Noah Syndergaard throws live BP
Boston Red Sox

Opening Day: All the Aces on the table

Baseball is back. The elongated offseason meant it sort of never went away, but that was okay. Then the never-ending Spring Training made it seem like Opening Day was just a mirage amidst the split-squad games and minor league invitations.
Steph Curry
Boston Celtics

Playoffs risk star power shortage

The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors received bad news over the weekend. Kyrie Irving and Steph Curry were both ruled out for the remainder of the regular season and are due to miss playoff action.

Irving’s prognosis has lined up to come back any time during the first round through to the back end of the playoffs.… Read more

Miguel Lara III [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Gaming

Five players to pursue on MLB The Show 18

MLB The Show is as good as any sports video game on the market at the moment. San Diego Studios prioritise substance over style unlike many of their competitors and continue to bring significant improvements to each edition of the game.… Read more

By Keith Allison from Hanover, MD, USA (Aaron Judge) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Boston Red Sox

MLB on its way to London

The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are close to agreeing to a two-game, regular season series in London. The games will be played at the end of June at the London Stadium.
Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers more dependent on Kershaw for success than ever

Clayton Kershaw will start on Opening Day for the eighth straight year. He will become the first Dodger to notch that mark, surpassing Don Drysdale and Don Sutton. There is only one active streak longer than Kershaw’s, which belongs to the Mariners’ ace, Felix Hernandez.
By Minda Haas Kuhlmann
Chicago Cubs

Why are clubs reassigning their prospects?

Spring Training is ramping up. Major league starting pitchers have edged their pitch counts higher, with aces now going five innings into games, just as Max Scherzer and Madison Bumgarner did on Tuesday.