MLB trends: Guardians’ José Ramírez flirting with 162 RBI; Twins’ Luis Arraez is league’s best contact hitter

MLB trends: Guardians' José Ramírez flirting with 162 RBI;  Twins' Luis Arraez is league's best contact hitter

The 2022 MLB regular season is more than two months old and the contenders are separating themselves from the contenders. Several teams that started out hot are coming back to Earth (like the Angels) and others that started slowly are climbing the standings (like the Braves). That said, there’s still a lot — a LOT … Read more

David Ross’ job security, Manny Machado on Christopher Morel and Marquee’s position

David Ross' job security, Manny Machado on Christopher Morel and Marquee's position

As Jed Hoyer and David Ross face mounting questions about the Cubs’ downward spiral, Theo Epstein posed for pictures while reclining in Wrigley Field’s outfield basket. The symbolism — and the smile on Epstein’s face — became hard to miss on Cubs Twitter the day the team snapped a recent 10-game losing streak. Epstein drew … Read more

MLB odds: Backing Yankees pays off for bettors

MLB odds: Backing Yankees pays off for bettors

There are two groups celebrating the Yankees’ blazing start — Yankees fans and bettors who have been backing the Bronx Bombers (if the bettors aren’t Yankees fans). The Yankees are the first team to 50 wins this season and lead MLB in home runs (111 entering Wednesday) and team ERA (2.84). Outfielder Aaron Judge leads … Read more

Dodgers’ Steve Romero Set For First MLB Game Since 2016

Dodgers' Steve Romero Set For First MLB Game Since 2016

The Dodgers plan to select the contract of outfielder Stephen Romero on Wednesday, reports JP Hoornstra of the Southern California News Group. He’ll take the place of infielder Hanser Alberto, who is being placed on the paternity list. It’ll be Romero’s first big league appearance since 2016, capping a six-year odyssey that’s taken him around … Read more

Who is the AL’s Most Irreplaceable Player in 2022?

Jose Ramirez

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Who is baseball’s most irreplaceable player in 2022? This doesn’t mean the most valuable player, and in terms of the playoff hunt, the hardest player to replace isn’t necessarily the best one. Some teams are either cruising to the playoffs or effectively eliminated in practice, if not in purely mathematical terms … Read more