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

August 16th, 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 […]

“Double Truck Threading the Needle Shot” headlines Dude Perfect’s “Blitzball Trick Shots 3”

August 15th, 2017|

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Dude Perfect is back with the third edition of their ongoing Blitzball trick shot series and the fun starts straight out of the gate […]

Sideline sports reporters learn the hard way that beanball hazard isn’t limited to players

August 10th, 2017|

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A couple years ago, an Australian news reporter became news himself when he was struck in the head by a runaway skateboard. He joined […]

Ty Cobb headlines Detroit Tigers all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

August 5th, 2017|

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Ty Cobb, along with Babe Ruth and Willie Mays, is universally regarded as one of the best baseball players to ever take the field. […]

Fail Friday Follies: It’s one, two, three errors committed, at the ol’ ball game for Yanks, Angels, Dodgers

August 4th, 2017|

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Even the best defensive professional baseball teams are prone to making the occasional error, but when two are committed on the same play it […]

Baseball in India: Rounding the bases from Manipur to Lucknow to New Delhi

August 2nd, 2017|

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Cricket is far and away the sport of choice in India, but its distant-cousin baseball has been slowly making inroads in the world’s second-most-populous […]

George Brett headlines Kansas City Royals all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

July 27th, 2017|

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Thirteen-time All Star George Brett leads the Kansas City Royals all-time roster by wins above replacement with a tally of 88.4 accrued over 21 […]

Robin Yount headlines Milwaukee Brewers all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

July 21st, 2017|

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As the Brewers are one of MLB’s younger franchises, their all-time roster by wins above replacement lacks some of the marquee names associated with […]

Ultimate Boston Red Sox history quiz

July 15th, 2017|

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With the Curse of the Bambino having long ago been relegated to the dustbin of history, this year’s Red Sox are looking to earn […]

Rod Carew headlines Minnesota Twins all-time roster by Wins Above Replacement

July 12th, 2017|

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Of all the great players to don a Minnesota Twins jersey, none has contributed more to the team’s success than Rod Carew. Carew accrued […]

All rise! Aaron Judge crushes 500-foot bombs en route to 2017 MLB Home Run Derby win

July 11th, 2017|

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In the span of half a baseball season, gap-toothed Yankees power-hitter Aaron Judge has gone from going unrecognized by fans in downtown New York […]

Bat flipping pros and cons starring Bercules and Yasiel Puig

July 7th, 2017|

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If you’re looking to book a bat-flipping pro for your daughter’s bat mitzvah, or as a ringer at your next corporate softball shindig, we’ve […]