For most of recorded history, it hasn’t been desirable to be left-handed.
What is the coldest month of the baseball calendar? Are the Minnesota Twins destined to freeze every year? We look at those questions and more.
Look him up and shake his hand. Appreciate the man.
Whose “Homer at the Bat” team would have won a theoretical softball game — Mr. Burns’ crew of sepia-toned Hall of Famers, or Mr. Smithers’ team of early 90s All-Stars?
Finding a scapegoat can be a difficult, but gratifying process.
Debunking the myths on why southpaw catchers can’t succeed in the majors.
How do we best get a handle, really, on the American Pastime?
Back in the day, the role of the commissioner was created to help clean up baseball. Baseball no longer needs cleaning up.
The latest work by Dirk Hayhurst expertly relays the rollercoaster story of his 2010 season, one which found him sink to and recover from rock bottom.
Last season, the Astros became just the second team to switch leagues. What lessons did we learn from the switch?
Labels have real power. Phrases like “million dollar arm” can be descriptive, but they can also be dangerous.
These days, it can feel as though we know every player’s story, past and present. But sometimes, a player slips through the cracks.
The life of a beat writer isn’t all exciting travel and rubbing elbows with star players.
The seventh-inning stretch ain’t what it used to be.
When will we see the first females in these roles?
Some teams are reliable performers, others are far from it
Which team’s symbol is the most ferocious?
The WPS Index comes back, just in time for October. (And late September.)
Baseball is all about numbers, but which ones are the best?
When times are tough, the game can act as a salve.