Rankings: All Franchises Based on Success from 1920-1960

    The time period of 1920-1960 is what many consider the Golden Age of baseball. Which franchises were the most successful during this time? I've previously covered the period of ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,551 reads 28 comments

  16. Jered Weaver and the 20 Best Younger Brothers in Major League Baseball History

    There have been over 350 brothers to play in Major League Baseball history. In some of them, the older brother was the better player. Hank Aaron was easily a better player than Tommie Aaron...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 3,755 reads 30 comments

  17. MLB Power Rankings: All Pre-1920 MLB Franchises in Order of Success

    With the success of my article ranking all the franchises for all-time on their success and based on a suggestion from my colleague here at Bleacher Report, Matt Strobl ; I decided to break this down even further into eras...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,028 reads 14 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: The Best Pitchers Ever Under Six Feet Tall

    Most of the greatest pitchers in baseball history have been six feet tall or taller. Walter Johnson was 6'1". Randy Johnson was 6'10". Even Greg Maddux and Mariano Rivera are both taller than six feet...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 5,720 reads 64 comments

  19. New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox and the Importance of the Weekend Series

    Starting today, the New York Yankees play the Boston Red Sox for the first time in 2011. The overhyping of this series began earlier this week when the Red Sox got off to one of their slowest season starts in their history...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 752 reads 2 comments

  20. Boston Red Sox Fans Shouldn't Panic, Baltimore Orioles Fans Should Be Realistic

    It's very early in the season and panic is already settling in for the fans of a certain team and the fans of another team are overly excited. I'm mainly talking about the fans of the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 17 reads 34 comments

  21. MLB: Ranking the New York Yankees and All 30 Teams by Success

    What is considered success for a MLB franchise? Is it simply finishing as the Wild Card? Is it finishing the season above ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 2,640 reads 38 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Barry Bonds and Each Team's Most Intimidating Hitter Ever

    When a hitter steps into the batters box, what about his ability scares the opposing team? Is it tremendous power like Babe Ruth or is it the ability to get any kind of hit like Ted ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 124 reads 14 comments

  23. Derek Jeter Batting 2nd: The New York Yankees Universe Will Not Explode

    What is the big deal with Derek Jeter batting second? Why are the media and some Yankee fans up in arms over this? How many games has Jeter batted second in his Yankee career? ...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 1,453 reads 17 comments

  24. Derek Jeter Voted Greatest Yankee Ever: Why Babe Ruth Should Stand Alone

    In a recent poll of over 800 New Yorkers , New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was voted No. 1 over Babe Ruth as New York's greatest athlete. Yes, you read that right...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 993 reads 72 comments

  25. My Sports-Based Bucket List

    This year I will turn 36 years old, and it got me to thinking about what events and/or locations I would like to visit and/or take part in one day. I decided to come up with my bucket list, but it will be strictly sports-based...

    Rich Stowe Written by Rich Stowe about over 3 years ago 389 reads 6 comments