Jeff Bagwell and Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez.

2017 Hall Of Fame Vote Shows Baseball Could Be Softening On Steroids

Two 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees were accused of using steroids. Writers may be more accepting of those players.

 | Grant Suneson

The 2016 American League All-Stars celebrate.

MLB Finally Gives World Series Home-Field Advantage To The Best Team

Thanks to a new collective bargaining agreement, the All-Star Game will no longer decide who gets home-field advantage in the World Series.

 | Grant Suneson

Indians celebrate in shirts after ALCS win

The Losing Team's World Series Gear Is Usually Donated; Not This Year

MLB says it's changing its strategy so inaccurate merchandise doesn't show up on eBay.

 | Carter Woodiel

Game 6 of the 1945 World Series, featuring the Detroit Tigers versus Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois.

The 'W' Flag Was Practical Before It Was Iconic

The "W" flag is a popular accessory for Cubs fans now, but it had a more practical purpose the last time the team was in the World Series.

 | Christian Bryant

The Chicago Cubs

The Longest Championship Drought In Baseball Is Finally Over

The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series to clinch their first title since 1908.

 | Ryan Biek

Grizzly bear with paw raised over Chicago Cubs player.

The World Series May Already Be Over, According To Stats (And Animals)

In a highly scientific study, two grizzly bears chose the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago Cubs.

 | Ryan Biek

Cubs pitcher Jon Lester and his teammates spray champagne on each other after their NLCS win.

No Matter What, A Huge World Series Drought Is Ending

Both the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians have gone more than 50 years without a World Series title.

 | Carter Woodiel

A splitscreen of Giants outfielder Hunter Pence and Taylor Swift

Giants Fans Are Blaming Taylor Swift For Their MLB Playoff Loss

San Francisco Giants fans say their team got bounced from the MLB playoffs because Swift didn't release a new album — which almost makes sense?

 | Carter Woodiel

Three Kansas City Royals players celebrate after a win.

Why MLB TV Ratings Aren't As Bad As You Think

It's true that World Series ratings are dropping, but they don't tell the whole story.

 | Carter Woodiel

Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández smiles while running off the field after a game.

After MLB Star's Death, Friends And Teammates Remember Him With Love

Ask those who knew José Fernández well, and they'll probably tell you how much fun he had on the baseball field.

 | Carter Woodiel

Yangervis Solarte and his wife, Yuliette.

Padres' Solarte Posts Tribute To Wife, Who Died From Cancer

Sand Diego Padres infielder Yangervis Solarte will be out indefinitely after his wife died due to complications from cancer.

 | Grant Suneson

Broadcaster Tim Tebow of the SEC Network speaks on air before the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium in 2015.

Tim Tebow Is Officially A Professional Baseball Player

So he's a pro baseball player. What happens next?

 | Ryan Biek

Former NFL player Tim Tebow holds a baseball bat.

Here's How Tim Tebow's Audition For Pro Baseball Went

It's reported that all but two MLB teams sent scouts to watch him run, hit and field on Tuesday.

 | Ryan Biek

An Angels fan holds up a stuffed Rally Monkey during the Angels' 2002 postseason run.

When Baseball Teams Need Luck, They Turn To Rally Animals

A squirrel? A monkey? A praying mantis? Baseball teams will do anything to get the mojo on their side.

 | Carter Woodiel

Tim Tebow, with spiked hair, wears an over the ear microphone and navy suit with navy and white tie.

Apparently, Tim Tebow Wants To Play Pro Baseball

The former NFL quarterback has reportedly been training for the big leagues this past year.

 | Lauren Stephenson

Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees looks on from a bench in the dugout as he participates in a spring training workout.

Alex Rodriguez Is Making $16,000 Per Pitch This Season

For each game Rodriguez has played in 2016, he's made about $230,000.

 | Carter Woodiel

Alex Rodriguez during a spring training media day in 2010.

Baseball's Most Controversial Player Will Be Hanging Up His Cleats

Alex Rodriguez announced Sunday he's retiring from baseball, ending a 22-year career.

 | Ryan Biek

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza, the two newest inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, pose for pictures.

MLB's Newest Hall Of Famers Became Stars In Completely Different Ways

Ken Griffey Jr. was drafted No. 1. Mike Piazza was drafted with a pick so late that it doesn't exist anymore. Now, they're both Hall of Famers.

 | Carter Woodiel

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides safely into throw base against Jhonny Peralta #27 of the St. Louis Cardinals.

Ex-St. Louis Cardinals Exec Gets 46-Month Sentence For Hacking Astros

Former St. Louis Cardinals scouting director Christopher Correa was sentenced to 46 months in prison for accessing data from the Houston Astros.

 | Matt Moreno and Grant Suneson

Manager Dave Roberts of the Los Angeles Dodgers lines up for the National Anthem before a game.

MLB Managers Have A Diversity Problem

Currently, 28 out of 30 MLB managers aren't racial or ethnic minorities, despite a player pool that's much more diverse.

 | Carter Woodiel

The Tenors, musicians based in British Columbia, perform "O Canada" prior to the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game.

Singer Changes 'O Canada' To Include 'All Lives Matter' Lyrics

Remigio Pereira, the Tenors member who sang the altered lyrics at the MLB All-Star Game, defended his actions. The group felt differently.

 | Matt Moreno

Baseball collector Zack Hample shows off a baseball he snagged at the Fort Bragg MLB game.

Infamous Ball Hawk Criticized For Crashing Military-Only MLB Game

Zack Hample said he got a ticket to the game from a friend and gave most of the balls he caught to kids.

 | Matt Moreno

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants bats against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

San Francisco Giants Bench The DH, Will Let Pitcher Hit In An AL Park

Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will pitch and hit in an American League ballpark Thursday. Pitchers haven't hit in an AL park in about 40 years.

 | Matt Moreno

Tim Lincecum makes his 2016 debut Saturday in Oakland against the Athletics.

Tim Lincecum Is Back, But Is 'The Freak' Here To Stay?

The two-time Cy Young winner pitched six capable innings in his first start in nearly a year. Is it the first step in a return to stardom?

 | Carter Woodiel

Hitting coach Barry Bonds #25 of the Miami Marlins looks on during 2016 Opening Day.

Barry Bonds Admits It's His Fault You Hate Him

Barry Bonds said he was a "dumbass" and "straight stupid" when it came to his past history of his public image.

 | Matt Moreno

Francisco Rodriguez #57 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins.

MLB Pitcher Warns Olympic Athletes After He Contracts The Zika Virus

Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he contracted the Zika virus in Venezuela, and he's got some advice for Olympic athletes.

 | Matt Moreno

Tony Gwynn is introduced as one of the 2007 Hall of Fame electees at a press conference.

Tony Gwynn's Family Is Filing A Lawsuit Against The Tobacco Industry

The lawsuit filed by Tony Gwynn's family says the MLB legend's two-cans-a-day habit led to his death.

 | Matt Moreno

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus walking off the field after the national anthem incident.

San Diego Padres Discipline Employee After Gay Men's Chorus Fiasco

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus was invited to sing the national anthem before the Padres game Saturday, but the group never got the chance to sing.

 | Matt Moreno

Domingo Santana of the Milwaukee Brewers swings and misses a pitch against the San Diego Padres at Miller Park on May 13.

Why You Should Care About Baseball's Reported New Strike Zone

MLB is reportedly raising the bottom edge of the strike zone as early as next season. Here's why that's a really big deal.

 | Carter Woodiel

The new name options for the Binghamton Mets

The Mets' AA Affiliate Has Some Odd Choices For Its New Name

The Binghamton Mets are looking for a name different from their Major League affiliate, and they have some interesting choices.

 | Grant Suneson