These five players could make their way into the history books over the season's final two months.
The Padres and A's are division leaders, the Mets and White Sox are cellar dwellers, the Rays are ahead of the Red Sox in the AL East, and the Nationals are above .500. Is this how the season is going to play out?
If the road to a World Series title is paved with starting pitching, which teams are in the best shape to make a run in October?
The 2009 Mets have company as one of several teams in baseball history that have had "train-wreck" seasons -- disastrous results despite high hopes.
A swarm of bees at Petco Park. A flock of sea gulls at Progressive Field. A Nat with almost as many homers as his team has wins. Yeah, it's been one bizarre first half, for sure.
From Cy Youngs and Cy Yuks to MVPs and LVPs to some of the stranger moments on the diamond, we look back at the first half of the 2009 season.
From Most Valuable Players to Cy Youngs to Cy Yuks, it's time for Jayson Stark to start doling out his annual midseason awards.
Classic three-team pennant races actually used to unfold before our eyes. Not anymore.
What do Yadier Molina and Johnny Bench have in common? Nothing yet, but that could change soon.
What if Aaron Boone hadn't torn his ACL playing pickup hoops? The baseball universe would look a lot different.
From "unhittable" pitchers to very "hittable" pitchers, the numbers offer the cold, hard facts.
With this year's free agents raking in $1 billion, it's safe to say collusion is officially dead.
The Red Sox's savior isn't worried about topping last season, his focus is on getting ready for Opening Day.
Articles and columns by Jayson Stark
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