Baseball

counterpoint

Actually, the Wild Card Format is Bad

Adding a second Wild Card team to make a one-game playoff is a flawed solution to a nonexistent problem.
Hannah Keyser
10.3.18
mlb

MLB's Young Stars Set to Dominate Playoffs

MLB playoff rosters are chock full of young stars who have been playing like established veterans.
Rachael McDaniel
10.2.18
mlb

Federal Grand Jury Subpoenas MLB Club Officials on International Dealings

The FBI has flagged club officials for certain shady transactions pertaining to youth development in Latin America.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.28.18
mlb

Bob Uecker Drenched in Beer as Brewers Make Playoffs for First Time Since 2011

The Milwaukee Brewers sportscaster and 'Major League' star took a long beer shower with the boys after they clinched a spot in the postseason.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.27.18
mlb

Max Scherzer is a Perfect Nightmare of a Pitcher

The Washington Nationals ace recently recorded his 300th strikeout of the season at the age of 34. He shows no sign of slowing down, either.
Rachael McDaniel
9.27.18
Gross

Detroit Tigers Concessions Worker Seen Spitting on Food

The Comerica Park food services employee was filmed spitting on pizza crust before covering it with sauce. He is in police custody and may face charges.
Sean Newell
9.24.18
mlb

The 2018 Baltimore Orioles: a Marvel of Bad Baseball

Of all the seasons of futility that the Orioles franchise has seen over the past two decades, the 2018 season has been the worst.
Rachael McDaniel
9.20.18
Boston

Most Boston Dudes Ever Hold Red Sox Banner for Ransom

Two guys found an AL East championship banner on the side of the road they believe is intended to hang in Fenway Park. They want the Red Sox to pony up some playoff tickets in exchange for its safe return.
Sean Newell
9.19.18
mlb

Shohei Ohtani Would Be a Nightmare Matchup for Shohei Ohtani

The one pitcher the Los Angeles Angels' power-hitting rookie sensation might struggle against the most is himself.
Drew Fairservice
9.17.18
mlb

David Wright Was the Ultimate Met

The Mets third baseman has been a specter since 2015 but, before that, he was on a Hall of Fame track.
Howard Megdal
9.14.18
mlb

The Sad, Futile Greatness of Jacob deGrom

The New York Mets ace just broke a record of dominance that stood as long as the Chicago Cubs World Series drought. And he can't buy a win.
Rachael McDaniel
9.13.18
nice guys finish

Brandon McCarthy Will Finish Career with 69 Wins and a 4.20 ERA

The Braves pitcher and Twitter legend goes out in style.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.12.18
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