22 October 2016: Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw (22) prior to the start of game action of game six of the National League Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

MLB pitchers give up more home runs when jet lagged, according to science

For years, the general assumption has been that teams flying from one coast to another or skipping over two time zones may be more vulnerable to jet lag. Now, unless it is reviewed soon by the government, we have scientific data to suggest that is actually the case. The National Academy of Sciences concluded Major League […]

CLEVELAND, OH – NOVEMBER 1: A general view of the exterior of Progressive Field prior to Game 6 of the 2016 World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by LG Patterson/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Cleveland Indians set to host 2019 MLB All-Star Game, leaving other clubs on waiting list

The good times are rolling in Cleveland for the local sports scene (pay no attention to the Browns), and Major League Baseball is hoping that will still be the case two years from now. That is because the MLB All-Star Game is being slated to return to Cleveland for the first time since 1997 for […]

Phillies shut down Aaron Nola for remainder of season

The season is over for young Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola. Nola was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday, making an assumed season shutdown official. Nola has met with Dr. James Andrews to evaluate some shoulder concerns. Dr. Andrews diagnosed Nola with a low-grade sprain of his UCL and a low-grade strain of his […]

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 12: Jenrry Mejia #58 of the New York Mets in action against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Citi Field on July 12, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. The Mets defeated the Diamondbacks 5-3. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ Jenrry Mejia claims MLB, players’ union were on witch hunt to ban him

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia became the first player to be banned by Major League Baseball for a violation of using performance enhancing drugs last month. In a story published Friday by the New York Times, Mejia claims he is actually the victim of a witch hunt by Major League Baseball and did not […]

CHICAGO, IL – FEBRUARY 11: Brandon Green, a catcher and pitcher for the Jackie Robinson West Little League baseball team, speaks during a press conference after learning the team would be stripped of their national champion title on February 11, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The team was forced to forfeit all of their 2014 wins after the league found they had players on their roster that lived outside the teams boundaries. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

ESPN, Stephen A. Smith and Little League International sued by parents of Jackie Robinson West

The 2014 Little League World Series run by Jackie Robinson West from Chicago exhibited both the best and worst of what the Little League World Series has become. The South Siders slugged their way to the United States title but had their championship stripped in 2015 for violations involving the use of ineligible players. In […]

Ask Amy column duped by Keith Hernandez plot from Seinfeld fan

NBC last aired a new episode of Seinfeld in 1998, but the lasting legacy of the show continues to find new ways to live on forever. From an Australian bar inspired by none other than George Costanza to the annual celebration of Festivus, Seinfeld has proven to have some serious staying power. Our latest example […]

PHOENIX, AZ – JUNE 01: Aroldis Chapman #54 of the Cincinnati Reds delivers a ninth inning pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on June 1, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. Reds won 4-3. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Yankees trade for Aroldis Chapman despite looming suspension possibility

The New York Yankees have added some heat to the bullpen. Aroldis Chapman is a New York Yankee according to multiple reports from baseball’s finest reporters on Monday. Chapman, a four-time all-star with the Reds, had a 1.63 ERA and 1.146 WHIP this past season along with a 15.7 K/9 ratio working in his favor. […]