Real or Mirage: Which surprising May performances are here to stay?


One of the biggest joys in a baseball season is watching players break out and become stars, and seeing others enjoy fleeting moments on top of the mountain. Less than two weeks into this season’s second month, there are several players on both sides of the ball delivering at a surprising level. Let’s take a look at six – three More...

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By sportsnews On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Forged in steel: Reliving McCutchen's finest moments in Pittsburgh

On Friday, one of the most iconic players in Pittsburgh Pirates history returns to where it all started. Andrew McCutchen will step onto the field at PNC Park for the first time since he was traded from the More...

By sportsnews On Thursday, May 10th, 2018

The chase for 3,000: How young stars stack up to Pujols' pace

Albert Pujols became the latest player to join the illustrious 3,000-hit club – the 32nd such hitter to do so in MLB history. Say what you will about Pujols’ declining skills, but he’s managed More...

By sportsnews On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

The Machine: 20 years and 3,000 hits later, Pujols' peak remains a marvel

For years, he bristled at “El Hombre,” fearing that it encroached on the province of Stan Musial, the St. Louis Cardinals legend widely and affectionately known as “The Man.” So he earned More...

By sportsnews On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Red Sox-Yankees: Who has the edge at each position?

This is truly a heavyweight battle. The two best teams in baseball will meet in the Bronx for a three-game series beginning Tuesday, with the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees separated by just a single game More...

By sportsnews On Monday, May 7th, 2018

MLB Power Rankings: Yankees dethrone Red Sox at the top

Welcome to the fourth edition of theScore’s MLB Power Rankings for the 2018 season. Rankings will be published every other Monday throughout the season, with the next installment coming May 21. 1. New More...

By sportsnews On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Mets players come to Matt Harvey's defense

Less than 24 hours after the New York Mets opted to part ways with Matt Harvey, his teammates opened up on the matter. “I’ve seen pretty much everything happen in this game,” reliever Jerry More...

By sportsnews On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Where will the Dark Knight return? 5 teams that should sign Matt Harvey

The New York Mets designated right-handed pitcher Matt Harvey for assignment on Friday, very likely ending his tenure with the club after parts of six seasons. It’s been a tumultuous ride, as Harvey has More...

By sportsnews On Friday, May 4th, 2018

Sorry Boston. Yankees are the best team in baseball, and getting better

Start spreading the news, the New York Yankees are the best team in baseball and are showing no signs of slowing down. Following a rocky first couple of weeks that saw the club hover around .500 and fall a More...

By sportsnews On Friday, May 4th, 2018

Ranking the 5 rookie skippers: Cora's tactics working, Boone a Bronx boon

Major League Baseball witnessed an unusual trend this offseason beyond the free-agency freeze: the popularity of rookie managers. Of the six managerial vacancies, five were filled by rookies – one of them More...

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