MLB Celebrates Jackie Robinson Today

Today, the number 42 returns to Major League Baseball as we celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson. Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, becoming the first African American to play in the Major Leagues in 1947. His first start came on Continue reading MLB Celebrates Jackie Robinson Today

Warriors Humbled By Unfamiliar Basketball Foe

The Golden State Warriors were humbled by defeat yesterday, just 24 hours before they go for sole possession of the NBA single season wins record. Their opponent? The L.A. Angels. No, seriously. I know you’re asking me how that’s even Continue reading Warriors Humbled By Unfamiliar Basketball Foe

It Is Time . . . And People Will Come

Look around this afternoon. Trees are starting to regain their leaves. The sky is bluing. The birds are singing. Life has been breathed into the 2016 calendar year, and on the heels of all those amazing changes comes something even Continue reading It Is Time . . . And People Will Come

Braves’ New Cobb County Ballpark Will Feature Zip Line

Anymore, designing a new ballpark is less about optimizing the actual playing venue and more about marketing one-upsmanship. The Atlanta Braves are certainly getting in on that act with SunTrust Park, their swanky new Cobb County facility that will open Continue reading Braves’ New Cobb County Ballpark Will Feature Zip Line

The Padres Are Bringing Back My Favorite Baseball Color Scheme Next Season

They may not play well, but the Padres sure will look good on the field next season. At least for Friday home games. San Diego has decided to bring back what I think is the best color scheme in all Continue reading The Padres Are Bringing Back My Favorite Baseball Color Scheme Next Season

Hall of Fame Votes Against Increasing Ballot Limit of 10 Players

The Hall of Fame has declined a proposal that would have increased the maximum players that could be included in an individual ballot from 10 to 12. The proposal, which was first presented to the Hall this Spring, would have Continue reading Hall of Fame Votes Against Increasing Ballot Limit of 10 Players

How Yesterday’s Election Results Affect Major League Baseball

Yesterday was election day for 32 states. If you’re a resident of one of them, I hope you made it out to vote, especially if one of your races had an impact on the world of Major League Baseball. Yes, Continue reading How Yesterday’s Election Results Affect Major League Baseball

Poll: Should the Royals Have Told Edinson Volquez Before His Start?

What an epic Game 1. After fourteen grueling, back-and-forth innings, the Kansas City Royals were able to walk off with a dramatic victory. The most dramatic element of that game, however, occurred long before the winning run was scored. Kansas Continue reading Poll: Should the Royals Have Told Edinson Volquez Before His Start?

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for September 28, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base hit, and run a streak up Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for September 28, 2015

All 10 Ferrell Takes the Field Trailers

Ferrell Takes the Field for the Padres Your browser does not support iframes. Ferrell Takes the Field for the Reds Your browser does not support iframes. Ferrell Takes the Field for the Giants Your browser does not support iframes. Ferrell Continue reading All 10 Ferrell Takes the Field Trailers

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for September 8, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for September 8, 2015

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for August 10, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for August 10, 2015

The Second Half Starts Today

The All-Star Break is officially over. Fans have had the opportunity to celebrate 2015’s brightest stars. Players have had the opportunity to go home, rest and recharge before the final two-and-a-half months of the regular season calendar. It’s time, once Continue reading The Second Half Starts Today

Tampa Bay is Baseball’s Most No-Hittable Team

Hoping to catch a no-hitter? Your safest bet would be to tune in to a Rays game. No, not because Tampa Bay is loaded with young, talented pitchers year after year, but because year after year Tampa Bay continues to Continue reading Tampa Bay is Baseball’s Most No-Hittable Team

Jerry Dipoto Left Angels Due To Ongoing Power Struggle With Manager Mike Scioscia

News broke overnight Tuesday that Jerry Dipoto had resigned as general manager from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The baseball world has been furiously searching for the answer as to “why” for the last 48 hours, and the consensus Continue reading Jerry Dipoto Left Angels Due To Ongoing Power Struggle With Manager Mike Scioscia

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for June 9, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for June 9, 2015

The Astros are Getting Rid of Tal’s Hill

 Minute Maid Park is going to have a very different look and feel for next year. The Astros announced earlier this week that they will be removing signature Tal’s Hill and flagpole from center field at the end of this Continue reading The Astros are Getting Rid of Tal’s Hill

SAD Interseries Championship: Pirates Win Title with Sweep of Giants

The Pittsburgh Pirates are insanely hot right now. They have now won 11 of their last 13 games, and this week absolutely pummeled the San Francisco Giants to claim the Seeds All Day Interseries Championship for the very first time. Continue reading SAD Interseries Championship: Pirates Win Title with Sweep of Giants

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for May 30, 2015

   MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for May 30, 2015

Lance McCullers Made his Major League Debut Last Night . . . In Batman Cleats!

Astros pitcher Lance McCullers made his Major League debut in style yesterday, sporting some awesome cleats featuring the Batman symbol on the back. Talk about moxie. This kid was making his first Major League start. All eyes were on him Continue reading Lance McCullers Made his Major League Debut Last Night . . . In Batman Cleats!

Smoke Stack at Great American Ballpark Caught Fire Last Night

There were unexpected fireworks at Great American Ballpark last night. No, that’s not a euphemism to describe either the Reds or the Giants performance on the field. It’s a statement meant to be read literally. After one of the smoke Continue reading Smoke Stack at Great American Ballpark Caught Fire Last Night

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 20, 2015

Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to 57 Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 20, 2015

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 17, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 17, 2015

Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 9, 2015

MLB’s Beat the Streak contest challenges fans to take on one of baseball’s most legendary records. To win, fans must select up to two players each day who they think will get a base, and run a streak up to Continue reading Brandon’s and Matthew’s Beat the Streak Picks for April 9, 2015