Author: Sports Illustrated

Why Did Giancarlo Stanton Change His Name?

Giancarlo Stanton has become one of baseball’s most recognizable names. The recently traded, prodigiously powerful slugger led the majors with 59 homer and 132 RBIs en route to winning the NL MVP award. Now that he’s been traded from the Marlins to the Yankees and will be playing in under the

When is MLB Opening Day 2018?

The 2018 Major League Baseball regular season will open on the earliest day ever (excluding international events) on Thursday, March 29, and will feature every team playing on the same day. It’s the first full slate of games since 1968. Opening Day will have eight divisional matchups, along with

Don Mattingly to Bryce Harper: ‘Take Care of Your Own Dugout’

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) – Marlins manager Don Mattingly says Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper should not be critiquing Miami’s offseason moves.Harper said Monday he was shocked the Marlins traded their entire outfield during the offseason. He added that Miami could have become a formidable team

Power Rankings: Playing Matchmaker Ahead of the Trade Deadline

The trade deadline (Feb. 26) is approaching quickly and it’s time to play a little matchmaker.There’s a lot of talent to be had out there right now, from the big names in Rick Nash to depth guys like Blake Comeau and Matt Cullen. How aggressive will teams get? Will we see teams like Boston