Jose Altuve suffered a hamstring strain on Monday, and is now on the 10-day injured list. (Image: Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle)

Jose Altuve Lands on 10-Day Injured List with Left Hamstring Strain

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve got off to a slow start in the first two weeks of the MLB season. He’ll now miss at least 10 days after straining his left hamstring during Houston’s 8-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. The Astros placed Altuve on the […]

Steven Kwan came out of the gates hot, putting together one of the best first weeks of any player in MLB history. (Image: Jay Biggerstaff/USA Today Sports)

MLB Hot Starts: Rookies Steven Kwan, Seiya Suzuki Make Their Marks

Steven Kwan started his MLB career with a blistering first week, with just his first five games being enough to launch him into the conversation for AL Rookie of the Year. As of Wednesday evening, FanDuel Sportsbook lists Kwan as the +650 third choice to win the AL Rookie of […]

Clayton Kershaw threw seven perfect innings against the Twins on Wednesday before manager Dave Roberts pulled him from the game. (Image: Bruce Kluckhohn/USA Today Sports)

Roberts Pulls Clayton Kershaw After Seven Perfect Innings, Dodgers Win 7-0

Clayton Kershaw retired the first 21 batters he saw against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon, putting him within two innings of a perfect game. But Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts didn’t give the 34-year-old lefty the opportunity to finish the job. Roberts pulled Kershaw after seven innings of […]

Roki Sasaki threw a perfect game while striking out 19 batters on Sunday for the Chiba Lotte Marines of Nippon Professional Baseball. (Image: Kyodo News/AP)

Roki Sasaki: When Can Bettors Expect to See the Japanese Phenom in MLB?

Over the weekend, Roki Sasaki threw one of the most astounding games of any pitcher in baseball history. It’s the kind of performance that gets the attention of MLB teams, fans, and bettors. But, you shouldn’t hold your breath waiting for the 20-year-old to make his way over to the […]

Fernando Tatis Jr. could lead the San Diego Padres to the World Series – if he can manage to get back to full health. (Image: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty)

Five MLB Players for Bettors to Watch in 2022

Heading into the 2022 MLB season, there are a few players who have the potential to singlehandedly carry their teams to the playoffs or beyond. Those same players could also sink their teams’ chances if they fail to live up to expectations. Below, you’ll find my picks for the top […]

There are a number of tempting options on MLB betting markets that aren’t worth your time heading into the 2022 season. (Image: Neville E. Guard/USA Today Sports)

Swing and a Miss: Five Bets for Baseball Bettors to Avoid

As Opening Day draws closer, we’ve covered a lot of different MLB betting angles for gamblers to consider. From player awards to team futures, there are dozens of ways to get action on baseball before the season starts. On the other hand, there are some seemingly tempting wagers that probably […]

Shohei Ohtani is the favorite to win a second straight AL MVP award, though he faces stiff competition from Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Mike Trout. (Image: Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)

Preseason MVP Odds: Ohtani Looks to Repeat, Soto Favored in NL Race

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani easily won the AL MVP award last year after his unprecedented success at both the plate and on the mound. Oddsmakers say he’s the favorite to win yet again, but expect him to face serious competition, including from one of his own teammates. […]

Jacob deGrom comes into the 2022 season as the favorite to win his third career Cy Young Award. (Image: Rich Schultz/Getty)

New York Pitchers Dominate Preseason Cy Young Odds

The Cy Young Award is typically a wide-open race when it comes to preseason MLB betting, and the 2022 season appears to be no exception. But if you’re looking for the favorites this year, you won’t have to search outside of New York City. The Mets and the Yankees dominate […]