Aug 4, 2014, 4:32 PM EDT
Among all active players only Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have gotten on base more times than Abreu’s career total of 3,973.
Aug 2, 2014, 5:41 PM EDT
Jim Thome officially calls it quits, retiring as a member of the Indians after signing a one-day contract on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue in his honor.
Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT
Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.
Jul 30, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT
The Phillies are paying the bills for their dynastic run, thanks in large part to Ruben Amaro’s mismanagement.
Ten years ago today the Alex Rodriguez-Jason Varitek brawl changed the narrative of the Sox-Yankees rivalry
Jul 24, 2014, 8:06 AM EDT
It was one moment in a typical benches-clearing brawl, but oh what a moment it was.
Jul 21, 2014, 8:22 AM EDT
The Yankees have never once recovered from the end of a Hall of Famer’s career, so it’s utterly impossible to expect that they’ll do it again.
Jul 16, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
As a follow-up to the best player in baseball, Mike Trout, being named the Most Valuable Player of the All-Star game, here’s a numbers-based reminder of how amazing he’s been prior to last night.
Jul 10, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT
Before you look, guess which year it was. I am somewhat embarrassed to have been a couple of years off.
Major League Baseball issues a statement about the A-Rod therapeutic use exemptions. But questions remain.
Jul 2, 2014, 3:48 PM EDT
“Everything has been great since 2008,” the statement basically says. But what about when A-Rod got the therapeutic use exemption for testosterone in 2007?
A-Rod received therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone for several seasons before Biogenesis hit
Jul 2, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT
Baseball brought the hammer down on A-Rod for taking testosterone and other PEDs. But baseball allowed A-Rod to use testosterone and other PEDs for several seasons before he turned to Tony Bosch.
Jul 2, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT
And the Daily News decides to start a pissing match with me.
May 23, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
Derek Jeter is very, very sure he doesn’t want to become a manager.
May 17, 2014, 2:38 PM EDT
Baseball is on pace for more shutouts this year than any season in the history of the game. But the problem isn’t the lack of scoring. It’s the lack of action.
May 13, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
The Biogenesis nightmare is a magnificent thought puzzle featuring slimy people from all walks of life. If you have a notebook handy, I’ll get you started and you can play along.
May 12, 2014, 7:29 AM EDT
Florida investigators warned MLB not to purchase the stolen Biogenesis documents. MLB did it anyway.
May 8, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
I’m starting come around to this “history’s greatest monster” stuff.
May 6, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT
Buster Olney pulls out his McCarthy mask and shakes his finger at Melky Cabrera
May 1, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
MLB insisted all along that its investigators acted properly. Now it has fired the leadership of its investigative unit.
Apr 22, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT
Albert Pujols hit a three-run shot to left field off Nationals starter Taylor Jordan in the top of the first inning and then crushed a two-run bomb to deep left-center off Jordan in the top of the fifth for the 499th and 500th home runs of his 14-year major league career on Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.
Apr 21, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
You probably know this, but the Kansas City Royals single season home run record is 36, and Steve Balboni set it almost 30 years ago.
Apr 20, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Watch as Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved to within two home runs of the big 500-homer milestone on Saturday afternoon against Tigers closer Joe Nathan …
Apr 15, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
Hey, cut me some slack. There has been no Puig news since yesterday and I’ve already taunted Phillies fans twice today. I gotta feed at least one of my obsessions every few hours.
Apr 8, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT
Henry Aaron is NOT The Home Run King. That sounds like I’m going to follow with some rant about Barry Bonds breaking his record and how terrible that was … but I’m not. My thought here has nothing to do with that. Henry Aaron is not the Home Run King because that silly title would do nothing but diminish his greatness.
Apr 8, 2014, 9:02 AM EDT
God, A-Rod, you can’t buy of subjects of drug investigations and purchase stolen documents! That’s bad! Oh, wait. That’s what Major League Baseball did.
Apr 4, 2014, 9:37 PM EDT
Mark Teixeira suffered yet another injury.
- World Series, Game 2: Giants vs. Royals lineups 8
- HBT Daily: Are the Royals doomed, doomed, doomed? 10
- Giants inhaling the air of superiority after Game 1 7
- What’s in a name? “Big Game” James did not come up big for Kansas City 22
- World Series Reset: The Royals look to pick themselves up off the mat 8
- Royals’ World Series hopes in Yordano Ventura’s hands 7
- Giants stomp Royals 7-1 in World Series Game 1 rout 34
- World Series, Game 1: Giants vs. Royals lineups 0
- Erroneous Narrative Alert: no, the Giants are not a “gritty,” anti-stats organization (121)
- So, if you’re not a fan of the Royals or Giants, who ya got? (120)
- Pedro Martinez has some opinions about who the new “face of baseball” is (112)
- “The Kansas City Royals Are the Future of Baseball” — someone actually said that. (93)
- PANTY RAID! Homeland Security agents confiscate unlicensed Kansas City Royals underwear (91)