Albert Pujols Passes A-Rod on All-Time Home Run List

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Albert Pujols now has sole possession of fourth all-time on the career home run list. Pujols hit his 697th home run, surpassing Álex Rodríguez, who is now fifth in home runs. Similar to home run No. 696, the tiebreaking 697th was spectacular. The home run came in the ninth inning when Pujols sent a fastball […] READ MORE


Nelson Cruz Reaches His 2,000th Major League Game

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With an appearance in last night’s game against the New York Mets, Nelson Cruz played in his 2000th career MLB game with the Washington Nationals. After his major league debut with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2005, the 41-year-old has also played with the Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles, Seattle Mariners, Minnesota Twins, and the Tampa Bay […] READ MORE


MLB Milestone Tracker: First Half of Season Breakdown

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The MLB milestone tracker for the 2022 season is filled with great achievements. Last year, Max Scherzer got 3,000 strikeouts, whereas Miguel Cabrera hit the 500th home run of his career. Baseball fans have a full season to see what milestones will be broken or achieved. There are always more career achievements to keep an […] READ MORE


Tigers Defang Diamondbacks on Baez Slam, Strong Pitching

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Tigers 5, Diamondbacks 1 PHOENIX, Jun 24 — Detroit shortstop Javier Baez hit a third-inning grand slam, paving the way for his Detroit Tigers to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5–1, Friday night. Tigers pitchers combined to hold the Diamondbacks to one run on three hits, ensuring that the grand slam was more than enough to […] READ MORE


Miguel Cabrera Joins 3,000 Hit Club

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Miguel Cabrera has 3,000 hits. The future Hall of Famer reached the prestigious milestone with a first-inning single off Colorado Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela Saturday afternoon in Detroit. Cabrera, 38, is the 33rd player to reach the milestone and the first Venezuelan. A double made him the third player in Major League history with 3,000 […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers All-Time Tournament Team

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The Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied franchises in baseball. With a team with a rich history, their all-time team looks outstanding. It features one of the best all-around hitters in baseball history. Plus, there is a great mix of power and range amongst the players selected for this team. In fact, Detroit […] READ MORE


Florida/Miami Marlins All-Time Tournament Team

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For some MLB teams, it is easy to rate their history as either successful or unsuccessful. For example, the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals have rich, successful histories peppered with championships. Meanwhile, teams like the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies have lost a majority of their games, with successes here and there. Arguably […] READ MORE


Why Todd Helton Should be in the Hall of Fame

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Simply stated, Todd Helton is the greatest player in Colorado Rockies history. Granted, the franchise is only 29 years old. Yet, if someone were asked to sum up Helton’s legacy in one sentence, that would be the accurate way to state it. That is a pretty good opening line to one day read on Helton’s […] READ MORE


MLB Lockout Puts Batting Milestones in Jeopardy

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A number of batting milestones are likely to be reached in the upcoming season. With players currently locked out by ownership, there is no guarantee that the 2022 baseball season will start on time. Of course, an agreement and normal season is the most likely scenario. Peace is profitable in professional sports and both sides […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers’ Rebuild Enters Next Phase

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The Detroit Tigers made their second significant move this off-season today.  They have signed left-handed starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez to a five-year deal reported to be worth at least $77 million. This signing is on the heels of a trade/extension for Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart from Cincinnati two weeks ago.  It is consistent with […] READ MORE