Jul 18, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT
A look ahead to this weekend, including a couple of series that could be playoff previews.
Jul 18, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT
Baseball isn’t dying. But sometimes it can be sleep-inducing.
Jul 18, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT
Bud Black is considering her to bat cleanup, too.
Jul 18, 2014, 10:17 AM EDT
Mantle, DiMaggio and Mattingly weren’t zombies in their final seasons. Jeter is not what he used to be. It seems like we’re trying to tell a story to the contrary, however.
Jul 18, 2014, 9:43 AM EDT
He’d be a big catch, but the Phillies have no apparent intention to deal him.
Jul 18, 2014, 9:14 AM EDT
Dick Monfort continues to speak extremely frankly.
Jul 18, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT
Music from “The Natural” + slow fades between photos and video of now-departed greats = hanky time
Jul 17, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT
Two strikes for Ryan Adams.
Jul 17, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT
There were 49 minutes of programming before a pitch was thrown on Tuesday night. This is a problem.
Jul 17, 2014, 3:03 PM EDT
There is some lower-level Baseball Is Dyingism in a recent column by Dan Bickley. It’s similar to a lot of Baseball Is Dyingism.
Jul 17, 2014, 1:06 PM EDT
And a look at the first half’s biggest takeaway
Jul 17, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Some old conventional wisdom — seemingly debunked by older studies — may have new currency thanks to a new one.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
If I knew it was gonna be this kind of party I would’ve stuck my scouting reports in the mashed potatoes.
Jul 17, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
A harrowing read about a monster who was allowed to get way too close to way too many young girls.
Jul 17, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
The story of the year may be elbow injuries. Tonight a special will air on Sirius/XM exploring them.
Jul 17, 2014, 8:45 AM EDT
Well that’s not very nice.
Jul 17, 2014, 6:59 AM EDT
I still don’t think the lack of a Gwynn tribute was a capital offense. But MLB and Fox’s choice of words here is somewhat ironic.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.
Jul 16, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT
Just because you can go into the clubhouse Joe, doesn’t mean anyone wants you there.
Jul 16, 2014, 8:26 AM EDT
A lot of people are angry at Fox and MLB for allegedly slighting Tony Gwynn. Fox says it did too honor him.
Jul 16, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT
One game score. And one fun little Internet thing.
Jul 15, 2014, 11:32 PM EDT
A rocky start, a grooved pitch, a fond farewell and the granting of home field advantage in the World Series to the Junior Circuit.
Jul 15, 2014, 9:34 PM EDT
The Captain’s Midsummer Classic Swan Song
Jul 15, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT
Attention Cardinals fans: this thread is for you.
- Tony La Russa denies that Kirk Gibson’s job is safe 9
- Pirates activate Andrew McCutchen from the disabled list 1
- HBT Daily: They’ve dropped six straight, but the Pirates may be the Wild Card favorites 2
- The Diamondbacks plan to bring back Kirk Gibson for some reason 30
- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 32
- Numbers game: Tigers fall victim to baseball’s speed obsession 45
- Twins prospect Byron Buxton done for season after concussion 3
- Let’s speed up the pace of play. But let’s not be gimmicky about it. Let’s just enforce the rules. 74
- Mike Matheny addresses turmoil in Ferguson: “It’s a sad situation. It’s a tough situation for our city” (125)
- Jayson Werth clocked at 105 m.p.h. in a 55 zone, is charged with reckless driving (88)
- Here’s today’s dose of barfy Derek Jeter sentiment (82)
- Baseball is dying, you guys (78)
- A vote for Tom Werner for commissioner is a vote to return to the dark ages (78)