Moving into the final two weeks of the season, the Atlanta Braves are among the top teams in baseball. But the year hasn’t gone according to plan: many of their key players have been hurt or under-performed. With so much going wrong, reporter Phil Graitcer looks into what went right.
What’s better than a Jackie Robinson autograph? Bill Littlefield recounts a 77-year-old’s story of Robinson and Preacher Roe of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Will any team be able to catch the Detroit Tigers? Can the Tigers change their playoff stripes? Matthew Mowery of the Oakland Free Press joins Bill Littlefield to answer these questions and more.
After 20 years posting losing seasons, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have a winning season. Bill Littlefield speaks with Gene Collier of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to find out how it all happened.
Should pre-teens competing at the Little League World Series be paid? Yahoo! Sports’ National Columnist Dan Wetzel thinks so.
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.
Middle infielder Jake Elmore did everything but hawk peanuts and Cracker Jack for the Houston Astros on Monday, pitching, catching and batting in the same game. But, as Karen Given explains, there’s precedent for pro athletes donning multiple hats.
The MLB is hoping to expand its use of instant replay. But not everyone is happy with the proposed changes. SI.com’s Jay Jaffe shares his thoughts with Doug Tribou.
Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. But, integrated baseball didn’t come to Birmingham, Alabama for another 17 seasons. Author Larry Colton joins Bill Littlefield to chat about those events and his new book, “Southern League.”
The Brewers occupy last place in the NL Central and recently lost star Ryan Braun to the Biogenesis scandal. As such, the team felt it owed something to the fans, so they’re giving out vouchers. LaToya Dennis reports from Milwaukee.