WAR for AL MVP: Tracking Mike Trout, Aaron Judge in battle for baseball’s top award

June 26th, 2017|

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MLB’s MVPs are almost always among the league leaders in the wins above replacement (WAR) stat, which attempts to gauge a player’s overall contribution […]

Ken Griffey Jr. headlines Seattle Mariners all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

June 23rd, 2017|

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Last year, Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame after being selected on a record 99.32 percent of ballots cast. […]

Prince Fielder, Angel Pagan and the most misleadingly named MLB players of all time

June 23rd, 2017|

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What’s in a name? Apparently, not a whole lot — or at least not in the cases of the professional baseball players presented below. […]

Dell and Steph Curry and the greatest father-son combos in sports history

June 18th, 2017|

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With Steph Curry leading the Golden State Warriors to their second NBA championship in three years, he helped cement his father Dell’s and his […]

Hank Aaron headlines Atlanta Braves all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

June 16th, 2017|

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Hammerin’ Hank Aaron, who methodically slugged his way into the record books for the Braves from 1954 to 1974 is far and away the […]

Pete Rose, Barry Bonds and 8 ways for a batter to reach first base safely

June 14th, 2017|

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There are eight unique ways for a batter to safely reach first base in a baseball game. Far and away the most common method […]

Raider Nation, Cameron Crazies, Habs, Cubs make top 10 craziest fans of North American sports list

June 9th, 2017|

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Be forewarned, things are about to get wild. WatchMojo counted down their picks for the Top 10 Craziest Fans in North American Sports and […]

Kings of Instagram: David Ortiz, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper tops in followers among MLB stars

June 8th, 2017|

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One can only imagine how many Instagram followers early baseball stars like Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth would have accumulated had the social media […]

Check out Wrigley Field for the 1938 Cardinal-Cubs home opener

June 2nd, 2017|

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After dropping their last six games on the road, the Chicago Cubs are hoping to get back on track during a ten-game home stand. […]

Nap Lajoie headlines Cleveland Indians all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

June 1st, 2017|

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Nap Lajoie would be probably be proud of second baseman Jason Kipnis’ contribution to the current iteration of the Cleveland Indians. But while Kipnis […]

Bespectacled Aaron Judge asks Yankees fans about rookie-sensation Aaron Judge

May 29th, 2017|

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For decades Superman fans have had to suspend disbelief to accept that their hero could successfully disguise himself as mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent simply […]

What if Justin Verlander could throw at 90 percent the speed of light?

May 25th, 2017|

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Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, with a 4-3 record and 4.39 ERA, is off to a middling start this year, which some attribute to the […]