Jim Thome has reached the 500-homer mark, but that alone won't get him a bronze bust in Cooperstown.
Now that Barry Bonds is the HR king, who'll pass him? The Favorite Toy says it's A-Rod, by a long shot.
When Frank Thomas hit his 500th home run, did he go from Cooperstown wannabe to Hall of Fame lock?
What's on readers' minds? Torii Hunter playing for "minimum wage," Alex Rios' misplay and much more.
A player can compensate for a paucity of home runs with a lot of doubles, great speed and strong defense
Brian Roberts' 50 doubles last season tell us a lot about how many homers he should hit this year.
Some pitchers are never the same after giving up big homers. Just ask Billy Koch.
David Ross hasn't produced much for the Dodgers of late. That all changed with his game-winning homer Thursday.
Jason Schmidt's chances of winning the NL Cy Young Award were lost once the Astros beat the Giants.
Barry Bonds didn't hit his 700th homer Tuesday, but his throwing out a runner at the plate keyed the Giants' win.
Barry Bonds' best year during the ESPN era was not 2001 when he hit 73 homers. His finest came the next season.
A triple is fun to watch, but not as much as an inside-the-park homer -- or anything that brings you to your feet.