Tag: 2022 MLB Season

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 […]

Fans will see several MLB rule changes for the 2022 season, including one that will benefit two-way star Shohei Ohtani. (Image: Icon Sportswire/Getty)

How the Newest MLB Rule Changes Will Impact Gamblers in 2022

After the lockout ended earlier this month, fans knew that this season would feature a universal designated hitter, among other deals coming out of the new collective bargaining agreement. Now, the league and players have agreed to more MLB rule changes for 2022. While none of the new rules will […]

The versatile Kris Bryant has signed a seven-year, $182 million deal with the Colorado Rockies. (Image: Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today Sports)

Colorado Rockies Pay $172 Million to Sign Kris Bryant to Seven-Year Deal

The Colorado Rockies surprised many around baseball on Wednesday when they signed third baseman Kris Bryant to a seven-year, $172 million contract. Many teams were reportedly in the market for Bryant, who spent most of his major league career with the Chicago Cubs. Rockies splash cash despite rebuild Bryant spent […]

Fernando Tatis Jr. could miss as much as three months after fracturing his wrist during the offseason. (Image: Jeff Curry/USA Today Sports)

Fernando Tatis Jr. Out with Broken Wrist, Could Miss Three Months

San Diego Padres superstar Fernando Tatis Jr. suffered a broken left wrist during the offseason, an injury that will cost him as much as three months. Tatis will likely require surgery for the injury, according to Padres general manager AJ Preller. Uncertainty around source of injury The 23-year-old shortstop wasn’t […]

Clayton Kershaw has re-signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the team he has spent his entire career with. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today Sports)

Clayton Kershaw Stays in LA, Signs 1-Year Deal with Dodgers

Clayton Kershaw kicked off what should be a frenzy of free agent signings in Major League Baseball on Friday by signing a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to multiple media reports. Kershaw had spent the first 14 years of his career with the Dodgers, and most experts […]

Chicago White Sox pitcher Liam Hendriks was one of about 30 players who took part in workouts at Bell Bank Park on Tuesday as the MLB lockout continues. (Image: Meghan Montemurro/Chicago Tribune)

Negotiation Progress Prevents More MLB Game Cancellations, For Now

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association still haven’t reached an agreement to end the lockout that has delayed the start of spring training and the 2022 regular season. But there has been enough progress over the past few days to stop the league from canceling a second week […]