Mike Trout gets his 1,000th career hit on his 26th birthday

While reaching the 1,000 hits threshold isn’t all that impressive for a baseball player (more than 1,200 players have done it in the history of the game), it’s still a great feat for a human being. Plus, as the first major hits achievement, it’s a decent way to check in on someone’s career trajectory based […]

Opening Day: Flurries Early in Pittsburgh, Flag up in Kansas City

Cardinals leadoff man Matt Carpenter walked up to the plate, shook hands with the umpire, greeted the Pittsburgh catcher and got comfortable in the batter’s box. Just like that, fans everywhere settled in for a fresh new season. “Opening day, for me, is sort of like Christmas,” Commissioner Rob Manfred said at the Toronto-Tampa Bay […]