Xander Bogaerts exits Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays with an injured ankle that will keep him out for about two weeks. (Image: Nancy Lane/Boston Herald)

Red Sox Lose Xander Bogaerts for Two Weeks with Ankle Fracture

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts is expected to miss about two weeks after cracking a bone in his left ankle. The injury occurred during the seventh inning of Boston’s 8-7 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Bogaerts slid awkwardly down the steps into the Rays’ dugout while […]

Giancarlo Stanton went 0-for-7 with five strikeouts against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, continuing a historically poor start for the reigning NL MVP. (Image: Kathy Willens/AP)

Yankee Fans Boo Giancarlo Stanton After Historically Bad Start

Giancarlo Stanton went 0-for-7 with five strikeouts in Sunday’s 8-7 loss by the New York Yankees to the Baltimore Orioles, prompting even more boos from Yankee fans who are quickly tiring of the slugger’s poor start. Although the season is only 10 games old, Stanton has already accomplished a major […]

Under that splash of water is Los Angeles Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani, being doused in celebration after hitting his first home run. (Image: AP)

Winners and Losers in Wild Opening Week for 2018 Baseball Season

Seven games into a 162-game season and already players and teams are distinguishing themselves. Major League Baseball’s opening week gave fans a glimmer of what’s ahead, as some players showed they were ready to live up to the hype, while others are already facing harsh criticism from fans wondering whether […]

Giancarlo Stanton walks back to the dugout after one of his five strikeouts on Tuesday. (Image: Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post)

Giancarlo Stanton Swings and Misses in NY Yankees Home Debut

New York Yankee fans gave a loud Bronx cheer to Giancarlo Stanton in his home debut after the slugger struck out five times on Tuesday. He had more whiffs in that one game than he had in his previous four. It was an indication there will be no honeymoon period […]

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani struggled in Spring Training, but Los Angeles Manager Mike Scioscia said he isn’t worried. (Image: AP)

Six Burning Questions on Opening Day for 2018 MLB Season

Opening Day begins Thursday for the 2018 MLB Season, and all 30 teams are scheduled to be in action. One contest, though, has already been pushed to Friday because of expected inclement weather. The Cincinnati Reds were to host the Washington Nationals, but heavy rain is forecast for the area […]

Colorado’s Charlie Blackmon led the majors last year with 213 hits, but can he repeat that production this season? (Image: Getty)

MLB Prop Bets Present Season Full of Winning Opportunities

Baseball’s opening day is Thursday and there is still plenty of time to get in some MLB prop bets. The question is which ones should gamblers consider? The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has put out several for offensive categories including most home runs, most RBIs and individual over/under bets for […]

Zack Greinke is suffering from tightness in his right groin, which could make him unavailable for the Diamondbacks on Opening Day. (Image: Michael Chow/azcentral sports)

Ailing Zack Greinke Likely to Miss Opening Day for Arizona Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke may now miss Opening Day after leaving a spring training game with tightness in his right groin. Greinke suffered the injury in a Wednesday game against the Cincinnati Reds. He pitched just one inning before leaving the game after feeling soreness. After that game, […]

Jake Arrieta believes he can help the Philadelphia Phillies speed up their rebuilding process and compete for a playoff spot this year. (Image: John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune)

Philadelphia Phillies Sign Jake Arrieta in Bid to Become Playoff Contender

The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly agreed to a three-year, $75 million contract with former Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta, the latest sign that the team hopes to become competitive sooner rather than later. According to, Arrieta will collect $30 million in 2018, followed by $25 million in 2019. […]

The Red Sox signed outfielder J.D. Martinez in the hopes of adding much needed power to the middle of their lineup. (Image: AP/John Minchillo)

Boston Red Sox Shake Up AL East by Signing Slugger JD Martinez

The Boston Red Sox officially announced the signing of outfielder J.D. Martinez on Monday, adding critical power to their lineup and improving their chances of competing with the New York Yankees in the American League East. Martinez will play a key role on a Red Sox team that has playoff […]

You can bet on Tim Tebow’s chances of playing in a MLB game. (Image:

Will Tim Tebow Make the Bigs? You Can Bet on It

Tim Tebow is the most polarizing Minor League baseball player since Michael Jordan in 1994, but some are wondering if the New York Mets are keeping him around for publicity. This, our fellow gamblers, is something you can actually bet on. The 2009 Heisman Trophy winner who began playing professional […]