From Pitchers to Shortstops: A Beginner’s Guide to Baseball

Baseball is one of the most popular team sports on the planet. It’s a quintessentially American sport, but it is popular in other parts of the world as well. For newcomers to the game, it can be a bit confusing. That’s the case whenever you are introduced to a sport for the first time. This…

Class Of 2016 Welcomed To Cooperstown By Huge Induction Ceremony Crowd

Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza Formally Inducted into Hall of Fame Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza rewrote the record books during their historic big league careers. On Sunday, Griffey and Piazza were part of baseball lore once more, as their Hall of Fame induction brought historic crowds to Cooperstown. And along the way, both…

MLB Names LHP Steven Matz NL Rookie Of The Month For May

Major League Baseball announced today that lefthanded pitcher Steven Matz was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May.Matz, who turned 25 on May 29, went 4-0 with a 1.83 ERA (seven earned runs/34.1 innings) in five starts in May. He issued four walks, struck out 31 and opponents hit .180 against him…

Leyland To Manage Team USA In 2017 WBC

USA Baseball announced today that Jim Leyland has been named the manager of Team USA for the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Currently serving as a special assistant for the Detroit Tigers, Leyland, a three-time Manager of the Year Award winner, will make his international coaching debut for Team USA in the fourth installment of the…

MLB Unveils 2016 Special Event Uniforms

New Jerseys and Caps Created to Celebrate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day Updated Designs Unveiled for Memorial Day, Fourth of July & All-Star Events Major League Baseball yesterday unveiled its complete lineup of special event uniforms for the 2016 Championship Season. For the first time MLB Clubs will celebrate Mother’s Day and Father’s Day in specially…