Baseball Article Archive


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A collection of Sports King's baseball articles, focusing mainly on Major League Baseball. Who is favored to win the World Series? Which teams are set to outperform expectations?

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How Much Will Aaron Judge's 62nd Home Run Ball Be Worth?

How much will Aaron Judge's 62nd home run ball be worth? There is already a standing offer out there for the baseball.

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What Was The Biggest Collapse in a MLB Pennant Race?

What was the biggest blown lead in a MLB pennant race? What was the biggest ever collapse?

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1952 Mickey Mantle Topps Rookie Card Sells for $12.6 Million

A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps rookie card has just sold in auction for $12.6 million, making it the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever.

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The George Brett Pine Tar Incident

The George Brett pine tar incident continues to be replayed on sports TV shows to this day - what happened?

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The San Francisco Giants Almost Moved to Tampa Bay in 1992

The story of how the San Francisco Giants very nearly moved to Tampa Bay in 1992, and how other National League owners stopped it.

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10 Nolan Ryan Records That Will Never Be Broken

Nolan Ryan Records - a look at 10 records that Nolan Ryan possesses that will never be broken.

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The Juan Soto Contract Offer: Why Turning It Down Was The Right Move

The Juan Soto Contract Offer - a look at why turning down the contract was the right move if Soto was looking to maximize his career earnings.

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"Mattress Mack" Will Win $42 Million Bet If Houston Astros Win The World Series

Mattress Mack stands to win $42 million in bets if the Houston Astros can win the World Series this year. Can he do it?

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Six Teams Have Thrown No-Hitters - and Lost

Six teams in Major League Baseball history have thrown no-hitters and lost - a look back at these extremely unusual occurrences.

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How The Cleveland Spiders Ended Up With The Worst Record in Major League Baseball History

How did the Cleveland Spiders end up with the worst record of all time, and how did they end up losing 101 games on the road in the 1899 season?

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Cy Young's Three Unbreakable Records

These three records that belong to Cy Young are three that will never, ever be broken, mainly due to changes to the game of baseball.

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Major League Baseball Cancels First Two Series of Regular Season

Major League Baseball has cancelled the first two series of its season as it continues to negotiate with its players. Can a deal be struck soon?

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A History of Major League Baseball Work Stoppages

A history of work stoppages in Major League Baseball - how long did the longest strike or lockout last?

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What Was The Longest Game in MLB History?

What was the longest game in the history of Major League Baseball, both in terms of total innings played and total time to complete?

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Who Was The Worst Team To Ever Win The World Series?

Who was the worst team to ever win the World Series? A look back at the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals, who are arguably the worst team to win baseball's biggest prize.

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What Was The Longest Winning Streak in MLB History?

What was the longest winning streak in Major League Baseball (MLB) history? Who holds the record?

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Will "Slightly Tweaked" Baseballs Bring Down MLB Scores This Season?

Will slightly tweaked baseballs bring down Major League Baseball scores (and home runs) this season?

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Texas Rangers Opening Day Game Will Be At 100% Capacity

The Texas Rangers plan on playing their opening day game in front of a full stadium - what do you think of this plan?

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Los Angeles Dodgers Have Historically High Betting Win Total To Enter Season

The Los Angeles Dodgers have a historically high win total heading into this season - are they really that good?

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More Than 33% of All World Series Futures Money is On New York Mets

The New York Mets have become a massive liability for sports books, mainly due to a recent blockbuster trade.

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Major League Baseball Paying the Price For Not Using a "Bubble"

Major League Baseball continues to pay the price for electing not to use a bubble, and it may end up costing them the season.

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Will The 2020 MLB Season Be Suspended At Any Point? A Look at the Betting Odds

What are the betting odds that the 2020 MLB season gets suspended at some point this year? We take a look.

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DraftKings: More Money Bet on Yankees/Nationals Opener Than On Seventh Game of World Series

According to Draftkings, more money was bet on the Nationals Yankees opener than on Game 7 of the World Series.

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Where Will The Toronto Blue Jays Play Baseball This Year?

Where will the Toronto Blue Jays play baseball this season? Time for the team to find a home ball park is running out.

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Cleveland Indians New Team Name Odds

What will the new name of the Cleveland Indians be? We look at the current betting odds.

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Will Anybody Hit 20 Home Runs In the 2020 Major League Baseball Season?

Will anybody hit 20 home runs during the 2020 Major League Baseball season? We take a look at the numbers.

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World Series 2020 Betting Odds

World Series Betting Odds 2020. The New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers are co-favorites to win - will any teams surprise?

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Baseball Season in Jeopardy: Rob Manfred "Not Confident" in 2020 Return

Could Major League Baseball actually be stupid enough to cancel its 2020 season? The odds are looking increasingly likely.

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Why is Major League Baseball Having Such a Hard Time Reaching a Deal With Its Players To Return This Year?

Why is Major League Baseball having such a hard time reaching a deal to return to action in 2020 with its players?

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Report: Major League Baseball Planning Summer Return

Major League Baseball is currently plotting a summer return, with a proposed return to action in July and a November playoff at warm-weather locations.

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Integrity of Game of Baseball Takes Major Hit Following Sign-Stealing Revelations

The integrity of the game of baseball has been called into question following league-imposed sanctions against the Houston Astros for sign-stealing.

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The Five Biggest Contracts in Major League Baseball History

The Five Biggest Contracts in MLB History - who owns the biggest ever contracts? Were they good deals?

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Washington Nationals: Underdogs All The Way To Glory

The Washington Nationals, despite the third highest payroll in the league, were the underdogs to win the title all season long.

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A History of Games 7s in the World Series

A history of Game 7s in the World Series. Does the home or away team have the advantage historically? The answer may surprise you.

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How Many Teams Have Come Back From Down 0-2 To Win The World Series?

How many teams have come back from being down 0-2 in the World Series to win since the switch to the 2-3-2 format?

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"Mattress Mack" Now Has Nearly $11 Million Wagered on World Series

Mattress Mack, aka Jim McIngvale, now has a staggering $11 million wagered on the outcome of the 2019 World Series.

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Bryce Harper, Manny Machado Odds: Where Will They Sign?

Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are both still unsigned as of this moment - where do you think they will end up next year? A look at the betting odds.

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MLB and Facebook Look to Extend Deal

Major League Baseball look to continue to provide streaming via Facebook

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Los Angeles Dodgers Facing Long Odds To Win The World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers face long odds of winning the World Series following a couple of disappointing losses at Fenway Park earlier this week.

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World Series Betting Odds: Houston Astros Have Slight Edge To Win

World Series 2018 Betting Odds - will the Astros, Red Sox, Dodgers or Brewers win the World Series this year?

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Christian Yelich Betting Favourite To Win NL MVP Award

Christian Yelich, thanks to a flurry of betting, is the favourite to win the NL MVP Award.

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The Night Before Opening Night World Series Outright Betting Odds

The Houston Astros and New York Yankees are currently the co-favourites to win the World Series this year.

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Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros World Series Odds

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Houston Astros World Series Odds - who will win baseball's biggest prize?

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred: Time For Discussion About Legalized Sports Betting

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred stated earlier today that it might be time for the MLB to have an honest discussion about sports gambling and its place within the sport.

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2017 MLB MVP Odds: Trout, Bryant Currently Lead The Way

Mike Trout and Kris Bryant are currently the two leading candidates to win MVP awards in the MLB this season.

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Chicago Cubs Current Favourites To Win World Series

The Chicago Cubs are the current favourites to win the World Series this year, as they are ahead of teams such as the Dodgers and Royals.

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Baseball Playoffs Odds: Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals Favoured To Win World Series

The Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals are currently favoured to win the World Series, though the Dodgers and Mets are lurking as well.

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Irish Gambler Wins $100k on 15 Team Baseball Parlay

A 46 year-old Irish man reportedly won over $100,000 on a 15 team Major League Baseball parlay on Tuesday evening.

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St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals Co-Favorites To Win 2015 World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals are the current co-favorites to win the World Series this year.

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Kansas City Royals Are Slight Favourites To Beat San Francisco Giants

The Kansas City Royals are slight favourites to beat the San Francisco Giants in this year's World Series.

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Kansas City Royals Currently Better Than Even Money To Win World Series

The Kansas City Royals are currently better than even money to win the World Series thanks to their astonishing post season run.

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MLB Divisional Pennant Markets: Orioles, Dodgers Big Favorites To Win

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Baltimore Orioles are currently the favourites to win their respective pennants - how are the rest of the races looking?

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Yankees Odds of Winning World Series Move To 12/1 Following Signing of Masahiro Tanaka

The New York Yankees inked Masahiro Tanaka to a deal on Wednesday, which resulted in their odds of winning the 2014 World Series dramatically improving.

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Los Angeles Dodgers Current Favorites To Win 2014 World Series

The Los Angeles Dodgers are the current favorites to win the 2014 World Series - who is right behind them?

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Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers Odds September 30th, 2013

Tampa Bay Rays vs Texas Rangers Odds September 30th, 2013 - who will win this tiebreaker game on Monday evening?

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2013 World Series Odds

The Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Angels and Los Angeles Dodgers are the current favorites to win the 2013 World Series.

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Toronto Blue Jays Odds To Win 2013 World Series

Thanks to a couple of big deals, the Toronto Blue Jays are suddenly 11/1 to win the 2013 World Series.

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