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, he's one homer away from setting a new American League record of 62, after he tied Roger Maris...
2022's strongest throwing arm belongs to ...
Back in 2017, a then-19-year-old Ronald Acuña Jr. appeared in Miami at the Futures Game. He had the hardest-hit ball of the evening, but he also showed off his arm, uncorking a pair of throws -- each tracked at over 95 MPH. "\[Those throws are\] something that I do all...
Yankee Stadium's effect on Judge's HR chase just might surprise you
Aaron Judge has 60 home runs, a number that is part milestone (he’s just one away from tying the American League record, if you haven’t heard) and part legend (while 60 isn’t the single-season MLB record or even close to it, it’s a number that’s been burned into the hearts...
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...
These are the Statcast standout players in each category
The best baseball players in the world thrill us on a daily basis with their incredible skills. And through the use of Google Cloud technology, Statcast provides us with never-before-seen ways to highlight, quantify and appreciate everything that these MLB stars do on the field.
The five tools are a...
Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
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....