LaMarcus Aldridge And His Jumper Are Here To Torment

Here's how good LaMarcus Aldridge has been against the Rockets in the first two games of their playoff series: When I first saw this obviously fake and joke-y shot chart on Twitter this morning, my first thought wasn't, "Haha what a silly and stupid thing that is." It was, "Yep. Looks about right." » 4/24/14 10:49am 51 minutes ago

Grantland’s Jonah Keri on His Beloved and Extinct Montreal Expos

What if I told you that there was a fun-loving, oft-forgotten baseball squad that wouldn't earn five minutes in a Ken Burns documentary because they always leaned more "Pee-wee's Playhouse" than PBS? A team that featured announcers calling knuckleballs balles papillon (the latter being the word for butterfly in French),… » 4/24/14 10:31am Today 10:31am

Which MLB Teams Does Your Town Root For? NYT Interactive Has Answers

Last month, when we showed you the most accurate map of MLB fandom, it was the most accurate in that it was based on the most accurate data. In the time since, the New York Times has gotten its hands on that data and made this interactive, which is awesome. » 4/24/14 9:04am Today 9:04am

Twins Player Hits Homer While His Mom Is Interviewed On TV

It was the best sequence of events. Silvana Colabello, mother of Twins player Chris Colabello, was being interviewed by Fox Sports North in the fourth inning of tonight's Twins-Rays game while her son was at the plate. Then, Chris hit a two-run home run. To top it all off, today was her birthday. Silvana was delighted, … » 4/23/14 9:16pm Yesterday 9:16pm

Michael Pineda Again Isn't Discreet About His Pine Tar, Gets Ejected

The last time Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda faced the Red Sox—on April 10—he clearly had pine tar on his hand. No one on the Red Sox brought it up, and the Yankees won. Tonight, Pineda again used pine tar, slapping on his neck before the second inning. Red Sox manager John Farrell spoke up this time. » 4/23/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Cubs Fan Does On Camera What TV Has Been Doing To The Cubs All Day

While WGN's reporter talked about Wrigley Field's centennial birthday, a guy in the background channeled Julian Dalrymple for a brief second. Go Cubs go! (They lost.) » 4/23/14 7:36pm Yesterday 7:36pm