Alex Rodriguez is fighting the 211-game suspension issued by Major League Baseball for alleged doping. But on Wednesday, he walked out of his own arbitration hearing. Bill speaks with Wendy Thurm, who’s been following the story for FanGraphs.com.
OAG’s Karen Given has been covering the Red Sox throughout their World Series Championship run. She shares her experience with Bill Littlefield.
St. Louis Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha is just 22 years old, but he is 4-0 this postseason. Bill Littlefield looks at Wacha’s sudden stardom.
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox are squaring off in the World Series — and not for the first time. ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian joins Bill to discuss the storied history between the teams.
With the World Series kicking off, Bill Littlefield is thinking about the different ways fans appreciate the game of baseball.
An excerpt from “Expanding the Strike Zone: Baseball in the Age of Free Agency” by Daniel Gilbert.
Author Daniel Gilbert examines how baseball has been shaped and modified from the postwar boom to today. He joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the history and the meaning of the sport’s changes.
Beards have been sprouting up on Red Sox players since spring training. Only A Game’s Karen Given takes a look at this year’s playoff phenomenon.
MLB general managers Dan Duquette, Ben Cherington and Neal Huntington share more than an occupation. They also share an alma mater. Duquette, GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Bill Littlefield to explain how a small liberal arts college in Western Massachusetts has created a pipeline to MLB front offices.
Haley Smilow is 12 years old, and she’s already interviewed more than 20 professional baseball players. She joins Bill Littlefield to share some of her favorite moments on the job.