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.
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.
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.
The MLB Players Association has appealed the 211-game suspension of Alex Rodriguez. What’s next for the former MVP? Bill Littlefield shares insights from A-Rod’s high school coach, Sports Illustrated Legal Analyst Michael McCann, and CBSSports.com National Baseball Writer Danny Knobler.
Major League Baseball has suspended Yankees star Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, leading some fans to lament the state of the game. Bill Littlefield offers some encouraging words.
The Boston Red Sox are hoping to close the 2013 MLB season on a high note after acquiring pitcher Jake Peavy at the trade deadline. Bill Littlefield was at Fenway Park after the news broke.
None of this year’s inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame are still alive. How will Cooperstown handle a ceremony that’s light on living star power because of Steroids Era backlash? David Sommerstein of of North Country Public Radio has our story.
The MLB All-Star Game festivities are over, and it’s time for teams to focus on making the playoffs. Bill Littlefield compiles some observations from players on teams that have reasons for optimism.