Tag: 2022 MLB Season

MLB postponed Wednesday’s game between the Guardians and White Sox after Terry Francona and others in the Cleveland coaching staff tested positive for COVID-19. (Image: Frank Franklin II/AP)

COVID-19 Cancels First MLB Game of 2022 as Guardians Suffer Organizational Outbreak

Major League Baseball declared its first COVID-19 postponement of the season on Wednesday as the Cleveland Guardians reported multiple positive tests for the coronavirus within their organization. The league chose to postpone the game to allow for additional testing and contact tracing. Francona tests positive for COVID-19 The Guardians announced […]

Nolan Arenado is enjoying some of the best offensive production of his career, and has emerged as a leading candidate for National League MVP. (Image: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty)

Nolan Arenado Slugs His Way into National League MVP Debate

The St. Louis Cardinals knew they were getting a perennial All-Star when they traded for Nolan Arenado from the Colorado Rockies before the 2021 season. In 2022, Arenado isn’t meeting those expectations — he’s exceeding them. With seven home runs over his first 27 games, Arendado has put himself near […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers swept a short two-game series against the San Francisco Giants this week to make an early statement in the NL West race. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Dodgers Make Early Statement in NL West Race with Sweep of Giants

The Los Angeles Dodgers spent most of the 2021 season looking up at San Francisco in the standings, with the Giants ultimately pulling off a massive upset by winning the NL West crown. On Wednesday, the Dodgers showed they had no interest in watching that story play out again. Los […]

Byron Buxton and the Minnesota Twins have jumped out to an early lead in the AL Central race. (Image: Brace Hemmelgarn/Getty)

Minnesota Twins Ride Strong April to Top of AL Central Division Race

Heading into the 2022 season, most observers regarded the Minnesota Twins as the only threat to the Chicago White Sox in the AL Central, albeit a long shot to actually win the division. Expectations are rising after a month of play, however, as the Twins now lead the AL Central […]

Eddie Rosario will miss 8-12 weeks after undergoing a laser procedure to correct blurred vision in his right eye. (Image: John Bazemore/AP)

Braves Lose Eddie Rosario for 8-12 Weeks Due to Vision Issues

Eddie Rosario struggled to find success at the plate in the early weeks of the 2022 season. A visit to the doctor revealed that his problems are far more serious than anyone realized. Rosario will miss eight to 12 weeks as he recovers from a laser procedure on Wednesday to […]

The Seattle Mariners are in first place in the AL West after its offense has powered a fast start. (Image: Joe Nicholson/USA Today Sports)

Offensive Firepower Propels Seattle Mariners to Early AL West Lead

The Mariners came into the 2022 season as a fringe playoff contender, a potential wild-card team that would struggle to compete with the Houston Astros for the AL West title. But Seattle is already exceeding those expectations, showing that it has an offense that can compete with anyone in the […]

Jacob deGrom got good news on Monday, as he can now work towards throwing again as his shoulder continues to improve. (Image: Jasen Vinlove/USA Today Sports)

Jacob deGrom Making Progress on Shoulder Injury, Still Not Throwing

The New York Mets have gotten off to a dazzling start without the help of injured ace Jacob deGrom. They’ll have to keep it up without the two-time Cy Young Award winner, as deGrom is still a ways off from throwing, let alone pitching in a real game. The Mets […]

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 […]