The grass is just a little bit greener, the hot dogs and pretzels smell just a little bit tastier and, despite what the thermometer outside may say, it always feels just a bit warmer. Welcome to Major League Baseball's Opening Day for the 2014 season!
If you thought that the pitch that hit A-Rod was bad, you haven't seen this. A pitch got away from New York Mets' pitcher Jonathan Niese during Wednesday's game. The result was a 90-mile-per-hour fastball connecting with Atlanta Braves outfielder Jason Heyward.
Bring sixteen die-hard baseball fans from around the world, put them in a fully-loaded apartment in New York City, deck them out in colorful team garb and have them tweet, post and blog about watching every World Baseball Classic game at all hours of the day and night. That’s what’s been happening since the first pitch of the 2013 WBC as part of MLB Fan Cave: World Baseball Classic Edition.
Zack Greinke and Josh Hamilton were the big-ticket items in free agency this winter, but the intrigue belonged to Melky Cabrera. How would his dismissal from the World Champion San Francisco Giants, and his suspension for performance enhancing drugs, impact his contract? He would leave money on the table because of his actions, but how much? How much were PEDs contributing to his performance? I'll
Jeter does it again. One of baseball's highest paid talents.
Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees ended their protracted contract stalemate Saturday, reaching an agreement on a three-year contract with a creative and complicated player option for 2014.