Every September, MLB rosters expand so minor-league players with potential can get a cup of coffee with the big-league team. No matter what the hype, avoid relying on these September call-ups to help your fantasy baseball team. Stick to the veteran players you know well and let the other owners in your league gamble on the rookies. You won’t regret it when the season ends with your team in first place. The other owners will be shaking their heads with regret for letting hype rule their decision-making processes.
MLB All-Stars, World Cup champions, and #1 draft picks are all proud to be “Jersey Strong”.
Mike Trout is the brightest of Generation Next, and he may be to the All-Star game in the years to come as Willie Mays was in the 1950s and ‘60s.
As the Jersey Boys prepared to jet home for two days of R&R, Frazier knew who was covering the cost of the charter flight, and it wasn’t him. That honor, like many others these days, goes to Trout.
This is an age when The Kids are All Right — a record 20 of the 76 All-Stars for Tuesday night’s game are 25 or younger.
We’ve reached the midway point of the season, time to look at the awards races.
From his glove to his bat to his feet, the Yankees were powerless to stop Trout, the Derek Jeter fan from New Jersey currently manning center field for the Angels.
The last three home series with the Angels, Nationals and now Marlins coming to The Bronx mean that Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Stanton will all play at Yankee Stadium in a two-week stretch.
A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.
Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.
Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after finishing second the previous two years.
Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a long series of smiles for players and fans. But the break is over now, and the real fun begins Friday night. It should be quite an exciting ride to the finish line.
The first-inning double was one of Derek Jeter’s classic, opposite-field line drives to right. OK, so maybe NL starter Adam Wainwright admitted he threw something juicy to hit.