Editor’s Note: This was a press release sent to us by the good folks at Baseball America. Turns out they love Mike Trout. We don’t blame them. Baseball America is running out of ways to recognize Mike Trout’s greatness. Just one year after he was BA’s Minor League Player of the Year, Trout grabbed a place [...]
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Fantasy baseball managers who have been riding Stephen Strasburg all season must now enter their playoffs without their ace starter who has been shelved for the rest of the season based on the controversial innings count. Could this have been avoided if the Nationals had controlled his early season innings like the Braves did with [...]
Starring in Upton Girl. Is there any coincidence that right after news broke that Justin Verlander was dating MLB 2012 and Sports Illustrated cover girl Kate Upton, that Verlander goes out and gets trashed, giving up 5 runs in one inning in the all-star game?
We recently ran an article about the best foods available at MLB ballparks. I’m not sure how we missed this one — the 2 pound nacho helmet available at Wrigley Field. Big Slugger Nachos come in an adult-size Cubs helmet so after you eat them, you can actually wear the helmet in case any foul [...]
No, It Doesn’t Don’t kid yourself. Bud Selig may say that the MLB All-Star game counts, but it really doesn’t. And, more importantly, the latest details on the Justin Verlander – Kate Upton dating situation. Ten years ago, the Major League Baseball All-Star Game ended in a dismal tie when Commissioner Bud Selig ruled that [...]
Editor’s Note: This article was updated on July 9 at 6:47 AM EST to reflect the addition of Pirates OFer Andrew McCutchen to the derby lineup as a replacement for Marlins OFer Giancarlo Stanton. The 2012 Home Run Derby has a lot of new faces, but two defending champions are stepping up to the plate [...]
Now that the 17-starters have been selected for the 2012 All-Star Game and the useless Home Run Derby fan vote is over with… there’s still time to vote for two more All-Stars. 5 AL and 5 NL players have been selected for the All-Star Final Vote. If you voted with your heart and not with [...]