Washington Nationals Bullpen Woes Must Be Resolved Internally

With the exception of Jeremy Guthrie's first inning collapse Saturday night, the Washington Nationals have gotten off to a good start in 2017. Winning three...

Gary Sanchez Exits Game Early with Arm Injury

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez, who is coming off a sensational rookie campaign, left today's game against the Baltimore Orioles early with an...

Astros Win Opening Series Against Mariners

The Houston Astros have begun their 2017 campaign with an in-division series win against the Seattle Mariners.

Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 41: Early Season Rain Delays

The season isn't even a week old and we already have opinions about rule changes. Greg Hessen talks about the consequences of the time...

Lance McCullers is Poised to Become a Household Name

At this time in 2014, Dallas Keuchel was nobody. The Houston Astros were coming off three consecutive seasons with 106 or more losses -...

“Quality Start” Needs Redefining

“Quality Start” Needs Redefining. Gauging the performance of a starting pitcher is difficult. The quality start stat is no longer an indicator of success.

Blue Jays Need Momentum Shift Against Rays

The Toronto Blue Jays will hope to hit the ground running when they open up a four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays at...

Braves Sign Ryan Howard to Minor League Deal

The Atlanta Braves are a few years away from contending. They have a few solid, young players in the majors, but their hopes for...

Top Four MLB Regression Candidates

Every season, a few players come out of nowhere to outperform their careers numbers. In some cases, such seasons indicate players breaking out to...

Stephen Piscotty Signs Contract Extension with St. Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals have announced a contract extension with right fielder Stephen Piscotty. First reported by Jon Morosi of MLB Network, the Cardinals...