Ryan Howard

Phillies 2nd all-time HR king signs minor league deal with Braves

According to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation, the Braves signed three-time All-Star Ryan Howard to a minor-league deal. The 37-year-old had his club option declined by the Phillies following...
Anthony Banda

Top Diamondbacks prospect Anthony Banda remains humble on the way to the top

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Anthony Banda is a very humble young man who has no regard for the No. 1 status that has been allotted to him within...
Brandon Belt

Brandon Belt extends help to man on streets in need of shoes

Social media has its frustrating moments. But on occasion, it can come through and help produce a nice story. San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt produced...
Caption: Mar 3, 2017; Dunedin, FL, USA; New York Yankees center fielder Clint Frazier (75) looks on against the Toronto Blue Jays at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Brian Cashman: Clint Frazier never asked for Mickey Mantle’s No. 7

Contradicting a report that came out Wednesday morning, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Clint Frazier never requested to wear Mickey Mantle's retired No. 7...
Feb 19, 2016; Greenville, SC, USA; Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush speaks to supporters at the Kroc Center. Mandatory Credit: Heidi Heilbrunn/The Greenville News via USA TODAY NETWORK

Report: Jeb Bush and Derek Jeter interested in buying the Marlins

It's not a secret that owner Jeffrey Loria has put his Miami Marlins up for sale. Whether a transfer of ownership actually takes place here remains to be...
Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard: ‘Right now, New York is a Mets city’

New York Mets ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard might just be taking this Thor business a bit too seriously these day, because he made a statement Wednesday that...
Buck O'Neil sings "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

WATCH: Buck O’Neil singing ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ is everything

Buck O'Neil played professional baseball in Kansas City for 11 seasons in the late 1930s and throughout the 40s. He's as much baseball to Missouri as the Royals...
Joey Gallo of the Texas Rangers absolutely destroyed this pitch

WATCH: Joey Gallo destroys baseball for first homer of the season

No one ever questioned whether Texas Rangers infielder Joey Gallo had power. Up to this point in his young career, it's been all about making contact. Heading into...
Mets fan

Mets fan goes bonkers about train delay before Opening Day

While some minor injuries came as a result of Monday's New Jersey Transit derailment, it also left people stranded. One such person was a New York Mets...
Pedro Guerrero

Former MLB slugger Pedro Guerrero fighting for life after stroke

Pedro Guerrero, former MLB outfielder and All-Star with the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, is reportedly in a fight for his life. "Former Los Angeles Dodgers...
Zach Britton

Orioles make light of decision to keep Zach Britton out of playoffs

It was a rare scene when Baltimore manager Buck Showalter gave a slight grin. Monday, the Orioles opened the season up in a Mark Trumbo walk-off win against...
Mark Melancon is one of the MLB players who will excel for a new team in 2017

Ten MLB players who will make new teams proud in 2017

There were a lot of crazy moves made this offseason. The free agency pond was full of talent which sounds great, but sometimes too much of a...
Rougned Odor

WATCH: Rougned Odor hits second home run of Opening Day

What's better than homering in your first at-bat of the season? Homering in your first two at-bats. Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor did just that. Odor, who had...
Carlos Gomez

WATCH: Carlos Gomez crushes 461-foot HR on Opening Day

Texas Rangers centerfielder Carlos Gomez hit a ball into the stratosphere on Monday against the Cleveland Indians to give his team an early 2-1 lead. It was a...
MLB overreactions, Rougned Odor

WATCH: Rougned Odor blasts HR on Opening Day

Texas Rangers star Rougned Odor got his 2017 season off on a good note. In his first at-bat of the season, Odor took Cleveland Indians ace Corey...
Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard’s perfection of sinker will spark dominant season

Noah Syndergaard sent a clear message to the rest of the National League in the New York Mets opening day win over the Atlanta Braves. When you...
Mark Trumbo

WATCH: Mark Trumbo hits walk-off HR in 11th inning to beat Blue Jays

Baltimore Orioles slugger Mark Trumbo used some of his prodigious power Monday with a walk-off home run to beat the Toronto Blue Jays. The game was tied up at...
Miguel Sano

WATCH: Miguel Sano destroys ball on laser shot HR

Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano got his 2017 season started with a blast Monday when he took a Danny Duffy pitch personally and sent it packing on a...
LGBTQ film, MLB

MLB first national sports league to license LGBTQ film

For a sports league as rooted in tradition as the MLB has been in the past, Monday was an eye-opener. Not long after commissioner Rob Manfred made...
Rob Gronkowski Tom Brady

WATCH: Rob Gronkowski ‘steals’ Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey at Red Sox opener

On the very day Tom Brady got his stolen Super Bowl LI jersey back, Rob Gronkowski stole it away from him again. Of course, this time it was...
Rob Manfred

Rob Manfred: MLB should join dialogue to change sports gambling regulation

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred raised some eyebrows with comments made regarding gambling regulation on Monday morning. Appearing on ESPN's Mike and Mike, Manfred said MLB is...
Clayton Kershaw

Clayton Kershaw salary more in 2017 than entire Padres’ Opening Day roster

We know the Los Angeles Dodgers aren't opposed to spending big money to stay competitive. The same cannot be said for the San Diego Padres, whose entire...
Madison Bumgarner

WATCH: Madison Bumgarner hits second Opening Day HR

One day into the season and the league leader in home runs is San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. Yes, you read that right, Madison Bumgarner is...
Madison Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner proves he’s MLB’s most dangerous weapon with Opening Day HR

Who says pitchers can't hit? The season is just one day old and San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has notched his first home run of the season....