How newspapers covered Roger Maris’ 61st homer

Dylan Svoboda

By Dylan Svoboda www.mlb.com On Oct. 1, 1961, Roger Maris rocked the baseball world by passing the legendary Babe Ruth with his 61st home run on the last day of the regular season. In newspapers across the country, Maris faced both praise and criticism for breaking the Babe’s 60-home run […]

Ryan Helsley throws 104.2 mph pitch to Rowdy Tellez

John Denton

By John Denton www.mlb.com MILWAUKEE — For the third time, Cardinals All-Star closer Ryan Helsley threw the fastest pitch of the MLB season by firing a 104.2 mph fastball to Brewers slugger Rowdy Tellez on Tuesday night at American Family Field. Helsley, a first-time All-Star and the owner of only […]

Yankee Stadium effect on Aaron Judge home run chase

Mike Petriello

By Mike Petriello www.mlb.com Aaron Judge has 60 home runs, a number that is part milestone (he’s just one away from tying the American League record, if you haven’t heard) and part legend (while 60 isn’t the single-season MLB record or even close to it, it’s a number that’s been […]

Ronald Acuña Jr. homers twice vs. Nationals

Joe Trezza

By Joe Trezza www.mlb.com Ronald Acuña Jr. homers twice vs. Nationals \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”ronald-acuna-jr-homers-twice-vs-nationals\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”ronald-acuna-jr-homers-twice-vs-nationals\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”ronald-acuna-jr-homers-twice-vs-nationals\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4″:{“content”:”The Braves arrived in D.C. this week trailing the Mets by 1 1/2 games in the division and looking to stack wins ahead of that enormous series. They’ve done just that. They were honored at the White House for […]

Marlins Richard Bleier called for three balks

Bill Ladson

By Bill Ladson www.mlb.com Marlins Richard Bleier called for three balks \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”marlins-richard-bleier-called-for-three-balks\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”“I’ve never seen anything like it,” Mattingly said. “The guy hasn’t balked in seven years and all of a sudden he has three on one hitter. It’s frustrating, that’s for sure. But at the end of the day, we […]

Mets lose sole possession of NL East

Anthony DiComo

By Anthony DiComo www.mlb.com NEW YORK — One hundred and seventy-three days have passed since the start of the regular season. Entering Tuesday, the Mets had spent 170 of them in sole possession of first place in the National League East. They dipped into second for a single day in […]

Cardinals clinch 2022 National League Central title

John Denton

By John Denton www.mlb.com Cardinals clinch 2022 National League Central title \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.12″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.12.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”cardinals-clinch-2022-national-league-central-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.13″:{“content”:”Mikolas’ strong outing took him to 199 1/3 innings for the season — a major accomplishment for a pitcher who has been injured much of the 2020 and ’21 seasons. Clinching with seven games remaining should allow the Cardinals […]

Yankees clinch 2022 American League East title

Bryan Hoch

By Bryan Hoch www.mlb.com Yankees clinch 2022 American League East title \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”yankees-clinch-2022-american-league-east-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”yankees-clinch-2022-american-league-east-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.2.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”yankees-clinch-2022-american-league-east-title\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.3″:{“content”:”A week that has seen the national spotlight focused on the exploits of one individual player — Judge and his ongoing pursuit of Roger Maris’ single-season AL home run record — shifted into a celebration of team performance, with […]

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