5 Best/Worst MLB Trade Deadline DealsIt's deadline day, which in the past has meant blockbuster deals. Let's look at some of the best and worst.
Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez IsSince most men don't have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.
Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAAThe BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.
Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA MemberRemember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame BallotGreg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Hartnett: Let's Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.
Keidel: We Shouldn't Be Angry About A-Rod's Money, But Rather His Lies We aren't angry at A-Rod because he makes the most money, but because he told the most lies. His montage of malfeasance is galling even by our subterranean standards.
MLB All-Star Game Serves As Learning Platform For Rising StarsEven though Tuesday night's All-Star game is for the young, there's still a place at Citi Field for the guys sporting a bit of gray.
Chris Davis On Home Run Chase: ‘61 Is The Record’The Orioles slugger says he's chasing baseball's true single-season home run leader, Roger Maris, "and I think most fans agree with me on that."
John Rocker Says PEDs Made Baseball A 'Better Game'Rocker is still making noise, a decade after the disgraced pitcher last played in the big leagues.
Dodgers And Diamondbacks Coaches Get In Middle Of Brawl Take out the baseball cards, kids, it wasn't just Miguel Montero and Yasiel Puig mixing it up. Several coaches who dominated the game as players in the 1980s and '90s produced some of the fight's most memorable moments.
By The Numbers: Controversial Stats Give Reason To Doubt FairnessMr. Jacob Carpenter is another student presently taking a course on sabermetrics. In this installment of By The Numbers, he doesn't mince words as he looks at some “controversial” numbers.