Mets’ Daniel Murphy sets mark with homer in sixth straight playoff game

Murphy set a major league record with homers in six straight postseason games, snapping a tie with Carlos Beltran, who homered in five straight games during the 2004 postseason with the Houston Astros. Beltran went on to sign a seven-year,…

Evolution of traditional champagne celebrations in baseball

Matt Harvey knew what was coming. He fully expected David Wright to spray champagne on him and for Michael Cuddyer to pour it over his head while Harvey attempted to do an interview. Following their NL East title party last…

Hey, Cubs and Mets fans — here’s why you should watch the ALCS

Welcome, Mets and Cubs fans, to the league championship series to which no one outside Kansas City and Canada has been paying attention. I mean, really, was anyone shocked that the Cubs lost in the NLCS and failed to reach…

Storylines favor over Mets-Royals, but is that best matchup?

Amid the champagne-laced celebration, David Wright was reveling in the New York Mets winning the pennant, not yet looking ahead to their American League opponent.

Top 10 Young Players In Major League Baseball

Rosenthal took a St. Louis Cardinals bullpen job last season and never relinquished it, making 74 appearances and amassing an impressive 12.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Boston Red Sox fans will remember the 23-year-old’s blistering fastball from the 2013 World…

David Price hopes to shake postseason stigma once and for all

After 12 meetings this season, the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays are as familiar with each other’s approaches, tendencies, strengths and weaknesses as they’re ever going to be. With one or possibly two games remaining in the American…

Bautista’s bat flip made Joey Bats a polarizing name

He’s the face of Blue Jays baseball, front and center in every poster around Toronto. He’s a six-time All-Star who regularly engages with fans from his robust social media following. “I’m not lately,” Bautista said during batting practice before Game…