Tag: MLB

If sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton remain healthy this season, the New York Yankees will be tough to beat. (Image: Suzanne Greenburg Getty)

Bronx Deep Thoughts: New York Yankees 2021 Season Preview

It’s not officially the start of spring until the first pitch is thrown out on MLB’s Opening Day. Today, the New York Yankees commence their mission to win the World Series for a 28th championship. After multiple injury-plagued seasons, the Yankees hope key players can fade the injury bug and […]

New York Yankees set-up man Zach Britton suffered an elbow injury and will miss several months after doctors remove bone chips. (Image: Kathy Willens/AP)

Bronx ER: Bone Chips Sink Yankees’ Set-Up Man Zach Britton

Uh oh. The New York Yankees lost left-handed relief pitcher Zach Britton for a couple of months due to an elbow injury and fans are worried that the horror show called Bronx ER will haunt the Yanks again this season. Britton will undergo surgery to remove bone chips, and the […]

The Los Angeles Dodgers pose for a team picture after winning the 2020 World Series. (Image: LA Times)

MLB Win Totals: Will the LA Dodgers Avoid the World Series Hangover?

Oddsmakers set the win totals for the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers at 103.5 over/under, for one of the highest totals in some time. So, will the Dodgers really fade the curse of the World Series hangover? In the last 50 years, only three franchises have won the World Series […]

Relaxed Registration Rules Push Illinois Handle to New Heights in October

Relaxed Registration Rules Push Illinois Handle to New Heights in October

The Illinois Gaming Board released its October numbers on Thursday, reporting more than $435 million in handle—a single-month record in the state’s fourth full month of operations. More than 94% of the reported October handle was wagered online, according to the IGC. Online sports gambling operators shattered September’s record of […]

The Chicago Cubs at the 1908 World Series. (Image: Getty)
The OG List

Complete List of World Series Winners and Champions Since 1903

The World Series began in 1903 and we’ve compiled a complete list of winners who claimed the Major League Baseball championship. The Los Angeles Dodgers won the 2020 World Series to secure the franchise’s seventh title. This year marks the Dodgers’ 21st trip to the World Series with their last […]

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis, Jr dives into home plate against the LA Dodgers. (Image: Gregory Bull/AP)

World Series Futures: Dodgers +240, Yankees +350 Top the Final 8

Only eight MLB teams remain in the relentless pursuit of the championship after the first-ever Wild Card Series has come to an end. The Los Angeles Dodgers continue to be the team to beat and oddsmakers at DraftKings listed the boys in blue at +240 odds to win the World […]

Manny Machado of the San Diego Padres hits a home run against the LA Dodgers. (Image: KC Alfred//Getty)

World Series Futures: Dodgers, Yankees, Rays, Padres Top 4 Odds

The LA Dodgers came into this season as the favorite to win the World Series and, on the cusp of the postseason, the Dodgers continue to be the favorite at +350 odds, according to DraftKings. Despite their struggles, the New York Yankees are +600 odds to win the World Series. […]

The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers face each other five more times to end the season with an NL Wild Card berth on the line. (Image: Jeff Hanisch/USA Today Sports)

NL Wild Card: Brewers, Phillies, Marlins, Giants, Cards, Reds on Bubble Watch

Six teams in the National League are fighting for the final four spots in the postseason during this year’s special, expanded playoffs. As a result of the pandemic-shortened season, the San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Brewers, Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, and St. Louis Cardinals are all on the NL […]

NY Yankees 2B DJ LeMahieu (26) congratulates Luke Voit on a home run at Yankee Stadium. (Image: Getty)

Hot Players: Bronx Bomber Luke Voit Leads MLB with 20 HRs

Luuuuuuuuuke! Luke Voit, the New York Yankees’ first baseman is leading the Bronx Bombers’ recent resurgence, hitting four home runs in three consecutive games this week to take over the MLB lead with 20 HRs. In the last six games, Voit hit six home runs and drove in 15 runs. […]

San Diego Padres power duo Fernando Tatis and Manny Machado. (Image: Denis Poroy/Getty)

MLB Win Streaks: San Diego Padres 7 in a Row, Yanks 5 Straight

The MLB season began its final quarter of the 60-game, pandemic-shortened season. The San Diego Padres (31-17), led by Fernando Tatis and Manny Machado, are in the middle of a seven-game winning streak and became only the second National League team to win 30 games this season. The LA Dodgers […]