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2024 MLB Park Factors — which stadiums will affect your fantasy baseball teams the most?

February 22nd, 2024

There weren’t many relevant changes to stadiums during the offseason, with the lone exception possibly being Toronto eliminating some foul territory. Of course, Rogers Centre surprisingly decreased home runs (-4%) last season after increasing them an MLB-high 28% in 2022 despite renovations that were expected to make Toronto an even bigger launching pad. Whether that’s […]

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P Mitch Keller reportedly agrees to five-year, $77 million extension with Pirates

February 22nd, 2024

Mitch Keller reportedly just got paid, and it’s not even Friday night. On Thursday, the right-handed pitcher and Pittsburgh Pirates agreed to a five-year, $77 million extension to keep Keller with the team through his prime, according to ESPN. The 27 year old is coming off his first All-Star nod after pitching in a career-high […]

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Tim Anderson agrees with Miami Marlins on 1-year, $5.5 million deal

February 22nd, 2024

Tim Anderson was the hero for the White Sox in the 2021 Field of Dreams Game, hitting a two-run, walk-off home run to beat the Yankees in Dyersville, Iowa. (Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/Tribune News Service via Getty Images) The Miami Marlins have made a late free-agent addition, signing shortstop Tim Anderson to a 1-year deal agreed to […]

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With Ayoka Lee still not 100 percent, how far can she carry Kansas State?

February 22nd, 2024

Ayoka Lee of Kansas State huddles with her teammates after scoring a basket in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at Bramlage Coliseum on Jan. 10, 2024, in Manhattan, Kansas. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images) After a solid showing in 2021-22, last season should have been Kansas State’s year. The Wildcats had a core […]

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Q&A: What might an MLB owner ask Trevor Bauer? Here’s what he had to say

February 22nd, 2024

Trevor Bauer pitches for the Dodgers against the San Francisco Giants on June 28, 2021, at Dodger Stadium. He has not pitched in a major leagues since then. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press) On a Monday night three years ago, the Dodgers’ Trevor Bauer threw what might have been the last pitch of his […]

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Motocross star and X Games medalist Jayo Archer dies at 27 while practicing trick

February 22nd, 2024

Jayo Archer, a Nitro Circus member, was the first rider to perform a triple backflip on a dirtbike in competition. (Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Motocross star and former X Games medalist Jayden “Jayo” Archer died while practicing a backflip trick on Wednesday in Australia. He was 27. Archer, who was a member of […]

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NASCAR to examine fuel-saving strategy teams used in Daytona 500

February 22nd, 2024

NASCAR is taking a “much deeper dive” into the fuel-saving strategy Cup teams employed during Monday’s Daytona 500, which saw drivers racing at close to half-throttle at some points. Elton Sawyer, senior vice president of competition for NASCAR, made the comments Tuesday morning on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. “Ultimately, we want to drop the green flag […]

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Dodgers DH Shohei Ohtani, P Yoshinobu Yamamoto on track to start in Seoul Series

February 22nd, 2024

Baseball fans in South Korea are on track to get the first official look at Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto in Dodger blue. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told the media Tuesday that Ohtani is on track to start at designated hitter and Yamamoto and fellow pitcher Tyler Glasnow are considered “safe bets” to play in […]

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Agent Scott Boras holds a full house of unsigned high-profile clients. Will MLB teams pay up?

February 22nd, 2024

Agent Scott Boras responds to questions during a news conference at the Major League Baseball winter meetings in December in Nashville. (George Walker IV / Associated Press) Scott Boras has represented baseball players since 1980. He’s negotiated untold billions for his clients. In fact, he’s negotiated contracts totaling more than $1 billion in a single […]

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