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Mike Moustakas is about to break one of baseball's most meager home run records
After the 1983 season, then-Royals GM John Schuerholz, who was recently inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, traded for Balboni. Just shy of his 27th birthday, Balboni had long been a big-time home run hitter in the Yankees' system, going deep 153 ...
'Skunk in the outfield': How the most epic trick play in history broke baseball
The Portsmouth High Patriots, like almost every high school baseball team, kept a trick play in their pocket. Theirs was called the "phantom pickoff throw": The pitcher would spin as if making a pickoff attempt but keep the ball tucked in his glove ...
The American Greed Report: That baseball card in the attic can be worth a fortune—if you play your cards right
Mastro helped to pioneer online auctions of baseball cards and other memorabilia. But unbeknownst to the thousands of collectors who used his services, many of the auctions were rigged. In 2013, he admitted using a system of so-called shill bidders ...
Baseball-Highlights from Friday's MLB games
Chris Taylor banged out four hits, drove in two runs and scored once to lead the steamrolling Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers, their fifth straight win and 20th in their last 23. Rich Hill (9-4) gave up six hits and three ...
100 years ago today, two Hall of Famers got arrested for playing baseball on a Sunday
Believe it or not, there was a time it was illegal to play baseball on Sundays. Decades ago, the same blue laws that today don't allow people in certain states to buy alcohol or cars on Sundays, also applied to baseball. That's how it came to be that ...
Meet the Mariners' Amanda Hopkins, the first female full-time baseball scout in more than 50 years
15, 2017, photo, Amanda Hopkins talks on a panel on women in baseball before a baseball game between the Seattle Mariners and the Baltimore Orioles in Seattle. Hopkins, 24, is about to complete her second year as an area scout for the Mariners, ...
'I'd tell them what I wanted to be and everyone thought I'd grow out of it': How baseball fan, 24, broke down ...
Amanda Hopkins 1st full-time female baseball scout in over 50 years
Hopkins 1st full-time female baseball scout in over 50 years
How Do You Like Me Now? Baseball Writers Dish On Dodgers Yasiel Puig
With the Dodgers' right fielder's recent play in mind, and especially after Wednesday night's dramtic ninth-inning win at Chavez Ravine, I wondered how the Wild Horse's act is playing with people in and around baseball. A how-do-you-like-me-now kind of ...
New York Times
A Baseball Manager Retires Again, Knowing It Rarely Sticks
New York Times
Every baseball lifer has a story to tell, and while Droddy is not actually the former, he has quite a few of the latter. Droddy spent 20 years in the Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant colonel at age 42 to attend Harvard Law School. When he soured on ...
New York Post
Fantasy baseball production hiding where you least expect it
New York Post
We're at a point in the season where any type of fantasy production you can find on the waiver wires is a positive. It's time to dig deep — really deep — because there's value everywhere, even the places you least expect it. You know, like, San Diego ...