11 rookies poised to electrify on postseason stage
There's no bigger stage to make a name for yourself than the postseason. Here are the rookies who could become the next October stars in 2022.
The playoffs will be full of superstars who've been there before, from Aaron Judge to Jacob deGrom to Justin Verlander to Freddie Freeman. But...
Where to sit to catch a historic Judge homer
Aaron Judge is putting together one of the most impressive power seasons in Major League history. While he may not be getting to Barry Bonds’ Major League record of 73 home runs, the more realistic target is still in sight, which is getting to the American League record of 61...
Best hitting season ever? Here's the case for Judge
This story was published Monday night in the lead up to Aaron Judge hitting his 60th home run on Tuesday.
This is going to sound like total nonsense, but we’re going to say it anyway: Too much attention is being paid to Aaron Judge’s pursuit of Babe Ruth, Roger Maris...
How Pujols is crushing his way to 700
How has Albert Pujols gotten here, to the verge of 700 home runs?
How has he gone on this incredible home run surge -- 12 home runs since Aug. 10 -- to get to 698 in the final weeks of his final season?
How has the Cardinals legend started hitting...
Is WAR really capturing Ohtani's full value?
Aaron Judge is going to break the all-time American League home run record while sometimes playing center field for a struggling yet playoff-bound Yankees team that he’s keeping afloat nearly by himself. Imagine not voting him as the Most Valuable Player.
Shohei Ohtani is going to hit 35-plus homers while...
Every team's hardest-hit home run
Baseball has always been a simple game. You throw the ball hard. You hit the ball hard. And sometimes, the ball is hit with such force that you can’t help but ask yourself, “Just how hard was that thing hit?!”
Thanks to Statcast, we now know the exit velocity of...
Longest home runs for every MLB team
Ever since Babe Ruth launched Major League Baseball into the Live Ball Era with his awe-inspiring home runs, wowed fans have been asking: "How far did that ball go?"
Statcast has given us a whole new tool to answer that question, thanks to the tracking technology at every MLB ballpark....
The longest homers measured since 2015
Few people on the planet can describe the feeling of hitting a ball so far that even the camera operators have trouble tracking its flight. On June 21, 2019, Nomar Mazara joined that exclusive club -- and raised the bar for peak homer distance.
Mazara, who was already no stranger...
Pitch timer, shift restrictions among announced rule changes for '23
A pitch timer, limits on defensive shifts and bigger bases are coming to Major League Baseball in 2023.
Following recent experiments in the Minor Leagues, the recently formed Joint Competition Committee voted Friday in favor of three rule changes aimed at improving pace of play, action and safety at the...
Judge's run to 60 might be harder than anyone else's
Aaron Judge appears well on his way to a 60-homer season. Assuming he pulls it off, he’s going to be part of one of the most exclusive and elite clubs in baseball history. Babe Ruth did it in 1927. Roger Maris did it in 1961. Then, Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire...