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.
The Yankees' offer to CC Sabathia is almost one month old. And he still hasn't said yes. Does he want to be in New York?
From Most Valuable Players to Cy Youngs to Cy Yuks, it's time for Jayson Stark to start doling out his annual midseason awards.
What do Yadier Molina and Johnny Bench have in common? Nothing yet, but that could change soon.
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 2004 season was one filled with some interesting and often off-the-wall quotes.
It was another milestone season as several prestigious hitting and pitching clubs welcomed new members.
We have the MVP and LVPs; Cy Youngs and Cy Yuks, tops managers and rookies for a memorable 2004 season.
We've seen Larry Walker go through waivers on his way to a new team. Who else is cleared for a possible trade?
Traditionalists may never fully embrace interleague play, but Bud Selig's once- radical idea is a permanent fixture.
For teams like the Blue Jays and Giants, the month of April was a disaster and may be difficult to recover from.
Given the chance to rid themselves of one bad moment during their careers, big leaguers sound off.
From Juan Pierre's lack of power to Roy Halladay's O-for-April, it was truly a bizarre season.
The first two pitchers to give up 10 runs in a game this year? Hint: they've won a combined nine Cy Youngs.