How Baseball Became the Nation’s Favorite Sport? 

It’s fair to say, the nation has a real obsession with the sport of baseball and for many, it’s simply a way of life. At times, baseball can be credited with uniting the country through the love of sport and the American people have come together for the game for over a century turning a […]

Oldest MLB Teams

The MLB started in 1896, and while we have had some teams come and go. There are some that have managed to pass the test of time. These are the teams who have managed to weather all the storms that have come their way and found the rainbow at the end. And today, for a […]

Are The Phillies Contenders To Win The Playoffs?

The Philadelphia Phillies are very much in the playoff hunt — they own a 62-58 record and are two games out of the final National League wild-card spot. Clearly, though, the organization was looking for a spark by recently hiring Charlie Manuel to be their new hitting coach. As Philly looks to avoid a second […]

Gerrit Cole Reaches the 200 Strike Out Mark

The Houston Astros have one of the most fiercest offensive lineups in Major League Baseball, and their pitching is marvelous too. On Monday, Gerrit Cole of Newport Beach,  CA, continued his outstanding 2019 regular season when he recorded his 200th strikeout in an 11-1 Houston Astros win over the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park.  […]

The Best MLB Players in 2019

If we’ve said it once, we’ve said it a thousand times — the MLB regular season is a marathon, not a sprint. A good start to the year guarantees players and teams nothing come September and October. That doesn’t mean they wouldn’t still welcome it with open arms, though. Baseball is a game defined by […]

Surprising MLB Players in 2019

The 2019 MLB regular season is barely two weeks old, but enough baseball has been played for us to be surprised by a few things. Part of the fun with early-season statistics is the fact that almost nothing has stabilized just yet when we’re talking about the performances of a team or individual players. There’s […]

Five MLB Players Off to a Hot Start in 2019

The 2019 MLB regular season is barely a week old. So, it’s hard to draw any real conclusions from what’s happened on the field at this point without it feeling like an overreaction. But still, how are we supposed to pass the time until statistics stabilize without some overreacting? What’s been noticeable about certain position […]

MLB Players Looking to Turn Things Around in 2019

It’s been well established around these parts that baseball is a marathon, not a sprint. Playing 162 games in about 180-ish days over the course of six months can be a grind. It’s important to stay mentally strong, regardless of the situation. If a player gets their season off to a bad start, that doesn’t […]

Major League Baseball Hitters Looking for a Strong 2019

MLB’s regular season is a marathon, not a sprint. A fast start doesn’t guarantee a career year and a slow start doesn’t mean a player is going to consistently struggle. Sometimes, all it takes is one pitch for a hitter to go on a hot streak.  Knowing which hitters are hot can give you a […]

Chris Davis and the Orioles are Historically Bad

The 2018 season has been awfully tough on the Baltimore Orioles. They entered the year with hopes of contending, but eventually went on a fire sale prior to the non-waiver trade deadline that saw guys like Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop. Kevin Gausman, and Brad Brach all pack their bags. So, the organization is at the […]

The Mariners have become experts in winning close games

We just talked about how dominant the Houston Astros have been during their current winning streak, which has now reached nine games. It doesn’t matter what they do right now, though, because they can’t seem to shake the Seattle Mariners. Houston improved to 46-25 after beating the Kansas City Royals Friday night by a score […]

MLB and Fox Reach Agreement on In-Market Streaming

This is a huge deal that broke at the MLB Owners Meetings in Dallas today. Commissioner Rob Manfred has announced that MLB and Fox Sports have completed a three-year agreement that allows Fox to stream the 15 local teams for which they have the rights in-market. That means fans who watch on Fox-owned RSN’s can […]

2015 World Series Game 2 Ratings Up from Last Year

While Game 2 was a Kansas City 7-1 blowout, Fox saw increased ratings from last year. Fox experienced an 8.2/14 rating/share with 13.7 million viewers. While that’s down from Tuesday’s numbers, it is up from 2014’s Game 2 which had a 7.9/14 and 12.9 million viewers. The rating is up 4% from last year and […]

2015 World Series Coverage Details

The World Series gets underway tonight with the Kansas City Royals getting home-field advantage thanks to the American League winning the All-Star Game back in July. Tonight, the Fall Classic begins as Fox will air the games. ESPN Radio will carry the games for the listening audience and MLB International will handle the viewership abroad. […]

2015 American and National League Championship Series Schedules

We have the schedules for the American and National League Championship Series. The AL will be aired on Fox and FS1. Fox airs the Game 1 with FS1 taking the rest of the series including a potential Game 7 on Saturday, October 24. Calling the American League Championship Series on TV will be Joe Buck, […]

2015 MLB League Division Series Schedules and Announcing Assignments (Updated)

Let’s provide the schedule for the American and National League Division Series. As you’re probably aware by now, FS1 will carry the ALDS while TBS will have the NLDS. TBS lucks out this year as it will have the top three markets in the country, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago along with perennial power […]

Announcing Assignments for MLB Wild Card Games

We gave you the schedules for the early portion of the MLB Postseason last hour. Let’s provide you with the announcing assignments for the Wild Card Games which air tonight on ESPN and tomorrow on TBS. ESPN Radio has both games. So let’s provide you with the men and woman who will call the games […]

MLB Wild Card and League Division Series Schedules Through 10/11/2015

The MLB Postseason begins tonight with the American League Wild Card Game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees on ESPN. It’s ESPN’s only playoff game on TV while ESPN Radio will carry every MLB Postseason contest as long as it takes. As for the National League Wild Card Game, TBS carries that on […]

Vin Scully to Return for the 67th Season With the Dodgers

One of the icons of American sports broadcasting, Vin Scully, will be back for his 67th season with the Dodgers franchise in 2016. The announcement made during tonight’s game with the Chicago Cubs, Scully informed viewers on SportsNet LA and listeners on KLAC that he’ll be back next season, thanked management and went on to […]

The 2015 MLB Postseason Schedule

Major League Baseball has released the schedule for the 2015 Postseason and for the third time, the World Series will start in very late October, in fact, this year’s Fall Classic begins on Tuesday, October 27, the second time it will do so. Back in 2001, the World Series began on October 27 due to […]