Topic: Baseball

September 5, 2014

The new Classical is here! The new Classical is here!

June 10, 2014

Super-prospect Gregory Polanco is finally on his way to Pittsburgh. How and why this well-deserved call took so long to come has a lot to do with MLB's broken Super Two system, but also something to do with the micro-scale workaday weirdness of the Pirates.

June 6, 2014

In which our heroes more or less give up on the baseball aspect of things and focus more on Yo Gotti, junket-jumping, and violence against Tampa Bay Rays.

May 27, 2014

A Saturday afternoon White Sox game is usually a profoundly restful experience. On bobble head day, it's something else entirely.

May 16, 2014

CC Sabathia visited Dr. James Andrews and escaped. And yet there is still the sense that the end is near, if not nearly here.

May 7, 2014

The Milwaukee Brewers have been among the best teams in baseball thus far, both in terms of how well they play on the field and the exquisiteness of their troll-game. In both cases, though, there's room for improvement.

April 25, 2014

In which Anthony Rizzo hits meatballs with a bat, CC Sabathia is forced to do accents, and the end, mercifully, appears to be near.

April 22, 2014

The search for an acceptable level of on-field baseball swagger continues, and players continue to get in actual fights about it. This is not as bad as it sounds.

April 17, 2014

You are Adam Kennedy. You had a fruitful career in pro baseball, earning more than $20 million and winning a World Series ring with the 2002 Angels. You  belted three homers in one ALCS game.  You see a ghost.

April 15, 2014

Week two of our quest to decipher MTV2's baffling MLB collaboration, "Off The Bat." This week: talking sad reality television with Jeremy Guthrie, bullying Adam Jones into dancing, and the question of who this is all even for.