The backstory behind mascot-on-mascot crime, the irony of cinema and minor league baseball colliding, and how ballplayers are speaking with their eyes.
Yoenis Cespedes homered three times, Michael Brantley walked off the White Sox, and a cat got stuck in the Marlins’ home run sculpture.
Michael Pineda learns what it means to be Michael Pineda, while in the bleachers, euphemisms float in the wind.
Joey Gallo shows his pros and cons, Stephen Piscotty has a rough trip around the bases, and Albert Almora Jr. robs Matt Adams.
A new frontrunner for best baseball video game and an unpoppable bubble.
The defending American League champs look every bit as strong, thanks largely to Francona, Miller, and Allen.
Jeurys Familia’s suspension looms, Yadier Molina and the Cardinals talk extension, and the Dodgers’ depth is tested early.
Matt transcribes a sample inning of Jose Canseco’s broadcast debut, Emma finds the ideal athlete social media presence, and Kate encourages some GMs to engage in shower thoughts.
Didi Gregorius is hurt, the Nationals are trying to find a closer, and Matt Harvey is trying to find his velocity.
Patrick stumbles upon a random baseball quote that summarizes how to write, Bryan breaks out his Monster Manual to preview the 2017 season, and Emma sees a fear of quietness in every half-inning break.
David Price, Ian Desmond, and Anthony DeSclafani are out for Opening Day and beyond.
How the Kochi Fighting Dogs might add more talent, and how MLB get get its hands off Matt’s idealized baseball.
San Francisco’s rotation battle, injured stars returning, and Scott Kazmir is hurting again.
We know Ty Kelly wants you to know his heart. We don’t know if Josh Phegley exists. And Kurt Suzuki we know all too well.