Brandon Backe claims Galveston Police ended his career

4/3/14 in MLB   |   Debi_L   |   11294 respect

If you have followed Major League Baseball for more than a few years, you will recognize the name Brandon Backe.  If you are a Houston Astros ...

It's just not an MLB without a Jose Reyes injury

4/1/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

Last year, Jose Reyes spent 74 days on the disabled list. This year, he'll spend at least 15 days on it, thanks to an Opening Day hamstring ...

The Boys of Summer are back, and hockey's heating up [Live Sports Thread]

4/1/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   32910 respect

Greetings, sports fans! Baseball season is officially underway! How was your Opening Day? Did you have baseball cupcakes? Hot dogs or fresh roasted...

The Angels' season started with an unfortunate injury to their hitting coach

4/1/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

No one wants to get injured anytime, but especially not on Opening Day. That's what happened for Angels hitting coach Don Baylor, who su...

Padres ballgirl makes leaping grab for best catch of Opening Day

3/31/14 in MLB   |   JoeKukura   |   452 respect

The smell of the grass and the crack of the bat are back with Opening Day of America's Pastime! During a routine fall ball in last night's ...

Ryan Braun's Return Has It All

3/31/14 in MLB   |   kantwistaye   |   4201 respect

Its Opening Day (the final, I believe "Opening" sort of games MLB has in store for us) and for the Brewers and their fans that means the ...

It's finally Opening Day for real! [MLB Opening Day live thread]

3/31/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

The Dodgers are already 3 games into their season, but for most of the other teams in Major League Baseball, today is officially Opening Day. If...

MLB Opening Day is finally here! [Live Sports Thread]

3/30/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   32910 respect

Greetings, sports fans, and Happy Sunday! We've got some exciting games today, with the MLB season officially getting underway - and what bette...

Mike Trout agrees to contract extension with the Angels

3/29/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

On the heels of Miguel Cabrera's monster contract, Angels outfielder Mike Trout is getting seriously paid as well. Trout and the Angels have...

Fantasy baseball: Last minute outfield and pitching sleepers

3/28/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

Yesterday, we discussed some late-round (and potential free agent) sleeper infielders. Today, it's on to the outfielders and the pitchers. L...

Did the Tigers make a mistake by signing Miguel Cabrera to a 10-year, $292M extension?

3/28/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

There's no debating Miguel Cabrera's greatness as a hitter. He has led the American League in hitting 3 years in a row, won the Triple Crow...

What's the Difference - 3/27/14

3/27/14 in MLB   |   ms_hippie_queen   |   28992 respect

Last Spot the Difference game included 6 differences. If you found these 6, you were correct! (bee tee dubs, i will never ever do this to y'all...

Fantasy baseball: Last minute infield sleepers for before (or after) your draft

3/27/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

If you're one of those people who waits until the last minute to do your fantasy baseball prep, it's not too late. There are still draft...

The Dodgers have broken the Yankees' 15-year payroll dominance streak

3/27/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

Since 1999, the Yankees have exercised their will over the rest of the league, having the highest payroll in baseball every single season. That ...

38-year-old David Ortiz has been signed to an extension with the Boston Red Sox

3/24/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5147 respect

Over the past couple years, the Red Sox are known for being one of the more financially savvy organizations in baseball, having all but abandoned t...