• Barry Bonds Documentary in Production at HBO; Executive Producers of 'The Last Dance'

    Bleacher Report "Baseball legend Barry Bonds will be the subject of an upcoming documentary produced by HBO and Words + Pictures. HBO said the project "will include a diverse cast of influential figures from Barry Bonds' life and career." It doesn't appear as though Bonds has signed..." May 31

  • MLB's Strangest Trend in 2023: Big-Spending Teams Aren't Winning

    Bleacher Report ""You get what you pay for" is a useful saying, and we'll make a sweeping generalization that it's true more often than not. So long as it's not applied to the 2023 Major League Baseball season, that is. In 2022, teams generally did get what they paid..." May 31

  • Umpire Jerry Layne Gets in Jeremy Pena's Face After Bad Call

    The Big Lead "Major League Baseball umpires generally have pretty short fuses and are, on the whole, pretty terrible. They really hate when you argue their strike zones and that was proven again on Tuesday night. Veteran ump Jerry Layne was behind the plate as the Houston Astros faced the Minnesota..." May 31

  • Updated MLB Position-by-Position Rankings 2 Months Into 2023 Season

    Bleacher Report "Who are the best of the best across Major League Baseball during the 2023 season? That's the question we set out to answer each month with our position-by-position player rankings, casting aside previous production and future expectations to focus solely on production during the..." May 31

  • Guardians ace Shane Bieber keeps reinventing himself as a pitcher

    The Athletic "Three starts ago, Shane Bieber allowed 12 hits to the White Sox, the most he has ever surrendered in a major-league outing. He became the third Cleveland pitcher in the past decade, joining Danny Salazar and Zach McAllister, to yield that many hits in a..." May 31

  • Alex Rodriguez has early stage gum disease

    Sportsnaut "Alex Rodriguez was diagnosed with early stage gum disease and has aligned with a medical partner to raise awareness. Rodriguez said Wednesday he’s teaming with Bausch Health Companies Inc. and its oral healthcare business, OraPharma, to encourage dental and oral health checks..." May 31

  • San Diego Padres believe they could have next teenager to play in MLB in over 30 years

    Sportsnaut "The San Diego Padres believe they have a prospect that should be the first teenager to play in an MLB game since 1991. On Tuesday, the San Diego Padres made a bold decision. Despite previous plans to send elite prospects Ethan Salas to Arizona Complex League, the organization shifted..." May 31

  • Jordan Walker breaks silence on struggles after Cardinals demotion

    Clutch Points "Jordan Walker looked like a future star for the St. Louis Cardinals to begin the 2023 season. St. Louis’ top prospect posted respectable numbers during his first few weeks in the big leagues, including recording a historic hit streak. Surprisingly, the Cardinals still..." May 31

  • Vanessa Hudgens and Cole Tucker do Karaoke

    Egotastic Sports "Vanessa Hudgens is getting ready to marry her MLB fiancé Cole Tucker and it looks like the pair are a match made in karaoke heaven from the latest video the actress shared over on Instagram. The actress showed off her vocal cords, which have come a long way since her High..." May 31

  • Nationals pitcher Trevor Williams 'deeply troubled' by Dodgers' support of Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

    USA Today "Washington Nationals pitcher Trevor Williams is calling for his "fellow Catholics" to reconsider supporting the Los Angeles Dodgers following the team's decision to honor the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at its upcoming Pride Night celebration. Williams said in a..." May 31

  • Three Trade Packages For Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Amid Trade Rumblings

    ProSportsDaily "Would the Blue Jays do the once unthinkable and trade away the face of the franchise?  While it's almost near impossible to win a trade involving Guerrero being shipped out of town, the Blue Jays may need to think about moving the hard hitting first basemen if they can't..." May 30

  • Orioles sign Aaron Hicks 10 days after Yankees cut him

    The Score "The Baltimore Orioles signed veteran outfielder Aaron Hicks to a major-league contract and placed Cedric Mullins on the 10-day injured list with a right groin strain, the team announced Tuesday. The division-rival New York Yankees designated Hicks for assignment earlier in..." May 30

  • Ranking MLB's 7 Best Rivalries Right Now

    Bleacher Report "To the average person, rivalries might not get any better than Hamilton vs. Burr, Holmes vs. Moriarty, The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones or Star Trek vs. Star Wars. To which the average baseball fan might retort: "Psh, what are those compared to the best rivalries..." May 30

  • Blue Jays' Anthony Bass apologizes for endorsing anti-LGBTQ boycotts

    The Score "Toronto Blue Jays right-hander Anthony Bass apologized for sharing an anti-LGBTQ video on his Instagram that promoted boycotting companies that support gay and trans rights in the name of the Christian faith. "I recognize yesterday I made a post that was hurtful to the Pride..." May 30

  • Blue Jays' Anthony Bass shares video endorsing anti-LGBTQ boycotts of Bud Light, Target

    CBC "A pitcher with the Toronto Blue Jays is drawing heat after he shared a video endorsing an anti-LGBTQ boycott of brands such as Target and Bud Light. On Monday, Anthony Bass, a relief pitcher with the Jays, shared an Instagram reel from the account..." May 30

  • Umpire Mark Carlson Called a Near Perfect Game of Balls and Strikes This Weekend

    The Big Lead "The Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers, 3-2, on Sunday afternoon in front of a half-capacity crowd at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Felix Bautista clinched the win for the home team with perfect 9th inning, striking out all three batters he faced. Another performance worth celebrating from..." May 30

  • How Orioles Adley Rutschman holds the team’s lofty aspirations in his hands

    The Athletic "Adley Rutschman plays often enough, at an important enough position, with enough responsibility spread across his shoulders, that the burden might look overwhelming. On a micro level, as the starting catcher for the Baltimore Orioles, Rutschman must memorize the repertoires of his..." May 30

  • Clayton Kershaw did not agree with Dodgers' honor for LGBTQ+ group

    USA Today "The ongoing Los Angeles Dodgers saga with their scheduled June 16 Pride Night and honoring of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence took another turn Monday when star pitcher Clayton Kershaw told the Los Angeles Times that he disagreed with the team's decision to honor the..." May 30

  • Cole Tucker's Fiancée Vanessa Hudgens Lounges

    Egotastic Sports "Vanessa Hudgens is the soon to be wife of MLB star Cole Tucker and a successful actress, but that doesn't mean she cant make a few extra bucks promoting brands on her Instagram channel! It seems like just about everybody is an influencer these days! The 34 year old shared a few..." May 30

  • Aaron Hicks Drawing 'Serious Interest' from Orioles After Yankees Release

    Bleacher Report "Four days after being released by the New York Yankees, Aaron Hicks is drawing interest from another American League East club. Per Robert Murray of FanSided, the Baltimore Orioles are showing "serious interest" in the 33-year-old..." May 30

  • Alex Rodriguez’s Former Teammate Says He Will ‘Die A Lonely Man’

    Total Pro Sports "Alex Rodriguez wants love, but one of his former teammates thinks he will never find it. Doug Mientkiewicz did not mince a single word when he discussed the personal life of his former Yankees and high school teammate Alex Rodriguez on a recent podcast appearance. The..." May 30

  • The Biggest Flaw MLB's Top 10 Contenders Must Address Before 2023 Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Actual Major League Baseball trade rumors won't start percolating for another few weeks, but it's at this point in the season—two months in with two months to go until the deadline—when we can realistically begin playing "roster doctor" by identifying biggest..." May 29

  • Blue Jays’ Chris Bassitt Says Yankees’ Aaron Judge Lied About Pitch-Tipping Incident

    SI "Aaron Judge was the subject of some controversy earlier this month when Blue Jays broadcasters pointed out he was looking off toward his right during an at-bat against reliever Jay Jackson in Toronto, hinting that someone from his squad was relaying tips. Immediately after the..." May 29

  • Ranking Gerrit Cole and MLB's Top 10 Strikeout Artists

    Bleacher Report "It's the ninth inning. Our team has a one-run lead and there are two outs, but the bases are loaded and the other team's best hitter is coming up. We need a strikeout. If we could bring in any active pitcher to get it, who would it be? This was the scenario we..." May 29

  • 3 Cubs players fans are already fed up with in 2023

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Cubs are a very weird team to evaluate this season. Yes, their record is poor at just 22-30, the fourth worst in baseball, but that doesn’t tell the full story. They are above average in most hitting stats, and even most of their pitching stats are just..." May 29

  • Gary Sánchez Claimed by Padres After Being Waived by Mets

    Bleacher Report "The San Diego Padres reportedly added some catching depth Monday. According to Dennis Lin of The Athletic, the National League West team claimed catcher Gary Sánchez off waivers from the New York Mets. The 30-year-old has appeared in just three games at the major..." May 29

  • 2 Padres players fans are already fed up with in 2023

    Clutch Points "The San Diego Padres ahead of the 2023 season were a lot of people’s favorites to make the World Series. But currently, they’re only half a game ahead of the last place Colorado Rockies in the NL West. Having the third highest payroll and owning a small..." May 29

  • A’s To Designate Jesus Aguilar For Assignment

    Clutch Points "The Oakland Athletics are off to a brutal 10-45 start as they are on the verge of making unfortunate MLB history. They are also officially moving to Las Vegas in the future, and things just aren’t going well for this ball club. Now, the A’s..." May 29

  • Anthony Rizzo Got Mad at Fernando Tatis Jr. After Headbutting His Hip

    The Big Lead "The Memorial Day Weekend series between the New York Yankees and the San Diego Padres has been filled with all sorts of fireworks from both sides. During Sunday afternoon's matchup Yanks first baseman Anthony Rizzo shoved Fernando Tatis Jr. after a pick-off but was..." May 29

  • Angels: Mike Trout’s heartfelt Memorial Day message ahead of game vs. White Sox

    Clutch Points "Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout posted a Twitter message to honor Memorial Day. “Grateful for the brave men and women who sacrificed for our nation,” Trout said. “Today and everyday we remember them… #MemorialDay Trout..." May 29

  • Astros social media account takes shot at rival’s attendance issues

    Larry Brown Sports "The Houston Astros got a bit petty on Sunday and called out the Oakland Athletics over their abysmal home attendance. The Astros blew out Oakland 10-1 on Sunday, with the 10th run coming on a Yordan Alvarez home run to dead center. The Astros shared that highlight on their Twitter..." May 29

  • A's Fans Brawl at Oakland Coliseum

    The Big Lead "The Oakland Athletics appear destined for a move to Las Vegas and their fans aren't happy about it. This weekend, they took their frustrations out on each other outside the Oakland Coliseum following a game against the Houston Astros. A fight escalated to involved a ton of..." May 29

  • Cubs’ Marcus Stroman, with opt out looming, does not want to be traded

    The Athletic "Marcus Stroman knows the drill. He was traded once before at the deadline, in 2019 when the Mets acquired him from the Blue Jays. If his present team, the Cubs, does not turn around its season, he could be on the move again. Stroman does not want that to..." May 28

  • Yankees' Domingo Germán says he'll use 'way less' rosin during start vs. Mariners

    CBS Sports "Yankees right-hander Domingo Germán told reporters on Sunday that he intends to use less rosin when he returns to New York's rotation on Monday to face the Seattle Mariners. Germán was suspended earlier this month for 10 games after he violated Major League..." May 28

  • Andrew McCutchen wants to stay in Pittsburgh and does not want to be traded

    Clutch Points "The Pittsburgh Pirates were one of the surprise teams of the early part of the baseball season. While there have been significant struggles over the last month, they are still in second place in the National League Central and just 0.5 games behind the first place Milwaukee..." May 28

  • Tim Anderson’s Wife and Sidepiece Fight it Out on Social Media

    TMSPN "Tim Anderson’s off the field drama never seems to end. A year ago, Dejah, who is Ari Fletcher’s BFF and an Instagram model, gave birth to a child and claimed that the married Major League Baseball player, Tim Anderson, is the father. This caused turmoil in..." May 28

  • Red Sox: 2 players fans are already fed up with in 2023

    Clutch Points "In many ways, the first third of the baseball season has gone quite well for the Boston Red Sox. They were a last-place team in 2022, and expectations for a similar result this season were quite similar. However, the acquisition of Justin Turner has been quite..." May 28

  • Mariners' Julio Rodríguez Partners With Airline, Earns Fans Free Flights With HRs

    Bleacher Report "Baseball fans looking to fly for free should start cheering for Julio Rodríguez. Alaska Airlines announced it partnered with the Seattle Mariners slugger for a promotion that will provide free airfare for fans every time he launches a home run. Rodríguez wears..." May 28

  • Shohei Ohtani Rumors: MLB Exec Says Dodgers Contract 'Makes Too Much Sense' in FA

    Bleacher Report "As Shohei Ohtani prepares to become the biggest free agent that professional baseball has ever seen, the short list of teams vying for the Los Angeles Angels' superstar's signature may be smaller than most people think. And the franchise that is perhaps best situated to get..." May 27

  • Fernando Tatis Jr. Was Reveling in the Hate of Yankees Fans Last Night

    The Big Lead "On Friday evening, the San Diego Padres visited the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees. It was San Diego's first visit to Yankee Stadium this year and all the fans in attendance jumped at the opportunity to give Fernando Tatis Jr. a piece of their collective minds. Tatis..." May 27

  • Olivia Dunne Had A Message For Her Secret Crush During Yankees Game

    Total Pro Sports "Olivia Dunne had a message for her secret crush while attending a New York Yankees game this week. The Louisiana State University gymnast has had a busy 2023. With the NCAA gymnastics season over, Dunne has remained active on social media while engaging..." May 27

  • 2 players Blue Jays fans are already fed up with in 2023

    Clutch Points "After a solid start to the campaign, the Toronto Blue Jays have come crashing back down to earth. While the American League East is by far the best division in baseball at the moment, they’re last right now with a 26-25 record and have gone just 2-8 in their last 10 games. That..." May 27

  • How new MLB rules boost stolen base totals but don’t incentivize attempts

    Sportsnaut "Everybody’s stealing more bases. Attempts are up across MLB by nearly one third since last year — successful steals by nearly 40 percent. The Cleveland Guardians are virtually unstoppable when they take off. And good luck trying to catch Baltimore Orioles teammates Cedric Mullins..." May 27

  • Yu Darvish’s translator plays funny joke on rival pitcher

    Larry Brown Sports "Shingo Horie had some fun on Friday at the expense of an old friend. Horie, the translator for San Diego Padres pitcher Yu Darvish, went viral for a great moment with New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German prior to the series opener between the two teams. German was recently..." May 27

  • Craig Kimbrel becomes eighth pitcher in history with 400 career saves

    CBS Sports "Craig Kimbrel is the newest member of the 400-save club. Friday night at Truist Park, the current Philadelphia Phillies closer and longtime Atlanta Braves closer tossed a scoreless ninth inning in Philadelphia's win over the Braves (PHI 6, ATL 4) to become the..." May 27

  • 4 Realistic Milwaukee Brewers Relocation Cities

    Sportsnaut "Could the Milwaukee Brewers end up relocating from their longtime home in Wisconsin at some point soon? It’s become at least somewhat of a possibility. The MLB team announced recently that American Family Field needs roughly $440 million in renovations over the next two decades...." May 26

  • Yankees release Aaron Hicks, still owe veteran $27.6M

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees announced that veteran outfielder Aaron Hicks, whom they designated for assignment earlier this week, has now been released. Hicks is in the fifth season of a seven-year, $70MM contract that didn’t pan out nearly as well as the Yankees hoped. The former..." May 26

  • Livvy Dunne Goes to the Yankees Game

    Egotastic Sports "Livvy Dunne is pretty much at peak popularity! The LSU Gymnast, who made headlines because the NY Times basically "slut shamed her" even though her content is hardly that racy, just not Gymanstics enough for the pervert at NY Times, angry she makes 1,000,000 dollars a..." May 26

  • Which active MLB players are on track for Cooperstown?

    The Athletic "Is it me, or has it felt like Milestone Month in baseball’s never-ending history class? There was Freddie Freeman’s 300th homer … launched even as his 2,000th career hit was roaring right at us. There was Nolan Arenado’s 1,000th career RBI..." May 26

  • Scott Boras: MLB needs to expand rosters because of pitch clock

    The Score "MLB agent Scott Boras says the league needs to make some adjustments to protect pitchers from suffering injuries as a result of the pitch clock. "We need 27-, 28-man rosters because we've got to protect the starting pitchers," Boras told Rob Bradford on..." May 26