During spring training, anyone mentioning Devon Travis of the Toronto Blue Jays as a potential Rookie of the Year candidate in the American League would have been advised to seek immediate help from a mental health professional.
Two weeks into the Major League Baseball season, 11 former Cape Cod Baseball Leaguers have made their MLB debuts, including prized Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant (Chatham, 2011).
The New York Mets are off to a great start, but their early-season success may be in jeopardy because of injuries.
There are 30 teams in Major League Baseball, and 29 of them have press boxes.
It’s been nearly five decades since Thurman Munson went from the quiet, tree-lined streets of Chatham, Mass., to the bright lights of New York City.
Two former Cape Cod Baseball League infielders made their big league debuts Monday as the 2015 Major League Baseball season got under way.
For the fifth consecutive year, Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Famer David Aardsma (Falmouth, 2002) will not be watching from a major league bullpen when the first pitch is thrown on Opening Day.
Left fielder Tony Gwynn Jr. (Brewster, 2002), a victim of the numbers game in the Washington Nationals’ outfield, has been reassigned to Washington’s minor league camp.
Colorado Rockies reliever John Axford (Hyannis, 2002; Cotuit, 2003) left the team’s spring camp in Scottsdale, Ariz., after his 2-year-old son was bitten by a rattlesnake.