Tim Brown highlights the unstoppable Indians who take over the top spot from the floundering Dodgers.
Simmons ranks second by one version of WAR and sixth by another, so he will be a name you hear when folks start talking about league MVP and why WAR may or may not be the best measure of that.
Albert Pujols is welcomed into the 500 Homerun Club next to his wife Deidre at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 7, 2014 in Anaheim, California. Being different, perhaps, was better when wrapped in Albert Pujols’ hug, when warmed by Deidre Pujols’ smile, and everyone came to believe that — the children
“It’s a big win,” Colorado's Nolan Arenado said of Thursday's 9-1 victory over Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles. “You could make the argument it’s one of our biggest wins of the year.”
In 10 games from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, Dodgers starters were 1-7 with a 7.01 ERA. In 43 2/3 innings (so, fewer than five innings per), they walked 20 and allowed 11 home runs.
The mayor and the local ballclub decided a baseball game, a series, would be a good idea. The fans that filed into Minute Made Park on Saturday agreed.
To tell a story like this is to put a face on it, the one that stands for them all. Reid Ryan, president of the Houston Astros, held out his arms, shook his head. Life inside the downtown Houston convention center pattered at a controlled chaos Friday afternoon, a city within a city, the faces bewildered
Of all Verlander has done, including a Cy Young Award, an MVP Award, a Rookie of the Year Award, along with various ERA and strikeout titles, manager A.J. Hinch said, “The one thing missing is a World Series ring. He let me know he wants to win, and he wants to win here.”
Tim Brown highlights both the Marlins' surprising push for the NL wild card and the Rockies' now lengthy swoon.
Shouting at other people for where a baseball game will or will not be played, calling them names, wasting that energy, feeding that anger, is pointless.