Major League Baseball

A look into Major League Baseball’s massive home run surge in 2019

As quickly as Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Caleb Ferguson unleashed a fastball meant to hit the back of catcher Austin Barnes’ mitt, his pitch was even more swiftly sent into the left-field bleachers. For Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Villar,…

Baseball Twitter buzzes about Orioles’ surprising start, Harper being booed

The Nationals and Orioles are heading in opposite directions in the early part of the 2019 season.

The Washington Nationals have missed Bryce Harper

Nationals superstar Bryce Harper returns to Washington’s lineup this week, just in time for the playoffs.

Orioles’ recent success due to many home runs, few walks

Under manager Buck Showalter and general manager Dan Duquette’s watch, the Orioles have formed a successful lineup that hits many home runs and draws few walks.

Nationals’ Anthony Rendon doesn’t have much MVP buzz, but he should

The Washington Nationals have the National League’s second-best record. One of the main reasons: the elite-level play of third baseman Anthony Rendon.

How to build an MLB team that will win the World Series–or at least come close

Based on the conversations we have with one another about our favorite MLB clubs, we all think we would be a great general manager capable of building the perfect, title-winning baseball team. We’re all wrong, at least some of the time, because even the “best” team often does not win the championship.

Fanalytics Ep. 4: Unstoppable Bulls, the Sleepy Floyd Award & Baseball

Connor and Gabe discuss odd basketball trends, present the first ever Sleepy Floyd award, take credit for the Cavaliers losing spell and hit hypothetical baseballs.

Do MLB pitchers suffer from World Baseball Classic participation?

Now playing in its fourth World Baseball Classic, Team USA has quickly established a tradition of bringing its B-list pitching staff to the international stage while the nation’s best arms choose to stay in Spring Training.

Are MLB teams paying closers for production or a mindset?

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland – Chicago Cubs free agent pitcher Aroldis Chapman is believed to be looking for a $100 million contract this offseason, stirring the pot that sits atop baseball’s hot stove. RELATED STORY: What’s Mark Trumbo really worth to…

Dangerously Delicious Pies Supplies the Sweet Taste of Victory

Oriole walk-off wins and pie celebrations have become synonymous in Charm City, thanks to Dangerously Delicious Pies.